NYC Applelicious Glossy Lip balm Review

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I purchased this applelicious lip balm in pink lady at Walmart for $3-4 without taxes because I am a super sucker for cute products and cute packaging. Now I would be lying if I said that I didn’t purchase this product just because of the apple.

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The shade I got is pink lady, there are 9 other colours that you can choose from. On the website it says that this product is $2.99 but it all just depends in where you live. This product has 3.5 grams of product and is available in a variety of places because NYC is sold pretty much anywhere where you can purchase makeup products such as shoppers drugmart, Rexall, Walmart, target & dollar stores in my city. This is targeted as a lip balm it is decently pigmented but don’t expect lipstick pigmentation.

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So this is a swatch so as you can see it is a pink shade with a shine. It isn’t a thick consistency but it is a little too sticky for my liking.Once applied to your lips you do notice there is a smell, I think it’s suppose to be apple but I found that it does have a smell but a factory smell if that makes sense. I was not impressed when I found that it did nothing for my chapped lips. It did not hydrate my lips at all but instead clung to my dry spots. Even when applying a lip balm prior to applying this product it still appeared that my lips were super chapped. The apple logo is in throughout the whole lip balm.

The lasting power is unimpressive. I got 30 mins to an hour with this product when I drank water & a little less than one and a half hours without drinking anything. Overall I wasn’t impressed by the pigmentation lasting power. There is also a strange taste that I disliked. Lastly the product comes in cheap plastic but keeping in mind that it’s only $3-4 I can’t really complain. The only concern it might break if I have it with my purse.

Short Version: Pros
• affordable
• decent amount of product
• variety of shades
• available at a variety of locations
• decently pigmented for a lip balm
• apple is cute

Cons
• not hydrating to lips even though it is advertised as a lip balm
• sticky
• weird taste
• factory ish smell
• cheap packaging
• short wear
• still dry even after another lip balm has been applied

Would I repurchase this product ? No
Do I recommend this product ? No.

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