The Revlon Colorburst Matte Balm’s form part of the Revlon Colorburst Balm range featuring mattes, lacquers and the original kissable balm stains. Being a matte lip lover and loving the original balm stain formula, I knew these would be for me.
My collection started with 2 and very quickly grew to 5. The shades I own are Elusive,
Audacious Unapologetic, Shameless, Striking & Standout; and i’m not going to say there won’t be others joining the pack because I already have my eye on one or two shades more.
All of the balms are beautiful but do require a little bit of lip prep to get them looking nice on the lips which is the case with most matte lippies. I probably could have taken on my own advice when I did these swatches since my lips weren’t in tip top condition as you’ll see.
I will mention the only real problem child in my bunch is unfortunately the amazing purple toned Shameless – the others seem to work really well but this one just applies patchy on me :(. My pick of the bunch is surprisingly one of my newer additions, Striking. It’s such an easy to wear red and quite similar to the discontinued Revlon Matte Lipstick in Strawberry Suede.
Update – I fail at life and this is why I shouldn’t do my posts late at night, below the picture I’ve marked as Audacious is actually Unapologetic….OOPS! I don’t even own Audacious!
Have you tried the matte balms and what should I pick up next? I’ve looked at the lacquer version as well but none of them really stood out to me.
You can pick these up from all the usual Revlon retailers and keep an eye out for when Chemist Warehouse do 50% off, that’s always a good time to grab a couple.