I spotted these a while ago, but for some reason haven’t bought one until now. Not sure why, perhaps over excited for the Revlon Lip Butters?
L’Oreal Rouge Caresse are another sheer lipstick/balm hybrid to pop up on the highstreet. As with the Revlon Lip Butters I don’t find these to be revolutionary, I think they have filtered down from the popularity of more expensive sheer lipsticks, like the Chanel Rouge Coco Shines.
I don’t find the formula of this to be like the Lip Butters at all. The Caresses' are a lot more translucent, slightly easier to apply but don’t last as long.
Aphrodite Scarlet is a gorgeous pinky red shade that gives a beautiful pop of colour. L’Oreal have got the texture of these spot on, they feel weightless and moisturising at the same time, and don't have the same thickness and tacky feeling as Revlon offerings.
My only gripe is with the shade range, which is mainly pinks and nudes, although it does have enough variety I would of liked to have seen an orange shade for summer. The other red shade looks beautiful, and I will definitely be picking it up when I can find a Boots/Superdrug that has it in stock.
You can find L’Oreal Rouge Caresse Lipsticks at Boots where they cost £7.99