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Recommendations for non sticky lip gloss or balm - christmas present to myself!

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Jemster Sat 20-Dec-14 20:22:43

I'm off shopping tomorrow and want to treat myself to a lipgloss for the festive season. I've seen some lovely shimmery, sparkley ones on people lately.
I really don't like anything too sticky or that has a noticeable taste as some I've bought in the past have had.
I generally buy clinique make up but have never had their lipgloss, reviews say its quite sticky?
Any recommendations please?

janx Sat 20-Dec-14 20:24:44

You are right that Clinique is sticky... It's really disappointing!

QuickSilverFairy Sat 20-Dec-14 20:28:27

I am a huge fan of Fresh Sugar lip treatment. It is very soothing, comes in great colours and is def non sticky.

Madaboutthrows Sat 20-Dec-14 20:50:15

Clinique superbalm..not strictly a lipgloss though

Darkchocsprinkles Sat 20-Dec-14 20:55:36

This one. No contest wink

creamhearts Sat 20-Dec-14 20:59:42

Dior lip gloss is not sticky.

Cheesymonster Sun 21-Dec-14 07:56:48

I was going to suggest the same as darkchoc although I've not tried it myself. I've used the boots no 7 "dupe" which is called BB Lips.

WildBillfemale Sun 21-Dec-14 08:38:22

Nuxe Honey lip balm in the little glass pot is the best I've ever used, I must be on my 5th pot now. It's not coloured but it is great for soft lips. It actually seems to do something. Most lip balms only work when they are on, as soon as they wear off the effect goes, not this one.

Madaboutthrows Sun 21-Dec-14 09:29:27

The nuxx balm is lovely.

Rinkydinkypink Sun 21-Dec-14 09:33:03

Clinique is sticky. Max factor and stila are what I'm using at the moment. You have to keep testing them. I'm sure they change there ingredients.

Beangarda Sun 21-Dec-14 20:04:33

I'm wearing something I just picked up randomly in a health food shop last week, but it's great - non-sticky, moisturising and the right amount of colour. Burt's Bees tinted lip balm in 'Rose'.

70isaLimitNotaTarget Sun 21-Dec-14 20:16:04

Last year Vaseline did a limited edition Red - I bought it for DD , she loves it. It's a sheer red.
IIRC they have a honey one this year.

YY to Nuxe, I use some at night as a treatment (smoothed on with my fingertip) if I'm using as a gloss, I use a brush

Skinheadmermaid Mon 22-Dec-14 23:50:58

Benefit have one called sugar crush or sugar bomb, something like that. Its really nice and soft, not sticky at all.

pebblepots Tue 23-Dec-14 00:00:59

Boots No. 7 BB lips

AwkwardSquad Tue 23-Dec-14 08:02:03

Burt's Bees do a good range of tinted lip balms, including some with a little shimmer. Not gloopy or sticky at all, and inexpensive.

coffeenut Tue 23-Dec-14 08:13:45

Nars and mac lip glass.

MilkThistle187 Tue 23-Dec-14 08:55:47

I love Dior Lip Glow, also agree the Burts Bees lip balms are brilliant value.

On Christmas Eve I always treat myself to a Chanel lip gloss, great colours and the packaging is gorgeous

Eliza22 Wed 24-Dec-14 09:21:25

The Clains one, linked to above. No question.

Gunpowder Wed 24-Dec-14 09:26:24

I like Nars too, and Laura Mercier.

Dancergirl Wed 24-Dec-14 11:22:38

Love the look of the clarins one darkchoc , what colour do you have?

MrsMarcJacobs Wed 24-Dec-14 20:25:44

Dior addict lipgloss - the best I've ever used smile

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