Wednesday, October 17, 2012

AMW Reviews: Face of Australia Divine Shine Lip Plumper

If you put a lip plumper in front of me, I'd probably run to the opposite direction!  That's how allergic I am in anything that would make my lips appear thicker than it already is!

Back in the day, before the famous "Angelina Jolie" sexy lips, I am quite shy about my full lips and would press my lips together or worst, bite my lips when I'm meeting new people.  That's probably the huge reason why my lips are always dry as I tend to eat my lip balm even before the product takes action!

Today, I'm not saying I'm proud of my full, dry lips but I'm embracing what was given to me because I got them from my parents!  *laughs*  The point is, I'm quite happy with what I have because these lips make me the talkative person I am! :P  

When I got the Face of Australia Divine Shine Lip Plumper, I nearly gave this away....


Don't get me wrong, it's not about me + my full lips issue but the ingredients that came with the lip plumper.  Ginger?  Cinnamon?  On my makeup?  NO WAY!

As I applied the product on my lips ready to gag (with Mr. AMW enjoying the view), I am quite surprised the combination of Ginger, Cinnamon and Menthol blended so well together like a married couple + mistress *laughs*

Face of Australia says ---
Cinnamon & Ginger stimulate circulation below the skin's surface, encouraging lips to flush and plump. Menthol combines to produce a longer lasting plumping effect for bigger lips. Lanolin fills fine lines and makes lips appear smoother & fuller. Intense light reflecting pigments ensure a mirror-like gloss effect.

Shades: Sterling Blossom and Lavish Instict

AMW says ---
Pros
  • Comes with sponge applicator that makes it easy to apply on lips.
  • Contains cinnamon and ginger (both I'm not a fan of) but I'm quite surprised the scent is okay for me.
  • Super non-sticky.
  • Never feels heavy on lips.
  • Doesn't sting.
  • Moisturizes my lips.
Cons
  • Though the good moisture makes my lips look a bit plump, it doesn't give the exaggerated "Angelina Jolie" lips as you may want.
Overall
Has a nice tingling sensation that I find relaxing.  Applies smoothly and doesn't feel sticky.  Gives the lips a good amount of shine and moisture.

Tips
  • If you are in dire need to make your lips appear fuller, let's not depend on just one lip product (the Lip Plumper), gently apply lip liner outside the natural line of your lips.  You can choose to apply lipstick on top then finish it with a nice Lip Plumper.
  • Avoid dark lipsticks or lip glosses if you want fuller looking lips.
  • Apply more of the FOA Divine Shine Lip Plumper at the center of your lips for more shine.
  • If you are not a fan of cinnamon and ginger, you may think twice on purchasing this product as not everyone is a fan of these ingredients!
Will I repurchase?
Yes.

To whom do I recommend this to?
Anyone into lip plumper without the painful feel.

Where to purchase and how much?
At D Hip Sanctuary for Php538.00 (approx $12.50). Add them up on Facebook or email them dhip.sanctuary@facebook.com.  If you want to learn about their bazaar schedules, contact Karen 0999-888-2682

Photos

As seen on my before and after photo my lips are full to start with so I don't think it could get fuller (I don't intend to!).  The immediate gratification is the lovely natural warmth it gives with added shine and moisture.


The shade Lavish Instinct is sheer with light shimmers that doesn't equate to a disco ball!

Are you into Lip Plumpers?
If yes, what's your favorite brand?


I have to be honest with you that I dislike lip plumpers and I dislike the way they sting my "already fat" lips!  I am quite surprised with the Face of Australia Divine Shine Lip Plumper as it gives my lips a natural moisture and shine without the sticky feel!

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11 comments:

  1. hello sexy lips! i am not exactly a fan of lip plumper too as they tend to sting. I am alright if the scent is minty...but i hate cinnamon. cinnamon gives me dizziness. I have to sprint if I pass by those cinnamon pastries shop

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    1. another similar trait as sisters! I am scared of cinnamon too!

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  2. It looks a bit fuller but natural! Lovely shade!

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  3. I do not use lip plumpers that much too because they usually feel sticky.

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    1. I agree, but this one isn't too sticky!

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  4. Hey Nikki..
    haven't talk to you for a long time. How are you? how's your family and things?

    You know I've always wanted to visit you some day.. will definitely visit Manila in the future some time. just really busy for the next half year. may be afterwards will head over with my bf.. he can be my translator ^^

    Take good care of your self and will always be reading your lovely posts... enjoy your week..

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    1. Awww let me know if you plan to visit Manila ok? It'll be my pleasure to tour you around :)

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    1. Thanks, my lips are extremely , especially dry these days and I'm glad this doesn't make my lips chap :)

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  6. Hey ! :-) Wanna ask you something...i heard a while before about a some product and they said the product has micro injected collagen..i'm not good at ingredients, can you tell me about this ?

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