I’ve been eager to strive Recent merchandise for a really very long time! And but, it hasn’t all the time been the case. 10 years in the past, I used to be even fairly confused by the idea of this model…
Certainly, the model was obtainable in France just a few years in the past. I even had a job interview with them at the moment! wink
It was about fifteen years in the past, and on the time I bear in mind I had a tough time understanding the model. They only launched their Crème Ancienne and I couldn’t perceive what this anti-aging cream (whose formulation was discovered within the grimoire of a monk!) had to do with an opulent bodycare model (or so I believed).
Certainly, Recent was first recognized for its fairly soaps and its very stylish tub merchandise (in 2003, all people was obsessive about the Saké tub). At the moment, I labored in Parisian shops, and I keep in mind that the manufacturers like Molton Brown or Bliss have been all the fad. So stupidly, I put them underneath the identical umbrella.
I most likely wasn’t the one French not satisfied by their idea as a result of sadly the model didn’t do nicely on the time and was withdrawn from the French marketplace for a number of years. It has since returned, first on the Galeries Lafayette in Paris and now in Sephora France.
Nonetheless, within the US and the UK, Recent continued to develop efficiently and has since expanded its product catalog. They now provide quite a lot of skincare merchandise, fragrance and a variety that clearly caught my eye: the SUGAR moisturizing vary, with its best-sellers, the tinted lip balms SUGAR Lip Therapies!
Recent SUGAR Lip Remedy, presentation:
What the model says about it:
“A bestselling lip therapy—and a cult-favorite amongst all who strive it, together with Hollywood’s elite—that moisturizes, protects, and smooths the lips.
Sugar Lip Remedy SPF 15 blends reparative oils and waxes with actual sugar, a pure humectant, for delectable and reliable moisture.
Candy and tart black currant oil, wealthy in plumping important fatty acids, cushions the lips whereas antioxidant grapeseed polyphenols and nutritional vitamins A, C, and E present safety from wrinkle-causing free radicals. It offers important, year-round safety from damaging UV rays. “
SUGAR is the moisturizing vary of the model Recent and the principle ingredient is, nicely, sugar as its identify signifies. Sugar is a pure humectant (= it retains hydration within the superficial layers of the pores and skin). It’s an efficient ingredient for hydration but it surely’s additionally very yummy, particularly for a lip balm vary! wink
In these well-known Lip Therapies, sugar is paired with repairing oils resembling blackcurrant seed and grape seed oils wealthy in anti-aging polyphenols in addition to antioxidant nutritional vitamins A, C and E. Add to this cocktail of substances an SPF 15 and also you get a full lip care!
We’re removed from the lip balm like Labello stuffed with mineral oils, which aside from forming a thick layer of vaseline on the lips, doesn’t do a lot to nourish and restore the lips deeply… The formulation of those Recent SUGAR Lip Remedy is rather more pure and incorporates no mineral oil in any respect! smile
The Lip Remedy exists in a number of shades and for lip balms, I believe some are actually pigmented! They may nearly be used as basic lipsticks.
I purchased one just a few months in the past once I went to France and once I was within the US, I purchased Three different shades (and consider me, I wished all of them)! smile
small assortment, there are:
– Cherry: a really fairly brilliant cherry pink, with a very good pigmentation,
– Berry: a stupendous berry pink, fairly sheer,
– Tulip: a surprising brilliant pink, nicely pigmented,
– Honey: a stupendous heat peachy nude, fairly sheer.
The vary of Recent SUGAR Lip Remedy incorporates 10 tinted lip balms and 1 clear they usually retail for $24 every.
Recent SUGAR Lip Remedy, my take a look at, and ideas:
– Packaging: clearly, that is at the very least 50% of the explanation why I’m obsessive about these lip balms. I’m completely loopy about these coloured metallic tubes! They’re tremendous stylish and enjoyable! The shade of the lip balm is represented by the colour of the packaging, which is cute and sensible. As well as, I really like the truth that it’s a must to screw them on, no danger of accident within the purse when you need to take them with you.
– Texture and feeling on the lips: the feel may be very creamy. It’s a bit thick, you may really feel it a bit on the lips. For a balm, I discover that it’s a plus as a result of it stays very snug and leaves the lips hydrated and guarded for a number of hours. It’s a really efficient moisturizing therapy!
The one subject I’ve with the feel is that I seen this summer season that it’s a barely fragile formulation that tends to soften simply when it’s a bit too sizzling. So it’s not the perfect product to slide in your seashore bag, I’m afraid… uneasy (I think about they’re conscious of this as a result of they created a extra “seashore pleasant” model wink )
– End: as you’ll count on, it’s a sheer shiny end.
– Style/ Scent: I’m loopy about their yummy candy scent, like a type of lemon brown sugar, an actual delight!
– Pigmentation: relying on the shades, these Lip Therapies are both reasonably clear or fairly pigmented as you will note on the swatches on the finish of this submit. Cherry and Tulip are fairly pigmented and Honey and Berry, extra on the sheerer facet.
– Colour vary: I need all of them, they’re all so tempting! They go from gentle pink, by way of nude, coral, pink and even brilliant pink. Briefly, the selection is kind of vast!
– Utility: the tip of the lip balm is spherical formed, so not very exact. Which is OK as a result of the pigmentation and protection usually are not the identical as an actual lipstick so it’s fairly straightforward to right when you overflow a bit.
– Lasting energy: fairly spectacular for a lip balm! On me, it lasts at the very least 3-Four hours. Probably not widespread for this sort of formulation! smile
– Worth for cash: they retail for $24, which isn’t low-cost. However the high quality is certainly right here, so I might qualify these extra like very high-end and splendid lip remedies.
Lastly, listed here are the swatches:
And right here they’re on me:
– I really like the metallic and colourful packaging, they’re stylish and enjoyable on the identical time, I am obsessed!
– the effectiveness of the formulation: they’re very moisturizing
– the SPF 15, it is all the time good to have a bit solar safety
– their style is so yummy I may eat them!
– the flattering and brilliant shades
– the excellent lasting energy, fairly outstanding for a lip balm
– their worth, they’re positively not low-cost (however the nice high quality can justify it IMO)
I believe it’s going to be very troublesome for me to not acquire all of them! I really like them for his or her effectiveness (they’re actually tremendous moisturizing and the snug impact lasts on the lips) and likewise for the gorgeous colours and packaging. So I might say that they’re well worth the costly price ticket IMO! smile
The SUGAR Lip Remedy can be found on the model’s web site or on the Sephora web site for $24.
And also you, tempted by these Recent SUGAR Lip Remedy? Which shades caught your eye? smile
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