L’Oreal Glam Shine Cream Lipstick Review

by Priyanka on May 23, 2010 · 30 comments

From the time I have started using makeup, I have always used just lip-gloss on my lips I have never worn lipstick, because I can’t get used to the look of it on me and I always think it looks a bit odd. I have mentioned this a lot of times here on IMBB, so a review of a lipstick coming from me does sound odd. But I must tell you that I haven’t used lipstick ever with the exception of one, that is, the L’Oreal Glam Shine Cream. I have been using it for quiet some time, infact I am on my second one now. According to L’Oreal, Glam Shine Cream offers a unique result, when applied to the lips, the solid formula transforms into a liquid texture, creating an ultra glossy and shiny color result. Enriched with moisture agents, the glam shine formula leaves you lips soft and supple.

Loreal Glam Shine Cream Lipstick Source

It comes in a shiny silver cardboard box with the name printed on it with a pinkish purplish color. The lipstick itself is a shiny silver metal stick with a pink plastic section between the bottom and the lid. It looks really nice and the lid fastens tightly so there’s no worry of it coming off in your makeup bag. It’s the usual twist-up stick where you twist the bottom section of the stick to get the lipstick high enough up in the tube so you can use it.

L’Oreal Glam Shine Cream Lipstick

I really can’t explain what kind of fragrance it has, I’ve heard people saying its fruity but I really don’t think so. It is kind of an artificial sweet fragrance but it is quiet mild and disappears once it is applied so it won’t be bothersome. I can’t say that its ultra glossy but it definitely has a nice sheen to it. The best part is that it glides on smoothly and it does feels really moisturizing. Infact if you wear it over dry and chapped lips it definitely gives them the moisturized texture like a balm would. Sometimes I feel it does more for my lips than my typical lip balm. This one isn’t kiss proof or transfer resistant, so if you eat or drink something, be prepared to do touchups. But it does stays on for long hours if you don’t eat or drink. The good thing is that even if it disappears it leaves a nice tint on your lips. L’Oreal Glam Shine swatches

The shade I have is Sexy Plum, this is a purplish plum shade (I’m sorry I’m really bad at explaining colors) with golden shimmer particles in it. The one I had earlier was a very light pinkish shade with silver shimmer particles. I dint went to buy it myself so I got stuck with this shade. I actually wanted the shade I was using initially but I had thrown away the empty lipstick bullet so dint knew what shade it was and my mum went to the shoppers stop outlet and the lighting there was bad. She actually couldn’t make out the shades in the bad lighting and so she brought this one for me. It is not that I don’t like this one but I loved the other one a lot.

I bought this one for Rs.560

What I like about L’Oreal Glam Shine Cream:

  • It is super duper moisturizing. I dare to say that it is almost as good as the lip balms that we use. It instantly moisturizes my dry and chapped lips.
  • This can be worn sheerly and you can also build up the color intensity with a nice two to three coats.
  • It stays on nice if you don’t eat or drink anything.
  • I like the cute and classy packaging.
  • It goes on very smoothly and creamy. I like the feel of it.
  • The fragrance is mild and doesn’t bother me much.
  • The packaging is sturdy so you don’t have to worry about losing the cap.
  • Unlike lip-gloss it leaves a tint to my lips when it fades away so my lips are not entirely bare.
  • Doesn’t feels sticky or heavy on the lips

L’Oreal Glam Shine swatches What I don’t like about L’Oreal Glam Shine:

  • It doesn’t stay much longer if you eat something. But that isn’t a problem with me since I’m a gloss person and have the habit of touch ups. But this could be really irritating for lipstick habitual people.
  • It doesn’t give you the ultra glossy effect as stated by L’Oreal.
  • Even when the whole thing has come off the pesky little shimmer particles stay on your lips.

Rating: :-* :-*:-*:-*

Will I repurchase: Yes but in the color I earlier had, it was so pretty.

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{ 26 comments… read them below or add one }

jomol May 23, 2010 at 10:47 am

Mmmmmmmmmm….i have the same comment as yesterday, such luscious lips….this one’s packaging is so cute…..just wanna have this for the cute steely thing. :-)

.-= Jomol’s last blog ..WIFE’S REPLY TO THE HUSBAND’S MAIL =-.

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Priyanka May 23, 2010 at 3:14 pm

Even i like the packaging alot..!! Thanks but no one has ever said that my lips are luscious.. you guys are just so generous with your compliments.. :-* :-*

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jomol May 23, 2010 at 10:51 am

:-D
.-= jomol´s last blog ..WIFE’S REPLY TO THE HUSBAND’S MAIL =-.

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Rati May 23, 2010 at 10:53 am

okay. :)

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ki. May 23, 2010 at 3:07 pm

Hot lips ;) :D and nice colour! :D
.-= ki.´s last blog ..Upset does not begin to describe how I’m feeling =-.

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Priyanka May 23, 2010 at 3:15 pm

Thank you so much Ki.. ;-)

Hope you are feeling good now..!!!

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Vidhya May 23, 2010 at 3:11 pm

plumpy lips ;) looking cute

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Priyanka May 23, 2010 at 6:16 pm

Thank you Vidhya.. :)

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HD May 23, 2010 at 3:54 pm

Priyanka…you hv lovely lips!!! N I love the color

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Priyanka May 23, 2010 at 6:24 pm

Thank you sooo much HD..!! the other color i had was even more beautiful..!!

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Rati May 23, 2010 at 6:00 pm

I saw this lippy at the store today and it’s so glamorous. :-* :-* And I love the shine and the shimmer it has. :)

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Priyanka May 23, 2010 at 6:25 pm

Ya me too live the glam packaging and it does look like you have topped your lipstick with a gloss..!!

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Rati May 23, 2010 at 6:31 pm

I know especially the shimmer is very fine and it’s like a complete lipstick. :)

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Priyanka May 23, 2010 at 6:43 pm

Ya that is why this is the only lipstick in my makeup collection.. though im soon buying her a companion revlon colrburst.. yipeee..!!!

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Rati May 23, 2010 at 7:04 pm

he he :P But that does not have any shimmer or shine and it does not smell yummy or anything.

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Priyanka May 24, 2010 at 12:29 am

I know.. :(
bu then it has uber classy packaging :)

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Rati May 24, 2010 at 12:32 am

I know and the payoff is good. :)

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Poornima May 23, 2010 at 7:45 pm

Hey Priyanka..

You have cute lips..and I love the colour..

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Priyanka May 24, 2010 at 12:30 am

Thank you so much Poornima..!!!

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Sunaina May 23, 2010 at 11:17 pm

That advert is beautiful!!

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Priyanka May 24, 2010 at 12:33 am

Ya Beyonce looks sexy in it.. though they dint do the lipstick justice..!!

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Renuca May 24, 2010 at 1:19 pm

Nice post Priyanka, and lovely colour.. I had bought this lipstick for my wedding (I just bought one, can u imagine?) and still own it tho its almost gone now :-)

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Priyanka May 24, 2010 at 4:53 pm

One Lipstick..??? how did you manage…hahahah..!!

Thank You Renuca..!!

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tanveer May 24, 2010 at 2:57 pm

Hey, I have this in Rose Crystal – a light pink with gold shimmer. It is just like you described it. Smells awesome, looks fab on the lips. Has the look of a gloss without the stickiness. & I too love the packaging. Very sleek :)

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Priyanka May 24, 2010 at 4:59 pm

Oh i guess the shade i earlier had must be Rose Crystal then I was confusing the golden shimmers with silver..!!

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Eliina February 25, 2012 at 12:20 pm

I have one of these that I’ve almost used up. :( Can anyone tell where I can get another one (color no. 100)?

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