Milani Moisture Lock Lemon Oil Infused Lip Treatment – Healing Lemon Honey Review

Hello all,

Milani recently launched a very interesting range of lip treatment – “Milani Moisture Lock Lip Treatment.” This is a range of 8 different lip oils that come in a very cute packaging. I was intrigued as I had not used lip oils before and hence ended up buying 3 oils from this range. Today, I am reviewing the “02 Healing Lemon Honey” variant for you. Read on to find out more.

Milani Moisture Lock Lemon Oil Infused Lip Treatment

$8.49, prices vary from store to store.

Product Description:
Discover a revolution in lip hydration plus a healthy dose of shine with a first-of-its-kind lip oil in 8 addictively scented, kiss quenching shades. All lip oils are formulated with the natural healing power of Jojoba, Avocado and Tsubaki Oil. As an added benefit, each shade is infused with different nutrient-dense oils that treat a specific concern. The soft, extra plush applicator hugs the curves of your lips, locking in moisture.

The 8 different oils in this range are:
01: Moisturizing Almond Coco
02: Healing Lemon Honey
03: Rejuvenating peach mango
04: Conditioning Grapeseed
05: Repairing Primrose
06: Revitalizing Grapefruit
07: Protecting pomegranate
08: Nourishing Raspberry

I bought these three – 02 Healing Lemon Honey, 06: Revitalizing Grapefruit and 08: Nourishing Raspberry oils.\


My Experience with Milani Moisture Lock Lemon Oil Infused Lip Treatment – Healing Lemon Honey:

Packaging:  The packaging of this range is so adorable and is bound to generate a lot of interest. I mean you just cannot pass by these cute little bottles with different colored fluids sitting on a shop shelf. It sort of reminded me of those colored vials in the chemistry lab 😛

Milani Moisture Lock Lip treatment - 02 Healing Lemon Honey

The bottle comes with a screw on cap and a fat doe-shaped sponge applicator. The sponge is pretty big as compared to the normal applicators that you usually see with other glosses, but it is pretty good at picking up the oil and applies the product easily on the lips.

Lip oil applicator

Pigmentation/Texture/Performance:  Though the lip oil seems to have a pretty golden yellow color in the bottle and the wand, it actually appears colorless on the lips. It doesn’t add any color at all to the lips. It only adds loads of visible shiny gloss. I personally am not a gloss person and hence do not enjoy this kind of a shiny look.  The lip oil has a pleasant lemon fragrance which is not overpowering. The smell wears away after a while.

Lip oil

The texture surprisingly does not feel like an oil. It is more like a gloss and the good part is that it is not overtly sticky, but for a product which claims to be a lip treatment infused with oils, I was expecting it to be a bit more hydrating. It does feel moisturizing when you first apply it, but I feel that it just sits there on the lips for a while and then fades away without really sinking into the lips and doing any long-term good. I would instead use a good lip balm any day.  It stays for about 2 hours or so and then starts fading away.


To summarize, I would say it provides a nice shine and a little moisture but nothing that can replace a good lip balm. I would not recommend it for dry lips. Plus, with zero color, I think Milani has overdone it by launching 8 different versions.

Hand swatch

Pros of Milani Moisture Lock Lemon Oil Infused Lip Treatment – Healing Lemon Honey:

  • Nice glossy sheen.
  • Light, non-sticky formula.
  • Applies smoothly on lips.
  • Cute attractive packaging.

Lip swatch

Cons of Milani Moisture Lock Lemon Oil Infused Lip Treatment – Healing Lemon Honey:

  • Not moisturizing enough.
  • Won’t help dry lips.
  • No hint of color at all.
  • Low staying power.

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Would I Repurchase/Recommend Milani Moisture Lock Lemon Oil Infused Lip Treatment – Healing Lemon Honey?
I would not recommend as I feel it does not do much for dry lips. I will not repurchase, but I already own 2 more shades from this range.

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Milani 29 Teddy Bare Color Statement Lipstick
Milani Matte Diva Color Statement Moisture Matte Lipstick
Milani Flamingo Pose Color Statement Lipstick
Vidal Sassoon Moisture Lock One Minute Mask
Nivea Pure and Natural Olive and Lemon Lip Balm
Blossom Kochhar Aroma Magic Minty Lemon Lip Balm
The Body Shop Sweet Lemon Beautifying Oil
Clinique Superbalm Lip Treatment
Dermasil Labs Moisturizing Lip Treatment
Clinique Repairwear Intensive Lip Treatment
Inglot Lip Defence Treatment 02
VLCC Honey Lovable Lips Lip Balm
The Body Shop Honeymania Lip Balm
Burt’s Bees Honey Lip Balm
Forest Essentials Lip Balm Kokum Butter and Honey


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