NYC Applelicious Glossy Lip Balm Garnet Gala Review

NYC Applelicious Glossy Lip Balm Garnet Gala

Hello Beauties,

Hope you all are doing great. I was not keeping well for the past few days, blame this season for the same. When you fall sick, skin and lips tend to get dry, and you run so low on energy that using makeup feels like too much to ask for. But you have to look presentable if you are attending office/collage while you are sick, so I stick to BB cream, and colored lip balms in such time. Today I will be reviewing one such colour lip balm for you all from NYC.


Price: $2.99

What Product Claims: Big City! Big Apple! Big Care! Need a touch of cushiony sweetness in the daily grind of NYC? Only NYC New York Color could find the city’s soft spot with their new deliciously ‘feel good’ APPLELICIOUS lip balm that will deliver color, shine and moisture in one single swipe! Just like the Big Apple itself it’s juicy, shiny and colorfully loud but also reveals a softer and more caring side. Color is fun and fruity and with a hidden apple core of care it’s also delightfully moist. This ‘oh so cute!’ apple-shaped core reinforces the moisturizing properties of the rest of the balm and gives your lips a healthier look! The apple on the cake? A fruity apple scent that will make your lips irresistibly kissable


My Experience with NYC Applelicious Glossy Lip Balm Garnet Gala:

NYC Applelicious has moisturizer in the centre of the stick and color on the sides. The moisturizing centre has the shape of an apple, which all Apple lovers (fruit and gadget) will like, it looks cute. The shade garnet gala is a mauve pink with copper shimmer in it. The combination of copper shimmer gives it a bit of brown tone and due to the presence of these shimmers the application feels a bit uneven to me compare to other shades of Applelicious Glossy Lip Balm I have used till now. As the shimmers are not very fine, they tend to cluster together and that creates unevenness, which looks ugly to me, also this problem will be elevated for lips with  fine lines. So, as a lip color this particular shade disappoints me and the shimmers in it are to be blamed for that.

Talking of its performance as lip balm, it does decent job of giving moisture to lips. Keeps lips soft and hydrated till it’s there on the lips. But don’t expect this to heal chapped, very dry lips with this lip balm, it is not meant for that. It comes in twistable tube, which is pink in color and has a transparent cap. It is easy to use and carry around, though the packaging feels very fragile but it is working fine with me till now even after few falls 😛

In totality, the NYC Applelicious Glossy Lip Balm are a great product for college goers, young girls or anyone who prefers sheer color with lots of moisturization over regular lipsticks. But the shade Garnet Gala is not everyone’s cup of tea. Though it’s a beautiful shade but the shimmers in it are a big turn off for me. So I recommend this product range but not this particular shade.

Pros of NYC Applelicious Glossy Lip Balm Garnet Gala:

• Cute apple shade moisturizing stick in center.
• Makes lips soft.
• Give color to lips with care.
• Easy to use tube packaging.
• Inexpensive.
• Nice fruity smell.


Cons of NYC Applelicious Glossy Lip Balm Garnet Gala:

• This shade has shimmer in it, which settles in fine lines of lips.
• Application feels uneven.
• Not long lasting.
• Not Available in India.


IMBB Rating: 2.75/5

Will I be repurchasing NYC Applelicious Glossy Lip Balm Garnet Gala?

Not this shade for sure!!

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14 thoughts on “NYC Applelicious Glossy Lip Balm Garnet Gala Review

  1. Hope you’re feeling better now hun…and I personally feel that shimmer in lip balm should be banned. *haan ji* Pretty colour though… 🙂 🙂

  2. Wish u a quick recovery dear… Me too am a fan of apple( fruit and gadgets)!!!! 😀 … But why should anyone put shimmer in a lip balm… Balm is for healing the lips… Shimmer will add to the dryness….i agree with u… Not my cup of tea either

  3. Lovely lip swatch, Sweta! I too got a few of these lip balms a few weeks ago. This one is my least favorite! Great review! 🙂

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