Revlon Colorburst Matte Balm – 250 Standout

by Valarie on February 27, 2014 · 18 comments

Revlon Colorburst Matte Balm – 250 Standout

I remember the balm stain craze last year that many of makeup brands came up with a lip balm in a twist up pen form. While the hype is hot, I got 3 sticks all from Revlon and never tried from other brands thought I still want to get those Chubby Sticks from Clinique. Today let me share with you my review on a balm that is matte which sounds so new to me. The Revlon Colorburst Matte Balm in Standout shade.


Product Details from Revlon Website:

Velvety Matte Look. Moisture Rich Balm

A Matte finish that’s beyond plush.Balm that’s beyond comforting. Our Triple Butter Complex of Shea, Coconut and Mango butters nourishes lips. In 10 collectible, craveable colors.


My Take on Revlon Colorburst Matte Balm in Standout shade:

The packaging of RevlonColorburst Matte Balms are very similar to that of Revlon Colorburst Balm Stains. They are in a twist up tube format that looks like chubby crayons which we all love for they are so easy to tote along, to use and don’t need sharpening. The silver bottom part is where you twist to propel product out. The only difference between the Matte Balms and Balm Stains is that the Matte Balms’ tube is matte and Stain’s tube has shine to it.


Like Balm Stains, this Revlon Matte Balm has minty scent and taste which I find soothing on lips. I got the shade Standout which is the only red in the collection that I saw on the shelf display at the time of purchase. It appears cranberry red to me. The color is quite similar to Maybelline’s 14 Hour Super Stay Lipstick in Continuous Cranberry which is tad bit brighter and redder. Standout, as seen on photos has more pink tone to it and is a tiny bit darker. For someone who isn’t comfortable wearing bright reds but is in the borderline, go give Revlon Standout a try. To me, its color is a toned town version of Maybelline’s Continuous Cranberry.
I love how this matte balm easily glides on lips without tugging or dragging. It is smoother to apply compared to any other matte lipsticks I tried in the past, including Maybelline’s Continuous Cranberry. I am impressed with the formula, it being a matte lipstick. It is super pigmented. One swipe gives so much color. The color you see on the tube is what you’ll get on lips. Super nice!


Now let’s go to longevity. It lasts for only 4 hours on lips with occasional drinking leaving tiny bit of stain on it. Eating would really wipe everything out on my lips, again leaving my lips with slight reddish tint. Well at least it fades evenly. This doesn’t bother me much since I find reapplying so easy with the balm’s texture and pigmentation. I find it not drying on lips on my first 3 days of use but after that, my lips started to dry out. It is winter here so I guess I must keep using moisturizing balms.


Revlon Colorburst Matte Balm- What I Like:

-Standout is one oh so beautiful shade! It truly stands out.
-Color compliments wide range of skin tones.
-Makes teeth appear whiter.
-Nice packaging. No sharpening. It is easy to bring along.
-Soothing minty feel on lips.
-Super pigmented.
-Wonderful texture. It glides smoothly on lips without drag.
-Fades evenly.
-Affordable for $9 sale price.

Revlon Colorburst Matte Balm- What I Don’t Like:

-Doesn’t last long. 4 hours tops with normal lip activity and drinking. It’s all gone after eating.

IMBB Rating: 4/5


Final Thoughts: A matte balm with lovely shades to choose from, wonderful texture, great quality and affordable price, this is nice to try.

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{ 18 comments… read them below or add one }

Nita February 27, 2014 at 6:25 pm

Is it available in India now?


Val Anne Bee March 4, 2014 at 3:17 pm

According to their comments, it isn’t as of the moment. But I do hope too so you guys can start trying this great product. 🙂


jomol February 27, 2014 at 7:37 pm

Beautiful shade Val…actually all three shades are so pretty!


Val Anne Bee March 4, 2014 at 3:16 pm

Hi Jomol *thankyou*. Those 3 are my fave reds as of now. *thankyou*


kiransingh February 27, 2014 at 7:45 pm

lovely shade 🙂


Val Anne Bee March 4, 2014 at 3:17 pm

It is Kiran, I so love it. *thankyou* *thankyou*


swati February 27, 2014 at 8:10 pm

beautiful *drool* ……and it looks absolutely stunning on you *puchhi*


Val Anne Bee March 4, 2014 at 3:15 pm

*thankyou* Swati!


princessmascarenhas February 27, 2014 at 8:16 pm

wooooow!! *woot* This looks lovely !!! *pompom* *pompom* U look lovely Valerie !! *powder*


neha February 27, 2014 at 8:18 pm

uh mazingggg


Vini February 27, 2014 at 9:55 pm

Such pretty shade wow *woot* *woot*
Shade totally suits u, u looking beautiful *clap*


Ramya UrsGorgeously February 27, 2014 at 10:45 pm

Looks so elegant on your lips…!!


Val Anne Bee March 4, 2014 at 3:15 pm

*thankyou* so much Ramya. *puchhi*


Kadambari February 27, 2014 at 11:21 pm

O my!! all the shades r sooooo droolworthy *woot* n u lukin v pretty *haan ji* *puchhi*


Rashmi February 27, 2014 at 11:31 pm

Pretty shades… 🙂


Mayuri February 28, 2014 at 12:31 am

Aww you look so pretty.. Lovely shade.. Waiting for these to come to India soon


Dhara February 28, 2014 at 10:44 am

Wow a matte lip balm amazing waiting to try them , looks super good on u 🙂


Val Anne Bee March 4, 2014 at 3:15 pm

Hi Dhara, yup they are amazing to try. To find a matte lip color with amazing texture is great! it glides easily like it isn’t a matte lipstick at all. *thankyou* *thankyou*


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