Saturday, August 15th, 2009


Cloudaine Elegant Lip Gloss

Kevyn Aucoin: Elegant Lip Gloss

Cloudaine Elegant Lip Gloss ($27.00) is a potted lip gloss that goes on sheerly, but it does provide some color–it’s not really a lip balm, though it looks a bit like one. It has a glossy, lipgloss feel once you’ve broken through the top layer. It does come with a retractable lip brush, which makes the value go up a bit, since I do find the price tag a bit steep for this kind of a product. Cloudaine is a soft, sheer milky pink with multicolored shimmer and a fair amount of glossiness. It’s a very wearable shade–great for everyday. I’m, personally, not a big fan of potted lip balms or glosses, because it requires usage of a brush if you want to avoid bacteria and the ick-factor.

  • Product: 8/10
  • Value: 7/10
  • Ease of Use: 7/10
  • Packaging: 6/10

Recommendation: If you need a travel-friendly option of lip gloss, consider this solid form of lip gloss. It’s easy to take with you anywhere, and the included retractable brush makes application easy.

Availability: KevynAucoinDirect.com

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Kevyn Aucoin packaging


Pristine Eyeshadow, Cloudaine Elegant Lip Gloss

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4 thoughts on “Kevyn Aucoin: Elegant Lip Gloss Reviews, Photos, Swatches

  1. MC

    Very pretty– but too expensive and that form of packaging is a hassle. I imagine there’s a MAC dupe of sorts for nearly HALF the price…

  2. Christy

    Nice, but I think I’d prefer getting a nice lipgloss from MAC for less money or Chanel if I feel like spoiling myself. Am not a fan of potted lipgloss either! A squeeze tube or tube with a wand is way nicer!