Monday, August 17th, 2009

Korres #52 Red Cherry Lipgloss

Real Lip Gloss Color & Shine with Korres Cherry Full Color Gloss

Korres Cherry Full Color Gloss ($16.00 for 0.20 oz.) is a richly pigmented, glossy lip gloss formula. It is available in thirteen shade varieties from light pinks to beiges to reds.

I tried #52 Red Pink, which is described as a sheer cherry red by Sephora, though I’d completely disagree! It’s more of a semi-opaque, glossy red doused with pink to tone it down and laced with just a smidgen of gold shimmer. The gloss formula is moisturizing, non-sticky, and it has a bit of a cherry scent to it. I wouldn’t call this a particularly long-wearing lipgloss, but I get around three to four hours of wear without the product fading or migrating.

Again, much like Korres’ Eyeshadow pricing, the lipgloss comes in as an affordable high-end brand. For comparison, MAC Lipglass goes for $14.00 for 0.17 oz.; Benefit Lip Gloss goes for $18.00 for 0.17 oz.; Guerlain KissKiss Gloss goes for $29.00 for 0.20 oz.; and Smashbox’s Limitless Long Wear Lip Gloss goes for $21.00 for 0.10 oz. As far as I can tell, Korres Cherry Full Color Gloss comes in as a great budget-friendly way to buy high-end without breaking the bank.

  • Product: 9/10
  • Value: 8/10
  • Ease of Use: 8/10
  • Packaging: 7/10

Recommendation: If a small but varied range of lipgloss that’s moisturizing and non-sticky is up your alley, check out Korres’ Cherry Full Color Gloss. If you like them sheer, be sure to research the shade or check it out in store to be sure it’s not too pigmented.

Availability: Sephora

See more photos and swatches

Guava Lipstick in #17 Pink and #55 Red; Cherry Lipgloss in #52 Red; #51 Silver Eyeshadow; #13 Sky Blue Eyeliner Pencil

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10 thoughts on “Korres Cherry Full Color Gloss Review, Swatches, Photos

  1. Thank you so much for swatching this! I’ve been dying to know how pigmented it is (I have plenty of fairly sheer glosses, and I love Korres, so I’ve been thinking about buying these). It looks absolutely gorgeous! Now I need to find a sale coupon :)

  2. Ashley

    Oh my GOD, I want!
    Too bad the Sephora here doesn’t sell Korres :( Maybe the new one they just opened here will sell the brand! Unless they only sell it in the states? Any other Canadians able to buy this in-stores? I’m not an online-shopper kind of gal, I need to test my stuff out.

  3. Roxy

    Thanks for the review and swatches. I’ve never tried Korres but the cherry gloss looks stunning…so much so that i must get :)