Monday, September 14th, 2009

Rant & Rave

Tell us why/what you love, hate, or are indifferent about…


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19 thoughts on “Rant & Rave: Lip Plumpers

  1. Emm

    I am pretty indifferent about lip plumpers because I feel my lips plumpness is good enough. As well as all the ones I have tried didn’t make that big of a difference.

  2. I hate hate hate them, I just can’t stand the tickling, makes me think of allergic reaction or dentist appointment!

  3. Lyndsay

    I am with Emm… I am very indifferent about them. I have very full lips already, so I don’t use them. But, I also know that I have very sensitive lips, so IF I didn’t have full lips and used them, I’d probably hate them if they caused ANY heat or burning/stinging feeling

  4. Constance

    Definately HATE them! Everyone one I have tried has actually “burnt” my lips and made them peel.

  5. Kristin

    I would like for my lips to be a little fuller, but I don’t have a visible difference with the lip plumpers I’ve tried. I’ve stayed away from Lip Venom though – it doesn’t sound like something I should put on my lips voluntarily.

  6. Jezi

    They don’t bother me, but I don’t see the point of lip plumpers, it’s extremely temporary and they don’t do very much at all if they do.

    I have full lips, so it’s annoying when a kit includes a lip plumper, so it’s lame.

  7. Bridgette

    I have full lips but sometimes i use lip plumpers and they dont do much to my lips. So I dont really like them and I dont like the tingly feeling.

  8. kayla

    you did this one not too long ago.

  9. The only lip plumper I’ve used is Buxom Lips from Bare Escentuals and it does nothing for me. No plumping in any way, whatsoever!

  10. MO

    I have tried only Venom and Philosophy lip plumpers. The Philosophy one is amazing! It only slightly tingled, and I noticed a long lasting plumping effect which lasted days. I do think it’s bad to use lip plumpers daily, I can imagine it’s not natural to induce a “swelling” reaction often.

  11. Tina

    Urgh! I hate them! The ‘burning’ sensation is too unbearable for me. I have a sensitive mouth (my tongue swells from cinnamon gum) : )….so any tingling at all is uncomfortable for me.
    I hate MAC Plushglass – OUCH!

  12. Sarah Leigh

    Funny you should ask – I just tried Urban Decay Lip Injection at Sephora last night. Exactly what it felt like – an injection!!! A hundred tiny needles painfully prickling my lips! I had to wipe it off within minutes but some of it got on my tongue and it prickled some more. Never again!

  13. Cherie

    I purchased a Physician’s Formula lipstick for the sweet colour but it turns out it was a plumper. It smelt horrible and started to burn my lips! I actually returned it. Never again!!!

  14. virion_butterfly

    I am happy with the fullness of my lips so I usually don’t use lip plumpers. However, I decided to try one a long time ago. I can’t remember which brand it was because I threw it out. It just made my lips dry out and peel, which I hate because then I have to wait until my lips look nice again to wear lipstick! I found that rather than making my lips look any plumper, it just caused redness around my lips which was visible through my foundation! I HATE LIP PLUMPERS!

  15. Christy

    I’ve used Duwop Lip Venom, MAC Plushglass and Victoria’s Secret Very Voluptuous Lip Plumper. I don’t find they do much plumping, but they taste good. I don’t mind the tingling much.

  16. Charlotte

    I love Lip Fusion!!! I have full lips already, as does the makeup artist colleague who recommended it to me, but it smoothes out all the cracks and makes our lips even more lush. It smells good and doesn’t burn. We don’t leave home without it 😀

  17. Sushi Flower

    I hate lip plumpers. I havent found a single one to make any difference in the plumpness of my lips, so its pretty much a waste of money. the tingling sensation they create bothers me, even making my tongue and throat feel uncomfortable.

  18. Andrea

    I have hated every lip plumper I have tried!!! I don’t like the tingling feeling at all.

  19. Torie

    I do not really like lip plumpers either. The first I ever tried was a few yrs back UD had the big fatty lip plumper-it was painful. I have to admit the BE buxom lip glosses don’t burn but feel like a cool menthol which actually felt good on my lips when they were sunburned:) I really didn’t notice any plumping either so it was/is not worth it to me.