Buxom Dolly Full-Bodied Lip Gloss Review, Photos, Swatches

Buxom Dolly Full-Bodied Lip Gloss
Buxom Dolly Full-Bodied Lip Gloss

Buxom Dolly Full-Bodied Lip Gloss ($19.00 for 0.15 fl. oz.) is described as a “shimmering sultry mauve.” It’s a medium, pinky-plum with fine gold shimmer. NARS Sweet Revenge (P, $26.00) is lighter. MAC Spontaneous (LE, $20.00) is cooler-toned, lessy glossy. Giorgio Armani #524 (P, $29.00) is less shimmery. Urban Decay Naked (P, $19.00) is lighter. NARS Oasis (P, $25.00) is less shimmery. Chanel Troublant (LE, $32.00) is similar. Bobbi Brown Naked Plum (P, $24.00) is cooler-toned. See comparison swatches / view dupes.

I bought this after I fell in love with Dolly Full-Bodied Lipstick. There are some similarities between the gloss and the lipstick, but the gloss is sheerer, more shimmery, and has a lighter pink base–it’s not as warm-toned as the lipstick. The formula is supposed to be a “sheer, shimmering, hydrating gloss with a no-tingle plumping effect.” It’s exactly as described: it had sheer color payoff–noticeable color and shimmer but the natural lip color comes through quite a bit–with a non-sticky, hydrating formula that wears three hours on me. The consistency is lightweight, comfortable to wear, and doesn’t settle into lip lines.

Dolly

LELimited Edition. $21.00.
A-
A-
9.5
Product
10
Pigmentation
9
Texture
7.5
Longevity
5
Application
91%
Total

Buxom Dolly Full-Bodied Lip Gloss
Buxom Dolly Full-Bodied Lip Gloss

Buxom Dolly Full-Bodied Lip Gloss
Buxom Dolly Full-Bodied Lip Gloss

Buxom Dolly Full-Bodied Lip Gloss
Buxom Dolly Full-Bodied Lip Gloss

Buxom Dolly Full-Bodied Lip Gloss
Buxom Dolly Full-Bodied Lip Gloss

Buxom Dolly Full-Bodied Lip Gloss
Buxom Dolly Full-Bodied Lip Gloss

Buxom Dolly Full-Bodied Lip Gloss
Buxom Dolly Full-Bodied Lip Gloss

Buxom Dolly Full-Bodied Lip Gloss
Buxom Dolly Full-Bodied Lip Gloss

Buxom Dolly Full-Bodied Lip Gloss
Buxom Dolly Full-Bodied Lip Gloss

Buxom Dolly Full-Bodied Lip Gloss
Buxom Dolly Full-Bodied Lip Gloss

Buxom Dolly Full-Bodied Lip Gloss
Buxom Dolly Full-Bodied Lip Gloss over Dolly Full-Bodied Lipstick

Buxom Dolly Full-Bodied Lip Gloss
Buxom Dolly Full-Bodied Lip Gloss over Dolly Full-Bodied Lipstick

Buxom Dolly Full-Bodied Lip Gloss
Buxom Dolly Full-Bodied Lip Gloss over Dolly Full-Bodied Lipstick

Makeup Look
On face:
  • Giorgio Armani Maestro Foundation
  • Urban Decay Naked Loose Finishing Powder
  • Laura Mercier Sensual Reflections Cheek Melange

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Ginny Avatar

This color has been on my radar for a while but I can’t decide if it will look good. I prefer lipstick to gloss. Christine, in your opinion, would the lipstick pull neutral/neutral warm on someone with very fair skin and pink undertones? I wouldn’t want it to look too orange. It looks perfect on you.

Denise Avatar

I love Dolly, but that “no tingle” is a dealbreaker for me. That’s what I buy Buxoms for (and what it’s known for), so why they would make products without it puzzles me.

Adriana Avatar

Sadly, I had to give my sister all of my Buxom tingling lipglosses and lipsticks. This minty-tingling sensation caused me to have a runny nose all day long, which was very annoying and disrupting… It’s got something to do with my nose allergies, I guess, which really disappointed me about the formula, because I so LOVE the consistency of the products and the colors! Maybe I’ll now that they’ve removed the tingling effect I’ll be able to wear again Buxom lip products.

Kristi Avatar

Have you tried the “Full Bodied” lip gloss from Buxom? They have no tingle effect to them. I own both the original tingle and non tingle Full Bodied glosses. Same consistency and yummy feel. I hope those work for you.

Julie Avatar

AHHHH!!!! I’m so happy to see you review a Buxom gloss!!! It is my absolute FAVORITE Formula!!! I tend to get a little bit better wear time, & find that it does a great job of “smoothing” out the lines in my lips, which are of similar fullness to yours, but considerably dryer!! I would LOVE to see more reviews from this & their regular lip polish formula!

I have this color in their regular, “tingly,” formula, & at least on my screen, this looks slightly warmer & slightly more pigmented, but it could just be the variation caused by lighting/screen display. Thank you as always!!

Julie Avatar

Totally understand!! My lips aren’t terribly sensitive, but I find that their “plumping” formula is far, far gentler than most…it’s more of a cool, minty tingle, not a hot, peppery or cinnamon-y tingle….other plumbers dry my lips out, but theirs doesn’t at all! I would hate for you to have a bad reaction, but it might not cause the same problems as others you’ve tried!!!

Sara Avatar

I have a free deluxe sample of this coming from Sephora today! I think it was the code DOLLYLIP with a $35 purchase (or $25, I spent over $35 so I’m not sure). I have a lipstick similar to Dolly and I really want to try layering the two, it looks beautiful on you! Rich color, but a lovely shimmer.

taylor Avatar

Omg! Christine, you look so beautiful in these pictures! Black is a great color on you, and your hair looks great! What eyeliner are you wearing by the way? I’m looking for a long wearing ultra black eyeliner for the waterline.

kellly Avatar

I am so tempted to get at least one of these. The color is such a pretty natural color. . . it looks really great. I’ve been more into brighter lip colors lately but this is really a nice looking color for a natural look. I’ll have to really eyeball them next time I’m at Sephora. . .

kellly Avatar

completely off the topic – I totally LOVE the earrings you wear. They are so pretty! I noticed a different pair a couple days ago, too. Very pretty!

Emiloutre Avatar

Nice and easy colour! I wonder, does it look similar to MAC Cremesheen gloss in Deelight – with sparkle?
PS: I really like the eyelook on the first picture!

Shanice Avatar

Have you tried the polish as well? I have a sample that I got from somewhere and am absolutely in love with, but it doesn’t say whether it’s the polish or the lipgloss.

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