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Korres Cherry Lip Kisses Review, Swatches, Photos

Korres Cherry Lip Kisses ($19.50) is a set of three 0.20 oz. lipglosses (that’s full size!) by Korres for the price of just a little more than one single lipgloss. After trying #52 in Red Pink, I wanted to see how the other shades stacked up and if they were as opaque as that one (which was already a darker gloss).

  • #33 Nude is a semi-sheer peachy-nude with golden copper sparkle. This one was just okay – there’s nothing really special that drives this color. It looks blah on my lips, and it’s the sheerest Korres’ lipgloss I’ve tried. It’s not a bad shade, it’s just not one I’d actively seek out.
  • #25 Natural Purple is a creamy, semi-opaque played down pink with no shimmer. I actually liked this one the most out of the three shades, because it gave me full color, lots of glossiness, and it looked natural. I don’t know why it’s called Natural Purple, but it’s definitely an easy, wearable shade.
  • #54 Fuchsia is a semi-opaque medium fuchsia with softer pink fuchsia sparkle. This one settled a bit into lines and applied streaky, so some care needs to be used to apply it and get a more even look. It’s a fun pop of pink, but I’ve seen this color before.

Korres’ Cherry Full Color Gloss is a moisturizing, non-sticky gloss with a high-shine glossy finish that tends to be more pigmented than the typical gloss. Not all shades are created equal, so some shades are more opaque than others. The gloss has a faint scent of cherry, but it’s hardly noticeable (which may or may not be a good thing for you).

  • Product: 26/30
  • Value: 8/10
  • Ease of Use: 4/5
  • Packaging: 4/5

Availability: Sephora

See swatches


#33 Nude, #25 Natural Purple, #54 Fuchsia


Korres #33 Nude Lipgloss


#25 Natural Purple


Korres #54 Fuchsia Lipgloss

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Reviewer

Christine has normal-to-dry skin with areas of dryness (cheeks, nose, and under the eyes). She has a light-medium skintone with subtle, warmer yellow undertones. Her best foundation matches include: Tarte Rainforest of the Sea in Light-Medium Neutral (best match), Estee Lauder Double Wear Stay-in-Place Makeup in Desert Beige 2N1, Giorgio Armani Maestro Glow in 4.0, Hourglass Warm Ivory Vanish Seamless Finish, Laura Mercier Candleglow Soft Luminous in Dusk, MAC NC20/NC25, Make Up For Ever Ultra HD Liquid in Y305 (140). For more matches, please read our full Foundation FAQ. For more information on our review process, please read our Review FAQ.

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I like Natural Purple the best. Their definition of “purple” must be different from the rest of us. Nude is barely there 🙁 I have never tried Korres lip glosses…not sure I am missing out though?

Natural Purple is the nicest, but since they’re not sticky I’m worried they wouldn’t stay long on my lips… and for $20 I think it’s a skip for me (or at least until a Christmas wishlist can come about ;P)

omg! i have almost the same lip shape as you! but i’m slightly darker skinned(with yellow undertones) so for me the nude works best. i have pink lips, so the peachy color actually shows. natural purple is good too, but i feel like i’ve seen that color before.
oh, and i get what you said about fuschia being streaky.
i made the decision in a hurry and felt guilty about spending that much, but totally worth it. i use it everyday. and i like the smell! try sephora stores. i paid $17 for it there.

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