Tower 28 Office Hours BeachPlease Balm Reviews & Swtaches

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Tower 28 Office Hours BeachPlease Lip + Cheek Tinted Balm
Tower 28 Office Hours BeachPlease Lip + Cheek Tinted Balm
Tower 28 Office Hours BeachPlease Lip + Cheek Tinted Balm
Tower 28 Office Hours BeachPlease Lip + Cheek Tinted Balm
Tower 28 Office Hours BeachPlease Lip + Cheek Tinted Balm
Tower 28 Office Hours BeachPlease Lip + Cheek Tinted Balm
Tower 28 Office Hours BeachPlease Lip + Cheek Tinted Balm
Tower 28 Office Hours BeachPlease Lip + Cheek Tinted Balm
Tower 28 Office Hours BeachPlease Lip + Cheek Tinted Balm
Tower 28 Office Hours BeachPlease Lip + Cheek Tinted Balm
Tower 28 Office Hours BeachPlease Lip + Cheek Tinted Balm
Tower 28 Office Hours BeachPlease Lip + Cheek Tinted Balm
Tower 28 Office Hours BeachPlease Lip + Cheek Tinted Balm
Tower 28 Office Hours BeachPlease Lip + Cheek Tinted Balm
Tower 28 Office Hours BeachPlease Lip + Cheek Tinted Balm
Tower 28 Office Hours BeachPlease Lip + Cheek Tinted Balm
Tower 28 Office Hours BeachPlease Lip + Cheek Tinted Balm
Tower 28 Office Hours BeachPlease Lip + Cheek Tinted Balm
Tower 28 Office Hours BeachPlease Lip + Cheek Tinted Balm
Tower 28 Office Hours BeachPlease Lip + Cheek Tinted Balm
Tower 28 Office Hours BeachPlease Lip + Cheek Tinted Balm
Tower 28 Office Hours BeachPlease Lip + Cheek Tinted Balm
Tower 28 Office Hours BeachPlease Lip + Cheek Tinted Balm
Tower 28 Office Hours BeachPlease Lip + Cheek Tinted Balm
Tower 28 Office Hours BeachPlease Lip + Cheek Tinted Balm
Tower 28 Office Hours BeachPlease Lip + Cheek Tinted Balm
Tower 28 Office Hours BeachPlease Lip + Cheek Tinted Balm

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Tower 28 Office Hours BeachPlease Lip + Cheek Tinted Balm ($20.00 for 0.158 oz.) is a slightly muted, medium-dark rosy pink with warmer undertones and a natural finish–not totally matte but it did dry down.

  • Medium, buildable coverage
  • Lightweight, moderately emollient consistency
  • Best as a blush, so-so as lip color (prone to emphasizing texture)
  • Long-wearing as blush (8 hours)

FURTHER READING: Formula Overview for details on general performance and characteristics (like scent).

Formula Overview

$20.00/0.158 oz. - $126.58 Per Ounce

The formula is supposed to have "buildable color" with a "luminous, second-skin finish" that can be used on lips and cheeks. They seem quite pigmented initially, but they are more buildable coverage than they are intense coverage as the moderately emollient consistency readily sheers out in practice. This is likely how most people want their cream blushes to work, as it makes the formula easy to work with as it's quite blendable but can easily be built up for higher coverage where needed.

As a cream blush, the finish was dewy, but it had dried down and no longer felt emollient to the touch, which yielded better longevity on my skin. The formula sings as a cream blush, which would be the purpose I'd recommend these for. They applied evenly and blended out nicely on bare skin as well as over foundation as it did not lift up base products. They lasted around eight hours for most shades before fading--not sliding--on me.

As a lip product, the finish was less dewy and looked more satin. They're weaker as a lip product than a cream blush as the product was more prone to separating along my lip lines or catching on imperfections with so-so wear. They were comfortable enough to wear, as they were thin but not clingy, with color that lasted two to three hours. I did not find it hydrating as a lip product.

Browse all of our Tower 28 BeachPlease Lip + Cheek Tinted Balm swatches.

Ingredients

Hydrogenated Polyisobutene, Zea Mays (Corn) Starch, Ricinus Communis (Castor) Seed Oil, Polyhydroxystearic Acid, Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Wax, Diisostearyl Malate, Triisostearyl Citrate, Microcrystalline Wax (Cera Microcristallina), Jojoba Esters, Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea) Butter, Orbignya Oleifera Seed Oil, Oryza Sativa (Rice) Bran Extract, Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Extract, Rosmarinus Officinalis (Rosemary) Leaf Extract, Camellia Sinensis Leaf Extract, Chamomilla Recutita (Matricaria) Flower Extract, Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Extract, Carthamus Tinctorius (Safflower) Seed Oil, Acacia Decurrens Flower Wax, Persea Gratissima (Avocado) Oil, Rosa Canina Fruit Oil, Glycine Soja (Soybean) Oil, Tocopherol, Polyglycerin-3, Caprylyl Glycol, Ethylhexylglycerin. MAY CONTAIN: Iron Oxides (CI 77491), Iron Oxides (CI 77492), Iron Oxides (CI 77499), Red 7 Lake (CI 15850), Red 22 Lake (CI 45380), Red 30 Lake (CI 73360), Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891).

Disclaimer: Ingredient lists are as available by the brand (or retailer) at the time of publishing. Please always check product packaging, if it exists, for the ingredient list applicable to the product you're purchasing, or the brand or retailer's website for the most up-to-date ingredient list.

Office Hours

PPermanent. $20.00.
B+
B+
9
Product
10
Pigmentation
9
Texture
7
Longevity
5
Application
89%
Total

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Christie Avatar

I’m sad that this doesn’t appear nearly as mauve as it has in social media posts I’ve seen. The good news is that I no longer feel I ‘have to have it’! (I will absolutely purchase the new gloss though when it’s stocked in Canada.)

kjh Avatar

This. Wanted it despite having mauves from Ta, MAC, and 2 Lottie London hot boys collection. Yeah, I had to look them up. Zayn and Zac. Those shades are far more real mauve. I think T28 also called it mauve. Not to my eye.

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