Holika Holika Heart Ful Moisture Lipstick in BG401 Baby Beige and CR301 Sweet Coral |
Where to purchase: holikaholika.co.kr , gmarket.co.kr , and anywhere they sell Holika Holika
Price: around $7.50
Made in Korea
Thoughts: I've heard of Holika Holika and love their packaging, but other than that I knew nothing of this brand. So when it came to ordering products, I was lost until I saw this lipstick. I just fell in love with the heart-shaped product. It's just adorable, and I knew I had to get it! I wanted to be safe and ordered a lipstick I knew that would fit me, Baby Beige (second from the left from the picture above). I also was intrigued by Sweet Coral (fourth from the left from the picture above). So I bought both.
The tube of the lipsticks is shiny, very metallic, and feminine with the color choice (pink) and patterns (heart and flower).
The name of the colors are written on the top of the box. I got Baby Beige and Sweet Coral. One thing I like about Korean brands is that they run with the initials of the color theme. It's pretty much the same for all brands. For example, CR stands for corals and BG for Beige.
A closer look at the lipsticks. The left one is Baby Beige and the right one is Sweet Coral.
Here's a closer look at Baby Beige. I have to say this is true to color.
This is Sweet Coral. Again, I have to say true to color and I apologize for taking a picture of a used product. I try to take pictures of products before I start using it, but they didn't show up that well. :X
Here's how Sweet Coral looks on my lips. In the pictures, it look peachy but it's on the coral side.
Now that I talked about the packaging and color of the lipsticks I choose, I will mention my opinion about the product. The first thing I did is smell the product. From the tube, I can smell something sweet but it's pretty faint. It's not extremely noticeable especially when you apply the lipstick on your lips. The first time I applied Baby Beige I did not notice any scent. Sweet Coral is another story. I only smelled the product the first time I applied it, but it was only for a minute.
The texture of the lipstick is smooth and on the creamy side. It glides on your lips while you apply the product. It's very easy to work with. I also like that it doesn't have glitters.
It's pretty decent lasting. It lasted me a good four hours until I had to remove the lipstick. I'm guessing from the name of the product it's suppose to be moisturizing. I don't know if I completely agree on that. It's decent but I noticed dry areas inside my mouth. You know when it turns white because your mouth is dry. Okay, maybe it only happens to me. :X It only happened after couple of hours. It's nice the first two hours.
I wouldn't say there's anything special about these lipsticks. You can get the colors from other brands, but you will not get heart-shaped products. The unique shape and overall cuteness makes this product worth it!
* Cute packaging.
* Heart-shaped product.
* Creamy texture.
* Smooth application.
* No glitters.
* No scent while applying.
* Moisturizing for couple of hours.
* Hard to find.
* Not a variety of colors.
* Not moisturizing after couple of hours.
Would repurchase: Yes, in Baby Beige.
Rating: 4/5 Tobey's Paws
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Disclaimer: The products mentioned in this post are bought with my own money except for pictures taken from Aveeno. I am not affiliated with any company nor getting paid to advertise any products. This post is written with my honest opinion.