i.d. Bare Escentuals Lip Gloss – Wearable Berry & Wearable Wine

i.d. Bare Escentuals Lip Gloss – Wearable Berry & Wearable Wine

I purchased both as part of a wearable lip kit. Each kit consists of a lipstick, lipgloss & lip liner for US$30. Now you can get them at Bare Escentuals’ website for the mere cost of $9.50 here. Before you start your stampede, take some time to read through this post.

One thing I have to say, the wearable kit in berry is a huge ♥ of mine. It was one of my ‘go to’ lipstick & gloss prior to me amassing my current makeup stash. It truly was a wearable berry & my mom had taken it from me on more than a few occasions to wear it herself! 😀

The wine color on the other hand, is not so wearable. It’s definitely something that I reserved for special occasions due to the depth of the color.

One thing that’s stopping me from recommending these is that from my personal experience, Bare Escentuals lipsticks & lipglosses go rancid fast. When I say rancid, I am referring to the smell. I can’t recall how the brand new Bare Escentuals lipsticks & lipglosses smelled like, but I’m sure it’s not the crayon-ny scent that they are emitting now. As such, I am not able to give a review of it beyond the color as I am not putting them on my lips 😦

As for the lipliners, these are the automatic self sharpening type. Meaning that you just swivel them up & there is no need to sharpen them (look like pencil lead but berry colored). They’re nice. Staying power is moderate as I tend to layer gloss over them as the lipliner by itself seems very drying on my lips. They’re nice to have but are not ones that I would rebuy if I lose them. 

* Purchased by myself & can be purchased for a huge discount on the Bare Escentual Website here

** The BE reply claimed that they no longer sell this kit but I just checked the link & it’s still working (managed to add the kits to my cart). Nonetheless, the ingredients listed are the generic ingredients they replied with are listed below.

Ingredients for Lipgloss: PPG-2 Myristyl Ether Propionate, Ricinus Communis (Castor) Seed Oil, Microcrystalline Wax, Polyethylene, Copernicia Cerifera (Carnauba) Wax, Aluminum Starch Octenylsuccinate, Lauroyl Lysine, Silica, Tocopherol (Vitamin E), Methylparaben, Propylparaben, Ethylparaben. May Contain: Bismuth Oxychloride (CI 77163), Blue 1 Alum Lake (CI 42090), Iron Oxides (CI 77491, CI 77492, CI 77499), Manganese Violet (CI 77742), Mica (CI 77019), Red 6 Ba Lake (CI 15850), Red 7 Ca Lake (CI 15850), Red 21 Al Lake (CI 45380), Red 27 Al Lake (CI 45410), Red 28 Al Lake (CI 45410), Red 33 Al Lake (CI 17200), Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891), Yellow 5 Al Lake (CI 19140).
Ingredients for Lipliner: Polybutene, Tridecyl Stearate, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Neopentyl Glycol Dicaprylate/Dicaprate, Bis-Diglyceryl Polyacyladipate-2, Silica Silylate, Tridecyl Trimellitate, Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea Butter), Tocopheryl Acetate (Vitamin E Acetate), Retinyl Palmitate (Vitamin A Palmitate), Isopropylparaben, Isobutylparaben, Butylparaben. May Contain: Mica (CI 77019), Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891), Iron Oxides (CI 77491, CI 77492, CI 77499), Blue 1 Lake (CI 42090:1), Yellow 5 Lake (CI 19140:1), Yellow 6 Lake (CI 15985:1), Red 40 Lake (CI 16035:1), Red 6 Lake (CI 15850:2), Red 7 Lake (CI 15850:1), Red 27 Lake (CI 45410:2), Red 28 Lake (CI 45410:4), Red 30 Lake (CI 73360:1), Red 21 (CI 45380:2), Bismuth Oxychloride (CI 77163), Silica, Calcium Sodium Borosilicate, Manganese Violet (CI 77742)

Net weight of Lipgloss: .2 oz/5.6 g

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Lip Gloss Dupes?

Lip Gloss Dupes?

So I was doing a blog review of Bare Escentual Wearable Berry & Wine glosses & lipliners when I was reminded of how much I love the color of the Wearable Berry. Since I rounded up most of my glosses recently (to be reviewed/purged/kept), I decided to start swatching them 😀

As you can see, none of them is a exact dupe 😦 Revlon Colorstay Mineral LipGlaze – Forever Raisin 540 & NARS Dolce Vita probably came closest.

You are probably wondering why I want to have a dupe of a color I have already? *gives a Mona Lisa smile* I guess you just have to wait till tomorrow to know. 😀