Diamond lip gloss

Lip gloss by Cake Beauty

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Pink Diamonds (Pink icicle)

Cake's diamond lip gloss is available in three different colors. They each smell wonderful like yummy cake. The cap of the tube has an attached brush to help guide the gloss on your lips. There are some harmful ingredients in this gloss. This gloss is sticky, but not too sticky. My issue with this gloss is that it burnt my lips.
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Pros:
Color selection, smells wonderful, and brush included to spread the gloss.
Cons:
Burnt my lips, sticky, and some of the ingredients.
Rating by reviewer:
2
extremely useful review

Use

Diamond lip gloss is a thick lip gloss used to add shine to your lips. There are added sparkles to help give you lips and extra shine. It has an alluring scent of cake. This gloss goes on clear and is long lasting. The gloss can be worn on its own or added on top of your usual lip make up. This is a great lip gloss for those who like to have great smelling lips, a colorless shine, and a thicker gloss. Be sure to check the ingredients list for allergy causing ingredients.

Cake's diamond lip gloss comes in a 0.4oz tube. There are three different color choices, creamy white, gold glimmer, and pink icicle. This review will cover pink icicle.

Texture / Consistency / Thickness / Viscosity

Cake lip balm is a thick lip balm. It feels gummy and sticky on your lips, but the sticky doesn't make your lips stick together or stop you from rubbing your lips together. The gloss is easily spread with the brush that comes in the tube. Once applied it says in place well.

Taste / Aroma

As soon as you open the tube of gloss you get the wonderful smell of cake. The smell reminds me of birthday cake ice cream. This is not an overwhelming or unpleasant smell. The smell is more of a vanilla frosting cake, but this is a wonderful aroma. This stays present on your lips, but can only be smelt by those who are very close to you.

If you taste this, you will note that it taste like oils. This is not super unpleasant, but it is not a good taste either. I don't recommend licking your lips with this gloss on.

Performance


This gloss goes on colorless, but it adds shine and sparkles to your lips. It is long lasting, depending on what you are doing. If you are a lip licker, constantly rub your lips together, eat or drink, or talk a lot this will wear the lip gloss away, but it lasts a decent amount of time. You will need to reapply it when you feel it is needed. If you want to remove this gloss use a damp rag for the best results.

For me this product was not good. It burnt my lips as soon as I put it on. I looked over the ingredients list and can't pick out what would be the cause, but something made my lips burn. As soon as I removed the gloss using a damp rag the burning went away. I won't be using this gloss again.

Special Features

Ingredients Breakdown

polybutene- a polymer that is used as a plasticizer and viscosity agent.

hydrogenated polysiobutene- a synthetic polymer that is used to condition.

octyldodecanol- a fatty alcohol that is used a a fragrance additive and skin conditioner.

canola oil- a low erucic acid from Rapeseed Oil that is used to contion.

ozokerite wax-a natural paraffin wax or mineral wax that is odoriferous. It is used to thicken.

calcium aluminum borosilicate- a glass type material that is a bulking agent.

ethylene/propylene/styrene copolymer- s a polymer of ethylene, propylene, and styrenemonomers and used for viscosity control.

silica- the common constituent in sand that is used anti-caking agent and a bulking agent. This is harmful if inhaled.

aroma- what is added to give scent.

zea mays (corn) starch- the starch from corn; it is used to control viscosity and protect skin.

butylene/ethylene/styrene copolymer- is a polymer of butylene, ethylene and styrenemonomers that ends with hydration; it is used for viscosity control.

c10-30 cholesterol/lanosterol esters- a mixture of lipids from the fatty acids C10-C30 with two sterols cholesterol and lanosterol; it is used to control viscosity and condition.

punica granatum sterols- Pomegranate Sterols.

ricinus communis (castor) seed oil- extracted oils for the Ricinus Communis plant; it is used to condition.

phenoxyethanol- a glycol ether that is used as a preservative; for some it can depress the central nervous system and may cause vomiting and diarrhea.

caprylyl glycol- antimicrobial that is used to condition.

tocopheryl acetate- acetic acid and tocopherol (vitamin E), which is used to condition.

helianthus annuus (sunflower) seed oil- oils extracted from sunflower seeds; it is used to condition.

benzophenone 3- a sunscreen ingredient that is associated with photo-allergic reactions, it is used to protect the skin and absorb UV light.

sorbic acid- a natural occurring or synthetic compound that is used to preserve.

rosmarinus offcinalis (rosemary) leaf extract- oils extracted from rosmarinus offcinalis plant; it is used to condition and add scent.

peg 8- is a polyethylene glycol ether of Coconut Alcohol; it is used as an emulsifying agent.

tocopheryl- a class of natural chemical compounds that are related to vitamin E; it's used as a conditioner.

ascorbyl palmitate- a natural occurring fatty acid composed of Ascorbic Acid (Vitamin C) and palmitic acid; it's used as a masking agent and a scent additive.

citric acid- a natural acid found in citrus fruits; it is used to balance ph levels.

ascorbic acid- is a naturally occurring antioxidant that is used as a masking agent and a skin conditioner.

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mica- is extremely brittle minerals that are used as colorant.

titanium dioxide- an inorganic compound that is used in sunscreen and cosmetics; it is used as UV light absorber.

iron oxides- a colorant.

D&C red #6 lake- a color additive.

D&C red #7- a color additive.

D&C red #27- a color additive.

fd&c blue #1- a color additive.

fd&c yellow #1- a color additive.

fd&C yellow #6- a color additive.

bismuth oxychloride- a colorant.

carmine- a red pigment that is from insects, but used as a colorant.

tin oxide- an inorganic oxide that is found naturally in mineral form; it is used to control viscosity.

manganese violet- is an inorganic salt ammonium manganese pyrophosphate that is used as a colorant.
Follow-up commentary
I gave this gloss to my niece alone with all the other glosses I had that I didn't like. This gloss gave me an allergic reaction. I refused to wear it after that. I won't be trying any other cake lip products.
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Comments
  • DeliciousSurprise
    DeliciousSurprise  
    Poor lips.

    Did it burn your finger when you smeared it on there?
  • Twitch
    Twitch  
    thanks for the extensive review.. i can't believe there's all that stuff in there..
  • reeme5
    reeme5  
    thanks for the review
  • Jimenko
    Jimenko  
    Thanks for the review
  • SilverMinxxx
    SilverMinxxx  
    It's so pretty! Too bad it burned your lips! Thank you Beck! Nice review!
  • Pandwhora
    Pandwhora  
    Too bad it burnt your lips Thanks for the good review!
  • Cat E.
    Cat Enderly  
    Thank you for explaining the ingredients.
  • Edeneve
    Edeneve  
    very thorough review
  • HannahPanda
    HannahPanda  
    Some of those ingredients make me raise an eyebrow. Glad you reviewed this so I can steer clear.
  • kitty91
    kitty91  
    great review i was going to pick up some but now after reading your review i think not!! thanks for all the great info!
  • Rey
    Rey  
    thx for the honest review
  • lovebites
    lovebites  
    thanks for the review!
  • iabicpl09
    iabicpl09  
    Thank you
  • EmuLove
    EmuLove  
    Great to know thank you
  • Adriana Ravenlust
    Adriana Ravenlust  
    Sorry to hear about your experience. This is the best gloss I've gotten on here so far.
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