Korres • Lip Butter - Jasmine • Lip Treatments
|Would buy this product again.||63%|
Age: 56 & Over Skin: Normal, Fair-Medium Hair: Brown Eyes: Other
Does exactly what it says it will do. Leaves your lips soft and un-sticky, This Jasmine color is a soft soft pink tint. This is a product you like but aren't sure if your in love with it but keep going back to it. As far as just putting something light on your lips for moisture and a little color this is deffinitely a great product.
Age: 18 & Under Skin: Acne-prone, Fair-Medium Hair: Brunette, Curly, Medium Eyes: Brown
I know people love this. Don't hate me I guess?
I guess my lips don't like shea? It kind of just sits on the surface and feels like a sticky coating. It's thick and quite nice to sleep in because by the time I wake up, it has sunken in and my lips are soft but it doesn't really smooth out the surface if that makes sense. I thought it would be buttery in a melty way, not really in a thick way. It's hard to find any other way to describe this product aside from thick.
This Jasmine scent is really nice though - smells sweet, like cookies. Not at all an herbal, flowery scent as one might think from the name.
For reference, most lip balms are terrible on my lips and the best I've found so far is Burt's Bees. If you've had good experiences with shea butter in the past, I'm sure you'll love this.
Age: 25-29 Skin: Normal, Fair Hair: Brown Eyes: Green
This is gross, it smells sickly sweet like sugar, its sticky, and doesnt moisturize at all. i have lightly pigmented lips and this is so light in color that it made even my light lips look almost white. I couldnt finish it and gave it away to my sister.
Age: 25-29 Skin: Acne-prone, Medium Hair: Black Eyes: Brown
I like the feel of this product, but because it has no SPF and I have to use my finger to apply it, I only use this at night. It's pretty good as a prep for lipstick, and I use if before I go to bed. My lips feel soft but not greasy or waxy, and the next morning my lips are soft without feeling sticky. It smells really nice. A little also goes a long way. I've had this for months and barely made a dent in it. The colour is pretty natural so don't expect any additional colour to the lips.
I do live in a humid county so for those looking to this as a relief from winter's bite, I don't think it would do the job. Also, it's pretty expensive for a lip balm with no SPF.
Age: 25-29 Skin: Combination, Fair-Medium Hair: Brunette Eyes: Brown
It's not the best lip balm, but I'm giving 4 stars because it smells so, so good, its like a vanilla-honey-gourmand smell that I really enjoy. It's humectant, and it gives a beautiful hint of nude color.
Age: 30-35 Skin: Oily, Fair-Medium, Neutral Hair: Brown Eyes: Hazel
During the winter my already very dry lips get much drier. This is not HG, but still works very well. Smells great (like toasted marshmallow), lasts pretty well, non sticky. Best of all my lips are not more uncomfortable when it wears off. Will probably repurchase for a day balm, but not really enough for a night treatment.
Age: 19-24 Skin: Normal, Fair Hair: Blond Eyes: Green
I totally LOVE this product!!! I love both the texure and the color!It makes my chapped lips so soft..It has a wonderful burnt sugar smell and leaves my lips shiny and hydrated!I use it pure at home while outdoors under my matte fuchsia lipstic which deydrates my lips!The price here in Greece is satisfying!The only thing I didn't like so much was the material of the package..I found it somewhat cheap..but this is just an insignificant detail! I will sure buy it again and again!!!
Age: 25-29 Skin: Combination, Fair-Medium, Neutral Hair: Brown, Wavy, Medium Eyes: Green
I bought this mainly because I need a lip butter and wanted to try something else from Korres. It smells nice, has a good natural lip tone color, and on the first use it made my lips soft and healthy looking. If it gives long lasting moisture then it's a keeper. A bit expensive, but the ingredients are not cheap. I will update if I change my mind. Update: This is a basic lip butter, but it's not intensive enough for winter and doesn't penetrate lips enough to give moisture. It's just a surface balm. I think what people love the most is the color, scent, and feel of it.
Age: 30-35 Skin: Sensitive, Fair Hair: Brunette Eyes: Hazel
I must admit this has been an HG of mine for years now. I first discovered these little pots of lip butter when I got the Pomegranate Korres one. I fell in love with it for being a richly pigmented butter -- which this product is not. It imparts very little pigment on my fair rosy lips, on me personally it's barely perceptible. It seems to just mute the colour slightly while imparting a tiny hint of pinkness. This is not what makes this product HG for me, although I do like the look of it...
What makes this product HG for me is that it reliably restores my lips when used overnight and is really pleasant to use. It also reliably does not give me me lip zits, which a majority of lip butters do when used to excess. I am very prone to these, and regular oily products like Badger type balms will literally do it overnight. This one, I can slather on generously, and it will not irritate or break out my lips. It is not overly heavy, which means that when my lips are flushing madly it doesn't trap the heat and make them feel unbearably hot. Heavier textured lip products have been guilty of being rather uncomfortable when I am experiencing angry rashy red lips in the past. For this reason I really treasure this tiny pot of understated butter.
The texture is somewhat waxy and forms a pleasant cushiony film that can be built up to a lush texture without being gloppy. People who like a very thick slippy Vaseliney texture may not like this as much, this is more like an emollient wax than a heavy duty coating. The smell is quite pleasant and mellow to my nose: a gentle caramel smell, fairly agreeable and natural smelling, with just a hint of Jasmine in the background. This follows the tradition Korres has of pleasantly scenting their little lip butter pots to match the name, but this one is less strongly scented than some of their other ones (Quince, I'm looking at you!) For this reason the scent doesn't seem to bother my particular skin, and in that regard it's slightly less joyless to use than Aquaphor (which is magical indeed but doesn't have an entertaining scent.) Because it also doesn't have much pigment, it doesn't have any kind of irritant or drying effect on me personally... I love the tinted varieties but they could not be used as an overnight treatment on my mouth, as these highly tinted products tend to dry me out ever so slightly.
The downside of this product is the obvious thing: having to dip your finger in the pot. For this reason I prefer it as an at-home product, when my hands are recently cleaned. On the other hand, Korres addressed this problem by releasing a tube version of a Korres Jasmine lip butter which I also have -- the latter not being near as nice for my needs as the original. The tube version is convenient, reasonably well moisturizing, has a hint of shimmer (original does not) and is scented lightly of a different vanilla-type smell. For whatever reason, the original in the pot *works* better on my particular lips, as far as actual moisturizing is concerned. I do like the tube product a lot for purse use, but the Jasmine butter in the pot holds a coveted place next to my bed.
I will definitely rebuy unless the company tampers with it, and have done so numerous times. On pot seems to last me a surprisingly amount of time, and the substance seems to keep quite well (ie: not turn.) Not something I can say for my many previous oily health food store lip balm purchases, which sometimes go rancid in 6 months or less.
I would recommend this product to someone who wants a subtle hint of colour, a nice bit of lip moisture without being too heavy and anyone struggling with dry lips that doesn't tolerate heavy oils and butters very well. It's probably also best for people who care for a light pleasant smell don't mind butter in a pot.
All in all a solid 5 lippies for me. Of the many dozen lip thingies in my stash, this is the one I hit pan on the fastest of all.
INGREDIENTS: Polybutene, Trimethylolpropane Triisostearate, Hydrogenated Polydecene, Polyethylene, Hydroxystearic Acid, Stearalkonium Hectorite, Propylene Carbonate, Polyglyceryl-3 Diisostearate, Sucrose Tetrastearate Triacetate, Jasminum Grandiflorum (Jasmine) Flower Wax, Tocopherol, Flavor (Aroma), Ascorbyl Palmitate, Oryza Sativa (Rice) Bran Wax, Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea) Butter Extract May Contain: Titanium Dioxide, Mica, Iron Oxides, Red 7 Lake
Age: 19-24 Skin: Combination, Fair Hair: Brown Eyes: Hazel
I love this lip butter, it just melts onto the lips and keeps them feeling really soft and moisturised. The smell is divine. I really like the colour - it's a really natural baby pink.
Age: 18 & Under Skin: Combination, Fair-Medium, Cool Hair: Black, Straight, Medium Eyes: Brown
i love this lip balm - it's super moisturising, it smells really yummy and it leaves a healthy sheen on mine lips. i hate dipping my fingers into pots for any product but for this, i can overlook it :)
Age: 19-24 Skin: Dry, Fair-Medium, Cool Hair: Black, Straight, Fine Eyes: Brown
I got this product after hearing many gurus rave about it on YouTube. However, it just doesn't work for me. I find it more so on the sticky side and not so moisturizing. The packaging also feels very cheap to me. I have better luck with some cheaper alternative lip products in my opinion.
Age: 19-24 Skin: Combination, Fair-Medium Hair: Brown Eyes: Brown
When you first apply jasmine on, because its a light pink color it does give a pale sheer coat. This lip butter does moisturize but if your lips are already peeling and flaking the color only gets caught onto those flakes, making them super visible. I think the packaging is cute but I usually have to go to the restroom and apply it on. I have to use my finger which is kind of gross and sticky and then wash it afterwards so because of that inconvenience I don't use it as often as my stick moisturizers
Age: 30-35 Skin: Combination, Medium, Neutral Hair: Black, Straight, Medium Eyes: Brown
I have been using this lip butter for over 2 years now and it's always in my make up bag or purse. It's a great natural light pinkish hue that gives your lips a really pretty natural look to it. I don't like lipglosses because they can feel too sticky and chapsticks get dried out too quickly. This is perfect because your lips feel moisturized. I always wear eyeliner but not always lipstick, and this product is perfect for that dark eye look and natural or nude lips.
The packaging is a little inconvenient because you can't really fit it into your jean pocket or into a small purse or wallet when you go out. But for the quality and look it gives, I have bought this product many times already. And it's always in my purse; and I even keep one pot of it at work for touch ups throughout the day versus lipstick. Jasmin is a great natural color.
Age: 19-24 Skin: Combination, Tan, Warm Hair: Brown, Curly, Fine Eyes: Brown
Fantastic product that I'll purchase over and over again.
- It doesn't have that saccharine, cosmetic scent that overpowers your senses (I'm looking at you, Body Shop).
- Does a great job of moisturising lips the whole day.
- Keeps lips sufficiently moisturised under matte lipsticks.
- Leaves behind that natural shine you get right after licking your lips or drinking a glass of water.
- Comes in more subtle colours that blend with the natural colour of your lips.
What more do you need from a lip butter? :)
Age: 25-29 Skin: Combination, Fair, Neutral Hair: Brunette, Wavy, Fine Eyes: Brown
I have lost count of how many of these pots I have bought again & again over the past decade. Truly moisturising, fairly priced, they smell and taste beautiful and leave your lips hydrated and yummy without sitting too thick on the surface of your lips.
I find them superior to the stick form ones, their formula is different and I prefer the ones in the pot by far. The Jasmine and the Quince ones are my favourites.
I am not bonkers about the packaging but I would not change it or trade it for the Nuxe Reve de Miel heavy glass jar for example. I find it unnecessary. I find the opinions about how disgusting it is to stick your fingers in the pot a bit over the top - it's lip butter, not poo. It's common sense that you do not apply the product after you've held your keys or unclogged your toilet - I wait till after I've washed my hands and there's nothing unsanitary about that.
Age: 19-24 Skin: Combination, Fair, Warm Hair: Brown, Straight, Fine Eyes: Brown
Well, this was all the hype so I bought it having high expectations. Maybe that was the downfall, but this is an okay product. The color is great even on pale girls, but as soon as you catch a tan, it makes you look sickly. The smell is quite nice. I don't like the residue it left on my lips, not glitters but some kind of shimmer. The odd thing is, it dried my lips. I wouldn't repurchase for me, but I do buy them as gifts for other people and they like it.
Age: 18 & Under Skin: Combination, Fair, Warm Hair: Blond, Wavy, Fine Eyes: Green
Such a great product! This one is my favorite, but I have owned Mango and Guava before as well. Jasmine leaves a very light pinky-nude color that I happen to LOVE, as well as some serious lasting moisture! My lips are still soft hours after the product wears off. The smell is lovely, much sweeter than I would have expected, but very pleasant. I always keep this in my purse with me to reapply on the go, and it's great! I would highly recommend this if you're someone who struggles with chapped lips and prefers a lip product with sheer, glossy color.
Age: 25-29 Skin: Combination, Fair-Medium Hair: Brunette Eyes: Brown
Beautiful product, my lips actually felt moisturised for a couple of hours after application the first time. I use this in conjunction with the Korres lip scrub (use that every two days) and I absolutely love it.
I will say though, that whilst it gives a beautiful glossy finish, there is little to no colour pay-off on the lips, which may be a turn off for some girls. Also the scent wasn't what I was hoping (I would have loved a jasmine tea scent!), but as others have mentioned it smells more like a sweet caramel.
Awesome product on the whole for adding shine that lasts quite well and softening my lips - something hardly any balms apart from lanolin can do!
Age: 19-24 Skin: Combination, Fair-Medium, Neutral Hair: Blond, Straight, Fine Eyes: Green
I quite enjoy this lip butter. I don't understand the scent- when I think of jasmine I think of LUSH's Lust perfume or Godiva shampoo bar, not something as sweet as this. Normally I wouldn't have purchased this colour but I found it quite discounted in a set at Winners and decided to pick it up. It's very sheer, just the slightest touch of pinky nude on my lips. It's nice and moisturizing and subtle enough to wear any time. It also provides a nice base for lipsticks, which I rarely wear without some sort of balm underneath.