Thursday, February 6, 2014

Review: Wet n Wild MegaSlicks Balm Stain (Red-Dy or Not)

Who doesn't have a Balm Stain these days? A super affordable option hit the drugstore shelves recently from Wet n Wild. I picked up the shade Red-Dy or Not, which is very wearable a soft strawberry red.


The shade in tube looks a bit more dramatic than it really is but the balm applies sheerly in terms of the depth of the shade, but it still covers well on the skin.


 The initial finish is quite glossy and feels very moisturizing. The supple feeling doesn't last very long and is quickly evaporated or rubbed off by eating but the staining claim is accurate. In the photo above, the color lasted long after eating a sandwich and drinking, 4+ hours after application. After this time, my lips felt dry, so I reapplied. I couldn't find any claims on these for how long these are expected it to last.


The packaging is simple with the ever-so-popular twist up jumbo pencil tube. Thankfully, the cover snaps on some grooves along the sides so it doesn't fall off on the go. The metal bit at the bottom twists more product to the top.

I picked up this Balm Stain in RiteAid for $2.99 and I am sure you can find these in other drugstores if not now, in the months to come. I couldn't find any links from drugstores online (is this even real? ^_^) but here is some information from Wet n Wild. There are 5 other shades in this collection.


Overall, I think this Balm Stain performed pretty well considering the cost. The 'balmy' feeling doesn't last long at all but I was happy the staining persisted through eating and drinking and didn't look patchy.

My rating: 4/5


Thanks for reading!


What's your favorite balm staining product?

13 comments:

  1. I actually really enjoyed using these. I picked up a couple of the neutrals (can't remember the names!) and was surprised how well they lasted considering the cheap price!

    Great review!

    xo Glazed Over

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    1. Thanks Brianna! This was a very pleasant surprise. I went in with almost no expectations so now I will look to get a few more shades! :-)

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  2. Loved this, specially how affordable are all wet n wild products in general!

    x


    https://holaflo.blogspot.com

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    1. Definitely gotta love them for that! :-)

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  3. Love how the color looks on you! It will definitely would be something I would try in the future. Great review!
    <3 Pauline, ­­Addicted to Makeup

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    1. Thanks Pauline! I hope you like it :-)

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  4. Wow, it seems like every company has some sort of 'balm' product now- this one looks really nice! I really love the color!

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    1. Its so true. This is the lowest priced one I've seen and I think its really comparable to the Revlon version.

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  5. the first application looked AMAZING! I think I need to check these out! If I can get a lip product to wear for 4 hours, that's a huge accomplishment!!!

    www.lilting-grace.blogspot.com

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    1. Haha! Add eating and drinking in the 4 hours and that is a true success! :-)

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  6. the longevity of the product wasnt bad at all. Will look into this product. Looks like a great buy.

    Rozlyn P.

    http://thedaredbeauty.blogspot.ca/

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