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Lip Renewal Advanced Peptide Lip Treatment is essentially a lip gloss dressed up as an anti-aging product meant to plump lips and fill in lip lines. Dispensed onto an angled sponge tip via a click-pen component, this lip product applies smoothly, leaving sheer color and a glossy shine (the company offers a colorless version, too) with barely a hint of stickiness.

Although this glides on and feels smooth, you'll notice an intense tingle right away, and that's from the rather high amount of irritating peppermint oil. That tingle may make you think this product is doing something, and it is—it's irritating your lips, not making them fuller or younger-looking. The emollients and non-fragrant plant oils this product contains are great for repairing and preventing dry, chapped lips—but you can get their benefit in other products that don't expose lips to a strong dose of peppermint.

What about the sunscreen? True to name, it provides broad-spectrum protection that includes avobenzone for reliable UVA screening. That plus the many helpful ingredients would make this sheer lip treatment worth trying, but the amount of peppermint is too great to ignore.

The peptide this contains does not and in fact cannot "inject your lips with hyaluronic acid". How absurd! This product is not akin to getting dermal fillers or lip injections from a dermatologist. At best, the irritation from the peppermint oil will cause lips to temporarily swell, but we're talking an itty-bitty difference here, and certainly nothing that's worth exposing lips to such irritation. This product is also contains a small amount of menthol, another lip irritant.

  • Smooth texture is easy to apply and non-sticky.
  • Sheer color (except for the colorless shade) and sexy gloss finish.
  • Expensive considering it doesn't work well to plump lips.
  • Contains a high amount of lip irritant peppermint oil.
  • Menthol adds to the irritation from the peppermint oil.
Last Updated:09.16.2013
Jar Packaging:No
Tested on animals:No
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Plump your pout and take care of your lip needs in one comfortable, tinted formula. White rose moss and powerful peptides inject your lips with hyaluronic acid, boosting collagen and helping eliminate the appearance of lip lines.


Active Ingredients: Avobenzone 2%, Octinoxate 7.5%, Oxybenzone 3%; Inactive Ingredients: Polybutene, Hydrogenated Polyisobutene, C12-15 Alkyl Benzoate, Silica Silylate, Ethylhexyl Palmitate, Polyethylene, Glycine Soja (Soybean) Oil, Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Seed Oil, Cocos Nucifera (Coconut) Oil, Mentha Piperita (Peppermint) Oil, Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea) Butter, Elaeis Guineensis (Palm) Butter, Punica Granatum Fruit Extract, Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Extract, Gardenia Tahitensis Flower Extract, Glycine Soja (Soybean) Seed Extract, Portulaca Pilosa Extract, Ceramide 3, Palmitoyl Tripeptide-38, Tocopheryl Acetate, Sorbitan Isostearate, Sucrose Cocoate, Cetearyl Ethylhexanoate, Silica Dimethyl Silylate, Butylene Glycol, Sodium Hyaluronate, Menthol, Vanillin, Hexylene Glycol, Caprylyl Glycol, Phenoxyethanol, Water, Alcohol, Red 7 Lake, Titanium Dioxide, Yellow 5 Lake, Iron Oxides.

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