Hourglass is one of my favourite cosmetic lines. Not only are the cosmetics of the highest quality and perform above and beyond the call of beauty-duty, but their packaging is gorgeous. Hourglass products feel like high quality items and there is nothing flimsy about the construction or the design. They feel nice in the hand and are attractive in their soft bronze/brown shade with gold highlights. Well, Hourglass really ups the ante with their No 28 Lip Treatment Oil. It’s my new favourite lip treatment and I love the way it makes my lips look and fee. And the packaging? WOW!

From the Hourglass website:

“An advanced anti-aging treatment for lips that combines botanicals, vitamins and three powerful active ingredients in a supremely luxurious oil blend. No. 28 Lip Treatment Oil hydrates, rejuvenates and regenerates the delicate lip area by boosting moisture levels, reducing the appearance of wrinkles, and improving lip shape, volume and softness. Equipped with an opulent 24-karat gold-plated tip—it’s the gold standard for lips.

A 24kt gold-plated, anti-bacterial palladium tip dispenses product and creates a soothing effect on the lips

Free of parabens, phthalates, sulfates, synthetic dyes and petroleum derivatives”

 

Hourglass No28 Lip Oil bottle

Hourglass no28 lip oil gold tip

There’s gold in them thar hills!

 

Hourlgass No 28 Lip Treatment Oil works right away to make you lips look luscious and kissable, and over time it heals chapped lips and keeps them soft and supple while  protecting them from the elements. It’s chock full of essential oils, including rose, sweet almond and jojoba, which are among the fourteen oils Hourglass squeezes into this lovely little tube. There is a magical ingredient from a succulent plant that promises to increase the volume of your lips by lots and lots at the end of 28 days, hence the name of the product. Read more about the ingredients here.

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Hourglass No 28 Lip Treatment Oil costs around $42 for a 0.25 oz bottle.

lip balm, skincare