Thursday, July 28, 2011

Review: E.L.F. Conditioning Lip Balm in Peaceful Pink!

With the e.l.f. Conditioning Lip Balm, lips get treated to a sheer splash of color that’s super smooth, velvety soft and non-sticky. Not only are these sheer, natural shades beautiful, they’re also beneficial, with natural ingredients that condition dry, chapped lips including Vitamins A & E. SPF 15 to protect delicate lips against harmful sun damage.

AVAILABLE IN SIX (6) SHADES: Nice & Natural, Peaceful Pink, Mellow Melon, Blissful Berry, Bombshell Brown and Romantic Rouge.


Peaceful Pink is a creamy, warm bubblegum pink. It doesn't contain any shimmer, pearl or frost. I really didn't expect this product to have much pigment for a tinted lip conditioner. I figured it would look clear on the lips with a slight tinge of pink. But, it's actually has good pigmentation. With one swipe, it gives a really natural pink flush to the lips. It is build-able for a pinker look. The consistency is really creamy and while the product is on my lips, it keeps them moisturized. I'm really happy overall with this product and wish I would of purchased Mellow Melon too. 

Here's what it looks like on my bare lips. I apologize that my lips were a little chapped when I applied the product.

I find it to be really similar to MAC Lip Conditioners. The consistency of ELF is slightly creamier, but it moisturizes just the same and gives a similar look on the lips. Here it is compared to MAC Pink Fish Tinted Lip Conditioner (Limited Edition). Color-wise, Pink Fish is a cooler pink.

Swatches of E.L.F. Peaceful Pink and MAC Pink Fish.

PROS: Good pigmentation, contains SPF, non-sticky, fabulous color, no offensive scent, in-expensive ($3.00, I got mine for $1.50 on sale)
CONS: It's a bit of a pain to get product out, especially with my fingernails. Each time I use it, my fingernail ends up digging in the product. I have to use a lip brush when I use this, which isn't very convenient. Probably not a problem if you have petite fingers or very short nails.
PACKAGING: I think the packaging is pretty - But, I also think it's pretty large and bulky. Not really something you can slip in your pocket or wristlet. Kinda wouldn't mind if it was half the size, but not a big issue.
OVERALL: I really love this product and recommend it!


  1. definitely always wanted to try this out!

  2. I always love to know what elf products are worth it

  3. I can't wait to see all the elf stuff you got. I love elf! It is so affordable.

  4. Hmmm... I'm allergic to TLC's so this might be a good alternative. Thanks!

  5. I've never tried ELF products before but I've been thinking about placing an order with them sometime. I'll add this to my list of things to try!

  6. This looks really nice! I don't own any lip tints but I might consider this as my 1st :)

    xxx Kat

  7. Their such pretty colours! :)

  8. i've read only great reviews about the elf lip balms. sleek pots to. great review and thanks for sharing x

  9. I really like this product too. It leaves your lips very moisturized and soft. Plus you get a great pop of color on your lips. This has been my go to lip product for the summer. Great review.


  10. ooh I didn't realise it was that pigmented, It looks really pretty, I might have to do an ELF order later on x

  11. Isn't ELF the greatest? I just got some of their studio blushes and they are fantastic! Please follow me on my new blog:

  12. I love the color. I also have the elf one to. I always get my nails dug into it. So I have been trying to use a lipbrush with the product :)