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Différence entre huile à lèvres teintée et baume à lèvres teinté.

Tinted lip oil and tinted lip balm: what is the difference?

Hybrid formulas between makeup and skincare, lip oils and balms typically differ in terms of composition and texture.

The compositions of oils and lip balms.

Tinted oils and balms are typically monophasic oily substances, meaning they are composed solely of fatty compounds known as lipophilic. Among the ingredients present, one usually finds one or more vegetable oils, butters and waxes to provide consistency, as well as active ingredients and preservatives in smaller quantities. The active molecules can function to plump the lips, provide a warming effect to the treatment, or even smooth the fine lines around the mouth. Vegetable oils are generally added to these formulas to nourish the lips. They also act preventively, meaning they deposit a protective film on the surface of the lips to prevent them from dehydrating or to protect them from external aggressions. In addition, tinted lip oils also contain pigments, which are responsible for the color upon application.

The primary difference between oils and balms lies in the content of waxes and butters, or in other words, consistency agents.

balms are often richer in waxes and/or butters, and their textures are firmer, less liquid than oils. This difference in consistency makes the application method for each product different. A tinted oil is typically applied with a brush, while the balm can be used directly with the fingers. Moreover, tinted balms can sometimes be multifunctional and can also be used on the cheeks, as blush. This feature is generally not applicable to lip oils, their textures being too greasy to be applied directly on the facial skin.

Indulge in our tinted oils and balms for the lips.

Ourtinted oilscontain 98% natural-origin ingredients. These are hybrid treatments that nourish the lip tissues while enhancing their colors. They contain vegetable squalane which prevents lip dryness, plum oil (INCI name: "Prunus Domestica Seed Oil") that nourishes them, and jojoba oil (INCI name: "Simmondsia Chinensis Seed Oil") which retains moisture to prevent chapping. There are six shades, including ruby red, powdered pink, and coral orange.

Thetinted lip balm is a 2-in-1 care product composed of 97% natural origin ingredients. This product based onraspberry vegetable oil (INCI name: "Rubus Idaeus Seed Oil")also containshyaluronic acid (INCI name: "Hydrolyzed Sodium Hyaluronate") and provides comfort, nutrition, and hydration to the lips. It is available in five different shades to suit all skin tones. Unlike lip oils, it can also be applied to the cheeks as a blush to enhance the complexion and give a healthy glow.

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