September 24, 2008

Etude House Plumping Lip Tint Review

Included in it’s Fall Collection Etude House released a Plumping Lip Tint which I’m lovinggggg at the moment!

These glosses are new to the Etude House line up and I believe LE but don’t quote me on that! They come in two shade selections both of which are sheer but give a nice tiny hint of color to the lips.

I love both shades and I’m happy I indulged in purchasing both as they are high quality items for the price and offer a brilliant glossy layer to my favorite lip stain or lipstick or of course, they look rather gorgeous alone as well. The formula is an emollient, moisturizing and quite thick gloss which gives the illusion of plumped, fuller lips. Each gloss is flavored in a cool, tingly minty bubblegum taste which, for me, a lover of flavored glosses, is quite nice!

The glosses come with the typical spatula style applicator many Asian brands favor and which I totally love as it’s great for layering gloss on and getting a nice even finish plus it’s easy to clean up prior to placing back into the tube.

The colors available are pink and red but neither is very pigmented however since the gloss contains a fair amount of tingly goodness you can expect to get a certain pink or reddish tone to lips due to this. Over bare lips the gloss looks natural, glossy, and lovely. Over your favorite lip stain or lipstick the gloss creates a sexy mirror finish that’s gorgeous!

At under around $5 USD each the price is terribly right and they work almost as great as my favorite plumping gloss of all time, DuWop Lip Venom.

The Muse likes ’em and approved ’em!

Definitely a nice addition to my gloss collection!

What are your favorite plumping glosses?

Feeling like plumping glosses are over hyped?

Tell the Muse!

Enjoy more reviews from Etude House’s Fall Collection by visiting some past reviews!

Etude House Face Designing Brightener Review

Etude House Brightening Eyes Duo Review


About the Muse

Isabella MuseIsabella is just an average everyday geeky girl who doesn’t blend her eyeshadow correctly, wears too much blush, and hopes she never finds her holy grail products because she likes the thrill of the chase so much. Her mission is to bring you super honest reviews on makeup, skincare, fragrance and all things beauty. She’s in no way an expert on the topic and she sure as hell isn’t a super model. But she’s passionate about makeup and is seeking like-minded individuals that like pina coladas, getting caught in the rain, and ones that enjoy spending hundreds of dollars at Sephora without feeling buyer’s remorse. If you’re that person feel free to reach out and leave a comment or follow me on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and Bloglovin‘.

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  • emajames

    Where do you buy Etude House from?
    I’d love to try it!

    Right now my fave lippy is Duwop’s lip venom over Nars’ Barbarella lipstick ๐Ÿ™‚

  • ๅฟƒใ€‚่‘ต

    Ooh! this looks pretty! Might indulge in it!

    Ah~ Add into my shopping list!


  • Ann*

    hey izzy!

    i didn’t receive your mail? maybe you wanna resend it to myvanitybag[at]gmail[dot]com?

    *hugs* i’ve been lurking around here. the CG trublend looks awesome on you.

  • Thepunkcat

    OMG! These are so cute!
    I’m really lemming for the red one.:D I wish american and european brands would start selling lipglosses with spatula applicator, it’s a lot more hygienic!

  • the Muse

    hi emajames!

    How are you? I have a friend in Korea who kindly sends them over ๐Ÿ™‚ but you can check ebay, mua, and gmarket for some good deals ๐Ÿ™‚

    the combination of barbarella and lip venom must be hawt! Nice cocktail ๐Ÿ™‚

    Thanks for the comment, hope to talk to you again soon!

  • the Muse

    definately add them to the wish list plue ๐Ÿ™‚

    good stuff!

    Hugs little sis!

  • the Muse

    hi there ann!

    Weird ๐Ÿ˜› it could be me as my inbox is a disaster!

    I’ll resend ๐Ÿ˜‰

    Aw shucks thanks Ann! I miss you when I don’t see you ๐Ÿ˜‰


  • the Muse

    hi Anonymous!

    I get most of them from friends who live in Korea, Japan, and Singapore however some I buy online as well ๐Ÿ™‚ I have a Japanese Buying Guide if it helps ๐Ÿ˜‰

  • emajames

    Cool! Im am heading to Singapore in February – if you know which stores your friend buys them at, or where I can get it in Singapore, please let me know, I’m only there for 3 days before moving up to Malaysia and Thailand and would totally kill for some shopping tips!

  • the Muse

    hello there emajames ๐Ÿ™‚

    Awesome! Sadly, Etude House is not available within Singapore however if you’re going to Malaysia an Etude House has opened but I’m unsure where sadly. Do check out the EH website and maybe details are there ๐Ÿ™‚

    I wish I could give further info on Singapore shopping but I’ve never been. I can offer shopping tips for Thailand and Japan if that’s helpful ๐Ÿ™‚

    I suggest heading to Cozycot and asking around as all the girls are extremely helpful and 99% are located in ‘pore ๐Ÿ™‚

    Hope this helps!

  • emajames

    I will be posting my travel itinerary on my blog shortly – if you have time I would totally appreciate it if you could post any tips you have on any of the places I’m going!

    I ended up cutting Singapore out of my trip anyways…so thats cool – I imagine Etude House is somewhere in KL. I will find it!

  • ๅฟƒใ€‚่‘ต

    hi emajames,

    There is no Etude House in Singapore yet, but there is one in Malaysia. It’s located in KL, in a shopping mall call Sunway Pyramid. ๐Ÿ™‚

  • the Muse

    hi emajames!

    Looking forward to hearing about your travels ๐Ÿ™‚

    Where exactly will you be going?

    Do share and maybe I can give you some shopping tips.

    I’ve been to Bangkok before!

  • Lauren

    Ooh, I’m looking forward to trying this! I love the lip plumper from the Face Shop (another Korean brand) and I wonder if these are just as good.

    • the Muse

      Hi Lauren! I like the plumper from Face Shop too ๐Ÿ˜€ this actually better imho as it’s more glossy and shiny ๐Ÿ™‚

  • angeline lim

    pls give some info about d etude house franchise in malaysia. I would like to operate a etude house ,may i know d contact person to look for?

    • the Muse

      Hi Angeline

      I have no idea? I don’t work for Etude House nor am I associated with the brand. I simply like the brand and I review some of the line. I dunno who the contact is or how you can purchase a franchise, etc….


  • Sheila

    I really love Etude House products! ๐Ÿ™‚ And of course their spokesperson Lee Min Ho.

  • Lucy

    hellow^^ i’m addin’ thiz stuff 2 my shopping list^^
    but is it can be used as blush on too like benefit’s benetint?
    thx^^ <3

    • the Muse

      hi lucy.

      It’s a gloss so it would make your cheeks all gross and greasy…I wouldn’t wear it as a blush….def not like Benetint. Formula is a tacky mess, I wouldn’t want that on my face ๐Ÿ™‚ Kinda weird to even attempt it so def no imho

  • Mizuto

    wow… love the color.. it’s pretty hard to find etude house in my city.. only in capital city (sigh..) and expensive too… is that sticky?? sorry for my bad english..

    • the Muse

      hi mizuto not sticky at all hun ๐Ÿ™‚ wow surprised as it’s very cheap in Korea, where are you from?