May 8, 2013

Etude House Kissful Tint Chou Review & Swatches

Etude House Kissful Tint Chou

At this point I’m unsure how many variations of Etude House Kissful Tint Chou are around. They keep repackaging, revamping, and re-releasing it to intentionally confused me.

For shame Etude House for shame!

They know I’ll keep buying it that’s why. And you should consider buying it too because it is THEE bestest lip stain ever. Tired of stains drying your lips out?

Etude House Kissful Tint Chou is for you my dears!

Etude House Kissful Tint Chou is available in four shade selections and comes in a tiny tube. Don’t quote me but I believe they repackaged it recently when they launched the new Water Color Blushers.

I picked it up in the Tangerine Chou shade which actually runs more towards being a lovely coral with some orange-y elements but it actually applies as pink on my lips!

Etude House Kissful Tint Chou Tangerine Swatches

Etude House Kissful Tint Chou Swatches

The thing that’s so fab about Kissful Tint Chou is definitely the texture and wear of the product. This has a gel-like texture with a water base so it applies like a looser glossier lip product. This results in a glossy finish and a comfortable wear that doesn’t dry lips out. The glossiness and the thinner layer of the product wears away within an hour or so but it leaves behind a staining effect that will last around three hours without eating or drinking. At first application it feels like a cool drink of water on your lips and doesn’t have a drying set. After it wears away a little the stain also doesn’t leave lips feeling dry nor does it leave your lips with a cracked look that accentuates the finer lines, nooks, and crannies we all naturally have on the skin of our lips. In this fact it makes a far superior lip stain when compared to using a liquid one such as Benetint.

This isn’t really a new product for Etude House. They’ve literally had it around for ages and I reviewed at least two variations of it in the past. This newest version seems even better than before but perhaps I am imagining it.

Etude House Kissful Tint Chou FOTD

Either way I loved it a few years ago and still do now. And with Summer so creeping closer this makes for a perfect, natural way to get lightweight color on lips.

Do love!

Muse Approved.

Sellers on E-bay price it very reasonably for around $6-$7. Try F2PLUS1 (not affiliated) as her pricing and shipping is fairly close to retail.


I purchased this item.

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  • Tammie

    I’m going to order the pink and the tangerine ones. Darn you Muse! xDD

    BTW Did you see the World’s End teaser trailer?? OMG.

    • the Muse

      it both scares and delights me that you know what an epic Pegg and Frost fan I am ;-D

        • the Muse

          seriously I have the biggest crush on Nick Frost. my other guilty pleasure Peter Serafinowicz especially on old Hardware episodes. I swoon!

          • Tammie

            They are both great x) Nick Frost is #1 though, just want to cuddle the guy, he’s so cute haha

          • the Muse

            DITTO! you should watch the really stupid and short lived Hyperdrive with him. Quite funny and he’s the star (which is rare as he normally costars).

      • Tammie

        Isn’t the woman in that scene the female officer from Hot Fuzz?

        *brain explodes*

        • the Muse

          that’s Olivia Colman she’s quite a popular britsh actor on a ton of telly series ;-D green wing, peep show, mitchell/web look, even doctor who ;-D and yes she played Doris in hot fuzz ;D I always thought she’d fit right in with the Spaced crew but they never did have her cross into it ;-D please tell you’ve watched ALL the spaced episodes because if you haven’t we can’t be friends anymore ;D

          • Tammie

            She’s great isn’t she 🙂 I really need to take the time to watch more British stuff.

            Oh dear I am going to have to turn in my Muse’s friend card… To my shame I actually haven’t seen Spaced at all yet but I have been wanting to for a long time. Just checked Netflix and I see they have it now soooooooooooo I think I am going to have to marathon that shiz starting tonight! THEN I’ll watch Game of Thrones lol

          • the Muse

            *falls on the floor dead* you NEVER watched Spaced? WHAT IS WRONG WITH YOU!? lol ;-D Best show ever. You def have to watch it 😀 and add in some Green Wing as well if you have the time, SO FUNNY!

            She’s fab…she always plays the silliest parts though, she’s kinda the brunette’s version of a dumb blond (Not offense to blonds, just an expression).

          • Tammie

            ikr I’m messed up hahaha. Remedying that now though 😀 I didn’t realize how much good stuff Netflix had in the British comedy dept. so I think I’ll be busy with it for a good while xD After Spaced I have Green Wing and Inbetweeners up. I might end up watching GoT after I’ve caught up with all the books now hahaha.

        • the Muse

          oh rubbish my other link is gone? did you see that one quite funny as well. I reinstalled W3TC this morning and already it is funking with my comments BOO!

  • dtan0914

    Gorgeous! They didn’t have these during my assignment in Hong Kong, I probably would’ve died more than I did, I went 3-4 times and became obsessed with the Jelly Bean lipsticks. Etude House took a lot of money from me and will continue to do so while I’m back in the US D:

    The orange one is really lovely and will have to be purchased due to my obsession with all blushes orange and coral.

    • the Muse

      those dear jelly lips were awesome ;-D I did damage with them too ;-D wait until you see their new orange collection! you’ll flip!