May 29, 2014

Stila Ruby Color Balm Lipstick Review & Swatches

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Stila Color Balm Lipstick Ruby

Stila Ruby Color Balm Lipstick is one of several shades I recently purchased when Stila had a great 40% off sale! I couldn’t resist. A reader also recently told me Stila Color Balm Lipstick is available in select shades at Ulta for $12 bucks…jeepers at this rate I’ll own them all!

They are a little like Pokemon, I just have to have ’em all!

Stila Ruby Color Balm Lipstick is a delightful warm brick red! It’ll be perfect for some of my Fall looks but I paired it up today with Perricone MD No Blush Blush on my cheeks and it looks rather great…natural cheeks, popping pout!

Stila Ruby Color Balm Lipstick

Stila Ruby Color Balm Lipstick

Stila Ruby Color Balm Lipstick swatches

Stila Ruby Color Balm Lipstick Swatches

This is quite pigmented as all of the Color Balm Lipsticks are with a creamy balmy texture that has a peppermint flavor and fragrance. The hybrid formulas has the texture of a lip balm but the color of a full coverage lipstick with a high shine finish that gives my lips a gloss look that wears for four hours without migrating or feathering. These keep my lips SO soft and smooth through the wear with a good deal more moisture than I get from Revlon Colorburst Lip Butter.

Stila Ruby Color Balm Lipstick fotd

So far some of the other shades I reviewed are more natural colors but Stila Ruby Color Balm Lipstick packs a nice punch of red!

Loves this one!

Another Muse Approval for Stila Color Balm Lipstick!

These are available now at Sephora and

Have I convinced

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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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  • AmandaM

    This looks GORGEOUS on you! I tend to stay away from red lippies, but for $12 I thought I’d give it a go. I have to have them all too! ๐Ÿ˜‰

    • Isabella Muse

      aw thank YOU amanda ๐Ÿ˜€ haha who can resist when they are on sale ๐Ÿ˜€

  • Hez

    So after looking at this page a million times I finally got this today and I love it. Something about that shade of red on you looked intriguing! I got more than 4 hours out of it .. I just pressed my lips together when it started to fade off and boom.. it looked good again. I am always amazed when a lipstick doesn’t feather on me and this did not.

    • JACKIE W.

      is that you hessie? i will look at this product in the store today. you and isabella look great in it. i saw your pic today with it applied. love isabella’s site. grat info that even us old gals can use!