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Posted by on May 29, 2013 in Makeup | 2 comments

Helen E – Lip Crayon in Candy Floss

Helen E – Lip Crayon in Candy Floss

Helen E is a relatively new UK makeup brand, founded by owner Helen Elowe in 1999. I purchased a couple of their lip crayons a few months ago but haven’t tried them out until now, the first lip crayon I have been trying out is Candy Floss, a sweet sugary pink colour. The Helen E Lip Crayon applies fairly nicely and easily to the lips and is quite soft. As this lip colour is in a pencil format there is no need for lip liners and it is really easy to draw the colour around the edge of the lip to give a straight edge. Unfortunately the consistency of the lip crayon lets this product down, it is not creamy and glossy like a lot of the other chubby lip crayons available on the market today and it gives a chalky matt finish which gathers in the creases of the lips. It also has an unpleasant sweet fragrance/taste, but on the plus side there is no feathering or bleeding around the edge of the lip...

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