Revlon Just Bitten Kissable Balm Stain Swatches

A couple of weeks ago I was pleasantly surprised by a bouquet of gorgeous flowers and the mysterious note with just the #JBK… Then a few days later a bag of tasty Hotel Chocolate goodies arrives…and I was feeling very spoilt and more than a little curious as to what this #JBK meant, as a twitter search just revealed a few girls who had received the same packages… Until one day and a black box with #JBK arrived, filled with these Revlon Just Been Kissed goodies!
I have been really excited to try these since they launched over here, so to have a box with all the shades land on my doorstep was very exciting, and since then I have been working my way through, testing the different shades and now have swatches to share with you.
The shades are (in order of light to dark):
005. Crush
045. Romantic
020. Lovesick
040. Rendezvou
010. Darling
001. Honey
Overall I surprised myself, with my favourite (and most used shade so far) is Lovesick – the bright pink, when I thought Honey or Darling would be my number ones. I actually also really liked Rendezvous for a bright pop of Summery colour.
One of the things about these shades that I love is that they look different on different people – I had a quick google to see what other pics are it out there and they do look brighter or darker on other peoples skin tones. I think is partly down to differently pigmented lips and partly down to how you can layer and build up the shades to create a darker effect.
Overall, I LOVE these – perfect balance between pigment and moisture, colour than lasts but can be whatever level of brightness you want. If you don’t have one of these then I definitely recommend checking them out – if you like lippie then the brights might be for you, if you’re not a lipstick wearer then Honey, or any of the paler shades might be your pick! Apparently Honey has been one of the bigger sellers – have heard rumours of it being sold out?!
Also, there’s a gorgeous peachy shade that’s not available in the UK called Charm that I’m extremely tempted to do a little eBay purchase of. Why this one wasn’t launched over here…I don’t know?!
PR samples.


  1. September 1, 2012 / 7:17 pm

    I have Rendezvous and Crush, I wear Crush nearly every day and I’m always surprised by how long the colour lasts.

  2. Kenderasia
    September 1, 2012 / 8:19 pm

    The Lilac one is gorgeous!

  3. September 1, 2012 / 8:20 pm

    I still haven’t tried these out yet! I really need to get some! Danielle x

  4. September 1, 2012 / 8:54 pm

    I just posted about Crush after buying it the other day, I absolutely love it! It looks a lot darker on me though, probably a combination of being pale and having really pigmented lips! x

  5. September 4, 2012 / 7:21 pm

    To be honest i dont think they are that amazing for every day yeah but they dont look that pigmented to be honest
    great review though 😀 xx

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