Review: Hourglass N° 28 Lip Treatment Oil

Between frequent product testing and weather conditions my lips can get really dry. Painfully so sometimes. I was interested to see how the new Hourglass N° 28 Lip Treatment Oil would work. Now it is on the splurge side of beauty products but for those of you that battle lip dryness it is worth every penny and here is why.

The Hourglass Lip Treatment Oil has a soft herbal scent due to the lavender and eucalyptus, it’s not overpowering and it feels very refreshing. The actual treatment has a very dense feel like a heavy gloss with a slightly tacky finish.

The finger-free applicator is plated with 24k gold, and the tip is antibacterial! The tip has a cooling effect during application and feels amazing on dry parched lips. I like how lightweight it feels on my lips but its so emollient my lips instantly start to feel better. This product works amazingly well on dry, or cracked lips. Within minutes any discomfort from my dry lips was gone and within hours my lips not only felt better but looked better. I like to apply it before bed and again in the morning. Since I started using it I haven’t had any of my usual issues with dry or chapped lips. It’s a really great treatment if you have issues with dry or chapped lips its definitely worth checking out.

Hourglass N° 28 Lip Treatment Oil $42

What it is:
A richly concentrated oil blend of cutting-edge actives, botanicals, and skin-rejuvenating vitamins for the delicate lip area.

What it does:
As a follow up to No. 28 Primer Serum, this highly advanced lip treatment oil has both short- and long-term benefits for the lips. The combination of powerful actives, essential oils, plant oils, and vitamins works on contact to condition lips, relieve dryness and chapping, and shield against environmental elements. In addition, three advanced active ingredients strengthen the moisture barrier; boost skin smoothness; and elevate the appearance of lip texture, shape, and volume. No. 28 Lip Treatment Oil is dispensed via an opulent 24KT, anti-bacterial, gold-plated tip to create a soothing effect on the lips.

What else you need to know:
This product is enriched with 14 essential oils including Bois De Rose, Lavender, Geranium, Petitgrain, Lemon, Rosemary, Vanilla, Clove, Amyris, Orange, Ylang Ylang, Eucalyptus, Cedar, and Rose Geranium, as well as lipid-rich plant oils that include Hazelnut, Kukui Nut, Rose Hip, Borage, Olive, Green Tea, Cherry Pit, Sweet Almond, Jojoba, and Evening Primrose, and is fortified with vitamins A, B5, C, and E.

Research results:
- Saliporine 8, an extract derived from a hardy succulent that grows in salty environments, was shown in clinical studies to reinforce the natural moisturizing factor of the skin and boost moisture levels. Clinical studies on this ingredient have shown moisture levels in the skin can potentially increase by up to 6000% after applying it twice a day for 28 days
- Volulip™, a blend of a plant extract and the natural peptide Pal-KMO2K, helps remedy lip texture and creates a cushion effect on the lips. In clinical studies of this ingredient, it was shown to provide improvement in the appearance of lip shape, softness, volume, hydration, and youth for at least 69% of volunteers
- K3 Viamerine, a hydrating and emollient ingredient derived from sunflower that is a replacement for lanolin, lanolin oil, and petroleum jelly, was shown in clinical studies to deliver deep hydration and reduce the appearance of depth in wrinkles.


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