12.17.2014
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Shine Luxe Sheer Lip Color
$10.99
Expert Rating
Community Rating (6)
Expert Reviews
Last Updated:12.17.2014
Jar Packaging:No
Tested on animals:No

The name of Sonia Kashuk's Shine Luxe Sheer Lip Color doesn't indicate exactly what kind of product it is. Although you might think you'll get a lightweight lipstick with soft color and shine, this is more like a balm, lipstick, and lip gloss rolled into one.

Shine Luxe glides like a breeze across the lips and feels moisturizing the whole time it's on. The texture is interesting as it's almost gel-like and balm-like, certainly not typical of most sheer lipsticks. Although the name does imply sheerness, this actually provides medium coverage that lasts for about 3–4 hours before showing signs of fading. It has an attractive high-shine, glossy finish that sticks around for about 2 hours.

Once this lipstick wears off, the lips still feel moisturized, and it fades to an attractive stain. Another positive: It's fragrance- and flavor-free!

Shine Luxe Sheer Lip Color comes in a range of shades—pinks, nudes, plums, and reds—most of which should work on a variety of skin tones. If you're looking for a good, medium-coverage, high-shine lipstick, get thee to Target, stat!

Pros:
  • Balm-like formula moisturizes lips.
  • Medium color coverage.
  • Attractive high-shine, glossy finish.
  • Fragrance-free.
Cons:
  • None.
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Ingredients
Hydrogenated Polyisobutene, Octyldodecyl Stearoyl Stearate, VP/Hexacdecene Copolymer, Synthetic Wax, Polyethylene, Microcrystalline Wax, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Diisostearyl Malate, Hydrogenated Styrene/Methyl Styrene/Indene Copolymer, Stearalkonium Bentonite, Butylene/Ethylene/Styrene Copolymer, Ethylene/Propylene/Styrene Copolymer, Dicalcium Phosphate, Propylene Carbonate, Hydrogenated Styrene/Butadiene Copolymer, Pentaerythrityl Tetra-DI-T-Butyl, Hydroxyhydrocinnamate May contain: Mica, Titanium Dioxide, Iron Oxides, Carmine, Red 6, Red 7, Red 7 Lake, Red 28 Lake, Red, 30 Lake, Red 33 Lake, Blue 1 Lake, Yellow 5 lake, Yellow 6 Lake.

NOTE: Ingredients may vary by shade from the above listing.

Brand Overview

Sonia Kashuk At-A-Glance

Strengths: Affordable and widely available (though exclusive to Target stores); good makeup remover; the makeup is still the star attraction, with impressive options for foundation, powder, blush, lip color, eyeliner and especially makeup brushes.

Weaknesses: The concealers, eye pencil, and brow shapers are a letdown; the makeup palettes may seem convenient, but several of the included products perform poorly.

Perhaps best known for her years of work with supermodel Cindy Crawford, makeup artist Sonia Kashuk's well-chosen selection of makeup has been available exclusively at Target stores since the mid-1990s.

 Kashuk's brushes have been a strong point, and now that they've been redone they're better than ever, and still affordable. This is definitely a makeup collection worth visiting, and you'll find some premium options among Kashuk's powder foundation, regular powders, and blush. Several other products, from foundation to lipsticks, are also worthy of attention, though this is not a line that caters to darker skin tones. Ironically, it's the latest cosmetic products that met with the most critical reviews, largely due to poor execution or their gimmicky nature.

For more information about Sonia Kashuk, visit soniakashuk.com or www.target.com.

Note: Sonia Kashuk products are also available at select Bloomingdales locations in New York and California. The company also maintains freestanding stores in New York and New Jersey.

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Sonia Kashuk At-A-Glance

Strengths: Affordable and widely available (though exclusive to Target stores); good makeup remover; the makeup is still the star attraction, with impressive options for foundation, powder, blush, lip color, eyeliner and especially makeup brushes.

Weaknesses: The concealers, eye pencil, and brow shapers are a letdown; the makeup palettes may seem convenient, but several of the included products perform poorly.

Perhaps best known for her years of work with supermodel Cindy Crawford, makeup artist Sonia Kashuk's well-chosen selection of makeup has been available exclusively at Target stores since the mid-1990s.

 Kashuk's brushes have been a strong point, and now that they've been redone they're better than ever, and still affordable. This is definitely a makeup collection worth visiting, and you'll find some premium options among Kashuk's powder foundation, regular powders, and blush. Several other products, from foundation to lipsticks, are also worthy of attention, though this is not a line that caters to darker skin tones. Ironically, it's the latest cosmetic products that met with the most critical reviews, largely due to poor execution or their gimmicky nature.

For more information about Sonia Kashuk, visit soniakashuk.com or www.target.com.

Note: Sonia Kashuk products are also available at select Bloomingdales locations in New York and California. The company also maintains freestanding stores in New York and New Jersey.