Laneige Two Tone Lip Bar Red Blossom Review

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Laneige Two Tone Lip Bar Red Blossom

Just from looking at the photos, you can see how pretty Laneige Two Tone Lip Bar Red Blossom (No. 2) is. It’s the first lipstick I’m reviewing from the first three Lip Bars I bought last week. I must say that it’s love at first swipe! 😉

The new Laneige Two Tone Lip Bar lipsticks are so awesome that every Korean makeup addict would definitely want to add them to their collection. You’ll have perfect gradation lips very easily because these lipsticks already have two colors in one.

I love the red and beige shade combo of No. 2 Red Blossom because this is one of my mostly used color combinations when doing gradation lips.

Laneige Two Tone Lip Bar Red Blossom

LANEIGE TWO TONE LIP BAR

Achieve K-Actress’s Two tone lip makeup with the colors and skill of an artist.

Two tone, ombre or gradation lips have been here for a while, but it was only in the recent years that it’s been made popular by the Koreans. The new Laneige Two Tone Lip Bar promises to help you create the perfect lip color for gradation lips.

AVAILABLE SHADES:

No. 1 Magenta Muse
No. 2 Red Blossom
No. 3 Pink Salmon
No. 4 Milk Blurring
No. 5 Daring Darling
No. 6 Pink Step
No. 7 Cashmere Nude
No. 8 Neon Juice
No. 9 Dolly Grape
No. 10 Burgundy Love

Laneige Two Tone Lip Bar Red Blossom

LANEIGE TWO TONE LIP BAR
NO. 2 RED BLOSSOM

Attractive lips with optimal color combination. The optimal color combination contained in one lipstick makes the lips beautiful by expressing attractive Two Tone makeup.

Laneige Two Tone Lip Bar No. 2 Red Blossom is one of the bestsellers in the new lipstick line from the Korean brand. It combines the shades red and beige to create a subtle yet beautiful gradient effect on the lips.

It has a slight floral scent in the tube. But it’s not noticeable once applied on the lips. There’s also no taste whatsoever, which is another plus.

Laneige Two Tone Lip Bar Red Blossom Swatches

In the arm swatch above, you can see how intense the red shade is. It is definitely cool-toned which makes it appear like a pinkish red in the swatches. The red shade in Red Blossom is pretty much pigmented, but the beige shade is just moderately so. Although, it’s still able to cover my pigmented lips.

I only lightly swatched it in the photo above, because I didn’t want to ruin the lipstick. It just feels so fragile to me. Probably because of its slim rectangular shape. 🙂

The plastic, sliding rectangular packaging is also two-toned. The body is white and the upper part including the cap is silver. The bottom part shows the featured shade of the lipstick and also indicates the shade number.

What I don’t like is the way you push the lip color out from the tube. There is a lever at the body part of the tube which you pull down to reveal the lipstick. To hide it again, you have to push the lever up. I’m not used to this kind of orientation. If only I could invert the settings. I want to push up the lever to reveal the lip color then pull down to hide. Oh well, I guess I will get used to it after a few weeks. 😀

Laneige Two Tone Lip Bar Red Blossom

Unlike the Dior Addict Tie Dye Edition where the second color is in the middle of the lipstick, these Two Tone Lip Bars have a diagonal cut design.

You can achieve natural gradation with Two Tone Lip Bar’s diagonal cut. Because of its diagonal cut design, it’s able to blur the color boundaries naturally so there is no harsh line between the two shades.

The Laneige Two Tone Lip Bar lipsticks are a bit softer than the regular ones. So you’ll have to be careful when applying it. You won’t have any problems, though, because it glides smoothly on the lips. It doesn’t accentuate the dry and flaky patches on my lips, but if you have extremely chapped lips, you should exfoliate and moisturize the lips beforehand.

Laneige Two Tone Lip Bar Red Blossom Lip Swatches

I love how Laneige Red Blossom is not drying on my lips. It even feels a bit moisturizing. But due to its moisture factor, it doesn’t seem to last long on my lips. I only get around 3 to 4 hours of wear time from it. After eating and drinking, only the red shade leaves a tiny bit of stain. Reapplication is defintely a must, especially with hot or greasy foods.

But who cares about reapplying this in public? I, for one, would be so proud to take it out and apply in front of other gaping girls while they watch how I’m able to get fast ombre lips with just a single lipstick. When they ask me about it, I would gladly point them to the nearest Laneige store. 😀

Laneige Two Tone Lip Bar Red Blossom

HOW TO USE

STEP 1: Lower Lip

Glide the Lip Bar on your lower lip to let the main color applied inside your lip.

STEP 2: Upper Lip

Turn the Lip Bar upside down and glide it on your upper lip to let the main color applied inside your lip.

STEP 3: Gradation

Press your lips together and go “Mmmmm~”

 
Here’s a video of how to apply it correctly:


 

ADDITIONAL SWATCHES OF LANEIGE TWO TONE LIP BAR

Laneige Two Tone Lip Bar Swatches

Two Tone Lip Bar swatches from L-R (photo above):

No. 1 Magenta Muse
No. 2 Red Blossom
No. 3 Pink Salmon
No. 4 Milk Blurring
No. 5 Daring Darling

Laneige Two Tone Lip Bar Swatches

Two Tone Lip Bar swatches from L-R (photo above):

No. 6 Pink Step
No. 7 Cashmere Nude
No. 8 Neon Juice
No. 9 Dolly Grape
No. 10 Burgundy Love

Laneige Two Tone Lip Bar Red Blossom

PRECAUTIONS

1. Slide “down” the button when you want to push “up” the lip bar

2. Do not slide down the button when it’s covered by the cap

3. Slim, rectangular shape and extra moisturising properties makes the lipstick easy to break. Please slide down the button one level at a time.

4. Be careful not to scratch the lip bar when you put the cap on.

 
Laneige Two Tone Lip Bar Red Blossom
Left Photo credit: Laneige
 

Laneige Two Tone Lip Bar Red Blossom is very pretty and awesome. I believe that it’s worth the price I paid for it which is Php1,200. The rectangular packaging is very chic. I just wish the lever was inverted. 😉 But still, the one-touch sliding method makes it easier to use.

AVAILABILITY: Permanent (I hope it doesn’t get discontinued!)
PRICE: around $27
BUY IT HERE: United States | Canada | UK

Do you like doing gradation lips? I don’t think I will ever get tired of them because they are so pretty. Especially when you have an all-in-one lipstick like Laneige Two Tone Lip Bar Red Blossom.

Alyssa Melanie

5 Comments

  1. Hi sis love this lippy may store ba sila here sa philippines or online shops lang? Matte ba to or shiny? how does it feel?

    • Hi Jemai! This is now available at Laneige stores in the Philippines. I bought mine in Robinsons Manila, and they also have a store in Mall of Asia. I’m not 100% sure, but I think I also saw that they have a shop in Trinoma. Are you located in Manila? If not, let me know and I will find out if they have a store near you. 🙂

      By the way, it has a shiny finish and feels creamy and moisturizing. I bet you’ll also love it! <3