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STARFISH RED 
SKU #:14003 



LASplash was nice enough to let me pick a few products to try out. I choose a yellow mascara, a yellow eyeliner and this gorgeous raspberry red gloss. The liner and mascara review can be seen in the eye section of our reviews.

The picture above is from the LA Splash website. All pictures below were taken by me. 

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Their swatch (above) looks more plum than the actual product in person. This was a little disappointing, but the color is still gorgeous. 


This gloss is and "Intense" finish according to their website. This means that there is glitter, high shine, as well as a big impact of color.

"Bold, Vibrant and Intense! This collection was created using our innovative highly pigmented long-wearing formula. These bold colors are the ultimate must-have product for the stage, a performance or a night on the town! "

"Choose from a vast spectrum of colors and you’ll be the talk of the town every day! Apply to lips for excellent shimmer and color. Want a bolder look? Add glitter or shimmer over gloss. "


One thing I absolutely love about LA Splash is their price point. This gloss is super affordable at only $6.99 for   9 ml.


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The bottom of the tube.
Ingredients:
Hydrogenated Polyisobutene, Ethylhexyl Palmitate, Ricinus Communis Seed Oil, Carthamus Tinctorius Seed Oil, Tocopherol Acetate, Ascorbic Acid, Simmondsia Chinensis Seed Oil, Propylparaben, Butyrospermum Parkii, BHT, Ozokorite, Beeswax.  May Contain: Mica, Iron Oxides (Yellow 77492, Red 77491, Black 77499, Brown 77499), Carmine 75470, Manganese Violet 77742, Ultramarine Blue 7700, Chromium Hydroxide Green 77289, D&C Red NO.: (6, 7, 27), FD&C Yellow NO. 5, Polyethylene Terephthalate.

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Here Starfish Red is worn very very sparingly almost as a stain. This picture is from my mascara and eyeliner review for LASplash.
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Here Starfish Red is worn very very sparingly almost as a stain. This picture is from my mascara and eyeliner review for LASplash.

Reading the ingredients is all fine and dandy... but what do any of those words actually mean? Below (scattered through the next few pictures) I have taken the guess work out of all those scary names for you. Most of them are just scientific ways of saying things you already know. Now you can see what your putting on your face!


Hydrogenated Polyisobutene- synthetic mineral oil substitute used for pigmentation dispersion 

Ethylhexyl Palmitate- derivitive of palm oil, organic silicone replacement, used for consistency

Ricinus Communis Seed Oil-  a.k.a. Castor oil, moisturizing

Carthamus Tinctorius Seed Oil- a.k.a Safflower oil, an edible vegetable oil, smoothing and conditioning 

 Tocopherol Acetate- naturally occuring antioxidant, form of vitamin E

 Ascorbic Acid- Vitamin C, natural preservative 

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Applied thin.
Simmondsia Chinensis Seed Oil- a.k.a Jojoba oil, used for conditioning and stabilizing


 Propylparaben- A PARABEN!!! used for preservation and scent

 Butyrospermum Parkii- a.k.a. shea butter skin conditioner and thickening agent

BHT- antioxidant, preservative 

Ozokorite- mineral wax derived from coal and shale, adds stability, binds ingredients

 Beeswax- made by honey bees, gives thickness and smoothness
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Applied thin.
May Contain: (MAY contain always scares me... Does it ? Or does it not? )

 Mica- natural mineral, used as a colorant 

 Iron Oxides (Yellow 77492, Red 77491, Black 77499, Brown 77499)- inorganic chemical used as colorant 

 Carmine 75470- natural colorant 

 Manganese Violet 77742- inorganic salt used as colorant

Ultramarine Blue 7700- mineral derived blue pigment, colorant , may be produced synthetically

Chromium Hydroxide Green 77289- mineral colorant, used widely in hair dye 

D&C Red NO.: (6, 7, 27), FD&C Yellow NO. 5- man made colorants 

 Polyethylene Terephthalate-   thermoplastic polymer resin 
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Applied thin.
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Applied thin.
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Applied thin.
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Applied thin.
This gloss looks great applied very thin as a stain and looks great applied thinly. The staying power is great and the color is pretty. Applied thick, I don't care for this gloss too much. Although it looks pretty in photos, the gloss is not very practical to wear thick. 
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Applied thick.
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Applied thick.
When applied thick, this glosses strong points seem to be overshadowed. When thick, this gloss runs. I found it seeping all around my mouth and onto my teeth and tongue. Also, the pigmentation seems to become very uneven when applied thick. Unfortunately, the only time i saw the amazing sparkles in this gloss was when i layed it on thick. 
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Applied thick.
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Applied thick. Funny face.
This gloss has a "candy cherry" scent, almost like cherry licorice which i highly enjoyed, but may be too strong for many people. You can taste it when you inhale, so there is no escaping it. (Not like cherry twizzlers, but like "old fashion" licorice)
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Applied thick.
The applicator is a slanted doe foot, and is very easy to apply.
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Applied thick.
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