Every year Mary Kay revived it’s annual Beauty That Counts™ program, which is an initiative started in honor to Mary Kay’s Founder, Mary Kay Ash philosophy to help change the lives of women and children around the world. From 16th May 2015 to 15th July 2015, with every NEW limited-edition Beauty That Counts™ NouriShine Plus™ Lip Gloss sold, RM3 will be donated in support of HOPE Malaysia and Suriana Welfare Society. These two are the community to empower underprivileged children to break the cycle of poverty through quality education and at the same time transforming their lives and the lives of the community around them.
The NEW limited-edition Beauty That Counts™ NouriShine Plus™ Lip Gloss created comes in two different swirled shades – In Harmony (Café au Lait swirled with Cream & Sugar) and Create Change (Pink Sateen swirled with Berry Tart). The idea is to came up with something that everyone can wear and be a part of a global movement to help women and children in need. To me, this is a beautiful combination. Beauty and Charity. What more can I ask for 🙂
Last year I rejected the similar review from Mary Kay as I’m not a lip gloss person. I’m still not but I’m more into the global movement and empowering initiative of the lip gloss. So I can’t tell you exactly how this fares comparing to last year’s gloss. The limited-edition Beauty That Counts™ NouriShine Plus™ Lip Gloss is said to give an instant boost of moisture, smooth, protect and condition lips with ultra-glossy shine and anti-oxidant rich complex vitamins and plant-derived minerals.
Here are the hand swatch for both In Harmony and Create Change. The name for each of the gloss are carefully thought of and cleverly fixed to the gloss shade that suits the name.
From the tube, I was liking Create Change more due to the pinky shade. But when I swatched it onto the back of my hand, I kinda like the neutral tone of In Harmony as well. However, I have to warn you that these glosses are slightly sticky, which I expected it to be since it is said to be moisturizing. I believe glosses that are moisturizing are naturally a bit sticky.
As you can see from the swatch, these glosses aren’t completely opaque. It gives the lips a natural hint of shade but if you have darker lips like mine, you won’t see much shade difference with the two. What I like the most is how plump and soft my lips are after removing the gloss.
Disclaimer: Product was sent to me for review consideration. This doesn’t affect my judgement in the review in any way.