L’Oreal Paris Infallible Sexy Balm | Swatches & Review | Indian skintone

L’Oreal recently had new launches back to back. First the Le Matte Lip Pens & then these. I went crazy and picked up 2 shades from each range. I wasn’t really expecting much from the Sexy Balms because the shade range is limited and I had no idea about the formula. I simply bought these because I was carried away! (honest confession) Let’s dive together into the review to find out more about L’Oreal Paris Infallible Sexy Balm.

L'Oreal Infallible Sexy Balm

Price: Rs.499 for 3.39g.

Availability: I got mine from Nykaa. Not sure if these are available at L’Oreal counters yet.

L'Oreal Paris Infallible Sexy Balm

Shades: There are total 10 shades with 5 sheer ones and 5 Bold ones. I got Never Stop (bold) & As If (sheer).

Never stop is a bright coral pink shade which looks a nice pink on my pigmented lips whereas As If is a sheer nude brown.

L'Oreal Paris Infallible Sexy Balm

Packaging: These come in a twist up packaging and colour coded caps. Bold ones have opaque caps while sheer ones have see-through caps.

L'Oreal Paris Infallible Sexy Balm
The amount of product we get

Texture: L’Oreal Infallible Sexy Balm has a very very creamy texture. Because of the creamy texture, it becomes a little bit difficult to get an even finish. There’s no need of even moisturizing the lips before applying these. The Sexy Balms apply very very glossy.

L'Oreal Paris Infallible Sexy Balm
Up: Never Stop (bold) Down: As If (sheer)

Pigmentation: The sheer one As If is just like a tinted lip balm providing sheer coverage. Also, the shade will suit those having pinky lips. For people like me, with pigmented lips, this wouldn’t suit much. Anyhow, I still like it. The bold shade Never Stop has better pigmentation, although it doesn’t give an opaque finish. But the colour payoff is quite noticeable.

L'Oreal Paris Infallible Sexy Balm
Never Stop (bold shade)

Staying power: The bold shade stays on for good 4 hours and gradually loses its shine. Also, it feels slightly drying and accentuates the dry patches when worn for long. While the sheer shade stays for hardly 3 hours and doesn’t get dry. (because it fades away before it can dry!). Both of these do transfer and fade significantly after a meal.

L'Oreal Paris Infallible Sexy Balm
As If (sheer shade)

My verdict on L’Oreal Paris Infallible Sexy Balm:

These are perfect for a day when you need a change from drying liquid lipsticks. I reach out for the Sexy Balms especially on weekends (because I prefer matte lipsticks for daily office wear). These moisturize my lips and provide a decent colour payoff. For me, these aren’t that expensive and are completely worth the price. (especially the bold ones). But I wouldn’t be purchasing more shades as I am not highly impressed with the current shade range.

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