Canmake Lip & Cheek Gel SPF24 PA+ Review
Updated: Mar 7, 2022
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I’m not a huge makeup person - partially because I’m always sleepy and short on time in the morning, and partially because I’m not very good at applying it. I’m super happy when I find something that’s very easy to use and looks great. One of those products is Canmake Lip & Cheek Gel SPF24 PA+. It comes in several colors; mine is 06 Dark Plum Sugar. I got it on YesStyle (reward code KBHOBBIT), but it’s also available on Amazon.
This is a gel formula (it feels creamy on the fingers but has a beautiful translucent look) that can be applied with fingertips. Because of the color and how pale I am, it’s a bit too intense for my cheeks, but looks awesome on the lips. It’s not super long lasting but doesn’t make a big mess of mugs or masks, so it’s a win in my book. A few dabs tint the lips the way a cherry sucker would, and I love that “slightly better than real life” look.
I wouldn’t rely on the SPF here, at least not the way I apply it - in a very thin layer. If you plan to be out in the sun, definitely use a dedicated lip SPF first (I like this one). Perhaps SPF24 in the Canmake gel will help cover some of the skipped areas.
At first, I wasn’t too excited about this gel, but it quickly turned into one of my favorite easy lip tints. It’s not drying at all and doesn’t draw attention to lip imperfections. I would still prefer for it to come in a tube of some sort, but it’s not a deal breaker.
Have you tried any Canmake products? What did you think?
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Canmake Lip & Cheek Gel SPF24 PA+ ingredients: Diphenylsiloxyphenyl trimethicone, pentaerythrythyl tetraisostearate, triethylhexanoin, ethylhexyl methoxycinnamate, methyl methacrylate crosspolymer, synthetic wax, hydrogenated polyisobutene, polyglyceryl triisostearate-2, (vinyl dimethicone / methicone silsesquioxane Sun) crosspolymer, candelilla wax, sorbitan sesquiisostearate, lauroyl glutamate di (phytosteryl / octyldodecyl), silica, olive fruit oil, squalane, macadamia fatty acid phytosteryl macadamia seed oil, dimethicone, tocopherol, caninaba fruit oil, phenoxyethanol, Octyldodecyl myristate, honey, sodium hyaluronate, chamomile flower extract, mica, yellow 4, oxidized iron Down, red 202, sulfuric acid Ba, red 201, iron oxide, alumina, tin oxide