Benefit Holiday 2012 – High Flyin’ Glosses Review

This set is a ticket to paradise for Ultra Plush Lip Gloss fans!

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If you have a lip gloss lover on your list this holiday season, here’s a gift to leave them sky high with glee! Let Benefit%name Benefit Holiday 2012   High Flyin Glosses Review add some joy to the season by gifting their Limited Edition High Flyin’ Glosses Set %name Benefit Holiday 2012   High Flyin Glosses Reviewfor Holiday 2012. This sweet scented set contains six adorable mini tubes of their coveted Ultra Plush Lip Gloss in every available shade.

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Of course, if you would rather gift yourself with this collection, who am I to argue? At just $26, it’s an affordable present to stuff into your stocking without feeling any quilt.

As a Benefit lover that has yet to try their latest glosses, I was thrilled to get my hands on this set. Tucked inside the cute pink package are six mini sized tubes of Ultra Plush Lip Glosses%name Benefit Holiday 2012   High Flyin Glosses Review, three cremes and three shimmers, that correspond with Benefit’s celebrated Box of Powder face shades .

BenefitHighGloss5 Benefit Holiday 2012   High Flyin Glosses ReviewCoralista, Dallas, Bella Bamba, Hoola, Sugarbomb, Dandelion

You (or your giftee) will never be without the perfect gloss color with these…

Coralista – sheer light coral
Dallas – medium warm pink nude
Bella Bamba – bright yellow-based watermelon pink

Hoola – peach nude with gold and peach shimmer
Sugarbomb – medium dusty pink
Dandelion – light pearly pink

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These glosses give a super sheer hint of color, and true to most Benefit products are flattering to practically any skin skin tone. These are the perfect tubes to stash in a purse or pocket for on the go color – no mirror required.

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Beyond the cute little tubes (everything seems better in mini size!), the packaging bonuses include a slant tip applicator for easy glossing and a soft, squeezable shell that allows you to dispense the perfect dollop of color. Each gloss is softly scented with sweet, slightly tangy, fruit punch-like scent that I enjoy – but it fades fairly quickly for the fragrance adverse.

But it’s the formula of the Ultra Plush High Flyin’ Glosses %name Benefit Holiday 2012   High Flyin Glosses Review that put me over the moon. These glosses glide on like a dream; super smooth, almost creamy in feel, without a hint of stickiness. They’re also moisturizing on my lips, leaving them soft and supple and not in desperate need of a balm after a few hours of wear.

BenefitHighGloss6 Benefit Holiday 2012   High Flyin Glosses ReviewA closer look at the cremes: Coralista, Dallas and Bella Bamba

BenefitHighGloss7 Benefit Holiday 2012   High Flyin Glosses ReviewAnd the shimmers: Hoola, Sugarbomb, Dandelion

I love each and every one of these shades, but my faves are the punchy Coralista (finally, a coral I can wear!) and the dusty rose shimmer of Sugarbomb. For once in my life I’m going to reach the end of a tube of gloss – and then I plan on running out and picking these two up in their full size versions.

Smooth, non-sticky formula
Sheer, flattering colors
Adorable packaging
Nicely priced and a great way to try all six Ultra Plush Gloss hues

You’ll have a hard time gifting this and will wind up keeping it for yourself!
Seriously, I have no cons with this set

Readers – are you jetting to your local Sephora to pick up Benefit’s High Flyin’ Glosses set?

Tyna, co-founder and co-editor of wht, worries about becoming a crazy cat lady, reads at least a book a week, checks in at a Flyers fan forum every morning and is forever (some say obsessively) organizing her closets and drawers.

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  1. Profile photo of turboterp

    I can’t think of any gloss-lover who wouldn’t go insane over this gift set, @tyna ! Benefit’s glosses are really nice, and I can’t imagine the happiness of receiving all of these at once. The mini-sized tubes are so cute, and handy, too. Perfect gift!

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    Benefit is killin’ it in the gift set field! They do a great job of creating smart little sets to expose people to a variety of their products and this one looks perfect! They have great lipglosses and I can also attest to the Coralista. That is one fun lipgloss with a nice spark of color!

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