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Clinique Almost Lipstick
2 varieties available

Clinique Almost Lipstick

BY CLINIQUE

4.5 out of 5 stars
  • 5 Stars70%
  • 4 Stars20%
  • 3 Stars6%
  • 2 Stars3%
  • 1 Star1%
4.55 / 5 based on 616 Reviews

Product Description

Benefits: Wearable Colour

Skin Types: All

Transparent pigment merges with the unique, natural tone of your lips to create something wonderful and yours alone. Sheer, glossy. Emollient-rich and very lightweight.

How to Use:

Apply directly to lips. Can easily be layered.

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Clinique Almost Lipstick
Clinique Almost Lipstick
Reviews (616)
Q&A (17)
Media (39)
REVIEWS
PRODUCT HIGHLIGHTS
  • "This is my favorite lip stick of all time, I have been using it over a year now its amazing and very rich moisturizing. It does not have any scent to it. " in 104 reviews
  • "I had read in InStyle Mag that this was a universally flattering color. I tried it and I fell in love. Like the other reviewer said, it looked like it would be a dark Goth-like color in the tube, but once it's on it takes your natural lip color and intensifies it. " in 64 reviews
  • "I am NOT a lipstick girl. At all. However, I adore this shade from Clinique! It is lightweight like a gloss but goes on non-sticky like a lipstick. The color appears dark in the tube but goes on the perfect touch of color to enhance any makeup style. Somehow it matches your skin tone perfectly to not be too dark or light, too red or too pink. If you want long lasting lipstick, honestly, I say go back to the 1980s when people even wore it. This is the lipstick for women who don't wear lipstick but sometimes want to complete their makeup look with a touch of color on their lips!" in 22 reviews
  • "I am NOT a lipstick girl. At all. However, I adore this shade from Clinique! It is lightweight like a gloss but goes on non-sticky like a lipstick. The color appears dark in the tube but goes on the perfect touch of color to enhance any makeup style. Somehow it matches your skin tone perfectly to not be too dark or light, too red or too pink. If you want long lasting lipstick, honestly, I say go back to the 1980s when people even wore it. This is the lipstick for women who don't wear lipstick but sometimes want to complete their makeup look with a touch of color on their lips!" in 21 reviews
april n.
Forest Lake, MN
338 reviews
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Honestly, I am very neutral about this product. It is nothing like I expected it to be, which is kind of a good and a bad thing. It has a lip balm type of feel when applying and it’s smooth and easy to apply. However, the color is so transparent that if you wanted to see any color payoff at all, you would have to put several layers on.

I understand the point behind his is to be transparent - I guess I just don’t understand why you would want something that is so transparent with little to no color payoff. To each their own, but this definitely is not for me.

The shades are very pretty and not what I expected (again). I expected more of a neutral shade range when I heard how transparent this was. But I was wrong.

The one thing I will give it though - is that I like how comfortable it was on the lips. It wasn’t heavy or drying which is very nice.
Olivia M.
Minden, LA
221 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 2
Review for: Black Honey more...
I love the shade and formula of this lipstick.  I received this in a Sephora Play Box  and wear it so often now.  I though the shade would be too dark for my fair skin, but it's actually pretty sheer.  It's a my-lips-but-better shade. It's also so creamy and hydrating.  I think it performs like a really nice tinted lip balm.  I would highly recommend this if you're over matte lipsticks or have really dry lips!   
Tara H.
94 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 3
Review for: Black Honey more...
I received a small tube of Black Honey as a GWP. I am in love with this product. On me this pulls a soft burgundy/red wine color. I can’t explain it but it just looks amazing. I use this when I’m in a rush and don’t have time to fuss with lipstick. It’s very moisturizing and doesn’t dry my lips out at all. I will definitely be repurchasing this when I run out!
Shatoya D.
217 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 2
Review for: Black Honey more...
This lipstick reminds me of a mood changer. It is different on everyone. It looks scary in the tube because it’s so dark. But it is the sheerest plum when applied. It is super moisturizing and acts sort of like a lip stain. I never use it with a lip liner.. it is a beautiful wash of color. And it it buildable if you want it darker. I’ve been wearing this for as long as I can remember.
HaleyAnn B.
Livingston, TN
94 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 2
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I have the shade black honey and I really enjoy it. It feels very comfortable on the lips, it looks and feels like a tinted chapstick. It is nice for a day when you don’t want a heavy or drying lipstick. The color isn’t very pigmented, but it is a nice tint. It performs just as it is advertised to do and I very much enjoy this product.
Amanda L.
Manchester , NH
29 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 1
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I just tried this a few days ago and I bought more the next day. It’s tinted and has a good amount of pigment that’s not overbearing. Leaves a nice sheen on the lips and doesn’t feel dry AT ALL which is a problem I find with most of my lip products. When it wears it turns into a light stain and continues to look good.
Lindsay S.
775 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 5
Review for: Black Honey more...
I got this as a sample in my 7 piece goody bag for sending $28 dollars on the brand and I am so happy with this the color looks black in the tube but goes on your lips leaving you with a beautiful reddish brown tint it has a beautiful glossy finish and is hydrating on the lips it is very flattering highly recommend
Kayla K.
Eden Prairie, MN
32 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 2
I love the cult favorite black honey. I’ve used this color of and on for 25 years. Recently I have rediscovered this product. It is extremely hydrating, almost like lip balm with a sheer hint of color. You can increase the vibrancy by adding more layers but it’s not the same as lipstick. I love to use this in between meetings for quick moisture & color without having to look in the mirror like lipstick! Ha!
Jennifer A.
Clarkston, MI
134 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 2
Review for: Black Honey more...
I have the mini version of this in black honey., and I get SO many compliments when I wear it. It has an almost gel-like formula and a sheer, shiny wash of color. It goes on evenly and feels very hydrating. Perfect for an easy, fuss-free lip look.
Micha H.
Bristol, VA
175 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 3
I think everone and their mother has had Black Honey in their rotation at least once. If you haven't where were ya? Everything about this is great. I havent had a tube of Black Honey in years, but I feel like I need one really soon.
Katelin T.
Martinez, GA
21 reviews
Are these drying or do they have a lip balm kind of feel?
Michelle C.
10 reviews
I have been looking for new brands of lipsticks to try out. Do your lipsticks stay all day and are they matte?
Shelbey J.
Edmond, OK
62 reviews
Is the color actually more nude or "natural" than the color of the stick itself let on to be?
Dorangela G.
150 reviews
Whats the most useful color, in your opinion?
Sophia S.
Rockwall, TX
2 reviews
Is the lipstick pigmented????? Because it happens to me all the time that I buy a lipstick/lip gloss product and it just isn't pigmented enough.

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