What Lip Butters Are
They are lip products with soft, conditioning and moisturizing effects. They are buttery, smooth and soft when applied on the lips, almost like creamy lipsticks. Also, they help relieve dry, chapped or sore lips. Some lip butters are formulated with exciting and endearing fragrances, and others exist with no fragrances.
Furthermore, they have little to zero waxing, little staying power and are more moisturizing than lip balms and glosses. They are very comfortable, non-sticky and easier to apply.
Comparison Overview – Revlon Lip Butter Cherry Tart vs Candy Apple
The lip butters are great products, enriched with various natural butters like mango, shea, and coconut to soothe and pamper the lips.
These butters give them a smooth, creamy and soft texture, relieving dry and chapped lips.
Additionally, their coverage is buildable, sheer to medium, with a high shiny, glossy and glassy finish. And they are both tasteless and fragrance-free.
Their shades are similar, though. But the Cherry Tart has a deeper red shade than the Candy Apple, just like the Revlon Really Red and Certainly Red Lipsticks. They have pink and orange undertones respectively.
As great as they are, they have some downsides. One of them is their short staying power. They can only stay on for a maximum of three hours.
Besides this, their soft texture means a risk of smudging and messing up the tube.
Video: A Lip Swatch of the different Revlon Lip Butter Shades
These shades are irresistibly beautiful. Watch this video to see first hand how they look when applied on the lips.
Price/Value Ratio – Revlon Lip Butter Cherry Tart vs Candy Apple
These products are pretty amazing and affordable. Their quality, use, and benefits greatly outweigh their prices.
However, Candy Apple is a little bit pricier than the Revlon Lip Butter Cherry Tart.
Comparison Table – Revlon Lip Butter Cherry Tart vs Candy Apple
|Size||0.8 Ounces||0.6 ounces|
|Coverage||Buildable with a shiny finish||Buildable with a shiny finish|
Which is Better Under What Circumstance – Revlon Lip Butter Cherry Tart vs Candy Apple
|Cherry Tart has a deeper red shade with a pink undertone. So for a pink make-up kind of day, this product will be perfect.
This product is quite cheaper than Candy Apple. So if you have a tight budget, you could go for this.
|This product has a lighter shade than the Cherry Tart, with an orange undertone. It will be perfect for a red lip kind of day.
Candy Apple is the perfect lip butter shade for a party or an event. It has all the glow and elegance for a party.
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Common Features – Revlon Lip Butter Cherry Tart vs Candy Apple
Both products contain the same active ingredients which are Mango butter, Shea butter, and Coconut butter. They give these products their buttery-smooth, soft and moisturizing effects.
These products come in silvery stick jars. A black base holds the silver stick. They also have a translucent cover through which one can see the actual shade of each product.
They have a very light, soft and buttery texture. This is a result of their common ingredients, and that is why they have moisturizing effects on the lips.
Both products have shimmers. These shimmers give the lips a shiny, glittery and glossy look that is a delight to look at.
These products are portable and can fit into any makeup kit or purse. They don’t take up space and exert no weight.
They are tasteless and odorless. Revlon did not include fragrances in the formulation of these products.
Video: A Hand Swatch of the Cherry Tart alongside Other Shades
This is a video of the Revlon Cherry Tart Lip Butter swatched on the hand, alongside other shades.
Unique Features – Revlon Lip Butter Cherry Tart vs Candy Apple
Having talked about their commonalities, let’s talk about their uniqueness.
Feature Unique to Cherry Tart
The most unique feature of this product is its color. It has a deep red shade with an almost pink undertone.
Feature Unique to Candy Apple
Candy Apple is a lighter shade of red, with an orange undertone. It is one of the most sought-after shade in the Revlon Lip Butter line.
Video: How Pigmented are these Lip Butters?
This video shows you how pigmented the Revlon Candy Apple Lip Butter and others are…
Unique Pros – Revlon Lip Butter Cherry Tart vs Candy Apple
Pros Unique to the Cherry Tart
i. The Cherry Tart is a little less expensive than Candy Apple.
ii. It also has a deeper shade of red than Candy Apple.
Pro Unique to the Candy Apple
i. The beautiful shade of this product has made it one of the most sought-after Revlon Lip Butters in the collection.
Unique Cons – Revlon Lip Butter Cherry Tart vs Candy Apple
Con Unique to Revlon Lip Butter Cherry Tart
i. The Cherry Tart has an inconsistent pigmentation. Sometimes it comes off deep and other times, it doesn’t.
Con Unique to Revlon Lip Butter Candy Apple
i. This product is a little pricier than the Cherry Tart. However, this could be a result of its scarcity seeing that it is one of the most desired in the line.
Common Pros – Revlon Lip Butter Cherry Tart vs Candy Apple
|Easy To Apply||This product is very easy to apply.||Likewise, this product is also easy to apply.|
|Rich and Soft Texture||The soft, creamy and buttery texture of this product is second to none.||This product also has the same rich, smooth and buttery texture.|
|Highly Pigmented||For a lip butter, this product is very highly pigmented, unlike other lip butters.||Equally, this product is also highly pigmented.|
|Moisturizes and Hydrates||The hydrating and moisturizing effects of this product are one of its best features.||This product also hydrates and moisturizes.|
|Non-Sticky||The problem of hair sticking to the lips because of the stickiness of a product is non-existent with this product.||Likewise, this product is also non-sticky.|
|Doesn’t Stain the Teeth||Yes! It does not stain the teeth like conventional lipsticks.||Similarly, this product does not stain the teeth.|
|No Scent or Taste||It is free of all the scents and tastes that come with other lip butters and lipsticks.||This product equally does not have any taste or scent.|
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Common Cons – Revlon Lip Butter Cherry Tart vs Candy Apple
|Easy Smearing||Because of the texture of this product, sometimes during the application, it smears very badly on the tube.||The same also applies to this product.|
|Unstable Pigmentation||Sometimes the pigmentation is deep and beautiful; other times, it melts away like a lip balm.||This product equally has an unstable pigmentation.|
|Short Staying Power||This product wears off easily. It stays on for a maximum of three hours. It would require constant touch up.||The same goes for this product.|
What Users Feel About Them – Revlon Lip Butter Cherry Tart vs Candy Apple
|Users say this product works better for day time outings.
They really like its pigmentation, hydrating and moisturizing effects, especially those with dry lips.
Additionally, they like how buildable it is and how it has no taste and scent. Plus it doesn’t require much effort to apply as lipsticks do.
|On the other hand, users think this option is more of a nighttime outing lip butter. But it goes perfectly with so many skin tones.
Its color and undertone sit well with a number of users, and its easy application is an advantage, much like the Cherry Tart.
|But the inconsistency of the pigmentation put some users off.
Plus the smudging, smearing, and messiness of this product on the stick is quite a deal-breaker for others.
|However, users don’t like that it wears off quite easily.|
Our Take – Revlon Lip Butter Cherry Tart vs Candy Apple
We like their shades, moisturizing qualities, and undertones. They don’t require the ceremony or seriousness that comes with lipsticks yet they can serve in their place.
But their quickness to transfer and their short staying power don’t sit well with us. We acknowledge they come with the territory of lip butters, though. So if you don’t quite mind, these two lip butters are quite the buy, especially if you have dry or chapped lips.