Tower 28's ShineOn Milky Lip Jelly Is Glassy and Non-Sticky

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Tower 28 ShineOn Lip Jelly Gloss

tower 28 shineon lip jelly in almond and cashew

Karla Ayala

What We Like
  • Moisturizing

  • Beautiful range of shades

  • Subtle, sweet scent

  • Lightweight feel

  • Non-sticky formula

What We Don't Like
  • Nothing

Tower 28's ShineOn Jelly Lip Gloss is nourishing for my dry lips, luxurious, and not at all sticky. I received so many compliments when using these lip glosses that I now want every single shade.

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Tower 28 ShineOn Lip Jelly Gloss

tower 28 shineon lip jelly in almond and cashew

Karla Ayala

With the resurgence of Y2K beauty, high-shine lip gloss is back. I know what you're thinking: "I don't want my hair sticking to my glossy lips," and believe me, neither do I, but the next generation of glosses no longer has that heavy, sticky formula. Newer formulas are created to also be hydrating while also imparting gloss and a pretty hue. Tower 28 Beauty's ShineOn Jelly Lip Gloss caught my eye (because it's all over Instagram right now) because of its sleek design and flattering shades. Read on to find out whether this lipgloss should be on your spring and summer wishlist.

Tower28 ShineOn Milky Lip Jelly

Best for: Lips only 

Active ingredients: Apricot Kernel Oil, Raspberry Seed Oil, and Rosehip Oil

Clean?: Yes

Potential allergens: RED 30 LAKE (CI 73360), RED 7 LAKE (CI 15850)

Price: $15

Shade Range: 12

About the brand: Tower 28 Beauty was founded by Amy Liu, CEO. Her major objective was to provide clean, safe cosmetics for sensitive skin. Her popular makeup and skincare products are now offered in Sephora locations.

About My Lips: Always in need of moisture

When I think of my skincare and makeup products, the first word that comes to mind is hydrating. If I could, I would capitalize, bold, and highlight that word to stress how important it is to my daily routine. That said, having hydrated lips is vital to me, and moisturizing lippies are a must-have product for me. Also, since the skin around my lips is sensitive, I like a sweet scent in lip products but no fragrance. 

I love a gorgeous rosy brown and nude brown hues and tried the shades "Almond" and "Cashew" from Tower 28's collection. I used them almost every day for three weeks while wearing no makeup, light makeup, and even full-on glam.

How to Apply: Sweep on with applicator

Tower 28 Beauty's ShineOn Jelly Lip Gloss is one of the most straightforward lip products to apply. The included applicator is stable, and its shape makes it easy to cover your entire lips with the gloss.

The Results: High-Shine and Hydrated Lips

The transparent and stylish packaging of Tower 28 Beauty's Jelly Lip Gloss was the first thing that drew my attention to it. I appreciate how you can clearly see the shade, and it's light enough to take with you wherever. When I swatched the product on my hand, it didn't feel sticky at all, and it was extremely light. The first time I used it, it felt exactly the same on my lips.

tower 28 shineon lip jelly in cashew swatch on hand

Karla Ayala

My lips were left shining with a hint of color. It lasted for hours and withstood the high and low temperatures I was experiencing in my area. For hours, my lips felt moisturized, which is just what a person with dry lips like me needs. After a few weeks of using this lipgloss, I observed that my lips were softer, which was a fantastic bonus. Overal, l I found Tower 28 Beauty's Lip Jelly is a no-fuss lip gloss that's lightweight and simple to apply.

karla ayala wearing tower 28 shineon lip jelly

Karla Ayala

The Value: Worth every penny

The ShineOn Jelly Lip Gloss by Tower 28 Beauty costs $15. After doing some research, I discovered that lip glosses range in price from $3 to $35, depending on the brand. Tower 28's Jelly Lip Gloss is priced in the middle, and I believe it is well worth it. You receive 0.13 oz/3.9 mL of product, which is rather generous. Also, the formula and texture are stunning. If you're bored of simple lip balms and having to put your finger or use a tool to get into those lip mask jars, this Jelly Lip Gloss is a must-have. It's small enough to fit in your purse and will give your lips a pop of color to liven up your look.

Similar Products: You have options

NYX This Is Milky Gloss: The NYX This Is Milky Gloss ($9) is a moisturizing lip gloss filled with vegan milk that gives the lips shine and color. The gloss is said to be hydrating for up to 12 hours. NYX only has eight shades compared to Tower 28's eleven, but it is a more affordable option. 

Item Beauty Lip Quip: Item Beauty by Addison Rae's Lip Quip ($14) is a delicious gloss that promotes moisture and keeps lips smooth. Some key ingredients include jojoba oil and almond oil. Because the use of several oils, the texture of this product may be looser than that of Tower 28. Item Beauty's Lip Quip comes in just four colors.

Final Verdict

Tower 28 ShineOn Lip Jelly is moisturizing and applies like a dream. It imparts a glassy shine that lasts for hours.

Specs

  • Product Name ShineOn Lip Jelly Gloss
  • Product Brand Tower 28
  • Price $15.00
  • Shade Range 12
  • Full Ingredients List POLYBUTENE, HYDROGENATED POLYISOBUTENE, HYDROGENATED POLYBUTENE, PRUNUS ARMENIACA (APRICOT) KERNEL OIL, ETHYLENE/PROPYLENE/STYRENE COPOLYMER, OCTYLDODECANOL, SILICA DIMETHYL SILYLATE, RICINUS COMMUNIS (CASTOR) SEED OIL, PERSEA GRATISSIMA (AVOCADO) OIL, ROSA CANINA SEED OIL, RUBUS IDAEUS (RASPBERRY) SEED OIL, ORYZA SATIVA (RICE) BRAN EXTRACT, HELIANTHUS ANNUUS (SUNFLOWER) EXTRACT, ROSMARINUS OFFICINALIS (ROSEMARY) LEAF EXTRACT, BUTYLENE/EHTYLENE/STYRENE COPOLYMER, AROMA/FLAVOR, CAPRYLYL GLYCOL, ETHYLHEXYLGLYCERIN, TOCOPHEROL, PENTAERYTHRITYL TETRA-DI-T-BUTYL HYDROXYHYDROCINNAMATE, MAY CONTAIN: IRON OXIDES (CI 77491, CI 77492, CI 77499), MANGANESE VIOLET (CI 77742), RED 30 LAKE (CI 73360), RED 7 LAKE (CI 15850), TITANIUM DIOXIDE (CI 77891)

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