Comfy colour: Shu Uemura Tint-in-Balm

Comfy colour: Shu Uemura Tint-in-Balm

Soft kiss

Text: Renée Batchelor

When it comes to getting the perfect lip product, you no longer have to sacrifice between colour, comfort and texture

Shu Uemura's uplifting new Tint-in-Balm may be hitting the counters in October, but this lightweight lippie is perfect for the hotter months, or all-year-round in Singapore. Unlike traditional balms, that usually have just a teeny stain of colour, this offers full-on pigment and shine. And no, unlike the Kylie Lip Kit and other liquid lipsticks, this doesn't feel drying on your kissers.

Up to 25 per cent of its ingredients are lip-loving and creates soft balm that melts once applied. This slim pen is also perfectly designed to deliver the right amount of product with just one click, for an astonishing high colour payoff with a sensational shine or shimmer finish. The only difficulty you'll have is with picking which of the 10 luscious shades to use. Check out four favourite shades worn on actual lips below: 

$42 each. Available at Shu Uemura counters and stores from 1 October