Physicians Formula pH Powered Lip Gloss. The gloss for big kids!

| April 19, 2012 | 15 Comments

Lipgloss lovers and big kids, you’re going to love this one. Physicians Formula recently put out these pH Matchmaker pH Powered Lip Glosses and ohmigoodness, I can’t get enough of them. Yeah, I know they weren’t the first ones to come out with a lipgloss like this, but this may very well be my favorite.

First, let’s see what PF says about what makes this gloss awesome.

-1st Ever Lip Gloss with pH Power Complex transforms into your perfectly personalized hue.
-Hypoallergenic. Fragrance free. Paraben free. Dermatologist approved.
-Fluorescein Based Dye-senses the pH level of your skin & adjusts within 60 seconds to create your perfect lip color.

Okay, I’ll be honest – I think most of the claims are pretty gimmicky. I don’t think the gloss changes hues because of my pH level. It’ll change colors on a white sheet of paper. The gloss goes on with just a bit of a light pink shade to it and then it changes to a beautiful shade of bright pink. But I don’t think it has anything to do with my pH level. Then again, I’m a skeptic so I could be totally wrong. Ha!

But what’s NOT to love about this gloss? Formula-wise it’s realllly nice. It’s got a non-tacky formula and it feels and looks nice on the lippies.

The 10-hour wear time and dead on. In fact, even when the shine goes away, what you’re left with is a bit of a stain. Which I like! And there’s a mirror on the side…

Which comes in handy when you don’t feel like pulling out your compact.

But let’s get to the best part. This bad boy has a light built-in. With the press of the button…

…a light illuminates.

Awesome, right? And it’s BRIGHT! This lipgloss can easily double as a flashlight. No lie.

I’m impressed. Even though I’ve seen lipglosses like this before but this one rocks because the shade is so complimentary. There’s a Light Pink shade but something tells me that I wouldn’t like it as much as I like this one.

You can get this lippie from drugstores, Ulta and online for $9.99. And yeah, that’s a bit steep for a lipgloss, but considering you get a zombie blocking light on it, I think it’s well worth it. ;)

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  1. Phyrra says:

    Oh. Em. Gee. I so need that gloss! Great review!
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  2. Zelda says:

    Woah! That is some FANCY lipstick! Man that color looks lovely on you, too. I really love berry-typed shades. I’m not a huge lipgloss fan, but boy would I love to pull that out of my purse and find my door-lock at night XD. Thanks for the review!
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  3. Pretty!!
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  4. LaNeshe says:

    That looks like an awesome gloss.
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  5. Nina says:

    You could try mixing it with substances with varying pH such as vinegar and bicarbonate of soda to see if it really does change color. There is a pH indicator that turns pink when things are alkaline so it might be that.

  6. Diane Cristi says:

    This just got on my wishlist!
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  7. I loved the color . it looks awesome .

  8. Vanessa Robinson says:

    This is so cool! I never knew this product even existed. I rarely use lipsticks bec I’m not sure what color fits me, so I’m a huge lip gloss fan. Imma try this!
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  9. Megan says:

    I bought this on the weekend and opened it and tried it in the store (there was no tester). I was soooooooo disappointed. It was a bright pink I thought I’d never, ever wear. Here’s the thing, I’d got a makeover at the store (makeunder, I guess)and the whole look did not flow. The other morning after I got ready for work (I do wear a lot of makeup but I think it’s subtle) and tried the gloss again – awesome! The gloss lasts for a normal amount of time but the colour (stain?) lasts well into the afternoon! I’ve ended up really happy with this gloss, thanks B!

  10. Clara says:

    I am so glad to have this brought to my attention. If they ever do Tron themed packaging I’ll probably buy cases of it. (And that bright pink looks soooo amazing!)
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  11. I’ve seen this reviewed elsewhere, but your picture of it in the dark all lit up just sold me on it.

    SO. COOL.
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  12. Trina J says:

    This is pretty cool:) I like it:)
    Thanks for sharing:)
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  13. Yasmin says:

    Wow I need this lipgloss! I’m picking this up tomorrow lol
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  14. [...] I’ve reviewed something from Physicians Formula. I think the last thing I featured was their amaziiiiiing and super cool lipgloss that lights up. And I am still using it. I’m serious. It is currently taking up residency in my makeup bag. [...]

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