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UV Lip Colour Splash

Shiseido unveils its UV Lip Colour Splash SPF 30

shiseido uv lip colour spalshFor anyone who has searched for a really good lip balm with strong UV protection, you know that many of the formulas are heavy, thick and uncomfortable. I remember testing a couple on a Caribbean cruise a few years ago and one had a terrible chemical taste. It wasn’t easy to find a good UV lip balm that felt comfortable on my lips.

Shiseido surveyed a number of women in Japan about this very fact and they agreed that they wanted a product that protected against UV damage, kept their lips looking beautiful and gave them a hint of colour for warm summer days. The result is UV Lip Colour Splash SPF 30 and it is seriously good. It’s a moisturizing wash of fresh, transparent colour with generous UV protection. What makes this product special is Clear Defence Technology that holds the sunscreen agents in a clear, comfortable lip formula. You won’t find any chalky, ghostly white residue on your lips or skin.

The formula itself is a high SPF blend rich in safflower oil and other emollients to seal in moisture. It protects against chapped lips due to wind burn or bright sun. To make application quick and easy, the applicator is specially designed to be compatible with all lip shapes and sizes. It’s so cutting-edge, there are patents pending in the U.S., France, Germany, Italy, Spain, Korea, China, Hong Kong, Japan and Taiwan.

Clear Defence Technology is something you’ll see Shiseido incorporate into products in the coming months and years. After considering nearly 300 different raw materials, the brand’s scientists discovered a previously impossible combination. Clear oil and safflower oil is mixed with a Fit Powder and added to a UV protective ingredient + colour material. The result is a Clear Defence Gel Complex that protects against UVA and UVB rays. When the texture is too light and fresh, adhesion to the lips is weak. If the fit is stronger, the texture becomes too sticky. With this new product, Shiseido struck the ideal proportions. There is one added benefit to the product: it covers unevenness including vertical wrinkles and lip lines. You just see a wash of glossy colour.

Here are the four colour shades:

shiseido uv lip colour splash in miami pinkshiseido uv lip colour splash in miami pinkMiami Pink 

The hot, vibrant tone of a Miami Beach party.

shiseido uv lip colour splash in uluru redshiseido uv lip colour splash in uluru redUluru Red

A fiery colour inspired by the light on the earth of Ayres Rock.

shiseido uv lip colour splash in tahiti blueshiseido uv lip colour splash in Tahiti blueTahiti Blue

Crystalline turquoise, like the clearest water on earth.

shiseido uv lip color splash in nairobi orangeshiseido uv lip colour splash in nairobi orangeNairobi Orange

Like a brilliant sunset over the Kenyan savannah.

To apply, touch the tube to your lips, and squeeze gently, applying from corner to corner. It can be worn on its own or under or over another lipstick.

shiseido uv lip colour splashShiseido is available in Canada at Hudson’s Bay stores and thebay.com


  • Deborah Smith
    April 12, 2018 at 5:51 pm

    Miami pink !!!!!!!

  • Deborah Smith
    April 12, 2018 at 5:51 pm

    Miami pink is perfect for me!!!!!!!

  • Karen Brown
    April 12, 2018 at 12:03 pm

    prices? To make it a preferable choice, it would have to be a reasonable price to replace lip balm with SPF we can buy for $5 or less at the drugstore….pretty colors tho…

  • natalia
    April 12, 2018 at 9:00 am

    Lip protectors with sunscreen are a basic, especially in summer

  • Melanie E
    April 11, 2018 at 9:51 pm

    Lovely products, Dave! @MaraMel

  • Sheila V.
    April 11, 2018 at 7:03 pm

    The Miami Pink is pretty. @sheila3321

  • Janet Meisner
    April 11, 2018 at 6:30 pm

    I love Miami Pink. @asherares

  • Sanjani
    April 11, 2018 at 6:02 pm

    Wow, so much of testing and research! Shiseido is definitely one of the brands I have begun to trust because of their investment into research! Definitely would want to try this.

  • Anna Roszak-Robinson
    April 11, 2018 at 5:34 pm

    I need this product

  • Linda L
    April 11, 2018 at 2:59 pm

    This product will certainly meet my expectations for lip care because it’s Shiseido!! ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️@linlett60

  • Danielle Perrault
    April 11, 2018 at 2:03 pm

    It’s “a tour de force ” wath Shiseido accomplished with their UV Lip Colour Splash SPF 30! Nairobi Orange is my favorit!
    @danielleperrau4

  • Yasmine Doubleday
    April 11, 2018 at 12:43 pm

    Love these colours plus adding the spf is a great thing.

  • Mary Maneta
    April 11, 2018 at 11:41 am

    Thanks Dave,🌹🎀❤💄

  • Susan M.
    April 11, 2018 at 11:28 am

    If only more cosmetic companies would add spf to their lip products. Lovely line up of colours though.

  • Emily Mitton
    April 11, 2018 at 11:11 am

    I love this!! Nothing drives me crazier than that feeling of dry, chapped or burnt lips so this is fantastic!

  • Joanne Stuart
    April 11, 2018 at 10:58 am

    Miami pink for me
    They look so fresh and good for sun filled days ahead
    @StuartGojotrain

  • denise
    April 11, 2018 at 10:37 am

    they look fun!

    @momof3boysj

  • September Dee
    April 11, 2018 at 10:32 am

    Who would guess that so much thought, research and consideration would go into a seemingly simple product but that is Shiseido!! Quality and innovation extraordinaire.

    • Selina Roberton
      April 11, 2018 at 11:17 am

      Just love every day the beautiful products you present to us.🌞

  • Colleen
    April 11, 2018 at 10:29 am

    I definitely want to try the pink when I get a chance to go get some. Looking after mom who is recovering from skin cancer removal on her head so I am have been up close and personal with not taking care of all your uv requirements especially your lips. Looks like a great product Dave!

  • Brenda Elkins
    April 11, 2018 at 10:23 am

    These look incredible Dave. A really smart must have for lip protection.

  • Martissa Miller
    April 11, 2018 at 9:16 am

    These are on my list of things to try! Thanks Dave.

  • Lisa
    April 11, 2018 at 9:10 am

    Going out to get me some!

  • chucky1012
    April 11, 2018 at 9:01 am

    Sounds good because summer is coming and I love SPF…… @chucky1012

  • Aurica
    April 11, 2018 at 8:48 am

    Makes me wonder… if the formula has SPF 30 in it- is it healthy to eat this product? Part of what you apply on your lips goes into your throat and may cause irritation and other issues. Did creators investigate this?

  • Slavka Boskoska
    April 11, 2018 at 1:30 am

    This is such an amazing product, the colours are beautiful too!

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