Vandal Cosmetics Rhude Matte Lip Kit

Well hello again! I figured it’s time to revive the blog, and what better way to do it with some new (to me, anyway) lip kits!

I always try to support smaller brands, especially those that are cruelty-free and vegan, so Vandal Cosmetics’ Matte Lip Kits seemed like great new products to try. I’ll slowly but surely be reviewing all of them, but I wanted to start off with Rhude. Lighter nude matte liquid lipsticks always seem to be the least forgiving, so I thought that this would be a great shade to start with and I’m definitely impressed!

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Photo taken in natural, indirect sunlight. Lip Kits swatched on MAC NC20 skin.

First off, the way this lip kit is packaged is so nice! Not only does it look lovely, but the products are also packaged in a way that protects them from being damaged during shipping. I do wish that the insert that holds the products in place was made of a more easily recyclable material like the box itself is, but that’s really my only complaint!

Vandal Cosmetics claims that their liquid lipstick formula is long-wearing, waterproof, and smudge-resistant, and I can happily attest that it lives up to their claims! The products themselves are very high quality, and I love that the lip liner is the twist-up, retractable kind. The colors of the Rhude liner and liquid lipstick work perfectly together, and they are both a light, warm, yellow based, peachy nude. The liner has a silky texture and glides on easily without tugging at the lip or having to go over it numerous times to get a defined, pigmented line. Rhude liquid lipstick is equally fantastic, too! It has a lightweight feel without being too thin and watery, or too thick and goopy. It applies very easily thanks to the small, doe-foot applicator similar to the ones seen with most liquid lipstick formulas, and because the formula doesn’t set too quickly, you have time to play around with it and blend it out if needed. Once it does set, it seems to stay very slightly tacky, but I feel like that probably has something to do with the fact that it didn’t dry out my lips at all, so the tackiness isn’t a dealbreaker for me. Rhude liquid lipstick is full coverage using very little product and it offers a very even type of coverage, which can be difficult to find in a lot of light, nude, matte liquid lipsticks. I only had this on for 6 hours, but it stayed in place until I removed it and only faded near the center of my lip when I ate dinner. Touching up was easy, though, and it didn’t pill up or look weird where I reapplied it.

While I’m pale enough that this looks flattering on me, I know that this type of nude may be a little light for some people. If that’s the case, you can always use a deeper liner with the liquid lipstick, or choose a darker nude tone lip kit, which Vandal Cosmetics definitely has! I’ll be reviewing the others in future posts, so keep an eye out for those!

The Rhude Matte Lip Kit from Vandal Cosmetics is available from www.vandalcosmetics.com and sells for $25. The retractable lip liner contains 0.3 g / 0.01 oz of product, while the matte liquid lipstick contains 5 g / 0.18 oz. These products are parben-free, cruelty-free, and vegan.

  • Overall Rating: 4.7 / 5
  • Application: 4
  • Texture: 4
  • Coverage: 5
  • Color Payoff: 5
  • Wear Time: 5
  • Packaging: 5

This post expresses my own honest opinion. I purchased this product with my own money and did not receive any type of PR or compensation for this review.

Swatchmas Day 3: My Top 5 Go-To Neutral Lipsticks

On the third day of Swatchmas, I give you my five favorite neutral lipsticks that I use all the time! All of these are permanent products and are different formulas from different brands, but I feel like just about everyone, no matter their age or skintone, could pull these off, so maybe you guys will fall in love with them too!

My top 5 go-to neutral lipsticks are:

  • 1)   Brave Lipstick from MAC Cosmetics:

This lipstick is a creamy, easy to apply formula with a Satin finish and is described as a pink-beige with white pearl. It contains 3 g / 0.1 oz of product and sells for $18.50 from MAC’s website or any MAC freestanding store or counter (which can now be found in select Ulta stores).

  • 2)   Blushbaby Luxe Matte Liquid Lipstick from TIME Los Angeles:

Blushbaby is an absolutely gorgeous matte liquid lipstick with a very lightweight, comfortable, long wearing formula. It’s a mid-tone dusty mauve that’s flattering on so many people and with so many looks. It contains 6.3g / 0.22 fl. oz of product and sells for $16 from www.shoptimela.com. This liquid lipstick is vegan and TIME is a cruelty-free brand.

  • 3)   Pillow Talk Matte Revolution Lipstick from Charlotte Tilbury:

This luxurious lipstick is a nude pink with a creamy matte formula. It contains 3.5 g / 0.12 oz of product and sells for $34 from Sephora or the Charlotte Tilbury website. Charlotte Tilbury is a cruelty-free company.

  • 4)   Spanked Mattemoiselle Plush Matte Lipstick from Fenty Beauty:

Spanked is a very creamy, natural matte formula that is a beautiful shade of dusty rose. It contains 1.7 g / 0.06 oz of product and sells for $18 from both Sephora and the Fenty Beauty website. Fenty Beauty is a cruelty-free brand.

  • 5)   Honeylove Lipstick from MAC Cosmetics:

Honeylove is described as a light beige tone with rose, and is one of MAC’s best selling matte lipsticks. Like Brave, it contains 3 g / 0.1 oz of product and sells for $18.50 from any MAC store, counter, or from www.maccosmetics.com or www.ulta.com.

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Left to Right: MAC Brave, Charlotte Tilbury Pillow Talk, Fenty Beauty Spanked, MAC Honeylove, TIME Los Angeles Blushbaby

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Photo taken outdoors in natural sunlight. Lipsticks swatched on MAC NC15 skin.

 

This product was purchased with my own money. I did not receive any type of PR or compensation for this post.

Swatchmas Day 23: My Top 5 Melt Cosmetics Lipsticks

On the twenty-third day of Swatchmas, I give you my five favorite lipsticks from Melt Cosmetics! I know, I know… It’s another Melt post, but I’ve been using the lipsticks from this brand since literally the first week they came out and to this day, I still tend to reach for them before any other brand of regular, bullet-type lipsticks. Their pigmentation is insane and their formula may be incredibly matte, but they’re still very comfortable to wear all day long. These five colors aren’t necessarily the ones I’m using the most at the moment, but I went through all of them and these are the one that I’ve used the most over time. I hope that you all like these as much as I do.

If you want to pick up some lipsticks from Melt, you can head to their website at http://www.meltcosmetics.com. Each lipstick sells for $19 and contains about 4 g / 0.14 oz of product. Melt Cosmetics is  cruelty free company and all of the lipsticks featured in this post are vegan.

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The five Melt Cosmetics lipsticks featured in this post are:

  • Voyeur:   Cool toned, glazed pecan shade (ultra-matte)
  • Cherried:   Dark, blackened, wine stained plum with brown-ish undertones (ultra-matte)
  • Lucretia:   Blood red mixed with demure nude aka warm toned, rosy pink (ultra-matte)
  • Shady Lady:   Shadowy magenta and vaguely hot pink (ultra-matte)
  • Pink Heels:   Warm toned pink with a subtle coral undertone (ultra-matte)

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These products were purchased with my own money. I did not receive any type of PR or compensation for this post.

 

Swatchmas Day 8: Obsession x Belle Jorden Lip Collection

On the eighth day of Swatchmas, I give you the Obsession x Belle Jorden Lip Collection! This set contains two matte liquid lipsticks and one gloss, all in very wearable shades of nude. These lippies look great with any look and both the liquid lipsticks and gloss are very comfortable formulas. Best of all, this set is super affordable so if you get one of these as a gift for someone this holiday season, you can order another for yourself without breaking the bank!

This set is available from the Revolution Beauty website. It sells for only $9 and each tube contains 0.18 fl oz / 5 ml of product. If you’re familiar with Belle Jorden, I’m sure you know what an animal lover she is, so of course all three of these lippies are cruelty free and vegan.

The three items featured in this set are:

  • Ever After:   Warm tan pink matte liquid lipstick
  • Wishes:   Warm peach pink matte liquid lipstick
  • Ditzy:   Pale peach pink gloss

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Left to Right:   Wishes, Ever After, Ditzy

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Photo taken indoors using natural, indirect sunlight. Lippies swatched on MAC NC10-NC12 skin.

 

This set was purchased with my own money. I did not receive any type of PR or compensation for this post.

Anastasia Beverly Hills Liquid Lipstick Swatches: Pinks

Alright, I’m almost done with all of the ABH Liquid Lipstick swatches! I don’t know if I own every single one of them, but I think these posts will cover most every color they make. If you want to check out the other swatch posts, click the links below:

Anastasia Beverly Hills Liquid Lipstick Swatches: Corals, Oranges & Reds

Anastasia Beverly Hills Liquid Lipstick Swatches: Blues, Greens, Purples & Grays

Anastasia Beverly Hills Liquid Lipstick Swatches: Browns & Nudes

Anastasia Beverly Hills Liquid Lipstick Swatches: Nudes

I know I don’t do the nicest swatches, but hey, they’re real and they reflect the coverage of the products pretty accurately in my opinion.

If there are any specific Liquid Lipsticks that you’d like to see reviewed, leave me a comment and let me know!

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Photo taken outdoors in natural sunlight. Liquid Lipsticks swatched on MAC NC10-NC15 skin.

I think that some of these have actually been discontinued. I don’t see them on the website any more, so if they’re not on there, I’ll be sure to mention that in the color descriptions below.

Party Pink:   Discontinued (I think?)

Rio:   Blue-toned hot pink

Sugar Plum:   Iridescent berry

Madison:   Vibrant plum magenta

Vintage:   Deep orchid

Craft:   Sangria

Catnip:   Soft Plum

Soft Lilac:   Pale Violet

Lovely:   discontinued?

 

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These products were purchased with my own money. I did not receive any type of PR or compensation for this post.

Fenty Beauty: Uncuffed Stunna Lip Paint Longwear Fluid Lip Color

I think I’ve found one of my new favorite lippies for fall! The Stunna Lip Paints are by far one of the best liquid lipsticks out there and I feel like Uncuffed, along with the other four colors, would be flattering on just about everyone and can be used with so many different looks.

I’ll get into more details about this formula and particular color later on in the post.

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Also, if you’ve tried this product, let me know in the comments how you like it!

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To get straight to the basics and keep this post short and sweet, you can pick this up from Sephora stores, Sephora inside JCPenney, and Sephora’s website. You can also order this online from the Fenty Beauty website. Uncuffed and other Stunna Lip Paints sell for $24 and contain 0.13 oz / 4 ml of product. This is a pretty average price for a liquid lipstick containing that amount of product, but Fenty’s formula is unique and very high quality, so to me, these are worth the money.

Fenty Beauty is a cruelty-free company and does not allow any of their suppliers or affiliates to test on animals on their behalf. While I’m not sure if this particular product is vegan or not, I know that some of their products are! From what I’m reading on the ingredients list printed on the box, Uncuffed appears to be vegan, but I’m no chemist so don’t quote me on that.

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Fenty’s Stunna Lip Paint Longwear Fluid Lip Colors don’t just look unique on the outside… The formula is outstanding and different from any other liquid lipstick I’ve tried. It’s definitely a very fluid-like consistency. To me, when I think of a liquid lipstick, I think of something heavier or thicker and maybe more whipped in texture, but when I see the word “fluid”, I think of something much more weightless, which is what Stunna Lip Paints are.

According to both the Fenty Beauty and Sephora websites, the claims for these lipsticks are as follows:

  • Weightless
  • 12 hour wear time
  • Soft matte finish

As I mentioned, these really do have a weightless, very comfortable formula that’s easy to apply and doesn’t feel drying or heavy on the lips. It’s very thin and fluid-like when applied and takes a moment to dry down to a beautiful, natural, soft matte finish. It doesn’t seem to bleed or feather, even without using a lip liner, which I love about the Stunna Lip Paints! It’s not totally smudge or transfer-proof but it is transfer-resistant. For being such a thin formula, it’s insanely pigmented and I’m pretty sure that no one will ever have to double dip with the wand to get enough product and coverage! A little bit goes a very long way and the one of a kind, tapered applicator makes it easy to get an even, precise application.

While I can’t verify the 12 hour wear time claim since I never even have lipstick on that long, Uncuffed definitely stayed on for a good while without coming off or separating during meals, except for in the center of the lip, which is typical. One last thing I really like about this formula is that it wears well but doesn’t cling to mildly dry spots or settle into and emphasize the lines in my lips, which so many other liquid lipstick formulas do.

There are only 5 shades right now, but I feel like there will be more in the future! Rihanna, who is very hands-on with her brand and hand picked each shade of Stunna Lip Paint, seems to put a lot of effort and thought into Fenty Beauty’s products, so I understand why there’s not a huge range of these just yet. Perfection takes time, but it’s worth the wait and I SO appreciate a brand that’s more focused on quality over quantity!

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The packaging is cute, classy, and a little edgy, which is exactly what I would except from Rihanna’s brand. It lists features of the product on the side, and ingredients and the expiry period (12 months) on the back. Both the packaging and component itself are recyclable.

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Photo taken outdoors on a cloudy day (that’s all we have here). Stunna Lip Paint swatched on MAC NC10-NC15 skin.

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Lip photos taken indoors using indirect, natural sunlight and a ring light. For reference, I’m a little darker than MAC NC10 Studio Fix Fluid right now.

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Uncuffed:   This liquid lipstick is described as a “rosy mauve” and has a natural, soft matte finish. It’s a medium to medium dark (if you’re as fair as I am), mostly neutral but very slightly warm toned truly rosy mauve that I can see being flattering on everyone, no matter what your age or skin tone may be. It may pull a bit lighter on darker on different people, but I like it when lipsticks do that because it makes it feel like it was made just for you!

The texture of Uncuffed is very thin and almost watery, but not runny. It’s lightweight and comfortable, and as you can see in the photos above, it doesn’t make the dry, chapped spot on the lower right area of my bottom lip very apparent like most liquid lipsticks would do. It’s easy to apply and dries down pretty quickly, but not so fast that you don’t have time to blend it out or blend it with a liner or another color of lipstick if you want to. Color payoff is great and looks nearly the same on the lips as it does in the bottle, but will sort of change depending on your skin tone… On me, it darkens quite a bit but I’m incredibly fair this time of year. Opacity is full and the coverage is amazing with only one dip into the tube/bottle. Wear time for me was a full 8 hours with the only fading happening in the center of the lip, or a little on both the center of my lip and part of my upper lip if I drank something oily, like my coffee with MCT oil. Food, water and non-oily beverages don’t seem to have any affect on this lipstick, though.

Overall Rating:   5 / 5

Application:   5

Coverage:  5

Color Payoff:   5

Texture:   5

Wear Time:   5

Packaging:   5

Value:   4

 

This post expresses my own honest opinion. I purchased this product with my own money and did not receive any type of PR or compensation for this review.

 

Anastasia Beverly Hills Matte Lipsticks

This is going to be a VERY brief post for the Anastasia Beverly Hills Matte Lipsticks.

They went on sale today for $5 each (limit two), as well as their single eye shadows which are priced at $20 for four of them, including a palette to put the shadows in! The lipstick sale was a bit of an “oops” and was supposed to be $5 WITH the purchase of the eye shadows, but because they’re an awesome company, they decided to honor their pricing mistake and just put them on sale anyway!

I will review each of these in depth at a later date, but I wanted to get this post up so you all can check out these amazing lipsticks while they’re still on sale. I know the swatches are a bit sloppy, but they still accurately represent the colors!

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Top Row:   Insomniac, Cobalt, Midnight, Smoke, Griffin, Resin, Dusty Mauve, Dread, Cool Brown, Rust
Middle Row:   Soft Pink, Kiss, Buff, Rum Punch, Dead Roses, Latte, Spice, Honey, Peachy, Staunch
Bottom Row:   Rosewood, Rogue, Stevie, Brandy, Ruby, Stargazer, Cotton Candy, Orchid, Plumeria, Rage

 

I really, really like this formula. It reminds me of MAC’s Matte finish lipsticks, but not the drier Retro Mattes that tug on the lips. While I haven’t worn all of these shades yet, I can still verify that each one feels creamy and is highly pigmented, with complete coverage and perfect color payoff. Wear time for the ones I have worn, which is over half of them, has been a consistent 6 to 8 hours, with most of the fading occurring in the center of the lip at first after about hour 4. Wearing a liner with these will increase the overall wear time and also keep them from feathering outside your lip line, even though they barely even do that to begin with.

Normally, these sell for $18 each and contain 3.5 g / 0.12 oz of product. You can purchase these from the Anastasia Beverly Hills Website. The sale price of $5 is only valid until 11:59pm PST (as in West Coast/Cali time), Saturday January 20th, so pick these up for that price while you still can!

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Top Row:   Insomniac, Cobalt, Midnight, Smoke, Griffin, Resin, Dusty Mauve, Dread, Cool Brown, Rust
Middle Row:   Soft Pink, Kiss, Buff, Rum Punch, Dead Roses, Latte, Spice, Honey, Peachy, Staunch
Bottom Row:   Rosewood, Rogue, Stevie, Brandy, Ruby, Stargazer, Cotton Candy, Orchid, Plumeria, Rage

*All swatches taken outdoors in natural sunlight. Lipsticks swatched on MAC NC15 skin.*

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Top Row:   Insomniac, Cobalt, Midnight, Smoke, Griffin, Resin, Dusty Mauve, Dread, Cool Brown, Rust

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Middle Row:   Soft Pink, Kiss, Buff, Rum Punch, Dead Roses, Latte, Spice, Honey, Peachy, Staunch

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Bottom Row:   Rosewood, Rogue, Stevie, Brandy, Ruby, Stargazer, Cotton Candy, Orchid, Plumeria, Rage

 

This post expresses my own honest opinion. I purchased these with my own money and did not receive any type of PR or compensation for this review.

Dose of Colors: The Snuggle is Real Matte Liquid Lipstick Holiday Set

I know, I know, I’m a bit late posting this but just because the holidays are over doesn’t mean there aren’t still great makeup sets out there made for an amazing value! This is one of my favorites that I picked up last month. The best thing about this set is that these are NOT minis, they’re full sized! They’re also just very wearable for day to day looks and   look flattering on just about everyone. I’ll get into a little more detail about the formula and stuff below, so keep scrolling down to read more!

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NOTE:   I ran out of natural daylight today, so dupes and liners for this set will be posted sometime this weekend! I know it was supposed to be sooner than that but I’m SO behind this week and there’s no natural light by the time I get home!

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Left to Right:   Let’s Cuddle, Lazy Daisy, Warm & Fuzzy

The packaging is super cute and makes a great gift, no matter what the occasion (including the treat yoself kind of gift)! All you need to do it pop a bow on it and BAM you’re good to go!

The formula is consistent throughout all three liquid lipsticks as well as consistent with Dose of Colors’ Liquid Matte Lipstick formula, as in the permanent range of colors. It’s liquidy and not too thick or creamy, but it’s not so thin that you can’t easily get full opacity. These Liquid Matte Lipsticks are incredibly pigmented so even though the formula may seem slightly thinner than other brands of matte liquid lips, you don’t have to use a lot of product to get even coverage. What I like most about this formula is that it’s VERY comfortable to wear and never makes my lips feel or look dry or cracked like a lot of matte liquid lips do, especially in the winter time. As always with any liquid and/or matte lipstick, I do suggest gently exfoliating your lips and moisturizing them before applying this product… Just be sure to let your lip mask or balm soak in for a bit, then blot off any excess before you apply your Liquid Matte Lipstick so it doesn’t compromise the finish or wear time. These liquid lipsticks seem to be transfer resistant but not transfer proof, and if you eat anything greasy (pizza, salad dressing, etc), it will break down the product and cut down on the wear time.

The applicator is a pretty basic angled doe foot type that’s just fuzzy enough to pick up a lot of product, but it’s not so fuzzy or big that it makes application difficult. Most of the time, I don’t even need a liner with these to achieve a clean, precise look. Each one of these is a little different as far as color payoff, coverage, etc, but I’ll get into that in the individual reviews below.

The Snuggle is Real set contains three full sized Liquid Matte Lipsticks and sells for $29 from the Dose of Colors website. Each liquid lip contains the usual 4.5 g / 0.16 oz of product for a total of 13.5 g / 0.48 oz for the entire set. All of the permanent shades of Dose’s Liquid Matte Lipsticks sell for $18 each, so by getting this set, you’re saving $29! That means this is HALF the price it would be to buy three individual liquid lips. This is a limited edition set, though, so get it while you can!

Dose of Colors is a cruelty free company and all of these Liquid Matte Lipsticks are vegan as well as paraben free and gluten free!

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Photo taken outdoors in natural sunlight. Liquid Matte Lipsticks are swatched on MAC NC15 skin.

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Let’s Cuddle

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Let’s Cuddle

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Let’s Cuddle

Let’s Cuddle:   This is described as a “warm beige” and is a medium, very warm toned, peachy nude with a soft matte finish. I feel like on people who are more tan or have a deeper skin tone than I do (I was MAC NC20-25 when this photo was taken), this doesn’t show up quite so peachy-orange. On the plus side, the warmth of Let’s Cuddle makes it very wearable for dark to deep skin tones, even if you may have to add a little bit of a liner to help it blend in more naturally. Using a liner with this is also helpful to tone down the warm, peachy-orange hue if you’re more fair skinned, like I am.

Like I mentioned earlier, the formula is great and feels somewhat thin and liquidy so it applies easily. It also doesn’t dry down super fast so it gives you some time to make sure it looks even and precise. Despite the formula being a little on the thinner side, color payoff is great and Let’s Cuddle is highly pigmented. I got a fully opaque application without having to use much product. Overall, I got about 7 hours of wear with Let’s Cuddle, though it did start to fade just in the center of the lip after about 5 hours.

Liners:   Coming soon!

Dupes:   Coming soon!

Overall Rating:   4.7 / 5

Application:   4

Coverage:  5

Color Payoff:   5

Texture:   5

Wear Time:   4

Packaging:   5

Value:   5

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Lazy Daisy

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Lazy Daisy

Lazy Daisy:   According to the Dose of Colors website, this is a “dusty mauve taupe”… It’s a light-medium, cool toned dusty, rosy pink with a soft matte finish. I think this would be most suitable for fair to medium-dark skin tones, since light, cool toned colors may cause people with deeper skin tones to look a bit washed out. That said, you can always warm this liquid lipstick up by adding a liner to the look!

It felt the same as Dose of Colors’ other Matte Liquid Lipsticks and applied without any issues. It’s hard to tell how these truly look in tube because it’s a frosted type of plastic, but color payoff is great and looks the same on the lip as it does on the applicator, though  it did look a bit warmer on me, which probably has to do with the fact that I have very pigmented lips to begin with. Coverage was full and opaque using little product. I noticed some minor fading in the center of the lip after about hour 4 and a few cups of tea, but the overall wear time was between 7 and 8 hours.

Liners:   Coming soon!

Dupes:   Coming soon!

Overall Rating:   4.7 / 5

Application:   4

Coverage:  5

Color Payoff:   5

Texture:   5

Wear Time:   4

Packaging:   5

Value:   5

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Warm & Fuzzy

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Warm & Fuzzy

Warm & Fuzzy:   The description for this liquid lipstick says that it’s a “warm rose”, which is pretty spot on… It’s a medium, warm toned pinky rose shade with a soft matte finish. Since it’s not very light or cool toned, this is the type of pink that makes the perfect every day kind of lip color for any skin tone and any age! It’s definitely my favorite out of this trio.

Warm & Fuzzy has the same feel to the formula as the other Dose of Colors Matte Liquid Lipsticks and is easy to apply. This particular color seems even more pigmented than the others in the set and the color payoff looks just like it does on the applicator. It also gives fully opaque coverage with only one dip into the tube for both my top and bottom lip. Wear time was nearly 8 hours, but I did notice some fading in the center of the lip around hour 5 or 6.

Liners:   Coming soon!

Dupes:   Coming soon!

Overall Rating:   4.9 / 5

Application:   5

Coverage:  5

Color Payoff:   5

Texture:   5

Wear Time:   4

Packaging:   5

Value:   5

 

*** This post expresses my own honest opinion. I purchased these with my own money and did not receive any type of PR or compensation for this review. ***

iluvsarahii x Colourpop: Mamacita Ultra Matte Lip & Lippie Pencil

Last but not least, we have the gorgeous, vampy Mamacita Ultra Matte Lip from Colourpop‘s collaboration with iluvsarahii! This is one of my favorite matte liquid lips for fall and winter, although it can be worn anytime of year and by anyone, just as long as you want everyone to admire that pout of yours! Although it’s a very deep shade, it’s easy to wear with anything from a simple makeup look with no eye liner, up to a full blown glam and glittery look for the holidays or a night out. Even if you may be a little put off by a vampy lip like this, for the price, it’s worth trying, especially if you end up getting it with the entire “kit” from this collection.

There are three lip “sets” in this collection, although each product must be purchased individually OR in the collab/set as a whole. No matter how you buy these, they’re affordable and worth every penny. I’ll go into more detail about them further down in this post, so keep reading!

Also, if you’d like to check out some of the other products from this collab, click the links below:

iluvsarahii x Colourpop: Curvii Ultra Glossy Lip & Lippie Pencil

iluvsarahii x Colourpop: 951 Ultra Satin Lip & Lippie Pencil

iluvsarahii x Colourpop: $aucey Pressed Powder Eye Shadow Palette

iluvsarahii x Colourpop: Chic-y Pressed Powder Eye Shadow Palette

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The packaging is similar to the boxes that the eye shadow palettes come in. They are the same pretty nude color with a golden, crocodile pattern printed on them and feature the “iluvsarahii x Colourpop” logo on them. The text printed on both the Lippie Pencil and Ultra Matte Lip is in gold, and the tube of the Ultra Matte Lip has a golden cap and detailing, rather than Colourpop’s typical silver color. The components themselves (as in the liquid lip tube and pencil) also feature the “iluvsarahii x colourpop” text.

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Although this was my first time giving this brand’s matte liquid lipstick a chance, I must say I like it! It’s thin without being watery, but it’s very pigmented so it doesn’t end up feeling thick or sticky before it dries down. For the most part, it’s comfortable and wears well, but it did make my lips feels a little dry after I had it on for a few hours. Also, because it’s such a deep, bold color, it can start to look and feel like it “cracks” after you’ve had it on for a while. I only really noticed this if I put a little too much on, though. As with most matte liquid lipsticks, it can also emphasize any dry or chapped areas, so be sure to gently exfoliate your lips, apply a balm or moisturizer, then blot to excess off before applying Mamacita!

The matching Lippie Pencil was semi-creamy, but did feel a bit more dry than the 951 or Curvii pencils, perhaps due to the intense, deep pigments used? I don’t know… Anyway, you can see in the lip photo that I struggled a little lining my upper lip, and that was even after sharpening it and applying a primer, so it SHOULD have gone on a little more evenly than it did. You may have an easier time with it or be better at finessing it so it works for you, but I would honestly probably rather use this liner to fill in my lips under the Ultra Matte Lip (which also makes your liquid lipstick last longer) and use something else like a MAC Lip Pencil to line my lips with. I also had the same cap issue as the other pencils, so make sure it’s on there tightly before you end up with a mess in your makeup bag!

Colourpop is a cruelty-free company and both Mamacita Ultra Matte Lip and Lippie Pencil are vegan.

Like the other liquid lip products from Colourpop, this Ultra Matte Lip is individually priced at $6, contains 3.2 g / 0.11 oz of product and can be purchased from their website. That’s about the same amount of product you’ll find in brands like ABH, Kylie Cosmetics, and a few others, but you’re saving at least $10-$14 on average if you opt for Colourpop’s Ultra Matte Lip instead. To make it an even sweeter deal, you can get this liquid lip, the matching liner, and all of the other goodies from this collection as a set for $54.

The Mamacita Lippie Pencil sells for $5 and can be bought by itself from www.colourpop.com, or can be purchased in the collab/set with everything else. This pencil contains 1.0 g / 0.035 oz of product. That’s comparable to most of NYX’s Lip Pencils that cost $4 and contain 0.04 oz of product, and still WAY cheaper than higher end brands, which average $15-$20 for about the same amount of product.

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Mamacita Lippie Pencil + Ultra Glossy Lip photographed indoors using natural, indirect sunlight + a ring light. (I have no idea why my bottom lip is blurred but I’ll redo this pic later)

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Photograph taken in natural, indirect sunlight. Products swatched on MAC NC20 skin.

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Mamacita

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Mamacita

Mamacita Ultra Matte Lip:   Colourpop describes this as a “deepened burgundy”. It’s a very deep, rich, neutral to slightly cool toned, blackened burgundy red with some almost eggplant type of undertones. It’s pretty unique, so pardon my long-winded description! It has a truly matte finish once it dries down, which takes a moment, so you have plenty of time to blend it out or layer it if desired. No matter what your skin tone, if you’re looking for a dark, vampy lip, this should be right up your alley!

The formula is thin enough to layer and apply evenly, but it’s not the least bit runny and is very well pigmented, so a little goes a long way. Because the applicator isn’t all that precise, it was a little tricky to get a perfect application without using a lip brush (for me, anyway). Color payoff actually end up being deeper than it looks in the tube, as Mamacita dries down to a be a little darker and less reddish toned. Coverage is full, but you may have to layer in some areas to get it extra dark. It took one dip into the tube for my top lip and another dip for my bottom lip, and I don’t even have very big lips! It wore comfortably for a solid 4 hours before my lips felt a little dry and it started to fade in the center of the lip, but I had no problems with it fading anywhere else until around hour 6.

Dupes:   To be honest, I couldn’t find the perfect dupe for Mamacita. A couple of matte liquid lipsticks that come close are Crimson Luxe Matte Liquid Lipstick from TIME Los Angeles, which is a little lighter and more red; MAC’s Carnivorous Retro Matte Liquid Lipcolour, which is still more red toned; and Sad Girl from Anastasia Beverly Hills, but it has an iridescent shimmer to it and is a bit more purple.

Liners:   Of course the Mamacita Lippie Pencil works perfectly with this liquid lip, but there are a few others I like too, especially in MAC’s regular Lip Pencil formula. Burgundy is nice, but it’s more reddish/true burgundy; Currant and Vino are also great options but they are both slightly darker and do have a more wine-stained undertone. Cyber World and Nightmoth are the darkest, most purple based liners, but they’re gorgeous for a more vampy vibe. If you’d like to tone down the color, you can also use something more neutral like Chestnut, which is a neutral, medium-dark brown. Vinyl, from Morphe’s collaboration with Ourfa Zinali, is also gorgeous with Mamacita, although it’s a little warmer and more red. For a longer wearing option, you can go with MAC’s Pro Longwear Lip Pencils in either Ms Diva, which is a little lighter but still defines the lip well, or Bespoken For, which is darker and will give you a beautiful, dramatic ombre look.

Overall Rating:   4.7 / 5

Application:   4

Coverage:  5

Color Payoff:   5

Texture:   5

Wear Time:   4

Packaging:   5

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Mamacita Lippie Pencil:   This pencil is referred to as a “deepened blackberry” and is a deep, rich, mostly cool toned blackberry shade with a hint of burgundy undertones that are similar to the matching Ultra Matte Lip. Mamacita pencil is darker than it’s liquid lip twin, but that’s so it adds more depth and contrast. I like to line the edges of my lip, then fill in the corners and blend it inward a bit all around the lip to add a deep, ombre effect. This is a really nice liner with nearly any other deep purple or red toned lipstick I have, too, so it may come in handy to have in your collection!

This Lippie Pencil did feel drier than the other two from this collection, so it was a bit more difficult to apply. It’s also more matte, so that could have something to do with it. Eventually, after sharpening it and warming it up by rolling it in a tissue between my fingertips, it did go on much smoother and more precisely but it still wanted to pill up on any dry patches around the edge of my lips. I’m hoping this isn’t typical with this liner and maybe I just got a bad batch or something? Color payoff is excellent and it looks the same as it does in the pencil, if not even deeper once applied to the lip. Coverage was full and opaque but as I said, it can skip on dry areas. Wear time was longer than 951 and Curvii pencils and lasted about 6 hours before I had any fading occur at all.

Dupes:   Bespoken For, from MAC’s Pro Longwear Lip Pencil line, was the closest dupe I could find, though it’s a teeny bit more purple toned. MAC’s Currant and Vino Lip Pencils are also very similar, with Vino being the closest dupe of those two.

Overall Rating:   4.3 / 5

Application:   4

Coverage:  4

Color Payoff:   5

Texture:   4

Wear Time:   4

Packaging:   5

 

*** This post expresses my own honest opinion. I purchased these with my own money and did not receive any type of PR or compensation for this review. ***

TIME Los Angeles – Luxe Matte Liquid Lipstick – Festive Bundle

As a followup to my last post, this is the other Luxe Matte Liquid Lipstick bundle from TIME Los Angeles. These six liquid lipsticks are warm toned nudes that are sure to make you think of fall colors, as well as a couple of PERFECT reds for the holidays, so it’s fitting that this is called the “Festive” bundle!

This post is going to focus on the individual shades and rundowns for each of them, but if you want more in depth details about the formula, packaging, application, etc, go check out the post for the Cool Spectrum bundle here:

Time Los Angeles – Luxe Matte Liquid Lipstick Cool Spectrum Bundle

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Top to Bottom:   Crimson, Cranberry, Wine Country, Velvet Rouge, Foliage, Macchiato

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Left to Right:   Crimson, Cranberry, Wine Country, Velvet Rouge, Foliage, Macchiato

If you want to pick these up, you can get them for $16 each or you can buy the whole Festive Bundle for $60. You save $36 by purchasing these as a bundle… If you bought them each individually, it would end up costing you $96! To get these pretty babies, you can head over to www.shoptimela.com.  If you want to save 10% on your order, simply use the code ILOVEASHLEY. And no, I don’t make a penny off of that. That’s the discount code from Ashley Wagner… I’m just trying to save you all some money!

Each liquid lipstick contains 6.3g / 0.22 fl oz of product, which is a lot! If you compare it to most other brands, you’re getting half again to twice as much product in the same size tube that nearly everyone else uses. If you buy these as a bundle, you’re paying about half of what you would for a liquid lipstick from a brand like ABH or MAC (who has a similar, but drier formula). Even when purchased individually, you’re getting a product that’s only a few dollars more than something you’d find in a drugstore, so I’d still consider them a steal!

The formula for these liquid lipsticks is consistent within the bundle and feels like the same awesome quality that the Luxe Matte Liquid Lipsticks in the Cool Spectrum bundle have. They’re very easy to apply and feel lightweight and comfortable to wear. My favorite thing is that this formula isn’t drying like many matte liquid lipsticks are… As I mentioned, they remind me of MAC’s Retro Matte Liquid Lipcolours, but they don’t seem to dry out so much as the day goes on. You don’t have to worry about these fading or wearing off quickly, either, which is great since this bundle is full of bold colors. Wear time is an average of 8 hours but I’ll go into more details about how each lippie wears in the individual rundowns below. Oh and last but not least, these are vegan and cruelty free!

Tip: Be sure to gently exfoliate and moisturize your lips, then blot off any excess lip balm before applying these! If your lips are chapped or have any dry patches, the product can cling to and emphasize that. Also, drink plenty of water! Nothing makes your lips look naturally full and pouty quite like being well hydrated!

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These ended up in an order that’s backwards from how most of the grouped product photos are… Whoops!

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Left to Right:   Crimson, Cranberry, Wine Country, Velvet Rouge, Foliage, Macchiato

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Left to Right:   Crimson, Cranberry, Wine Country, Velvet Rouge, Foliage, Macchiato

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Left to Right:   Macchiato, Foliage, Velvet Rouge, Wine Country, Cranberry, Crimson

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Left to Right:   Macchiato, Foliage, Velvet Rouge, Wine Country, Cranberry, Crimson.        Photograph taken outdoors in natural sunlight. Liquid Lipsticks swatched on MAC NC15 skin.

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Macchiato

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Macchiato

Macchiato:   On the website, this is described as a “caramel macchiato warm nude shade, perfect for fall! Best suited for fair-dark skin tones”. It’s a medium, warm toned spice infused nude type of color that immediately makes me want a pumpkin spice latte. Call me basic all you want, but that’s what what it brings to mind for me! Once it sets, it has a perfectly matte finish. Macchiato is pretty unique and perfect for fall. It works on nearly any skin tone, though I can imagine this being especially gorgeous on medium dark skin tones. Keep in mind that even if you may not initially see this as your new favorite color, you can play around with liners if you want to tone it down a bit… I’ll list a few of my favorites below!

The texture for Macchiato was buttery without being too thick. It glides on and applies very evenly. What I like about this formula is that it gives you time to blend it out or blend it with another shade or liner before it dries but sets to a beautiful, soft matte finish. You can also layer this if you need to, but that shouldn’t be necessary since Macchiato is very pigmented and has great color payoff. It’s also opaque without having to use much product. I noticed a little fading in the center of the lip after about 5 hours and a few cups of coffee but the edges didn’t begin to fade until hour 6 or 7.

Dupes:   I honestly couldn’t find a dupe for Macchiato… The closest I got was Ashton from Anastasia Beverly Hills but it’s darker and more reddish-brown.

Liners:   There are several liners that you can use with Macchiato that will change it up a bit. The closest in color that I found was MAC’s Pro Longwear Lip Pencil in Etcetera, though it’s still less warm toned. A few nudes and browns that you can use are MAC’s Lip Pencils in Stripdown, Chestnut, Cork, and Hover. If you want a liner that’s warmer toned and has a hint more reddish-brown to it, you can try Spice, Chicory, Auburn, or Mahogany.

Overall Rating:   4.8 / 5

Application:   5

Coverage:  5

Color Payoff:   5

Texture:   5

Wear Time:   4

Packaging:   5

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Foliage

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Foliage:   According to the website, Foliage is “a dark terra-cotta shade inspired by the beautiful changing of the leaves in autumn. Best suited for fair-dark skin tones.” It’s a medium dark, warm toned, bold terra-cotta color with a soft matte finish. Like Macchiato, it works on all skin tones, but you may want to pair it with a liner to switch up the color or tone it down if you aren’t used to colors like this! I admit that I’m used to wearing dark colors, nudes, and reds so this was a little different for me. I didn’t fall in love with Foliage until I put it on with some Chestnut Lip Pencil from MAC and now I can’t get enough of that combo!

Foliage feels liquidy and smooth without being runny, so it applies like a dream! The color payoff is fantastic, though for me, it did look a little darker on the lips than it does in the tube. Coverage is full and pretty even, though I did notice a teeny bit of patchiness near the center of my bottom lip. Luckily, that’s an easy fix since you can layer these liquid lipsticks without them pilling up and getting all blotchy! Wear time was around 5 hours before I had any fading in the center of my lip and closer to 8 hours before Foliage began to fall, errrr fade (bad seasonal puns FTW), around the edges of my lips.

Dupes:   This is another unique shade that was very difficult to find a dupe for. The closest liquid lipstick I found was ABH’s Ashton, which is still much more mauve toned.

Liners:   Like Macchiato, you can really play around with liners to play up or tone down this shade. A few of my favorite neutral MAC Lip Pencils to wear with Foliage are Stripdown, Cork, and Chestnut. For something that’s on the warmer side, you can use Hover, Spice, Chicory, or Mahogany.

Overall Rating:   4.8 / 5

Application:   5

Coverage:  5

Color Payoff:   5

Texture:   5

Wear Time:   4

Packaging:   5

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Velvet Rouge

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Velvet Rouge

Velvet Rouge:   This liquid lipstick is “a soft rouge color inspired by royal velvet from the renaissance era. Best suited for fair-dark skin tones.” Let me just start by saying that I LOVE this color!!! This has quickly become my every day, go-to color… I wear it so much that I need a bundle that’s nothing but Velvet Rouge! Anyway, It’s a medium to medium dark, neutral to slightly warm toned mauvey red with a soft matte finish. Velvet Rouge really is one of those colors that is perfect on all skin tones for any occasion. Need a lip to go with a dramatic eye and a fierce wing? Velvet Rouge. Want something that’s like your-lips-but-better on a light makeup day? Velvet Rouge. Getting married and need the perfect lip for a bride? VELVET ROUGE! Okay I’ll stop, but you really do need this color.

This Luxe Matte Liquid Lipstick felt a little more creamy than some of the others in this bundle, but it still wasn’t too thick, so it applied easily. It also felt a bit softer on my lips once it set. Both color payoff and coverage were perfect using very little product. Wear time was about 5 to 6 hours on the center of the lip and 7 on the rest of the lip before any fading occurred. It did cling to the majority of my lip for 8 to 9 hours, though, so touchups were minimal.

Dupes:   There are quite a few liquid lipsticks that are similar to Velvet Rouge, but none that are the exact same… A few from Anastasia Beverly Hills that are close are Allison, which is lighter and much cooler toned, Kathryn, which is darker and more of a cool toned mauve/pink, as well as Currant and Dazed, which are both considerably darker. MAC’s Burnt Spice Retro Matte Liquid Lipcolour is lighter and more nude/mauve. Kat Von D’s Lolita Everlasting Liquid Lipstick is is darker, cooler, and less pink. Morphe’s Vinyl Matte Liquid Lip from their collab with Ourfa Zinali, is similar, but more brown toned.

Liners:   My favorite liners to use with Velvet Rouge are Morphe’s Color Pencil in Vinyl (also in the limited edition collab with Ourfa Zinali), and MAC’s Soar, which is a little more pinky-mauve than Velvet Rouge but they work together perfectly for me! A few more MAC Lip Pencil’s that I like with this liquid lipstick are Half-Red, which is a little deeper and cooler toned, and Auburn, which is warmer and darker but creates a beautiful type of dimension.

Overall Rating:   5 / 5

Application:   5

Coverage:  5

Color Payoff:   5

Texture:   5

Wear Time:   5

Packaging:   5

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Wine Country

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Wine Country

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Wine Country

Wine Country:   Wine Country is a “a mild wine color inspired by the vineyards in “wine country”. Best suited for fair-deep skin tones.” It’s a dark, slightly cool toned red with pinky, wine infused undertones and a soft matte finish. If you aren’t someone who is crazy about super bright reds, or if some reds end up looking too dark and vampy on you, you’d probably love Wine Country! It’s a classic type of color that’s going to flatter anyone of any age or skin tone and is a great shade for fall and winter.

It felt quite creamy, much like Velvet Rouge, and applied with a very smooth texture. Color payoff is superb and coverage was 100% opaque with one quick swipe from the applicator. Wear time was around 6 hours around the center of the lip, and and impressive to 8 or 9 hours around the outer part of my lip. It didn’t stain, either, but lasted on the rest of my lips for nearly 10 hours! I had this on from the time I got ready for work until after dinner and only touched up twice that day.

Dupes:   Wine Country was a little tricky to find a dupe for… ABH’s Currant Liquid Lipstick is slightly darker and more red. Dazed, also from ABH, is also a little darker and more berry toned.

Liners:   You can use so many different liners with this lip, depending on if you want it to be more reddish or more wine stained. A few good reds to use are MAC’s Lip Pencils in Cherry, Brick, and Half-Red. You can also use MAC’s Pro Longwear Lip Pencil in He Said, She Said, which is a cool, berry toned red. A few others that are more of a berry to wine shade are Melt Cosmetics’ Ecstacy and Kink, MAC’s Pro Longwear Lip Pencils in Ms Diva and Dark Out, or MAC’s Regular Lip Pencil formula in Burgundy or Currant.

Overall Rating:   5 / 5

Application:   5

Coverage:  5

Color Payoff:   5

Texture:   5

Wear Time:   5

Packaging:   5

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Cranberry

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Cranberry

Cranberry:   This is described as a “pinky-red winter cranberry shade inspired by the holidays! Best suited for fair-deep skin tones.” It’s truly the PERFECT holiday red! It’s a medium dark, bold, slightly cool toned pinky-red with a matte finish. This is such a classic red that any age or skin tone can wear this, day or night, holiday or not. It’s great too because reds like this can dress up any look or make you look and feel more put together on days when the rest of your makeup is minimal!

Cranberry’s texture isn’t as creamy as Velvet Rouge or Wine Country, but it’s still lovely and applies like the other Luxe Matte Liquid Lipsticks that I’ve reviewed. Color payoff is intense without having to apply much product and coverage is full and even without any layering necessary. Surprisingly, it didn’t stain my lips, even after having it on all day! Wear time was fantastic and I didn’t notice any fading in the center of my lips until I had this on for about 6 hours, and 8 to 10 hours for the rest of my lips!

Dupes:   I actually thought that it would be easy to find a dupe for this because it’s such a classic red, but I was wrong! I found a few liquid lipsticks that are close but still not perfect dupes by any means… These are ABH’s Sarafine, which is much brighter and has more of a blue undertone; ABH’s Currant, which is darker and has more of a brown/neutral undertone, and ABH’s Tulip, which is lighter, brighter, and more pinky toned.

Liners:   You don’t have to use a liner that’s the exact same type of red but MAC’s Pro Longwear Lip Pencils in Kiss Me Quick and He Said, She Said are close. A few good MAC Lip Pencils that you can try are Cherry, or even Brick and Burgundy, which are a little darker and will create more contrast. Melt also has a few AllDay/Everyday Lip Liners that I like to use with Cranberry, such as Ambrosia, Kink, and Ecstasy.

Overall Rating:   5 / 5

Application:   5

Coverage:  5

Color Payoff:   5

Texture:   5

Wear Time:   5

Packaging:   5

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Crimson (I’ll redo this pic soon!)

Crimson:   Crimson is a “deep dark red inspired by the “vampy lip” of fall and winter that we all love! Best suited for fair-deep skin tones.” It’s like the pretty, goth sister to the other liquid lipsticks in the Festive bundle… It’s a deep, neutral to cool red with a hint of berry undertones. This is perfect for all skin tones, so long as you want to get noticed!

The texture of Crimson felt like the usual lightweight, non drying formula but it applied a little differently than the others… I say that because this is the only Luxe Matte Liquid Lipstick in this bundle, or out of any of them, that gave me any trouble (although it was only a little bit). You can see in the swatch photo waaaaay up there that this liquid lip can be a little patchy or streaky. This issue wasn’t so noticeable after layering it but I could still see some unevenness on my bottom lip. I find this to be a common thing with a great deal of deep red liquid lipsticks from any brand, though, so I’m not going to deduct a ton of points for that. Even though the coverage wasn’t perfect, the color payoff is great and looks very similar to how it does in the tube, though it may appear a little darker once it’s on if you have fair skin like I do. Wear time was on the shorter side with Crimson… I noticed fading in the center of my lips around hour 4, with the edges of my lip needing to be touched up after about 6 and a half to 7 hours. It didn’t stain, which is nice, and you can extend the wear time and opacity/coverage of this liquid lipstick by layering it over a liner applied all over the lip!

Dupes:   Heathers from Anastasia Beverly Hills is pretty close but it does have more of a deep, blue/brown based red undertone. MAC’s Carnivorous Retro Matte Liquid Lipcolour is also similar but is slightly darker.

Liners:   Depending on just how bold, red, or vampy you want this to look, you can use SO many liners with Crimson! A few of my favorites are MAC’s Lip Pencils in Mahogany, Burgundy, Currant, Vino, and Nightmoth. You can also opt for MAC’s Pro Longwear Lip Pencils in Ms Diva, Dark Out, and Bespoken For if you want a longer wearing liner.

Overall Rating:   4.2 / 5

Application:   4

Coverage:  3

Color Payoff:   4

Texture:   5

Wear Time:   4

Packaging:   5

 

*** This post expresses my own honest opinion. I purchased these with my own money and did not receive any type of PR or compensation for this review. ***