Contessa Lux Liquid Lip & Gloss Colour Pop Duo ($ 15.00 for zero.31 oz) is a brand new duo that features a liquid lipstick and lip gloss, although each may be bought individually if desired. Fatale was extra pigmented than marketed, whereas Panache was rather less pigmented, however in any other case they labored based on their respective formulation and have been simple to work with, snug to put on and lasted three to 4 hours on me.

Deadly is a medium peony pink with reasonable heat undertones and a satin end. It took about an hour for the end to turn out to be extra of an actual delicate matte (or you would stain!). The feel was very gentle, emollient, and effective, so it unfold simply on my lips however didn't spotlight my lip traces. The colour protection was predominantly opaque in a single coat, which was larger protection than the "buildable medium" as marketed. He did properly for 4 and a half hours and hydrated barely over time.

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NARS Vahine (LE, $ 25.00) is darker (95% comparable). MAC Sultriness (P, $ 19.00) is much less shiny (95% comparable). Hourglass I've Kissed (P, 34, $ 00) is darker, hotter (90% comparable). Bobbi Brown Nude Actuality (P, $ 37.00) is lighter (90% comparable). Pop Fortunate Strike (S, $ 7.50) colour is darker, much less shiny (90% comparable) Charlotte Tilbury Dolly Fowl (P, $ 34.00) is lighter (90% comparable) Colour Pop Dilly-Dally (P, $ 7.00) is cooler ( 90% Comparable) .MAC Fanfare (S, $ 20.00) is shimmer, lighter, hotter (90% comparable). MAC Please Me (P, $ 20.00)) is lighter (90% comparable) Estee Lauder Spellbound (P, $ 32.00) is darker (90% comparable).

System overview

$ eight.00 / zero.17 oz – $ 47.06 per ounce

The method is believed to have "medium buildable protection" which has a "delicate and diffuse" impact. It is a extra amplified model of their Blotted Lips idea or a barely 'washed out' model of their Extremely Matte / Extremely Satin vary. The method is far thinner – virtually weightless – and spreads evenly with only one coat. I’d say most shades have been usually nearer to semi-opaque than medium and buildable – and I solely used what was on the presser foot applicator to use (with out going again again) for the higher and decrease lips.

The consistency was extra ethereal, gentle, skinny, and spreadable with a delicate drying that didn't really feel prefer it's fully locked in (like Extremely Mattes) however had quite a bit much less switch than a lipstick. conventional (and even Ulta Satins). They weren't essentially the most forgiving when it comes to texture or lip wrinkles, however they have been extra flattering than most formulation I've tried which have comparable results and protection. Some shades had a extra matte end quickly after software, whereas others had a refined sheen that was a matte end in an hour or much less.

Longevity lasted for 3 to 6 hours with some shades leaving refined smudges, and the method usually felt non-drying. It had a candy vanilla scent however no noticeable style.

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cyclopentasiloxane, dimethicone, dimethicone cross polymer, polyglyceryl-2 triisostearate, cyclohexasiloxane, dimethicone / vinyl dimethicone cross polymer, dimethiconol, aroma, caprylic / capric triglyceride, extract of vitis barum (grape) vinifera (grape) fruit seed extract, granica, punica fruit extract could include: blue lake 1 (ci 42090), iron oxides (ci 77491, ci 77482, ci 77499), crimson lake 7 (ci 15850), crimson lake 27 (ci 45410), carbon dioxide titanium (ci 77891), yellow lake 5 (ci 19140).

Plume is a lightweight pink with subdued heat undertones with highlights all through for a shiny end. It had sheer to semi-sheer colour protection that utilized easily and evenly to my lips with out sinking into my lip traces. The feel was gentle, clean and chewy with minimal grip. It stayed effective for 3 hours and felt barely hydrated over time.

ADDITIONAL READING: Presentation of the method for extra particulars on normal efficiency and traits (reminiscent of perfume).

Colour Pop Verify In (P, $ eight.00) is much less shimmery, darker (90% comparable) MAC Be an Angel, Darling (LE, $ 20.00) is lighter, brisker (90% comparable) Colour Pop New Day (LE, $ 6.00) is extra pigmented, hotter, much less shiny (90% comparable). MAC Rainbow Interlude (LE, $ 18.50) is extra shimmering, lighter, brisker ( 90% comparable). Huda Magnificence Snobby (P, $ 18.00) is shimmer, extra pigmented, brisker (90% comparable). Anastasia Summer season Vibes (LE, $ 16.00) is extra shimmering, lighter, hotter (90% comparable). Becca Rose Quartz x Seashell (LE, $ 22.00) is extra shimmering, cooler (90% comparable). MAC Underneath the Sheets (LE, $ 19.00) is extra shimmering, extra pigmented, hotter (90% comparable). MAC MamaStarrr Kiss (LE, $ 19.00) is shimmer, extra pigmented, hotter (90% comparable). JJ St. Tropez (LE, $ 16.00) is extra shimmering, lighter, brisker (90% comparable).

System overview

$ eight.00 / zero.16 oz. – $ 50.00 per ounce

The method is claimed to have "shine" with a "delicate and chewy" texture that "hydrates the lips". The model isn’t clear on the diploma of pigmentation or the purity of the method; as an alternative, they’ve the “good quantity of colour multi function”. Based mostly on what I can deduce from promotional photographs, their advertising, and typical lip gloss claims (within the business), the gloss is usually pure protection somewhat than opaque, so on this base, I’ll fee on expectation of medium protection.

The method has a clean consistency that was extra like a gel-cream as a result of it felt extra dense ("cushiony") with out being heavy or sticky. I didn't really feel like they have been essentially the most forgiving, nevertheless, as a lot of the undertones settled into my lips to a small extent. The protection was sheer to semi-sheer, making the shades look extra comparable than they seemed within the tubes (the preliminary vary might have been rather more various because of this). They final between two and three hours and have been moisturizing to put on.

There was no noticeable style, they usually had a candy, candy scent.

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hydrogenated polyisobutene, simmondsia chinensis (jojoba) seed oil, ethylene / propylene / styrene copolymer, squalane, octyldodecanol, ricinus communis (castor) seed oil, rosa hybrid flower extract, vanilla planifolia fruit extract, seed extract papaver somniferum, copaifera officinalis (balsam)) resin, punica granatum seed oil, aluerites moluccanus seed oil, calcium sodium borosilicate, calcium aluminum borosilicate, silicate of aluminum ; aluminum calcium and sodium, artificial fluorphlogopite, silica, wax of copernicia cerifera (carnauba), isopropyl myristate, polyethylene, glycine soybean oil (soybean), taste, dimer dilinoleyl dimer dilinoleate, tocopherol, saccharin, caprylic / capric triglyceride , tin oxide, triisostearin, propylene carbonate, butylene / ethylene / styrene copolymer, stearalkonium hectorite, hydrated silica, pentaerythrityl tetra-dioxy-t-butylhydrocinate, pheny lhydrocinate glycol, ethylhexylglycerin, hexylene glycol. could include: bismuth oxychloride (ci 77163), blue 1 lac (ci 42090), iron oxides (ci 77491, ci 77492, ci 77499), manganese violet (ci 77742), mica (ci 77019), crimson 6 lac (ci 15850)), crimson 7 (ci 15850), crimson 7 lac (ci 15850), crimson 27 lac (ci 45410), crimson 28 lac (ci 45410), crimson 40 lac (ci 16035), titanium dioxide (ci 77891), yellow 5 (ci 19140), yellow lake 6 (ci 15985).

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