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on 2/18/2015 11:06:00 AM
More reviews by Alexine
Skin: Dry, Fair, Cool
Hair: Brunette, Wavy, Fine
Fairest Nude is a very pretty beige-pink nude that looks super natural on the lips, if applied well. A lot of people didn't like this color because if applied heavily, it does have that unnatural concealer look. This is one of those colors that sits on top of the lips, rather than sinks in, if that makes sense. I found that dabbing it on the lips looks natural and pretty. This is a great everyday color that I think is probably universally flattering.
6 out of 6 people found this review helpful.
on 2/2/2015 4:55:00 PM
More reviews by Slbeauty
Skin: Combination, Medium, Not Sure
Hair: Brunette, Other, Other
Perfect everyday lipstick!! Long wearing and neutral color! One of my HG
on 1/22/2015 3:41:00 PM
More reviews by MrsMustangWriter
Skin: Normal, Fair-Medium, Cool
Hair: Black, Other, Other
People complaining about the smell and texture is what motivated me to write a review on this staple in my makeup routine. How anyone can complain about the creamy and moisturizing formula of this lipstick is beyond me. And the smell--what smell? The faint perfume that has been in L'oreal lipsticks since the beginning of time is nostalgic and not off-putting to my very sensitive nose. This formula is simply awesome, and I am a total cosmetic snob when it coms to high-end brands. Even Chanel doesn't make a lipstick this great. Mac Myth wishes it could deliver half of the color and performance of Fairest Nude. The color is absolutely perfect paired with a smokey eye. HOLY GRAIL NUDE LIPSTICK. End of story.
7 out of 9 people found this review helpful.
on 1/10/2015 5:09:00 PM
More reviews by Roaringtempest
Skin: Combination, Fair, Not Sure
Hair: Blond, Curly, Medium
This product is bittersweet. The colour is super flattering- it's definitely a "your lips but better" lipstick. It has a nice soft pink to it too, but not enough to take away from the nude. It feels creamy but not gooey, applies easily and evenly, goes with pretty much anything and has decent wear. Not all day (I always take off my lipstick if I'm eating or drinking any way), but I'd say a good four hours. Those are the "sweet things".Now, for the bitter part- the smell. It smells not horrible or disgusting like garbage, but very fake perfume-y. It's distracting and unpleasant, like others said a very "old lady" sort of perfume smell. I recognize the smell from my childhood, but I can't put my finger on what! Maybe the super cheap lipsticks or something I had for play purposes when I was young. The taste is pretty similar. I've been considering adding a nice gloss or something over top to mask it, but although I do not like these qualities, they won't stop me from wearing the lipstick. I do have to take off a lippie for it though, as the taste/aroma is not desirable whatsoever. EDIT: Yeah, I just couldn't do it anymore. The smell and taste were just too strong. Sometimes, you have an awful smelling lipstick but once it dries it goes away. Not this one. If you don't smell or taste it anymore than you've either grown accustomed to the smell or the lipstick itself has worn off your lips. It's sad because I love the colour. What really crossed the line for me was when I wore it and got close enough to someone, they could smell it too! Or if I was reapplying and they were close they'd comment they could smell it. Sigh. So sad. I hope they can change the scent somehow if they have not already.Taking it down to 2/5 lippies which I think is generous.
1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.
on 1/4/2015 12:31:00 AM
More reviews by spamalicioussammi
Skin: Dry, Fair, Not Sure
Ok so I have a love hate relationship with this. I used to love it! The color is perfect and the formula is opaque but the smell and taste are just gross. I used to be ok with it but one of my friend's mentioned it to me and now I hate it and just want to get this out of my collection. I need to find a color dupe though because this color is soooo flattering.
on 12/16/2014 7:16:00 PM
More reviews by mkinthecity
Skin: Sensitive, Fair, Neutral
Run don't walk to pick this nude lippie up now! Don't make the same mistake as I did and waited after trying like a billion other nude lipsticks before this one. It's simply perfect. I have fair warm-toned skin and it looks amazing. Doesn't was me out at all. It is the nude I have been searching for - pink with some brown to tone it down and just looks amazing. Formulation is creamy and my lips never get dried out. Got it at Walmart for under $6! Packaging is super cute in the matte gold and the square case ensures it won't roll all over the place if dropped. Getting a back up no doubt!
on 8/12/2014 4:07:00 PM
More reviews by mwebba1
Skin: Very Oily, Dark, Warm
Hair: Brown, Other, Other
Love these lipsticks. This has the ability to look a bit ashy but I am not removing points because of my skintone. I simply place a darker lip gloss over it - something like L'Oreal Rich Nude or Revlon Plum Pearl. Then this lipstick is life in abundance. Well done L'Oreal. I am NW45 for reference.
on 6/15/2014 6:13:00 AM
More reviews by graceybaby8
Skin: Combination, Fair-Medium, Neutral
Hair: Brunette, Straight, Medium
I bought this because so many YouTube gurus were raving about this product. Well I decided to buy it on sale for $11 cad and IMO it's just ok. On my NC30 skintone, it look just a slight bit too light for what I'm used to (MAC - Cosmo lipstick and rimmel kate #08). I was looking for that perfect nude lipstick and I thought from the tube it looked pinky-brown... But on lips... It cancelled out too much of my natural lip colour... I like my nude to not look like concealer on my lips. Plus, the scent was too strong... It's like 80s-90s lipstick... Plastic - like scent. IMO if you're light / fair this may look REALLY good on you... Or if you're really into that 'barely there lip' look. This colour is quite similar to rimmel kate #14. I think I may have to return it.
on 5/19/2014 11:03:00 AM
More reviews by fairbrownblue
Skin: Normal, Fair, Cool
I am a fan of L'Oreal Colour Riche line and saw the reviews on MUA for this and that it was good for a fair complexion. I do not have very pigmented lips and when I tried it it looked like I was wearing concealer. The lower half of my face seemed to disappear. I tried with gloss on top and still nothing - so I returned it. Beware PPP's! I am still a little shy of nudes, but am starting to warm up to NYX's Thalia which is about as nude as I will go.
2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.
on 5/10/2014 6:54:00 PM
More reviews by foofighter99
Skin: Combination, Fair-Medium, Not Sure
Hair: Blond, Other, Other
I bought this lipstick without even reading the reviews on MA. I own several L'Oreal lipsticks and they always are a reliable buy for me. I've rarely been disappointed with the colour, consistency or price of this line. I have recently been on a "nude" lipstick kick. I bought three recently (Cover Girl - Honeyed, Maybelline - Nude Lust and L'Oreal - Fairest Nude). I love this one for everyday wear. It's a perfect nude for my complexion. Not too pink or chalky looking but just pretty, soft, pinky beige with neutral tan undertones. It has become my staple lipstick and actually livens up my face. LOVE. x
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