|Would buy this product again.||81%|
Age: 19-24 Skin: Oily, Fair-Medium Hair: Black Eyes: Brown
I got this in Abu Dhabi, and it's a perfect nude color for my skin tone. I LOVE the matte finish, and how the color "come out" without having to apply second or third layer as you usually do with lipsticks. The staying power is awesome, as long as you don't eat, especially anything oily. It doesn't get into the creases of my lips (those cracks when your lips are dry). Use a bit of foundation before to make it stays longer (it'll make your lips feel dry tho), and set the finish with lip balm. I WOULD DEFINITELY buy this again, antwerp and milan seems cute. It cost more in my country than in USA tho, around $9.5 in my country. But this product worth it!
Age: 18 & Under Skin: Acne-prone, Fair-Medium Hair: Brunette Eyes: Brown
All day stay! (As long as you don't eat) I am able to where this for 6hr and still looks perfect! I love all the shades. They go on smooth and creamy but latter dry to your lips and stay all day. Nice pigmentation, they are amazing.
Age: 19-24 Skin: Sensitive, Fair, Warm Hair: Brunette Eyes: Brown
LOVE! make sure u use a nice lip balm or else it'll dry u out. otherwise, it stays on all day comfortably. I bought every color cuz I'm absolutely obsessed!
Of them all, Tokyo seems to be the most drying =[
Age: 19-24 Skin: Oily, Tan Hair: Black Eyes: Black
I love the color payoff of this! I have the shade San Paolo and its a brilliant pop of color on the lips. I love the matte finish as well
My reason for giving it a 4 is because it is a bit drying on the lips. I find that I need to lick my lips from the dryness and then my lip color starts to come off :(
Also I noticed a decent amount of color transfer from my lips to cups that I drink out of.
But for the price, I would definitely recommend this and would purchase again.
Age: 25-29 Skin: Combination, Tan Hair: Brunette Eyes: Brown
This is a very good value for the price. I have no idea what the name of the color is that I have, but I really like the product in general. It's a bit drying, but if you put on balm a few minutes before application it really lessens the drying effect. The color is fairly opaque and I like the matte finish. If you pat some balm on top after, it keeps the matte finish and it makes it much more comfortable. I love it.
Age: 19-24 Skin: Combination, Medium, Neutral Hair: Brown, Straight, Fine Eyes: Brown
Although wearing the product it does not feel drying, I realised that it actually does dry out my lips (even though it feels smooth?). Must be something in the formula. For that reason, I've moved on to the Rimmel Matte lipsticks by Kate Moss.
Just bought this online in the 3 pack; Antwerp, Addis Ababa and Tokyo. They are actually really good, I was afraid they'd be drying but not at all. The opacity is 5/5 and it is a very good matte effect. I'm going to buy their Red and Milan ones as well. Very nice product.
Age: 19-24 Skin: Dry, Olive, Warm Hair: Brunette, Wavy, Fine Eyes: Hazel
I absolutely love these lip cremes! They go on quite smooth (though you do need to do a couple of layers to build up the opacity), and the matte finish is subtle enough for everyday wear. The only downside is the sponge applicator, which tends to apply the creme a little streaky. Other than that, the price and colours or these are to die for - my favourite is 'Addis Ababa'.
Age: 25-29 Skin: Oily, Fair, Neutral Hair: Blond, Wavy, Fine Eyes: Green
I bought a 3 set of this on ebay and i love it ,the set i got contains the shades tokyo,addis ababa and antwerp and im wearing the shade tokyo at the moment which is a lovely bubblegum pink and i the texture is matte but not drying and the colour is very pigmented also the staying power is really good and also they smell really pretty,i would purchase again because they are affordable and are of excellent quality so are getting more than what you pay for.
Age: 18 & Under Skin: Combination, Fair-Medium, Warm Hair: Black, Straight, Medium Eyes: Black
This product is very pigmented, which is good, but because the product collects in the dry areas, it's very noticeable. I often have to exfoliate before using this. It doesn't smell very good either. This is a pretty decent product though, the matte-ness isnt too matte and keeps lift soft
Age: 25-29 Skin: Oily, Olive Hair: Brunette, Curly, Coarse Eyes: Black
This was one of my first NYX purchases. I was on a trip to the States and since there's no NYX where I live, I picked up a few blushes and some of these lip cremes.
I'm really impressed with the quality of their products for the price, but the lip cremes don't get a 5 star rating.
Unfortunately, the formula leaves much to be desired. I love the concept of a lip cream and I've been using L'Oreal's line Le Rouge Pulp (before it was discontinued) so I knew what to expect. This was not the same.
It's not as creamy, goes on rather oily and patchy and I have to go over different areas a few times so all areas of my lips are covered. It clings to the dry patches on my lips so exfoliating and moisturizing before is essential. I love the scent of this though and it feels light weight on the lips.
I love the slip it has before it sets a few seconds later. It does dry matte on my lips. Don't get me wrong, I love matte lipsticks but was expecting these to be creamier than they were. The formula reminds me of MAC's Pro Longwear Lip Colour - I had the same dry, matte finish with this.
The first time I wore this it was to a job interview and I checked my makeup in the mirror afterwards - this had flaked a tiny bit and one of the flakes was on my teeth! I don't think it was noticeable *facepalm* but I definitely saw it after. And let me tell you, I know how to put on lip products - I didn't have this smeared on the inside of my lips so I don't know what happened there.
The next time I wore this I made sure to moisturize really well and while this lip creme did stay on most of the day, it settled into the lines of my lips so when I smiled there were obvious lines of lipstick on my lips while the rest of my lips were somewhat bare. I tried scrubbing it off with some water and a paper towel but it didn't budge!
Another gripe I have is the packaging. I don't like doe-foot applicators, I'd prefer a squeeze tube. And the color on the outside of the container is different than what you get - I'd say that's true for all of the lip cremes in this range.
I'm going to try this with some lipliner underneath as well as a primer and see if it helps with the drying formula.
*EDIT- Found the best way to use this on my dry lips. I exfoliate then really prep my lips with a good balm or oil (my favorite is coconut oil!) then dab some of the lip cream on my finger and work it into my lips. I don't recommend using the applicator as it just applies way too much. It's not completely matte with this method but it doesn't flake like crazy this way. Love it! Bumped my rating up to a 4.
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