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on 6/3/2016 2:37:00 PM
More reviews by VegetaForever
Skin: Combination, Fair, Neutral
Hair: Blond, Straight, Fine
Usually I stick to red lipsticks by MAC or Urban Decay, I think I've probably purchased every red shade by those two brands. I don't even wear them a lot, unless I'm going out to a party or special occasion.Then I read a really fun review on makeupalley on Wet n' Wild's lipstick in "Rose Bud" and that review convinced me to go try it out, what was there to lose but $2? And it was an amazing decision, I ADORE that lipstick and wear it almost every day. Just a perfect color. Then I thought, maybe I should experiment with more colors? Maybe I'll find something else that's flattering? Enter "Cherry Bomb". Now this is my vampy color and it suits me really well, pulls the whole look together and makes my teeth really white too. I'm so glad I took a chance on this, super pretty and flattering.
1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.
on 4/5/2016 3:06:00 PM
More reviews by sweetpea19811
Skin: Combination, Fair, Not Sure
Hair: Blond, Other, Other
I am obsessed with "a pop of color" on the lips, as the girls say. So I wanted to try it out without spending a lot. In comes wet n wild with a buy one get one 50% sale, so I bought a bunch of bright colors. I love that I only spent a dollar on this but wish it would have worked better on me. The color is super dark almost purple. My problem is the formula though. It is mega dry and was hard to evenly spread out....
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on 2/16/2016 5:41:00 PM
More reviews by Curlybird
Skin: Normal, Fair-Medium, Cool
Hair: Brown, Curly, Fine
I prefer wearing a sheer reddish-plum shade as my everyday color. It seems to look more natural on me that so-called "nude" shades, because even though I have fair skin, my olive undertones and brown hair just look better with a deeper lip color. Cherry Bomb gives me the look I want when worn as a sheer stain with lip balm. I moisturize my lips with lip balm, blot the lip balm, then rub in a layer of Cherry Bomb, and blot until perfect. The purple and brown undertones make it the perfect shade for a natural-looking stain anytime of year. I don't usually wear it full strength but it's a really beautiful color either way.
3 out of 3 people found this review helpful.
on 2/10/2016 4:33:00 PM
More reviews by hellaquinn
Skin: Oily, Fair, Not Sure
Hair: Red, Wavy, Medium
I decided that I needed a vampy plum shade for the fall that would compliment my very pale skin. I had tried Revlon's Black Cherry and found it patchy, so I wanted something different but in a similar color. This lipstick is, without a doubt, my holy grail vampy lipstick! The shade is a gorgeous deep plum wine with cool undertones that looks perfect with my skin tone. It's a beautiful plum color if applied in one coat and then deepens to a true wine color with a second coat. The formula is creamy, especially considering that it is a matte product. It doesn't really smell like anything and the staying power is quite impressive; I usually get about three or four hours out of it unless I'm eating or drinking. It can make your lips dry, but that's nothing a coat of lip balm before application can't fix. Be sure to exfoliate your lips before applying. My only complaint would be the packaging; it's a little flimsy and the clear cap highlights any stains from the lipstick inside.Not only is this a great product for the price, but it is a great lipstick for anyone who wants a stunning vampy wine shade!
on 1/3/2016 4:21:00 AM
More reviews by xoxocowboy866
Age: 18 & Under
Hair: Brunette, Other, Other
I often have trouble finding deep shades that compliment my fair skin. I have been using this lipstick for a while, and they also carry my favorite nude color called Bare It All. Cherry Bomb works really well with my porcelain skin tone. It's a rich, burgundy red with a cooler undertone and a matte finish. I love the formula. It amazes me how pigmented and longwearing these lipsticks are.The only complaints I have about the product are minor ones. It can be a little drying to the lips, but nothing a coat of chapstick beforehand can't fix. And, the cap seems to come off pretty easily, which is an annoyance, but you don't really pay for packaging with this product. Overall, this is a great product, and probably my favorite from drugstores.
on 12/20/2015 9:09:00 PM
More reviews by EmRose6
Skin: Oily, Medium, Not Sure
Hair: Blond, Other, Fine
Holy cow - what a beautiful deep burgundy wine/red. This is perfect for the holidays - I love that a light layer is still darker than your traditional red, but multiple layers looks so bold and vampy. (As I mentioned in my previous review of 'In The Flesh' MegaLast) I think Cherry Bomb and ITF look great mixed together on the lips. I love this formula and it really does stay on well and matte. This color seemed to be sold out at almost every Walgreens I went to until I finally found this and snatched it up. Excellent price and quality.
on 12/16/2015 6:53:00 PM
More reviews by ghosthugs
Skin: Acne-prone, Fair, Neutral
Hair: Black, Straight, Medium
I absolutely love the formula of these. They are pigmented, smooth, and very matte. However they don't make me feel like my lips are flaky and disgusting. I would recommend putting on a lip balm beforehand if you feel like you need it. The only complaint I have is the packaging. The cap easily comes off and the lipstick doesn't go all the way down the tube so when you go to close it, lipstick gets all over the cap. The formula is so great though and that's why I keep buying it.
on 12/11/2015 4:43:00 PM
More reviews by Laurarachel93
Skin: Sensitive, Olive, Not Sure
Hair: Brunette, Curly, Medium
So pretty, to me, this can be a similar dupe to KVD everlasting lipstick in exorcism. It's beautifully pigmented and easy to apply. This is really nice for the girls ( and guys) who are newer and want to experiment with the vampy look for a cheap price!
on 11/19/2015 3:38:00 PM
More reviews by Dgast4484
Skin: Combination, Fair-Medium, Not Sure
Hair: Brown, Other, Other
This is my 3rd l/s from this line, i'm obsessed with the formula, they are so comfortable to wear, not drying, low maintenance, amazing pigmentation. I really wanted to venture out of my comfort zone and get into some vampy colors. But, alas, i just didn't like how it looked on me, maybe it was just TOO out there for my taste. (for reference i'm about a NC15-ish) but again, the formula is amazing, this color was just not for me.For the price, i'm not mad i bought it, i purged it to one of my friends who has lovely dark skin (she's Hispanic) and its gorgeous on her. Happy i found it a good home where it will get the love it deserves :)
on 11/13/2015 4:33:00 AM
More reviews by lionasara
Skin: Normal, Fair-Medium, Not Sure
Hair: Black, Other, Other
I'm not really a vampy look kind of girl, but I considered having an oxblood lipstick (Mac Diva) as part of my lipstick arsenal. Fortunately, I stumbled upon Cherry Bomb while looking for a reasonably priced dupe as this isn't a kind of shade I would wear everyday.At first, I didn't like the color. It's too dark, made me look around 20 years older. It also applies unevenly on my lips. So, I didn't really get to use this lipstick for a year or so. Nor did I bother to buy a Mac Diva. Just today, I happened to pick it up and I changed my mind. It just takes fuller eyebrows and winged eyeliner to make this flattering. I love it! But this isn't the kind of versatile lippie you would wear everyday, especially at daytime. Texture is nice, and long-lasting too. It is confortably and not drying. I just noticed that it settles on my liplines, but you can just spread it a bit to fix the issue. Just apply lipliner so it wouldn't bleed. This lippie is wallet-friendly. I wouldn't repurchase another red like this one, I prefer the bright ones like Stoplight Red.
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