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Sneak Peek: Jouer High Pigment Lip Gloss Photos & Swatches

Jouer High Pigment Lip Gloss
Jouer High Pigment Lip Gloss

Jouer High Pigment Lip Gloss ($17.00 for 0.21 fl. oz.) just launched with 14 shades. The formula is supposed to have “full-coverage color that glides on smoothly and moisturizers the lips” with a “non-sticky” texture. Here are swatches…

Jouer High Pigment Lip Gloss

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Sneak Peek: Huda Beauty Lip Strobe Photos & Swatches

Huda Beauty Lip Strobe
Huda Beauty Lip Strobe

Huda Beauty Lip Strobe ($18.00 for 0.14 fl. oz.) is a new lipgloss that launched yesterday through the brand as well as on Cult Beauty but will launch on Sephora on June 29th. There are 12 shades available, and the formula ranges “from sheer to full coverage” and can be worn alone or layered on top of other products. Here are swatches…

Huda Beauty Lip Strobe

Hmm, good skincare is worth splurging on, but there are effective products at lower price points, too – but if what worked for my skin was $100, I wouldn’t compromise on it just to save money (I’d cut back elsewhere) unless I absolutely could not afford it, of course. I like natural hair brushes, and it is hard to get quality natural hair at a lower price point (the material just costs more), so I think I could safely say I wouldn’t skimp there. (If I wanted more affordable brushes, I would opt for synthetics.)

— Christine

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NYX Whipped Caviar, Sierra, Shy Matte Lipsticks

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NYX Whipped Caviar Matte Lipstick

NYX Whipped Caviar Matte Lipstick

NYX Whipped Caviar Matte Lipstick

NYX Whipped Caviar Matte Lipstick

NYX Whipped Caviar Matte Lipstick

NYX Whipped Caviar Matte Lipstick

Whipped Caviar

NYX Whipped Caviar Matte Lipstick ($5.99 for 0.16 oz.) is a muted, medium-dark pink with neutral-to-warm undertones and a semi-matte finish. The consistency was smooth, creamy without being too slippery so it adhered well to the lips evenly. It had rich, opaque color coverage that applied evenly and lasted for four and a half hours. The formula was comfortable to wear and neither drying nor hydrating.

The Matte Lipstick is supposed to be “highly pigmented” and have a “velvety, non-glossy” finish. In general, the formula has semi-opaque to opaque color coverage with a velvety texture that glides on without tugging but doesn’t have a lot of slip, so the lipstick won’t slide around while worn. The formula varied from non-drying to moderately drying with wear times that ranged from four to over six hours (deeper, reddish shades lasted quite long). It has a mint scent and no discernible taste. I noticed that the packaging had a tendency to twist up the lipstick too easily (even barely holding it) and sometimes would twist down as I would apply it directly from the tube.

NYX Matte Lipstick Whipped Caviar
9
Product
10
Pigmentation
9
Texture
9
Longevity
5
Application
93%
Total

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