Estee Lauder Commanding, Desirous, Extrovert Pure Matte Sculpting Lipsticks

Estee Lauder Commanding Pure Matte Sculpting Lipstick ($30.00 for 0.12 oz.) is a dark burgundy with subtle, cool berry undertones and a natural sheen. There seemed to be very, very fine pearl laced through the color. It had semi-sheer to semi-opaque pigmentation, but it had more slip than other shades in the range, which may have been why it applied rather unevenly and looked sheerer on. The color gathered in lip lines noticeably after two hours of wear and was neither hydrating nor drying. MAC Sin (P, $17.00) is cooler (95% similar). MAC Runner (LE, $17.00) is warmer (90% similar). MAC Lingering Kiss (LE, $17.00) is darker, more muted (90% similar). Bite Beauty Black Cherry (LE, $24.00) is glossier (90% similar). Marc Jacobs Beauty Blow (210) (P, $30.00) is lighter, warmer (90% similar). Tom Ford Beauty Black Dahlia (10) (LE, $50.00) is cooler (95% similar). Kat Von D Motorhead (P, $21.00) is cooler, less glossy (90% similar). MAC Talk That Talk (LE, $17.00) is lighter, cooler, less glossy (90% similar). Maybelline Burgundy Blush (P, $7.99) is lighter (90% similar). Estee Lauder Brazen (P, $30.00) is cooler (90% similar). MAC Eugenie (LE, $17.00) is cooler (90% similar). Colour Pop Paramour (LE, $5.00) is darker (85% similar). Bite Beauty Bordeaux (P, $28.00) is lighter, cooler, glossier (80% similar). Maybelline Divine Wine (P, $7.99) is lighter (80% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

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Estee Lauder Commanding Pure Matte Sculpting Lipstick
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Sneak Peek: Estee Lauder Pure Matte Sculpting Lipsticks Photos & Swatches

Estee Lauder Decisive Poppy Pure Matte Sculpting Lipstick
Estee Lauder Decisive Poppy Pure Matte Sculpting Lipstick

Well, I couldn’t resist! I picked up five more shades (and Estee Lauder’s PR department sent me three others) to showcase the full range of Estee Lauder Pure Matte Sculpting Lipsticks ($30.00 for 0.12 oz.) — full reviews to come of course! :)

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Estee Lauder Shameless Violet, Stronger, Unattainable Matte Sculpting Lipsticks

Estee lauder Pure Color Matte Sculpting Lipstick ($30.00 for 0.12 oz.) is a new formula that features “rich saturated color” with a matte finish that is “luxuriously comfortable.” I bought three to try out the formula, and this post features those three. The formula is comfortable to wear with a light-medium weight consistency that is creamy and smooth with good pigmentation, though some shades are more pigmented than others. They’re more semi-matte to satin with none of the three I tried having a really flat, matte finish (like a liquid lipstick), so keep that in mind on whether it aligns with your preference for mattes. All three shades were easy to apply, comfortable to wear, and long-wearing. They reminded me of formulas like MAC’s newer Mattes, Urban Decay Matte Revolution, and NARS Audacious.

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Estee lauder Shameless Violet Pure Color Matte Sculpting Lipstick
Estee Lauder Pure Color Matte Sculpting Lipstick Shameless Violet
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Estee Lauder Pure Color Matte Sculpting Lipstick & Liquid Lip Potion for Fall 2015

Estee Lauder Pure Color Matte Sculpting Lipstick
Estee Lauder Pure Color Matte Sculpting Lipstick

Pure Color Matte Sculpting Lipstick ($30.00)

Creamy, matte, and intense, this lipstick emphasizes the shape of your lips with saturated matte color. The lightweight, ultra-creamy formula glides on seamlessly, coating lips evenly while leaving a soft and smooth, and the lipstick bullet is shaped to sculpt the curves of your lips. More than a daring lipstick, the luxe, one-click case is a perfectly-chic accessory.

  • Extrovert Blackened plum
  • Stronger Vibrant violet
  • Shameless Violet Rich aubergine
  • Commanding Black cherry
  • Unattainable Bold raspberry
  • Neon Azalea Electric pink
  • Decisive Poppy Crimson red
  • Volatile Fiery tangerine
  • Furious Neon coral
  • Desirous Deep chestnut brown
  • Covetous Nude Light nude
  • Irrepressible Deep brick red (Estee Lauder Exclusive)

Pure Color Envy Liquid Lip Potion ($30.00)

This innovative liquid lipstick hybrid plumps with continuous moisture. Saturates with high-intensity color, without sticky shine. Lips look pouty, sculpted, sexy. Creamy, moisture–rich formula glides on in one effortless swipe of bold liquid color. Goes on wet. Comes on strong. Lasts up to 8 hours. Oil elixir-infused formula is infused with avocado, jojoba and sunflower oils, creating a luxuriously comfortable, satin-matte finish. Dual-sided applicator lets you shape and color with precise definition. One side has a rounded tip that follows the curves of your lips. The other, a well that holds extra color to build impact. Depth, dimension and definition in one stroke.

  • Lethal Red
  • Quiet Riot
  • Cold Fire
  • Naughty Naive
  • Wicked Sweet
  • Strange Bloom
  • Bittersweet
  • Not So Innocent
  • Vague Obsession
  • Fierce Beauty
  • Fragile Ego
  • Pierced Petal
  • True Liar
  • Extreme Nude
  • Naked Ambition
  • Savage Garden

Availability: Sephora (Matte lipsticks), Estee Lauder (Liquid Lipsticks)

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Estee Lauder New Dimension + Pure Color Envy Singles for July 2015

Estee Lauder Launches for July 2015
Estee Lauder Launches for July 2015

A new perspective. A different angle. Now, Estée Lauder empowers women to transform and define their appearance in a completely new way. Introducing New Dimension, a transformative collection that’s so powerful it will help change women’s perspective on how they see themselves. One breakthrough serum – New Dimension Shape + Fill Expert Serum – and an Expert Liquid Tape along with two custom shaping experts – Shape + Sculpt Face Kit and Shape + Sculpt Eye Kit – help create beautiful contours and a visibly more defined facial shape. Working on every level of skin’s surface, helping to create both visible volume and structure, this new collection finds, flatters and reflects skin’s best features. It’s a multi-faceted transformation, immediately and over time. Needed visible volume is added. Facial contours look more defined. The cheeks and jawline appear more lifted. Revolutionary? Absolutely. New Dimension gives a whole new angle on beauty.

Shape + Sculpt Face Kit ($50.00) (New)

Create an ideal facial framework with New Dimension Shape + Sculpt Face Kit. This intuitive contour kit contains two tones that instantly and expertly sculpt the face. Two coordinated cream shades brighten and contour to add depth and dimension. The light tone accents cheekbones, brows and the nose by bringing light to the center of the face. The dark shade slims and sculpts to emphasize the hollows of cheeks and create shadows where desired.

Shape + Sculpt Eye Kit ($40.00) (New)

Bigger, brighter, lifted or more defined – New Dimension Shape + Sculpt Eye Kit creates an ideal eye shape and appearance. The expertly coordinated trio contour kit plays with shading and finish to create depth and dimension. The universal palette smoothes, contours and highlights with a Smoothing Base, a Contour Shade and a Highlighter Cream. The Smoothing Base preps the lid for the day while the Contour Shade defines the eye depending on desired shape and the Highlighter Cream accentuates and accents the look.

Pure Color Envy Eye Defining Singles ($25.00) (New)

A new generation in eye color, NEW Pure Color Envy Eye Defining Singles is a strikingly edited collection of 20 eyeshadow singles ranging from the softest nudes to the boldest hues. Choose your perfect shades and create a collection of your favorite colors. Available in matte, velvet, luminous and brilliant finishes, the versatile formula ranges from polished mattes to high chromatic shines. Shadows instantly melt onto lids to create a rich veil of creamy, smooth and even color with the weightless silky texture blending to perfection. Skin imperfections are smoothed away and all that is left is a thin layer of pure, unadulterated color that lasts up to six hours when applied dry and up to eight hours of when applied wet. Incredibly versatile, these stunning colors can be used wet or dry. Use dry for a softer, translucent color or wet for extreme color and depth. For a stunningly monochromatic look, wear one color or for a flawlessly contoured eye, layer shades. The talc-free formula allows for any look to be created without it looking chalky or muted. Pure, weightless, non-flaking, crease-resistant color that stays and blends effortlessly.

  • Amber Intrigue
  • Blue Fury
  • Brash Bronze
  • Cheeky Pink
  • Emerald Envy
  • Fearless Petal
  • Flawless
  • Hyper Teal
  • Impulsive Blonde
  • Infamous Orchid
  • Magnetic Rose
  • Naked Gold
  • Nude Dare
  • Ominous
  • Silver Edge
  • Steely Lilac
  • Strong Currant
  • Unrivaled
  • Vain Violet
  • Insolent Ivory

Availability: Now at Nordstrom, Saks, Bloomingdale’s, Macy’s

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Round-up: Estee Lauder Pure Color Envy Sculpting Shine Lipstick Overview & Thoughts

Estee Lauder Pure Color Envy Sculpting Shine Lipstick

Estee Lauder Pure Color Envy Sculpting Shine Lipstick
($30.00 for 0.10 oz.) is a hydrating, luminous formula that has semi-sheer to semi-opaque coverage from the ten shades I tested. The full range includes sixteen shades, so if none of these have caught your eye but you like the idea of the formula, perhaps one of the remaining six may be more up your alley. They have longer-wear, as they have a slight tackiness that helps keep them wearing longer, despite having a very hydrating, emollient, and glossy formula. My personal favorites were Blossom Bright (A) and Surreal Sun (A-).


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