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Best & Worst of Estee Lauder Pure Color Envy Lipsticks

Estee Lauder Pure Color Envy Lipstick
Estee Lauder Pure Color Envy Lipstick

Estee Lauder Pure Color Envy Lipstick ($30.00 for 0.12 oz.) is a hydrating, pigmented, longer-wearing formula that’s comfortable to wear and forgiving applied (meaning: it helps make lips appear smoother, plumper, and healthier, even when they are not in perfect condition!). They come in a variety of hues from bright pinks to oranges to deep berries. The formula has a vanilla scent but no discernible taste (a contrast from past Estee Lauder lip products).
01

Estee Lauder Tumultuous Pink

PPermanent. $30.00/0.12 oz.

Estee Lauder Tumultuous Pink (240) Pure Color Envy Sculpting Lipstick ($30.00 for 0.12 oz.) is described as a "bright pink fuchsia." Read full review.

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02. Estee Lauder Carnal

Estee Lauder Carnal (370) Pure Color Envy Sculpting Lipstick ($30.00 for 0.12 oz.) is a bright, orange-red with a luminous finish and warm undertones. Read full review.

A+

03. Estee Lauder Envious

Estee Lauder Envious (340) Pure Color Envy Sculpting Lipstick ($30.00 for 0.12 oz.) is described as a "warm, bright poppy-red." Read full review.

A+

04. Estee Lauder Vengeful Red

Vengeful Red is described as a "deep cool red." It's a vibrant, medium-dark red with cool, blue undertones and a luminous sheen. Read full review.

A+

05. Estee Lauder Dominant

Dominant is described as a "vibrant fuchsia." It's a bold, brightened, medium-dark fuchsia pink with a luminous shine. Read full review.

A+

06. Estee Lauder Daring

Estee Lauder Daring Pure Color Envy Sculpting Lipstick ($30.00 for 0.12 oz.) is a brightened, medium orange with warm undertones and leans yellower (rather than red), and it had a soft shine. Read full review.

A+

07. Estee Lauder Intense Nude

Estee Lauder Intense Nude Pure Color Envy Sculpting Lipstick ($30.00 for 0.12 oz.) is described as a "mid-tone rosy neutral." Read full review.

A

08. Estee Lauder Impassioned

Estee Lauder Impassioned (330) Pure Color Envy Sculpting Lipstick ($30.00 for 0.12 oz.) is described as a "bright vibrant orange." Read full review.

A

09. Estee Lauder Irresistible

Estee Lauder Irresistible (440) Pure Color Envy Sculpting Lipstick ($30.00 for 0.12 oz.) is a muted, rosy plum with warm undertones and a soft sheen. Read full review.

A

10. Estee Lauder Emotional (140)

Estee Lauder Emotional (140) Pure Color Envy Sculpting Lipstick ($30.00 for 0.12 oz.) is described as a "warm, rusty brown." Read full review.

A

11. Estee Lauder Reckless

Estee Lauder Reckless (480) Pure Color Envy Sculpting Lipstick ($30.00 for 0.12 oz.) is a slightly muted, pink-berry with cool undertones and a soft, luminous sheen. Read full review.

A

12. Estee Lauder Confident

Estee Lauder Confident (490) Pure Color Envy Sculpting Lipstick ($30.00 for 0.12 oz.) is a brightened, medium-dark berry with cool, pink undertones with a soft shine. Read full review.

A

13. Estee Lauder Red Ego

Estee Lauder Red Ego (250) Pure Color Envy Sculpting Lipstick ($30.00 for 0.12 oz.) is a deepened, dark red with cool undertones and a luminous finish. Read full review.

A

14. Estee Lauder Defiant Coral

Defiant Coral is described as a "bright, pink coral." It's a vibrant, medium-dark, coral-orange with strong, warm undertones and a luminous shine. Read full review.

A

15. Estee Lauder Rebellious Rose

Estee Lauder Rebellious Rose (420) Pure Color Envy Sculpting Lipstick ($30.00 for 0.12 oz.) is described as a "rich rose." Read full review.

A

16. Estee Lauder Eccentric

Estee Lauder Insatiable Ivory (110) Pure Color Envy Sculpting Lipstick Estee Lauder Insatiable Ivory (110) Pure Color Envy Sculpting Lipstick ($30.00 for 0.12 oz.) is a brightened peach with warm undertones and a soft shine. Read full review.

A

17. Estee Lauder Discreet

Estee Lauder Discreet Pure Color Envy Sculpting Lipstick ($30.00 for 0.12 oz.) is a muted, medium rosy brown with warm undertones and a soft shine. Read full review.

A

18. Estee Lauder Infamous

Infamous is described as a "bright, vibrant yellow pink." It is a neutral-to-warm-toned, medium pink with a luminous finish. Read full review.

A

19. Estee Lauder Jealous

Estee Lauder Jealous Pure Color Envy Sculpting Lipstick ($30.00 for 0.12 oz.) is a brightened, medium fuchsia-pink with subtle, warm undertones and a satin finish. Read full review.

A

20. Estee Lauder Ambitious Pink

Estee Lauder Ambitious Pink Pure Color Envy Sculpting Lipstick Estee Lauder Ambitious Pink Pure Color Envy Sculpting Lipstick ($30.00 for 0.12 oz.) is a brightened, subtly warm-toned, light-medium pink with a soft shine. Read full review.

A

21. Estee Lauder Dynamic

Estee Lauder Dynamic (410) Pure Color Envy Sculpting Lipstick ($30.00 for 0.12 oz.) is described as a "mid-tone, warm neutral." Read full review.

A

22. Estee Lauder Dangerous

Estee Lauder Dangerous Pure Color Envy Sculpting Lipstick ($30.00 for 0.12 oz.) is a muted, medium-dark brown with hints of warm, rosy red and a soft shine. Read full review.

A

23. Estee Lauder Fierce

Estee Lauder Fierce Pure Color Envy Sculpting Lipstick ($30.00 for 0.12 oz.) is a muted, coral-red with warm undertones and a satin finish. Read full review.

A

24. Estee Lauder Decadent (150)

Estee Lauder Decadent (150) Pure Color Envy Sculpting Lipstick ($30.00 for 0.12 oz.) is described as a "deep, rich red-brown." Read full review.

A-

25. Estee Lauder Thrilling

Estee Lauder Thrilling Pure Color Envy Sculpting Lipstick ($30.00 for 0.12 oz.) is a reddish-berry with subtle, cool undertones and a soft sheen. Read full review.

A-

Glossover Breakdown

95%

Average Score
A
26
B
5
C
1
D
0
F
0
Glossover Averages
product
9.5
pigmentation
9.5
texture
9.5
longevity
9.5
application
5
Total
95%
product
9.5
pigmentation
9.5
texture
9.5
longevity
9.5
application
5
Total
95%

Reader Reviews

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4.7
5 Stars
17
4 Stars
9
3 Stars
2 Stars
1 Stars

Based on 0 Reviews, 26 Quick Reviews

The Good: Creamy (8), Easy To Apply (8), Long-wearing (7), Moisturizing (6), Smooth (5), Great Value (2), Travel-friendly (1), Blendable (1)

The In-Between: Highly Pigmented (8), Buildable (3), Scented (1), Non-sticky (1)

The Bad: Uneven (1)

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The Good: Creamy (8), Easy To Apply (8), Long-wearing (7), Moisturizing (6), Smooth (5), Great Value (2), Travel-friendly (1), Blendable (1)

The In-Between: Highly Pigmented (8), Buildable (3), Scented (1), Non-sticky (1)

The Bad: Uneven (1)

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Round-up: Estee Lauder Pure Color Envy Sculpting Blush

Estee Lauder Pure Color Envy Sculpting Blush ($26.00 for 0.15 oz.) is available in 16 shades, and I picked up six to try. I might grab a few more next time there’s a sale/good event. Here’s a look at how well the formula has done! 🙂

The Round-up

01

Estee Lauder Rebel Rose

PPermanent. $34.00/0.25 oz.

Estee Lauder Rebel Rose Pure Color Envy Sculpting Blush ($34.00 for 0.25 oz.) is a soft, medium rosy plum with subtle, warm undertones and a satin finish. Read full review.

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02. Estee Lauder Sensuous Rose

Estee Lauder Sensuous Rose Pure Color Envy Sculpting Blush ($34.00 for 0.25 oz.) is a light-medium, peachy-brown with warm undertones and a satin finish. Read full review.

B+

03. Estee Lauder Wild Sunset

Estee Lauder Wild Sunset Pure Color Envy Sculpting Blush ($34.00 for 0.25 oz.) is a vibrant, medium-dark pink-coral with warm undertones and a gold, frosted shimmer-sheen finish. Read full review.

B+

04. Estee Lauder Alluring Rose

Estee Lauder Alluring Rose Pure Color Envy Sculpting Blush ($34.00 for 0.25 oz.) is a muted, medium-dark pinky mauve with neutral-to-warm undertones and a satin finish. Read full review.

B+

05. Estee Lauder Mauve Mystique

Estee Lauder Mauve Mystique Pure Color Envy Sculpting Blush ($34.00 for 0.25 oz.) is a medium, pinky-plum with subtle, warm undertones and white sparkle. Read full review.

B+

06. Estee Lauder Audacious Plum

Estee Lauder Audacious Plum Pure Color Envy Sculpting Blush ($34.00 for 0.25 oz.) is a subdued, medium lavender with subtle, warm undertones and a satin finish. Read full review.

B

Glossover Breakdown

88%

Average Score
A
1
B
5
C
0
D
0
F
0
Glossover Averages
product
8.5
pigmentation
10
texture
8.5
longevity
8
application
5
Total
88%
product
8.5
pigmentation
10
texture
8.5
longevity
8
application
5
Total
88%

Reader Reviews

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5.0
5 Stars
2
4 Stars
3 Stars
2 Stars
1 Stars

Based on 0 Reviews, 2 Quick Reviews

The Good: Long-wearing (2), Great Value (2), Easy To Apply (2), Blendable (2), Smooth (2), Creamy (1), Buttery (1)

The In-Between: Natural (2), Highly Pigmented (2)

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The Good: Long-wearing (2), Great Value (2), Easy To Apply (2), Blendable (2), Smooth (2), Creamy (1), Buttery (1)

The In-Between: Natural (2), Highly Pigmented (2)

Estee Lauder Mauve Mystique Pure Color Envy Sculpting Blush

Estee Lauder Mauve Mystique Pure Color Envy Sculpting Blush
Estee Lauder Mauve Mystique Pure Color Envy Sculpting Blush

Estee Lauder Mauve Mystique Pure Color Envy Sculpting Blush ($34.00 for 0.25 oz.) is a medium, pinky-plum with subtle, warm undertones and white sparkle. Black Opal Orchid (P, $8.95) is lighter, warmer (90% similar). Makeup Revolution All I Think About is You (P, $5.00) is more shimmery, lighter (90% similar). Estee Lauder Rebel Rose (P, $34.00) is less shimmery, darker, cooler (90% similar). Colour Pop Birthday Suit (P, $8.00) is lighter (85% similar). Smashbox Plum (LE) is more shimmery, darker, warmer (85% similar). Clinique Black Honey Pop (P, $21.00) is warmer (85% similar). MAC Please Yourself (LE, $27.00) is more shimmery, lighter, cooler (85% similar). Laura Geller Roseberry (P, $28.00) is warmer (85% similar). NARS Ferocious (LE, $30.00) is more shimmery, darker (80% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

The formula is supposed to have an “ultra-silky” texture that gives a “healthy-looking glow” and a “rush of fresh, radiant color.” The press release is more specific and says it’s supposed to have “buildable dewy color that lasts all day.” According to the brand, the blush formula is a reformulation, but I don’t have any shades in the previous formula to compare to (and it’s been awhile since I last tried one, so all I can say is that they feel, in general, a little smoother). The texture was smooth, thin, but blendable, though there were bits of looser sparkle–most of it didn’t translate on the skin, but the ones that do are visible on the skin. I wish they had gone for a finer shimmer, as it would look better on the skin (and it would also differentiate this from other plums in the range). It had semi-sheer to semi-opaque, buildable coverage that lasted for seven and a half hours on me.

Estee Lauder Pure Color Envy Sculpting Blush (2016) Mauve Mystique

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Estee Lauder Wild Sunset Pure Color Envy Sculpting Blush

Estee Lauder Wild Sunset Pure Color Envy Sculpting Blush
Estee Lauder Wild Sunset Pure Color Envy Sculpting Blush

Estee Lauder Wild Sunset Pure Color Envy Sculpting Blush ($34.00 for 0.25 oz.) is a vibrant, medium-dark pink-coral with warm undertones and a gold, frosted shimmer-sheen finish. Becca Snapdragon (P, $34.00) is less shimmery, darker (95% similar). Zoeva CR030 (P) is less shimmery, darker (90% similar). Tom Ford Beauty Love Lust (P, $55.00) is more shimmery, more muted, warmer (90% similar). By Terry Tan & Flash Cruise #2 (LE) is lighter, brighter (90% similar). MAC Sweet Vision (LE, $28.00) is more shimmery, cooler (90% similar). By Terry Light & Tan Vibes #2 (LE) is lighter, cooler (90% similar). Clinique Peach Pop (02) (P, $21.00) is less shimmery, darker (90% similar). NARS Panic (Right) (P) is less shimmery, darker (85% similar). Clinique Ginger Pop (01) (P, $21.00) is less shimmery, darker (85% similar). MAC Fleeting Romance (P, $23.50) is less shimmery, darker (85% similar). Stila Peach Shimmer (LE) is more shimmery, lighter, brighter (85% similar). NARS Soulshine (Together) (LE, $30.00) is less shimmery, darker (85% similar). Laura Geller Tropic Hues (P, $28.00) is cooler (80% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

The formula is supposed to have an “ultra-silky” texture that gives a “healthy-looking glow” and a “rush of fresh, radiant color.” The press release is more specific and says it’s supposed to have “buildable dewy color that lasts all day.” According to the brand, the blush formula is a reformulation, but I don’t have any shades in the previous formula to compare to (and it’s been awhile since I last tried one, so all I can say is that they feel, in general, a little smoother). It had semi-sheer to semi-opaque, buildable coverage with a lightly dusty texture that ended up being surprisingly blendable in practice. The blush looked glowy on the skin rather than dry or powdery, which was also a pleasant surprise. The color started to fade after eight hours of wear on me.

Estee Lauder Pure Color Envy Sculpting Blush (2016) Wild Sunset

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Estee Lauder Audacious Plum Pure Color Envy Sculpting Blush

Estee Lauder Audacious Plum Pure Color Envy Sculpting Blush
Estee Lauder Audacious Plum Pure Color Envy Sculpting Blush

Estee Lauder Audacious Plum Pure Color Envy Sculpting Blush ($34.00 for 0.25 oz.) is a subdued, medium lavender with subtle, warm undertones and a satin finish. Too Faced Skyline (LE) is warmer (95% similar). Makeup Geek Love Letter (P, $10.00) is less shimmery, darker (90% similar). Urban Decay X-Rated (P, $26.00) is less shimmery, lighter, brighter (90% similar). Bite Beauty Gelato (P, $24.00) is warmer (90% similar). Benefit Hervana (P, $28.00) is darker, warmer (90% similar). NARS Robotic (LE, $30.00) is lighter, brighter (90% similar). Clinique Pansy Pop (P, $21.00) is darker, brighter (90% similar). Dior Rose (001) (LE, $56.00) is lighter (90% similar). Colour Pop Olive (LE, $8.00) is lighter, brighter (90% similar). Givenchy It-Girl Purple (P, $44.00) is less shimmery, lighter, brighter (85% similar). MAC I'm a Lover (P, $23.50) is lighter (85% similar). Zoeva Gentle Touch (P, $11.80) is lighter (85% similar). Tarte Dollface (P, $28.00) is lighter, warmer (85% similar). Urban Decay Obsessed (P, $26.00) is lighter, brighter (85% similar). Too Faced Justify My Love (P, $26.00) is lighter, brighter (85% similar). MAC Well Dressed (P, $22.00) is more shimmery, lighter, brighter (80% similar). Colour Pop Thumper (P, $8.00) is lighter, brighter, cooler (80% similar). theBalm Down Boy (P, $21.00) is lighter, brighter (80% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

The formula is supposed to have an “ultra-silky” texture that gives a “healthy-looking glow” and a “rush of fresh, radiant color.” The press release is more specific and says it’s supposed to have “buildable dewy color that lasts all day.” According to the brand, the blush formula is a reformulation, but I don’t have any shades in the previous formula to compare to (and it’s been awhile since I last tried one, so all I can say is that they feel, in general, a little smoother). The texture was smooth but thin, and it was harder to build-up coverage to more than medium, even after a few layers. I didn’t have any trouble blending out the edges or evening out the color, but this is a shade that is best suited for someone who prefers sheer coverage out of their blushes. The color lasted for seven hours on me.

Estee Lauder Pure Color Envy Sculpting Blush (2016) Audacious Plum

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Estee Lauder Rebel Rose Pure Color Envy Sculpting Blush

Estee Lauder Rebel Rose Pure Color Envy Sculpting Blush
Estee Lauder Rebel Rose Pure Color Envy Sculpting Blush

Estee Lauder Rebel Rose Pure Color Envy Sculpting Blush ($34.00 for 0.25 oz.) is a soft, medium rosy plum with subtle, warm undertones and a satin finish. Tarte Does This Thing Really Work? (LE, $28.00) is cooler (95% similar). KIKO 112 Light Plum (P, $12.00) is lighter, cooler (90% similar). Viseart Plum #2 (P) is less shimmery (90% similar). Estee Lauder Mauve Mystique (P, $34.00) is more shimmery, lighter, warmer (90% similar). Tarte Empowering (LE, $28.00) is less shimmery, lighter, warmer (90% similar). theBalm Cabana Boy (P, $21.00) is darker, cooler (90% similar). Estee Lauder Alluring Rose (P, $34.00) is warmer (85% similar). Too Faced Your Love is King (P, $26.00) is less shimmery, darker, brighter (85% similar). Smashbox Plum (LE) is darker, warmer (85% similar). Urban Decay TMI (P, $26.00) is less shimmery, darker, cooler (85% similar). Urban Decay Fetish (P, $26.00) is less shimmery, lighter, warmer (85% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

The formula is supposed to have an “ultra-silky” texture that gives a “healthy-looking glow” and a “rush of fresh, radiant color.” The press release is more specific and says it’s supposed to have “buildable dewy color that lasts all day.” According to the brand, the blush formula is a reformulation, but I don’t have any shades in the previous formula to compare to (and it’s been awhile since I last tried one, so all I can say is that they feel, in general, a little smoother). It had semi-sheer to mostly opaque, buildable coverage that was easy to work with and blend out. The texture was smooth, neither too firm nor too soft, and it sat well on the skin as it became slightly dewy as it buffed and worked into the skin. The color started to fade after eight hours of wear.

Estee Lauder Pure Color Envy Sculpting Blush (2016) Rebel Rose
Rebel Rose

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