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Estee Lauder Decisive Poppy & Volatile Pure Matte Sculpting Lipsticks

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

Estee Lauder Decisive Poppy Pure Matte Sculpting Lipstick ($30.00 for 0.12 oz.) is a slightly muted, medium-dark red with neutral-to-cool udnertones and a semi-matte finish. It had mostly opaque pigmentation that covered evenly and applied smoothly without tugging on the lips. The color lasted for eight hours and was neither drying nor hydrating on me. MAC Reddy to Go (P, $20.00) is cooler, darker (100% similar). Tom Ford Beauty Ruby Rush (07) (P, $50.00) is cooler (95% similar). Chanel Rouge Charnel (56) (P, $37.00) is cooler, darker (95% similar). NARS Deadly Catch (LE, $26.00) is brighter (95% similar). Colour Pop Jingle (LE, $5.00) is glossier, lighter (95% similar). Tarte Bae (P, $20.00) is cooler (95% similar). Tom Ford Beauty Dylan (P, $35.00) is darker (95% similar). MAC Stunner (LE, $17.00) is cooler, lighter (95% similar). MAC High Heels (LE, $21.00) is less glossy (95% similar). MAC Charlotte (LE, $17.00) is cooler, darker (90% similar). MAC Mind Control (LE, $17.00) is glossier, cooler, darker (90% similar). Bite Beauty Gazpacho (P, $26.00) is glossier, lighter (90% similar). MAC Just Add Romance (P, $20.00) is lighter (90% similar). Colour Pop Silhouette (DC, $6.00) is lighter (90% similar). Besame Besame Red 1920 (P, $22.00) is lighter (90% similar). Clinique Cherry Pop (P, $18.00) is cooler (90% similar). Bite Beauty Coulis (LE, $24.00) is glossier (90% similar). MAC Opera (LE, $17.00) is lighter (90% similar). MAC Feels So Grand (P, $21.00) is less glossy (90% similar). Charlotte Tilbury Red Carpet Red (P, $32.00) is cooler (90% similar). Top 20 dupes listed, see the rest. See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Estee Lauder Volatile Pure Matte Sculpting Lipstick ($30.00 for 0.12 oz.) is a brighty, medium orange-red with a semi-matte finish. It was intensely pigmented with a really creamy, more medium-weight (a bit thicker than others in the range) consistency. The creaminess made it a cinch to apply, as it delivered really even coverage in one stroke. It wore for seven hours, and it was neither drying nor hydrating over time. MAC Scarlet Ibis (LE, $17.00) is darker (95% similar). Bite Beauty Persimmon (P, $26.00) is glossier, lighter (95% similar). MAC Lady Danger (P, $17.00) is darker (95% similar). Make Up For Ever C403 (P, $22.00) is lighter (95% similar). Tarte Cray Cray (P, $20.00) is lighter (95% similar). MAC Tomango (LE, $17.00) is brighter (95% similar). MAC Lover's Lane (P, $20.00) is lighter (95% similar). Tom Ford Beauty Cristiano (P, $35.00) is more muted, darker (95% similar). Tarte Mai Tai (P, $22.00) is lighter (95% similar). Maybelline Craving Coral (P, $7.99) is more muted, darker (95% similar). Bobbi Brown Lady Ruba (P, $26.00) is darker (95% similar). Kat Von D Countess (P, $21.00) is darker (95% similar). Tom Ford Beauty Flame (06) (P, $50.00) is darker (95% similar). MAC Dangerous (P, $17.00) is darker (90% similar). Makeup Geek Free Spirit (P, $12.00) is glossier, more muted (90% similar). Inglot #103 Lipstick Cream (P, $12.00) is glossier, brighter (90% similar). Maybelline Orange Danger (P, $7.49) is darker (90% similar). Colour Pop First Class (DC, $6.00) is glossier (95% similar). Estee Lauder Chilean Sunset (LE, $45.00) is more muted, darker (90% similar). Bite Beauty Cayenne (P, $26.00) is glossier (95% similar). Top 20 dupes listed, see the rest. See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

FORMULA SUMMARY | 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.” 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, so keep that in mind on whether it aligns with your preference for mattes. They feel slightly hydrating to not drying for the most part. They reminded me of formulas like MAC’s newer Mattes, Urban Decay Matte Revolution, and NARS Audacious.

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

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Estee Lauder Covetous Nude, Furious, Neon Azalea, Pure Matte Sculpting Lipsticks

Estee Lauder Covetous Nude Pure Matte Sculpting Lipstick
Estee Lauder Covetous Nude Pure Matte Sculpting Lipstick

Estee Lauder Covetous Nude Pure Matte Sculpting Lipstick ($30.00 for 0.12 oz.) is a muted, light-medium peachy brown with warm undertones and a satin finish. It had full color coverage with a light-medium weight consistency that felt creamy applied, so it didn’t tug at the lips. The color seemed to “crack” as the color pulled away, possibly due to the slightly thicker, creamier texture. It wore for four hours on me, but the color settled into lip lines considerably. At least it wasn’t drying! Marc Jacobs Beauty No Angel (242) (P, $30.00) is darker (95% similar). Bobbi Brown Almost Bare (P, $35.00) is glossier, darker (95% similar). Bite Beauty Honeycomb (P, $26.00) is cooler, lighter (90% similar). NARS Biscayne Park (P, $25.00) is lighter (90% similar). MAC Pillow Talk (LE, $17.00) is glossier (90% similar). Urban Decay Insanity (P, $17.00) is glossier, brighter, lighter (90% similar). Urban Decay Stark Naked (DC, $22.00) is lighter (90% similar). MAC Lady Be Good (P, $21.00) is less glossy, lighter (90% similar). Too Faced Chocolate Milkshake (P, $21.00) is glossier, lighter (90% similar). Colour Pop Magic Wand (P, $6.00) is glossier, lighter (90% similar). Urban Decay Stark Naked (P, $17.00) is lighter (90% similar). Colour Pop Aquarius (P, $5.00) is glossier, lighter (85% similar). NARS Sarah (LE, $32.00) is cooler, darker (85% similar). Colour Pop She Bad (P, $5.00) is lighter (85% similar). Bite Beauty Crème Caramel (P, $24.00) is cooler, lighter (85% similar). NARS Isola Bella (P, $25.00) is brighter, lighter (85% similar). Bite Beauty Blondie (P, $24.00) is cooler, lighter (80% similar). Marc Jacobs Beauty Fawn Over Me (P, $28.00) is lighter (80% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Estee Lauder Furious Pure Matte Sculpting Lipstick ($30.00 for 0.12 oz.) is a brightened, medium coral-orange with warm undertones and a mostly matte finish. It had rich, oppaque pigmentation that covered the lips evenly and looked smooth applied. The consistency wasn’t too thick or too thin, and it didn’t feel clingy, despite being one of the more matte shades in the range. It lasted for six hours on me, and it was just a smidgen hydrating all in all. MAC Rich & Restless (P, $21.00) is less glossy, lighter (90% similar). Bite Beauty Peche (P, $24.00) is more muted, darker (90% similar). Hourglass Muse (P, $28.00) is less glossy, cooler, darker (85% similar). Urban Decay Tilt (DC, $22.00) is cooler, darker (85% similar). Bite Beauty Cin Cin (P, $24.00) is warmer, lighter (85% similar). Clinique Poppy Pop (P, $18.00) is darker (85% similar). MAC Toxic Tale (LE, $17.00) is cooler, darker (85% similar). Marc Jacobs Beauty Core Cora (234) (P, $30.00) is cooler, darker (85% similar). NARS Grace (P, $32.00) is cooler, darker (80% similar). Too Faced The New Black (P, $22.00) is more muted, lighter (80% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Estee Lauder Neon Azalea Pure Matte Sculpting Lipstick ($30.00 for 0.12 oz.) is a brightened, light-medium fuchsia pink with cool, blue undertones and a satin finish. It had mostly opaque pigmentation with a thinner texture that had a very velvety, smooth feel as it applied to the lips. I expected it to have a very matte finish as a result, but it still ended up to be more of a satin-like finish. It wore for six hours on me and left a stain behind, and the formula was neither drying nor hydrating. Tom Ford Beauty Electric Pink (15) (P, $50.00) is less glossy (95% similar). NARS Michiyo (P, $32.00) is more muted (95% similar). Urban Decay Crush (P, $17.00) is darker (95% similar). Urban Decay Anarchy (DC, $22.00) is darker (95% similar). Urban Decay Crush (DC, $22.00) is warmer, darker (90% similar). Ardency Inn Twist (P, $25.00) is darker (90% similar). Maybelline Fuchsia Flash (P, $7.49) is glossier (90% similar). Bite Beauty Kimchi (P, $26.00) is lighter (90% similar). Tom Ford Beauty Justin (P, $35.00) is brighter, lighter, more shimmery (90% similar). Maybelline Electric Fuchsia (LE, $7.49) is cooler (90% similar). Maybelline Orchid Ecstasy (730) (P, $7.49) is glossier (90% similar). NARS Yu (P, $25.00) is more muted, darker (90% similar). Tom Ford Beauty Pablo (DC, $35.00) is glossier, more shimmery (90% similar). Maybelline Faint for Fuchsia (P, $7.99) is lighter (90% similar). Melt Cosmetics Shady Lady (P, $19.00) is less glossy (90% similar). Too Faced Melted Fuchsia (P, $21.00) is glossier, brighter (90% similar). Tarte Hey Sailor (P, $22.00) is warmer, lighter (90% similar). Maybelline Hot Plum (P, $7.49) is more muted, darker (90% similar). Guerlain Fluo Stiletto (662) (LE, $37.00) is lighter (85% similar). Sephora + Pantone Universe Radiant Rush (LE, $18.00) is cooler, lighter (85% similar). Top 20 dupes listed, see the rest. See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

FORMULA SUMMARY | 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.” 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, so keep that in mind on whether it aligns with your preference for mattes. They feel slightly hydrating to not drying for the most part. They reminded me of formulas like MAC’s newer Mattes, Urban Decay Matte Revolution, and NARS Audacious.

Estee Lauder Pure Color Matte Sculpting Lipstick Covetous Nude
Estee Lauder Pure Color Matte Sculpting Lipstick Furious
Furious
Estee Lauder Pure Color Matte Sculpting Lipstick Neon Azalea
Neon Azalea

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Estee Lauder Commanding, Desirous, Extrovert Pure Matte Sculpting Lipsticks

Estee Lauder Commanding Pure Matte Sculpting Lipstick
Estee Lauder Commanding Pure Matte Sculpting Lipstick

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). Kat Von D Motorhead (P, $21.00) is less glossy, cooler (90% similar). Marc Jacobs Beauty Blow (210) (P, $30.00) is warmer, lighter (90% similar). Tom Ford Beauty Black Dahlia (10) (LE, $50.00) is cooler (95% similar). Bite Beauty Black Cherry (LE, $24.00) is glossier (90% similar). MAC Lingering Kiss (LE, $17.00) is more muted, darker (90% similar). MAC Talk That Talk (LE, $17.00) is less glossy, cooler, lighter (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 glossier, cooler, lighter (80% similar). Maybelline Divine Wine (P, $7.99) is lighter (80% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Estee Lauder Desirous Pure Matte Sculpting Lipstick ($30.00 for 0.12 oz.) is a muted, dark burgundy with warm, brown tones and a satin finish. It had semi-opaque color payoff with a lightly creamy consistency–less slip than Commanding but more than some of the other shades. It lasted for four hours on me and was lightly hydrating. Maybelline Burgundy Blush (P, $7.99) is cooler (90% similar). Maybelline Smoking Red (P, $7.49) is cooler, darker (90% similar). Marc Jacobs Beauty Bad Behavior (LE, $30.00) is cooler (90% similar). Tarte Manbun (P, $20.00) is cooler (90% similar). Urban Decay Hex (P, $17.00) is cooler, lighter (90% similar). NARS Bette (P, $32.00) is glossier, cooler (90% similar). NARS Mona (P, $32.00) is glossier, lighter (90% similar). Colour Pop Lax (P, $6.00) is less glossy, darker (85% similar). Tarte Frenemy (P, $20.00) is cooler, darker (85% similar). MAC Bowl Me Over (LE, $17.00) is cooler, lighter (90% similar). Marc Jacobs Beauty Miss Scarlet (208) (P, $30.00) is cooler, lighter (85% similar). Marc Jacobs Beauty Editrix (250) (P, $30.00) is darker (85% similar). Colour Pop Prim (P, $6.00) is cooler, darker (85% similar). Bite Beauty Liquorice (P, $26.00) is glossier, cooler, darker (85% similar). Colour Pop Chateau (P, $5.00) is cooler, darker (85% similar). Maybelline Divine Wine (P, $7.99) is lighter (85% similar). Chanel Rouge Noir (109) (LE, $37.00) is cooler, lighter (90% similar). NARS Charlotte (P, $32.00) is cooler, lighter (80% similar). Too Faced Chocolate Cherries (P, $21.00) is glossier, cooler, darker (80% similar). Maybelline Chocoholic (P, $7.49) is darker (80% similar). Top 20 dupes listed, see the rest. See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Estee Lauder Extrovert Pure Matte Sculpting Lipstick ($30.00 for 0.12 oz.) is a muted, purpled-berry with neutral-to-cool undertones with a natural sheen. It had semi-opaque pigmentation with moderate slip and a thinner consistency, so it did slide around a bit and looked uneven initially as well as when I just wore it–a very high-maintenance color to wear. It wore well for four and a half hours on me and was lightly hydrating. Colour Pop Hutch (LE, $6.00) is brighter, darker (90% similar). MAC Fervent (LE, $17.00) is lighter (90% similar). MAC Instigator (P, $17.00) is warmer, darker (90% similar). Maybelline Blackest Berry (P, $7.49) is cooler, darker (90% similar). NARS Train Bleu (P, $25.00) is darker (95% similar). NYX Betrayal (P, $6.00) is glossier, cooler, brighter (90% similar). MAC Power My Spirit (LE, $19.00) is warmer, darker (90% similar). Smashbox Vinyl (P, $21.00) is more shimmery (90% similar). MAC Smoked Purple (P, $17.00) is darker (95% similar). MAC Which Witch (LE, $17.00) is darker, more shimmery (85% similar). Marc Jacobs Beauty Scandal (226) (P, $30.00) is warmer, lighter (85% similar). Bite Beauty Berry Rouge (LE, $26.00) is darker (90% similar). Colour Pop Leather (P, $5.00) is brighter, lighter (90% similar). MAC Yung Rapunxel (LE, $17.00) is lighter (85% similar). MAC Firm Form (LE, $17.00) is warmer, darker (85% similar). Tom Ford Beauty Liam (DC, $35.00) is brighter, lighter (80% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

FORMULA SUMMARY | 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.” 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, so keep that in mind on whether it aligns with your preference for mattes. They feel slightly hydrating to not drying for the most part. They reminded me of formulas like MAC’s newer Mattes, Urban Decay Matte Revolution, and NARS Audacious.

Estee Lauder Pure Color Matte Sculpting Lipstick Commanding
Commanding
Estee Lauder Pure Color Matte Sculpting Lipstick Desirous
Desirous
Estee Lauder Pure Color Matte Sculpting Lipstick Extrovert
Extrovert

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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 Shameless Violet Pure Color Matte Sculpting Lipstick
Estee lauder Shameless Violet Pure Color Matte Sculpting Lipstick

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.

Estee lauder Shameless Violet Pure Color Matte Sculpting Lipstick ($30.00 for 0.12 oz.) is a brightened, medium-dark purple with subtle, warmer pink tones and a satin sheen. It had mostly opaque coverage that applied without dragging, but it could have applied a little more evenly. The color lasted for seven hours on me and was a little hydrating in the beginning but never drying. Kat Von D Ayesha (P, $20.00) is lighter, more muted, less glossy. MAC Matte Royal (P, $16.00) is darker, cooler. Melt Cosmetics By Starlight (P, $19.00) is lighter. Obsessive Compulsive Cosmetics Rollergirl (P, $18.00) is lighter, brighter. MAC Punk Couture (LE, $16.00) is darker, warmer. Illamasqua ESP (P, $24.00) is more shimmery. See comparison swatches / compare dupes side-by-side.

Estee lauder Stronger Pure Color Matte Sculpting Lipstick ($30.00 for 0.12 oz.) is a slightly muted, medium-dark fuchsia-magenta with warmer undertones and a semi-matte finish. The texture of this shade was firmer and thinner compared to the other two shades, though it didn’t tug at the lips, but the resulting finish was also the closest to true matte. It had mostly opaque covoerage that applied evenly and smoothly, and it wore well for seven hours on me. It was neither drying nor hydrating. MAC Quick Sizzle (LE, $16.00) is lighter, cooler. Le Metier de Beaute Paris (P, $32.00) is lighter. Kat Von D L.U.V. (P, $20.00) is cooler, less glossy. NARS Silvia (P, $32.00) is lighter, glossier. MAC Flat Out Fabulous (P, $16.00) is lighter, warmer. Urban Decay Bittersweet (P, $22.00) is lighter, cooler. Colour Pop Drive In (P, $6.00) is lighter, less glossy. See comparison swatches/ compare dupes side-by-side.

Estee lauder Unattainable Pure Color Matte Sculpting Lipstick ($30.00 for 0.12 oz.) is a reddish-plum with warm undertones and a satin finish. The consistency was lightly creamy and glided on easily without tugging on the lips. It had nearly opaque pigmentation that covered well. I noticed some color seemed to slip into lip lines, but it was hard to notice from a normal viewing distance. On me, the color stayed on for almost eight hours and was neither drying nor hydrating at the end. NARS Vera (P, $32.00) is glossier. Givenchy Rose Precieux (311) (LE, $36.00) is lighter, warmer. See comparison swatches / compare dupes side-by-side.

Estee Lauder Pure Color Matte Sculpting Lipstick Shameless Violet
Estee Lauder Pure Color Matte Sculpting Lipstick Stronger
Stronger
Estee Lauder Pure Color Matte Sculpting Lipstick Unattainable
Unattainable

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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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