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Makeup Geek Plain Jane, Bossy Lady, Beauty Queen Plush Lip Mattes

01/06

Makeup Geek Plain Jane Plush Lip Matte

Makeup Geek Plain Jane Plush Lip Matte

Makeup Geek Plain Jane Plush Lip Matte

Makeup Geek Plain Jane Plush Lip Matte

Makeup Geek Plain Jane Plush Lip Matte

Makeup Geek Plain Jane Plush Lip Matte

Plain Jane

Makeup Geek Plain Jane Plush Lip Matte ($12.00 for 0.06 fl. oz.) is medium-dark plum with warm undertones and a cream finish. It had rich, opaque pigmentation with a very creamy, velvet texture that spread easily across the skin, but the formula did not feel properly mixed as there was some graininess to it as well. The color sank noticeably into my lip lines after I applied it, unfortunately, and it worsened over time. This shade wore for five hours, left a pinkish stain behind, and my lips felt raw after wearing it.

The formula is supposed to be a “cross between a cream and a mousse” that is “highly pigmented” with a “soft matte” finish. The consistency has an incredibly velvety, creamy feel without being slippery or wet, so it felt very smooth going on the lips and lightweight. I liked the way it felt on the lips for an hour or so of wear, but after testing about half of the range, they did not wear down well with an uneven fade and significant color in lip lines. While traditional liquid lipstick can dry and look “cracked,” I noticed that despite feeling quite forgiving, the finish often was not as lip color settled into and separated away from lip lines. The formula wasn’t designed to dry down to a flat, matte finish, and it does not, so the transfer was similar to that of a traditional, satin-finished tube lipstick for me. On me, the liquid lipsticks have lasted between four and six hours on me. They seem mostly non-drying on but seemed more drying as I wore them, particularly if I wore two in a row, which would leave my lips feeling raw. Just a heads up, each tube contains a surprisingly small amount of product (0.06 fl. oz.) relative to a lot of popular liquid lipstick formulas (Kat Von D contains 0.22 fl. oz., Anastasia contains 0.11 fl. oz., Smashbox contains 0.13 fl. oz., Stila contains 0.10 fl. oz., MAC contains 0.17 fl. oz.).

Makeup Geek Plush Lip Matte Plain Jane
7.5
Product
10
Pigmentation
7
Texture
9
Longevity
4.5
Application
84%
Total

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Makeup Geek Tomboy, Smarty Pants, Chatterbox Plush Lip Mattes

01/06

Makeup Geek Tomboy Plush Lip Matte

Makeup Geek Tomboy Plush Lip Matte

Makeup Geek Tomboy Plush Lip Matte

Makeup Geek Tomboy Plush Lip Matte

Makeup Geek Tomboy Plush Lip Matte

Makeup Geek Tomboy Plush Lip Matte

Tomboy

Makeup Geek Tomboy Plush Lip Matte ($12.00 for 0.06 fl. oz.) is a muted, purpled plum with warmer undertones and a cream finish. The pigmentation was fantastic, and the lipstick had a smooth, creamy texture that applied beautifully to the lips. This was one of the few shades that actually looked flattering on as it did not appear “cracked” when I smiled. It spread easily across the lips, and while it felt comfortable on, the formula itself still seemed drying, as my lips felt raw after wearing it. This shade wore well for five hours and did leave a stain behind.

The formula is supposed to be a “cross between a cream and a mousse” that is “highly pigmented” with a “soft matte” finish. The consistency has an incredibly velvety, creamy feel without being slippery or wet, so it felt very smooth going on the lips and lightweight. I liked the way it felt on the lips for an hour or so of wear, but after testing about half of the range, they did not wear down well with an uneven fade and significant color in lip lines. While traditional liquid lipstick can dry and look “cracked,” I noticed that despite feeling quite forgiving, the finish often was not as lip color settled into and separated away from lip lines. The formula wasn’t designed to dry down to a flat, matte finish, and it does not, so the transfer was similar to that of a traditional, satin-finished tube lipstick for me. On me, the liquid lipsticks have lasted between four and six hours on me. They seem mostly non-drying on but seemed more drying as I wore them, particularly if I wore two in a row, which would leave my lips feeling raw. Just a heads up, each tube contains a surprisingly small amount of product (0.06 fl. oz.) relative to a lot of popular liquid lipstick formulas (Kat Von D contains 0.22 fl. oz., Anastasia contains 0.11 fl. oz., Smashbox contains 0.13 fl. oz., Stila contains 0.10 fl. oz., MAC contains 0.17 fl. oz.).

Makeup Geek Plush Lip Matte Tomboy
Tomboy
Tomboy
8
Product
10
Pigmentation
9
Texture
9.5
Longevity
5
Application
92%
Total

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Makeup Geek Daredevil, Party Girl, Bachelorette Plush Lip Mattes

01/06

Makeup Geek Daredevil Plush Lip Matte

Makeup Geek Daredevil Plush Lip Matte

Makeup Geek Daredevil Plush Lip Matte

Makeup Geek Daredevil Plush Lip Matte

Makeup Geek Daredevil Plush Lip Matte

Makeup Geek Daredevil Plush Lip Matte

Daredevil

Makeup Geek Daredevil Plush Lip Matte ($12.00 for 0.06 fl. oz.) is a bright, medium purple with subtle, warm undertones and a satin finish. It had semi-opaque pigmentatin one layer, but it would be buildable to opaque coverage with two layers (the consistency would get slippery, though). The texture felt very smooth, velvety, and spread across the lips with ease, but it did my lip lines no favors and appeared “cracked” around them. This shade lasted for four and a half hours, left a fuchsia stain behind, and did not feel drying while worn.

The formula is supposed to be a “cross between a cream and a mousse” that is “highly pigmented” with a “soft matte” finish. The consistency has an incredibly velvety, creamy feel without being slippery or wet, so it felt very smooth going on the lips and lightweight. I liked the way it felt on the lips for an hour or so of wear, but after testing about half of the range, they did not wear down well with an uneven fade and significant color in lip lines. While traditional liquid lipstick can dry and look “cracked,” I noticed that despite feeling quite forgiving, the finish often was not as lip color settled into and separated away from lip lines. The formula wasn’t designed to dry down to a flat, matte finish, and it does not, so the transfer was similar to that of a traditional, satin-finished tube lipstick for me. On me, the liquid lipsticks have lasted between four and six hours on me. They seem mostly non-drying on but seemed more drying as I wore them, particularly if I wore two in a row, which would leave my lips feeling raw. Just a heads up, each tube contains a surprisingly small amount of product (0.06 fl. oz.) relative to a lot of popular liquid lipstick formulas (Kat Von D contains 0.22 fl. oz., Anastasia contains 0.11 fl. oz., Smashbox contains 0.13 fl. oz., Stila contains 0.10 fl. oz., MAC contains 0.17 fl. oz.).

Makeup Geek Plush Lip Matte Daredevil
Daredevil
Daredevil
8
Product
9
Pigmentation
7
Texture
8
Longevity
4
Application
80%
Total

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Makeup Geek BFF, Troublemaker, Prankster Plush Lip Crèmes

01/08

Makeup Geek BFF Plush Lip Crème

Makeup Geek BFF Plush Lip Crème

Makeup Geek BFF Plush Lip Crème

Makeup Geek BFF Plush Lip Crème

Makeup Geek BFF Plush Lip Crème

Makeup Geek BFF Plush Lip Crème

Makeup Geek BFF Plush Lip Crème

Makeup Geek BFF Plush Lip Crème

BFF

Makeup Geek BFF Plush Lip Creme ($14.00 for 0.10 fl. oz.) is a light-medium pink with warm, yellow undertones and a natural finish. It had good color payoff, but the consistency had a little graininess to it that was noticeable when I pressed my lips together. It had good pigmentation–nearly opaque–that covered evenly but emphasized lip lines due to settling. This shade lasted for three hours on me, but the color pulled further into my lip lines while worn. The formula was neither drying nor hydrating, and it felt comfortable to wear.

The Plush Lip Creme formula is supposed to be “highly pigmented” with a hybrid, “cream and mousse” consistency. The consistency has a very velvety, smooth feel that wasn’t heavy nor did it feel thin or watered down. It seemed to be quite flattering and forgiving when it was initially applied, but there were some shades where the color pulled into my lip lines while worn, and they only lasted two to four hours on me. They were more comfortable to wear than liquid lipstick that dries down to a matte finish and were mostly non-drying. They did not have any noticeable scent or taste to me.

Makeup Geek Plush Lip Crème BFF
BFF
BFF
8
Product
9.5
Pigmentation
7.5
Texture
7
Longevity
5
Application
82%
Total

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Round-up: Makeup Geek Iconic Lipsticks

Makeup Geek Iconic Lipsticks
Makeup Geek Iconic Lipsticks

Here’s a look at the Makeup Geek Iconic Lipstick ($15.00 for 0.07 oz.) shades I’ve reviewed. There were some winners, but there were some misses. Overall, the glossier shades were easier to wear than the more matte shades. The creamier shades were more comfortable, easier to apply, and looked better on the lips than some of the mattes. I think that while they are a more pigmented lipstick, a lot of them were semi-opaque to mostly opaque. I liked that some of the shades were more unique, and there seemed to be a decent mix of warm, cool, light and dark, but it was heavier on the mauve/plum family.

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