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Burberry Peach & Regiment Red Liquid Lip Velvets

01/06

Burberry Peach (25) Liquid Lip Velvet

Burberry Peach (25) Liquid Lip Velvet

Burberry Peach (25) Liquid Lip Velvet

Burberry Peach (25) Liquid Lip Velvet

Burberry Peach (25) Liquid Lip Velvet

Burberry Peach (25) Liquid Lip Velvet

Peach (25)

Burberry Peach (25) Liquid Lip Velvet ($34.00 for 0.20 fl. oz.) is light-medium pink-coral with warm undertones and a creamy finish. It had rich color payoff, but it did not apply quite as evenly as the majority of the shades in the formula did. There was also more color that gathered in my lip lines, even from the initial application, that only worsened over time. The texture was creamy with moderate slip but still a more mousse-like consistency overall. The color lasted for five hours on me and was non-drying and comfortable on the lips.

The Liquid Lip Velvet formula is described as having “rich pigment, smooth application” and a “velvet finish that lasts up to eight hours” that is “non-drying.” Overall, the formula is fantastic for those who want the fluidity of a liquid product without the drying aspect of more traditional liquid lipsticks while not sacrificing wear time. The formula does not dry down completely, so there will be transfer, but the product is so pigmented that the color lasts awhile. I’ve found the colors to wear between six and eight hours and easily survive a solid meal. The liquid lipstick has a smooth, velvety consistency that is almost weightless (I forget I’m wearing it) that was never drying and always comfortable to wear. A pleasant surprise was that the formula was unscented (with no discernible taste either), which is not the norm with Burberry’s products.

Burberry Liquid Lip Velvet Peach (25)
8.5
Product
9.5
Pigmentation
8
Texture
6.5
Longevity
4.5
Application
82%
Total

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Makeup Geek Cougar, Wild Child, Rocker Chick Plush Lip Mattes

01/06

Makeup Geek Cougar Plush Lip Matte

Makeup Geek Cougar Plush Lip Matte

Makeup Geek Cougar Plush Lip Matte

Makeup Geek Cougar Plush Lip Matte

Makeup Geek Cougar Plush Lip Matte

Makeup Geek Cougar Plush Lip Matte

Cougar

Makeup Geek Cougar Plush Lip Matte ($12.00 for 0.06 fl. oz.) is bright, medium-dark plum with cooler undertones an a matte finish. It had semi-opaque color payoff with a velvety, smooth texture that spread well across the lips. The color did not gather in my lip lines and looked fairly flattering (at least, compared to most shades in the range). On me, the lipstick wore well for five hours, left a stain behind, and was moderately drying.

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 Cougar
Cougar
Cougar
7.5
Product
8.5
Pigmentation
8.5
Texture
9.5
Longevity
5
Application
87%
Total

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MAC Moons of Jupiter Full Face Kit

01/06

MAC Moons of Jupiter Full Face Kit

MAC Moons of Jupiter Full Face Kit

MAC Moons of Jupiter Full Face Kit

MAC Moons of Jupiter Full Face Kit

MAC Moons of Jupiter Full Face Kit

MAC Moons of Jupiter Full Face Kit

Moons of Jupiter

MAC Moons of Jupiter Full Face Kit ($40.00 for 0.33 oz.) includes two Cream Colour Bases and one Sculpting Powder. The Cream Colour Base formula is supposed to have sheer, buildable coverage with a dewy finish that lasts for “eight hours on face and body” and has “lasting wear for hours on eyes. I tend to prefer Cream Colour Bases on cheeks for better wear and application, but for use on eyes, they’re best used as an all-over wash of color or on the brow bone to add shine. Both of the Cream Colour Bases in the palette were easy to blend out and had a dewy finish with buildable coverage, but the Sculpting Powder was incredibly difficult to blend out.

MAC Full Face Kit Moons of Jupiter
7.5
Product
10
Pigmentation
7.5
Texture
7.5
Longevity
4
Application
81%
Total

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B+

Ganymede

Limited Edition
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B+

Callisto

Limited Edition
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C-

Galaxite

Limited Edition
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Round-up: MAC Retro Matte Liquid Lip Colour (Spring 2017)

MAC Retro Matte Liquid Lipcolours (Spring 2017)
MAC Retro Matte Liquid Lipcolours (Spring 2017)

Time for a recap! Here’s a look at how well the new spring shades of MAC Retro Matte Liquid Lipcolour ($21.00 for 0.17 fl. oz.) reviewed! Did you pick up any or are any of the new shades on your list?

01

MAC Uniformly Fabulous

PPermanent. $21.00/0.17 oz.

MAC Uniformly Fabulous Retro Matte Liquid Lipcolour ($21.00 for 0.17 fl. oz.) is a blackened purple with warmer undertones and a matte finish. Read full review.

Wishlist
Vanity
8.5
Product
9.5
Pigmentation
9
Texture
10
Longevity
5
Application
93%
Total

02. MAC Topped with Brandy

MAC Topped with Brandy Retro Matte Liquid Lipcolour ($21.00 for 0.17 fl. oz.) is a deep, rosy mauve with a matte finish. Read full review.

A-

03. MAC Oh Lady

A-

03. MAC Oh Lady

MAC Oh Lady Retro Matte Liquid Lipstick ($20.00 for 0.17 fl. oz.) is described as a "deep wine." It's a muted, medium-dark berry with cool undertones and a matte finish. Read full review.

A-

04. MAC Esspresso

B+

04. MAC Esspresso

MAC Esspresso Retro Matte Liquid Lipcolour ($21.00 for 0.17 fl. oz.) is a dark brown with cool undertones and a matte finish. Read full review.

B+

05. MAC So Me

B+

05. MAC So Me

MAC So Me Retro Matte Liquid Lipcolour ($21.00 for 0.17 fl. oz.) is a muted, dark mauve with hints of warmer, rose paired with a flat, matte finish. Read full review.

B+

06. MAC Chocotease

MAC Chocotease Retro Matte Liquid Lipcolour ($21.00 for 0.17 fl. oz.) is a deep brown with warm, reddish undertones and a matte finish. Read full review.

B+

07. MAC Carnivorous

MAC Carnivorous Retro Matte Liquid Lipcolour ($21.00 for 0.17 fl. oz.) is a deep red with subtle, cool undertones paired with a mostly matte finish. Read full review.

B+

08. MAC Dash O' Spice

MAC Dash O' Spice Retro Matte Liquid Lipcolour ($21.00 for 0.17 fl. oz.) is a muted, light-medium brown with strong, yellow undertones that look almost green-tinged at times. Read full review.

B+

09. MAC Burnt Spice

MAC Burnt Spice Retro Matte Liquid Lipcolour ($21.00 for 0.17 fl. oz.) is a muted, dusty coral-rose with warm undertones and a matte finish. Read full review.

B+

10. MAC Flesh Stone

MAC Flesh Stone Retro Matte Liquid Lipcolour ($21.00 for 0.17 fl. oz.) is a muted, medium taupe brown with neutral-to-warm undertones and a matte finish. Read full review.

B+

12. MAC Simply Smoked

MAC Simply Smoked Retro Matte Liquid Lipcolour ($21.00 for 0.17 fl. oz.) is a muted, medium-dark taupe brown with neutral-to-cool undertones and a matte finish. Read full review.

B

13. MAC Young Attitude

MAC Young Attitude Retro Matte Liquid Lipcolour ($21.00 for 0.17 fl. oz.) is a deep, bluish teal with cool undertones and a mostly matte finish. Read full review.

C+

14. MAC Lady Be Good

MAC Lady Be Good Retro Matte Liquid Lipstick ($20.00 for 0.17 fl. oz.) is described as a "warm mid-tone nude." Read full review.

C+

Glossover Breakdown

87%

Average Score
A
3
B
9
C
2
D
0
F
0
Glossover Averages
product
8
pigmentation
9.5
texture
8
longevity
8.5
application
4.5
Total
86%
product
8
pigmentation
9.5
texture
8
longevity
8.5
application
4.5
Total
86%

Urban Decay Disturbed, Rapture, ZZ Vice Liquid Lipsticks

01/07

Urban Decay Disturbed Vice Liquid Lipstick

Urban Decay Disturbed Vice Liquid Lipstick

Urban Decay Disturbed Vice Liquid Lipstick

Urban Decay Disturbed Vice Liquid Lipstick

Urban Decay Disturbed Vice Liquid Lipstick

Urban Decay Disturbed Vice Liquid Lipstick

Urban Decay Disturbed Vice Liquid Lipstick

Disturbed

Urban Decay Disturbed Vice Liquid Lipstick ($18.00 for 0.17 fl. oz.) is a deep, burgundy with subtle, warm undertones and a mostly matte finish. It had medium coverage, which was somewhat buildable, that applied decently but could have went on more evenly. The formula was thinner, a little watery, so it was harder to control-especially around the edges–and it didn’t self-level as it dried down, so any streaking became magnified as it dried down. It took about two to three minutes to dry down, and it remained lightly tacky for an hour (though it stopped lifting color after three minutes). It lasted for six hours and was non-drying.

The Vice Liquid Lipstick formula is supposed to be “intensely pigmented” with “complete coverage in one coat” and “nondrying wear” that is “comfortable” and “waterproof.” The majority of the Metallized shades are not even close to one-coat coverage–maybe three or four or coats!–and did not layer evenly, plus they had a tendency to lose sparkle/glitter through wear. Whenever a shade wasn’t opaque in one coat, it often looked streaky or uneven. There were some shades that had fantastic, one-coat coverage, while others featured more medium, buildable coverage but several applied uneven, patchy, and didn’t level or improve after drying down even with a second layer.

The consistency of the formula was smooth, lightweight, and comfortable to apply, but the dry down was lengthy and some shades never fully felt dry (instead, lightly tacky). There was a learning curve to applying and wearing these, too, as they were unforgiving if you accidentally press your lips together before the formula has dried down–the formula is quite tacky as it dries down and pressed lips together results in color lifting away. The wear varied from shade to shade (and between finishes) from four to eight hours, and so far, most were true to the nondrying claim, at least. I didn’t notice any scent or taste with them. They were difficult to remove compared to most products; I had the best luck saturating a cotton pad with eye or lip makeup remover (Neutrogena, Lancome, Shiseido, etc.), yet curiously were not that long-wearing on me (relative to liquid lipsticks)–they seemed to develop a little tackiness with any meal or drink (even just water) and degraded from there. Overall, the formula was extremely disappointing after the successful Vice lipstick launch last year.

Urban Decay Vice Liquid Lipstick Disturbed
Disturbed
Disturbed
6
Product
7
Pigmentation
7
Texture
8.5
Longevity
3.5
Application
71%
Total

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B-

Rapture

Permanent
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C+

ZZ

Permanent
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