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Sneak Peek: Everlasting Glimmer Veil Liquid Lipstick Swatches

01/02

Kat Von D Everlasting Glimmer Veil Liquid Lipstick  

Kat Von D Everlasting Glimmer Veil Liquid Lipstick  

Kat Von D Everlasting Glimmer Veil Liquid Lipstick ($22.00 for 0.18 fl. oz.) is a new liquid lipstick from the brand that launches officially on August 22nd (online) and August 25th (in-stores). The range released for one day last week, which was when I purchased the new shades. There are nine shades in total ranging from a peachy gold to a soft black. The formula is supposed to ahve “24-hour wear in a rich, glimmery, non-gritty formula” with a “liquid stain base.”

Everlasting Glimmer Veil Liquid Lipstick

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Anastasia Soft Pink, Cotton Candy, Plumeria Matte Lipsticks

01/07

Anastasia Soft Pink Matte Lipstick

Anastasia Soft Pink Matte Lipstick

Anastasia Soft Pink Matte Lipstick

Anastasia Soft Pink Matte Lipstick

Anastasia Soft Pink Matte Lipstick

Anastasia Soft Pink Matte Lipstick

Anastasia Soft Pink Matte Lipstick

Soft Pink

Anastasia Soft Pink Matte Lipstick ($18.00 for 0.12 oz.) is a medium pink with warm, yellow undertones and a matte finish. It had opaque color coverage in a single layer, and while the lipstick tugged on my lips as I applied it, the color went on evenly and smoothly. There was slight separation of the lipstick at my deeper lip lines, though, and the color migrated into them over time. On me, it lasted for five hours and was non-drying.

The formula is supposed to have “full-pigment” with a “smooth, ultra-matte finish.” Since the description was a little light, I also watched the brand’s video, where the formula is also supposed to be comfortable to apply and not settle in lip lines. The best aspects of the formula are how lightweight it felt on–almost like nothing on, so despite being more matte and denser, not heavy or clingy–and that most shades have been non-drying (so far).

There has been some transfer, and the finish is mostly matte but not “ultra-matte” (certainly not as flat or matte as their liquid lipsticks, as an example). Some shades have emphasized my lip lines from a texture standpoint or due to color settling into them, but it depended on the shade. The wear has ranged from four and a half hours to eight hours, and some of the richer shades can survive a moderate meal and definitely drinking coffee. I found the texture to be the drawback; the lipstick is incredibly firm and dense with little to creaminess, which resulted in an application that tugged and pulled on the lips. It was also the type of texture that caught on flakes, so regular exfoliation is key. There were a few shades that were creamier and thicker on the lips, which were more comfortable to apply, but the majority were quite firm. (They also did not get softer with use.)

Anastasia Matte Lipstick Soft Pink
Soft Pink
Soft Pink
8
Product
10
Pigmentation
7.5
Texture
9
Longevity
4.5
Application
87%
Total

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Make Up For Ever 11 Golden Orange Star Lit Powder

01/06

Make Up For Ever 11 Golden Orange Star Lit Powder

Make Up For Ever 11 Golden Orange Star Lit Powder

Make Up For Ever 11 Golden Orange Star Lit Powder

Make Up For Ever 11 Golden Orange Star Lit Powder

Make Up For Ever 11 Golden Orange Star Lit Powder

Make Up For Ever 11 Golden Orange Star Lit Powder

11 Golden Orange

Make Up For Ever 11 Golden Orange Star Lit Powder ($21.00 for 0.02 oz.) is a slightlty muted, medium-dark coral with warm, golden shimmer and a stronger pink undertone. It had sheer coverage applied dry, which intensified to nearly opaque coverage when applied damp. The consistency was soft, finely-milled, and blendable on the skin (both wet and dry), and it was somewhat buildable–up to medium coverage–dry when I applied it to the cheeks, but it was less buildable on the eyes without a dampened brush or primer. It wore well for eight hours on my cheeks and seven and a half hours on my eyes.

The Star Lit Powders can be used to “highlight eyes, lips and cheeks” with an “ultra-fine loose powder” that can be used “wet or dry to customize coverage intensity and luminosity.” While checking the weight on these, I noticed that the weight differs from shade to shade; this one had a mere 0.02 oz. while others ranged from 0.03 oz. to 0.09 oz. I also noticed that it appears the brand identifies what area you can use a shade on by listing an icon on the back of the jar in the shape of a pair of lips, an eyeball, and then a face (presumably for cheeks).

Make Up For Ever Star Lit Powder 11 Golden Orange
8.5
Product
9
Pigmentation
8.5
Texture
8
Longevity
5
Application
87%
Total
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The Best & Worst of Coloured Raine Lipsticks

01/03

Coloured Raine Lipstick  

Coloured Raine Lipstick  

Coloured Raine Lipstick  

Coloured Raine Satin Lipstick ($17.00 for 0.14 oz.) is new, permanent formula available in seven shades. If you like creamier, more opaque lipsticks that apply evenly, last four to six hours, and are comfortable to wear, it’s a solid formula to check out. I hope they’ll add more shades in the future!

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01

Coloured Raine Soul

PPermanent. $17.00/0.14 oz.

Coloured Raine Soul Satin Lipstick ($17.00 for 0.14 oz.) is a muted, medium-dark taupe with neutral-to-warm undertones and a satin sheen. Read full review.

Wishlist
Vanity
A

Permanent

9
Product
10
Pigmentation
9
Texture
9.5
Longevity
5
Application
94%
Total

02. Coloured Raine Cameo

Coloured Raine Cameo Satin Lipstick ($17.00 for 0.14 oz.) is a muted, medium rosy mauve with neutral-to-warm undertones and a satin finish. Read full review.

A

03. Coloured Raine Foxy Lady

Coloured Raine Foxy Lady Satin Lipstick ($17.00 for 0.14 oz.) is a deep, rosy plum with subtle, warm undertones and a satin finish. Read full review.

A

04. Coloured Raine Cherry Blossom

Coloured Raine Cherry Blossom Satin Lipstick ($17.00 for 0.14 oz.) is a deep red with cool, blue undertones and a satin finish. Read full review.

A-

05. Coloured Raine Socialite

Coloured Raine Socialite Satin Lipstick ($17.00 for 0.14 oz.) is a bright, light peach with warm undertones and a satin finish. Read full review.

B+

06. Coloured Raine Empathy

Coloured Raine Empathy Satin Lipstick ($17.00 for 0.14 oz.) is a dark peach with warm, orange undertones and a satin finish. Read full review.

B+

07. Coloured Raine Charmed

Coloured Raine Charmed Satin Lipstick ($17.00 for 0.14 oz.) is a medium pink with subtle, warm undertones and a semi-matte finish. Read full review.

B

Glossover Breakdown

90%

Average Score
A
4
B
3
C
0
D
0
F
0
Glossover Averages
product
8.5
pigmentation
10
texture
8.5
longevity
8.5
application
5
Total
90%
product
8.5
pigmentation
10
texture
8.5
longevity
8.5
application
5
Total
90%

Hourglass I Desire, I Crave, My Icon Is Confession Lipsticks

01/06

Hourglass I Desire Confession Ultra Slim High Intensity Lipstick

Hourglass I Desire Confession Ultra Slim High Intensity Lipstick

Hourglass I Desire Confession Ultra Slim High Intensity Lipstick

Hourglass I Desire Confession Ultra Slim High Intensity Lipstick

Hourglass I Desire Confession Ultra Slim High Intensity Lipstick

Hourglass I Desire Confession Ultra Slim High Intensity Lipstick

I Desire

Hourglass I Desire Confession Lipstick ($34.00 for 0.03 oz.) is a bright, medium orange with warm undertones and a satin finish. It was intensely pigmented with opaque color payoff in a single layer. The lipstick was smooth, lightweight, and creamy so it applied evenly across the lips and was comfortable to wear. It had good hold and stayed on well for almost six hours, while the formula was lightly hydrating while worn.

The formula is supposed to have “creamy, saturated, longwearing color with a satin finish.” It’s a light-medium thick formula that was typically opaque with a lightly creamy texture that glided on without tugging but did not slide around while worn. The majority of shades had a natural to satin finish, and they lasted anywhere from four to seven hours with light hydration. The best performing shades were light to dark while the lightest and deepest shades weren’t quite as consistent.

The lipstick can be purchased with the full packaging/applicator for $34 or as a refill-only for $22. The refill packaging is substantial enough that it is usable on its own, as there’s a detachable base that the refillable cap clicks onto (with an audible click), but they are very slim–and that’s not a surprise given they only contain 0.03 oz. making them one of the smaller lipsticks on the market. Slim lipsticks typically contain around 0.07 oz. of product and are usually smaller than the average standard lipstick tube (which tends to be between 0.10 and 0.12 oz.).

Hourglass Confession Ultra Slim High Intensity Lipstick I Desire
I Desire
I Desire
9.5
Product
10
Pigmentation
10
Texture
9.5
Longevity
5
Application
98%
Total

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Make Up For Ever B218 Artist Face Color (Blush)

01/06

Make Up For Ever B218 Artist Face Color – Blush

Make Up For Ever B218 Artist Face Color – Blush

Make Up For Ever B218 Artist Face Color – Blush

Make Up For Ever B218 Artist Face Color – Blush

Make Up For Ever B218 Artist Face Color – Blush

Make Up For Ever B218 Artist Face Color – Blush

B218

Make Up For Ever B218 Artist Face Color ($23.00 for 0.17 oz.) is a rich, medium-dark fuchsia pink with cool, blue undertones and a semi-matte finish. The pigmentation was intense with full coverage achievable with little product, but the denser consistency gave me a lot of control over the application to avoid going completely overboard with it.

My recommendation for someone who wants sheerer coverage would be to use a smaller, more buffer-like brush so there’s good contact with the blush’s surface but less area overall, so it can be applied more precisely and then diffused and pulled out from there. It was not difficult to work with at all, but the intense coverage and brightness of the color do require some care during application. I appreciated how blendable the shade was, as that really is a must-have in this type of a color. On me, it stayed on well for nine hours.

Overview of the Formula

The formula is supposed to have “intense color payoff” with a “long-lasting finish.” The range is split into three types–Highlighters, Sculpting Powders, and Blushes–that is easy to determine by the first letter of the shade name (H for Highlighter, S for Sculpting, and B for Blush). There are three finishes–matte, shimmer, and pearl but was less obvious. In fact, the majority of the “matte” shades were more like semi-matte or natural matte where there were no distinctive shimmer particles but they seemed to take on the natural finish of the skin, which gave the “mattes” a particularly seamless finish on the skin but might be dewier on oilier skin types than desired. None of the 34 shades available were frosted or metallic except three of the highlighters (H100, H106, H312).

The pigmentation ranged from medium to opaque, depending largely on the shade, though they were always buildable if they were not opaque in a single layer. Some of the deeper, more matte shades were less forgiving and took more effort to diffuse and blend, even when I used a lighter hand or a more feathery brush. The texture was smooth, velvety, and moderately dense without any powderiness or dustiness in the pan. The formula has lasted between eight and ten hours on me.

You can view swatches of all of the blushes, all of the highlighters, and all of the sculpting powders in the Swatch Gallery.

Make Up For Ever Artist Face Color – Blush B218
B218
B218
9
Product
10
Pigmentation
9
Texture
9.5
Longevity
5
Application
94%
Total

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