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The Best & Worst of NYX Liquid Suede Metallic Mattes

NYX Liquid Suede Metallic Mattes
NYX Liquid Suede Metallic Mattes

NYX Liquid Suede Metallic Mattes ($7.50 for 0.13 fl. oz.) is a new finish in the brand’s liquid lipstick that’s supposed to be “ultra-metallic” with “intense payoff.” The formula is supposed to be “plush and vibrant” with a “pigment-rich” liquid consistency and an “ultra-metallic” finish. The majority of the shades were semi-opaque to opaque in color coverage with the consistency being fairly mousse-like, so the product felt lightweight and spread well but didn’t run or get on the teeth easily.

Some shades were more metallic from the get-go while others seemed to get more metallic after rubbing or patting lips slightly. They dried down to a transfer-proof finish but felt ever-so-slightly tacky at times. Based on the shades I’ve tested for wear, they are lasting between five and seven hours and are lightly drying. Between the metallic finish and the dry down, sometimes they seemed to emphasize lip lines and lip texture.

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NYX Bloody Mary, Perfect Red, Eden Matte Lipsticks

01/06

NYX Bloody Mary Matte Lipstick

NYX Bloody Mary Matte Lipstick

NYX Bloody Mary Matte Lipstick

NYX Bloody Mary Matte Lipstick

NYX Bloody Mary Matte Lipstick

NYX Bloody Mary Matte Lipstick

Bloody Mary

NYX Bloody Mary Matte Lipstick ($5.99 for 0.16 oz.) is a medium-dark, pink-red with very strong, blue undertones and a semi-matte finish. It had good pigmentation that was buildable to full coverage with a half a layer more on top. The lipstick had more of a velvety feel and was slightly firmer in the tube compared to others in the range, and it seemed to cling more noticeably on. This shade wore well for over six hours, left a stain behind, but was moderately drying to me.

The Matte Lipstick is supposed to be “highly pigmented” and have a “velvety, non-glossy” finish. In general, the formula has semi-opaque to opaque color coverage with a velvety texture that glides on without tugging but doesn’t have a lot of slip, so the lipstick won’t slide around while worn. The formula varied from non-drying to moderately drying with wear times that ranged from four to over six hours (deeper, reddish shades lasted quite long). It has a mint scent and no discernible taste. I noticed that the packaging had a tendency to twist up the lipstick too easily (even barely holding it) and sometimes would twist down as I would apply it directly from the tube.

NYX Matte Lipstick Bloody Mary
7.5
Product
9
Pigmentation
8
Texture
10
Longevity
4.5
Application
87%
Total

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NYX Pale Pink, Couture, Hippie Chic Matte Lipsticks

01/06

NYX Pale Pink Matte Lipstick

NYX Pale Pink Matte Lipstick

NYX Pale Pink Matte Lipstick

NYX Pale Pink Matte Lipstick

NYX Pale Pink Matte Lipstick

NYX Pale Pink Matte Lipstick

Pale Pink

NYX Pale Pink Matte Lipstick ($5.99 for 0.16 oz.) is a brighter, light-medium pink with subtle, cool undertones and a satin finish. It had good color coverage that applied without streaking, but the slightly denser, thicker texture seemed prone to sitting in my lip lines, especially within an hour of wear. The lipstick applied without tugging and felt lightly creamy, so a lip liner might help alleviate some of the settling issues with this shade. It wore well for four hours and was lightly drying.

The Matte Lipstick is supposed to be “highly pigmented” and have a “velvety, non-glossy” finish. In general, the formula has semi-opaque to opaque color coverage with a velvety texture that glides on without tugging but doesn’t have a lot of slip, so the lipstick won’t slide around while worn. The formula varied from non-drying to moderately drying with wear times that ranged from four to over six hours (deeper, reddish shades lasted quite long). It has a mint scent and no discernible taste. I noticed that the packaging had a tendency to twist up the lipstick too easily (even barely holding it) and sometimes would twist down as I would apply it directly from the tube.

NYX Matte Lipstick Pale Pink
Pale Pink
Pale Pink
8
Product
9.5
Pigmentation
7.5
Texture
8
Longevity
4.5
Application
83%
Total

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Couture

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NYX Biker Babe, Modern Maven, Ego Liquid Suede Metallic Mattes

01/06

NYX Biker Babe Liquid Suede Metallic Matte

NYX Biker Babe Liquid Suede Metallic Matte

NYX Biker Babe Liquid Suede Metallic Matte

NYX Biker Babe Liquid Suede Metallic Matte

NYX Biker Babe Liquid Suede Metallic Matte

NYX Biker Babe Liquid Suede Metallic Matte

Biker Babe

NYX Biker Babe Liquid Suede Metallic Matte ($7.50 for 0.13 fl. oz.) is a deep red with subtle, warm undertones and a metallic finish. It was intensely pigmented with a smooth, mousse-like texture that spread evenly across the lips and did not feel clingy. There was a bit of color that dried down and sat in my deepest lip line. This shade wore nicely for six hours and was a bit drying.

The formula is supposed to be “plush and vibrant” with a “pigment-rich” liquid consistency and an “ultra-metallic” finish. The majority of the shades were semi-opaque to opaque in color coverage with the consistency being fairly mousse-like, so the product felt lightweight and spread well but didn’t run or get on the teeth easily. Some shades were more metallic from the get-go while others seemed to get more metallic after rubbing or patting lips slightly. They dried down to a transfer-proof finish but felt ever-so-slightly tacky at times. Based on the shades I’ve tested for wear, they are lasting between five and seven hours and are lightly drying. Between the metallic finish and the dry down, sometimes they seemed to emphasize lip lines and lip texture.

NYX Liquid Suede Metallic Matte Biker Babe
Biker Babe
Biker Babe
8.5
Product
10
Pigmentation
8.5
Texture
10
Longevity
5
Application
93%
Total

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Ego

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NYX Sweet Pink, Street Cred, Angel Matte Lipsticks

01/06

NYX Sweet Pink Matte Lipstick

NYX Sweet Pink Matte Lipstick

NYX Sweet Pink Matte Lipstick

NYX Sweet Pink Matte Lipstick

NYX Sweet Pink Matte Lipstick

NYX Sweet Pink Matte Lipstick

Sweet Pink

NYX Sweet Pink Matte Lipstick ($5.99 for 0.16 oz.) is a dark magenta pink with cool undertones and a satin finish. It had good color coverage, though it was not quite opaque, that applied evenly across the lips and did not drag. The texture felt thinner but was still creamy enough to be comfortable on. There was slight color that pulled into my deeper lip lines. It wore well for five hours and a left a stain behind with the formula being slightly drying.

The Matte Lipstick is supposed to be “highly pigmented” and have a “velvety, non-glossy” finish. In general, the formula has semi-opaque to opaque color coverage with a velvety texture that glides on without tugging but doesn’t have a lot of slip, so the lipstick won’t slide around while worn. The formula varied from non-drying to moderately drying with wear times that ranged from four to over six hours (deeper, reddish shades lasted quite long). It has a mint scent and no discernible taste. I noticed that the packaging had a tendency to twist up the lipstick too easily (even barely holding it) and sometimes would twist down as I would apply it directly from the tube.

NYX Matte Lipstick Sweet Pink
8.5
Product
9
Pigmentation
8.5
Texture
9
Longevity
5
Application
89%
Total

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NYX New Era, Neat Nude, Go Rogue Liquid Suede Metallic Mattes

01/06

NYX New Era Liquid Suede Metallic Matte

NYX New Era Liquid Suede Metallic Matte

NYX New Era Liquid Suede Metallic Matte

NYX New Era Liquid Suede Metallic Matte

NYX New Era Liquid Suede Metallic Matte

NYX New Era Liquid Suede Metallic Matte

New Era

NYX New Era Liquid Suede Metallic Matte ($7.50 for 0.13 fl. oz.) is a dark bronze with warm undertones with a metallic sheen. It had rich pigmentation that covered the lips with smooth, even color coverage. The texture was thin, a little more emollient and “wet” in feel compared to other shades in the range, though still more of a mousse consistency than a liquid. There was a small amount of product that sat in my deeper lip lines as it dried down. It wore well for five and a half hours on me and was slightly drying over time.

The formula is supposed to be “plush and vibrant” with a “pigment-rich” liquid consistency and an “ultra-metallic” finish. The majority of the shades were semi-opaque to opaque in color coverage with the consistency being fairly mousse-like, so the product felt lightweight and spread well but didn’t run or get on the teeth easily. Some shades were more metallic from the get-go while others seemed to get more metallic after rubbing or patting lips slightly. They dried down to a transfer-proof finish but felt ever-so-slightly tacky at times. Based on the shades I’ve tested for wear, they are lasting between five and seven hours and are lightly drying. Between the metallic finish and the dry down, sometimes they seemed to emphasize lip lines and lip texture.

NYX Liquid Suede Metallic Matte New Era
New Era
New Era
8.5
Product
9.5
Pigmentation
8.5
Texture
9
Longevity
5
Application
90%
Total

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Go Rogue

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