Revlon Super Lustrous Lipgloss (Fatal Apple, Fuchsia Finery, Pinkissimo)

Revlon Fatal Apple Super Lustrous Lipgloss ($7.99 for 0.13 fl. oz.) is a warm red with no shimmer and subtle orange undertones. It had semi-sheer to semi-opaque color payoff, and the way it applied and sits on the lips makes it look more like a lip stain than a gloss. There is some minor settling into lip lines, but it’s not too noticeable from afar due to the general evenness of the color. While it looks bolder in the tube, applied, it is more muted from the translucency.  Fatal Apple wore for two and a half hours on me.  NARS Hollywoodlawn is more opaque, darker. Chanel Exces is slightly redder. See comparison swatches.

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Revlon Fatal Apple Super Lustrous Lipgloss
Revlon Super Lustrous Lipgloss (2013) Fatal Apple
B+
Product
9
Pigmentation
9.5
Texture
9
Longevity
7
Application
5
Total
88%
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Chanel French Toffee & Friandise Aqualumiere Glosses

Chanel French Toffee (83) Aqualumiere Gloss ($27.00 for 0.20 fl. oz.) is a warm, champagne-shimmered, golden beige. The base color really doesn’t do much–at best, adds a little warmth–but it does have a noticeable amount of very fine beige and gold shimmers, plus a very glossy shine. MAC Soft Serenade is warmer. Revlon Peach is slightly darker. MAC Sublime Shine is similar. MAC Satin Slip is more shimmery. See comparison swatches.

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Chanel French Toffee (83) Aqualumiere Gloss
Chanel Aqualumiere Gloss French Toffee (83)
B+
Product
9
Pigmentation
10
Texture
10
Longevity
5
Application
5
Total
87%
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Giorgio Armani #519 Flash Lip Lacquer

Giorgio Armani #519 Flash Lip Lacquer ($29.00 for 0.22 fl. oz.) is a pink-coral with warm undertones and a glossy finish (with no shimmer). I couldn’t think of too many shades that might compare with this one, and the closest was MAC Star Quality which is a bit lighter and not as pigmented. MAC Kiss & Don’t Tell is noticeably lighter. See comparison swatches.

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Giorgio Armani #519 Flash Lip Lacquer
Giorgio Armani Flash Lip Lacquer #519
A
Product
10
Pigmentation
10
Texture
10
Longevity
9
Application
5
Total
98%

Buxom Exhibitionist Full Bodied Lipstick

Buxom Exhibitionist Full Bodied Lipstick ($21.00 for 0.13 oz.) is described as a “bright fuchsia.” It’s a bold, brightened fuchsia pink with cool, blue undertones and a luminous sheen. Maybelline Electric Fuchsia is lighter, cooler-toned. Revlon Lollipop is darker, more muted. Maybelline Fuchsia Flash is lighter. Maybelline Hot Plum is darker. MAC Pink Pigeon is slightly cooler-toned. MAC Embrace Me is more matte. See comparison swatches.

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Buxom Exhibitionist Full Bodied Lipstick
Buxom Full-Bodied Lipstick Exhibitionist
A
Product
9.5
Pigmentation
10
Texture
9.5
Longevity
9
Application
5
Total
96%

L’Oreal Mint Ice Colour Riche Le Gloss

L’Oreal Mint Ice Colour Riche Le Gloss ($7.95 for 0.40 fl. oz.) is a subtly gold-shimmered mint green. I couldn’t think of any dupes from products I’ve reviewed, and the only sheer, green-tinged gloss that came to mind was MAC’s Spring Bean, which I believe is a little yellower (I haven’t had it in sometime, but I do remember it looking kind of yellow-y applied, plus shimmery). When I saw this at Walgreens, I had to pick it up; green gloss? C’mon, so fun! Alone, it’s a sheer dusting of gold and green micro-shimmer that give lips a glossy shine, but there’s no real green coloring of the lips.

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L'Oreal Mint Ice Colour Riche Le Gloss
L'Oreal Colour Riche Le Gloss Mint Ice
C-
Product
8.5
Pigmentation
5
Texture
9
Longevity
4
Application
5
Total
70%