Kat Von D Magick, Tijuana, Mercy Studded Kiss Lipsticks

Kat Von D Magick Studded Kiss Lipstick ($21.00 for 0.10 oz.) is described as a “sweet dusty pink.” It’s a lightly brightened, light-medium rosy pink with subtle, warm undertones and very fine shimmer. It had mostly opaque pigmentation with creamy texture that glided across lips easily. It was much thicker and creamier compared to the Studded Kiss shades I tried when they first launched. The color wore for six hours and was just a touch drying after four hours of wear. Urban Decay Backtalk (P, $22.00) is more muted, cooler (95% similar). MAC Mehr (P, $17.00) is darker (95% similar). Colour Pop Solow (P, $6.00) is lighter, less glossy (90% similar). Milani Lust (LE, $8.99) is warmer, less glossy (90% similar). Kat Von D Lovecraft (P, $21.00) is lighter (90% similar). Marc Jacobs Beauty Infamous (228) (P, $30.00) is darker, brighter, warmer (85% similar). NARS Anna (P, $32.00) is cooler (85% similar). Givenchy Brun Vintage (105) (P, $36.00) is brighter, warmer (80% similar). Surratt Beauty Perfectionniste (P, $34.00) is brighter, less pigmented, warmer (80% similar). Colour Pop Clueless (LE, $6.00) is lighter, less glossy (80% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

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Kat Von D Magick Studded Kiss Lipstick
Kat Von D Studded Kiss Lipstick Magick
A
Product
8.5
Pigmentation
9.5
Texture
9
Longevity
10
Application
5
Total
93%
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Kat Von D Piaf, Nayeon, Plan 9 Studded Kiss Lipsticks

Kat Von D Piaf Studded Kiss Lipstick ($21.00 for 0.10 oz.) is described as a “cool chocolate with purple shimmer.” It’s a deepened red-toned brown with fine violet shimmer. The shimmer is what makes it harder to dupe. It’s a chameleon of a color as the undertone seems to shift a lot depending on the natural light; sometimes it looks cooler, sometimes it is warmer, and sometimes it appears very dark and other times more of a true brown. The texture had some slip, and it applied without tugging, though the consistency has some tackiness to it applied. It didn’t apply evenly, and it only had semi-opaque coverage. The lipstick lasted for six hours, was lightly drying, and settled into lip lines noticeably after four hours of wear. Kat Von D Damned (P, $20.00) is less shimmery, less glossy (90% similar). MAC Chestnut (P, $17.00) is less shimmery, warmer (90% similar). MAC Antique Velvet (P, $17.00) is less shimmery, lighter (90% similar). MAC Living Legend (LE, $17.00) is less shimmery, cooler (90% similar). Obsessive Compulsive Cosmetics Anita (P, $18.00) is less shimmery, brighter, glossier (85% similar). Bite Beauty Elderberry (LE, $24.00) is less shimmery, cooler (85% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

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Kat Von D Piaf Studded Kiss Lipstick
Kat Von D Studded Kiss Lipstick Piaf
B-
Product
7
Pigmentation
8.5
Texture
8
Longevity
8.5
Application
4
Total
80%
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ColourPop Be-dazzled & Guess Ultra Matte Liquid Lipsticks

ColourPop Be-dazzled Ultra Matte Liquid Lipstick ($6.00 for 0.11 fl. oz.) is described as a “deep true purple.” It’s a lightly brightened, medium purple with cool undertones and a vinyl-like sheen. It doesn’t dry down to a fully flat matte finish like a lot of the other shades have. It had mostly opaque pigmentation with a thin consistency that is a little harder to apply evenly. The formula feels clingier and really emphasizes the natural texture and lines on the lips in a way that makes them look somewhat shirveled–it’s not as soft or smooth as the average ColourPop liquid lipstick. I noticed the color flaking away from the center of the mouth after four hours of wear, and it was fairly drying over time, though most of the color lasted for six and a half hours. Estee Lauder Shameless Violet (P, $30.00) is lighter, warmer (85% similar). MAC She-Rebel (LE, $20.00) is more shimmery, lighter (80% similar). Obsessive Compulsive Cosmetics Belladonna (DC, $18.00) is lighter, warmer, glossier (80% similar). MAC Matte Royal (P, $17.00) is darker, cooler (80% similar). Illamasqua Kontrol (P, $24.00) is darker, more muted (80% similar). Illamasqua ESP (P, $24.00) is more shimmery, lighter, warmer (80% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

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ColourPop Be-dazzled Ultra Matte Liquid Lipstick
Colour Pop Ultra Matte Liquid Lipstick Be-dazzled
C+
Product
7
Pigmentation
9
Texture
7
Longevity
8
Application
4
Total
78%
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Urban Decay Sheer Beso & Sheer Bittersweet Sheer Revolution Lipsticks

Urban Decay Sheer Beso Sheer Revolution Lipstick ($22.00 for 0.09 oz.) is described as a “sheer mauve-pink.” It’s a muted, medium-dark plum with subtle, warm undertones and a soft sheen. It had semi-sheer color coverage that applied fairly evenly over lips and wore for four and a half hours. The formula was lightly hydrating and comfortable to wear. I personally love these types of colors, and one that wears decently but still has that translucency made this one a favorite for me (personally, of course). MAC Nippon (P, $17.00) is warmer (90% similar). Urban Decay Rush (P, $22.00) is more pigmented, cooler (90% similar). Tom Ford Beauty Collin (LE, $32.00) is darker, more pigmented, warmer (90% similar). Chanel Irresistible (62) (LE, $34.00) is brighter (85% similar). Buxom Dolly (LE, $21.00) is warmer (85% similar). Buxom Centerfold (LE, $21.00) is lighter (90% similar). Chanel Etourdie (98) (P, $35.00) is warmer (85% similar). Chanel Suzanne (438) (P, $36.00) is darker, warmer (85% similar). MAC Mystical (LE, $17.00) is lighter, brighter, warmer (80% similar). Chanel Roussy (426) (P, $36.00) is lighter, brighter (80% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

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Urban Decay Sheer Beso Sheer Revolution Lipstick
Urban Decay Sheer Revolution Lipstick Sheer Beso
A-
Product
8.5
Pigmentation
9.5
Texture
9
Longevity
9
Application
5
Total
91%
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Urban Decay Speedball Revolution Lipstick

Urban Decay Speedball Revolution Lipstick ($22.00 for 0.09 oz.) is described as a “deep, vibrant purple.” It’s a brightened, meidum-dark purple with warm, pinky undertones, very fine magenta and violet pearl, and a glossy sheen. Colour Pop Leather (P, $5.00) is darker, less glossy (90% similar). MAC Strong Woman (LE, $17.00) is lighter, warmer, less glossy (90% similar). MAC Punk Couture (LE, $17.00) is darker, less glossy (90% similar). Anastasia Vintage (P, $20.00) is lighter, less glossy (90% similar). Colour Pop Zipper (P, $6.00) is darker, less glossy (90% similar). Colour Pop Lychee (P, $6.00) is lighter, less glossy (85% similar). Maybelline Vibrant Violet (P, $7.99) is lighter, less glossy (80% similar). MAC Heroine (P, $17.00) is lighter, brighter, less glossy (80% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

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Urban Decay Speedball Revolution Lipstick
Urban Decay Revolution Lipstick Speedball
B+
Product
8.5
Pigmentation
9
Texture
8
Longevity
9
Application
4.5
Total
87%

ColourPop Dr. M & Kapow Ultra Matte Liquid Lipsticks

ColourPop Dr. M Ultra Matte Liquid Lipstick ($6.00 for 0.11 fl. oz.) is described as a “deep blackened green.” It’s a cool-toned, green-leaning teal with very, very subtle emerald green pearl. It’s such a cool color, and I love that it applied with fully opaque, even color, but it emphasizes the texture/lines of the natural lip tremendously in a way that makes them appear raisin-like. Despite this, it didn’t seem to “crack” when I smiled, but it was a little more uncomfortable to wear (I felt more aware of it on than other shades in the range, even for liquid lipstick). It wore for nine hours and was moderately drying after five hours of wear.
Obsessive Compulsive Cosmetics Chlorophyll (P, $18.00) is lighter, warmer, glossier (80% similar). Illamasqua Apocalips (P, $24.00) is less shimmery, lighter, cooler (80% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

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ColourPop Dr. M Ultra Matte Liquid Lipstick
Colour Pop Ultra Matte Liquid Lipstick Dr. M
A-
Product
8
Pigmentation
10
Texture
8.5
Longevity
10
Application
4.5
Total
91%
Limited Edition
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