Milani Sweet Grapefruit, Coral Crush, Red My Lips Brilliant Shine Lipglosses Reviews, Photos, Swatches

Milani Brilliant Shine Lipgloss
Milani Brilliant Shine Lipgloss

A few weeks ago, I reviewed Milani’s Brilliant Shine Lipglosses, and today, I have three more shades that I’ve tested from the line-up. To recap, the recently launched formula is supposed to have rich color, extreme high shine, and comfortable lasting wear,” plus be “moisturizing and non-tacky.” The texture is thick but smooth and mostly non-sticky, and the gloss smells like sweet vanilla but has no discernible taste. It comes with a paddle-shaped, sponge-tip applicator that fits along the curve of the lip. The formula has a high-shine, glossy finish, and they wear between three and four hours on me. I notice a slight tackiness that develops after an hour of wear, but it never feels full-on sticky, but it’s not 100% non-sticky. In some ways, the formula reminded me of MAC Lipglass, just not as thick or as tacky. They’re somewhat hydrating as well.

Milani Sweet Grapefruit (09) Brilliant Shine Lipgloss ($5.49 for 0.21 oz.) is a medium, warm-toned pink with a cream finish. It had semi-opaque color coverage with some translucency but a noticeable amount of color. This shade lasted four hours on me. Chanel Sonate (178) (P, $29.50) is darker. Paul and Joe Beaute Carnaval (06) (P, $29.00) is lighter. MAC Kiss & Don’t Tell (LE, $15.00) is pinker. MAC Star Quality (LE, $20.00) is darker, brighter. See comparison swatches.

Coral Crush (10) Brilliant Shine Lipgloss ($5.49 for 0.21 oz.) is a medium, muted orange with a creamy, glossy finish. It had semi-sheer to semi-opaque color coverage, but the natural lip color will still come through. As the gloss is on the thicker side, it seems to bunch up if you press your lips together. It wore well for three and a half hours. MAC Everlasting Nude (LE, $19.50) is more muted, lighter. MAC Strictly Plutonic (LE, $20.00) is darker, sheerer. See comparison swatches.

Red My Lips (12) Brilliant Shine Lipgloss ($5.49 for 0.21 oz.) is a bold, brightened, medium red with subtle neutral-to-warm undertones and a creamy, glossy finish. This shade had rich, opaque color coverage, and it didn’t settle into lip lines. The gloss wore well for four and a half hours on me. Maybelline Signature Scarlet (020) (P, $8.99) is lighter. MAC RiRi Woo (LE, $15.00) is darker. Revlon Fire (P, $7.49) is warmer. MAC Russian Red (P, $15.00) is darker. See comparison swatches.

Milani Brilliant Shine Lip Gloss Sweet Grapefruit (09)
B
Product
8.5
Pigmentation
8.5
Texture
8.5
Longevity
8.5
Application
4.5
Total
86%
Milani Brilliant Shine Lip Gloss Coral Crush (10)
B
Product
8.5
Pigmentation
9
Texture
8
Longevity
8
Application
4.5
Total
84%
Milani Brilliant Shine Lip Gloss Red My Lips (12)
A
Product
9
Pigmentation
10
Texture
9
Longevity
9
Application
5
Total
93%

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Milani Sweet Grapefruit (09) Brilliant Shine Lipgloss
Milani Sweet Grapefruit (09) Brilliant Shine Lipgloss

Milani Sweet Grapefruit (09) Brilliant Shine Lipgloss
Milani Sweet Grapefruit (09) Brilliant Shine Lipgloss

Milani Sweet Grapefruit (09) Brilliant Shine Lipgloss
Milani Sweet Grapefruit (09) Brilliant Shine Lipgloss

Milani Sweet Grapefruit (09) Brilliant Shine Lipgloss
Milani Sweet Grapefruit (09) Brilliant Shine Lipgloss

Milani Sweet Grapefruit (09) Brilliant Shine Lipgloss
Milani Sweet Grapefruit (09) Brilliant Shine Lipgloss

Milani Sweet Grapefruit (09) Brilliant Shine Lipgloss
Milani Sweet Grapefruit (09) Brilliant Shine Lipgloss

Milani Coral Crush (10) Brilliant Shine Lipgloss
Milani Coral Crush (10) Brilliant Shine Lipgloss

Milani Coral Crush (10) Brilliant Shine Lipgloss
Milani Coral Crush (10) Brilliant Shine Lipgloss

Milani Coral Crush (10) Brilliant Shine Lipgloss
Milani Coral Crush (10) Brilliant Shine Lipgloss

Milani Coral Crush (10) Brilliant Shine Lipgloss
Milani Coral Crush (10) Brilliant Shine Lipgloss

Milani Coral Crush (10) Brilliant Shine Lipgloss
Milani Coral Crush (10) Brilliant Shine Lipgloss

Milani Coral Crush (10) Brilliant Shine Lipgloss
Milani Coral Crush (10) Brilliant Shine Lipgloss

Milani Red My Lips (12) Brilliant Shine Lipgloss
Milani Red My Lips (12) Brilliant Shine Lipgloss

Milani Red My Lips (12) Brilliant Shine Lipgloss
Milani Red My Lips (12) Brilliant Shine Lipgloss

Milani Red My Lips (12) Brilliant Shine Lipgloss
Milani Red My Lips (12) Brilliant Shine Lipgloss

Milani Red My Lips (12) Brilliant Shine Lipgloss
Milani Red My Lips (12) Brilliant Shine Lipgloss

Milani Red My Lips (12) Brilliant Shine Lipgloss
Milani Red My Lips (12) Brilliant Shine Lipgloss

Milani Red My Lips (12) Brilliant Shine Lipgloss
Milani Red My Lips (12) Brilliant Shine Lipgloss

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