Anastasia Estrella & Freya Lip Glosses Reviews & Swatches

01/08

Anastasia Estella Lip Gloss
Anastasia Estella Lip Gloss
Anastasia Estella Lip Gloss
Anastasia Estella Lip Gloss
Anastasia Estella Lip Gloss
Anastasia Estella Lip Gloss
Anastasia Estella Lip Gloss
Anastasia Estella Lip Gloss
Anastasia Estella Lip Gloss
Anastasia Estella Lip Gloss
Anastasia Estella Lip Gloss
Anastasia Estella Lip Gloss
Anastasia Estella Lip Gloss
Anastasia Estella Lip Gloss
Anastasia Estella Lip Gloss
Anastasia Estella Lip Gloss
Anastasia Estella Lip Gloss
Anastasia Estella Lip Gloss
Anastasia Estella Lip Gloss
Anastasia Estella Lip Gloss
Anastasia Estella Lip Gloss
Anastasia Estella Lip Gloss
Anastasia Estella Lip Gloss
Anastasia Estella Lip Gloss

Estella

Anastasia Estella Lip Gloss ($16.00 for 0.16 oz.) is a soft, peachy beige base with multi-colored flecks of sparkle and pearl. It’s one of five new glosses that’s designed to be sparkling and for layering (“aren’t created to deposit pigment/color, they deposit dimensional light catching pearls”), so the sheer to semi-sheer coverage was as expected.

While the sparkling effect was lovely with a moderate level of “coverage” via the shimmer and sparkle, the underlying base was rather milky and settled into all of my lip lines. From afar, it didn’t look as bad as the shine and shimmer distracted from the settling, but I was quite surprised–and disappointed–at how badly it sat in my lip lines. The texture was smooth, mostly non-sticky, and comfortable to wear, and I started to feel a bit of the sparkles’ texture in the last hour of wear. It stayed on well for three hours and was lightly hydrating.

Formula Overview

$16.00/0.16 oz. - $100.00 Per Ounce

It is supposed to be “opaque” with “high-shine” that’s “non-drying.” It is one of the more pigmented lipglosses out there that has a smoother, more cushion-y consistency that typically spreads well across the lips. Some shades gather in lip lines, and some shades apply streaky; it seems more common with lighter shades and milkier colors.

The formula is non-sticky initially and develops slight tackiness over time. My experience from wearing the formula is that they are often lightly to moderately hydrating and wear three to five hours. They have a vanilla scent that isn’t too overpowering nor does it linger once applied (I notice it mostly in the tube).

Browse all of our Anastasia Lip Gloss swatches.

Ingredients

POLYBUTENE, OCTYLDODECANOL, HYDROGENATED POLYISOBUTENE, ISONONYL ISONONANOATE, SILICA DIMETHYL SILYLATE, CALCIUM SODIUM BOROSILICATE, DICAPRYLYL CARBONATE, GLYCOLIPIDS, VP/HEXADECENE COPOLYMER, SILICA, LIMNANTHES ALBA (MEADOWFOAM) SEED OIL, SIMMONDSIA CHINENSIS (JOJOBA) SEED OIL, SODIUM MAGNESIUM SILVER PHOSPHATE, TIN OXIDE, TOCOPHERYL ACETATE, FRAGRANCE/PARFUM, MAY CONTAIN/PEUT CONTENIR (+/-): IRON OXIDES (CI 77491, CI 77492, CI 77499), TITANIUM DIOXIDE (CI 77891)


01/08

Anastasia Freya Lip Gloss
Anastasia Freya Lip Gloss
Anastasia Freya Lip Gloss
Anastasia Freya Lip Gloss
Anastasia Freya Lip Gloss
Anastasia Freya Lip Gloss
Anastasia Freya Lip Gloss
Anastasia Freya Lip Gloss
Anastasia Freya Lip Gloss
Anastasia Freya Lip Gloss
Anastasia Freya Lip Gloss
Anastasia Freya Lip Gloss
Anastasia Freya Lip Gloss
Anastasia Freya Lip Gloss
Anastasia Freya Lip Gloss
Anastasia Freya Lip Gloss
Anastasia Freya Lip Gloss
Anastasia Freya Lip Gloss
Anastasia Freya Lip Gloss
Anastasia Freya Lip Gloss
Anastasia Freya Lip Gloss
Anastasia Freya Lip Gloss
Anastasia Freya Lip Gloss
Anastasia Freya Lip Gloss

Freya

Anastasia Freya Lip Gloss ($16.00 for 0.16 oz.) is a medium yellow with warm undertones and multi-colored sparkle and finer pearl. Again, it’s sort of a one-off of their gloss formula, as it’s specifically designed to be sheer and add lots of shimmer rather than color coverage. It had sheer to semi-sheer pigmentation with a moderate amount of sparkle–enough that it was noticeable and effective but didn’t feel like a coat of metallic lacquer. The gloss was lightweight, smooth, and mostly non-sticky, so it was comfortable and lightly moisturizing over time. The downside was how noticeable the product pulled into every single lip line and just sat there. On me, it lasted for three hours, and in the last hour, I felt some of the texture from the sparkles.

Formula Overview

$16.00/0.16 oz. - $100.00 Per Ounce

It is supposed to be “opaque” with “high-shine” that’s “non-drying.” It is one of the more pigmented lipglosses out there that has a smoother, more cushion-y consistency that typically spreads well across the lips. Some shades gather in lip lines, and some shades apply streaky; it seems more common with lighter shades and milkier colors.

The formula is non-sticky initially and develops slight tackiness over time. My experience from wearing the formula is that they are often lightly to moderately hydrating and wear three to five hours. They have a vanilla scent that isn’t too overpowering nor does it linger once applied (I notice it mostly in the tube).

Browse all of our Anastasia Lip Gloss swatches.

Ingredients

POLYBUTENE, OCTYLDODECANOL, HYDROGENATED POLYISOBUTENE, ISONONYL ISONONANOATE, SILICA DIMETHYL SILYLATE, DICAPRYLYL CARBONATE, SYNTHETIC FLUORPHLOGOPITE, GLYCOLIPIDS, VP/HEXADECENE COPOLYMER, CALCIUM SODIUM BOROSILICATE, CALCIUM ALUMINUM BOROSILICATE, CALCIUM TITANIUM BOROSILICATE, LIMNANTHES ALBA (MEADOWFOAM) SEED OIL, SILICA, SIMMONDSIA CHINENSIS (JOJOBA) SEED OIL, SODIUM MAGNESIUM SILVER PHOSPHATE, TIN OXIDE, TOCOPHERYL ACETATE, FRAGRANCE/PARFUM, MAY CONTAIN/PEUT CONTENIR (+/-): IRON OXIDES (CI 77491, CI 77492), TITANIUM DIOXIDE (CI 77891)

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Product Availability

Anastasia Lip Gloss $16.00/0.16 OZ.
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Makeup Look

On face:
  • Tarte Rainforest of the Sea Foundation
  • Laura Mercier Loose Setting Powder
  • Charlotte Tilbury Bar of Gold Palette
On eyes:
  • Anastasia Norvina Eyeshadow Palette
  • Marc Jacobs Beauty Mist Me Highliner

About the Reviewer

Reviewer

Christine has normal-to-dry skin with areas of dryness (cheeks, nose, and under the eyes). She has a light-medium skintone with subtle, warmer yellow undertones. Her best foundation matches include: Tarte Rainforest of the Sea in Light-Medium Neutral (best match), Estee Lauder Double Wear Stay-in-Place Makeup in Desert Beige 2N1, Giorgio Armani Maestro Glow in 4.0, Hourglass Warm Ivory Vanish Seamless Finish, Laura Mercier Candleglow Soft Luminous in Dusk, MAC NC20/NC25, Make Up For Ever Ultra HD Liquid in Y305 (140). For more matches, please read our full Foundation FAQ. For more information on our review process, please read our Review FAQ.

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I need another lipgloss like I need a hole in my head, I tell you! But I’ve fallen for Estella. It honestly looks so multidimensional and sparkly that I cannot even see it sunken into your lip lines in the close-up shots either.

Estella is EXACTLY what I have been searching for, in a topper gloss. I’m mesmerized by the one photo of it kn your lip omg!

Hey Christine! Will you be reviewing the other 3 shades in the new collection? The online swatches make them all look very similar, so your review and description is very helpful!

I’m glad I didn’t order these when I purchased the Norvina palette! I have Becca Champagne Dream x Bellini, Jouer Skinny Dip and all the Huda dupes which perform better!!

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