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Anastasia Holiday 2018 Mini Metallic Liquid Lipstick Set Review & Swatches

01/03

Anastasia Holiday 2018 Mini Metallic Liquid Lipstick 3-Piece Set
Anastasia Holiday 2018 Mini Metallic Liquid Lipstick 3-Piece Set
Anastasia Holiday 2018 Mini Metallic Liquid Lipstick 3-Piece Set
Anastasia Holiday 2018 Mini Metallic Liquid Lipstick 3-Piece Set
Anastasia Holiday 2018 Mini Metallic Liquid Lipstick 3-Piece Set
Anastasia Holiday 2018 Mini Metallic Liquid Lipstick 3-Piece Set
Anastasia Holiday 2018 Mini Metallic Liquid Lipstick 3-Piece Set
Anastasia Holiday 2018 Mini Metallic Liquid Lipstick 3-Piece Set
Anastasia Holiday 2018 Mini Metallic Liquid Lipstick 3-Piece Set

Holiday 2018

Anastasia Holiday 2018 Mini Metallic Liquid Lipstick 3-Piece Set ($25.00 for 0.24 oz.) is a new, limited edition trio that features the brand’s signature liquid lipstick but with a metallic finish. Per the brand, they are supposed to have the “full-pigment” of their standard formula, but I found that Blizzard was rather sheer, while Phantom had better coverage it wasn’t quite opaque. The brand’s full-sized liquid lipstick retails for $20.00 and contains 0.11 oz., which gives the set a value of $43.64.


01/08

Anastasia Blizzard Liquid Lipstick
Anastasia Blizzard Liquid Lipstick
Anastasia Blizzard Liquid Lipstick
Anastasia Blizzard Liquid Lipstick
Anastasia Blizzard Liquid Lipstick
Anastasia Blizzard Liquid Lipstick
Anastasia Blizzard Liquid Lipstick
Anastasia Blizzard Liquid Lipstick
Anastasia Blizzard Liquid Lipstick
Anastasia Blizzard Liquid Lipstick
Anastasia Blizzard Liquid Lipstick
Anastasia Blizzard Liquid Lipstick
Anastasia Blizzard Liquid Lipstick
Anastasia Blizzard Liquid Lipstick
Anastasia Blizzard Liquid Lipstick
Anastasia Blizzard Liquid Lipstick
Anastasia Blizzard Liquid Lipstick
Anastasia Blizzard Liquid Lipstick
Anastasia Blizzard Liquid Lipstick
Anastasia Blizzard Liquid Lipstick
Anastasia Blizzard Liquid Lipstick
Anastasia Blizzard Liquid Lipstick
Anastasia Blizzard Liquid Lipstick
Anastasia Blizzard Liquid Lipstick

Blizzard

Blizzard is a pale, icy pink base with a metallic finish and iridescent sparkle. It had sheer to semi-sheer coverage in a single layer, and if I waited for the first layer to be fully dry, I was able to apply a second layer and get mostly opaque coverage with two layers. The consistency was more watery and thin, which made it harder to apply evenly and resulted in a bit of product getting into my lip lines as it dried down. From afar, the high-shine finish made it look almost like a gloss. It wore well for four hours and was neither drying nor hydrating.

Ingredients

water/aqua/eau, calcium sodium borosilicate, silica, mica, caprylyl glycol, carbomer, disodium edta, ethylhexylglycerin, hydroxyethyl acrylate/sodium acryloyldimethyl taurate copolymer, pentylene glycol, polysorbate 60, squalane, tin oxide, tromethamine, may contain/peut contenir (+/-): titanium dioxide (ci 77891)

01/06

Anastasia Phantom Liquid Lipstick
Anastasia Phantom Liquid Lipstick
Anastasia Phantom Liquid Lipstick
Anastasia Phantom Liquid Lipstick
Anastasia Phantom Liquid Lipstick
Anastasia Phantom Liquid Lipstick
Anastasia Phantom Liquid Lipstick
Anastasia Phantom Liquid Lipstick
Anastasia Phantom Liquid Lipstick
Anastasia Phantom Liquid Lipstick
Anastasia Phantom Liquid Lipstick
Anastasia Phantom Liquid Lipstick
Anastasia Phantom Liquid Lipstick
Anastasia Phantom Liquid Lipstick
Anastasia Phantom Liquid Lipstick
Anastasia Phantom Liquid Lipstick
Anastasia Phantom Liquid Lipstick
Anastasia Phantom Liquid Lipstick

Phantom

Phantom is a dark, reddened burgundy with subtle, warm undertones and a gently-sparkled, metallic sheen. It was intensely pigmented that covered my lips evenly. The texture was very fluid and a bit thicker, and it seemed to be a combination of texture and coverage where a little went a long way and I’d recommend using a lip brush to apply or wiping off some of the product off the applicator. It took a bit longer to dry down, and when it did, it remained a touch tacky (though it didn’t lift up product when I pressed my lips together) for a half hour or so. It lasted for seven hours on me and was neither drying nor hydrating.

Ingredients

isododecane, synthetic fluorphlogopite, isononyl isononanoate, trimethylsiloxysilicate, polypropylsilsesquioxane, kaolin, silica dimethyl silylate, mineral oil/paraffinum liquidum/huile minerale, c9-12 alkane, disteardimonium hectorite, butylene/ethylene/styrene copolymer, coco-caprylate/caprate, ethylene/propylene/styrene copolymer, propylene carbonate, sodium magnesium silver phosphate, tocopheryl acetate, may contain/peut contenir (+/-): red 7 lake (ci 15850), iron oxides (ci 77491, ci 77499)

01/06

Anastasia Mai Tai Liquid Lipstick
Anastasia Mai Tai Liquid Lipstick
Anastasia Mai Tai Liquid Lipstick
Anastasia Mai Tai Liquid Lipstick
Anastasia Mai Tai Liquid Lipstick
Anastasia Mai Tai Liquid Lipstick
Anastasia Mai Tai Liquid Lipstick
Anastasia Mai Tai Liquid Lipstick
Anastasia Mai Tai Liquid Lipstick
Anastasia Mai Tai Liquid Lipstick
Anastasia Mai Tai Liquid Lipstick
Anastasia Mai Tai Liquid Lipstick
Anastasia Mai Tai Liquid Lipstick
Anastasia Mai Tai Liquid Lipstick
Anastasia Mai Tai Liquid Lipstick
Anastasia Mai Tai Liquid Lipstick
Anastasia Mai Tai Liquid Lipstick
Anastasia Mai Tai Liquid Lipstick

Mai Tai

Mai Tai is a light-medium copper with warm undertones and a metallic sheen. It had good pigmentation in a single layer, which distributed evenly across my lips without much effort. The liquid lipstick was smooth, lightweight, and thin without being watery or difficult to work with. It emphasized my lip lines a bit, as some metallic finishes can, but it looked smooth when I smiled due to how shiny the finish ended up being. This shade stayed on well for five hours on me and was a touch drying.

Ingredients

isododecane, mica, trimethylsiloxysilicate, calcium sodium borosilicate, mineral oil/paraffinum liquidum/huile minerale, disteardimonium hectorite, silica dimethyl silylate, synthetic fluorphlogopite, butylene/ethylene/styrene copolymer, ethylene/propylene/styrene copolymer, propylene carbonate, sodium magnesium silver phosphate, tin oxide, tocopheryl acetate, triethoxycaprylylsilane, may contain/peut contenir (+/-): iron oxide (ci 77491), titanium dioxide (ci 77891)

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Makeup Look

On face:
  • Too Faced Born This Way Foundation
  • Hourglass Diffused Light Ambient Lighting Powder
  • Dose of Colors Chasing the Sun Supreme Glow Highlighter
On eyes:
  • Anastasia Sultry Eyeshadow Palette
  • Urban Decay Perversion 24/7 Glide-On Eye Pencil

Product Availability

Anastasia Mini Metallic Liquid Lipstick 3-Piece Set $25.00
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About the 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 information, please check the FAQ.)

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Sad to see Blizzard didn’t perform well, I was planning on picking this up when I saw your earlier swatches. Do you think it would work well as a topper?

I think the description for Phantom and Mai Tai might be switched? I was seriously questioning my color knowledge when I first saw Phantom described as “copper” 🙂

Since I only have several true dry-down liquid lipsticks, I think I’m going to skip this set. Between the dry-down aspect, plus the metallic finish, I believe these would make my lips look like a hundred year old woman! 🙄

Beautiful as Phantom is I just can’t do the liquid lipstick think anymore. My lips have enough lines and wrinkles and I don’t need it to look like there more than I actually have. When I do wear liquid lips I always put a balm on over or under or sometimes both. I have found in the past that metallic type shades just don’t work well with that process. They seem to gum up and make nasty looking balls of color on my inner rim. As if that wasn’t reason enough, the other shades would look like death on me.

Phantom looks amazing but the glitter glosses aren’t my thing. I have OCC Black Dahlia, (non metal) if I put a metallic eyeshadow over it, will it be the same effect or I should look into the NYX dupe?

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