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ColourPop Superbloom, All Tea, Sphynx Velvet Blur Lux Lipsticks

01/06

Colour Pop Superbloom Velvet Blur Lux Lipstick
Colour Pop Superbloom Velvet Blur Lux Lipstick
Colour Pop Superbloom Velvet Blur Lux Lipstick
Colour Pop Superbloom Velvet Blur Lux Lipstick
Colour Pop Superbloom Velvet Blur Lux Lipstick
Colour Pop Superbloom Velvet Blur Lux Lipstick
Colour Pop Superbloom Velvet Blur Lux Lipstick
Colour Pop Superbloom Velvet Blur Lux Lipstick
Colour Pop Superbloom Velvet Blur Lux Lipstick
Colour Pop Superbloom Velvet Blur Lux Lipstick
Colour Pop Superbloom Velvet Blur Lux Lipstick
Colour Pop Superbloom Velvet Blur Lux Lipstick
Colour Pop Superbloom Velvet Blur Lux Lipstick
Colour Pop Superbloom Velvet Blur Lux Lipstick
Colour Pop Superbloom Velvet Blur Lux Lipstick
Colour Pop Superbloom Velvet Blur Lux Lipstick
Colour Pop Superbloom Velvet Blur Lux Lipstick
Colour Pop Superbloom Velvet Blur Lux Lipstick

Superbloom

Colour Pop Superbloom Velvet Blur Lux Lipstick ($7.00 for 0.12 oz.) is a bright, coral-red with warm undertones and a semi-matte finish. The lipstick had a smooth, velvety consistency–like a silicone primer–that glided easily across my lips in a thin, even layer. It had medium, buildable pigmentation (nearly opaque) that applied evenly and didn’t emphasize my lip lines (but it didn’t smooth them out either). It wore well for five hours, left a faint, reddish stain behind, and was neither drying nor hydrating over time for me.

Formula Overview

$7.00/0.12 oz. - $58.33 Per Ounce

It's supposed to have a "soft focus, blurring effect" with "buildable" color that can deliver "high impact colour" with a "silky, velvet soft texture" that "smooths over fine lines and imperfections" without "drying out your lips." They have a velvety slip to them, as they're packed with silicone, and so they have that smooth feel as they go over the lips but have a lightweight, almost powder-like finish that makes me think of a "soft matte." From a normal viewing distance, like at a glance in a mirror or another person viewing you while having a face-to-face conversation, as opposed to checking one's lips close-up in the mirror, I saw the "blur" effect--soft, slightly understated color with a matte finish. The lack of opacity in some of them gave them a "softer" appearance to my eye.

That being said, I didn't experience any smoothing, and I haven't personally found that the more silicone-heavy lipstick formulas go that far in smoothing my lip lines; I'd actually feel like they're more likely to emphasize imperfections as the lipstick caught on flakes and settled into lip lines. There were some shades that applied more unevenly and were more prone to settling noticeably in my lip lines than others, and there were a few that applied evenly and were flattering with respect to texture on me as well. As always, I do my best to ensure that I exfoliate my lips regularly and keep my lips hydrated when not testing lip products (at night and the like) to try and have a "good" canvas for lip colors.

The coverage varied from shade to shade with most shades offering medium, buildable coverage, though some of the deeper and more vivid shades were more semi-opaque to nearly opaque in a single layer. The color faded a bit more readily from the center of my lips compared to the outer edges but was fairly even in how they wore down. Only the very deepest/more red-toned shades stained my lips (and only slightly) after wearing them. They seemed mostly non-drying but a few felt a little more drying to me. The formula has a sweet, burnt sugar scent but no discernible taste.

Browse all of our Colour Pop Velvet Blur Lux Lipstick swatches.

Ingredients

Dimethicone, Tridecyl Trimellitate, Phenyl Trimethicone, Polyethylene, Polymethylsilsesquioxane, Hdi/Trimethylol Hexyllactone Crosspolymer, Zeolite, Dimethicone Crosspolymer, Hydrated Silica, Flavor, Saccharin, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Vitis Vinifera Seed Extract, Lycium Barbarum Fruit Extract, Punica Granatum Fruit Extract; MAY CONTAIN: Blue 1 Lake (CI 42090), Iron Oxides (CI 77491, CI 77492, CI 77499), Manganese Violet (CI 77742), Red 6 (CI 15850), Red 6 Lake (CI 15850), Red 7 Lake (CI 15850), Red 28 Lake (CI 45410), Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891), Yellow 5 Lake (CI 19140), Yellow 6 Lake (CI 15985).

8.5
Product
9.5
Pigmentation
8.5
Texture
9
Longevity
5
Application
90%
Total

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All Tea

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Sphynx

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ColourPop Fake Love, Sorry Not Sorry, Alchemist Velvet Blur Lux Lipsticks

01/06

Colour Pop Fake Love Velvet Blur Lux Lipstick
Colour Pop Fake Love Velvet Blur Lux Lipstick
Colour Pop Fake Love Velvet Blur Lux Lipstick
Colour Pop Fake Love Velvet Blur Lux Lipstick
Colour Pop Fake Love Velvet Blur Lux Lipstick
Colour Pop Fake Love Velvet Blur Lux Lipstick
Colour Pop Fake Love Velvet Blur Lux Lipstick
Colour Pop Fake Love Velvet Blur Lux Lipstick
Colour Pop Fake Love Velvet Blur Lux Lipstick
Colour Pop Fake Love Velvet Blur Lux Lipstick
Colour Pop Fake Love Velvet Blur Lux Lipstick
Colour Pop Fake Love Velvet Blur Lux Lipstick
Colour Pop Fake Love Velvet Blur Lux Lipstick
Colour Pop Fake Love Velvet Blur Lux Lipstick
Colour Pop Fake Love Velvet Blur Lux Lipstick
Colour Pop Fake Love Velvet Blur Lux Lipstick
Colour Pop Fake Love Velvet Blur Lux Lipstick
Colour Pop Fake Love Velvet Blur Lux Lipstick

Fake Love

Colour Pop Fake Love Velvet Blur Lux Lipstick ($7.00 for 0.12 oz.) is a bright, neon fuchsia pink with cool, blue undertones and a semi-matte finish. The pigmentation was medium in one layer, and it was buildable to semi-opaque coverage in three layers. The lipstick had a thin consistency that felt velvety and smooth, but it was prone to separating along my lip lines rather than smoothing them out (as it was supposed to do). It wore well for five hours, left a bit of a pinkish stain behind, and was slightly drying to me.

Formula Overview

$7.00/0.12 oz. - $58.33 Per Ounce

It's supposed to have a "soft focus, blurring effect" with "buildable" color that can deliver "high impact colour" with a "silky, velvet soft texture" that "smooths over fine lines and imperfections" without "drying out your lips." They have a velvety slip to them, as they're packed with silicone, and so they have that smooth feel as they go over the lips but have a lightweight, almost powder-like finish that makes me think of a "soft matte." From a normal viewing distance, like at a glance in a mirror or another person viewing you while having a face-to-face conversation, as opposed to checking one's lips close-up in the mirror, I saw the "blur" effect--soft, slightly understated color with a matte finish. The lack of opacity in some of them gave them a "softer" appearance to my eye.

That being said, I didn't experience any smoothing, and I haven't personally found that the more silicone-heavy lipstick formulas go that far in smoothing my lip lines; I'd actually feel like they're more likely to emphasize imperfections as the lipstick caught on flakes and settled into lip lines. There were some shades that applied more unevenly and were more prone to settling noticeably in my lip lines than others, and there were a few that applied evenly and were flattering with respect to texture on me as well. As always, I do my best to ensure that I exfoliate my lips regularly and keep my lips hydrated when not testing lip products (at night and the like) to try and have a "good" canvas for lip colors.

The coverage varied from shade to shade with most shades offering medium, buildable coverage, though some of the deeper and more vivid shades were more semi-opaque to nearly opaque in a single layer. The color faded a bit more readily from the center of my lips compared to the outer edges but was fairly even in how they wore down. Only the very deepest/more red-toned shades stained my lips (and only slightly) after wearing them. They seemed mostly non-drying but a few felt a little more drying to me. The formula has a sweet, burnt sugar scent but no discernible taste.

Browse all of our Colour Pop Velvet Blur Lux Lipstick swatches.

Ingredients

Dimethicone, Tridecyl Trimellitate, Phenyl Trimethicone, Polyethylene, Polymethylsilsesquioxane, Hdi/Trimethylol Hexyllactone Crosspolymer, Zeolite, Dimethicone Crosspolymer, Hydrated Silica, Flavor, Saccharin, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Vitis Vinifera Seed Extract, Lycium Barbarum Fruit Extract, Punica Granatum Fruit Extract; MAY CONTAIN: Blue 1 Lake (CI 42090), Iron Oxides (CI 77491, CI 77492, CI 77499), Manganese Violet (CI 77742), Red 6 (CI 15850), Red 6 Lake (CI 15850), Red 7 Lake (CI 15850), Red 28 Lake (CI 45410), Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891), Yellow 5 Lake (CI 19140), Yellow 6 Lake (CI 15985).

Fake Love
Fake Love
B-

Permanent

7.5
Product
9
Pigmentation
7.5
Texture
8.5
Longevity
4.5
Application
82%
Total

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ColourPop Lucky Strike, Mesmerize, Y2K Velvet Blur Lux Lipsticks

01/06

Colour Pop Lucky Strike Velvet Blur Lux Lipstick
Colour Pop Lucky Strike Velvet Blur Lux Lipstick
Colour Pop Lucky Strike Velvet Blur Lux Lipstick
Colour Pop Lucky Strike Velvet Blur Lux Lipstick
Colour Pop Lucky Strike Velvet Blur Lux Lipstick
Colour Pop Lucky Strike Velvet Blur Lux Lipstick
Colour Pop Lucky Strike Velvet Blur Lux Lipstick
Colour Pop Lucky Strike Velvet Blur Lux Lipstick
Colour Pop Lucky Strike Velvet Blur Lux Lipstick
Colour Pop Lucky Strike Velvet Blur Lux Lipstick
Colour Pop Lucky Strike Velvet Blur Lux Lipstick
Colour Pop Lucky Strike Velvet Blur Lux Lipstick
Colour Pop Lucky Strike Velvet Blur Lux Lipstick
Colour Pop Lucky Strike Velvet Blur Lux Lipstick
Colour Pop Lucky Strike Velvet Blur Lux Lipstick
Colour Pop Lucky Strike Velvet Blur Lux Lipstick
Colour Pop Lucky Strike Velvet Blur Lux Lipstick
Colour Pop Lucky Strike Velvet Blur Lux Lipstick

Lucky Strike

Colour Pop Lucky Strike Velvet Blur Lux Lipstick ($7.00 for 0.12 oz.) is a medium-dark pink with subtle, warm undertones and a semi-matte finish. The color coverage was buildable from medium to opaque in three layers. It had a smooth, velvety feel, which ensured it glided well across my lips but had more of a semi-matte, almost powdery, finish (so it never felt slippery or wet). The color went on evenly, but there was slight product that sat in my deeper lip lines and emphasized them as it made the color look separated, though it wasn’t as noticeable from a normal viewing distance. It lasted nicely for four hours and was non-drying.

Formula Overview

$7.00/0.12 oz. - $58.33 Per Ounce

It's supposed to have a "soft focus, blurring effect" with "buildable" color that can deliver "high impact colour" with a "silky, velvet soft texture" that "smooths over fine lines and imperfections" without "drying out your lips." They have a velvety slip to them, as they're packed with silicone, and so they have that smooth feel as they go over the lips but have a lightweight, almost powder-like finish that makes me think of a "soft matte." From a normal viewing distance, like at a glance in a mirror or another person viewing you while having a face-to-face conversation, as opposed to checking one's lips close-up in the mirror, I saw the "blur" effect--soft, slightly understated color with a matte finish. The lack of opacity in some of them gave them a "softer" appearance to my eye.

That being said, I didn't experience any smoothing, and I haven't personally found that the more silicone-heavy lipstick formulas go that far in smoothing my lip lines; I'd actually feel like they're more likely to emphasize imperfections as the lipstick caught on flakes and settled into lip lines. There were some shades that applied more unevenly and were more prone to settling noticeably in my lip lines than others, and there were a few that applied evenly and were flattering with respect to texture on me as well. As always, I do my best to ensure that I exfoliate my lips regularly and keep my lips hydrated when not testing lip products (at night and the like) to try and have a "good" canvas for lip colors.

The coverage varied from shade to shade with most shades offering medium, buildable coverage, though some of the deeper and more vivid shades were more semi-opaque to nearly opaque in a single layer. The color faded a bit more readily from the center of my lips compared to the outer edges but was fairly even in how they wore down. Only the very deepest/more red-toned shades stained my lips (and only slightly) after wearing them. They seemed mostly non-drying but a few felt a little more drying to me. The formula has a sweet, burnt sugar scent but no discernible taste.

Browse all of our Colour Pop Velvet Blur Lux Lipstick swatches.

Ingredients

Dimethicone, Tridecyl Trimellitate, Phenyl Trimethicone, Polyethylene, Polymethylsilsesquioxane, Hdi/Trimethylol Hexyllactone Crosspolymer, Zeolite, Dimethicone Crosspolymer, Hydrated Silica, Flavor, Saccharin, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Vitis Vinifera Seed Extract, Lycium Barbarum Fruit Extract, Punica Granatum Fruit Extract; MAY CONTAIN: Blue 1 Lake (CI 42090), Iron Oxides (CI 77491, CI 77492, CI 77499), Manganese Violet (CI 77742), Red 6 (CI 15850), Red 6 Lake (CI 15850), Red 7 Lake (CI 15850), Red 28 Lake (CI 45410), Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891), Yellow 5 Lake (CI 19140), Yellow 6 Lake (CI 15985).

8.5
Product
10
Pigmentation
8
Texture
8.5
Longevity
5
Application
89%
Total

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B
B+

Y2K

Permanent
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ColourPop Vignette & CA Love Velvet Blur Lux Lipsticks

01/06

Colour Pop Vignette Velvet Blur Lux Lipstick
Colour Pop Vignette Velvet Blur Lux Lipstick
Colour Pop Vignette Velvet Blur Lux Lipstick
Colour Pop Vignette Velvet Blur Lux Lipstick
Colour Pop Vignette Velvet Blur Lux Lipstick
Colour Pop Vignette Velvet Blur Lux Lipstick
Colour Pop Vignette Velvet Blur Lux Lipstick
Colour Pop Vignette Velvet Blur Lux Lipstick
Colour Pop Vignette Velvet Blur Lux Lipstick
Colour Pop Vignette Velvet Blur Lux Lipstick
Colour Pop Vignette Velvet Blur Lux Lipstick
Colour Pop Vignette Velvet Blur Lux Lipstick
Colour Pop Vignette Velvet Blur Lux Lipstick
Colour Pop Vignette Velvet Blur Lux Lipstick
Colour Pop Vignette Velvet Blur Lux Lipstick
Colour Pop Vignette Velvet Blur Lux Lipstick
Colour Pop Vignette Velvet Blur Lux Lipstick
Colour Pop Vignette Velvet Blur Lux Lipstick

Vignette

Colour Pop Vignette Velvet Blur Lux Lipstick ($7.00 for 0.12 oz.) is a deep, reddish-brown with warmer undertones and a semi-matte finish. It had medium, buildable pigmentation (to mostly opaque) that applied evenly and smoothly to my lips. The consistency was lightweight, velvety and glided on with ease, but it didn’t feel “wet” when applied or while it was worn. This shade applied much more flatteringly on my lips, too, as it didn’t emphasize my lip lines or pull product into them. It wore well for five hours and was neither drying nor hydrating on me.

Formula Overview

$7.00/0.12 oz. - $58.33 Per Ounce

It's supposed to have a "soft focus, blurring effect" with "buildable" color that can deliver "high impact colour" with a "silky, velvet soft texture" that "smooths over fine lines and imperfections" without "drying out your lips." They have a velvety slip to them, as they're packed with silicone, and so they have that smooth feel as they go over the lips but have a lightweight, almost powder-like finish that makes me think of a "soft matte." From a normal viewing distance, like at a glance in a mirror or another person viewing you while having a face-to-face conversation, as opposed to checking one's lips close-up in the mirror, I saw the "blur" effect--soft, slightly understated color with a matte finish. The lack of opacity in some of them gave them a "softer" appearance to my eye.

That being said, I didn't experience any smoothing, and I haven't personally found that the more silicone-heavy lipstick formulas go that far in smoothing my lip lines; I'd actually feel like they're more likely to emphasize imperfections as the lipstick caught on flakes and settled into lip lines. There were some shades that applied more unevenly and were more prone to settling noticeably in my lip lines than others, and there were a few that applied evenly and were flattering with respect to texture on me as well. As always, I do my best to ensure that I exfoliate my lips regularly and keep my lips hydrated when not testing lip products (at night and the like) to try and have a "good" canvas for lip colors.

The coverage varied from shade to shade with most shades offering medium, buildable coverage, though some of the deeper and more vivid shades were more semi-opaque to nearly opaque in a single layer. The color faded a bit more readily from the center of my lips compared to the outer edges but was fairly even in how they wore down. Only the very deepest/more red-toned shades stained my lips (and only slightly) after wearing them. They seemed mostly non-drying but a few felt a little more drying to me. The formula has a sweet, burnt sugar scent but no discernible taste.

Browse all of our Colour Pop Velvet Blur Lux Lipstick swatches.

Ingredients

Dimethicone, Tridecyl Trimellitate, Phenyl Trimethicone, Polyethylene, Polymethylsilsesquioxane, Hdi/Trimethylol Hexyllactone Crosspolymer, Zeolite, Dimethicone Crosspolymer, Hydrated Silica, Flavor, Saccharin, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Vitis Vinifera Seed Extract, Lycium Barbarum Fruit Extract, Punica Granatum Fruit Extract; MAY CONTAIN: Blue 1 Lake (CI 42090), Iron Oxides (CI 77491, CI 77492, CI 77499), Manganese Violet (CI 77742), Red 6 (CI 15850), Red 6 Lake (CI 15850), Red 7 Lake (CI 15850), Red 28 Lake (CI 45410), Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891), Yellow 5 Lake (CI 19140), Yellow 6 Lake (CI 15985).

Vignette
Vignette
A

Permanent

8.5
Product
10
Pigmentation
9
Texture
9.5
Longevity
5
Application
93%
Total

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CA Love

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Best & Worst of ColourPop x iluvsarahii Through My Eyes Collection

01/20

Colour Pop Through My Eyes 16-Pan Eyeshadow Palette
Colour Pop Through My Eyes 16-Pan Eyeshadow Palette
Colour Pop Through My Eyes 16-Pan Eyeshadow Palette
Colour Pop Through My Eyes 16-Pan Eyeshadow Palette
Colour Pop Through My Eyes 16-Pan Eyeshadow Palette
Colour Pop Through My Eyes 16-Pan Eyeshadow Palette
Colour Pop Through My Eyes 16-Pan Eyeshadow Palette
Colour Pop Through My Eyes 16-Pan Eyeshadow Palette
Colour Pop Through My Eyes 16-Pan Eyeshadow Palette
Colour Pop Through My Eyes 16-Pan Eyeshadow Palette
Colour Pop Through My Eyes 16-Pan Eyeshadow Palette
Colour Pop Through My Eyes 16-Pan Eyeshadow Palette
Colour Pop Through My Eyes 16-Pan Eyeshadow Palette
Colour Pop Through My Eyes 16-Pan Eyeshadow Palette
Colour Pop Through My Eyes 16-Pan Eyeshadow Palette
Colour Pop Through My Eyes 16-Pan Eyeshadow Palette
Colour Pop Through My Eyes 16-Pan Eyeshadow Palette
Colour Pop Through My Eyes 16-Pan Eyeshadow Palette
Colour Pop Through My Eyes 16-Pan Eyeshadow Palette
Colour Pop Through My Eyes 16-Pan Eyeshadow Palette
Colour Pop Through My Eyes 16-Pan Eyeshadow Palette
ColourPop Through My EYes | Look Details
Colour Pop Through My Eyes 16-Pan Eyeshadow Palette
ColourPop Through My EYes | Look Details
Colour Pop Through My Eyes 16-Pan Eyeshadow Palette
ColourPop Through My EYes | Look Details
Colour Pop Through My Eyes 16-Pan Eyeshadow Palette
ColourPop Through My EYes | Look Details
Colour Pop Through My Eyes 16-Pan Eyeshadow Palette
ColourPop Through My EYes | Look Details
Colour Pop Through My Eyes 16-Pan Eyeshadow Palette
ColourPop Through My EYes | Look Details
Colour Pop Through My Eyes 16-Pan Eyeshadow Palette
ColourPop & Stila Look | Look Details
Colour Pop Through My Eyes 16-Pan Eyeshadow Palette
ColourPop & Stila Look | Look Details
Colour Pop Through My Eyes 16-Pan Eyeshadow Palette
ColourPop & Stila Look | Look Details
Colour Pop Through My Eyes 16-Pan Eyeshadow Palette
ColourPop & Stila Look | Look Details
Colour Pop Through My Eyes 16-Pan Eyeshadow Palette
Colour Pop Through My Eyes 16-Pan Eyeshadow Palette
Colour Pop Through My Eyes 16-Pan Eyeshadow Palette
Colour Pop Through My Eyes 16-Pan Eyeshadow Palette
Colour Pop Through My Eyes 16-Pan Eyeshadow Palette
Colour Pop Through My Eyes 16-Pan Eyeshadow Palette
Colour Pop Through My Eyes 16-Pan Eyeshadow Palette
Colour Pop Through My Eyes 16-Pan Eyeshadow Palette
Colour Pop Through My Eyes 16-Pan Eyeshadow Palette
Colour Pop Through My Eyes 16-Pan Eyeshadow Palette
Colour Pop Through My Eyes 16-Pan Eyeshadow Palette
Colour Pop Through My Eyes 16-Pan Eyeshadow Palette
Colour Pop Through My Eyes 16-Pan Eyeshadow Palette
Colour Pop Through My Eyes 16-Pan Eyeshadow Palette
Colour Pop Through My Eyes 16-Pan Eyeshadow Palette
Colour Pop Through My Eyes 16-Pan Eyeshadow Palette
Colour Pop Through My Eyes 16-Pan Eyeshadow Palette
Colour Pop Through My Eyes 16-Pan Eyeshadow Palette
Colour Pop Through My Eyes 16-Pan Eyeshadow Palette
Colour Pop Through My Eyes 16-Pan Eyeshadow Palette

ColourPop x iluvsarahii Through My Eyes Collection launched at the end of 2018 with a 16-pan eyeshadow palette and three lip colors, which I’ve rounded up below. I’m a big fan of ColourPop’s eyeshadow formula, so I’m happy that they’ve released another winning palette, but I can see why some fans are feeling the palette fatigue as Through My Eyes has overlap with Rendezvous and Salvaje (also released in the last two months).  They share some similarities with some shades being very close but often the way they came together, because of how the pops of color ended up being less similar (green vs. teal, cooler vs. warmer), while the warmer neutrals and coppers tended to run together more.

ColourPop Creme Fresh & Hey Mr. DJ Velvet Blur Lux Lipsticks

01/06

Colour Pop Creme Fresh Velvet Blur Lux Lipstick
Colour Pop Creme Fresh Velvet Blur Lux Lipstick
Colour Pop Creme Fresh Velvet Blur Lux Lipstick
Colour Pop Creme Fresh Velvet Blur Lux Lipstick
Colour Pop Creme Fresh Velvet Blur Lux Lipstick
Colour Pop Creme Fresh Velvet Blur Lux Lipstick
Colour Pop Creme Fresh Velvet Blur Lux Lipstick
Colour Pop Creme Fresh Velvet Blur Lux Lipstick
Colour Pop Creme Fresh Velvet Blur Lux Lipstick
Colour Pop Creme Fresh Velvet Blur Lux Lipstick
Colour Pop Creme Fresh Velvet Blur Lux Lipstick
Colour Pop Creme Fresh Velvet Blur Lux Lipstick
Colour Pop Creme Fresh Velvet Blur Lux Lipstick
Colour Pop Creme Fresh Velvet Blur Lux Lipstick
Colour Pop Creme Fresh Velvet Blur Lux Lipstick
Colour Pop Creme Fresh Velvet Blur Lux Lipstick
Colour Pop Creme Fresh Velvet Blur Lux Lipstick
Colour Pop Creme Fresh Velvet Blur Lux Lipstick

Creme Fresh

Colour Pop Creme Fresh Velvet Blur Lux Lipstick ($7.00 for 0.12 oz.) is a medium-dark peach with warm, orange undertones and a semi-matte finish. It had medium, buildable pigmentation–semi-opaque in two to three passes–that looked slightly “crumbly” in the close-up, while the product gathered in my lip lines and made my lips appear more lined, even from afar. The lipstick itself felt smooth, lightweight, and thin without being clingy when applied, but it just didn’t look good (in terms of texture, nothing to do with the hue itself) on. I found that while the color lasted for three and a half hours, the product gathered more noticeably in my lip lines over time. It was neither drying nor hydrating on me while worn.

Formula Overview

$7.00/0.12 oz. - $58.33 Per Ounce

It's supposed to have a "soft focus, blurring effect" with "buildable" color that can deliver "high impact colour" with a "silky, velvet soft texture" that "smooths over fine lines and imperfections" without "drying out your lips." They have a velvety slip to them, as they're packed with silicone, and so they have that smooth feel as they go over the lips but have a lightweight, almost powder-like finish that makes me think of a "soft matte." From a normal viewing distance, like at a glance in a mirror or another person viewing you while having a face-to-face conversation, as opposed to checking one's lips close-up in the mirror, I saw the "blur" effect--soft, slightly understated color with a matte finish. The lack of opacity in some of them gave them a "softer" appearance to my eye.

That being said, I didn't experience any smoothing, and I haven't personally found that the more silicone-heavy lipstick formulas go that far in smoothing my lip lines; I'd actually feel like they're more likely to emphasize imperfections as the lipstick caught on flakes and settled into lip lines. There were some shades that applied more unevenly and were more prone to settling noticeably in my lip lines than others, and there were a few that applied evenly and were flattering with respect to texture on me as well. As always, I do my best to ensure that I exfoliate my lips regularly and keep my lips hydrated when not testing lip products (at night and the like) to try and have a "good" canvas for lip colors.

The coverage varied from shade to shade with most shades offering medium, buildable coverage, though some of the deeper and more vivid shades were more semi-opaque to nearly opaque in a single layer. The color faded a bit more readily from the center of my lips compared to the outer edges but was fairly even in how they wore down. Only the very deepest/more red-toned shades stained my lips (and only slightly) after wearing them. They seemed mostly non-drying but a few felt a little more drying to me. The formula has a sweet, burnt sugar scent but no discernible taste.

Browse all of our Colour Pop Velvet Blur Lux Lipstick swatches.

Ingredients

Dimethicone, Tridecyl Trimellitate, Phenyl Trimethicone, Polyethylene, Polymethylsilsesquioxane, Hdi/Trimethylol Hexyllactone Crosspolymer, Zeolite, Dimethicone Crosspolymer, Hydrated Silica, Flavor, Saccharin, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Vitis Vinifera Seed Extract, Lycium Barbarum Fruit Extract, Punica Granatum Fruit Extract; MAY CONTAIN: Blue 1 Lake (CI 42090), Iron Oxides (CI 77491, CI 77492, CI 77499), Manganese Violet (CI 77742), Red 6 (CI 15850), Red 6 Lake (CI 15850), Red 7 Lake (CI 15850), Red 28 Lake (CI 45410), Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891), Yellow 5 Lake (CI 19140), Yellow 6 Lake (CI 15985).

Creme Fresh
D+

Permanent

6
Product
9
Pigmentation
5
Texture
6.5
Longevity
4
Application
68%
Total

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