ColourPop Aquarius, Taurus, Rayezor Lippie Stix Reviews, Photos, Swatches

ColourPop Aquarius Lippie Stix
ColourPop Aquarius Lippie Stix

ColourPop Aquarius Lippie Stix ($5.00 for 0.0357 oz.) is described as a “soft pink nude in a creme finish.” It’s a light-medium, rosy beige with warm undertones and a soft shine. The color was muted enough without being dark that it surprised me in its versatility–I felt like it could tone down a look or brighten a look. It had mostly opaque coverage with a very creamy, emollient texture with more slip than your average shade in the Lippie Stix range. It was very lightly hydrating over the four hours it lasted, but I did notice some of the color slipped into lip lines after two to three hours of wear. The thicker, creamier texture made it easier to press my lips together to smooth the color back out while wearing it, but it was worth noting. MAC Zenith (LE, $30.00) is less pigmented, cooler (85% similar). Colour Pop Oh Snap (P, $6.00) is darker, cooler (85% similar). MAC Honeylove (P, $19.50) is darker, glossier (80% similar). Givenchy Beige Mousseline (101) (P, $36.00) is warmer (95% similar). bareMinerals Sexpot (PiP, $20.00) is lighter, brighter (90% similar). Cle de Peau Silk Scroll (P, $65.00) is lighter (90% similar). Bite Beauty Los Angeles (LE, $26.00) is darker (90% similar). Pat McGrath Donatella (P, $40.00) is more muted, cooler, less glossy (90% similar). Hourglass Believer (P, $32.00) is darker, more muted, less pigmented (90% similar). Marc Jacobs Beauty Fawn Over Me (P, $28.00) is lighter (90% similar). bareMinerals Nudist (PiP, $20.00) is lighter (90% similar). Marc Jacobs Beauty Cream and Sugar (P, $30.00) is lighter, less glossy (90% similar). Bite Beauty Honeycomb (P, $26.00) is lighter, brighter, warmer (85% similar). MAC Soft Pout (P, $23.00) is lighter, warmer (90% similar). Charlotte Tilbury JK Magic (P, $37.00) is darker (90% similar). Tarte Rum Punch (P, $21.00) is cooler (90% similar). NARS Cruising (P, $26.00) is more shimmery, lighter, cooler (85% similar). Tom Ford Beauty Alistair (LE, $36.00) is more shimmery, lighter, cooler (85% similar). Tom Ford Beauty La Nudite (P, $55.00) is more shimmery, darker, cooler (85% similar). MAC Doe (DC, $21.00) is darker (95% similar). Top 20 dupes listed, see the rest. See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

ColourPop Taurus Lippie Stix ($5.00 for 0.0357 oz.) is described as a “mid-tone yellow brown in a matte finish.” It’s a medium-dark, coppery brown with warm, reddish-orange undertones and a satin finish. It had intense, full coverage with a smooth, creamy texture that applied beautifully and easily. The color stayed on well for almost five hours, while the formula was neither drying nor hydrating over time. MAC Tabla (P, $19.50) is darker (90% similar). Bite Beauty Yucca (DC, $24.00) is less shimmery, darker (90% similar). MAC Photo (P, $19.50) is more shimmery (90% similar). Colour Pop Tansy (P, $7.00) is less shimmery, darker, more muted (80% similar). Colour Pop Ruffle (LE, $6.00) is lighter, more muted (85% similar). Sugarpill Pumpkin Spice (LE, $18.00) is more shimmery, darker, more muted (85% similar). Besame Chocolate Kiss 1970 (PiP, $22.00) is cooler (85% similar). Maybelline Maple Kiss (925) (P, $7.49) is cooler (85% similar). NARS Het Loo (P, $25.00) is lighter (85% similar). NARS Deborah (P, $34.00) is darker, glossier (80% similar). NARS Linda (LE, $34.00) is less shimmery, lighter, brighter (80% similar). Colour Pop Nude Beach (LE, $7.00) is less shimmery, lighter, cooler (80% similar). MAC Derriere (P, $19.50) is less shimmery, warmer (80% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

ColourPop RAYEzor Lippie Stix ($5.00 for 0.0357 oz.) is described as a “warm peachy nude in a matte finish.” It’s a muted, medium peachy-brown with warm undertones and a satin finish. It’s almost coral-like, though it pulls browner and doesn’t have pink tones to it. It had mostly opaque color payoff with a lightly creamy consistency that was easy enough to apply without tugging on the lips. The color wore well for four and a half hours and was neither drying nor hydrating. Colour Pop Pinch (LE, $6.00) is darker, more muted (90% similar). Maybelline Clay Crush (P, $7.99) is lighter, warmer (90% similar). Estee Lauder Discreet (P, $32.00) is cooler, glossier (90% similar). Tom Ford Beauty Tantalize (Left) (LE, ) is lighter, brighter (90% similar). NARS Get Dirty (LE, $28.00) is lighter, glossier (90% similar). Urban Decay Carnal (DC, $22.00) is darker (85% similar). MAC Mocha (P, $19.50) is darker (85% similar). Charlotte Tilbury Sexy Sienna (P, $37.00) is darker, cooler, less glossy (85% similar). Colour Pop Peppermint (LE, $6.00) is lighter, cooler (85% similar). Dior Charm (068) (LE, $38.00) is more shimmery, darker (90% similar). Obsessive Compulsive Cosmetics Marion (DC, $18.00) is darker, glossier (85% similar). MAC Back in Vogue (P, $21.00) is lighter, less glossy (85% similar). Too Faced Melted Chihuahua (P, $21.00) is lighter, warmer, glossier (85% similar). Too Faced Sorry Not Sorry (P, $22.00) is lighter (80% similar). MAC Margherita (LE, $19.50) is lighter, brighter (80% similar). NARS Lodhi (P, $25.00) is lighter, brighter (80% similar). Too Faced Melted Coral (P, $21.00) is lighter, brighter (80% similar). MAC Persistence (P, $19.50) is darker, more muted (80% similar). Tom Ford Beauty Twist of Fate (LE, $54.00) is darker, brighter (80% similar). MAC Oh Honey (P, $20.00) is darker (80% similar). Top 20 dupes listed, see the rest. See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Lippie Stix are vanilla-scented and come in twist-up tubes. Most of the finishes are not hydrating for me, but they are usually not drying either (unsurprisingly, the more matte a shade was, the more likely it was on the drying side). Note, they’re affordable because of a lower price point, but they do contain less product than your average twist-up lip product (about 0.05 to 0.07 oz.) and even less than your standard lipstick (about 0.10 to 0.12 oz.). Depending on how you look at value, it may or may not be as compelling of a budget product (e.g. it could be a good value if you rarely finish your lipsticks or are looking to try a shade you’re unsure about).

Aquarius
Aquarius
A-

Permanent

9
Product
9.5
Pigmentation
9
Texture
8
Longevity
5
Application
90%
Total
Taurus
Taurus
A

Permanent

9
Product
10
Pigmentation
9
Texture
9.5
Longevity
5
Application
94%
Total
Rayezor
Rayezor
A-

Limited Edition

8.5
Product
9.5
Pigmentation
8.5
Texture
9
Longevity
5
Application
90%
Total
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ColourPop Aquarius Lippie Stix
ColourPop Aquarius Lippie Stix

ColourPop Aquarius Lippie Stix
ColourPop Aquarius Lippie Stix

ColourPop Aquarius Lippie Stix
ColourPop Aquarius Lippie Stix

ColourPop Aquarius Lippie Stix
ColourPop Aquarius Lippie Stix

ColourPop Aquarius Lippie Stix
ColourPop Aquarius Lippie Stix

ColourPop Aquarius Lippie Stix
ColourPop Aquarius Lippie Stix

ColourPop Taurus Lippie Stix
ColourPop Taurus Lippie Stix

ColourPop Taurus Lippie Stix
ColourPop Taurus Lippie Stix

ColourPop Taurus Lippie Stix
ColourPop Taurus Lippie Stix

ColourPop Taurus Lippie Stix
ColourPop Taurus Lippie Stix

ColourPop Taurus Lippie Stix
ColourPop Taurus Lippie Stix

ColourPop Taurus Lippie Stix
ColourPop Taurus Lippie Stix

ColourPop Rayezor Lippie Stix
ColourPop Rayezor Lippie Stix

ColourPop Rayezor Lippie Stix
ColourPop Rayezor Lippie Stix

ColourPop Rayezor Lippie Stix
ColourPop Rayezor Lippie Stix

ColourPop Rayezor Lippie Stix
ColourPop Rayezor Lippie Stix

ColourPop Rayezor Lippie Stix
ColourPop Rayezor Lippie Stix

ColourPop Rayezor Lippie Stix
ColourPop Rayezor Lippie Stix

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Makeup Look

On face:
  • Guerlain Parure Gold
  • Kiko #100 Soft Touch Blush
On eyes:
  • ColourPop Weenie Super Shock Shadow
  • ColourPop Telepathy Super Shock Shadow
  • ColourPop Porter Super Shock Shadow
  • ColourPop Midnight Super Shock Shadow

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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Hey Tiffany, do you think it needs the matching liner? I usually buy the liners. But, I’m trying to not buy so much and have other neutral lip liners.

Wow, that’s the perfect eye look to go with the lippies, Kathleen Lights and Colour Pop are killing it again! My favorite on you is Taurus. Can’t wait to see reviews/swatches of the shadows

Taurus isn’t my favorite shade, but I feel very compelled to get it since I am a Taurus… I have a hard time wearing yellow-toned browns though.

My favorite one here is Rayezor! It’s been in my cart ALL month, no joke. The other two, I’m thinking Aquarius is too light for me, and Taurus is too yellow-ish. Reminds me of Photo which makes me look ill. Yet, I get away with Royally Riotous with perfect ease! Weird, eh?

Only catch to these is as you brought out above: the amount isn’t much. So I’ve only gotten them in shades that are more novelty than everyday shades. Ie; I’ve only worn Nevermind 3-4 times since buying it.

Aquarius might surprise you, though! 😉

The amount definitely makes me think twice. If it’s a good formula, then it doesn’t matter to me, and it’s still cheaper than a high-end option, but if there is say, a Maybelline option, then Maybelline would be a better value. I’ve never finished a lipstick in my life, though, so the idea of a) finishing and replacing or b) paying less and trying more appeals!

This does make sense, come to think of it. I haven’t finished up an entire lipstick in many years, like early 2000’s? ’04 or ’05? Been awhile, and I didn’t have nearly as many then.

Taurus looks great. Do you think it’s too orangey for a brown? I’d love to pick the lip liner up but I’m not sure it will pair with other browns in my stash.

Nailing the eyes and lips Christine. Pretty! I see your lips on eBay. I see your lips in blogs that swatch but use your lips. Insure them! ?

I like all three of these, but I feel like I have “close enough” dupes for all of them. Still, nice lippies, ColourPop.

I really appreciate how you show your full face with the lipstick on! It really helps to put the lipstick in perspective. You’re the best, Christine!

I have Taurus and it has quickly worked it’s way into my daily routine. It’s a beautiful shade for brown skin women to wear everyday. I plan on buying back ups!!

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