ColourPop Smooth Sailing Glossy Lip Stain Set Review & Swatches

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ColourPop Smooth Sailing Glossy Lip Stain Set
ColourPop Smooth Sailing Glossy Lip Stain Set
ColourPop Smooth Sailing Glossy Lip Stain Set
ColourPop Smooth Sailing Glossy Lip Stain Set
ColourPop Smooth Sailing Glossy Lip Stain Set
ColourPop Smooth Sailing Glossy Lip Stain Set
ColourPop Smooth Sailing Glossy Lip Stain Set
ColourPop Smooth Sailing Glossy Lip Stain Set
ColourPop Smooth Sailing Glossy Lip Stain Set

Smooth Sailing

ColourPop Smooth Sailing Glossy Lip Stain Set ($28.00 for 0.84 oz.) is a new, limited edition set of four glossy lip stains. All four shades had more medium, buildable coverage–as marketed–and applied fairly well, though a few were more prone to getting into my lip lines, though not so much that it was noticeable at a normal viewing distance.

Smooth Sailing

LELimited Edition.
A-
A-
8.5
Product
10
Pigmentation
8.5
Texture
10
Longevity
4.5
Application
92%
Total
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ColourPop Seven Seaways Glossy Lip Stain
ColourPop Seven Seaways Glossy Lip Stain
ColourPop Seven Seaways Glossy Lip Stain
ColourPop Seven Seaways Glossy Lip Stain
ColourPop Seven Seaways Glossy Lip Stain
ColourPop Seven Seaways Glossy Lip Stain
ColourPop Seven Seaways Glossy Lip Stain
ColourPop Seven Seaways Glossy Lip Stain
ColourPop Seven Seaways Glossy Lip Stain
ColourPop Seven Seaways Glossy Lip Stain
ColourPop Seven Seaways Glossy Lip Stain
ColourPop Seven Seaways Glossy Lip Stain

Seven Seaways

Seven Seaways is a light-medium peach with moderate, warm undertones and flecks of micro-sparkle throughout a cream finish.

  • Medium, buildable coverage (as marketed)
  • Lightweight, thin, almost watery but easy to work with
  • Applied evenly, could have been a bit more forgiving of texture
  • Long-wearing (6 hours), lightly hydrating

FURTHER READING: Formula Overview for details on general performance and characteristics (like scent).

Formula Overview

$8.00/0.21 oz. - $38.10 Per Ounce

It's supposed to have the "long-lasting powers of a lip stain" with the "shine of a gloss" paired with "medium to buildable coverage" that is "non-drying." The initial texture was almost watery, overly spreadable (and the applicator often picked up more product than necessary, so take care during application) but dried down to a more satiny shine that was less glossy and more like a satin lipstick with some translucency.

The initial shine wore off within two hours, so it looked like a true satin finish--this was true of doing nothing or just taking a drink of a glass as it wasn't transfer-resistant. The stain did not power through a meal and tended to leave a very strong ring around the edges of my lips as it wore away so quickly while eating. Left to its own devices, most shades wore around six hours with a faint stain left behind.

It had medium, buildable coverage but quickly built to more semi-opaque coverage without an official second layer (just going back and forth to get an even layer of product). A couple of shades were truer to medium and others were more semi-opaque from the first layer.

There didn't seem to be any added fragrance nor taste while worn.

Browse all of our ColourPop Glossy Lip Stain swatches.

Seven Seaways

LELimited Edition. $8.00.
A
A
8.5
Product
10
Pigmentation
8.5
Texture
10
Longevity
5
Application
93%
Total
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ColourPop Smiling Faces Glossy Lip Stain
ColourPop Smiling Faces Glossy Lip Stain
ColourPop Smiling Faces Glossy Lip Stain
ColourPop Smiling Faces Glossy Lip Stain
ColourPop Smiling Faces Glossy Lip Stain
ColourPop Smiling Faces Glossy Lip Stain
ColourPop Smiling Faces Glossy Lip Stain
ColourPop Smiling Faces Glossy Lip Stain
ColourPop Smiling Faces Glossy Lip Stain
ColourPop Smiling Faces Glossy Lip Stain
ColourPop Smiling Faces Glossy Lip Stain
ColourPop Smiling Faces Glossy Lip Stain

Smiling Faces

Smiling Faces is a medium pink with moderate, warm undertones and barely-there lighter pink micro-sparkle through a cream finish.

  • Medium, buildable coverage (as marketed)
  • Lightweight, thin, almost watery but easy to work with
  • Applied evenly, could have been a bit more forgiving of texture
  • Long-wearing (6 hours), lightly hydrating

FURTHER READING: Formula Overview for details on general performance and characteristics (like scent).

Formula Overview

$8.00/0.21 oz. - $38.10 Per Ounce

It's supposed to have the "long-lasting powers of a lip stain" with the "shine of a gloss" paired with "medium to buildable coverage" that is "non-drying." The initial texture was almost watery, overly spreadable (and the applicator often picked up more product than necessary, so take care during application) but dried down to a more satiny shine that was less glossy and more like a satin lipstick with some translucency.

The initial shine wore off within two hours, so it looked like a true satin finish--this was true of doing nothing or just taking a drink of a glass as it wasn't transfer-resistant. The stain did not power through a meal and tended to leave a very strong ring around the edges of my lips as it wore away so quickly while eating. Left to its own devices, most shades wore around six hours with a faint stain left behind.

It had medium, buildable coverage but quickly built to more semi-opaque coverage without an official second layer (just going back and forth to get an even layer of product). A couple of shades were truer to medium and others were more semi-opaque from the first layer.

There didn't seem to be any added fragrance nor taste while worn.

Browse all of our ColourPop Glossy Lip Stain swatches.

Smiling Faces

LELimited Edition. $8.00.
A
A
9
Product
10
Pigmentation
9
Texture
10
Longevity
5
Application
96%
Total
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ColourPop Sing Along Glossy Lip Stain
ColourPop Sing Along Glossy Lip Stain
ColourPop Sing Along Glossy Lip Stain
ColourPop Sing Along Glossy Lip Stain
ColourPop Sing Along Glossy Lip Stain
ColourPop Sing Along Glossy Lip Stain
ColourPop Sing Along Glossy Lip Stain
ColourPop Sing Along Glossy Lip Stain
ColourPop Sing Along Glossy Lip Stain
ColourPop Sing Along Glossy Lip Stain
ColourPop Sing Along Glossy Lip Stain
ColourPop Sing Along Glossy Lip Stain

Sing Along

Sing Along is a bright, fuchsia pink with cooler, blue undertones and a glossy, cream-like finish.

  • Medium, buildable coverage (as marketed)
  • Lightweight, thin, almost watery but easy to work with
  • Applied evenly, was forgiving of lip texture
  • Long-wearing (6 hours), lightly hydrating

FURTHER READING: Formula Overview for details on general performance and characteristics (like scent).

Formula Overview

$8.00/0.21 oz. - $38.10 Per Ounce

It's supposed to have the "long-lasting powers of a lip stain" with the "shine of a gloss" paired with "medium to buildable coverage" that is "non-drying." The initial texture was almost watery, overly spreadable (and the applicator often picked up more product than necessary, so take care during application) but dried down to a more satiny shine that was less glossy and more like a satin lipstick with some translucency.

The initial shine wore off within two hours, so it looked like a true satin finish--this was true of doing nothing or just taking a drink of a glass as it wasn't transfer-resistant. The stain did not power through a meal and tended to leave a very strong ring around the edges of my lips as it wore away so quickly while eating. Left to its own devices, most shades wore around six hours with a faint stain left behind.

It had medium, buildable coverage but quickly built to more semi-opaque coverage without an official second layer (just going back and forth to get an even layer of product). A couple of shades were truer to medium and others were more semi-opaque from the first layer.

There didn't seem to be any added fragrance nor taste while worn.

Browse all of our ColourPop Glossy Lip Stain swatches.

Sing Along

LELimited Edition. $8.00.
A
A
9
Product
10
Pigmentation
9
Texture
10
Longevity
5
Application
96%
Total
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ColourPop Clock Tower Glossy Lip Stain
ColourPop Clock Tower Glossy Lip Stain
ColourPop Clock Tower Glossy Lip Stain
ColourPop Clock Tower Glossy Lip Stain
ColourPop Clock Tower Glossy Lip Stain
ColourPop Clock Tower Glossy Lip Stain
ColourPop Clock Tower Glossy Lip Stain
ColourPop Clock Tower Glossy Lip Stain
ColourPop Clock Tower Glossy Lip Stain
ColourPop Clock Tower Glossy Lip Stain
ColourPop Clock Tower Glossy Lip Stain
ColourPop Clock Tower Glossy Lip Stain

Clock Tower

Clock Tower is a deep plum with cool undertones and a glossy, cream-like finish.

  • Medium, buildable coverage (as marketed)
  • Lightweight, thin, almost watery but easy to work with
  • Could have applied more evenly, settled into lip lines slightly
  • Long-wearing (6 hours), lightly hydrating

FURTHER READING: Formula Overview for details on general performance and characteristics (like scent).

Formula Overview

$8.00/0.21 oz. - $38.10 Per Ounce

It's supposed to have the "long-lasting powers of a lip stain" with the "shine of a gloss" paired with "medium to buildable coverage" that is "non-drying." The initial texture was almost watery, overly spreadable (and the applicator often picked up more product than necessary, so take care during application) but dried down to a more satiny shine that was less glossy and more like a satin lipstick with some translucency.

The initial shine wore off within two hours, so it looked like a true satin finish--this was true of doing nothing or just taking a drink of a glass as it wasn't transfer-resistant. The stain did not power through a meal and tended to leave a very strong ring around the edges of my lips as it wore away so quickly while eating. Left to its own devices, most shades wore around six hours with a faint stain left behind.

It had medium, buildable coverage but quickly built to more semi-opaque coverage without an official second layer (just going back and forth to get an even layer of product). A couple of shades were truer to medium and others were more semi-opaque from the first layer.

There didn't seem to be any added fragrance nor taste while worn.

Browse all of our ColourPop Glossy Lip Stain swatches.

Clock Tower

LELimited Edition. $8.00.
A-
A-
8.5
Product
10
Pigmentation
8.5
Texture
10
Longevity
4.5
Application
92%
Total

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