Estee Lauder Ambitious Pink & Thrilling Pure Color Envy Sculpting Lipsticks Reviews, Photos, Swatches

Estee Lauder Ambitious Pink Pure Color Envy Sculpting Lipstick
Estee Lauder Ambitious Pink Pure Color Envy Sculpting Lipstick

Estee Lauder Ambitious Pink Pure Color Envy Sculpting Lipstick ($30.00 for 0.12 oz.) is a brightened, subtly warm-toned, light-medium pink with a soft shine. It had rich, opaque color coverage that applied smoothly and evenly, while the texture and formula made the lips look smoother and plumper. The color wore well for five hours and was hydrating over time. Surratt Beauty A La Mode (P, $34.00) is more matte, darker. Chanel Elise (448) (P, $36.00) is sheerer. Colour Pop Fetch (P, $5.00) is more matte, lighter. NARS Marisa (P, $32.00) is cooler-toned, lighter. MAC Pheromonal (LE, $17.00) is darker. Givenchy Hibiscus Exclusif (302) (P, $36.00) is similar. Bite Beauty Damask (LE, $28.00) is similar. Guerlain Geraldine (77) (P, $51.00) is similar. Bite Beauty Sweety (LE, $24.00) is lighter. Chanel Fougueuse (138) (P, $34.00) is darker. Buxom Mistress (LE, $21.00) is lighter. Urban Decay Turn On (P, $22.00) is darker. See comparison swatches / compare dupes side-by-side.

Estee Lauder Thrilling Pure Color Envy Sculpting Lipstick ($30.00 for 0.12 oz.) is a reddish-berry with subtle, cool undertones and a soft sheen. It had mostly opaque color coverage, but there was a slight translucency to the shade that allowed the natural lip color to come through. It wore well for five hours and was hydrating over time. MAC The Scene (P, $23.00) is darker. Bite Beauty Brandy (P, $24.00) is lighter, more matte. Bite Beauty Winterberry (LE, $24.00) is lighter. MAC Gospel (LE, $16.00) is more muted, lighter. NARS Vera (P, $32.00) is cooler-toned. Bite Beauty Crimson (LE, $28.00) is lighter, cooler-toned. YSL Exquisite Plum (22) (P, $34.00) is cooler-toned. Guerlain Madame Batifole (860) (LE, $51.00) is more shimmery. MAC Heaux (LE, $16.00) is more matte. NARS Palais Royal (P, $25.00) is similar. See comparison swatches / compare dupes side-by-side.

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Estee Lauder Ambitious Pink Pure Color Envy Sculpting Lipstick
Estee Lauder Ambitious Pink Pure Color Envy Sculpting Lipstick

Estee Lauder Ambitious Pink Pure Color Envy Sculpting Lipstick
Estee Lauder Ambitious Pink Pure Color Envy Sculpting Lipstick

Estee Lauder Ambitious Pink Pure Color Envy Sculpting Lipstick
Estee Lauder Ambitious Pink Pure Color Envy Sculpting Lipstick

Estee Lauder Ambitious Pink Pure Color Envy Sculpting Lipstick
Estee Lauder Ambitious Pink Pure Color Envy Sculpting Lipstick

Estee Lauder Ambitious Pink Pure Color Envy Sculpting Lipstick
Estee Lauder Ambitious Pink Pure Color Envy Sculpting Lipstick

Estee Lauder Ambitious Pink Pure Color Envy Sculpting Lipstick
Estee Lauder Ambitious Pink Pure Color Envy Sculpting Lipstick

Estee Lauder Thrilling Pure Color Envy Sculpting Lipstick
Estee Lauder Thrilling Pure Color Envy Sculpting Lipstick

Estee Lauder Thrilling Pure Color Envy Sculpting Lipstick
Estee Lauder Thrilling Pure Color Envy Sculpting Lipstick

Estee Lauder Thrilling Pure Color Envy Sculpting Lipstick
Estee Lauder Thrilling Pure Color Envy Sculpting Lipstick

Estee Lauder Thrilling Pure Color Envy Sculpting Lipstick
Estee Lauder Thrilling Pure Color Envy Sculpting Lipstick

Estee Lauder Thrilling Pure Color Envy Sculpting Lipstick
Estee Lauder Thrilling Pure Color Envy Sculpting Lipstick

Estee Lauder Thrilling Pure Color Envy Sculpting Lipstick
Estee Lauder Thrilling Pure Color Envy Sculpting Lipstick

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Makeup Look

On face:
  • Guerlain Parure Gold Foundation
  • Urban Decay Naked Loose Setting Powder
  • Charlotte Tilbury Filmstar
On eyes:
  • Guerlain Parure Gold Foundation
  • Urban Decay Naked Loose Powder
  • Sephora + Pantone Universe Marsala Cheek Trio
On face:
  • Sephora + Pantone Universe Shifting Sand
  • Butterrum
  • Chutney
  • Marsala Satin
  • Macaroon
  • Autumn Blonde; Estee Lauder Rose Gold Eyeliner

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 think I’m going to stifle my need to buy every new thirty dollar lippie and just place one huge order from ColourPop! LOL These are pretty, though!

What’s the difference between this formula and the Nars Audacious formula? Might seem like a weird question but I’m asking because I own two Audacious ones and I like them but I’m curious about this formula, which is similarly priced and has a lot of nice colors.

Audacious is a heavier formula with a more satin to matte finish – these are more luminous and lighter-weight and look lighter on. Hope that helps!

Thrilling is gorgeous. The other is the wrong kind of pink for me – it’s pretty, but it would not look good!

I know the feeling! It’s the type of pink that is easier for me to wear, but much lighter, and it gets hard for me!

How is Thrilling compared to Too Faced Melted Berry? I’ve been trying to find a hydrating version of that shade and this looks close…

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