LORAC I Love Brunch Alter Ego Lip Glosses Reviews, Photos, Swatches

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LORAC Brunch Queen Alter Ego Lip Gloss
LORAC Brunch Queen Alter Ego Lip Gloss
LORAC Brunch Queen Alter Ego Lip Gloss
LORAC Brunch Queen Alter Ego Lip Gloss
LORAC Brunch Queen Alter Ego Lip Gloss
LORAC Brunch Queen Alter Ego Lip Gloss
LORAC Brunch Queen Alter Ego Lip Gloss
LORAC Brunch Queen Alter Ego Lip Gloss
LORAC Brunch Queen Alter Ego Lip Gloss
LORAC Brunch Queen Alter Ego Lip Gloss
LORAC Brunch Queen Alter Ego Lip Gloss
LORAC Brunch Queen Alter Ego Lip Gloss
LORAC Brunch Queen Alter Ego Lip Gloss
LORAC Brunch Queen Alter Ego Lip Gloss
LORAC Brunch Queen Alter Ego Lip Gloss
LORAC Brunch Queen Alter Ego Lip Gloss
LORAC Brunch Queen Alter Ego Lip Gloss
LORAC Brunch Queen Alter Ego Lip Gloss
LORAC Brunch Queen Alter Ego Lip Gloss
LORAC Brunch Queen Alter Ego Lip Gloss
LORAC Brunch Queen Alter Ego Lip Gloss
LORAC Brunch Queen Alter Ego Lip Gloss
LORAC Brunch Queen Alter Ego Lip Gloss
LORAC Brunch Queen Alter Ego Lip Gloss

Brunch Queen

LORAC Brunch Queen Alter Ego Lip Gloss ($17.00 for 0.13 fl. oz.) is a light-medium lavender with cooler undertones and fine pearl. It had semi-sheer color payoff that applied evenly on the lips–as in the color did not show streaks–but pulled into every lip line I had, so it did not look that great on its own. The texture was smooth, creamy without being thick, and comfortable to wear over the three hours it lasted on me.

The Alter Ego Lip Gloss formula is supposed to offer “highly pigmented” color with a “soft, vanilla scent.” The four new, limited edition shades for spring are more pastel, and as a result, they tended to suffer from a milkier consistency that was prone to settling into my lip lines. They had semi-sheer to semi-opaque pigmentation with average wear (three hours). The formula had a sweet, vanilla scent, was mostly non-sticky, and lightly hydrating.

Ingredients

Polybutene, Triisotridecyl Trimellitate, Octyldodecanol, Bis-Diglyceryl Polyacyladipate-2, Silica Dimethyl Silylate, Ozokerite, Diisostearyl Malate, Ethyl Vanillin, Phenoxyethanol, Tocopheryl Acetate, Tin Oxide, Ascorbyl Palmitate, Carthamus Tinctorius (Safflower) Seed Oil, Euterpe Oleracea Fruit Extract, Punica Granatum Seed Extract, Synthetic Fluorphlogopite, Vitis Vinifera (Grape) Seed Oil, Olus (Vegetable) Oil, Caesalpinia Sappan Bark Extract. May Contain: Mica (CI 77019),¿Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891), Iron Oxides (CI 77491, CI 77492, CI 77499), Red 7 Lake (CI 15850), Carmine (75470), Blue 1 Lake (CI 42090). *May contain Carmine as a color additive.

Brunch Queen

LELimited Edition. $17.00.
C
C
7.5
Product
7.5
Pigmentation
7.5
Texture
7.5
Longevity
4
Application
76%
Total
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LORAC Foodie Alter Ego Lip Gloss
LORAC Foodie Alter Ego Lip Gloss
LORAC Foodie Alter Ego Lip Gloss
LORAC Foodie Alter Ego Lip Gloss
LORAC Foodie Alter Ego Lip Gloss
LORAC Foodie Alter Ego Lip Gloss
LORAC Foodie Alter Ego Lip Gloss
LORAC Foodie Alter Ego Lip Gloss
LORAC Foodie Alter Ego Lip Gloss
LORAC Foodie Alter Ego Lip Gloss
LORAC Foodie Alter Ego Lip Gloss
LORAC Foodie Alter Ego Lip Gloss
LORAC Foodie Alter Ego Lip Gloss
LORAC Foodie Alter Ego Lip Gloss
LORAC Foodie Alter Ego Lip Gloss
LORAC Foodie Alter Ego Lip Gloss
LORAC Foodie Alter Ego Lip Gloss
LORAC Foodie Alter Ego Lip Gloss
LORAC Foodie Alter Ego Lip Gloss
LORAC Foodie Alter Ego Lip Gloss
LORAC Foodie Alter Ego Lip Gloss
LORAC Foodie Alter Ego Lip Gloss
LORAC Foodie Alter Ego Lip Gloss
LORAC Foodie Alter Ego Lip Gloss

Foodie

LORAC Foodie Alter Ego Lip Gloss ($17.00 for 0.13 fl. oz.) is a light-medium pink with warm undertones and fine gold pearl. It had semi-opaque pigmentation that applied decently, but there were some noticeable streaks and color that gathered in my lip lines. The settling did not seem as apparent with this shade as it was with the others, though. The gloss felt creamy, lightweight, and mostly non-sticky. It wore well for three hours and was lightly hydrating.

Ingredients

Polybutene, Triisotridecyl Trimellitate, Octyldodecanol, Bis-Diglyceryl Polyacyladipate-2, Silica Dimethyl Silylate, Ozokerite, Diisostearyl Malate, Ethyl Vanillin, Phenoxyethanol, Tocopheryl Acetate, Tin Oxide, Ascorbyl Palmitate, Carthamus Tinctorius (Safflower) Seed Oil, Euterpe Oleracea Fruit Extract, Punica Granatum Seed Extract, Synthetic Fluorphlogopite, Vitis Vinifera (Grape) Seed Oil, Olus (Vegetable) Oil, Caesalpinia Sappan Bark Extract. May Contain: Mica (CI 77019),¿Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891), Iron Oxides (CI 77491, CI 77492, CI 77499), Red 7 Lake (CI 15850), Carmine (75470), Blue 1 Lake (CI 42090). *May contain Carmine as a color additive.

Foodie

LELimited Edition. $17.00.
B-
B-
8
Product
8.5
Pigmentation
8
Texture
7.5
Longevity
4.5
Application
81%
Total
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LORAC Barista Alter Ego Lip Gloss
LORAC Barista Alter Ego Lip Gloss
LORAC Barista Alter Ego Lip Gloss
LORAC Barista Alter Ego Lip Gloss
LORAC Barista Alter Ego Lip Gloss
LORAC Barista Alter Ego Lip Gloss
LORAC Barista Alter Ego Lip Gloss
LORAC Barista Alter Ego Lip Gloss
LORAC Barista Alter Ego Lip Gloss
LORAC Barista Alter Ego Lip Gloss
LORAC Barista Alter Ego Lip Gloss
LORAC Barista Alter Ego Lip Gloss
LORAC Barista Alter Ego Lip Gloss
LORAC Barista Alter Ego Lip Gloss
LORAC Barista Alter Ego Lip Gloss
LORAC Barista Alter Ego Lip Gloss
LORAC Barista Alter Ego Lip Gloss
LORAC Barista Alter Ego Lip Gloss
LORAC Barista Alter Ego Lip Gloss
LORAC Barista Alter Ego Lip Gloss
LORAC Barista Alter Ego Lip Gloss
LORAC Barista Alter Ego Lip Gloss
LORAC Barista Alter Ego Lip Gloss
LORAC Barista Alter Ego Lip Gloss

Barista

LORAC Barista Alter Ego Lip Gloss ($17.00 for 0.13 fl. oz.) is a light-medium peachy orange with warm, golden pearl. It had semi-opaque pigmentation that applied without appearing too streaky, but the paler color showed how much it settled into my lip lines. The gloss was smooth, light-medium in weight, and easy to spread across the lips. On me, the color wore well for three hours.

Ingredients

Polybutene, Triisotridecyl Trimellitate, Octyldodecanol, Bis-Diglyceryl Polyacyladipate-2, Silica Dimethyl Silylate, Ozokerite, Diisostearyl Malate, Ethyl Vanillin, Phenoxyethanol, Tocopheryl Acetate, Tin Oxide, Ascorbyl Palmitate, Carthamus Tinctorius (Safflower) Seed Oil, Euterpe Oleracea Fruit Extract, Punica Granatum Seed Extract, Synthetic Fluorphlogopite, Vitis Vinifera (Grape) Seed Oil, Olus (Vegetable) Oil, Caesalpinia Sappan Bark Extract. May Contain: Mica (CI 77019),¿Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891), Iron Oxides (CI 77491, CI 77492, CI 77499), Red 7 Lake (CI 15850), Carmine (75470), Blue 1 Lake (CI 42090). *May contain Carmine as a color additive.

Barista

LELimited Edition. $17.00.
B-
B-
8
Product
8.5
Pigmentation
8
Texture
7.5
Longevity
4.5
Application
81%
Total
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LORAC Pastry Chef Alter Ego Lip Gloss
LORAC Pastry Chef Alter Ego Lip Gloss
LORAC Pastry Chef Alter Ego Lip Gloss
LORAC Pastry Chef Alter Ego Lip Gloss
LORAC Pastry Chef Alter Ego Lip Gloss
LORAC Pastry Chef Alter Ego Lip Gloss
LORAC Pastry Chef Alter Ego Lip Gloss
LORAC Pastry Chef Alter Ego Lip Gloss
LORAC Pastry Chef Alter Ego Lip Gloss
LORAC Pastry Chef Alter Ego Lip Gloss
LORAC Pastry Chef Alter Ego Lip Gloss
LORAC Pastry Chef Alter Ego Lip Gloss
LORAC Pastry Chef Alter Ego Lip Gloss
LORAC Pastry Chef Alter Ego Lip Gloss
LORAC Pastry Chef Alter Ego Lip Gloss
LORAC Pastry Chef Alter Ego Lip Gloss
LORAC Pastry Chef Alter Ego Lip Gloss
LORAC Pastry Chef Alter Ego Lip Gloss
LORAC Pastry Chef Alter Ego Lip Gloss
LORAC Pastry Chef Alter Ego Lip Gloss
LORAC Pastry Chef Alter Ego Lip Gloss
LORAC Pastry Chef Alter Ego Lip Gloss
LORAC Pastry Chef Alter Ego Lip Gloss
LORAC Pastry Chef Alter Ego Lip Gloss

Pastry Chef

LORAC Pastry Chef Alter Ego Lip Gloss ($17.00 for 0.13 fl. oz.) is a brighter, light-medium pink with subtle, cool undertones and fine, lavender pearl. The pearl was so fine (but plentiful!) that it gave a nearly metallic sheen. It had good pigmentation, though not opaque, that covered the lips with even coverage without streaking, but there was noticeable color in my lip lines that made it less-than-flattering applied. The consistency was easy to spread across the lips, comfortable to wear, and smooth. This shade wore well for three and a half hours and was hydrating.

Ingredients

Polybutene, Triisotridecyl Trimellitate, Octyldodecanol, Bis-Diglyceryl Polyacyladipate-2, Silica Dimethyl Silylate, Ozokerite, Diisostearyl Malate, Ethyl Vanillin, Phenoxyethanol, Tocopheryl Acetate, Tin Oxide, Ascorbyl Palmitate, Carthamus Tinctorius (Safflower) Seed Oil, Euterpe Oleracea Fruit Extract, Punica Granatum Seed Extract, Synthetic Fluorphlogopite, Vitis Vinifera (Grape) Seed Oil, Olus (Vegetable) Oil, Caesalpinia Sappan Bark Extract. May Contain: Mica (CI 77019),¿Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891), Iron Oxides (CI 77491, CI 77492, CI 77499), Red 7 Lake (CI 15850), Carmine (75470), Blue 1 Lake (CI 42090). *May contain Carmine as a color additive

Pastry Chef

LELimited Edition. $17.00.
B
B
8.5
Product
9
Pigmentation
8
Texture
8
Longevity
4.5
Application
84%
Total
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Makeup Look

On face:
  • Guerlain Lingerie de Peau Foundation
  • Laura Mercier Loose Setting Powder
  • LORAC Limelight Illuminating Powder
  • LORAC Luna Color Source Buildable Blush
  • LORAC Panorama Color Source Buildable Blush
On eyes:
  • LORAC I Love Brunch Eyeshadow Palette

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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Not 100% that I’ll actually buy one of these, but I am seriously digging Foodie and Barista! Problem being, I’ve got darker lips than yours, so these could look weird on me. Wish I could pull off Barista, though!

I know these suffer from milky pastel gloss issues, but the colors are so pretty that I still like them. I don’t think I’d wear them enough to buy, though.

What formulas feel similar to these? I ended up with one in a bundle with a palette and was shocked to fall in love since I don’t like most gloss. So hydrating and comfy! But I would love one with glitter and they all seem to be creme. Any leads?

Anastasia, Marc Jacobs Enamored Hi-Shine, MAC Cmresheen Glass, Dior Addict Ultra Gloss, Hourglass Extreme Sheen, Sephora Ultra Shines. But keep in mind that I don’t have an issue with most gloss and the formula here didn’t feel particularly different/standout in a sea of glosses to me!

These are all a little too sheer and delicate/pastel for my taste. I find that glosses these shades tend to look better on others than on me.

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