Makeup Geek Trailblazer, Free Spirit, Trophy Wife Plush Lip Crèmes Reviews, Photos, Swatches

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Makeup Geek Trailblazer Plush Lip Crème
Makeup Geek Trailblazer Plush Lip Crème
Makeup Geek Trailblazer Plush Lip Crème
Makeup Geek Trailblazer Plush Lip Crème
Makeup Geek Trailblazer Plush Lip Crème
Makeup Geek Trailblazer Plush Lip Crème
Makeup Geek Trailblazer Plush Lip Crème
Makeup Geek Trailblazer Plush Lip Crème
Makeup Geek Trailblazer Plush Lip Crème
Makeup Geek Trailblazer Plush Lip Crème
Makeup Geek Trailblazer Plush Lip Crème
Makeup Geek Trailblazer Plush Lip Crème
Makeup Geek Trailblazer Plush Lip Crème
Makeup Geek Trailblazer Plush Lip Crème
Makeup Geek Trailblazer Plush Lip Crème
Makeup Geek Trailblazer Plush Lip Crème
Makeup Geek Trailblazer Plush Lip Crème
Makeup Geek Trailblazer Plush Lip Crème
Makeup Geek Trailblazer Plush Lip Crème
Makeup Geek Trailblazer Plush Lip Crème
Makeup Geek Trailblazer Plush Lip Crème

Trailblazer

Makeup Geek Trailblazer Plush Lip Creme ($14.00 for 0.10 fl. oz.) is a muted, medium-dark mauve with grayer, more neutral undertones and a lightly glossy, cream finish. It had good color payoff with a smooth, cream-like texture that sat fairly well on the lips and only had slight settling toward the end of its wear time (three hours). The color applied evenly and was comfortable to wear, and I’d describe the feel of it as non-drying.

The Plush Lip Creme formula is supposed to be “highly pigmented” with a hybrid, “cream and mousse” consistency. The consistency has a very velvety, smooth feel that wasn’t heavy nor did it feel thin or watered down. It seemed to be quite flattering and forgiving when it was initially applied, but there were some shades where the color pulled into my lip lines while worn, and they only lasted two to four hours on me. They were more comfortable to wear than liquid lipstick that dries down to a matte finish, and the formula was mostly non-drying. They did not have any noticeable scent or taste to me.

Ingredients

Dimethicone, Bis-Diglyceryl Polyacyladipate-2, Octyldodecanol, Dimethicone Crosspolymer, Diisostearyl Malate, Hydrogenated Polyisobutene, Nylon-12, Vinyl Dimethicone/Methicone Silsesquioxane Crosspolymer, Polyethylene, Kaolin, Sorbitan Oleate, Limonene, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Flavor/Aroma, Vanilla Planifolia Fruit Extract, Linalool, Citral, Citronellol, Geraniol, HDI/Trimethylol Hexyllactone Crosspolymer Cyclotetrasiloxane. May Contain: Mica CI 77019, Iron Oxides (CI 77499, CI 77492, CI 77491), Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891), Red 28 Lake (CI 45410), Yellow 5 Lake (CI 19140), Red 7 Lake (CI 15850), Red 33 (Lake CI 17200)

Trailblazer

PPermanent. $12.00.
B+
B+
8.5
Product
9.5
Pigmentation
8.5
Texture
7.5
Longevity
5
Application
87%
Total
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Makeup Geek Free Spirit Plush Lip Crème
Makeup Geek Free Spirit Plush Lip Crème
Makeup Geek Free Spirit Plush Lip Crème
Makeup Geek Free Spirit Plush Lip Crème
Makeup Geek Free Spirit Plush Lip Crème
Makeup Geek Free Spirit Plush Lip Crème
Makeup Geek Free Spirit Plush Lip Crème
Makeup Geek Free Spirit Plush Lip Crème
Makeup Geek Free Spirit Plush Lip Crème
Makeup Geek Free Spirit Plush Lip Crème
Makeup Geek Free Spirit Plush Lip Crème
Makeup Geek Free Spirit Plush Lip Crème
Makeup Geek Free Spirit Plush Lip Crème
Makeup Geek Free Spirit Plush Lip Crème
Makeup Geek Free Spirit Plush Lip Crème
Makeup Geek Free Spirit Plush Lip Crème
Makeup Geek Free Spirit Plush Lip Crème
Makeup Geek Free Spirit Plush Lip Crème
Makeup Geek Free Spirit Plush Lip Crème
Makeup Geek Free Spirit Plush Lip Crème
Makeup Geek Free Spirit Plush Lip Crème

Free Spirit

Makeup Geek Free Spirit Plush Lip Creme ($14.00 for 0.10 fl. oz.) is a bright, medium orange with warm, red undertones and a cream finish. It had good color payoff, though it was not opaque, while the texture had moderate slip, was light-medium in thickness, and spread easily. I did have trouble getting the color to stay out of lip lines, and there were minor streaks that would be visible if I pressed my lips together. On me, the color lasted for three and a half hours and left a stain behind. The formula was neither drying nor hydrating over time.

Ingredients

Dimethicone, Bis-Diglyceryl Polyacyladipate-2, Octyldodecanol, Dimethicone Crosspolymer, Diisostearyl Malate, Hydrogenated Polyisobutene, Nylon-12, Vinyl Dimethicone/Methicone Silsesquioxane Crosspolymer, Polyethylene, Kaolin, Sorbitan Oleate, Limonene, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Flavor/Aroma, Vanilla Planifolia Fruit Extract, Linalool, Citral, Citronellol, Geraniol, HDI/Trimethylol Hexyllactone Crosspolymer Cyclotetrasiloxane. May Contain: Mica CI 77019, Iron Oxides (CI 77499, CI 77492, CI 77491), Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891), Red 28 Lake (CI 45410), Yellow 5 Lake (CI 19140), Red 7 Lake (CI 15850), Red 33 (Lake CI 17200)

Free Spirit

PPermanent. $12.00.
B-
B-
8
Product
9
Pigmentation
8
Texture
7.5
Longevity
4.5
Application
82%
Total
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Makeup Geek Trophy Wife Plush Lip Crème
Makeup Geek Trophy Wife Plush Lip Crème
Makeup Geek Trophy Wife Plush Lip Crème
Makeup Geek Trophy Wife Plush Lip Crème
Makeup Geek Trophy Wife Plush Lip Crème
Makeup Geek Trophy Wife Plush Lip Crème
Makeup Geek Trophy Wife Plush Lip Crème
Makeup Geek Trophy Wife Plush Lip Crème
Makeup Geek Trophy Wife Plush Lip Crème
Makeup Geek Trophy Wife Plush Lip Crème
Makeup Geek Trophy Wife Plush Lip Crème
Makeup Geek Trophy Wife Plush Lip Crème
Makeup Geek Trophy Wife Plush Lip Crème
Makeup Geek Trophy Wife Plush Lip Crème
Makeup Geek Trophy Wife Plush Lip Crème
Makeup Geek Trophy Wife Plush Lip Crème
Makeup Geek Trophy Wife Plush Lip Crème
Makeup Geek Trophy Wife Plush Lip Crème
Makeup Geek Trophy Wife Plush Lip Crème
Makeup Geek Trophy Wife Plush Lip Crème
Makeup Geek Trophy Wife Plush Lip Crème

Trophy Wife

Makeup Geek Trophy Wife Plush Lip Creme ($14.00 for 0.10 fl. oz.) is a bright, medium pinky-red with cool undertones and a natural sheen. It had semi-opaque color payoff that applied evenly and smoothly, as the consistency was cream-like, thin without being watery, and comfortable to wear. This shade lasted for four hours, left a bright fuchsia stain behind, and was neither drying nor hydrating.

Ingredients

Dimethicone, Bis-Diglyceryl Polyacyladipate-2, Octyldodecanol, Dimethicone Crosspolymer, Diisostearyl Malate, Hydrogenated Polyisobutene, Nylon-12, Vinyl Dimethicone/Methicone Silsesquioxane Crosspolymer, Polyethylene, Kaolin, Sorbitan Oleate, Limonene, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Flavor/Aroma, Vanilla Planifolia Fruit Extract, Linalool, Citral, Citronellol, Geraniol, HDI/Trimethylol Hexyllactone Crosspolymer Cyclotetrasiloxane. May Contain: Mica CI 77019, Iron Oxides (CI 77499, CI 77492, CI 77491), Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891), Red 28 Lake (CI 45410), Yellow 5 Lake (CI 19140), Red 7 Lake (CI 15850), Red 33 (Lake CI 17200)

Trophy Wife

PPermanent. $12.00.
B+
B+
8.5
Product
8.5
Pigmentation
9
Texture
8.5
Longevity
5
Application
88%
Total
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87%

Average

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Christine Mielke is the editor-in-chief and has been reviewing products for over 14 years.

She has normal-to-dry skin with occasional dryness on cheeks and nose. She has a light plus skintone with subtle, warmer yellow undertones (view her foundation matches here).

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Wow, the color and finish are gorgeous! Can’t pull it off, but love how unique Thistle is. Free Spirit is gorgeous on you even if the formula could be better

I really like Trophy Wife; so, naturally, I already have Luxembourg, lol 😉

I like the brightness of Free Spirit, even though the color wouldn’t be good for me.

And Trailblazer would be a reasonable choice for me for this spring’s ‘nude lips’ trend, but I’d prefer the Amuse Bouche formula of Thistle.

Gotta know that, of course, my first pick is Trailblazer, right? Love these on lighter and darker peeps than myself, but will be doing a Bite lipstick try-on marathon to see about a darker grayed mauve like Thistle. If that works, well that opens Pandora’s box to that family of shades. CP Cheap Thrills DOES work on me, as does Maybelline Gone Greige, which I bought last night on a hope and a prayer that it would look good. And it does!

The name made me cringe 🙁 Then again, so did a lot of the names in this range (a bit like some of Tarte’s recent releases).

Woah! Trophy Wife looks good, really good. Sad about Free Spirit settling into lip lines because it’ll definitely do the same for me. It’s such a pretty color too. Oh well, at least there’s dupes.

Trophy Wife is a real winner in my book. I’d probably be more likely to get the NARS dupe though. I also like Trailblazer but would probably get one of the Bite dupes.

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