NYX Stella Lipstick Review, Photos, Swatches

NYX Stella Lipstick
NYX Stella Lipstick

NYX Stella Lipstick

NYX Stella Round Lipstick ($4.00 for 0.14 oz.) is a creamy medium pink with yellow undertones. The finish has a natural sheen to it that gives it a nice luminosity, and the color coverage is mostly opaque. MAC Joie-de-Vivre is slightly yellower. MAC Hot Gossip is darker.

Like Haute Melon, there was a fair amount of slip in the creamy consistency of this particular shade that made it slide around during application. It was also easy to move around the applied product and get lines of color. Again, this shade didn’t wear for long, about three hours, when I typically average four hours of wear on a regular lipstick (not one touted as long-wearing). Mine didn’t have any scent, but other NYX lipsticks I’ve tried have almost been vanilla scented. I’ve had this for some time before opening it, though, so it’s possible the scent faded away over time (a lot of my budget-friendly lipsticks lose their scent very quickly).

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NYX Stella Lipstick
NYX Stella Lipstick

NYX Stella Lipstick
NYX Stella Lipstick

NYX Stella Lipstick
NYX Stella Lipstick

NYX Stella Lipstick
NYX Stella Lipstick

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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’ve bought this one about half a year ago. I don’t use lipstick very often, i like nude lips better, but i don’t, i love to wear this one!

beautiful color 🙁 too bad it doesn’t look good on lips 🙁 and you have nice lips, i can only imagine how it’d look on my dry flaky lips :))

This is such a pretty pink. It’s sad that NYX lipsticks are a little TOO creamy sometimes. I rarely wear mine anymore because I realized that there’s a point when creamy becomes smeary 🙁

It’s a really pretty color but I hate that it gets between the cracks on your lips and looks….like a grandma is wearing it. From a distance it’s gorgeous but up close that bugs me.

How come yours look so smooth?! Not perfectly smooth, but compared to mine…….
I love this color but I get all sorts of chunks on my (well-exfoliated) lips.

i find that the lighter/nude shades smells horrible, and the consistency is too creamy for me, like you say moves around. The darker shades like Heredes and Ulysses on the other hand.. amazinggg!!!

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