NYX Whipped Caviar, Sierra, Shy Matte Lipsticks Reviews, Photos, Swatches

01/06

NYX Whipped Caviar Matte Lipstick
NYX Whipped Caviar Matte Lipstick
NYX Whipped Caviar Matte Lipstick
NYX Whipped Caviar Matte Lipstick
NYX Whipped Caviar Matte Lipstick
NYX Whipped Caviar Matte Lipstick
NYX Whipped Caviar Matte Lipstick
NYX Whipped Caviar Matte Lipstick
NYX Whipped Caviar Matte Lipstick
NYX Whipped Caviar Matte Lipstick
NYX Whipped Caviar Matte Lipstick
NYX Whipped Caviar Matte Lipstick
NYX Whipped Caviar Matte Lipstick
NYX Whipped Caviar Matte Lipstick
NYX Whipped Caviar Matte Lipstick
NYX Whipped Caviar Matte Lipstick
NYX Whipped Caviar Matte Lipstick
NYX Whipped Caviar Matte Lipstick

Whipped Caviar

NYX Whipped Caviar Matte Lipstick ($5.99 for 0.16 oz.) is a muted, medium-dark pink with neutral-to-warm undertones and a semi-matte finish. The consistency was smooth, creamy without being too slippery so it adhered well to the lips evenly. It had rich, opaque color coverage that applied evenly and lasted for four and a half hours. The formula was comfortable to wear and neither drying nor hydrating.

The Matte Lipstick is supposed to be “highly pigmented” and have a “velvety, non-glossy” finish. In general, the formula has semi-opaque to opaque color coverage with a velvety texture that glides on without tugging but doesn’t have a lot of slip, so the lipstick won’t slide around while worn. The formula varied from non-drying to moderately drying with wear times that ranged from four to over six hours (deeper, reddish shades lasted quite long). It has a mint scent and no discernible taste. I noticed that the packaging had a tendency to twist up the lipstick too easily (even barely holding it) and sometimes would twist down as I would apply it directly from the tube.

Ingredients

Bis-Diglyceryl Polyacyladipate-2, Ethylhexyl Palmitate, Isopropyl Palmitate, Octyldodecanol, Oleyl Alcohol, Euphorbia Cerifera (Candelilla) Wax/Candelilla Cera/Cire de Candelilla, Beeswax/Cera Alba/Cire dโ€™Abeille, Hydrogenated Microcrystalline Wax, Isostearyl Isostearate, Polyisobutene, Ozokerite, Polyethylene, Copernicia Cerifera (Carnauba) Wax/Copernicia Cerifera Cera/Cire de carnauba, Tocopheryl Acetate, Tocopherol, Hydrogenated Palm Glycerides Citrate, Alumina, Barium Sulfate (CI 77120), BHT, Fragrance/Parfum. MAY CONTAIN / PEUT CONTENIR (+/-): Mica, Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891), Iron Oxides (CI 77491, CI 77492, CI 77499), Red 6 (CI 15850), Red 7 (CI 15850), Red 28 Lake (CI 45410), Red 36 (CI 12085), Yellow 5 Lake (CI 19140), Blue 1 Lake (CI 42090).

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01/06

NYX Sierra Matte Lipstick
NYX Sierra Matte Lipstick
NYX Sierra Matte Lipstick
NYX Sierra Matte Lipstick
NYX Sierra Matte Lipstick
NYX Sierra Matte Lipstick
NYX Sierra Matte Lipstick
NYX Sierra Matte Lipstick
NYX Sierra Matte Lipstick
NYX Sierra Matte Lipstick
NYX Sierra Matte Lipstick
NYX Sierra Matte Lipstick
NYX Sierra Matte Lipstick
NYX Sierra Matte Lipstick
NYX Sierra Matte Lipstick
NYX Sierra Matte Lipstick
NYX Sierra Matte Lipstick
NYX Sierra Matte Lipstick

Sierra

NYX Sierra Matte Lipstick ($5.99 for 0.16 oz.) is a muted, medium-dark copper with warm, orange undertones and a satin finish. The pigmentation was nearly opaque, while the consistency was smooth, creamy enough to glide on without tugging but not slide around once on. It was comfortable to wear and lasted for four and a half hours. The formula was neither drying nor hydrating to me.

Ingredients

Bis-Diglyceryl Polyacyladipate-2, Ethylhexyl Palmitate, Isopropyl Palmitate, Octyldodecanol, Oleyl Alcohol, Euphorbia Cerifera (Candelilla) Wax/Candelilla Cera/Cire de Candelilla, Beeswax/Cera Alba/Cire dโ€™Abeille, Hydrogenated Microcrystalline Wax, Isostearyl Isostearate, Polyisobutene, Ozokerite, Polyethylene, Copernicia Cerifera (Carnauba) Wax/Copernicia Cerifera Cera/Cire de carnauba, Tocopheryl Acetate, Tocopherol, Hydrogenated Palm Glycerides Citrate, Alumina, Barium Sulfate (CI 77120), BHT, Fragrance/Parfum. MAY CONTAIN / PEUT CONTENIR (+/-): Mica, Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891), Iron Oxides (CI 77491, CI 77492, CI 77499), Red 6 (CI 15850), Red 7 (CI 15850), Red 28 Lake (CI 45410), Red 36 (CI 12085), Yellow 5 Lake (CI 19140), Blue 1 Lake (CI 42090).

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01/06

NYX Shy Matte Lipstick
NYX Shy Matte Lipstick
NYX Shy Matte Lipstick
NYX Shy Matte Lipstick
NYX Shy Matte Lipstick
NYX Shy Matte Lipstick
NYX Shy Matte Lipstick
NYX Shy Matte Lipstick
NYX Shy Matte Lipstick
NYX Shy Matte Lipstick
NYX Shy Matte Lipstick
NYX Shy Matte Lipstick
NYX Shy Matte Lipstick
NYX Shy Matte Lipstick
NYX Shy Matte Lipstick
NYX Shy Matte Lipstick
NYX Shy Matte Lipstick
NYX Shy Matte Lipstick

Shy

NYX Shy Matte Lipstick ($5.99 for 0.16 oz.) is a light peach with subtle, warm undertones and a semi-matte finish. it had good pigmentation, but the consistency was slightly chalky, despite feeling creamy and going on without tugging. It had a tendency to separate a bit in places, and it sunk into my lip lines within an hour and a half of wear. This shade did not wear down evenly, so it was a more high-maintenance shade that required frequent reapplication or else a lip liner underneath. It wore well for three hours on me decently and was non-drying.

Ingredients

Bis-Diglyceryl Polyacyladipate-2, Ethylhexyl Palmitate, Isopropyl Palmitate, Octyldodecanol, Oleyl Alcohol, Euphorbia Cerifera (Candelilla) Wax/Candelilla Cera/Cire de Candelilla, Beeswax/Cera Alba/Cire dโ€™Abeille, Hydrogenated Microcrystalline Wax, Isostearyl Isostearate, Polyisobutene, Ozokerite, Polyethylene, Copernicia Cerifera (Carnauba) Wax/Copernicia Cerifera Cera/Cire de carnauba, Tocopheryl Acetate, Tocopherol, Hydrogenated Palm Glycerides Citrate, Alumina, Barium Sulfate (CI 77120), BHT, Fragrance/Parfum. MAY CONTAIN / PEUT CONTENIR (+/-): Mica, Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891), Iron Oxides (CI 77491, CI 77492, CI 77499), Red 6 (CI 15850), Red 7 (CI 15850), Red 28 Lake (CI 45410), Red 36 (CI 12085), Yellow 5 Lake (CI 19140), Blue 1 Lake (CI 42090).

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Makeup Look

On face:
  • Tarte Rainforest of the Sea Foudnatoin
  • Laura Mercier Loose Setting Powder
  • Marc Jacobs Beauty Flesh & Fantasy Blush
  • Estee Lauder Modern Mercury Illuminator
On eyes:
  • Tom Ford Young Adonis Eye Duo
  • Marc Jacobs Top Sea(cret) Eyeliner
  • Tom Ford Sun Worship Eye Duo
  • MAC Tempting Eyeshadow
  • MAC Quarry Eyeshadow
  • MAC Naked Lights Eyeshadow

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 seriously cannot wait for those uber pale corpse lips “nudes” to go bye-bye! I have yet to see them being flattering on anyone. Bye Shy!
However, there’s the other 2 that look beautiful! In fact, I thought for sure that I owned Sierra…but I was slightly off, I actually have Strawberry Daiquiri. Similar, but Sierra is warmer. Now I’m wishing I would have gotten it on the day I was agonizing over which one to get!

I like them on some people ๐Ÿ™‚ I think it has more to do with an overall look than a specific skin tone, though! It is hard to find one that applies perfectly.

They are definitely more of a *statement* look, ie; KKW-ish. The palest I can go without looking funky is MAC Shy Girl or Pure Zen, but I have to wear a lipliner to put it off!

I have Whipped Caviar, and I love it. I find it to be a dupe for ColourPop’s Lumiere (at least on me). I really like this formula. I’m glad you’re reviewing it so I can get some ideas for new shades to pick up.

I have Whipped Caviar. I don’t wear it much, as I got it on a dare (to myself) – pink, you know … not a color I’m comfortable with.

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