Pat McGrath Flesh 3 & Elson 4 LiquiLUST Matte Lipsticks Reviews & Swatches

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Pat McGrath Flesh 3 LiquiLUST Matte Lipstick
Pat McGrath Flesh 3 LiquiLUST Matte Lipstick
Pat McGrath Flesh 3 LiquiLUST Matte Lipstick
Pat McGrath Flesh 3 LiquiLUST Matte Lipstick
Pat McGrath Flesh 3 LiquiLUST Matte Lipstick
Pat McGrath Flesh 3 LiquiLUST Matte Lipstick
Pat McGrath Flesh 3 LiquiLUST Matte Lipstick
Pat McGrath Flesh 3 LiquiLUST Matte Lipstick
Pat McGrath Flesh 3 LiquiLUST Matte Lipstick
Pat McGrath Flesh 3 LiquiLUST Matte Lipstick
Pat McGrath Flesh 3 LiquiLUST Matte Lipstick
Pat McGrath Flesh 3 LiquiLUST Matte Lipstick
Pat McGrath Flesh 3 LiquiLUST Matte Lipstick
Pat McGrath Flesh 3 LiquiLUST Matte Lipstick
Pat McGrath Flesh 3 LiquiLUST Matte Lipstick
Pat McGrath Flesh 3 LiquiLUST Matte Lipstick
Pat McGrath Flesh 3 LiquiLUST Matte Lipstick
Pat McGrath Flesh 3 LiquiLUST Matte Lipstick

Flesh 3

Pat McGrath Flesh 3 LiquiLUST Matte LipstickPat McGrath Flesh 3 LiquiLUST Matte Lipstick ($30.00 for 0.17 oz.) is a deep, reddish-brown with subtle, warm undertones and a flat, matte finish. It had rich pigmentation in a single layer of product, though the formula’s consistency made it so a little went a longer way than average.

The texture was smooth, fluid, and easy to work with along the edges of my lips. It dried down very quickly and was budge-proof but somewhat flexible, which made it more comfortable to wear. This shade stayed on nicely for over six hours, left a faint stain behind, and felt neither drying nor hydrating over time.

FURTHER READING: Formula Overview for details on general performance and characteristics (like scent).

Formula Overview

$30.00/0.17 oz. - $176.47 Per Ounce

The formula is supposed to have opaque coverage in a "single swipe" that feels "lightweight" and leaves lips looking "smooth." The formula was opaque in a single layer, and the product applied fairly evenly and smoothly to my lips, but it didn't always dry down in the most flattering way. Sometimes, the set result emphasized my lip lines.

The texture was lightweight, creamy, and more fluid--but not heavy--so there was more product on the doe-foot applicator that I found was needed for one application. I noticed that the product seemed to soften and look smoother as I wore it, which was nice as it had a nice, gradual wear-down that was more and more flattering rather than wearing off strongly around the center of my lips. They lasted between five and six hours and felt lightly drying over time. I didn't notice any scent.

Browse all of our Pat McGrath LiquiLUST Matte Lipstick swatches.

Ingredients

Isododecane, Cyclopentasiloxane, Trimethylsiloxysilicate, Dimethicone, Diisostearyl Malate, Kaolin, Dimethicone Crosspolymer, Synthetic Beeswax, Disteardimonium Hectorite, Silica Dimethyl Silylate [Nano], Vinyl Dimethicone/Methicone Silsesquioxane Crosspolymer, Propylene Carbonate, Bht, Ethylhexyl Methoxycinnamate, Tocopheryl Acetate, Phenoxyethanol, Titanium Dioxide (Ci 77891), Iron Oxides (Ci 77491, Ci 77492, Ci 77499), Red 7 Lake (Ci 15850).

Disclaimer: Ingredient lists are as available by the brand (or retailer) at the time of publishing. Please always check product packaging, if it exists, for the ingredient list applicable to the product you're purchasing, or the brand or retailer's website for the most up-to-date ingredient list.

Flesh 3

PPermanent. $30.00.
A
A
9
Product
10
Pigmentation
9
Texture
10
Longevity
5
Application
96%
Total
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Pat McGrath Elson 4 LiquiLUST Matte Lipstick
Pat McGrath Elson 4 LiquiLUST Matte Lipstick
Pat McGrath Elson 4 LiquiLUST Matte Lipstick
Pat McGrath Elson 4 LiquiLUST Matte Lipstick
Pat McGrath Elson 4 LiquiLUST Matte Lipstick
Pat McGrath Elson 4 LiquiLUST Matte Lipstick
Pat McGrath Elson 4 LiquiLUST Matte Lipstick
Pat McGrath Elson 4 LiquiLUST Matte Lipstick
Pat McGrath Elson 4 LiquiLUST Matte Lipstick
Pat McGrath Elson 4 LiquiLUST Matte Lipstick
Pat McGrath Elson 4 LiquiLUST Matte Lipstick
Pat McGrath Elson 4 LiquiLUST Matte Lipstick
Pat McGrath Elson 4 LiquiLUST Matte Lipstick
Pat McGrath Elson 4 LiquiLUST Matte Lipstick
Pat McGrath Elson 4 LiquiLUST Matte Lipstick
Pat McGrath Elson 4 LiquiLUST Matte Lipstick
Pat McGrath Elson 4 LiquiLUST Matte Lipstick
Pat McGrath Elson 4 LiquiLUST Matte Lipstick

Elson 4

Pat McGrath Elson 4 LiquiLUST Matte LipstickPat McGrath Elson 4 LiquiLUST Matte Lipstick ($30.00 for 0.17 oz.) is a rich, deeper red with cool, blue undertones and a flat, matte finish. It had semi-opaque, buildable color coverage that applied fairly evenly, though as it dried down, it was more prone to emphasizing my natural lip texture.

The consistency was fluid, more substantial without feeling heavy, but I found the applicator tended to over-apply product if I wasn’t careful to remove some excess on the edge of the tube when I pulled the applicator out. It wore well for over six hours, left a stain behind, and felt non-drying.

FURTHER READING: Formula Overview for details on general performance and characteristics (like scent).

Formula Overview

$30.00/0.17 oz. - $176.47 Per Ounce

The formula is supposed to have opaque coverage in a "single swipe" that feels "lightweight" and leaves lips looking "smooth." The formula was opaque in a single layer, and the product applied fairly evenly and smoothly to my lips, but it didn't always dry down in the most flattering way. Sometimes, the set result emphasized my lip lines.

The texture was lightweight, creamy, and more fluid--but not heavy--so there was more product on the doe-foot applicator that I found was needed for one application. I noticed that the product seemed to soften and look smoother as I wore it, which was nice as it had a nice, gradual wear-down that was more and more flattering rather than wearing off strongly around the center of my lips. They lasted between five and six hours and felt lightly drying over time. I didn't notice any scent.

Browse all of our Pat McGrath LiquiLUST Matte Lipstick swatches.

Ingredients

Isododecane, Cyclopentasiloxane, Trimethylsiloxysilicate, Dimethicone, Diisostearyl Malate, Kaolin, Dimethicone Crosspolymer, Synthetic Beeswax, Disteardimonium Hectorite, Silica Dimethyl Silylate [Nano], Vinyl Dimethicone/Methicone Silsesquioxane Crosspolymer, Propylene Carbonate, Bht, Ethylhexyl Methoxycinnamate, Tocopheryl Acetate, Phenoxyethanol, Titanium Dioxide (Ci 77891), Iron Oxides (Ci 77491, Ci 77492, Ci 77499), Red 7 Lake (Ci 15850).

Disclaimer: Ingredient lists are as available by the brand (or retailer) at the time of publishing. Please always check product packaging, if it exists, for the ingredient list applicable to the product you're purchasing, or the brand or retailer's website for the most up-to-date ingredient list.

Elson 4

PPermanent. $30.00.
A-
A-
8.5
Product
9
Pigmentation
8.5
Texture
10
Longevity
5
Application
91%
Total
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We hope you'll consider supporting Temptalia by shopping through our links below. Thanks!
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I’m really glad that Flesh 3 did so nicely, because that shade would so fill a need in my stash for a vampy brown-red that would endure the on again off again applying of my mask!

Ooh I can’t wait to get Elson 4!! Elson lipstick is currently my top red. I love cool toned blue based reds!!

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