Pat McGrath Love Interest & Belle Amour Divinyl Lip Shines Reviews & Swatches

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Pat McGrath Love Interest Divinyl Lip Shine
Pat McGrath Love Interest Divinyl Lip Shine
Pat McGrath Love Interest Divinyl Lip Shine
Pat McGrath Love Interest Divinyl Lip Shine
Pat McGrath Love Interest Divinyl Lip Shine
Pat McGrath Love Interest Divinyl Lip Shine
Pat McGrath Love Interest Divinyl Lip Shine
Pat McGrath Love Interest Divinyl Lip Shine
Pat McGrath Love Interest Divinyl Lip Shine
Pat McGrath Love Interest Divinyl Lip Shine
Pat McGrath Love Interest Divinyl Lip Shine
Pat McGrath Love Interest Divinyl Lip Shine
Pat McGrath Love Interest Divinyl Lip Shine
Pat McGrath Love Interest Divinyl Lip Shine
Pat McGrath Love Interest Divinyl Lip Shine
Pat McGrath Love Interest Divinyl Lip Shine
Pat McGrath Love Interest Divinyl Lip Shine
Pat McGrath Love Interest Divinyl Lip Shine

Love Interest

Pat McGrath Love Interest Divinyl Lip Shine ($36.00 for 0.08 oz.) is a rich, deep pink with moderate, warm undertones and a luminous sheen. It had a smooth, balmy consistency that had more glide than slide–it looked a lot glossier than it felt, so while it never tugged, it didn’t feel like it melted instantly and became slick to work with.

The color coverage was good, though not full coverage, and went on evenly. The color wore well for four and a half hours and felt moisturizing while worn.

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

Formula Overview

$36.00/0.08 oz. - $450.00 Per Ounce

The formula is supposed to offer "mirror-esque" shine with "rich color" that has a lot of "hydration." It's part of the brand's Lip Fetish range, which is a lip balm-based formula, but these appear to be the higher coverage offering within the various finishes available. They have a smooth, balm-like feel--light glide but not overly slippery, lightweight, and comfortable to apply and to wear.

The texture felt smooth and warmed up against my lips, which gave it a bit more slip, but the formula looked glossier than it actually felt with respect to slip, so it didn't end up being a high-maintenance formula--I didn't experience feathering/bleeding personally.

The weakness is in the wear time, which is three to four hours on most shades, and they don't have strong staining abilities (at least not based on the existing shade range). Otherwise, they offered semi-opaque to opaque coverage that applied evenly, smoothly, but it wasn't the most forgiving of imperfections. I always exfoliate my lips prior to doing lip swatches, but there were still a few shades that clung more noticeably to imperfections, though not all shades did so.

The formula felt moderately hydrating, though I don't find it as hydrating top tier lip balm formulations. They have a light, sweet vanilla scent but no discernible taste.

Browse all of our Pat McGrath Divinyl Lip Shine swatches.

Ingredients

Pentaerythrityl Tetraisostearate, Diisostearyl Malate, Bis-Diglyceryl Polyacyladipate-2, Polyglyceryl-3 Diisostearate, Polybutene, Triisostearin, Peg-45/Dodecyl Glycol Copolymer, Euphorbia Cerifera (Candelilla) Wax / Candelilla Cera / Cire De Candelilla, Polyethylene, Synthetic Wax, Mica, Ozokerite, Dimer Dilinoleyl Dimer Dilinoleate, Silica, Tocopheryl Acetate, Fragrance/Parfum, Persea Gratissima (Avocado) Oil, Cocos Nucifera (Coconut) Oil, Pentaerythrityl Tetra-Di-T-Butyl Hydroxyhydrocinnamate, Diethylhexyl Syringylidenemalonate, Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea) Nut Extract, Triolein, Sodium Hyaluronate, Tin Oxide, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Synthetic Fluorphlogopite, Aluminum Calcium Sodium Silicate. May Contain / Peut Contenir / +/- : Titanium Dioxide (Ci 77891), Iron Oxides (Ci 77491, Ci 77492, Ci 77499), Red 6 (Ci 15850), Red 7 (Ci 15850), Red 27 Lake (Ci 45410), Yellow 5 Lake (Ci 19140), Blue 1 Lake (Ci 42090).

Love Interest

PPermanent. $36.00.
B+
B+
8.5
Product
9
Pigmentation
8.5
Texture
9
Longevity
5
Application
89%
Total
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Pat McGrath Belle Amour Divinyl Lip Shine
Pat McGrath Belle Amour Divinyl Lip Shine
Pat McGrath Belle Amour Divinyl Lip Shine
Pat McGrath Belle Amour Divinyl Lip Shine
Pat McGrath Belle Amour Divinyl Lip Shine
Pat McGrath Belle Amour Divinyl Lip Shine
Pat McGrath Belle Amour Divinyl Lip Shine
Pat McGrath Belle Amour Divinyl Lip Shine
Pat McGrath Belle Amour Divinyl Lip Shine
Pat McGrath Belle Amour Divinyl Lip Shine
Pat McGrath Belle Amour Divinyl Lip Shine
Pat McGrath Belle Amour Divinyl Lip Shine
Pat McGrath Belle Amour Divinyl Lip Shine
Pat McGrath Belle Amour Divinyl Lip Shine
Pat McGrath Belle Amour Divinyl Lip Shine
Pat McGrath Belle Amour Divinyl Lip Shine
Pat McGrath Belle Amour Divinyl Lip Shine
Pat McGrath Belle Amour Divinyl Lip Shine

Belle Amour

Pat McGrath Belle Amour Divinyl Lip Shine ($36.00 for 0.08 oz.) is a deep pink with subtle, warm undertones and a glossy, cream finish. It had nearly opaque color coverage in a single stroke, which glided comfortably across my lips without tugging or feeling overly slippery.

The consistency was lightweight with a firmer balm-like texture, so it felt smooth, softened slightly with the warmth of my lips during application, but it looked shinier than it felt. The color applied evenly and didn’t emphasize lip texture. It lasted nicely for four and a half hours and felt hydrating over time.

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

Formula Overview

$36.00/0.08 oz. - $450.00 Per Ounce

The formula is supposed to offer "mirror-esque" shine with "rich color" that has a lot of "hydration." It's part of the brand's Lip Fetish range, which is a lip balm-based formula, but these appear to be the higher coverage offering within the various finishes available. They have a smooth, balm-like feel--light glide but not overly slippery, lightweight, and comfortable to apply and to wear.

The texture felt smooth and warmed up against my lips, which gave it a bit more slip, but the formula looked glossier than it actually felt with respect to slip, so it didn't end up being a high-maintenance formula--I didn't experience feathering/bleeding personally.

The weakness is in the wear time, which is three to four hours on most shades, and they don't have strong staining abilities (at least not based on the existing shade range). Otherwise, they offered semi-opaque to opaque coverage that applied evenly, smoothly, but it wasn't the most forgiving of imperfections. I always exfoliate my lips prior to doing lip swatches, but there were still a few shades that clung more noticeably to imperfections, though not all shades did so.

The formula felt moderately hydrating, though I don't find it as hydrating top tier lip balm formulations. They have a light, sweet vanilla scent but no discernible taste.

Browse all of our Pat McGrath Divinyl Lip Shine swatches.

Ingredients

Pentaerythrityl Tetraisostearate, Diisostearyl Malate, Bis-Diglyceryl Polyacyladipate-2, Polyglyceryl-3 Diisostearate, Polybutene, Triisostearin, Peg-45/Dodecyl Glycol Copolymer, Euphorbia Cerifera (Candelilla) Wax / Candelilla Cera / Cire De Candelilla, Polyethylene, Synthetic Wax, Mica, Ozokerite, Dimer Dilinoleyl Dimer Dilinoleate, Silica, Tocopheryl Acetate, Fragrance/Parfum, Persea Gratissima (Avocado) Oil, Cocos Nucifera (Coconut) Oil, Pentaerythrityl Tetra-Di-T-Butyl Hydroxyhydrocinnamate, Diethylhexyl Syringylidenemalonate, Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea) Nut Extract, Triolein, Sodium Hyaluronate, Tin Oxide, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Synthetic Fluorphlogopite, Aluminum Calcium Sodium Silicate. May Contain / Peut Contenir / +/- : Titanium Dioxide (Ci 77891), Iron Oxides (Ci 77491, Ci 77492, Ci 77499), Red 6 (Ci 15850), Red 7 (Ci 15850), Red 27 Lake (Ci 45410), Yellow 5 Lake (Ci 19140), Blue 1 Lake (Ci 42090).

Belle Amour

PPermanent. $36.00.
A-
A-
9
Product
9
Pigmentation
9
Texture
9
Longevity
5
Application
91%
Total
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Divinyl Lip Shine
Pat McGrath
$36.00/0.08 oz.

88%

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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This line looks so lovely. I’m working through my lipstick stash, so I’m holding off buying them, but I hope they stick around long enough for me to try them!

Belle Amour was a nice little surprise! I wasn’t expecting to fall in love with it, but I just did. Nope, I was all set to go for Love Interest until I saw that I have 2 dupes for it that I rarely wear.

This is one of my favorite finishes overall and I’m glad that Pat McGrath released a collection. I can’t justify the purchase though bc of masking.

I picked up Belle Amour; waiting for it to arrive. Glad to see it got a good review. I liked all of the colors in this release ?

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