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The Best & Worst of Sephora Lipstories Lipsticks

01/03

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Sephora Lipstories Lipstick ($8.00 for 0.14 oz.) is supposed to be “lightweight” with “full-coverage color in one swipe.” The majority of shades were pigmented with semi-opaque to full color payoff in a single layer, as described. The more shimmery shades tended to be a bit sheerer overall, while the mattes and creams were usually closer to opaque in coverage. The textures were typically creamy, lightweight, and not too thin or too thick on the lips, so they were comfortable to apply and to wear. There were some shades where the color pulled into my deeper lip lines upon application, and it was more or less noticeable just depending on the color and finish of the particular. Some shades seemed hydrating and others were non-drying. They lasted anywhere from three to over six hours on me. There was a subtle, sweet, fruity scent (I couldn’t detect it on, just in the tube), and I haven’t noticed any taste after wearing them.

01.

01. Deep Water Bay (24) Sephora

Sephora

PPermanent. $8.00/0.14 oz.

A+

Sephora Deep Water Bay (24) Lipstories Lipstick ($8.00 for 0.14 oz.) is a muted, medium-dark orange with warm, red undertones and a glossy, cream finish.

Sephora Deep Water Bay (24) Lipstories Lipstick ($8.00 for 0.14 oz.) is a muted, medium-dark orange with warm, red undertones and a glossy, cream finish.

02.

02. Golden Gate (31) Sephora

Sephora

PPermanent. $8.00/0.14 oz.

A+

Sephora Golden Gate (31) Lipstories Lipstick ($8.00 for 0.14 oz.) is a deep, muted plum with subtle, cool undertones and a satin finish.

Sephora Golden Gate (31) Lipstories Lipstick ($8.00 for 0.14 oz.) is a deep, muted plum with subtle, cool undertones and a satin finish.

03.

03. After Hours (23) Sephora

Sephora

PPermanent. $8.00/0.14 oz.

A

Sephora After Hours (23) Lipstories Lipstick ($8.00 for 0.14 oz.) is a deep red with subtle, warm undertones and a cream finish.

Sephora After Hours (23) Lipstories Lipstick ($8.00 for 0.14 oz.) is a deep red with subtle, warm undertones and a cream finish.

04.

04. Spring Break (36) Sephora

Sephora

PPermanent. $8.00/0.14 oz.

A

Sephora Spring Break (36) Lipstories Lipstick ($8.00 for 0.14 oz.) is a medium, rosy plum with warm undertones and a cream finish.

Sephora Spring Break (36) Lipstories Lipstick ($8.00 for 0.14 oz.) is a medium, rosy plum with warm undertones and a cream finish.

05.

05. Labyrinth City (09) Sephora

Sephora

PPermanent. $8.00/0.14 oz.

A

Sephora Labyrinth City (09) Lipstories Lipstick ($8.00 for 0.14 oz.) is a medium-dark, reddish plum with warm undertones and a satin finish.

Sephora Labyrinth City (09) Lipstories Lipstick ($8.00 for 0.14 oz.) is a medium-dark, reddish plum with warm undertones and a satin finish.

06.

06. Fire Side (11) Sephora

Sephora

PPermanent. $8.00/0.14 oz.

A

Sephora Fire Side (11) Lipstories Lipstick ($8.00 for 0.14 oz.) is a deep brown with warm undertones and a cream finish.

Sephora Fire Side (11) Lipstories Lipstick ($8.00 for 0.14 oz.) is a deep brown with warm undertones and a cream finish.

07.

07. Pineapple Express (21) Sephora

Sephora

PPermanent. $8.00/0.14 oz.

A

Sephora Pineapple Express (21) Lipstories Lipstick ($8.00 for 0.14 oz.) is a medium purple with warm, pink undertones and a cream finish.

Sephora Pineapple Express (21) Lipstories Lipstick ($8.00 for 0.14 oz.) is a medium purple with warm, pink undertones and a cream finish.

08.

08. A Little Magic (22) Sephora

Sephora

PPermanent. $8.00/0.14 oz.

A

Sephora A Little Magic (22) Lipstories Lipstick ($8.00 for 0.14 oz.) is a rich, medium-dark red with neutral-to-cool undertones and a satin finish.

Sephora A Little Magic (22) Lipstories Lipstick ($8.00 for 0.14 oz.) is a rich, medium-dark red with neutral-to-cool undertones and a satin finish.

09.

09. Yum Yum (10) Sephora

Sephora

PPermanent. $8.00/0.14 oz.

A

Sephora Yum Yum (10) Lipstories Lipstick ($8.00 for 0.14 oz.) is a medium-dark plummy brown withw arm undertones and a cream finish.

Sephora Yum Yum (10) Lipstories Lipstick ($8.00 for 0.14 oz.) is a medium-dark plummy brown withw arm undertones and a cream finish.

10.

10. Matinee (30) Sephora

Sephora

PPermanent. $8.00/0.14 oz.

A

Sephora Matinee (30) Lipstories Lipstick ($8.00 for 0.14 oz.) is a brighter, medium plum with strong, warm undertones and a cream finish.

Sephora Matinee (30) Lipstories Lipstick ($8.00 for 0.14 oz.) is a brighter, medium plum with strong, warm undertones and a cream finish.

11.

11. All Washed Up (26) Sephora

Sephora

PPermanent. $8.00/0.14 oz.

A-

Sephora All Washed Up (26) Lipstories Lipstick ($8.00 for 0.14 oz.) is a bright, medium pinky-red with cool undertones and a semi-matte finish.

Sephora All Washed Up (26) Lipstories Lipstick ($8.00 for 0.14 oz.) is a bright, medium pinky-red with cool undertones and a semi-matte finish.

12.

12. Hong Kong by Night (27) Sephora

Sephora

PPermanent. $8.00/0.14 oz.

A-

Sephora Hong Kong by Night (27) Lipstories Lipstick ($8.00 for 0.14 oz.) is a rich, medium-dark red with subtle, warm undertones and a gold and ruby sparkle and pearl.

Sephora Hong Kong by Night (27) Lipstories Lipstick ($8.00 for 0.14 oz.) is a rich, medium-dark red with subtle, warm undertones and a gold and ruby sparkle and pearl.

13.

13. Off-Limits (38) Sephora

Sephora

PPermanent. $8.00/0.14 oz.

A-

Sephora Off-Limits (38) Lipstories Lipstick ($8.00 for 0.14 oz.) is a muted, medium-dark lavender with warm undertones and a satin finish.

Sephora Off-Limits (38) Lipstories Lipstick ($8.00 for 0.14 oz.) is a muted, medium-dark lavender with warm undertones and a satin finish.

14.

14. Desert Trip (39) Sephora

Sephora

PPermanent. $8.00/0.14 oz.

A-

Sephora Desert Trip (39) Lipstories Lipstick ($8.00 for 0.14 oz.) is a medium-dark, slightly muted purple with strong, warm pink undertones and a cream finish.

Sephora Desert Trip (39) Lipstories Lipstick ($8.00 for 0.14 oz.) is a medium-dark, slightly muted purple with strong, warm pink undertones and a cream finish.

15.

15. Popsicle Lips (28) Sephora

Sephora

PPermanent. $8.00/0.14 oz.

A-

Sephora Popsicle Lips (28) Lipstories Lipstick ($8.00 for 0.14 oz.) is a bright, medium cherry red with cool undertones and a glossy finish.

Sephora Popsicle Lips (28) Lipstories Lipstick ($8.00 for 0.14 oz.) is a bright, medium cherry red with cool undertones and a glossy finish.

16.

16. Oui (03) Sephora

Sephora

PPermanent. $8.00/0.14 oz.

A-

Sephora Oui (03) Lipstories Lipstick ($8.00 for 0.14 oz.) is a muted, medium pink with soft, warm undertones and a satin finish.

Sephora Oui (03) Lipstories Lipstick ($8.00 for 0.14 oz.) is a muted, medium pink with soft, warm undertones and a satin finish.

17.

17. Trippin (50) Sephora

Sephora

PPermanent. $8.00/0.14 oz.

A-

Sephora Trippin (50) Lipstories Lipstick ($8.00 for 0.14 oz.) is a medium lavender with strong, cool undertones and a cream finish.

Sephora Trippin (50) Lipstories Lipstick ($8.00 for 0.14 oz.) is a medium lavender with strong, cool undertones and a cream finish.

18.

18. Malt Shake (29) Sephora

Sephora

PPermanent. $8.00/0.14 oz.

B+

Sephora Malt Shake (29) Lipstories Lipstick ($8.00 for 0.14 oz.) is a deep, reddish burgundy with subtle, warm undertones and a glossy, cream finish.

Sephora Malt Shake (29) Lipstories Lipstick ($8.00 for 0.14 oz.) is a deep, reddish burgundy with subtle, warm undertones and a glossy, cream finish.

19.

19. Berry-licious (32) Sephora

Sephora

PPermanent. $8.00/0.14 oz.

B+

Sephora Berry-licious (32) Lipstories Lipstick ($8.00 for 0.14 oz.) is a deep, purple-berry with warmer undertones and a creamy, glossy finish.

Sephora Berry-licious (32) Lipstories Lipstick ($8.00 for 0.14 oz.) is a deep, purple-berry with warmer undertones and a creamy, glossy finish.

20.

20. Festival Lights (51) Sephora

Sephora

PPermanent. $8.00/0.14 oz.

B+

Sephora Festival Lights (51) Lipstories Lipstick ($8.00 for 0.14 oz.) is a deep copper with warm, red undertones and gold and copper sparkle.

Sephora Festival Lights (51) Lipstories Lipstick ($8.00 for 0.14 oz.) is a deep copper with warm, red undertones and gold and copper sparkle.

21.

21. Wanderlust (33) Sephora

Sephora

PPermanent. $8.00/0.14 oz.

B+

Sephora Wanderlust (33) Lipstories Lipstick ($8.00 for 0.14 oz.) is a deep burgundy with subtle, cool undertones and a satin finish.

Sephora Wanderlust (33) Lipstories Lipstick ($8.00 for 0.14 oz.) is a deep burgundy with subtle, cool undertones and a satin finish.

22.

22. Somewhere in Spain (04) Sephora

Sephora

PPermanent. $8.00/0.14 oz.

B+

Sephora Somewhere in Spain (04) Lipstories Lipstick ($8.00 for 0.14 oz.) is a light-medium peach with strong, warm yellow undertones and a glossy, cream finish.

Sephora Somewhere in Spain (04) Lipstories Lipstick ($8.00 for 0.14 oz.) is a light-medium peach with strong, warm yellow undertones and a glossy, cream finish.

23.

23. Love Love (07) Sephora

Sephora

PPermanent. $8.00/0.14 oz.

B+

Sephora Love Love (07) Lipstories Lipstick ($8.00 for 0.14 oz.) is a medium beige with subtle, warm undertones and a satin finish.

Sephora Love Love (07) Lipstories Lipstick ($8.00 for 0.14 oz.) is a medium beige with subtle, warm undertones and a satin finish.

24.

24. Take a Bite (35) Sephora

Sephora

PPermanent. $8.00/0.14 oz.

B+

Sephora Take a Bite (35) Lipstories Lipstick ($8.00 for 0.14 oz.) is a bright, medium coral-red with warm undertones and a cream finish.

Sephora Take a Bite (35) Lipstories Lipstick ($8.00 for 0.14 oz.) is a bright, medium coral-red with warm undertones and a cream finish.

25.

25. Hot in Havana (37) Sephora

Sephora

PPermanent. $8.00/0.14 oz.

B+

Sephora Hot in Havana (37) Lipstories Lipstick ($8.00 for 0.14 oz.) is a medium-dark orange with warm undertones and a cream finish.

Sephora Hot in Havana (37) Lipstories Lipstick ($8.00 for 0.14 oz.) is a medium-dark orange with warm undertones and a cream finish.

26.

26. Brunch Date (01) Sephora

Sephora

PPermanent. $8.00/0.14 oz.

B+

Sephora Brunch Date (01) Lipstories Lipstick ($8.00 for 0.14 oz.) is a muted, medium-dark peachy brown with soft, warm undertones and a semi-matte finish.

Sephora Brunch Date (01) Lipstories Lipstick ($8.00 for 0.14 oz.) is a muted, medium-dark peachy brown with soft, warm undertones and a semi-matte finish.

27.

27. No Cell Service (42) Sephora

Sephora

PPermanent. $8.00/0.14 oz.

B+

Sephora No Cell Service (42) Lipstories Lipstick ($8.00 for 0.14 oz.) is a medium, golden copper with warm undertones and a metallic sheen.

Sephora No Cell Service (42) Lipstories Lipstick ($8.00 for 0.14 oz.) is a medium, golden copper with warm undertones and a metallic sheen.

28.

28. Tan Lines (06) Sephora

Sephora

PPermanent. $8.00/0.14 oz.

B

Sephora Tan Lines (06) Lipstories Lipstick ($8.00 for 0.14 oz.) is a medium peach with warm, orange undertones and a glossy finish.

Sephora Tan Lines (06) Lipstories Lipstick ($8.00 for 0.14 oz.) is a medium peach with warm, orange undertones and a glossy finish.

29.

29. Twolips (14) Sephora

Sephora

PPermanent. $8.00/0.14 oz.

B

Sephora Twolips (14) Lipstories Lipstick ($8.00 for 0.14 oz.) is a bright, medium fuchsia pink with cooler undertones and a cream finish.

Sephora Twolips (14) Lipstories Lipstick ($8.00 for 0.14 oz.) is a bright, medium fuchsia pink with cooler undertones and a cream finish.

30.

30. Celebrate (12) Sephora

Sephora

PPermanent. $8.00/0.14 oz.

B

Sephora Celebrate (12) Lipstories Lipstick ($8.00 for 0.14 oz.) is a deep magenta with cool, blue undertones and a cream finish.

Sephora Celebrate (12) Lipstories Lipstick ($8.00 for 0.14 oz.) is a deep magenta with cool, blue undertones and a cream finish.

31.

31. In the Clouds (43) Sephora

Sephora

PPermanent. $8.00/0.14 oz.

B

Sephora In the Clouds (43) Lipstories Lipstick ($8.00 for 0.14 oz.) is a birhgt white with neutral-to-cool undertones and a semi-matte finish.

Sephora In the Clouds (43) Lipstories Lipstick ($8.00 for 0.14 oz.) is a birhgt white with neutral-to-cool undertones and a semi-matte finish.

32.

32. First Class (25) Sephora

Sephora

PPermanent. $8.00/0.14 oz.

B-

Sephora First Class (25) Lipstories Lipstick ($8.00 for 0.14 oz.) is a bright, medium orange with warm, red undertones and a satin finish.

Sephora First Class (25) Lipstories Lipstick ($8.00 for 0.14 oz.) is a bright, medium orange with warm, red undertones and a satin finish.

33.

33. Just Add Tinsel (48) Sephora

Sephora

PPermanent. $8.00/0.14 oz.

B-

Sephora Just Add Tinsel (48) Lipstories Lipstick ($8.00 for 0.14 oz.) is a medium-dark gray with cool, silver and teal pearl.

Sephora Just Add Tinsel (48) Lipstories Lipstick ($8.00 for 0.14 oz.) is a medium-dark gray with cool, silver and teal pearl.

34.

34. Ice Breaker (46) Sephora

Sephora

PPermanent. $8.00/0.14 oz.

C+

Sephora Ice Breaker (46) Lipstories Lipstick ($8.00 for 0.14 oz.) is a deep, bluish-purple with cool undertones and fine, blue and purple sparkle and finer pearl.

Sephora Ice Breaker (46) Lipstories Lipstick ($8.00 for 0.14 oz.) is a deep, bluish-purple with cool undertones and fine, blue and purple sparkle and finer pearl.

35.

35. Coconut Grove (13) Sephora

Sephora

PPermanent. $8.00/0.14 oz.

C+

Sephora Coconut Grove (13) Lipstories Lipstick ($8.00 for 0.14 oz.) is a medium-dark pink with subtle, cooler undertones and a pearly sheen.

Sephora Coconut Grove (13) Lipstories Lipstick ($8.00 for 0.14 oz.) is a medium-dark pink with subtle, cooler undertones and a pearly sheen.

36.

36. Woof (44) Sephora

Sephora

PPermanent. $8.00/0.14 oz.

C

Sephora Woof (44) Lipstories Lipstick ($8.00 for 0.14 oz.) is a medium-dark black with neutral undertones and a satin finish.

Sephora Woof (44) Lipstories Lipstick ($8.00 for 0.14 oz.) is a medium-dark black with neutral undertones and a satin finish.

37.

37. City Beat (45) Sephora

Sephora

PPermanent. $8.00/0.14 oz.

C

Sephora City Beat (45) Lipstories Lipstick ($8.00 for 0.14 oz.) is a deep, bluish purple with cool undertones and a satin finish.

Sephora City Beat (45) Lipstories Lipstick ($8.00 for 0.14 oz.) is a deep, bluish purple with cool undertones and a satin finish.

38.

38. Cash Money (47) Sephora

Sephora

PPermanent. $8.00/0.14 oz.

C-

Sephora Cash Money (47) Lipstories Lipstick ($8.00 for 0.14 oz.) is a muted, dark green with subtle, warm undertones and a glossy finish.

Sephora Cash Money (47) Lipstories Lipstick ($8.00 for 0.14 oz.) is a muted, dark green with subtle, warm undertones and a glossy finish.

39.

39. Take a Spin (41) Sephora

Sephora

PPermanent. $8.00/0.14 oz.

D

Sephora Take a Spin (41) Lipstories Lipstick ($8.00 for 0.14 oz.) is a soft, medium beige with warm undertones and a sparkling, metallic sheen.

Sephora Take a Spin (41) Lipstories Lipstick ($8.00 for 0.14 oz.) is a soft, medium beige with warm undertones and a sparkling, metallic sheen.

40.

40. Ouch (49) Sephora

Sephora

PPermanent. $8.00/0.14 oz.

F

Sephora Ouch (49) Lipstories Lipstick ($8.00 for 0.14 oz.) is a medium, green-leaning teal with warm, gold sparkle.

Sephora Ouch (49) Lipstories Lipstick ($8.00 for 0.14 oz.) is a medium, green-leaning teal with warm, gold sparkle.

Glossover Breakdown

87%

Average Score
A
17
B
16
C
5
D
1
F
1
Glossover Averages
product
8.5
pigmentation
9
texture
8.5
longevity
9
application
4.5
Total
87%
product
8.5
pigmentation
9
texture
8.5
longevity
9
application
4.5
Total
87%

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The Good: Smooth (4), Easy To Apply (4), Creamy (3), Great Value (2), Moisturizing (1), Travel-friendly (1)

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The Good: Smooth (4), Easy To Apply (4), Creamy (3), Great Value (2), Moisturizing (1), Travel-friendly (1)

The In-Between: Highly Pigmented (4), Non-sticky (3), Buildable (1)

The Bad: Tugs/pulls (1), Uneven (1)

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Sooo many of these landed on my WL that it isn’t even funny! My favorite shade also happens to be the highest rated one: Deep Water Bay. Another must is Pinapple Express, because the name and the shade!

Cannot help but LMBO whenever I see the shade “Ouch”, though! 😂

Between this and the CP Luxes, no matter what your color family preference, anyone can score favorites at a super price point. I got golden gate and after hours based on my own impression (seldom done,) and of course now have DWB and others for an albeit small S sale list. This recap is beyond timely. (Esp after finding that most of my deep yens are brand.com exclusives.) With your blog, there is no excuse for subpar stash. Thanks so much.

I have two: Pineapple Express and Brunch Date. I haven’t worn Pineapple Express yet, but Brunch Date goes on very creamy and stays put for hours. The only negative about it is the color is a bit too yellow for me. I want Oui next.

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