Showing posts with label lipgloss. Show all posts
Showing posts with label lipgloss. Show all posts

Wednesday, May 29, 2013

MAC Cultured Lipglass -- Review and Lip Swatches



So I was cleaning out my purse -- because I had about 20 different lip products in there -- and realized that I hadn't done a blog post on my all time favorite lip product! Not my favorite gloss or favorite MAC lip product... I'm mean FAVORITE lip product of ALL TIME! If I had to pick one thing I could wear on my lips for the rest of my life it would be this lipglass without a doubt. Whew! Ok, I'll calm down...
I would describe Cultured as a semi-sheer light pink with a slight purple undertone with pinky-purple and silver microshimmer. Because this gloss is semi-sheer, it will look much different on someone with pigmented lips. I am very fair (NC15) and have pale lips as well, so please keep that in mind with the lip swatches.
In my opinion, MAC Cultured lipglass is absolutely perfect in every way. I have repurchased this lipglass at least 8-10 times. It is a "my lips but better" kind of gloss that is perfect for everyday. This was my go-to gloss to pair with a smokey eye for years. It can be layered on top of a lipstick but I typically wear it on its own.
With any lipgloss/lipstick that has slight purple undertones, I would recommend trying it before you buy it... With that said, I think Cultured would suit almost any skin tone, from the fairest of the fair (like myself) to the deepest ebony.
What is your favorite lipglass/lipgloss? Leave a comment below!
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Tuesday, April 16, 2013

Revlon Colorburst Lipgloss

Left to Right: Orchid, Crystal Lilac, Hot Pink

The Revlon Colorburst Lipglosses create "lips that shine with killer color." "This weightless gloss makes lips pop with 5X more shine than patent leather." Of the fifteen shades, I will be reviewing 3: Crystal Lilac, Orchid and Hot Pink. I really like the packaging -- simple and sleek. It looks high end to me!

Top to Bottom: Crystal Lilac, Orchid, Hot Pink

Crystal Lilac is a nude pink with purple micro shimmer. I absolutely love this one! It has semi-opaque coverage and wears for about 3 hours.

Orchid is a muted purple-pink with gold micro shimmer -- very close to the color of my lips. This one is the sheerest of the three.

Hot Pink is a fushia with silver shimmer -- the shimmer in this one is chunkier than the others, but it has fully opaque coverage.

They are light weight, non-sticky with about 2.5 hours of wear time. They are so light and comfortable, it feels like you are wearing chapstick or something similar. Although I can't name specific dupes, they give a very similar effect as the MAC Dazzleglasses (without the sticky feeling!). I wouldn't say that they are either moisturizing or drying. When the gloss wears away you are left with shimmer on your lips -- not a deal breaker for me. These lipglosses are a great value for your money at about $7.49 each. I would recommend getting them when Walgreens or another drugstore is having a BOGO sale.

Overall Rating: A-

On a side note, I just moved into my new apartment and I'm having a hard time finding a place with good picture lighting... So it looks like I'll be taking most of my photographs on my kitchen floor. Classy, I know :)

Have you tried any of the Colorburst Lipglosses?