Tuesday, February 5, 2013

Lip product Tuesday: Essence Matt lip cream in Silky red & Velvet rose

Hello Sweethearts,

Today I'm going to review the new Essence matt lip creams in the colours Silky red & Velvet rose. I had actually planned this review for over two weeks. But after one time use I decided that I needed to share this with the world. Yes, they're that good!


This first matt lip cream that I owned is in Silky red, I also wear it with my moulin rouge look. This matt lip cream is very pigmented, easy to apply && 24 hours long lasting. YES literally 24 hours! I applied it before I went to a party && when I came home I was to lazy to remove my make up. && when I woke up the next morning it was still on my lips. It also didn't leave any marks.


This lip colour is a little on the bold side, but I toned it down with some red lipgloss & lipbutter.
The matt lip cream is a little out drying though. My lips are still a little dry from the last time I wore this lip cream, which is like 3 days ago.



After I discovered how long wearing the Silky red lip cream was I decided to go back to the store and also buy Velvet rose. This is more of an old light pink lip cream.
[ Even though it doesn't really show up on camera. I don't know what was wrong with my camera but for some reason it had a lot of trouble photographing this colour.]

 

Sadly this colour does show the dryness of my lips, but I think this lip cream would be perfect underneed any pink lipgloss. It's the perfect pink base.
I did find this lip cream a little bit on the nude side, I expected it to be more pink than it eventually was but maybe my skintone is just to light for this colour.


The lip creams were each €1,95. Which I so CHEAP! for the quality.

They're deff a recommondation, since the colours are beautiful, they're long wear && cheap. But I wouldn't use these if you have extremely dry lips.


Have you already tried any of the items from Essence new line?


10 comments:

  1. Both colours are really pretty and work well with your skin tone. My fave is the second more neutral one :)

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  2. Ziet er goed uit :D Rode kleur vind ik erg mooi

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  3. I really like that second colour, it's perfect for the day time.

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  4. They're both so gorgeous, the perfect lip colors to use to transition your makeup from day to night. It's just a pity they dry your lips out though.

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    1. I totally agree maybe essence could change the formula (:

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  5. I love matte lipcreams- I've been loving the Rimmel apocalips- which are a bit more than these but still quite reasonable :)
    Daniella x

    http://daniella-r.blogspot.co.uk

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