I’m not usually a huge fan of matte lipstick. The matte liquids dry out my lips but this matte lip crayon from Doucce is not as drying. The pretty brick shade is called Busy Lizzie and it looks so nice with my fair skin.
The pigment is amazing so mush so that’s it’s a but hard to remove. When you buy the retail version you also get a sharpener and it comes in 12 shades.
First up I love the case on this lipstick. It’s a deep purple metal with a magnetic top so that it grabs when you put the lid back on.
The lipstick itself is a beautiful matte cream that comes in 7 shades. I got Blix which is a an orange/red with a gold shimmer.
This is a nice high-end brand that feels very light going on but has amazing pigmentation. It does have a nice matte finish but isn’t drying which I love. One swipe and I got great coverage. They staying power is also very good for a matte/cream. I did have to reapply after I ate but that’s ok.
I’d love to try some more Fiona Stiles products now.
I got the trèStiQue Matte Lip Crayon in Tuscan Wine and it’s the mini one that just has the Matte Lip Crayon. The shade is amazing and the packaging is so cute (see above). The product is very pigmented and has great lasting power. I’ve been wearing it all day!
However what’s cool is that you can order this product as a 2-in-1 Matte Color & Shiny Balm. The top is the matte shade then you can add shine with the BB Lip balm on the bottom. So cool!
The shades are…
Tuscan Wine & Syrah Balm
Costa Rica Coral & Bellini Balm
Chile Red & Sangiovese Balm
Nammos Pink & Pink Champagne Balm
Barcelona Bright Berry & Cava Balm
Florence Fig & Rose Balm
Nantucket Nude & Muscat Blanc Balm
Belize Bordeaux & Grenache Balm
Also be sure to check out my May Ipsy Glam Bag video with the trèStiQue Matte Lip Crayon!
I received a Wet N Wild MegaLast Liquid Catsuit Matte Lipstick in Nice To Fuchsia in my May Target Beauty Box and it is so nice!
What’s to love?
Holy Moly is this a pigmented liquid lipstick! When I first saw the tube for The Wet N Wild Catsuit Matte I was thinking…there is no way a 47-year-old woman can wear this shade…but boy was a I wrong. It actually looks amazing. Catsuit Matte comes in 13 shades including this bright pink called Nice To Fuchsia.
It was super easy to apply and the doe foot is a good quality. It’s also not runny or patchy at all. After drying Catsuit felt surprisingly moist on my lips. I think this is one of the first liquid lipsticks that didn’t dry my lips out too much. It did however leave a mark on my cup during dinner but without eating the staying power was great. I’d love to try a nude shade next.
The shade looked very pretty on my lips and not quite as intense as it looks in the bottle. This formula has no scent and is Made in China.
Also be sure to check out my May Target Beauty Box with the Wet N Wild MegaLast Liquid Catsuit Matte Lipstick.
Being over 40 I have a love/hate relationship with the liquid matte lipsticks in terms of dryness but I have to say that they ColourPop Mattes are quite nice and don’t dry my lips too much.
I received two shades…Airplane Mode which is a nude shade and Tuesday which is a bright pink coral. I prefer the Airplane Mode shade which looks so pretty. Tuesday is way to bright for my fair skin.
The formula on these lippies is super thin. I actually dripped some out of the tube when I was taking my photos. However this didn’t impede the application, in fact I think it made it easier.
Once on the lipstick dries very quickly and I can barely tell it’s there and it has decent staying power. I got about 6 hours worth of wear however it did come off when I ate greasy food and I mean it all came off!
The Ulta Matte also has no scent and the retail price is $6.
You can see me apply the Airplane Mode shade in my video below!
First up, the packaging is so cute. It’s a good quality clear plastic tube with white polka dots and a black lid. The doe foot is angled for easy application.
The DLS Velvet Matte Liquid Lipstick is very nice. The Rust shade is gorgeous. It’s a deep red with hints of rust. I swatched it in my video below.
The formula itself is super creamy but to my surprise it’s more of a semi-matte then a true on matte. My lips do tend to dry out with mattes. There’s just a touch of satin going on with it as well and my lips felt very smooth after it dried.
It applies very smoothly but I had some trouble with bleeding edges which I tend to have with dark liquid shades. It wasn’t a huge problem. I just used a make-up wipe to clean the edges. I think a good lip liner would solve that problem.
It had good staying power (almost too good), I had to remove it with a make-up remover wipe. This formula has zero scent and it’s Made in China. Retail Price: $14
Check out the DLS Velvet Matte Liquid Lipstick in my Beautycon Box reveal!
I’m still on the search for the perfect matte lipstick so I decided to try out the CoverGirl Katy Kat Matte Lipstick which is the Katy Perry branded line. I picked up the Coral Cat shade for Summer and I had mixed results.
What’s to love (and what’s a bit meh)?
This is definitely a demi-matte which for me is really more of a cream. While the finish leans a bit more towards matte I would say it looks and feels more creamy. I didn’t have any drying issues.
I think this is a nice drugstore pick although it is priced a bit high at $8.99 (unless you can find a sale). The lipstick itself feels on the harder side for me. It didn’t quite glide on like a high-end brand, however once I had the product entirely on my lips it looked nice. I had to use about 3 coats to get full coverage. The color did fade after eating and had to reapply about 2-3 times during the course of my day.
The lipstick does have a very faint perfume scent that I didn’t hate, but it just wasn’t my cup of tea.
The packaging is cute with a black and white case and a color-coded bottom with cat ears above the shade name. I picked the Coral Cat shade because I thought it would be pretty for Summer. I think the color is a beautiful bright coral that did make my lips pop.
Overall I’m not sure I’d get another one of these unless they were on sale. The Pink Paws shade looks very pretty.