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ColourPop Matte Lux Lipstick Swatches & Review on Asian Skin


ColourPop released another finish for their lux lipsticks during their birthday month. These are the matte finishes because who doesn't love a good matte lip? They are packed with moisturizing ingredients and blurring pigments to produce a velvety smooth finish and I really really like them.

They come in the same tube as the creme lux lipsticks and retail for $7 (3.5g). If you've tried the matte x lippie stix, you would have an idea of how these would feel and perform because the formulas are 95% similar. The only difference is that the lux lipsticks are a little bit more moisturizing and the blurring pigments ensure that your lip lines are not accentuated. 

TBH, Colourpop should just convert all the matte x lippie stix into matte lux lipsticks because that would save us some coin ($2/g for lux lipsticks vs $5/g for lippie stix) and it is also pretty pointless to have two separate collections for them since the finish and performance are so similar.

I would totally get all the shades if I didn't already own 1091274 lipsticks so I only picked up 8 out of the 14 available shades. 

Third Eye (Mid-tone Pinky Beige)
I got this shade after much hesitation because I'm really scared of nude shades washing me out, but this one turned out pretty decent and nice. It leans more on the warm side and is just right for my skin tone.

Big Break (Light Blue Pink)
I was expecting this to be a lot more muted but these sort of shades tend to pull very pink and bright on me. Sigh. It's still pretty but I thought it would have been more of a MLBB shade.

Little League (Cool Mauve)
One of my favorite shades in this collection. It's not too bright and not too nude. Also, I'm getting blotted lip vibes from this shade. Definitely a shade to pick up.

Money Moves (Muted Terracotta)
I really like this color and I'm getting blotted lip vibes from this shade as well. If you love warm tones, get this one!

Mind Trick (Brick Red)
This is described as a brick red but it looks more like an orange toned red to me. Also, I wasn't expecting it to be this bright.

Trill Seeker (True Periwinkle)
This is a very unique shade and I got this only because it is different. It is a gorgeous shade of periwinkle blue but I really have no idea when I'm going to use it.

Confetti Cake (Vibrant Teal)
Also got this because it is unique to my collection. This is such a fun mermaid green for the summer. You will definitely stand out of the crowd in it.

Sashay (Deep Burgundy)
We all need a dark red and this is perfect! It's so pigmented without being patchy and it doesn't slip or slide. Another favorite because I love dark colors.

The other colors are kinda bright pinks/reds/oranges so I didn't get them because they just aren't my cup of tea. Out of these bunch, I'd say my essentials are Little League, Money Moves and Sashay!

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