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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!
I've wanted to do this post for a long time, ever since I started on my crazy collection of Adidas Superstars. I mean, I think I make quite a credible source because at one point, I owned 14 pairs of Superstars and Stan Smiths. I will be migrating my Superstar collection post over to this blog over the coming days so that you can read up on where I got them. I'm not sure if these shoes are still as popular and wanted now because I am sort of out of the loop but if you are looking to get yourself a pair of Superstars or Stan Smiths, these are a few pointers to look out for in identifying if what you are buying is real or fake. Take note that these features are mostly applicable to recent releases only. Old models and Superstar 80s are slightly different. Then again, old models are not sold in stores anymore so if you find brand new pairs elsewhere, you should be cautious. I owned a a few pairs of fake Superstars before I purchased my first original pair from the Adidas
I've been meaning to try Arctic Fox's hair dyes for a couple of years but never got around to it because I feared it wouldn't show up on dark hair. It's been coming up more and more on Instagram again so I did some research and apparently Purple Rain, Aquamarine and Poseidon do show up on dark hair. So that's what I purchased! These retail for $7.99 (4 fl oz) or $13.99 (8 fl oz) on the Arctic Fox website but I got mine off Amazon . Arctic Fox hair dyes are vegan and cruelty free. They also do not contain harsh chemicals like peroxides, ammonia and PPD. These are semi-permanent and they contain conditioning agents which means you can use these dyes as often as you want to without damaging your hair. Semi-permanent hair dyes only coat your hair so it will fade with each wash. The bottle claims that it can last up to 40 washes. These smell like grape candy so it is such a treat to use them. The instructions to use this is pretty simple. 1. Shampoo and w
Lipstick swatches are one of my favorite things to do so I gathered my Lonely Planet Cosmetics liquid lipsticks and did a swatch and review in my latest YouTube video. Earlier on this year, Lonely Planet Cosmetics announced that they were going to hold their anniversary sale as well as closeout sale because they were going to shift their headquarters to New York and rebrand to Atomic Makeup. So when the sale came around, everything was 50% off. Their liquid lipsticks were typically $15 for 8ml so they were marked down to $7.50 and some of them were even $5. The sale lasted a really long time and I ended up placing 3 separate orders with 24 shades altogether. I think they had a massive range of 35 colors but honestly, their color range isn't very impressive. It is filled with your typical reds, pinks, nudes and browns with a handful of bolder shades. Another thing I noticed when I swatched these is how inaccurate some of the shades have been represented. I remember reading a re
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