Swatches & Review: Nyx Lip Lingerie Liquid Lipsticks

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Left to right: Ruffle Trim, Embellishment, Corset, Exotic, and Beauty Mark

Product Info

Nyx has released a new line of liquid lipsticks, Lip Lingerie. The line features 12 shades, mostly nudes, and boasts a matte, long-wearing finish. A lot of the lighter nude colors are very similar, which slight variations in undertone, but this isn’t really a bad thing, because it lets people of all skin tones to find a nude that works for them! There are a few darker shades in the line, as well. I have also seen these on women of color, and they look AMAZING, so I applaud Nyx for this versatile shade range!

I decided to buy five, in a variation of shades, to get a true feel of the range and formula. They are $7 each and come with .13 oz of product (for comparison, Anastasia Beverly Hills comes with .11oz and Jeffree Star comes with .19 oz). I purchased them on the Nyx website, but Ulta also stocks them!

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Left to right: Corset, Ruffle Trim, Embellishment, Exotic, and Beauty Mark

Here’s how the Nyx site describes the shades:

  • ¬†Corset- Nude Toffee
  • Ruffle Trim- Cinnamon Pink
  • Embellishment- Muted Purple
  • Exotic- Warm Mahogany Red
  • Beauty Mark- Chocolate Brown

Swatches

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Left to right: Beauty Mark, Embellishment, Corset, Ruffle Trim, and Exotic

Review

The formula is a soft mousse-like texture, which reminds me of the texture of theBalm’s Meet Matte Hughes liquid lipsticks. They do not apply completely opaque on the first pass, and can look a little streaky and patchy at first. The fix for this is to use thin layers of the product on the lip and build up the coverage. Start with a thin, even layer on the product, avoiding using too much of the product. Using too much product can make it harder to apply and get it even. The swatches above are two thin layers of the product!

They do dry down completely matte, something that there Liquid Suede lipsticks did not do. The formula does remain slightly tacky on the lips, but not to a point where it is uncomfortable. A small amount of translucent powder dabbed on the lips can also fix this!

They are long wear and it takes a lot to make them budge. Of course, greasy food is the antithesis of liquid matte lipsticks, and they do move slightly when introduced to anything oily, but normal wear won’t make them budge too much. Reapplication is easy, as long as you simply use thin layers!

For the price, these preform very well. The shades, in my opinion, are very trendy and beautiful, and the formula is much more long wearing that some of their other options, like the Soft Matte Lip Cream. Overall, I would recommend you pick up a couple of these if you are looking for a good drugstore liquid lipstick, but do check out swatches so you can find the best shades for you!

 

What’s in Travel My Makeup Bag

I like to pack light, mainly because I am always packing at the last minute and just grab the bare minimum. Years of practice (?) have honed my skills. Here’s what I packed for my upcoming weekend trip to Louisville. All of it fits in ONE makeup bag!

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Face:

  • Figs & Rouge Mattifying Emulsion and Pore Refiner Primer
  • Fit Me Matte & Poreless Foundation in 110
  • Nyx HD Concealer in Fair
  • Airspun Loose Face Powder in Translucent
  • Elf Mist + Set spray
  • Nyx Blush in Taupe
  • Laura Geller Blush-n-Brighten in Tropical Hues

Eyes:

  • Too Faced Chocolate Bar Palette
  • Elizabeth Mott Thank Me Later Eye Primer
  • NYC City Proof 24 Hour Eyeshadow in Taupe
  • Maybelline Color Tattoo in Tough as Taupe (for my brows!)
  • Wet n Wild Megaclear Clear Mascara + Brow Gel
  • Maybelline One by One Waterproof Mascara
  • Tarte Tarteist Clay Liner

Lips:

  • Colourpop Lippie Stick in Tootsi
  • Pacifica Power of Lover Natural Lipstick in Nudie Red

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Tools:

  • Real Techniques Powder Brush
  • Flat Contour Brush, no name brand- bought on Amazon
  • Elf Blush Brush
  • Elf Crease Brush
  • Beau Gachis Smudge Brush
  • Crown Brush¬†Deluxe Infinity Shadow/Crease Duet
  • Studio M Eyebrow Brush, bought from local big box store- Meijer
  • Spoolie, no name brand- bought at CVS
  • Tarte Eyeliner Brush
  • Real Techniques Miracle Complexion Sponge
  • Estee Lauder Eyelash Curler