Since Colourpop’s Ultra Matte Lip collection has been extremely popular this fall, I decided it was about time I got in on the action! These liquid lipsticks cost $6.00, which makes them a bargain compared to most! I bought 5 colors that range from pale pinks to vampy shades. Today, I’ll be sharing with you all of my thoughts about these lip products as well as showing you what they look like!
Packaging: I think that the packaging of these liquid lipsticks is super chic and beautiful! I like how they are glass and feel very sturdy and high quality.
Formula: Holy pigmentation! These things are vibrant. The color is so THERE that people will see your perfect lips coming from miles away. Upon application, this liquid lipstick feels super smooth and is easy to apply accurately, with a really sharp, clean edge. Just make sure not to reapply the product over itself or else it can begin to peel off a bit. When these dry, they definitely live up to their title of “ultra-matte”ness! They will not budge without makeup remover, so you don’t have to worry about eating or drinking -your lipstick won’t go anywhere all day! If you are into over-lining your lips, these will be your best friend since they are very easy to use when drawing on a new lip shape! Since they are so matte, overlooking won’t be obvious or noticeable at all.
This light, nude pink is a very natural color that isn’t too overpowering. However, I did find that the lightness of the color made the wrinkles in my lips appear a bit more noticeable. Overall, it’s a beautiful color and I can see why everyone raves about this shade!
This red, fuchsia color is also extremely pigmented. This may be the most vibrant lip product I have ever worn! Even though the color is a bit too bright for me, personally, to wear very often, it’s fun to play with bright colors sometimes and this one is easy to apply! Since the application is so smooth, you don’t have to worry about smudging the product around or having it look messy.
I was expecting this shade to be a bit more on the pink side, but once applied, I saw that it is mostly purple. I’m not complaining since the shade is so beautiful! This color is gorgeous and (of course) extremely pigmented. I found this color easier to apply than any of the others for some reason.
I was again a little surprised by the true color of these liquid lipsticks… I expected this shade to be much lighter. It is still a beautiful shade, but on the website, I thought it appeared a bit different. I think this shade would look absolutely gorgeous on someone with a deeper skin tone than mine!
This shade is described as a vampy, blackened red on the website… It definitely lives up to its description. Again, the shade is too dark for me to ever be able to pull off very well, but it is fun to play around with for different makeup looks! Since it is so dark, I had a little bit of trouble with making sure the color was even everywhere on my lips and did not look patchy. I tried to clean this shade up with concealer around the edges, which ended up turning the edges of my lipstick bright red, so I don’t recommend trying to fix these up once they’re in place! I had a bit of difficulty trying to apply such a dark color without messing up, so be patient and take your time with these dark shades!
Recommendation: I would recommend the Ultra Matte Lipsticks to people who love really bold and pigmented lip products. If you like matte lipsticks that stay in place all day, you’ll love these! However, if you are afraid of wearing super bright lip colors or if you have extremely dry lips, you may want to stay away from these or just try out a lighter, nude shade. I highly recommend Solow!
Final Thoughts: These liquid lipsticks are very high quality and super affordable! The pigmentation is incredible and the dry time is quick. They stay in place all day and don’t budge! I think it would be easier to have a clean edge by using a lip liner, however I managed without one for all of these swatches, so it’s not necessary. Since my lips are very dry, the product did tend to settle into the lines a bit even though I exfoliated my lips beforehand and used chapstick. However, I think that is to be expected with matte lip products and overall, these things are amazing!
Thank you so much for reading! I hope that this has been helpful to you! Let me know if you have tried this liquid lipsticks and what your opinion of them is!
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