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ColourPop Kate & Matte AF Velvet Blur Lux Lipsticks Critiques & Swatches

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ColourPop Kate Velvet Blur Lux Lipstick ($7.50 for 0.12 oz.) is a medium pink with reasonable, heat undertones and a satin end. It had practically opaque pigmentation in a single layer, which was larger protection than marketed but it surely may very well be utilized on one lip after which pressed collectively for sheerer protection if desired.

The consistency was light-weight, skinny, and extra velvety with much less conventional creaminess. It utilized evenly, and whereas it didn’t easy out my lip strains because it was presupposed to, I didn’t really feel prefer it highlighted them like this formulation has carried out up to now. It wore properly for 3 and a half hours and felt evenly moisturizing whereas worn.

FURTHER READING:
Components Overview
for particulars on normal efficiency and traits (like scent).

Components Overview

$7.50/0.12 oz. – $62.50 Per Ounce

It is presupposed to have a “delicate focus, blurring impact” with “buildable” colour that may ship “excessive influence color” with a “silky, velvet delicate texture” that “smooths over high quality strains and imperfections” with out “drying out your lips.” They’ve a velvety slip to them, as they’re full of silicone, and they also have that easy really feel as they go over the lips however have a light-weight, virtually powder-like end that makes me consider a “delicate matte.” From a traditional viewing distance, like at a look in a mirror or one other particular person viewing you whereas having a face-to-face dialog, versus checking one’s lips close-up within the mirror, I noticed the “blur” effect–soft, barely understated colour with a matte end. The shortage of opacity in a few of them gave them a “softer” look to my eye.

That being stated, I did not expertise any smoothing, and I have never personally discovered that the extra silicone-heavy lipstick formulation go that far in smoothing my lip strains; I might truly really feel like they’re extra more likely to emphasize imperfections because the lipstick caught on flakes and settled into lip strains. There have been some shades that utilized extra erratically and had been extra susceptible to settling noticeably in my lip strains than others, and there have been a number of that utilized evenly and had been flattering with respect to texture on me as properly. As at all times, I do my greatest to make sure that I exfoliate my lips repeatedly and preserve my lips hydrated when not testing lip merchandise (at evening and the like) to try to have a “good” canvas for lip colours.

The protection various from shade to shade with most shades providing medium, buildable protection, although a few of the deeper and extra vivid shades had been extra semi-opaque to just about opaque in a single layer. The colour light a bit extra readily from the middle of my lips in comparison with the outer edges however was pretty even in how they wore down. Solely the very deepest/extra red-toned shades stained my lips (and solely barely) after sporting them. They appeared principally non-drying however a number of felt just a little extra drying to me. The formulation has a candy, burnt sugar scent however no discernible style.

Browse all of our ColourPop Velvet Blur Lux Lipstick swatches.

Elements

Dimethicone, Tridecyl Trimellitate, Phenyl Trimethicone, Polyethylene, Polymethylsilsesquioxane, Hdi/Trimethylol Hexyllactone Crosspolymer, Zeolite, Dimethicone Crosspolymer, Hydrated Silica, Taste, Saccharin, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Vitis Vinifera Seed Extract, Lycium Barbarum Fruit Extract, Punica Granatum Fruit Extract; MAY CONTAIN: Blue 1 Lake (CI 42090), Iron Oxides (CI 77491, CI 77492, CI 77499), Manganese Violet (CI 77742), Crimson 6 (CI 15850), Crimson 6 Lake (CI 15850), Crimson 7 Lake (CI 15850), Crimson 28 Lake (CI 45410), Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891), Yellow 5 Lake (CI 19140), Yellow 6 Lake (CI 15985).

Disclaimer: Ingredient lists are as accessible by the model (or retailer)
on the time of publishing. Please at all times examine product packaging, if it exists, for the ingredient record relevant
to the product you are buying, or the model or retailer’s web site for probably the most up-to-date ingredient record.

ColourPop Matte AF Velvet Blur Lux Lipstick ($7.50 for 0.12 oz.) is a medium, reddish-plum with reasonable, heat undertones and a satin end. The consistency was easy, velvtey, and light-weight, which stored it skinny with out being clingy.

It had opaque pigmentation when utilized in a fluid movement, so it wasn’t as buildable as marketed. This was one of many extra forgiving and smoothing shades I’ve tried on this formulation to-date. It lasted properly for 4 hours and felt evenly hydrating over time.

FURTHER READING:
Components Overview
for particulars on normal efficiency and traits (like scent).

Components Overview

$7.50/0.12 oz. – $62.50 Per Ounce

It is presupposed to have a “delicate focus, blurring impact” with “buildable” colour that may ship “excessive influence color” with a “silky, velvet delicate texture” that “smooths over high quality strains and imperfections” with out “drying out your lips.” They’ve a velvety slip to them, as they’re full of silicone, and they also have that easy really feel as they go over the lips however have a light-weight, virtually powder-like end that makes me consider a “delicate matte.” From a traditional viewing distance, like at a look in a mirror or one other particular person viewing you whereas having a face-to-face dialog, versus checking one’s lips close-up within the mirror, I noticed the “blur” effect–soft, barely understated colour with a matte end. The shortage of opacity in a few of them gave them a “softer” look to my eye.

That being stated, I did not expertise any smoothing, and I have never personally discovered that the extra silicone-heavy lipstick formulation go that far in smoothing my lip strains; I might truly really feel like they’re extra more likely to emphasize imperfections because the lipstick caught on flakes and settled into lip strains. There have been some shades that utilized extra erratically and had been extra susceptible to settling noticeably in my lip strains than others, and there have been a number of that utilized evenly and had been flattering with respect to texture on me as properly. As at all times, I do my greatest to make sure that I exfoliate my lips repeatedly and preserve my lips hydrated when not testing lip merchandise (at evening and the like) to try to have a “good” canvas for lip colours.

The protection various from shade to shade with most shades providing medium, buildable protection, although a few of the deeper and extra vivid shades had been extra semi-opaque to just about opaque in a single layer. The colour light a bit extra readily from the middle of my lips in comparison with the outer edges however was pretty even in how they wore down. Solely the very deepest/extra red-toned shades stained my lips (and solely barely) after sporting them. They appeared principally non-drying however a number of felt just a little extra drying to me. The formulation has a candy, burnt sugar scent however no discernible style.

Browse all of our ColourPop Velvet Blur Lux Lipstick swatches.

Elements

Dimethicone, Tridecyl Trimellitate, Phenyl Trimethicone, Polyethylene, Polymethylsilsesquioxane, Hdi/Trimethylol Hexyllactone Crosspolymer, Zeolite, Dimethicone Crosspolymer, Hydrated Silica, Taste, Saccharin, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Vitis Vinifera Seed Extract, Lycium Barbarum Fruit Extract, Punica Granatum Fruit Extract; MAY CONTAIN: Blue 1 Lake (CI 42090), Iron Oxides (CI 77491, CI 77492, CI 77499), Manganese Violet (CI 77742), Crimson 6 (CI 15850), Crimson 6 Lake (CI 15850), Crimson 7 Lake (CI 15850), Crimson 28 Lake (CI 45410), Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891), Yellow 5 Lake (CI 19140), Yellow 6 Lake (CI 15985).

Disclaimer: Ingredient lists are as accessible by the model (or retailer)
on the time of publishing. Please at all times examine product packaging, if it exists, for the ingredient record relevant
to the product you are buying, or the model or retailer’s web site for probably the most up-to-date ingredient record.

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