Maybelline Lip Ink

Maybelline Lip Ink

The minute I heard about these new liquid lipsticks by Maybelline, I knew I had to grab a few once they launched over here. Of course it took a while to make it across and we get far fewer states than in the US, but these liquid lipsticks are totally worth the hype. Say hello to the best liquid lipstick currently available in the drugstore.  Maybelline lip ink liquid lipstick drugstore review swatch loyalist lover pioneer romantic

Maybelline Superstay Matte Ink liquid lipstick
Loyalist, Lover, Pioneer, Romantic

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Anastasia Beverly Hills liquid lipsticks

Anastasia Beverly Hills liquid lipsticks

Some of my favorite liquid lipstick formulas are by Ofra and Kat Von D, but lately Anastasia Beverly Hills has also made its way on the list. I only had one of those, a bright watermelon shade, but I found myself wearing it a lot because I liked the formula so much. Time to try some more shades and see whether that one great shade was a fluke or whether the line is just great.

Anastasia Beverly Hills liquid lipstick review swatch dusty rose veronica heathers

Anastasia Beverly Hills Liquid Lipstick
Dusty Rose | Veronica | Heathers

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Essence Metal & Vibrant Shock lip paint

Essence Metal & Vibrant Shock lip paint

In my first impressions video you will have seen that I was very impressed with some new liquid lipsticks Essence came out with. Meet the new Metal Shock and Vibrant Shock lip paints. These lip creams should be right on trend and offer velvet matte result. Let’s see how all shades work out.  essence metal shock vibrant shock lip paint lipstick liquid lip lilly of the valley belladonna red viper

Essence Metal Shock Lip Paint 03 Lilly of the Valley
Essence Metal Shock Lip Paint 01 Belladonna
Essence Vibrant Shock Lip Paint 03 Red Viper

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Catrice Ultimate Matt lipsticks

Catrice Ultimate Matt lipsticks

Finally! Catrice released some matte lipsticks. They have had different formulas over the years, some of which boast being matte, but those usually came in a different shape than a traditional lipstick. So it was about time that Catrice translated their popular Ultimate… formula into a matte. Catrice is one of my favorite drugstore brands for lipsticks and so I was very curious to try these.  catrice ultimate matt lipstick 050 taupeless in love 020 from rose with love 040 dramatic lilatic review swatc

Catrice Ultimate Matt lipsticks
050 Taupeless in Love
020 From Rose with Love…
040 Dramatic Lilatic

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Ofra liquid lipsticks

Ofra liquid lipsticks

Still looking for the best liquid lipstick? Then look no further, because I found it. Most people’s gripe about liquid lipsticks is how uncomfortable they are. Since they dry down matte, the lipsticks usually leave a layer that feels like you put vinyl on your lips and that forms a barrier to anything that might touch it. When it wear off it crumbles down instead of fading away, which makes touching up a heinous job. Not with the Ofra ones!  ofra liquid lipstick review swatch charmed santa ana manhattan

Ofra Liquid Lipsticks
Charmed, Santa Ana, Manhattan

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Colourpop Ultra Matte Lips & Matte X Lippiestix

Colourpop Ultra Matte Lips & Matte X Lippiestix

If you’re thinking: hey Maaike, didn’t you do this review a few months ago? Then why, yes, I did, but today’s post will feature some different colors and textures. I simply fell in love with my Colourpop products so much the first time round, that I placed a new order back when they had another discount and free international shipping. Last time I felt I got mostly winter shades, so I wanted to get some brighter and more wearable shades. The more wearable shades will be coming up in a different blog post. So today’s focus will be the brighter shades.  colourpop lippiestix matte x viper mars trust me ultra matte lips lipstick review swatch liquid

Colourpop Lippiestix Matte X Trust Me…
Colourpop Ultra Matte Lips Viper
Colourpop Ultra Matte Lips Mars

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3-in-1 lipstick review: Maybelline, MAC, Bourjois

3-in-1 lipstick review: Maybelline, MAC, Bourjois

When you buy 3 lipsticks from different brand, but they all fit the same look and feel, what do you do? Yes, you lump them together into one review. I did pick all of these up around the same time though, but just hadn’t gotten around to the review just yet. I bought these in London last year, but since the Maybelline and Bourjois lipsticks only made their way into our drugstores here fairly recently, I decided this was the best time to post.

lipstick review swatch maybelline mac bourjois

3-in-1 lipstick review:
Maybelline Blushed Nudes Pink Fling
MAC Satin lipstick Twig
Bourjois Rouge Edition Souffle de Velvet Cherry Leaders

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