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Sunday, March 11, 2012

Product Review - NYX Soft Matte Lip Cream in Monte Carlo

Sorry for neglecting the blog so much, I am very busy with school and TAing this semester :( Here is a review of NYX Soft Matte Lip Cream, one of the best lip product I have used recently. 

This Lip Cream is a liquid-cream lip color that applies with a sponge-tip wand (like a lipgloss) and dries to a velvety soft matte finish. Its staying power is great, and doesn't budge much unless you actively rub it off. I also like how intense the color is; Monte Carlo is a bright blue-based red, and looks awesome with vintage looks. 

Here is the color swatched on my hand:

And here it is tested on my own lips:

A note on applying this product: You will need to make sure your lips are well-moisturized and flake-free, because it will catch on any flakes or cracks on your lips. 

Overall I think this is an excellent product, and it also comes in many colors (I also have London, a nude shade slightly darker and more beige than my own lips). You can find it in drug stores that sell NYX products, as well as online at NYXcosmetics.com


Sara said...

That colour is really really pretty! I always look forward to your posts :)

Banny said...

I love this color! I have London as well.
I hate how it does get in the fine lines of your lips though..
My favorite shade is Tokyo :3

♥suzanne said...

It looks red but it appears slightly pink on the lips! I have a NYX lipstick ROSE and also appears the pinkish, do you know any way I can make it redder?

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