Monday, August 9, 2010

Review: E.L.F. Mineral Lipsticks + FOTD

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As part of my E.L.F. haul, I picked up 3 "mineral" lipsticks. Not sure exactly why they're called mineral but they're cool anyways :0) Anyways, carry on to see the colors in action!



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I got (l to r):
-Natural Nymph
-Runway Pink
-Prime Plum

The texture of these lipsticks are somewhere between a MAC lustre and an amplified cream finish. I would say cremesheen but I like this formula a bit more than cremesheens! They can be fairly sheer, but they're also buildable. They are smooth and soft in application. I was very impressed by the product in terms of application and consistency.

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^^Natural Nymph is a typical pale peach-based nude. It reminds me a lot of MAC Creme d'Nude- it is your basic, every day nude, probably best for light to medium skin tones. But because it is so sheer, it doesn't look like foundation lips.

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^^Runway Pink is a light rose pink. On my lips it is only slightly different from Natural Nymph, but I love the pink cast. It is kind of like the color of my lips but a shade or two lighter- it's very pretty and natural. I almost considered a backup but it's permanent so I won't be doing that :)

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^^Prime Plum is a browned red. I fully expected a more purpley plummy color with a name like "Prime Plum", but I really like this color anyways. It's not what I would usually pick for myself but it is  so pretty! I'm glad this was only $5 because I was able to take a stab at a new kind of color!

Overall, these were yet another "win" from E.L.F. I have thus far been fairly impressed with all of the stuff I've ordered from them (except the makeup sponges, they smell like mold!! Stay away from them hahah). These have a great formula, a great price point, and are all very lovely colors.

Swatches:

Natural Nymph:
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Runway Pink:
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Prime Plum:
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l to r: Natural Nymph, Runway Pink, Prime Plum

AND a quick E.L.F. FOTD!

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I used E.L.F. eyeshadow, blush and lipstick in this look and I really liked it! :)

What do you think of E.L.F.'s lipsticks?

1 comment:

Vixxan said...

I love E.L.F.'s mineral Lipsticks.