Another lipstick to feed my obsession. Haha. These were intriguing since the packaging is somewhat similar to Charlotte Tilburry but with a very low price point. However, these weren’t as hyped as other releases which is quite interesting. I already got mine in 3 shades and tried them all before writing this review.
Feel and scent
Surprisingly, this feels comfortable on the lips. I can’t say that this is the lightest formula ever but it’s comfortable. It also feels a bit moisturizing.
It smells lightly of playdoh but only if you smell it up close. Otherwise, it won’t bother anyone.
This costs $7.00 which is already reasonable. Not bad for the price.
It’s actually moisturizing and is one swipe goodness. I didn’t feel any tugging on my lips and it wasn’t too soft that it would break while you’re applying it.
I got mine in 3 shades: lay over, 27 and gallop.
I have to say that it is pigmented. With one swipe, I was already able to achieve the opacity that I like. It also didn’t emphasize dryness or lines on my lips. Two thumbs up for that.
Photo above: colourpop lux in lay over
Photo above: colourpop lux in 27
Photo above: colourpop lux in gallop
When I first wore this, I was surprised there was minimal to no transfer. However, I think the way I drank had an effect to it. I tried it several times and saw that yes it will transfer, but not enough that it would affect the color on your lips.
I drink a lot throughout the day and I’m happy that despite it transferring, I don’t have to worry that I’ll have a smudged lip or no lipstick at all.
It was only when I ate a full meal (lunch) that it came off. It did, however, leave some product on the outer edges of the lips as seen on the photo below.
There was minimal feathering as well but only when you look at it up close. Nothing a nice lip liner wouldn’t fix.
I had to use makeup remover to remove the stain that it leaves. I don’t mind that since it means that it is, indeed, long lasting.
The formula reminds me of BLK cosmetics, especially regarding longevity. It depends on what you like if you’d ask me what’s better. Colourpop lux feels more hydrating than BLK but BLK is more matte. They’re both affordable but BLK is readily available in the Philippines. It’s a good formula. The shades are wearable and could be used everyday.