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


ColourPop Kate Velvet Blur Lux Lipstick ($7.50 for 0.12 oz.) is a medium pink with average, 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 clean out my lip strains because it was purported 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:
Method Overview
for particulars on normal efficiency and traits (like scent).

Method Overview

$7.50/0.12 oz. – $62.50 Per Ounce

It is purported to have a “smooth focus, blurring impact” with “buildable” shade that may ship “excessive impression color” with a “silky, velvet smooth texture” that “smooths over effective strains and imperfections” with out “drying out your lips.” They’ve a velvety slip to them, as they’re filled with silicone, and they also have that clean really feel as they go over the lips however have a light-weight, nearly powder-like end that makes me consider a “smooth 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 shade 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 have been extra vulnerable to settling noticeably in my lip strains than others, and there have been a couple of that utilized evenly and have been flattering with respect to texture on me as properly. As all the time, I do my finest to make sure that I exfoliate my lips usually and preserve my lips hydrated when not testing lip merchandise (at night time and the like) to attempt to have a “good” canvas for lip colours.

The protection different from shade to shade with most shades providing medium, buildable protection, although a few of the deeper and extra vivid shades have been extra semi-opaque to almost 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 couple of felt a bit 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.

Substances

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), Purple 6 (CI 15850), Purple 6 Lake (CI 15850), Purple 7 Lake (CI 15850), Purple 28 Lake (CI 45410), Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891), Yellow 5 Lake (CI 19140), Yellow 6 Lake (CI 15985).

Disclaimer: Ingredient lists are as out there by the model (or retailer)
on the time of publishing. Please all the time test product packaging, if it exists, for the ingredient checklist relevant
to the product you are buying, or the model or retailer’s web site for essentially the most up-to-date ingredient checklist.

ColourPop Matte AF Velvet Blur Lux Lipstick ($7.50 for 0.12 oz.) is a medium, reddish-plum with average, heat undertones and a satin end. The consistency was clean, 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:
Method Overview
for particulars on normal efficiency and traits (like scent).

Method Overview

$7.50/0.12 oz. – $62.50 Per Ounce

It is purported to have a “smooth focus, blurring impact” with “buildable” shade that may ship “excessive impression color” with a “silky, velvet smooth texture” that “smooths over effective strains and imperfections” with out “drying out your lips.” They’ve a velvety slip to them, as they’re filled with silicone, and they also have that clean really feel as they go over the lips however have a light-weight, nearly powder-like end that makes me consider a “smooth 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 shade 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 have been extra vulnerable to settling noticeably in my lip strains than others, and there have been a couple of that utilized evenly and have been flattering with respect to texture on me as properly. As all the time, I do my finest to make sure that I exfoliate my lips usually and preserve my lips hydrated when not testing lip merchandise (at night time and the like) to attempt to have a “good” canvas for lip colours.

The protection different from shade to shade with most shades providing medium, buildable protection, although a few of the deeper and extra vivid shades have been extra semi-opaque to almost 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 couple of felt a bit 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.

Substances

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), Purple 6 (CI 15850), Purple 6 Lake (CI 15850), Purple 7 Lake (CI 15850), Purple 28 Lake (CI 45410), Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891), Yellow 5 Lake (CI 19140), Yellow 6 Lake (CI 15985).

Disclaimer: Ingredient lists are as out there by the model (or retailer)
on the time of publishing. Please all the time test product packaging, if it exists, for the ingredient checklist relevant
to the product you are buying, or the model or retailer’s web site for essentially the most up-to-date ingredient checklist.

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