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Overview: NYX Butter Gloss

I know we've been crushing on NYX a lot recently but it's not without reason. NYX has released a lot of great lip products late 2013 and all of YouTube is abuzz with glowing reviews. Thankfully we have access to NYX in Barbados so we can easily get in on the goodies too. I purchased my first Butter Gloss in 'Apple Strudel' the same time I bought one for our 8th Giveaway last year but I didn't use it until months later.

When I finally did I was very impressed. 'Apple Strudel' shows up as a sheer peach gloss on me but the formula is what won me over. As the name implies it's creamy and smooth like butter. It spreads on the lips with no problems and leaves a glossy finish. It isn't tacky and smells sweet.

From the site: "Buttery soft and silky smooth, our scrumptious new Butter Lip Gloss tastes as sweet as a sugar cookie—and makes your lips look downright luscious. Swipe it on alone or over your favorite lipstick for creamy sheer to medium coverage that melts onto your lips and is never sticky.

• What it is: It’s buttery lip gloss with a sweet scent that provides sheer to medium coverage on your lips without that sticky feeling.

• What it does: Provides nourishment with a flush of color on your lips giving you the perfect pout.

• Why we love it: Adore that it can be worn alone or over your favorite lipstick! It’s delicious and gorgeous at the same time.

Artist tips / Suggested use

• How to use: Apply on lips with the applicator included alone or over your favorite lipstick making your lips appear more voluptuous".

I really wanted to get more but I'm on that Make Out 2014 challenge and lip gloss is definitely one thing I don't need any more of. The Mistress felt for me and gave me 'Praline' and 'Raspberry Tart' for Valentine's Day. Thank you Sweetie!

'Raspberry Tart'



I like that the colours are sheer but still contain enough pigment so they are distinguishable from each other. The colour is buildable as seen above with 'Cupcake' (two layers). I would advise against putting on too much though, because if you do that the gloss does pool/gather at the edges of the lips when you rub them together. The standard sized doe foot applicator is a breeze to use. The formula doesn't dehydrate the lips and I have to apply about every three hours to build back up the colour. I imagine these glosses will look amazing when you pair them with a complimentary lip liner. Perfect for you ladies who don't like wearing lipstick.

YouTube Vlogger African Export, did a video showing a couple of these swatched as well as the Soft Matte Lip Creams that Heidi recently raved about.

These Butter Glosses are a hit for me. You can find them at Exotica Makeup and Extensions for $25BDS, #1 Beauty Supply for $15BDS or NYX for $5USD . **At the time of writing this #1 doesn't have the newer colours**

NYX Butter Gloss display in Exotica Makeup and Extensions, Bridgetown

New lip products display in Exotica Makeup and Extensions, Bridgetown

NYX display in #1 Beauty Supply, Bridgetown

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