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Product Rave: NYX Soft Matte Lip Creams

Hi Mavenz,

I love love love this product. NYX has definitely hit the nail on the head with this formula. I find the newer lighter shades like Cairo and Athens are excellent for neutral, nude looks and I absolutely NEED Prague in my collection. But I LOVE the darker colours in the range, Transylvania and Copenhagen.

Don't trip over the names. They are all major cities in the world and if you familiarise yourself with the cultures, you'll see why they were named as they were.

Here I mixed Monte Carlo & San Paulo, I LOVVVEED this combo. It was gorge! 


Here is a photo:

Find them here:

My favourites are San Paulo, Monte Carlo, Milan, Abu Dhabi and London. Transylvania, Copenhagen and Morocco are huge in my book as well. As the website describes, they aren't lipsticks or glosses. They apply wet and dry to a matte finish.

Pros:

Wide variety of colours and the perfect shade of red. Suits ANY skintone.
May be mixed and matched to create a custom colour.
Do not dry out the lips.
Comes with a handy dandy doe foot applicator, gets right into those corners and crevices for even application.

Cons:
If reapplied after first application, they tend to roll up on the lips and in some cases flake or crumble.
Some of the colours have to be layered OR applied, allowed to dry and reapplied.
The formula seems to dry out in tube, so use them up fast or store upside down.


This is Morocco. WE can wear brights too!! 


You will not regret purchasing this product, just try and select a complimentary shade for you. It is a must have! Trust ya girl!

xoxo
Heidi.

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