Today finally a review of a lipstick. Lipstick are, as you might’ve noticed one of my big loves and weaknesses, but I make a reviews of them rarely because I really have a hard time making a good photo with one on my lips, and when I make a photo of my face I usually do some funny faces and make a fool of myself. But I think I put a stop to that and I practiced a bit today so I managed to make a swatch on my lips and I’m actually pleased with that one. Lipstick is one of the things I got in my Avon package, so I said I’m going to do a review on that one first because the shade is a true beauty.
The lipstick comes in an elegant, silver packaging that seems pretty firm to me. On the upper side the cap is see-trough which makes it easier to see with what shade we are dealing with, although you can also see the name of the shade at the bottom of the packaging. I got a shade called Revenge. It comes in the quantity of 3,6 grams, and it’s price in the last catalogue was 35 Croatian Kuna.
What does the manufacturer say about the product?
Hidrocolor 3D lipstick for fuller and firmer lips. Protects with SPF 15.
Collagen stimulates micro circulation and gives your lips a fuller look.
Retinol fills out the lines on your lips and makes their structure perfectly smooth.
Caffeine, pomegranate and jojoba oil give hydration and make your lips firmer.
My opinion and impressions
Lipstick lovers usual like for their lipsticks to be highly pigmented, endurable and matted. Me to am a fan of the same things, but with time I noticed that this combination really dries out my lips which are already very prone to drying out so I now like lipsticks that are pigmented, but somehow at the same time translucent that are not to heavy on the lips.
This lipstick is medium pigmented with it’s first layer, but you can make up for this by adding another layer. It’s translucent and light on the lips and I don’t have the feeling of wearing it at all, which is a big plus on my account. You can feel the hydrating effect, because when I’m putting it on I have a feeling I’m putting on a lip balm, and this shade gives a very nice gloss to my lips. The lips look fuller. It’s endurance I’d say will last for about 3 hours, then it starts to fade, and food consuming it won’t survive for sure. With this shade, I’m using a lip liner, because I usually like to use lip liners with darker lipstick shades, so the lipstick didn’t move from my lips (although I don’t have this problem with almost any lipstick). It doesn’t dry out the lips.
Before i wear a darker lipstick I like to do a peeling because otherwise you can see every irregularity on your lips, and the best peeling for me is a little bit of sugar and olive oil. If you didn’t have a chance to try this, you have to do that and you will see how your lips will be very grateful for that.
Revenge shade is a beautiful fall – winter shade. Delightful burgundy shade, which really reminds of the color of dark wine and really looks juicy as the wine itself. On the day light it’s more like dark red, but it’s something in between red and brown.
I’m really satisfied with this lipstick and they really nailed it in Avon on the spot with this shade.
Did you try any of the Avon lipsticks? Do you like darker lipstick shades?