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Colourpop: Lippie Stix & Pencil

Here we are again, talking about another hyped up product by Colourpop. I am happy to say that I am actually OVER THE MOON pleased at this product. If you didn’t know, Colourpop is a cruelty free brand that originated in LA. A lot of their products are also vegan, in exception of a few.

Here is the 411 on the Lippie Stixs:

Colour Pay Off & Lasting Power

AMAZING! Super pigmented lip products that stick to the lips and last for a very long time. I can eat, drink and sleep in these things and they are still hanging on there for dear life by the end of it all. Although the Lippie Stix do transfer, they don’t slide of the lips, therefore I am not scared that I’m going to end up smearing them all over my mouth.

Moisture Level

I am the first to admit that these products are not the most moisturising on the market. They can dry out your lips. To combat this I always apply a non greasy lip balm first and then the Lippie Stix on top. If you do have naturally dry lips I would recommend exfoliating your lips with a lip scrub, moisturising with a lip balm and then applying your Lippie.

Colours and Swatches

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Fancy
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Lumiere
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Gossip
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Heart On
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Frenchie
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Grind

*All colours are switched with the matching Lippie Pencil

Would I Repurchase?

YES YES YES! They also seem to have finally introduced a set price for shipping Australia… YIPPEE! $25.

Rating

8/10

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Colourpop Swatchfest – Ultra Satin Lip

Colourpop Ultra Satin Lips are the next big thing of the YouTube world! These products are lovely. Below are swatches of the colours that I purchased.

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Swatches – Cozy, Magic Wand, Sprtiz, Dopey, Mess Around, Molly, The Rabbit, Panda
Molly 2
Molly – Mid-tone plum lilac
Rabbit
The Rabbit – Bright fuchsia w/ subtle blue sheen
Sprits
Spritz – Mid-tone bubble gum pink
panda
Panda – Deep pink violet
Mess Around
Mess Around – Mid-tone grey beige
Magic Wand
Magic Wand – Light nude
Dopey
Dopey – Dusty mauve
Cozy 1
Cozy – True orange red

¬†Here are some pro’s and con’s of the product:

Pro’s

  • Cruelty Free! Most products are also vegan and gluten free.
  • Lasting power is fantastic!
  • They are not as drying on the lips as the Ultra Matte Lips. They are definitely more comfortable to wear on a day to day basis.
  • Colours are BEAUTIFUL and extremely pigmented. They apply smoothly and wear off the lips in a graceful way. This can be seen in the swatches.
  • They last through eating and drinking – YIPEE!

Con’s

  • They transfer, however are not slippery, therefore you don’t need to be scared about them sliding all over your face.
  • Some colours can sit in the creases of your lips. This can be fixed by pressing your lips together.

Would I repurchase? YES! In fact, my mum had a look at the colours and swatches and wants me to place an order for her!

Rating – 8/10

 

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Colourpop Highlighter – Wisp

 

Colourpop, another one of those brands that is all over YouTube. Beauty Guru’s telling you that ‘they are amazing’ and ‘it is definitely worth the money’…. I have to say that I AGREE! I have tried numerous Colourpop products, and I have to say, I LOVE them all.


Colourpop is ‘100% fur baby friendly, bunny approved, and only test our products on humans’ which makes me happy beyond belief! I also notice that some of their products are also:

  • Gluten free – although they do not recommend eating them ūüėõ
  • The state product last for 3 years if not opened and 1 year once opened
  • A lot, not all, of their products are vegan

The product that I am going to review today is their highlighter in the colour ‘Wisp’. This colour is beautiful. The Colourpop website describes it as:

‘Golden champagne with highly reflective hues of gold duo chrome finishes.’ – Colourpop Website


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*swatch by crueltyfreebeauty

 


What do I think?

Colour

Light champagne gold with a slight hint of duo chrome.

Texture

Smooth. There are no evident chunks of glitter which allows for a ‘wet’ highlight look that doesn’t make you look sweaty and greasy.

Lasting power

¬†I haven’t noticed it fade throughout the day. It seems to stay put quite well. I do set it with a teeny bit of highlight powder to ensure the longevity of the highlight.

How do I apply it?

I use my finger tips. I find that I waste less product that way and the finished product is more intense then if you were to use a brush. I have also applied it with the elf small stipple brush (synthetic bristles) which also allows for a good application.

Customer service

My highlighter came broken. I contacted the companies customer service who were extremely helpful. They sent a new one to me free of charge which I thought was lovely of them.

Would I repurchase?

Yes, definitely. The product is worth a repurchase for sure. The only thing I don’t like are the shipping fees. Sure, colourpop provide high quality, cruelty free products at an affordable price. However, when the shipping price is so high, it almost makes me think that it isn’t worth it. The shipping price goes by weight which irks me*. If I am going to buy products from the states, I want to be able to buy a good quantity to make it worth it, however, the more you buy, the higher the shipping price goes.

Where can I purchase it?

The only place that I know you can purchase it from is the Colourpop website.

https://colourpop.com/product/wisp-2/

*I live in Australia

Rating

9/10