Ilia Beauty makes great colours when it comes to lipsticks and it has just launched the fall 2016 collection. I will review The Brides, a super wearable dusty pink with a warm undertone. It is a limited edition and the name is inspired by Dracula’s movies.

 

PERFORMANCE: the lipstick goes on effortlessly and it is in a bullet (so no fingers or lip brushes required). The colour is super wearable, just the perfect mix of dusty pink with brown that is easy to wear, whether in the office or during the weekend. If you have a darker skin tone it works also as a nude. The finish is semi matte, very classy.

The texture is comfortable, the colours does not streak. My problem with Ilia is the scent: unfortunately the scent of this lipstick is very prominent. If you dont have issues with scents this would be a great pick, otherwise go for scent free lipsticks.

 

INGREDIENTS: Ricinus Communis (Castor) Seed Oil*, Sesamum Indicum (Sesame) Seed Oil*, Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil*, Beeswax (Cera Alba)*, Triisostearyl Citrate, Euphorbia Cerifera (Candelilla) Wax, Theobroma Cacao (Cocoa) Seed Butter*, Zea Mays (Corn) Starch*, Linum Usitatissimum (Linseed) Flax Seed*, Olea Europaea (Olive) Fruit Oil*, Rosa Canina (Rosehip) Seed Oil*, Salvia Officinalis (Sage) Leaf*, Tocopherol. May contain: Mica, Titanium Dioxide CI77891, Black Oxide CI77499, Yellow Oxide CI77492, Red Oxide CI77491, Red 7 CI15850, Red 28 CI45410, Yellow 5 CI19140. *Certified Organic Ingredients. Ingrédients Certifiés Biologiques.

 

SCENT: very prominent, especially in summer.

 

HOW TO USE IT: it can be used directly from the bullet. The texture is creamy and comfortable. It can be applied with a lip brush adding also a coulee of layers or, if you want a super natural look, with fingers as a stain (in this case you want to top it up with some lip balm).

 

SWATCH:

one layer applied with lip brush in natural light

ilia the brides

 

 

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CONTENT AND PACKAGING:

4 grams. It is contained in a gorgeous metallic bullet and a dark plum carton box.

ilia beauty arabian knights packaging

 

WHERE TO BUY:

Detox Market
The BridesLipstick

Content Beauty

 

 

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I purchased the product with my money. It was NOT sent by PR and I did not receive any money to post this review.

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