Ilia Beauty makes great colours when it comes to lipsticks and it has just launched the fall 2016 collection. I will review Lucy’s Party, a goth red. It is a limited edition.
PERFORMANCE: the lipstick goes on effortlessly and it is in a bullet (so no fingers or lip brushes required). The colour has a wine tinge, ideal for a strong look when you want to play up the lips. The finish is semi matte, very classy. It is a blue based red, an undertone that makes it suitable for most skin tones.
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).
two layers applied with lip brush in natural light
CONTENT AND PACKAGING:
4 grams. It is contained in a gorgeous metallic bullet and a dark plum carton box.
WHERE TO BUY:
Lucy’ s Party Lipstick
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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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