ColourPop Ultra Matte Lip – Part II

Hi guys. This is the second installment of my review of the ColourPop ultra mattes. I previously reviewed 3 shades, Guess, Rooch and More Better, which you can check out here. Today I’m gonna be talking about 2 more, Be-Dazzled and LAX.

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Since I already talked about the formula and such in the last post, I’m not going to go into that much here.

Be-Dazzled is described as a deep true purple. It is a bright, bright purple with deep blue undertones that can be worn straight out of the tube if you like your brights or with a lip liner to tone it down if you’re not so keen on rocking super bright lips.

LAX is described as a vampy blackened red. It’s a deep burgundy with strong brown undertones. It looks almost brown on me depending on how you look at it.

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They are both super pigmented in one swipe, but you can layer for intensity. However you have to do that fast cos these dry down matte pretty quick and crumble and flake if you layer too thickly. Both shades are brown – girl friendly and are extremely flattering on every skin tone.

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Comparison between ColourPop ultra mattes Rooch and LAX. They look pretty similar wet but the difference is a little more apparent when they dry down.

As with all mattes, exfoliation is key before application, else they cling to dry patches and emphasize them. They wear for hours until you eat something oily then they start to break down, and you’ll have to remove and reapply. If you try to apply a new layer onto what’s already on your lips, it’ll flake and look a hot mess so please don’t try that at home.

Overview of all the shades:

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My favourites are Guess, Be-Dazzled and LAX. Guess is pretty unusual and I have nothing like that in my stash. I absolutely love it. Now y’all know I love me a purple lip so it should come as no surprise that I love Be-Dazzled too. However it’s nothing like anything I have so it’s a very welcome addition.

It took a while for More Better to grow on me, because I’m not a fan of fuchsia or pink lipsticks, but with some manipulation and liner action, I manage to make it work for me now. Rooch, I surprisingly do not like as much as I thought I would. Maybe with time it’ll grow on me like More Better did. I will try to do FOTDs with these in separate posts to come.

I hope you’ve enjoyed my reviews of the Ultra Matte Lips. Which is your favorite?

Thanks for reading ❤

Beverly xx

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ColourPop Ultra Matte Lip Part 1

ColourPop came out of nowhere and suddenly they have exploded and taken over the whole internet. So naturally as a product junkie, I have been coveting literally everything they carry, but prices are so high here that I wasn’t really motivated to buy anything. Until I discovered a little secret which I’ll share later. But yes! Finally I have in my possession, a few Colourpop products!

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ColourPop ultra matte lip Be-Dazzled, LAX, Guess, More Better, Rooch; ColourPop x KaePop Super Shock Cheek Glo Up

To make it a not so long review, I’m going to divide it into 3 parts, I’ll talk about three Ultra Mattes in this post, and the next two and a summary and tell you my favourites in another post, then review the highlighter in a separate post. Got it? Let’s go!

These were my first foray into the world of liquid lipsticks. I’ve tried one Chinese brand that’s readily available here and super cheap though but I found that so dry I could literally feel my lips cracking and begging for moisture after about 5 minutes so I tossed it.

Today I’m gonna be talking about Guess, More Better and Rooch.

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Because Rooch is a collaboration between ColourPop and Karrueche Tran, it has gold accents while the others have silver accents. I think the packaging is pretty cute and I really love the holographic lettering. 

According to ColourPop: This thin and lightweight formula glides onto the lips smoothly and leaves SUPER intense pigment-rich colour with a bold, ultra matte look. It’s very long wearing and completely kiss proof! We suggest storing these babies upright and shaking before application!

They dry fairly quickly but with enough time to make adjustments.

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It comes with a standard doe foot applicator. It’s nothing special, but it gets the job done. The formula is pretty runny, but not so runny that it drips all over the place.

Guess is described as a dark blackened violet and that’s exactly what it is. It’s a beautiful vampy colour which looks amazing on dark skin. It is pigmented enough for only one swipe but I prefer two swipes to make the colour pop a lot more.

More Better is described as a deep violet wine. This is definitely not violet or wine. On me it pulls more fuchsia than wine. They’re supposed to be kiss and transfer proof but More Better definitely transfers, which I find surprising because it dries down completely matte. Pigmented in one swipe.

Rooch is described as a deepened russet wine. Honestly I don’t see the russet or wine when I wear this. It pulls more brown with wine undertones on me, which a vinyl-like finish. It is opaque in one swipe. It’s the only one that I noticed has a tendency to settle into lip lines.

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I love a matte lip as much as the next person but not traipsing – through – the – Sahara dry, and from reading reviews, I was expecting these to be very dry but they are surprisingly lightweight and extremely comfortable to wear. I kid you not. However they are impossible to get off, and I feel like I’m taking off one layer of my lips when I try to scrub these off haha. Exfoliation is key before application. They are intensely pigmented and glide on with ease.

Part two of my ColourPop haul coming pretty soon. Have you tried any of the ultra mattes? What was your experience with them?

Beverly xx