Kitty Blackadder

A Scottish blog about anxiety, minimalism and eyeshadow.

Wednesday, 5 November 2014

NYX Xtreme Shine Lip Cream

NYX Xtreme Lip Cream Natural Review Swatch

 This is the Xtreme Shine Lip Cream in the shade Natural from NYX. I picked this up when I was in Florida last month - actually, I took a gamble and bought two whole sets of liquid lip products. Why is that a gamble? Well you see, I hated gloss. I hated the feeling of any liquid finish on my lips; the sliminess, the transfer, the looking like you have a beard every time you walk indoors because so much product has stuck to your lips when you went outdoors for like 5 seconds. I just really,really wasn't into that.


Now I'm not going to tell you that this doesn't transfer, or stick my hair to my face, because it does, but what I am going to say, is that the finish and colours of the NYX lip products are so flattering and so amazingly pretty to finish a look with, that I honestly, honestly don't care about having to reapply after I drink a cup of tea, it is so worth it.
  
NYX Xtreme Lip Cream Natural Review SwatchNYX Xtreme Lip Cream Natural Review Swatch
NYX Xtreme Lip Cream Natural Review SwatchNYX Xtreme Lip Cream Natural Review Swatch

Like I said, I have quite a few of these now, and have bought more since my return to the UK, and I will do more swatches and posts to go over more of the lines and what the differences etc. are, but I just had to get this one out there, because I am in love with it - I wear it basically every day.

It's great for applying at work, or when you're busy - the product goes on so evenly and smoothly, I can easily do it without a mirror - and remember, I'm a complete gloss novice, so that's really saying something. Also, although it does transfer and need reapplied after eating - it doesn't fade much on its own. And, when it does come off - it's in a nice,even manner; no freaky looking flakes and weird patchy effects here.

I honestly think that NYX makes the liquid lip products for liquid lip product haters - if you've never tried anything from the brand, I suggest you maybe have a look online at some swatches or check some out in person if you get the chance.

NYX Xtreme Lip Cream Natural Review Swatch
 This is how I normally wear it; one swipe on and kind of rubbed in with my lips. Add another sweep on top and you'll get a much more full on shine, but you know me, I like a 'my lips but better' look.



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