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Wednesday, November 2, 2011

Covergirl Lipstick Bullets Pinks and Corals: Mini Review and Swatches

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I am not a lipstick person. But one product impressed me so much that it has been a staple in my makeup traincase. I'm totally hooked! And the product I'm talking about is the newly released bullet lipsticks of Covergirl. I got more shades of pink and corals so I have more options for bridal makeup gigs. 

Scroll down for swatches.


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Why I like it:

- Color selections are so pretty
- Staying power is superb! Especially the darker ones. It leaves a stain on your lips even after drinking or eating. And it's kinda hard to remove ha! Perfect for bridal :)  I've never experienced this with a lipstick below P500.
- Non-drying. According to CG, it actually softens lips because of its Silk Therapy Complex which is a moisturizing property that goes beyond application. It sustains moisture levels on the lips to actually improve lip condition over time. In over a month of usage, I hardly notice improvement on my lips' texture. But compared when I was using long-wearing lip colors from other brands, this one doesn't hurt or cause chapped lips.
- Priced P395. Affordable!

What I don't like?
- Hmmm I can't think of any. CG Bullet lipsticks comes in matte and frosted colors. I've read reviews that some do not like the frosted ones. For me, I like the ones I got. It's just a matter of preference. With the huge selection of shades, I'm sure you could find one that compliments your skin tone.
- Shades are always out of stock! But congratulations to CG! This new lipstick line is very saleable! So be sure to check the CG counters often if you're eyeing for a particular shade especially the Hot Passion (the one Drew Barrimore was wearing on the ad)


dazzleeclat

delightdelice

feline

riche

temptress


fairytale

enchantress

I doubted this one for a second because it looked too pale when I swatched it. But with the right base, color turns out to be very pretty.

I actually got a few more but got tired of swatching. I'll let my lips rest for a while :) Watch out for the next batch. 

7 comments:

MereMakeupManiac said...

been hearing a lot of raves on this lippie - wanna haul when i hit Manila!

delight delice looks great on you!

Askmewhats said...

all the shades work for you kimmie! bagay!!! :) Can't wait to see your lovely face! :) Lapit na!

Bec said...

I tried a few and they are really nice. Kaya lang I don't like their taste (or after taste) kaya I passed. Anyhoo, all the shades looked good on you :)

Issa said...

I love these lippies too because I don't have to retouch all the time, real value for money! I got fairytale, impassion and sultry! na-addict na ko and I want to get more! I've been wanting to get Temptress but it's always out of stock :( ... Bagay lahat ng colors sayo Miss Kim! :)

Kumiko Mae said...

nice colors :D and i love how you swatched them generously

Brendon Tylor said...

Love makeupandbeautyblog think it is like you say funny and resourceful, deffo top hair melbourne of my readin list! good list by the way

David Mirtin said...

I love Kardashians their fashion and their ,akeup as well I agree she looked beautiful wolf kostüm
and fresh faced on ehr wedding day I loved your recreation and I have this pallette on my things to buy now. You have gorgeous skin.

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