My top favorite NYX Soft Matte Lip Creams 

 
L-R Milan, San Paulo and Monte Carlo. 

These are my most used and favourite lip creams by NYX Cosmetics. Milan does come off as quite light against my skin tone but I almost always mix it with a deep red to bring it to a nice rosy shade. 

San Paulo I wear on a daily basis. It’s become a shade I cannot do without and I almost feel quite bare and naked without it on my lips.

Monte Carlo is my go to for any night event, be it a social occasion or family function. It’s super long lasting and doesn’t wear off after a meal or glasses of water. Best wear and color payoff. 

Xoxo 

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Top favourite lip products

I know I haven’t done any posts on beauty products as much recently so I thought I’d do a small post of my top favourite lip products. I don’t use that many but I do have my favourites and ones that I use quite frequently. Here I go:

Grazie
Grazie

NYX Cosmetics Colour Lip Balm in Grazie

I find this to be both hydrating as well as pigmented to a certain extent and gives me a pop of colour without much effort. I’m actually super sad that they discontinued this line and have another new one instead because it does not include the same colour I’m totally in love with. Grazie is like the perfect colour for a casual day out or when I am in a hurry. I can pop it in my bag and carry it anywhere with me and don’t eat a compact mirror to even touch up on the go.

Monte Carlo
Monte Carlo

NYX Cosmetics Soft Matte Lip Cream in Monte Carlo

This one’s a more recent favourite but I have been in love with the soft matte lip creams for some time now (everyone literally is!). It’s tough not to love the creamy texture and easy glide on application of this lip product and also the packaging itself. The colours are another story. There are many colours which I favour a lot but Monte Carlo tops it all because of it’s true red-ness. It packs in so much of colour in just one swipe and I love that I don’t need to touch up all that much after one application.

Plush Plum
Plush Plum

L’Oreal Colour Riche Balm in Plush Plum

I’ve got four shades in this range and I have to say the Plush Plum hits the mark right one. It’s not all too plumy and has a bit of a berry undertone as well and I love that it’s got a very hydrating balmy texture to it. I’ve pretty much run through this entire product and will definitely be buying another. I find that pairing this with more dressier outfits brings out a very sophisticated and glam look instead of during the day when it can sort of make you look overbearing.

Milan
Milan

NYX Creamy Round Lipstick in Milan

This is another new favourite but one of my top five. What NYX says, it certainly is and these lipsticks are super creamy to the touch. I sort of broke mine as I was using it but that doesn’t stop me. This colour is perfect for the day – not too bright and overbearing and not too dull. It’s pinky-ness really complements my skin tone which makes me love it even more. I’ll definitely be buying more of these in other shades very soon!

Brick
Brick

Elizabeth Arden Lipstick in Brick

For an extreme glammed up look, this is certainly the one I almost always pick. It’s kind of a blood red colour but also with a hint of brown to it. The texture is something I’m kind of getting used to because it’s not too creamy and not too drying. I love the sleek and stylish packaging of it though and also the colour pigmentation. It does tend to bleed a little bit after a meal or so, so it’s best paired with a lip pencil.

Xoxo

Rocking red!

Like I’ve previously said, I’ve started to experiment with bolder and brighter colours this year. I’m going to take that as a good thing! I’ve never been comfortable wearing anything too bold in gold or even red. But this year, I’ve slowly begun to actually like plums, maroons and cranberry toned reds on my lips. NYX Cosmetics is one of my top favourite makeup brands and I’ve watched so many beauty bloggers try on and swatch some amazing red lipsticks so I thought I should get a few soft matte lip creams for myself.

New colours in my collection
New colours in my collection

I’m a huge fan of nudes and pinks so as you can see I have plenty of those in my personal stash but the highlight amongst all these wonderful shades was Monte Carlo.

Monte Carlo is a deep cranberry red. Once again, I just love how the lip cream glides into my lips and the quick and easy way it sets to a matte look. The colour is so pigmented that it lasts through most of the day. I wore it out to dinner last night and I had good coverage on my lips even after I got back home, so that goes to say how amazing this product is. I also happen to love the cake batter like fragrance all the soft matte lip creams have! Makes it smell so yummy!

Me loving it!
Me loving it!

Xoxo