Skin tone: fair-light
Lip texture: dry normal, mild pigmentation
How are you doing today? I am excited to share Burberry’s newly launched lip products with you all. I was anticipating these products as the beauty market is all about liquid lipsticks these days and here they are! Reading about liquid lip velvet might sound boring as we have tons of them in the market but the whipped cushiony formula with the semi-matte finish is something you would love to try. Considering most of the liquid lipsticks I own have either drying formula or flaky finish, I would say am impressed this time! And if you are a diehard fan of Burberry, nothing can stop you from enjoying every last drop of this luxurious treat. Let’s read more about Burberry Magenta No. 33 Liquid Lip Velvet.
Price: $30 for 0.2 Oz
Introducing Liquid Lip Velvet, a new statement-making matte cream colour with a comforting, whipped texture.
Developed with a new, innovative formula that combines rich pigment, smooth application and a whipped, creamy texture to create a bold, velvet finish that lasts for up to eight hours. The comfortable, non-drying formula keeps lips supple and moisturised during wear, ensuring the colour does not dry, fade or crack.
Available in our boldest palette, each of the 14 shades coats lips with a shot of saturated colour in one gliding movement.
Joining the Lip Velvet collection, new Liquid Lip Velvet provides a light-as-air feeling and a cushion-soft sensation upon application.
Made in Italy
Dimethicone, Bis-Diglyceryl Polyacyladipate-2, Dimethicone Crosspolymer, Diisostearyl Malate, Hydrogenated Polyisobutene, Phenyl Trimethicone, Kaolin, Vinyl Dimethicone/Methicone Silsesquioxane Crosspolymer, Hdi/Trimethylol Hexyllactone Crosspolymer, Pentaerythrityl Tetraisostearate, Mica, Polyethylene, Nylon-12, Gossypium Herbaceum (Cotton) Seed Oil, Isohexadecane, Silica, Ethylene/Propylene/Styrene Copolymer, Butylene/Ethylene/Styrene Copolymer, Phenoxyethanol, Sodium Hyaluronate, Xanthan Gum, Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil, Tripeptide-1, Lecithin, Ascorbyl Palmitate, Tocopherol, Citric Acid, [+/- (May Contain): Ci 77891 (Titanium Dioxide), Ci 15850 (Red 6, Red 7 Lake), Ci 45410 (Red 28 Lake), Ci 45380 (Red 22 Lake), Ci 42090 (Blue 1 Lake), Ci 77491, Ci 77492 (Iron Oxides), Ci 19140 (Yellow 5 Lake)].
My Experience with Burberry Magenta No. 33 Liquid Lip Velvet:
The liquid lip color comes in the signature Burberry packaging with a transparent plastic tube and a patterned grey twist-over cap. The cushiony doe foot applicator gives a smooth and streak free finish. It does have a mild fragrance, nothing bothersome though. I like the simple, sleek and travel-friendly packaging.
My shade “Magenta Number 33” appears to be a bright magenta pink shade on my skin tone. I love how it amplifies my complexion by giving that instant glow to my otherwise pale skin. This is a perfect shade for all seasons. I am sure it will look equally flattering in summers as it is not an over the top shade. I love its subtle yet vibrant sheen on my lips and I am pretty sure beauties from every age group will be able to pull it off with equal grace and ease. It provides nearly full color pay off in just one swipe, hence a win-win for beauties with pigmented lips as well.
Talking about the formula, it has a whipped creamy texture. This is quite unlike the usual wet liquid texture that I have noticed in most ABH and Smashbox liquid lipsticks so far. It reminds me of Tarte Tarteist lipsticks that I tried earlier; they have a similar velvet-matte texture sans the minty tingling sensation. Moreover, they do not dry completely on the lips; they maintain a semi-dry and velvet matte finish all through the wear time. This certainly means that this liquid lipstick by Burberry will transfer slightly. But it does not look flaky and does not peel.
I was a bit intimidated when I first saw this formula but it applies evenly and smoothly on my dry lips without emphasising the dry patches. It does not settle into the lip lines either. I have worn it on my super dry lips at times and never felt any irritation or flakiness. I do feel like licking my lips at times but other than that I have never found it overly drying or tricky for my normal-dry lips. I would still recommend using it on well scrubbed and moisturised lips as it really shows up like a dream on soft, supple lips.
It sits comfortably for 6-7 hours on my lips with mild transferring and fades into a subtle but strong pink stain. This stain needs a makeup remover to come off completely. To sum it up for you, if you are into mousse formula and semi-matte finish then you will certainly love this product. It has a totally different finish and texture than ABH, Kat Von D and other liquid lipsticks. I am really intrigued to explore more shades and I would definitely get this one again. I love it to the core!
Let’s sum up pros and cons:
Pros of Burberry Magenta No. 33 Liquid Lip Velvet:
• A bold and bright magenta pink liquid lipstick
• Suitable for every age group
• Lightweight, cushiony and creamy texture
• Spreads evenly and smoothly on the lips
• Does not dry out completely
• No cakey or flaky stain
• Does not sit into the lip lines or dry patches
• Nearly full coverage in one swipe
• Maintains a subtle translucency and semi-matte finish
• Comfortable wear on normal-dry lips
• Neither overly drying nor overly hydrating
• Stays put for good 6-7 hours
• Quite simple and travel-friendly packaging
Cons of Burberry Magenta No. 33 Liquid Lip Velvet:
• Dry mousse texture might be tricky for dry, parched lips
• Transfers as it stays semi-wet on the lips
• Does not give a matte finish
• Dupable shade and formula
IMBB Rating: 4.7/5
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