New launch again on IMBB and this time it is Faces Ultime Pro Starry Matte Lip Crayon range. Shade reviewed here is Sugar Coated. Read on to know in details.
Price – Rs 799/-
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My Experience with Faces Sugar Coated Ultime Pro Starry Matte Lip Crayon:
The packaging is like the typical lip crayons which need to be sharpened after almost every use. The sharpener comes free with the crayon which is definitely worth mention. The body is color coded and bears the name and other details about the product. I would have loved if the cap shut with a click.
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The texture is otherwise smooth but the presence of shimmers makes the color gritty and uncomfortable. Also, the shade does not gel with the lips; it sits on like a coat of color. I do not like the heavy feel of it on the lips and the shimmers are a big no no when it comes to matte lip colors. The lip crayons are much pigmented and give enough color to the lips in one swipe.
The color is a hot neon pink which looks super bold on my NC 42 skin tone. I look tanned with this on and the shimmers add to the ghastly look of mine. I am over conscious while wearing the shade and saving it for summers/beach holiday. I keep the rest of the makeup simple as the lip color is way too bold.
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The staying power varies from 4-5 hours depending on the food/fluid intake. I do not mind the 4-5 hours stay but honestly I do not like the uneven patchy fading after having a snack/meal. It does not stain the lips but leaves behind the shimmers which is gross!
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Overall I had high expectations from the new range as I had really good experience with the Ultime Pro Velvet Matte range by Faces. The shimmers and gritty texture were the initial turn offs and the added irritation was the uneven patchy fading.
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Left: Sugar Coated
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Pros of Faces Sugar Coated Ultime Pro Starry Matte Lip Crayon:
• Simple packaging with free sharpener.
• Color coded body.
• Smooth application.
• Nice pigmentation.
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Cons of Faces Sugar Coated Ultime Pro Starry Matte Lip Crayon:
• Expensive for drugstore brand.
• Gritty shimmers.
• Uneven patchy fading.
IMBB Rating – 2.5/5
Would I Repurchase/Recommend Faces Sugar Coated Ultime Pro Starry Matte Lip Crayon?
Repurchase – nope!
Recommend – This is matte hot neon pink that makes my NC 42 skin tone look tanned. If you like such colors with golden shimmers pick this up.
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