Skin Type: Oily and Sensitive
Skin Tone: Medium Olive
Hi my angels,
Despite being a lipstick junkie, I do not have many reds in my collection. I always tend to buy orange or coral lipsticks, but miss out on true reds. So now I wanted to buy a pure bright red for myself, hence I picked up L.A. Girl Matte Flat Velvet Lipstick in the shade Gossip. Scroll down to know more about it.
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Price: INR 550 for 3g
Product Description: Introducing our hottest new lip color – Matte Flat Velvet Lipstick. These 26 bold shades are rich in pigment and filled with moisture in a flat velvet finish. With added Shea Butter to hydrate lips and a soft, smooth application, your lips will feel as gorgeous as they look!
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My Experience with L.A. Girl Gossip Matte Flat Velvet Lipstick:
The lipstick comes in a long black packaging with a color indicated cap. This color-coded packaging makes it easy to identify the lipstick from the stash. It is also quite safe to carry around. If you take a look at the quantity provided, this lipstick seems like good value for money.
There are total 26 shades in this range. ‘Gossip’ is a generous true blood red color with a pink undertone. It is just the perfect party red color and looks amazing on a date night. It looks so beautiful and bright on my medium skin tone. It instantly brightens up my skin tone and adds a glam look to it. It doesn’t have any shimmers. The shade is quite pigmented as it requires only 2 swipes for the true color to show up on my skin tone. It can easily hide pigmented lips too.
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The lipstick is quite soft and smooth, so it glides easily on the lips and provides an even finish. But the texture is kind of waxy, which makes layering a bit difficult and heavy. I don’t know why but the texture feels a little odd on the lips. But it provides a perfect matte finish that looks so amazing. It has a non-drying finish, which keeps my lips soft and moisturised. It never looks patchy and never highlights those dry patches.
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But, after a few hours, it settles down to a perfect matte stain and then it starts to feel a little dry. If you have really dry and chapped lips, you must use a lip balm underneath. Otherwise, this lipstick keeps my lips soft. It does not smudge or transfer a lot hence this is a good matte lipstick. This lipstick never settles into the fine lines and does not crease. I totally love the quality!
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As a nice matte lipstick, it stays on for around 7-8 hours on lips. It can survive a meal without even fading. After a heavy or oily meal, it might disappear or fade from the centre of my lips. Still, it leaves a nice deep stain on lips that stays for long. It is so difficult to remove the stain from lips. Even after trying hard, my lips look pink. Overall, I am obsessed with this beautiful bright red. I am now waiting for a party so that I can wear this shade with gorgeous makeup.
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Pops of L.A. Girl Gossip Matte Flat Velvet Lipstick:
⦁ Pretty, color-coded packaging.
⦁ Huge range of shades.
⦁ Gossip is a gorgeous bright blood red shade.
⦁ Looks beautiful on all skin tones.
⦁ Good pigmentation.
⦁ Has a mild scent.
⦁ Glides smoothly and evenly on the lips.
⦁ Soft, smooth texture.
⦁ Has a nice, velvety-matte finish.
⦁ Superb staying power of 7-8 hours.
⦁ Can survive a meal.
⦁ Leaves a deep, long-lasting stain.
⦁ Doesn’t accentuate lips issues.
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Cons of L.A. Girl Gossip Matte Flat Velvet Lipstick:
⦁ Waxy texture feels a little heavy.
⦁ Lips feel a little dry after a few hours.
⦁ Stain is difficult to remove.
⦁ Looks a little faded after a heavy meal.
IMBB Rating: 4.5/5
Would I Recommend/Repurchase L.A. Girl Gossip Matte Flat Velvet Lipstick?
I really love this red and I am totally recommending this shade to all of you.
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