Skin Tone: Medium fair, warm undertones
In this post, I am going to review L. A. Colors Pout Super Shine Lip Gloss in the shade “Tantalizing.”
Pout lip glosses are a gloss lover’s dream. The Super Shine formula is flecked with shimmer that glides on leaving lips moisturized with shiny color.
Price and Quantity:
325 INR for 3.5 gm.
My Experience with L.A. Colors Pout Super Shine Lip Gloss Tantalizing:
This lip gloss comes packed in a small, cylindrical, plastic tube. The tube is transparent and it has an off-white cap bearing the brand’s tagline on it. The see-through tube helps to easily spot the shade. Also, there is a small label on the cap, which indicates the shade name and ingredients list. There is a small doe-foot applicator attached with the cap. This applicator is soft and easy to work with, but it picks up only a small amount of the lip gloss, so I have to dip it again and again to apply it properly. Other than this, the packaging is leak proof and does not occupy much space. So, overall the packaging is basic and travel friendly.
“Tantalizing” is a purplish-plum kind of a shade, which will easily flatter most of the Indian skin tones. It gives pretty-pinkish lips. This shade is good for using on an everyday basis. It is good for college-going girls and also for those who do not feel comfortable in wearing lipsticks on a regular basis. These glosses are sheer ones and do not impart full coverage. So, ideally these are not suitable for people who have pigmented lips but these can be used on top of the regular lip color for that soft and healthy sheen. This shade is ideally more flattering for medium to dusky skin tones.
The brand claims it to be a high shine lip gloss but actually it has a very soft sheen. There are some micro shimmers in this lip gloss, which are finely milled and do not look chunky on the lips. The shimmers are not really noticeable. They just contribute in giving a healthy sheen and a nice wet look to the lips. As I have mentioned already, these LA Colors lip glosses are very sheer in terms of pigmentation, so it needs to be layered on to show up the color properly and they are definitely not capable in covering high lip pigmentation.
The texture of the lip gloss is smooth and creamy. It glides smoothly on the lips without any tugging or pulling. The formula is thick and I would not say that is lightweight but it is not really heavy either. It feels comfortable on the lips. I can feel the presence of this gloss on my lips but it does not feel annoying. It is not sticky like most of the drugstore glosses. They look too shiny initially and later on, the shine settles a bit and gives healthy sheen to the lips.
The color spreads evenly on the lips without getting patchy. This lip gloss is not drying. It is not too hydrating. This lip gloss has a mild vanilla fragrance, which is slightly strong and it does stay for quite long, so this can be bothersome for people with sensitive noses. The longevity of this lip gloss is something that has really disappointed me. It stays for around 2 hours on my lips. It does not survive even light meals and fades away completely. It loses its glossy sheen in the mean time and also the color fades away gradually. So, frequent reapplications are required. This happens to most of the sheer finish lip glosses, so this is why I don’t mind reapplying it but it can be annoying at times as it wipes off completely and does not leave any kind of tint behind.
Pros of L.A. Colors Pout Super Shine Lip Gloss Tantalizing:
- Good packaging.
- Pretty shade.
- Non-chunky shimmer.
- Soft sheen.
- Sheer coverage.
- Good for summers.
- Apt for college going girls.
- Smooth texture.
- Glides effortlessly.
- Non sticky.
- Comfortable to wear.
- Non drying.
- Does not make the lips dry even after fading.
- Lasts long.
- Does not smudge heavily.
- Does not stain the lips.
- Easy to remove.
Cons of L.A. Colors Pout Super Shine Lip Gloss Tantalizing:
- Strong smell.
- Low staying power.
- Does not survive meals.
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