L’Oreal Paris Infallible Pro-Matte Gloss Aphrodite Kiss Review

Hello friends!

How are you doing today? I am cherishing my memories of my last weekend trip to Lake Tahoe which was a dream come true for we got to see fresh snowfall. I hadn’t expected snowfall to be this fun especially with daring adventures like gondola ride, snowmobiles and sledging in tubes. I felt like a 5 year old kid again. To be honest, I cried so much while driving back to home as if my heart was lost in those snowy peaks. Needless to say, my kid was so excited telling me, “Mumma mazaa aayi hai.” 😀

L'Oreal Paris Infallible Pro-Matte Gloss Aphrodite Kiss Review

Anyway I also have one more thing to share, which will always remind me of this trip – a lovely neon pink gloss by L’Oreal. I had packed a handful of colorful products to look fresh, but since it was so cold, I hardly applied anything other than a gloss and kajal. So please read on to know more about L’Oreal Paris Infallible Pro-Matte Gloss Aphrodite Kiss.

Price:
$7-$10 for 0.2 Fl Oz, I bought them for $7 each as price may vary from store to store

Product Description:
A Pro-Matte Revolution: Introducing Infallible Pro-Matte Gloss, our 1st whipped matte gloss. Intense high pigment shades create lasting matte color. Lush velvety texture feels soft for all day comfort. With the pro-sculpt applicator, shape and add dimension to lips.

Ingredients:
Dimethicone, Bis-Diglyceryl Polyacyladipate-2, Diisostearyl Malate, Dimethicone Crosspolymer, Hydrogenated Polyisobutene, Phenyl Trimethicone, Kaolin, Hdi/Trimethylol Hexyllactone Crosspolymer, Isostearyl Isostearate, Polyethylene, Vinyl Dimethicone/Methicone Silsesquioxane Crosspolymer, Nylon-12, Pentylene Glycol, Caprylyl Glycol, Ethylhexylglycerin, Alumina, Synthetic Fluorphlogopite, Silica, Benzyl Alcohol, Pentaerythrityl Tetra-Di-T-Butyl Hydroxyhydrocinnamate, Calcium Sodium Borosilicate, Calcium Aluminum Borosilicate, Geraniol, Magnesium Silicate, Hexyl Cinnamal, Hydroxycitronellaltin Oxide, Parfum / Fragrance

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My Experience with L’Oreal Paris Infallible Pro-Matte Gloss Aphrodite Kiss:

The gloss comes in a usual transparent, plastic curvy tube packaging with a leaf shaped applicator attached to the twist over cap. It does have a funky smell, which I dislike, but it subsides after a while. Over all, I find it pretty user friendly and travel friendly.

packaging

The shade, Aphrodite Kiss, looks bright fuchsia, neon pink in a tube and comes more or less similar to what we see in its packaging. It is definitely not for faint hearts, though I find it apt for fair/light skin tone beauties, but even beauties with darker skin can carry it. Considering I have been to a pale white snowy background, this shade definitely made me look glowing and youthful in person as well as in pictures.

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However I am slightly surprised by its glossy gel type of texture which is fairly different than what I have experienced before. While other shades have semi-matte mousse texture, this particular shade has a gel type consistency and feel on the lips. In fact it comes up ,say, like jelly on lips which does spread evenly. But I miss that semi-matte finish which I get with other shades from this range.

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Some of you might find it weird, but I have to try it couple of times to achieve that desired finish as it looks kind of uneven with high shine finish. It is quite a pigmented gloss and takes good care of pigmented lips in just 2-3 swipes. However I see that layering often results in that bubbly jelly finish, but it subsides after couple of hours as the jelly finish transform into a matte stain with the same hydrating texture.

lip gloss applicator

Oh yes, I am pretty impressed with the hydrating property of this shade, irrespective of how it comes up on my lips. It never bleeds from my lips and doesn’t settle into the lip lines either. In fact I see that it also takes good care of dry patches, while concealing them in its bubbly, jelly-like finish. I think it is very thoughtful of L’Oreal to name them “gloss” and not liquid lipsticks or lip paints or potions because they aren’t matte like any paints nor they feel drying like stains. Hence, gloss is the perfect term to explain this range.

applicator

Like any translucent, intensely pigmented gloss, it adheres nicely to lips giving nearly complete color pay off in 2 swipes. It maintains that wet juicy finish all through the day, hence we have to deal with heavy transfer as well. It is always a wise decision to reapply this shade, as touch-ups can get messy with these matte glosses.

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I wore this gloss on my trip; while the jelly-like shine stayed on for first 2 hours, I could see subtle neon matte pink stain on lips till the end of the day. Hence, for me, it definitely gets good scoring when it comes to the staying power. Also, it didn’t look patchy or blotchy. But it has the tendency to look patchy especially if you have rough dry lips and with meals. I would definitely recommend this shade to every beauty for its finish and decent staying power, and I would always like to get it again.

Swatches:

L'Oreal Paris Infallible Pro-Matte Gloss Swatches

lip swatch

FOTD:

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Let’s sum up pros and cons:

Pros of L’Oreal Paris Infallible Pro-Matte Gloss Aphrodite Kiss:

• A lovely bright neon pink gloss
• Jelly-like texture
• Intensely pigmented
• Hides lip pigmentation
• Does not settle into the lip lines or dry patches
• Does not aggravate dryness
• Turns into a semi-matte stain with smoother finish in 2-3 hours
• Quite user friendly & travel friendly

Cons of L’Oreal Paris Infallible Pro-Matte Gloss Aphrodite Kiss:

• Finish and consistency are tricky
• Might seem blotchy
• Does need re-application after meals
• Matte stain can easily highlight our lip flaws
• Not a completely matte gloss

Well I feel that somehow this gloss does justice to its name. We, anyway, have lip paints, lip potions, liquid lipsticks in the market if we desire completely matte products. Hence, I feel that these pro-matte glosses are apt for people seeking a semi-matte, balmy and intensely pigmented finish.

IMBB Rating:
4/5

I am sharing some pics of my trip, so that you can see how wearable and pretty this product is!

snow ootd

snowfall

snow fall

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12 thoughts on “L’Oreal Paris Infallible Pro-Matte Gloss Aphrodite Kiss Review

  1. Neetu..love your reviews and the personal tidbits u share. Lovely photos..that lip gloss looks awesome on you. I like your jacket too. Your lil one is so very adorable.Lake Tahoe reminds me of my first years in the US..emarald bay took away my heart! And we went to Reno from there…my first casino experience!! Thanks for bringing back those awesome memories.

    1. Thank you tanvi dear 🙂 this gloss is really superb to give nice glow and brightness on aple face. and i agree once you visit this place you will always cherish it in memories of gondola ride or sledging or casinos 😀 am glad to make you re-visit your lovely memories!!

  2. Neetu ji, I love reading your reviews as they always have a story to tell. 😀 As usual you look so pretty. And loved the photos so much

  3. Aah!! Adya is all grown up :)… I still remember her as a cute wavy haired toddler from your earlier pictures…And snow is so much fun na.. I am in New Jersey and we experienced the massive snow storm that hit the east coast last week. Of course, my 5 year old had loads of fun playing in the snow post the storm! Love your LOTDs as always.

    1. I can imagine the fun and also problems related to snow storn gosh! Snow seems fun for few days and then it can be so tricky naa, hats off to you guys. my sis is based in new york and she tells horror stories of cars skid bumping while driving on snow roads and much more so i always pray for them whenever they experience snowfall. But yeah first time snow seems real fun 😀 I still dunno if its blessing to be in such place or a tough task to be in such freezing place like my sis stilll loves NY with those blizzards and horrific stories 😀
      and yeah so sweet of you to remember aadya in her tot age 🙂 thank you dear!!

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