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Today’s review is all about NYC City Proof Matte Long Lasting Blur Lip Color in the shade Manhattan Mauve. Read on to know more.
Price and Quantity: $4.99 for 1.15g
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Need a lip colour that follows your crazy NYC life? CITYPROOF Matte Long Lasting Blur Lip Color provides you a colour in seconds that last for hours. To get a new look during the day, blur it with the smudger. Quick and easy ombre looks for runway ready look that will last all night long!
• Long lasting
• Easy to blur colour
• Matte Finish
• Vibrant colour
• Easy to apply
How to Apply:
First apply to the center of the lips and follow the contours of the mouth.
Then, to get the perfect blurred effect, use the smudge cushion to gently blur the colour out towards the edges of the lip.
Present only the plastic wrapper which is very hard to read and there is no mention of it on their website!
My Experience with NYC #400 Manhattan Mauve City Proof Matte Long Lasting Blur Lip Color:
NYC City Proof Matte Long Lasting Blur Lip Color comes in a twistable plastic case with two sides. One side houses the lip color while the other side has a sponge applicator, which you can use for smudging to create an ombre look. The product is sealed, which is good. There is basic information on the sealed packaging, and the pencil has very less information to offer. The lip color has sturdy caps at both ends. However, the one on the sponge applicator is a bit flimsy. The screw cap that houses the lip color closes very well and makes the product travel-friendly.
The lip color looks almost like a lip pencil with a wider diameter. The thickness makes it easier to apply the color on the corner of the lips. However, the quantity provided is pretty less for the price. The lip color lasts for hardly 1-1.5 months. Also, it has a mild, pleasant smell.
The shade, “Manhattan Mauve” is a very light pinkish-mauve color. I picked the color without swatching, and I thought it would be a true mauve shade. Unfortunately, it is lighter than I expected. The shade is a good nude shade for everyday wear. The color makes my lips look healthy and covers the dark lips. The lip color is very creamy and soft. It does glide very well and easily but is prone to breakage.
The product can be buildable for prolonging the wear time but, it doesn’t intensify the color and stays pinkish. The color stays on my lips for around 4-5 hours after which it fades away evenly. The lip color provides a bit of moisturization to the lips. However, I would prefer using a lip balm to even out my lips before application.
The lip color provides a matte finish, and I use the sponge applicator to dab some powder, and with this, the lasting power goes up to 7-8 hours which is pretty good for a drugstore brand. The product has minimal transfer and doesn’t bleed. Overall, it is a pretty good product except that it breaks easily and the quantity is very less.
So summing up:
Pros of NYC #400 Manhattan Mauve Proof Matte Long Lasting Blur Lip Color:
- Minimal transfer.
- Beautiful, everyday nude shade.
- Lasts for 4-5 hours; can stay for 7-8 hours when dabbed with powder.
- Doesn’t bleed.
- No lip liner needed as it can be used for a precise application.
- Matte finish.
- Hides pigmentation on the lips.
- Sealed package.
Cons of NYC #400 Manhattan Mauve Proof Matte Long Lasting Blur Lip Color:
- Less quantity.
- Breaks easily.
- Shade is very light.
- No mention of the ingredients.
IMBB Rating: 4/5
Would I Recommend/Repurchase NYC #400 Manhattan Mauve Proof Matte Long Lasting Blur Lip Color?
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