NYC Red Flame Expert Last Lip Color Review

By Soni M.

Hi everyone,

This is third and last NYC lipstick from my stash that I have put up for review (I have reviewed the shades “Creamy Mauve” and “Forever Fuchsia” before). I am done with red and pinks as of now, maybe I should try peaches and oranges now. Read on for more details on this particular shade “Red Flame.”

NYC Red Flame Expert Last Lip Color

Product Description:
Girls, this is NYC! It’s time to inject a color that lasts into your city life! Just like a cab speeding up 5th Avenue, with New York Color’s Expert Last lipstick, your look goes from 0 to 60 in seconds. Your lips instantly show your style to the outside world and they’ll stay this way for up to 6 beautiful hours. Wears up to 6 hours. Long lasting shine. Amplified color. Velvety and glamorous finish. Doesn’t feather or bleed.

NYC Red Flame Expert Last Lip Color packaging

NYC Red Flame Expert Last Lip Color ingredients

My Experience NYC Red Flame Expert Last Lip Color:

The packaging is the same as other “Expert Last” lip colors with a transparent cap and coloured tube. Overall, I would describe it as an average sturdy packaging at this price.

NYC Red Flame Expert Last Lip Color top

If we go by name of the lipstick, we would expect it to be a bold red color, but “Red Flame” is quite a humble red shade lipstick. The shade is more on the peachy side than red. It is actually a light shade when applied in a single coat. The color can be built up to a more bright red shade with more swipes. The shade reminds me of my mother’s collection actually. She likes to wear red lip colors that are not too red. I find this lipstick to be a little less pigmented as it need more coats for a nice opaque shade on my lips.

NYC Red Flame Expert Last Lip Color shade

I don’t know how the same range has different pigmentation intensities. There is a slight hint of shimmer to the lipstick and can be seen when more than one swipes are applied. It also has a slightly glossy finish to it. My lips are very dry, but this lipstick does a good job at not drying out my lips any further. It’s a kind of day wear red shade that does not look over the top. I actually picked it up for its bold red tone, but kind of like this shade too.

NYC Red Flame Expert Last Lip Color closeup

The staying power is very good and this one needs to be re-touched quite often. I also felt this shade transfers more compared to the other two shades that I have tried from this same range, but I am not complaining as I am getting overall good quality at this price.

NYC Red Flame Expert Last Lip Color swatch

NYC Red Flame Expert Last Lip Color lip swatch

Pros of NYC Red Flame Expert Last Lip Color:

  • Very affordable.
  • Beautiful red shade for daily wear.
  • Smooth and creamy texture.
  • Packaging makes it easier for identifying the shade.
  • Keep lips hydrated.

Cons of NYC Red Flame Expert Last Lip Color:

  • Does not last for long.
  • Has a hint of shimmer.
  • Transfers too much.
  • Pigmentation is not good.

Would I Recommend/Repurchase NYC Red Flame Expert Last Lip Color?
Yes for people who are looking for a beautiful light red shade. Maybe I would repurchase this one.
IMBB Rating:

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