By Ankita Bose
Hope you all are doing well. I’m very excited as Kolkata finally experienced it’s first shower of monsoon today. The scorching heat has taken a backseat and the weather is super pleasant. So to enjoy the weekend I finally went to watch Dil Dhadakne Do. Well, as for the movie I would say that I totally adored it As regards the make up that I wore to the movie, the lazy girl in me wanted to keep things simple yet stylish, so I sported a bold shade of lipgloss and made my entire look work around it. The lipgloss that I wore was NYX Goddess of the Night Lip Gloss in Burgundy and it’s my today’s product for review.
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475 INR for 15 ml. Price varies between 450 – 500 INR across various stores.
My Experience with NYX Goddess of the Night Lip Gloss in Burgundy:
The lipgloss comes in a sturdy, rectangular tube packaging. The cap is black in colour and the body is transparent, hence revealing the shade of the lipgloss and thus finding the shade in shade becomes easier. The cap has a screw cap mechanism which locks satisfactorily and there’s no product leakage from the sides, thus making it easy to carry around. There is no outer packaging for the gloss and the product details are mentioned on the tube itself.
Now coming to the shade Burgundy, it is a rich, deep wine shade and has very fine pink shimmers in it which are in no way chunky and show up on the lips as a beautiful shine, imparting a slight metallic finish. The shade is a very bold one and is quite a fashion statement in itself and is often seen these days on various celebrities. This would be great for parties, Indian weddings, the fall season and all other night occasions. Being a fan of wines and reds, I often sport it in the day as well by wearing it as a tint. The best part about this shade is that it looks good on all skintones, provided one has the right attitude to carry it.
Texture wise, this lipgloss is quite moisturising with a slight stickiness which doesn’t bother me much because it is this stickiness which makes it last well. It is quite hydrating on the lips and once removed it leaves my lips quite soft.
In terms of pigmentation I find it more like a liquid lipstick than a gloss, something that I totally enjoy. The shade is soooper pigmented and thus, girls with pigmented lips can wear it by itself as it gives full coverage to the lips in two swipes. Personally, I hate layering products and that’s one of the reasons why I’m not much into lipglosses as most of them are sheer and I always seek full coverage products. This lipgloss just fits in fine.
Further, owing to the rich shade and slight stickiness this lip gloss lasts a good 3 ½ – 4 hours which I feel is quite commendable for a gloss, I would say. With time, it fades off and leaves behind a nice red tint. The lipgloss has a mild artificially sweet fragrance which stays for sometime post application and fades off eventually.
Pros of NYX Goddess of the Night Lip Gloss in Burgundy:
• Stunning shade which is quite in vogue
• Looks great on almost all complexions
• Amazing pigmentation
• Good staying power for a lip gloss
• Leaves behind a pretty soft red stain
• Quite hydrating on the lips
Cons of NYX Goddess of the Night Lip Gloss in Burgundy:
• Fragrance may be a turn off for some
• May feel a little sticky at times.
So overall, I would say that this a great lip shade which would be apt for various occasions and looks great on almost all skintones. I love wearing such dark shades as they help me to keep the rest of my look easy and simple. As always, I highly recommend every girl to have at least one such shade in her stash.
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