Skin Tone: Medium fair, warm undertones
I am quite enjoying using products from NYX these days. Today, I will be wrapping up my NYX Haul with the last product review on NYX Ombre Lip Duo in the shade “Hearts And Spades”. Read on to know more about this beautiful and bold shade.
Dress your pout in two-toned style with our Ombré Lip Duos, the new 2-in-1 lip colors inspired by the ombré trend. Each lip duo features two coordinating shades of lip liner and satiny matte lipstick to create the perfect ombré pout.
Price and Quantity:
$16.00 for 0.14g
Bis-Diglyceryl Polyacyladipate-2, Hydrogenated Polyisobutene, C12-15 Alkyl Benzoate, Copernicia Cerifera (Carnauba) Wax/Copernicia Cerifera Cera/Cire de Carnauba, Octyldodecyl Stearoyl Stearate, Beeswax/Cera Alba/Cire d’Abeille, Isododecane, Ozokerite, Alumina, Barium Sulfate (CI 77120), Ethylhexylglycerin, Tocopherol , Pentaerythrityl Tetra-Di-T-Butyl Hydroxyhydrocinnamate, Phenoxyethanol. MAY CONTAIN / PEUT CONTENIR (+/-): Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891), Iron Oxides (CI 77491, CI 77492, CI 77499), Blue 1 Lake (CI 42090), Red 6 (CI 15850), Red 7 (CI 15850), Red 28 Lake (CI 45410). (FIL D187338/1)
My Experience with NYX Hearts And Spades Ombre Lip Duo:
The packaging of the lipstick is basic. It comes in a sleek twist up tube. This is a dual ended tube with a lipstick on one end and a lip liner on the other end. The tube comes housed in a cardboard box. The box has some product related information on it. The tube has an ombre effect packaging and has small plastic caps, which shut very securely making it suitable for carrying around. The shade name is mentioned on the side of the tube. Since, the lipstick tube is color-coded, it is easy to spot in makeup stash.
This range has a wide array of shades. I have opted for a super bold and bright shade called Hearts & Spades. My love for red took me towards this shade. The lipstick shade is a soft red color, which is devoid of any sheen or shimmers, while the lip liner is black is color. The lipstick is slightly towards satiny finish on the other hand, the liner is matte. The combination of red and black is one of the prettiest contrasts, but it is super bold for a lip color to pull off. You may use the red one alone as well and it is a very beautiful and subtle red shade and you may create variety of lip arts and ombre lips from this. I am not very creative in doing lip arts; hence I wanted to start with the basic and opted to do the basic ombre lip-look, which is being demonstrated on the lipstick box.
The lipstick has decent pigmentation and the color builds up easily with a fewer swipes. It covers the pigmentation of the lips well. The lipstick does not have any kind of fragrance in it.
The texture of the lipstick is smooth and creamy. Hence, it goes on the lips effortlessly without any tugging or pulling. It is so smooth and glides all like a dream. It has a soft sheen initially, later, it sets to a semi-matte kind of finish. The formulation is non-drying. It feels comfortable on the lips. But, it is easy to keep the lips well prepped for a smoother application and blending. The smooth texture facilitates easier blending of both the shades together. It does not require too much work or effort to blend the shades.
The longevity of the lipstick is somewhere around 5-6 hours without eating. On the other hand, it does not survive heavy meals and fades away from the center of the lips leaving only the outer lip line. Hence, it seeks immediate reapplication after meals. The lipstick does not settle into the fine lines of the lips and never goes patchy. It is smudge-proof and it does not have a highly transferring formulation. It is really easy to remove this lipstick with a good makeup remover. The formula is non-staining and wipes off easily without leaving any tint behind.
Pros of NYX Hearts And Spades Ombre Lip Duo:
- Nice packaging.
- Pretty bold shade.
- Gives nice gradient effect.
- Can be used alone as a single lip color.
- Fragrance free.
- Decent pigmentation.
- Smooth and creamy texture.
- Easy to blend.
- Semi-matte finish.
- Covers pigmented lips well.
- Non-drying on the lips.
- Comfortable to wear.
- Stays for pretty long.
- Survives lights sipping of drinks.
- Does not settle into the fine lines of the lips.
- Never goes patchy.
- Smudge proof.
- Easy to remove.
- Non-staining formula.
Cons of NYX Hearts And Spades Ombre Lip Duo:
- Cannot survive heavy meals.
IMBB Rating: 4.5/5
Will I Repurchase/Recommend NYX Hearts And Spades Ombre Lip Duo?
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