Today, I am going to review the NYX Lip Lacquer Pot in Okie Dokie Artichokie. You can find the review of the shade Caramel Fudge here.
NYX Lip Lacquer Pot creates gorgeous ultra-shine on the lips without the fuss! Portable pot allows you to carry around and reapply anytime, anywhere! NYX Lip Lacquer Pot is available in 12 beautiful shades from soft pink to bright red.
Pentaerythrityl Tetraisostearate, Disostearyl Malate, Polybutene, Isostearyl Isostearate, Polyglyceryl-2 Trisostearate, PPG-3 Benzy Ether Myrstate, Cholesteryl Hydroxystearate, Glyceryl Stearate SE, Polyethylene, B.H.A., and Polyethylne Terephthalate. MAY CONTAIN: Mica (CI 77019), Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891), Iron Oxide Red (CI 77491), Iron Oxide Yellow (CI 77492), Iron Oxide Black (CI 77499), D&C Red No.6 (CI 15850), D&C Red No.7 (CI 15850), or FD&C Yellow No.5 Aluminum Lake (CI 19140).
I got this for $4.99. It is listed for around INR 450 on some Indian websites.
My Experience with NYX Lip Lacquer Pot in Okie Dokie Artichokie:
Precisely, it is a lip product in a glass pot packaging. Thicker in consistency than a lip gloss and thinner than actual lipstick. The shade I have is called “Okie Dokie Artichokie.” That’s a funny name for a lip product :). The name has nothing to do with the shade I believe. It looks like a peachy brown shade with golden shimmer in the pot.
You are not going to get the same color that you see in the pot. It looks like a shimmery nude shade on the lips. The thicker you wear, the more shimmery it would look. So, I like to use a thin layer, which looks pretty with a glossy look. A good choice of nude shade for medium to dark skin beauties.
Though NYX says that you can carry this around and apply on the go, you need a tool to apply this. You cannot apply this with your fingers like a lip balm in a pot (Like TBS lip butters);I am not even talking about the hygiene point here. Its about the application itself. You are going to mess around if you choose to apply with your fingers. Needless to say that your nails are going to get more messier while dipping your fingers into the pot. So, the only solution is to use a lip brush or a q-tip to apply it. I use with my Vega Reversible Lip Liner Brush.
It does not have any smell or taste to it. It goes on easily and stays for around 2 hours without eating or drinking anything. Keeps lips moisturized until the product is there on the lips.
Pros of NYX Lip Lacquer Pot in Okie Dokie Artichokie:
- Packaging looks cute.
- Looks nice with smokey or heavily kohled eyes.
Cons of NYX Lip Lacquer Pot in Okie Dokie Artichokie:
- Need to carry a brush to use this.
- Nothing unique about the shade.
- Not a very functional packaging.
- Not easily available.
This is just an okay product which serves just like a lip gloss (maybe just this shade). I think a lip gloss is more functional than this and there is nothing very unique about the color as well. All I have to say is that this is not a must-have product 🙂
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