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After the long gap, I am back 🙂 I am going to review a lip liner for you all today. I got this NYX lip liner in the shade Citrine from the USA and as you know NYX products are cheaper in the states than in India, so I bought some as gifts also and this particular shade, I gave to my mom. So, some time back when I met my mom, I used this lip liner too and here I am to review this for all of you.
$3.5 for 0.04oz
Slim, trim but never prim, our lip pencils come in a variety of dashing shades—from auburn to orange and traffic-stopping red. The buttery, long-wearing lip liner formula goes on easily and resists bleeding.
Sorbitan Isostearate, Isocetyl Stearate, Phenyl Trimethicone, Polyethylene, Euphorbia Cerifera (Candelilla) Wax, Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea Butter) Unsaponifiables, Beeswax, Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) seed oil, Caprylic/Capri Triglyceride, Nylon-12, Octyldodecanol, Polyglyceryl-2 Diisostearate, Silica, Copernicia Cerifera (Carnauba) Wax, Hydrogenated, Coconut Oil, Tocopherol, VP/Hexadecene Copolymer, Stearalkonium Hectorite, Stearyl Glycyrrhetinate, Propylparaben, Prolylene Carbonate.
My Experience with NYX Slim Lip Liner Pencil Citrine:
Unlike many other lip liners I have used till date, this lip liner is very creamy in texture. Even when applied on dry or bare lips, it glides effortlessly. The shade Citrine is a pearly mauve pink, which looks move mauve on my slightly pigmented lips. It does not have any visible glitter particles in it, but it gives a pearly finish which is not over the top shiny.
However, I prefer matte lips over anything else, so this pearly finish is not very great for me. It is a very understated pink which is good for everyday wear and can work well underneath light pink and mauve lipsticks. I generally wear it all over my lips and as this has pearly finish, a lip gloss is not required on top.
It has a decent staying power of 2 hours after which it fades living sliver + pink tint behind. It is not a twist up pencil, so every time I sharpen, some product gets wasted. It does not come with a sharpener but works with any ordinary sharpener. At this price, this is sa great product, but this particular shade is not something which flatters my skin tone.
Pros of NYX Slim Lip Liner Pencil Citrine:
- Creamy texture, glides effortlessly on dry lips too.
- Good colour pay off, covers pigmented lips too.
- Nice every day shade.
- Can be carried everywhere easily as it’s a slim pencil.
- Works well as a lipstick too.
- Decent staying power.
Cons of NYX Slim Lip Liner Pencil Citrine:
- Does not come with a sharpener.
- Product wastage during sharpening.
- Shade Citrine is not flattering on all skin tones.
3.5/5 (marks deducted for the shade not being very flattering for my yellow undertone skin).
Will I Repurchase NYX Slim Lip Liner Pencil Citrine?
Not this shade, but for sure will try some other shades, especially if I can get them from US, as its cheaper there.
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