And so the obsession for liquid lipsticks continues with my fourth post in as many weeks on these babies. Whether they are matte like the offerings from Anastasia Beverly Hills or Kylie Cosmetics or glossy like Too Faced Melted lipsticks, I am addicted to these glossy lipstick hybrids. In fact, I’m so enamoured with a liquid lipstick, I’m contemplating downsizing my lipstick collection. Shock horror. I spotted these babies in duty free, and as I was initially after Lethal Red which has been modelled by Kendall Jenner, it made more sense and effectively saved me money to get the pack of three Estée Lauder Liquid Lip Potions. Cost effective, see?
On the high street, the Estée Lauder Liquid Lip Potions retail for £20 a piece whilst the travel exclusive is on offer for £45.90, saving nearly £15 if you bought them separately. In the three pack are three very wearable and flattering shades to suit all tastes. Lethal Red is a bright true red, Wicked Sweet is a Barbie pink whilst Vague Obsession is a mauve toned nude. What I love about the Lip Potions, aside from the magical potion name is that they promise to continuously moisturise whilst giving a high gloss, non sticky shine that lasts up to 8 hours.
The longevity is brilliant and the wear time, although not quite 8 hours is a solid 6 with staining. It’s quite a bugger to remove if you want to change your lip colour for some reason and they really do cling on to your lips. Hydrating and moisturising they are, it’s like wearing a lip balm with intense colour. I absolutely adore the applicator on the lip potions. They are shaped in such a way that they hug your bottom lip, adding colour in one perfect swipe and then you can create a perfect sharp and defined cupids bow so easily. They dry to a satiny matte finish, which makes them non sticky but yet they retain the burst of vibrant colour and shine. I’m in love.
I’m really going to have to start avoiding duty free as I’m finding way too many travel exclusives in there that I can’t live without. Now, keep me away from the YSL Extremely Set (insert all the heart eyed emojis here).
*Contains PR Samples