I'm always looking for a great red lipstick to wear to car shows and events, so I was thrilled when Anna Holland of Beautylicious by Anna offered to send me a new liquid lipstick to try out and review. This was my first experience with this brand, and I must say I'm impressed! I have now worn this lipstick out twice, once on a date with my hubby and once to brunch with some friends, and I'm really liking it! The lipstick is Nucolour Powerlips Fluid and the color I received is called "Roar" and it's a bold red, and I felt like it was perfect for my skin tone. Here are my thoughts and some photos.
|Powerlips fluid in Roar with the packaging|
Application: It went on so easily! The directions say: "Line lips with applicator then fill in with color." The applicator is a typical doe foot applicator, and the smaller end is perfect for lining, while the wider edge fills it in perfectly. It only takes one coat for a full, even color and it feels very smooth and light. It dries very quickly and feels lightweight and smooth. Once it was completely dry I lightly pressed a tissue to my lips to see if any came off and it didn't!
Wear: I've talked to some friends who say this lipstick lasts all day for them without reapplying, but I found that I did have to reapply once about halfway through my day after eating. It stayed flawless on the edges but the center of my lips wore off. I tend to absentmindedly press and rub my lips together a lot though so that probably contributed to it wearing down a little more quickly, plus I was eating and drinking. But I really didn't mind reapplying, and the fact that it stays smooth and weightless makes up for having to reapply. I especially love the fact that it doesn't gunk up on my lips or smear after I eat like some other long wear lipsticks I've tried.
|Wearing Roar out on a date with my hubby|
Final thoughts: I really love it and would definitely recommend it to others! I hate lipsticks that feel heavy on my lips, and once my Powerlips dries it feels like I'm not wearing anything. It doesn't dry my lips out or make them feel like product is piled on. The color is beautiful and bold, and it lasts much longer on me than regular lipstick, so I know I can go to an event and enjoy myself without having to worry about checking my lipstick constantly. Once it dries it's on for good, so I don't have to worry about my lipstick smearing or ending up on my teeth, but it comes off easily with a makeup wipe when I'm ready to take it off. Overall I definitely love it and I want to get some other colors!
Wearing Roar before leaving for brunch with friends