Wednesday 10 February 2016

NYX Soft Matte Lip Cream In Antwerp

Hello Lovelies

You may have seen in my recent January haul post (if you haven't seen the post but would like to you can find it here) I picked up one of the NYX soft matte lip creams in the shade Antwerp, I have wanted to try one of the soft matte lip creams for a while now and since I was placing a Boots order I thought I'd order one, I love coral lip shades for the spring and summer and thought Antwerp looked like a perfect shade for me.

What NYX Say About The Soft Matte Lip Cream

Neither lipstick nor lip gloss this matte lip cream is a new kind of lip color that goes on silky smooth and sets to a matte finish. Soft Matte Lip Cream is surprisingly durable and unlike some matte lipstick formulas also moisturising.

My Thoughts

The packaging of the soft matte lip creams is a plastic tube with a rubberised lid, the colour of the tube indicates to some degree the shade of the product but isn't exact so I would say to check on line for swatches if you're ordering online. The soft matte lip cream has a doe foot applicator that doesn't pick up too much product when applying making it easy to apply without it going everywhere as I have found with some other liquid lipsticks I have tried. 

The soft matte lip cream applies well and with ease and feels very moisturising on the lips and not drying at all, I use 2 coats of the lip cream for a nice bold lip, the lip cream dries to a matte finish and lasts for around 4 hours. I agree totally with the things NYX has to say about the lip cream, it isn't a lip stick or a gloss and it does feel lovely and smooth when I apply it and then dries to a matte finish but it doesn't feel drying on my lips. 

The shade is a lovely bright coral with pink undertones, I really like it, corals and pinks are my favourite lip shades to wear for spring/summer and this is perfect and I can see me getting a lot of wear out of it, it's the perfect shade for day or night and if you like a bright bold lip, you'll love it too. 

I would definitely recommend trying the NYX Soft Matte Lip Creams, they apply well, feel lovely on the lips, come in a fantastic range of shades and are affordable too, you can find the NYX Soft Matte Lip Creams on the Boots website HERE for £5.50 or on the Feel Unique website HERE for £5.50.  

Have you tried the NYX Soft Matte Lip Creams? What are your favourite shades? I'd love to pick up some more so please let me know your favourites in the comments. 

Thank you for reading, much love as always

Zoe x

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