If you're a fan of liquid lipsticks (which have been around for quite some time but are enjoying a major resurgence), we're happy to report that Anastasia Beverly Hills' Liquid Lipstick is among the better options.
Housed in a clear plastic tube with a sponge-tipped wand applicator, this gel-like product is comfortable and very easy to apply. One quick swipe is all you need to get opaque color. The initial finish has a slight sheen, but within a couple of minutes it sets to an attractive satin-matte finish that's lightweight and non-drying throughout its wear time (which averages five hours).
This fragrance-free formula comes in an astounding range of colors (more than 35 in all) that range from subtle neutral shades to bold reds and even a teal shade, for those so inclined!
The only drawback is that about four hours into Liquid Lipstick's wear time, it begins to fade, unevenly. It fades noticeably at the center of the mouth before wearing off towards the edges. It's a relatively minor complaint, but one worth noting if you prefer a more uniform fading.
- Saturated color that goes on smoothly.
- Feels lightweight and comfortable throughout its wear time.
- Wide range of shades.
- Fragrance free.
- Fades unevenly.
Anastasia Beverly Hills At-a-Glance
The Anastasia Beverly Hills product line was developed by "definitive eyebrow expert" Anastasia Soare, a woman who owns a chic Beverly Hills salon and has styled and shaped the brows of a number of celebrities. Though her namesake product line features lip, cheek, and complexion products, what sets the brand apart is the wide selection of brow-grooming products and their impressive shade range for natural-looking brows. Many of the products cater to those who are new to brow shaping (including a brow stencil set), and, depending on your local department store, you may even be able to schedule an appointment with an Anastasia brow specialist who can show you the way, following the company founder's famous Golden Ratio.
For more information about Anastasia Beverly Hills, call (800) 310-3773 or visit www.anastasiabeverlyhills.com.
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