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Colourpop Ultra Satin Lip Review

colourpop ultra satin lip review


Thanksgiving is almost here! I just love Holiday seasons, not only for the festivities, but also because it’s one of the best time of the year to prep yourself for dinners and gatherings. I dunno about y’all, but I like to take extra lippies for touchups after gobbling that gigantic turkey, LOL! We all do, right? Guess what, my favorite lippies nowadays are from none other than the affordable yet reliable Colourpop Ultra Satin Lipsticks

Remember my review of their Ultra Matte Lipsticks? (found HERE.) Well, I wouldn’t say that I was really in love Colourpop’s Ultra Matte Lip because the formulation was too drying and the colors I’ve tried turned out to be too pigmented and quite dull. But guess what, their Colourpop Ultra Satin Lips are very interesting, in fact, the formulation is nothing short of amazing. I love how creamy and non-drying they are unlike the Ultra Mattes. They do transfer quite a lot but somehow the formula stays in place and it stays for quite a long time.There’s no discernible scent and the colors are really really pretty. What I love most about the lippies is that they give a full-lip effect on the lips because they’re so creamy and slightly thick in consistency. They do take a couple more minutes to settle on your lips but they are quite staining even though a lot less than the Colourpop Ultra Mattes.




colourpop satin lip swatches photos review


  • Baracuda: Warm Deepened Rose. This shade can take you from day to night and it’ll work on any skin tone.
  • Frick N’ Frack: Rosy Terracotta. Reminds me of Kat Von D Lolita II. Gorgeous and wearable terracotta shade.
  • Calypso: Mid-tone Pinky Nude. The perfect mid shade and my most favorite of them all. There’s something about this shade that makes it so wearable. Perhaps it’s the right mix of nude pinky-brown. Like your lips but bettah!
  • Echo Park: Warm Peachy Nude. A bestseller and truly everyone’s favorite. A great nude for all skin tone.
  • Dopey: Dusty Mauve. The perfect mauve shade for those who wants to enhance their naturally pigmented lips.



colourpop ultra satin lipstick swatches



Favorites: ALL OF THEM! specially Calypso, Frick N’ Frack and Baracuda.



colourpop ultra satin lip review


I didn’t really expect to like the Ultra Satin Lippies from Colourpop at all. But all it took was one swipe to change my mind. Now, I am absolutely in love with it, and for its price point, it definitely won’t break the bank. So you guys should really give this a try. Oh wait, what? you already did. I know…


Happy Thanksgiving All!




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Colourpop Ultra Matte Lip Review

colourpop ultra matte lip


Hello Jell-O! Since my Kylie Cosmetics matte liquid lipstick review, (HERE) I’ve been really curious about Colourpop”s Ultra Matte Liquid Lipsticks, even more so when I was hearing and reading that both have a lot of things in common. However, for this review, I won’t delve much on their comparisons because there will be a separate review for that, hopefully soon. For now, let’s talk about Colourpop Ultra Matte Lip and focus on the swatches and formulations.

For being an affordable liquid lipstick, Colourpop Ultra Matte Lip delivers much more than that. It’s packed with super-strong pigments and it wont’t fail. It has the most pigment I’ve seen in a matte liquid lipstick, and yes, even slightly more pigmented than Kylie’s. It dries immediately and once it settles, it’s almost there for good. It’s takes quite an effort to remove it because it definitely won’t budge. And for that, I think it deserves some praises.

While it’s definitely nice to see a good quality and affordable lipstick, it also comes with a few letdowns. Since it’s highly pigmented, it’s also very drying and it feels kinda heavy on the lips. It’s difficult to remove and once it’s removed, your lips are gonna look raw. With me, for example, after swatching all the Colourpop Ultra Matte Lipsticks that I got, my lips were red and flaking, like I rubbed them on an asphalt, LOL! Also, the colors that I picked were mostly supposed to be on the wearable neutral-mauve tones, and they did looked like it on the tubes, but once applied and settled, they tend to be very muted and quite dull in tone.

See below.


colourpop matte liquid lipstick swatches tulle beeper viper trap lumiere2


  • Beeper: Warm Mid-tone Taupe. One of the nicest shade in this selection, simply because it’s wearable and it didn’t transform into a very muted dull shade. Also, it matches well with medium skin tones.
  • Trap: Dusty Greyed Out Beige. Simply put it, Grey + Beige = Greige. Interesting shade and one of Colourpop’s bestseller, but it didn’t work for me. I was really excited to try it, but apparently the shade doesn’t work for a medium skin tone. I ended up looking like I was running out of oxygen. 🙂
  • Tulle: Dusty Mauve Burgundy. Pretty vampy muted-red shade. This works quite well on my skin tone despite the fact that it’s a bit too dark. It’s extremely pigmented and is great for a nighttime look.
  • Viper: Dusty Rose. Gorgeous muted-mauve shade. I thought I wasn’t gonna like this before actually trying it, but now this is my most favorite shade of all the colors reviewed here. So wearable and perfect for winter.
  • Lumiere 2: Nude Light-Mauve Shade. I really liked this at the beginning but it dried down to a slightly grey-purple/violet shade that looked too muted on me. A little more flush of pink would have been nice.


colourpop ultra matte lip swatches



Favorites: Beeper and Viper.

Dislikes: Trap and perhaps Lumiere 2.

I have mixed emotions for Colourpop Ultra Matte Lip. I love its long lasting formulation, its affordable price and some wearable colors. It’s a bit too drying for me and the colors tend to transform into having some dull undertones. Still, I consider these as outstanding given its quality and its price.


colourpop ultra matte lip reviews photos




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