Let me first state the obvious:
I have very big lips.
Lipsticks, glosses, balms- these are my thing. I was so excited when I received this sample in my Birchbox this month- the rest of that review is HERE.
That excitement QUICKLY turned to dismay, then horror, then a total FREAKOUT when I realized that this stuff WASN’T COMING OFF WITHOUT A FIGHT.
It started innocently enough- received my cute, nicely sized sample in my Birchbox. The color was a shade of hot pink called “Bella”. I love hot pink lipstick, so I opened it up and tried it on immediately.
Half way through the application process, I realized that I needed a lip brush immediately. Even with the brush, it was VERY difficult to get an even application. This lipstick was NOT forgiving. Even worse, it only wanted to adhere to the DRY OUTER EDGES of my lips, leaving the insides looking totally and shockingly bare.
When I tried to remove the stuff, it WOULD NOT BUDGE.
I first applied Pond’s Cold Cream and tried to scrape it all off with a wash rag.
NOPE, didn’t work… so, I applied the cold cream a couple more times and continued scrubbing.
FINALLY, after a vigorous and painful washing of my lower face, I was able to get most of it off.
From all the scrubbing, I was rewarded with hideously swollen lips and a pink color all over my lower face and chin.
Would I buy this crap? HELL NO.
I hope it works for you, because this stuff is NEVER coming in contact with my skin again, ever. EVER.
I hate this stuff.
Rating: -2857 outta 5