Monday, 16 December 2013

NYX Antwerp Review + FOTD ♥

Remember that massive Cherry Culture haul a few weeks ago? I've finally started using some of that stuff and oh boy! I'm seriously impressed with the brand Nyx! I reckon it's the best drugstore brand I've tried till date! Beats Elf is my books any day! Though I'm not sure if I can call it a drugstore brand since we don't get Nyx at any physical store in NZ! Hence the massive orders from the likes of Cherry Culture and Beauty joint!

The product!

One of the best Nyx products for me has been the Soft matte lip creams! I might run out of words to describe my love for them. You know I'm a fan of matte's right? A very  uncomfortable unhealthy obsession for the dry lipped souls! And I'm assuming you already know how crazy I am about Lime Crime Velvetines (Seudeberry Reviewed here). There is something so endearing about matte lips! I probably can't put it into words so won't attempt!


When I discovered these babies from Nyx, it was like a chance to get more shades in Velvetines like formula. It'll be safe to say I've not been disappointed.


What does Nyx say about them?  
It's not lipstick, nor is it lip gloss. It's like nothing you've experienced before. It's a lipstick cream that goes on silky but looks soft matte. These long-lasting lip creams come in 11 different colors that will be sure to keep your lips moisturized and colorful!


My most used shade has to be Antwerp! 

Wondering what that word means? It's a city in Belgium!

A stunning peach with a hint of pink! Perfect coral
♥  Soft gloss like formula that turns matte after a minute or so
Stays on for good 3-4 hours on me
♥ Two swipes and sorted!
♥  Non drying, doesn't suck up moisture from my lips
♥ Absolute value for money- $7 for 8 mL of product

Swatch!

Wishing my hair would look like that everyday! Sigh....
The only downsides

۵ The scent:  It is sickly sweet. Can't describe it but its borderline disgusting! So glad the taste/smell/fragrance shoos off in a few minutes. 
۵ It can get a bit flaky and patchy after few hours..! Fades from the part, that's when it needs touching up.
۵ Does emphasize lines and wrinkles on lips (not majorly though)! Lips need to be prepped up before application. Lush lip scrub is a savior!

Notice those lines!

                                                            Verdict 

Honestly, I don't even mind those cons. You know! they are the kinds you can deal with. Its such a stunning shade, I find myself reaching for it so often. It just brightens up my face (NC 30-35ish!) and brings life to it. As Nyx says 'Its neither a lipstick nor a gloss'. It's a liquid lipstick and pretty darn good at it. I've already had a friend buy one for me with her order!! and you shall see more of it in selfies on Instagram! (See what I did there.. ??) 

Buy it from: I bought it from cherryculture.com ! They ship internationally and currently have 20% off everything (17/12/2013). Google is your best friend. These babies are available at heaps of online stores!

Photo of the day! That's my everyday 5 minute look :)

So temme are you a fan of matte's? Is coral your color? Have you tried Nyx products? As always keen to hear!

Love
Nishu xo 

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    1. It sure is! Great for Indian complexion!

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  2. I love the Nude shades in this. Abu Dhabi isn't it?
    Gorgeous you btw.

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    1. Yeah. Abu dhabi is the nude one hun! I'm yet to try that out! Would be so good with a dark smoky eye. Have you tried antwerp though? It's my absolute fav!

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