Super-intensive coverage and comfortable to wear? Yes please! I saw the Iconic Pro lipsticks advertised on the Makeup Revolution website when they were first released a few weeks ago and they were marketed as ‘the most desired lipstick shades’ and I have to agree the range of colours is pretty impressive. I have seen a number of youtube videos and blog posts suggesting that this range are dupes for MAC lipsticks, which do look quite similar, but I don’t own any of their products to do a comparison myself.
Firstly, take a moment to appreciate how beautiful this packaging is. The tubes are a shiny, black bullet with a colour insert tab on the base and rose gold trim. They look classy!
I tend to be a matte lipstick kind of girl so I decided to buy a few of these lipsticks in the standard, cream formula for days where my lips need a break and I am glad that I did. These are creamy, rich and easy to wear without running all over the lips. After a matte lipstick they almost feel like a balm. With and without a lip liner I thought the wear on these was ok as long as you aren’t eating or drinking. I needed to reapply at around the 3 hour mark which is fine by me. I also found that they wear down quite evenly so I didn’t end up with patchy colour (like you can with a matte lippy) as the colour faded.
As you can see from the swatches the colours are quite opaque and rich. I actually think the five colours I selected are a nice mix of rich sophistication, fun pops of colour as well as a pretty nude. Plus they smell like sweet vanilla which is a cheeky bonus! I think my favourite has to be ‘Not in Love’ which I think is a beautiful spring, coral colour. At AU$4.85 I think these are a great buy and I already have another 5 shades in my wish list for the next time that I make a purchase. The quality on these is really great for the price. The full range of these cruelty-free lipsticks includes 20 cream and matte shades and if you would like to see them for yourself you can find them here: Iconic Pro Lipsticks
Have a fantastic day!