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/> Wearing N.Y.C. New York Color Ultra Last Lipstick in Sugar Plum
Like Trader Joe’s Two-Buck Chuck, (I think) these are worth way more than their price implies. I’m talkin’ hidden drugstore gems.
I didn’t expect much from the three tubes I bought on a whim last weekend, but what a pleasant surprise. Opaque, pretty colors, a smooth texture, a hydrating formula and a high-shine finish? WOW!
Wear time’s been pretty good (about five hours), and they’ve been able to withstand
datetime="2010-11-17T01:47:48+00:00">gin-n-juice sips of water, but they don’t really tolerate meals.
Tabs gives ‘em two paws way up for being both drugstore AND cruelty-free, and I give them two thumbs up for not having an (ob)noxious taste or scent (I’m talking to YOU, href="http://www.makeupandbeautyblog.com/product-reviews/smell-ya-later-nyx-mega-shine-lip-gloss-in-beautiful/">NYX Beautiful).
To top it all off, they come in 20 shades! The perfectly named Berry Rich is my favorite of the three I got. It makes lips sing sonnets paired with purple eye looks.
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But here’s the thing…the bullet’s gotta go. It doesn’t screw all the way down, so the sticks jut out of the tubes; consequently, I keep nicking the sides of the bullets when I put the caps back on, grrr…
Read the rest of href="http://www.makeupandbeautyblog.com/product-reviews/ready-set-save-the-2-n-y-c-new-york-color-ultra-last-lipsticks/">Ready, Set, Save! The $2 N.Y.C. New York Color Ultra Last Lipsticks (161 words)
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