11.15.2013

Review- Essence Stay Matt Lip Creams

Well hello there! I've been shopping for lip products like crazy this past month, and I'm happy to report that I've found some treasures that I can't wait to share with all of you! First up, Essence Soft Matt Lip Creams. They're often compared to the NYX Lip Creams, but since I haven't had the chance to try those, here's what I think of them.


Being a matte lover, these are an absolute treat for me! First off, they smell amazinngg, I've caught my self opening the tube just to sniff the lovely vanilal/caramell-y scent, such a treat to put on your lips. Now on to the product itself, being matte, you can expect a bit of trouble and extra effort required whilst applying it but to my surprise, after putting in a lip balm, these were surprisingly easy to put on. Both the colors are super pigmented and last around 3-4 hours with minimal eating and drinking. The only thing you need to worry about is the product getting on to your teeth because that happened alot with me, with both the shades.

On to the shades, Soft Nude, whilst being a really pretty everyday nude in the tube, it just doesn't suit my skin tone. I'm sure anyone with a skin tone lighter than mine would be able to pull it off really well. Smooth Berry on the other hand is what I've been wearing whenever I wanted a bright lip! It's one of those pinks that isn't blue based and it doesn't look off on my skin tone like other bright pinks usually do. 

There are four shades in total which include these, a red along and an everyday pink. I'm definitely going to be getting my hands on the other two as well since these are quite a catch! Being a drugstore, matte product they do not disappoint with how comfortable they are to wear. 

Price- PKR 350 

Availability- Essence counters nationwide, and online here!

If any of you guys are interested in a comparison between Smooth Berry and Rimmels Apocalips in the shade Apocalyptic, let me know in the comments below since the two shades are very similar. 

Until next time, tc.


38 comments:

  1. These remind me a lot of the Collection 2000 ones only these last a bit longer.

    Great review! :)

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    1. ahh yes i did hear about them a while back :)

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  2. I'm so going to pick up these soooon! :)

    Zubia| The Bedside Dreams

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    1. haha yaay! hope you like them as much as i do :)

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  3. it is so pigmented... i am so loving it....it is already on my list. you made me buy it now.nice review

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    1. haha hope you wont be dissapointed :)

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    1. it is :) just doesnt suit me sadly :(

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  5. Great Review.... I wanted to try these but think the color range is too limited and i can't find a shade that would suite me in these...

    I have recently started my own beauty blog. I'd love if u will visit and give feedback as am new in this field.. :)
    http://lipstickholic.blogspot.com/

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    1. ahh yes, there are only four which sucks! hope essence comes out with more colors :)

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    1. it is! my sister is always stealing it from me haha

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  7. Oh my God these look gorgeous. i love the soft nude =D


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  8. wow a dupe of nyx too :) great review.Lovely swatches.I love the nude shade but just like you it might give me a washed out look.xoxoxo

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    1. ahh yeah! they are from what ive read :)

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  10. So gonna try these! They loo amazing!

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    1. hope you like them as much as i do :)

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  11. for this price, these are definitely a steal! very good review as usual. and yes plz do the comparison post between Smooth Berry and Rimmels Apocalips(in Apocalyptic).

    p.s. the background of your 2nd and 3rd photo is very beautiful. :) xx

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    1. thanks! i tried hard with the photography this time haha :) will do in the future :)

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  12. wanted to try out the matte lip creams for quite a while, these seem great. Thanks for introducing me :)

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  13. I am falling for these will surely try esp the Berry one Thanks for sharing
    the Introductory pic is just wow... ur so artistic and creative in taking pics:)

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  14. wow these are my type too
    & these also reminded me of nyx lip matt creams.

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    1. if youre a fan of matte you will definetly like these :)

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  15. I want to try these :') not sure will they suit me or not.
    P.s i just started my own blog ^.^ do pay a visit :)
    http://thebeautyride.blogspot.com/

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    1. congrats mehreen! and best of luck with blogging! :)

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  16. I am so getting the smooth berry. No matter how mch I like nudes on others.. I can never pull it off myself.. :(

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    1. ahh thats the story of my life too :(

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  17. Wow what beautiful pigmentation. I MUST get my hands on these. x

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  18. Lovely review. I love these lipcreams and can totally relate to the smell factor. They smell so yum. ^_^
    Soft Nude is more cool toned hence it isn't suiting you. I had the same problem. Try Velvet Rose instead, it works wonderfully as a nude for warmer skin tones.

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  19. Hello Nayab. Lovely review. From where did you buy these ?

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