Ciate Liquid Velvet – Starlet Red

I was super ecstatic to get this lippie because a true red is a staple in a makeup collection and this might be just that….let’s see and find out!

Packaging

get-the-perfect-matte-lip-with-ciate-liquid-velvet-mainCiaté Liquid Velvet Matte Lip Stick, $19.00 ( shop here )

This is your traditional liquid lipstick packaging.  It has a standard doe foot applicator.  The applicator has a black top to it and the color of the liquid lipstick is shown through the tube.

Ingredients

Cyclopentasiloxane, Trimethylsiloxyphenyl Dimethicone, Neopentyl Glycol Dicaprylate/Dicaprate, Isododecane, Silica Dimethyl Silylate, Triacontanyl PVP, Trimethylsiloxysilicate, Dimethicone/Vinyl Dimethicone Crosspolymer, Methoxy PEG-17/Methoxy PEG-11/HDI Isocyanurate Trimer Crosspolymer, Parfum (Fragrance), Ethylhexyl Palmitate, Butylene Glycol, Caprylyl Glycol, Sodium Hyaluronate [+/-: CI 77891 (Titanium Dioxide), CI 15850 (Red 6), CI 15850 (Red 7 Lake), CI 77491 (Iron Oxides), CI 77492 (Iron Oxides), CI 77499 (Iron Oxides), CI 45410 (Red 28 Lake), CI 15985 (Yellow 6 Lake), CI 42090 (Blue 1 Lake)]

Claims

WHAT IT IS A long-wearing and ultra-vibrant, moisturizing matte liquid lipstick formulated with Hyaluronic Acid.

WHAT IT DOES Liquid Velvet™ Matte Lip Slick combines highly pigmented, gorgeous matte longwearing lip colour with Hyaluronic Acid for its intense lip-conditioning benefits to help make lips look fuller, while feeling more supple and smooth. The creamy, non-drying formulation is infused with Ciaté’s proprietary blend of moisturizing PlushPigment™, and features high-performance pigments that glide on to lips for bold, kissable colour with extreme hold. The Innovative precision tip effortlessly lines and then fills in lips for perfect application.

  • Paraben-free

  • Vegan Friendly

  • Gluten-free

Price

This lippie retails for $19.00 on the Ciaté London US website.

My Thoughts

I was really excited to see how this wears and what I thought about it.  I was hoping for it to be amazing since it a vegan option.  The color was so nice and it just the right touch of red to flatter my complexion.  The formula was extra creamy and dried completely matte.  I was surprised that it wore very comfortably.  But as the hours passed by, around 3 hours, the lipstick began to crumble.  Whenever I would move my lips to talk or just make any movement, the formula was falling off my lips.  I simply rubbed my lips together to get it to crumble all off.  It was super odd.  It left a stain behind as well.  It was easily removed with makeup remover but it left my lips so dry.  I had to keep them super hydrated with a lip balm, which I slathered on.  The following morning my lips where severely chapped to the point where I had a brown ring around them.  You know when kids lick their lips and that wet area get dry and dark?  That’s how my lips looked!  It was awful and very painful.  This took about a week to heal and become normal again.  `I will not be recommending or purchasing this every again!

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