08/02/2014

My Illamasqua lipsticks

My Illamasqua lipsticks, Liv, Plunge, Immodest, Scandal, lip, swatches, beauty, Illamasqua, lipstick, make up, pink, review,
My Illamasqua lipsticks, Liv, Plunge, Immodest, Scandal, lip, swatches, beauty, Illamasqua, lipstick, make up, pink, review,
My Illamasqua lipsticks, Liv, Plunge, Immodest, Scandal, lip, swatches, beauty, Illamasqua, lipstick, make up, pink, review,
My Illamasqua lipsticks, Liv, Plunge, Immodest, Scandal, lip, swatches, beauty, Illamasqua, lipstick, make up, pink, review,  
I will be forever a MAC lipstick girl, but it doesn't mean I cannot dabble and test some other lipsticks, right? It seems that for the past year my lipstick collection became even bigger and more colourful and I've managed to invest in some Illamasqua lipsticks in the process. I didn't know what to expect at first, although I've read plenty of reviews promising smooth gliding and amazing colour pay-off. The point I will certainly agree on is that Illamasqua lipsticks are not to be missed! Although it may be daunting to see blue, green or black lips in the Illamasqua ads, don't worry as they have plenty of other options available which will satisfy even the most demanding customer.

Liv is a soft lavender pink with a matte finish. I like to apply it with a brush or gently pat on with fingers, otherwise it may really drag on your lips. It looks beautiful on its on or with a pink lip gloss on top. I am forever looking for matte pale pink lipsticks with no drying formula and this one does the OK job.

Plunge is a bright mauve pink with a matte finish. Vibrant pink colour, matte finish without drying the lips and wearable shade proves its a winner. I really like to use it for a night out and when I want to feel very girly. It is a pain to apply though, so invest in some good lip brush.

Immodest is a vivid pink with a matte finish. This long lasting shade always brightens up my day and although it may be best suited for the summer months, I can't stop myself from reaching for it when I want to have a little bit of bright colour on my lips. 

Scandal is a warm coral pink with a matte finish. It is very pigmented and definitely a statement lip shade rather than something for everyday wear. With one swipe you get a flawless quality and the colour stays put for hours.

I need to also comment on the fact that as you can see Liv shade is smaller than the other ones, even though the packaging says it has the same weight. I went to Illamasqua store and they reluctantly exchanged it for a new lipstick, but I just want to raise an issue - check and compare lipsticks when you can, just in case. Also, the Plunge and Scandal don't seem to be in the best condition visually, so I was a little bit disappointed with the quality to be honest.

Did you like any of these shades? Do you have any Illamasqua lipsticks? Please share! Next on my wishlist are Climax, Obey and Shard.

34 comments:

  1. I am loving all of the shades <3 oh so vibrant and pretty! I do not own a illamasqua lipstick but I will for sure, look into it <3

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  2. Ooh, such a gorgeous selection! I love Scandal, but I can see Immodest looking beautiful on you!

    Catherine, xo // Lady Liquor Vintage

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  3. Lovely shades! I really liked Scandal *-*

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  4. plunge looks absolutely gorgeous! never tried an illamasqua lipstick.. yet :)

    www.zoewithumlauts.blogspot.ie

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  5. I love your collection, especially scandal. I've never tried an Illamasqua product but they look amazing x

    daisy-drops

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  6. I love Illamasqua lipsticks! They stay put for ages! I own Immodest & Eurydice xo

    pearlsandsparkle.blogspot.com

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  7. I have Scandal too and it's such a gorgeous shade! Love the look of Immodest as well.
    Gillian · elevatormusik.com x

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  8. I love Scandal! I'm not a fan of the first two colours though as I don't really like light/pale pink lippy!

    Hope you're having a grand weekend!

    Corinne x
    www.skinnedcartree.com

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  9. I love this lipstick! For Christmas as a gift I was given the colour Eurydice. I do find the lipstick is a little dry but it does stay on wonderfully!

    www.beautiful-in-essence.blogspot.com

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  10. I've never tried an Illamasqua lipstick but I LOVE Immodest and Scandal, they look so creamy and smooth :o) Xx

    Makeup by Candlelight

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  11. All your shades are gorgeous- you've got good taste! A lot of people hype about Illamasque lipsticks, need to jump on the bandwagon me thinks :-)

    Sharlotte // Sharlotte

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  12. You have a gorgeous collection of Illamasqua lipsticks! Immodest is my favourite shade
    http://www.letstalkbeauty.co.uk/

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  13. I don't own any Illamasqua lipsticks but really want to get my hands on a couple! Scandal looks really lovely (: shame about the variation in quality though.

    www.madeleineslittleblog.blogspot.co.uk

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  14. I love scandal! You wouldn't expect to have problems with Illamasqua products xxx

    Verity | Life of Verity

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  15. Scandal looks a lovely colour! I recenntly purchased my first illamasqua lip products which I posted about here http://emmiegee.blogspot.co.uk/2014/01/my-first-foray-into-illamasqua-picture.html I was dissapointed with the quality of my lipgloss brush but thought it was just a one off! xxx

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  16. Scandal's my favorite! I still haven't tried out any Illamasqua products! Can't go wrong with a good lipstick, right?

    www.lilting-grace.blogspot.com

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  17. These are so gorgeous colors! Like lighter shades the most :)

    Laura
    Pink Frenzy

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  18. Those pinks!!! So so yummy xxx

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