A lippie with my name written on it (literally!) - Estee Lauder Pure Color Lipstick in Wildly Pink

Monday, April 27, 2015

#liptalktuesdays

I am back with another Estee Lauder lippie post – I do love this brand when it comes to lippies because their lipsticks are so nice and juicy! If you missed my posts in the past, you can read about Estee Lauder Pure Color Envy Shine Lipstick in Blossom Bright and Estée Lauder Pure Color Crystal Baby Lipstick in Crystal Blush by clicking on their links, you will see what I mean about them being/looking juicy!

Last November, I posted on my blog about Estee's promo about having their lippies personalized (you can find the post here: ESTEE LAUDER GETS PERSONAL) but I didn't get my lippie that time. So when they finally sent me my very own personalized lippie with a shade that I totally am in love with instantly, it deserves a blog post!


I am not sure if Estee Lauder still offers the personalizing service, but I know for sure that this gorgeous shade is available all year round. It truly is a shade that I am so in love with!

More after the break!

For me, Estee Lauder has always seemed like a brand more into skin care and some blah grandma-kinda makeup but with beautiful packaging. It was only fairly recent that they revamped their whole look to appeal more to the younger crowd and I feel that it worked too!

I am totally hooked on Estee's products, and not just because I am getting older. Ha!
Product Description according to their website:
Pure impact. Pure luxury. Pure emotion. Pure Color. Lead a Colorful Life. Intense, long-wearing color creates maximum impact. High fashion shades with medium-to full coverage.
 Luxurious formula pampers, comforts with Vitamins C and E plus natural moisturizers. Delicately fragranced with a delectable fresh fig scent. Color so incredible, it leaves your lips wanting more. True Vision™ technology takes ordinary color and makes it extraordinary. In a seductive spectrum of shades, from sublime to vivid. True vision color. Maximized color impact. Magnified vibrancy, clarity and dimension. Amplified brilliance. Indulges your lips. 
In 2 seductive finishes: Satin, Lasting Creme. Lustrous, Lasting Shimmer. Medium-to-full, buildable coverage. Long-lasting wear. Fade-resistant. Enriched with lip-loving ingredients, including apricot kernel, shea butter and murumuru butter that leave lips soft and creamy smooth.
I can't express this enough: I LOVE LOVE LOVE the packaging! Not only does it look so luxurious, it is very practical too! The lipstick comes enclosed in a box (although mine didn't come with one). The box has a small window for you to be able to identify the color. You know that no one else has touched the lipstick or swatched it because the box comes with a seal.

The lipstick itself has a luxe gold casing with a glass bottom through which you can see the color of the lipstick that you have chosen. The lipstick case closes smoothly and the alignment is such that it is not likely to come loose in the bag and end up with such a mess! I specially love the EL logo on the lipstick case too!
This shade, Wildly Pink, is supposed to be part of the satin finish (the line has two finishes – Satin for Lasting Creme and Lustrous for Lasting Shimmer). Please take note that the finish is not like MAC satin finish (which I find quite drying once it settles). This is totally different which is very moisturizing on the lips.
Once applied on your lips, the color settles on your lips – so there is no transference; however, it does not dry out my (already dry) lips or settle into the fine lines of my lips, it is very moisturizing which really impresses me. The color stays true through snacks/mini-meals for a good 6 hours (believe me, I tested it). Post fading, it leaves a faint pink stain which stays for about another hour. It does not transfer as long as you set it properly.
I am still pregnant in this photo and look how glowing I look with this lippie! I just truly adore this shade because it brings out the best of my skin tone, and gives the face a certain glow! It brightens up the complexion and the whole face.
On my face, I applied Happy Skin InstaBeauty Blur Cream, topped with Covergirl TruBlend Minerals Mineral Pressed Powder, Pixy Blush On Blush in Passion Roses on my cheeks, and SNOE What’s Up Brow Brow Lash Powder in OchreMaybelline HyperCurl Volum' Express Waterproof Mascara and THAT'S IT!

So, to sum up:
  • Beautiful colour – it's easily wearable, very flattering whatever skin tone and color, and instantly brightens up the face.
  • It has excellent pigmentation! Just a single swipe gives maximum full-on color!
  • Would suit most skin tones, even morenas!
  • Easy to apply from the tube.
  • Comes in a sealed tamper-proof packaging.
  • Excellent luxurious and practical case.
  • Does not feather which is one of its best traits.
  • Despite its semi-matte finish – does not accentuate the fine lines of my lips or does it highlight dry flaky lips.
  • Did not dry out my lips. It's actually very moisturizing.

Yes, the price is on the steep side, pricing at PhP 1,400 - but think about it, most lipsticks are priced at 1,000-1,200 and those are not even the luxury brands. So PhP 1,400 is actually very affordable now; plus, the quality, quantity, and packaging makes up for the price.


MY OVERALL RATING: ★★★★★


Retail Price: Pure Color Lipstick in Wildly Pink - PhP 1,400
Purchased For: Gift from Estée Lauder. (Thank you!)
Will I re-purchase? Yes. I will purchase more shades for my brides.
Will I recommend it? Yes. Absolutely.



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3 comments

  1. Wow, that colour looks SO good on you! I absolutely love it.
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  2. I just checked the post "ESTEE LAUDER GETS PERSONAL!" Yay!
    It's just amazing! I didn't knew about it before. I love love the package and the color as well <3

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  3. Wow! I did not know that they do personalized lipstick! I wish they still do it until now. I always loved Estee Lauder Lipsticks, they are very moisturizing. The shade looks good on you too! :) www.allaboutbeauty101.com

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