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Buttery Lips with NYX Xtreme Lip Creams

Why would anyone make a lip product that smells like butter? Maybe one day the NYX creators of the recently launched NYX Xtreme lip creams will reveal their secret. But for now one just has to bear with the scent for a short while before it fades. 
So these come in 11 colours but I just fancied these two; Natural and Candy land. Can you tell I love pink? These are really pigmented and smooth, glides onto the lips like ….butter! They give you a nice shine so no need to wear gloss. The only issue I have with these is that they applied a bit streaky on the lips, think of a streaky nail polish where you need two coats. But applying two coats made it a bit messy. So stick with a thin coat first and then apply another to touch up the bald spots! I felt I needed a natural lip liner with these though. Call these a liquid lipstick in a lip gloss tube with doe foot applicator. 
So more about these two colours! Natural is a well a natural colour, soft pink while Candy Land is like a Barbie pink. If you look at the swatches they both look like lovely colours on their own and they are just that, but against my medium dark skin tone I felt they stood out. The lips were certainly the center of attention with these two colours even though I was wearing bright eyes. Do you see what I mean? 
Wearing CandyLand Xtreme Lip Cream
Wearing Natural Xtreme lip Cream
Now don’t get me wrong I love how they look but just feel like they are not colours I would reach for often. Maybe with a neutral eye and on the weekend when I have a bit more time to apply them properly, they might get some more use. Of course, when I want to look like Nicki Minaj these would be my first choice!
Go Xtreme!
XOXO
Naomi

Comments

  1. both are really cute pink..but surely gonna wash me out :(
    ps their matte lip cream smells of vanilla..:P

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    1. Hehe, vanilla sounds nice. I should try one of those. Any colours recommendations for the matte lip creams?

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  2. Love the pink! One thing though. I think the brows need a slight bit of re-shaping. Other than that great work. I can also see a difference in your photos. The pictures have nice sharp quality

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    1. I have been shaping them for myself, didnt have the time to go to the pros to get them done! lol.

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  3. Pretty colors! I've wanted to try these...good to know about the streaky application & the butter scent! Oh & I can't get over your skin...it's gorgeous! Thanks for info! :)

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    1. Oh i still like these just that they are not the easiest to work with. I still want to try the soft matte lip cream ones though. My skin... well maybe it's part good genes and part good lighting! hehe

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  4. i love the look with matching nail color!
    they are very pigmented!

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    1. yes pigmented indeed! but i love my pink polish more

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  5. loving the colors, especially the first one. i followed me, can you follow me back? :D

    http://exoticwaytoburn.blogspot.com

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  6. wow those lip cream are beautiful.

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  7. Just searching for the perfect pink lip color and stumbled on your blog! loving the Candy Land. Surely gonna buy those :)

    visit my blog www.thenarcolepticfirefly.blogspot.com. Newbie on this makeup thingy :)

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