Sunday, May 24, 2015

Clinque Pop Lipstick and Primer in 'Plum Pop'

Clinque Pop Lipstick and Primer in 'Plum Pop' review

Clinque Pop Lipstick and Primer in 'Plum Pop' review

Clinque Pop Lipstick and Primer in 'Plum Pop' review

I have read all the raves about the new(ish) Clinique Pop lip colour and primer-from the bloggers who were sent it as a PR sample before launch to the smaller and make up obsessed bloggers like myself and I decided that the raves for this lipstick seemed to be coming from all angles so I decided to get on that bandwagon pronto.

I have to admit I don't own a lot of Clinique make up-I have a chubby stick with the worst name ever (Heftiest Hibiscus wtf), have tried a few of their mascaras and bought two of the Clinique blushers with the flower motif that I have never gotten round to trying and that's about it.  Back in the day I was all about Clinique Air Kiss gloss although it was the stickiest and smelliest gloss in the world and came in a pot.  Hygienic.

There are 16 shades of the Pop lipsticks-I plumped for Plum Pop after seeing it on the lovely Lauzrah's blog-I played it safe with this muted plum shade with a definite pinkness about it.

And I have to say it's a big thumbs up-the formula is very lightweight and imparts a nice luminosity.  It's very forgiving to dry lips and feels very hydrating.  Lasting power isn't exceptional but I wouldn't expect a formula this creamy to stick around for days.  The very sharply pointed tip makes application straight from the bullet a synch and it doesn't migrate outside the lip line.  It's easy peasy lemon squeezy lipstick.

I am definitely tempted by a few more shades but will be picking them up in the US next month where this lipstick retails for $18 versus £16 in the UK so they're much cheaper Stateside.  Am looking forward to getting my swatch on!


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