I’ve been blogging for a little over two months now, (which is totally insane), and it’s just recently come to my attention that I’ve never written a makeup review for a specific product. While I’ve reviewed Birchboxes and books, I haven’t got around to reviewing makeup. But today I’m going to change that.
For my first makeup review, I’ve decided to share my thoughts on NYX’s butter glosses. These babies have been a beauty community favorite for years, which made me all the more excited to give them a try.
For starters, I’d like to state that I’m a big fan of NYX. They make consistently great products that don’t cost an arm and a leg. If you’d be interesting in hearing about my NYX favorites, feel free to let me know.
To get a good feel for the quality of these glosses, I’ve tested out two of them. The first is a light, nearly nude pink entitled “Crème Brulee”. The other is a rich and vibrant shade of pink called “Peaches and Cream”.
(Legitimately the ugliest swatch of all-time…)
Since I’m all about organization, I thought the best way to show my feelings was with a pros and cons list.
Pigmentation– When I buy any type of lipgloss, my biggest concern is always the pigmentation. Labels don’t always portray accurate color. I can’t stress how many times I’ve purchased what I thought to be a colored gloss only to try it on and discover it was clear. NYX, however, does a nice job of labeling these glosses properly. They show up on your lips in the same shade that appears on the packaging.
Texture– The formula of these NYX glosses is incredibly smooth and creamy. It’s a medium coverage, so (thankfully) it doesn’t feel like adhesive on your lips.
Smell/Taste– My favorite aspect of these glosses is without a doubt their flavor. They taste very subtle and sweet, which is perfect for lipgloss. I personally think the best one is “Crème Brulee”. It’s perceptible but not overpowering.
Not long-lasting– The only issue I have with these glosses is that they don’t last for very long. You have to reapply quite frequently if you want your lips to stay shiny. While they’re perfect for daytime use, I wouldn’t expect to get through an entire evening without a few touchups.
Consensus: Try It. If it isn’t obvious from the lack of cons, I was pleased with this product. For only three dollars and ninety-nine cents, you get a very pigmented and very creamy gloss. While they don’t last for particularly long, their low cost nullifies that issue. No makeup you buy will ever be totally perfect, and in the grand scheme of things, this isn’t a massive concern.
Thank you so much for reading. What are your thoughts on the NYX butter glosses and what would you like me to review next? Let me know in the comment section.