NYX Soft Matte Lip Creams // REVIEW

March 07, 2016


Since I finally got my hands on a few more shades of the NYX Soft Matte Lip Creams I wanted to give you guys a short reviews as well as swatches of all the shades that I own. As far as I know, I own all of the nude shades that they have as, so I thought it would be helpful to see them all side by side as a comparison.

So the consistency of these is very creamy, they are definitely more of a mousse rather than a regular liquid lipstick which I personally like a bit better because they are not as drying as a liquid lipstick. 

The applicator on the wand is a regular, stiff doe-foot applicator. Not my favourite doe-foot applicator of all time but for the price that these lip creams retail for, you can't complain. 


I personally think that because the tube is quite small (8 ml / 0.27 fluid oz) and the consistency is more like a mousse, the product itself can dry out quite quickly which can be annoying if you really want to use them regularly because I could imagine you would have to re-purchase them quite a bit.

The wear is really nice, I would say they last about as long as a regular matte lipstick would. Definitely not comparable to the wear of a liquid lipstick but a lot more comfortable. They do transfer to a glass if you drink so if you wear them to a dinner or night out, you might have to re-apply them a few times.

I find that these feel extremely comfortable on the lips, I love the creamy texture to them on my lips and they don't dry my lips out either.

The colour selection is really great, there is a wide range of different nudes.. neutral, warm, browny nudes; there is also nice red shades and pink shades, a dark purple, they recently came out with a royal blue shade.. Definitely a huge shade range for everyone to find a nice colour.

f.l.t.r.: Cairo, Athens, Stockholm, Abu Dhabi, London, Copenhagen, Transylvania

My personal favourite shade is Abu Dhabi, I find it to be the perfect nude for my fair complexion. Transylvania is also a very nice bold shade for the fall/winter time.

I do have to say that the darker colours are a bit patchy so you definitely need a few layers of them, while the nudes are a lot more opaque (as you can see from the swatches above).

All in all I am a fan of these. If you love matte lips but can't deal with liquid lipsticks because of their very dry formular, you should definitely check out the Soft Matte Lip Creams!

xox, Julia

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