Hello Peeps! :)
So today i have another matte liquid lipstick post for you from the one and only The Balm Cosmetics. You can find The Balm Cosmetics in Malaysia at every Sasa stores. And you can find Sasa stores in almost all the states in Malaysia. So yay! It's widely available here. Anyways, they launched a line of matte liquid lipstick (obviously going into the craze of matte liquid lipsticks). It's called the Balm Meet Matt(e) Hughes. There are like 5 or so shades available. Not a very wide variety actually. But hey, better something than nothing.
As expected, i got the nude shade in the collection. It's called Committed. Committed is a nude pinky-peach shade which shockingly, flatters my skin tone. Committed will work for fair to medium dark skin tone. I don't think girls darker than my skin tone will look nice with the shade because it is quite bight. It might give this whole "Nicki Minaj" vibe. You know, when Nicki was going through her phase of using super light pinks and super pastel-y colors on her lips.
Anyways, the packaging on these The Balm Meet Matt(e) Hughes liquid lipsticks are so pretty. I totally love the whole retro looking packaging. Isn't this the cutest? But i must warn you, that for the first few uses, when you liquid lipstick is still full, you must always put the doe foot applicator back into the tube slowly. Or else, the liquid lipstick will overflow. It will start leaking out of the tube and it will get so messy.
What i love about this The Balm Meet Matt(e) Hughes is the scent and pigmentation of it. This liquid lipstick smells like the Baskin Robbins Mint Chocolate Chip ice cream! For real. I get hungry overtime i put this product on. The pigmentation is awesome. Though it does take a few seconds to dry to a complete matte finish. But that does;t bother me at all. This is a swatch of Committed on my hand.
Since it dries to a proper matte finish, I would say that it does (to a certain extend) dries out my lips. But you gotta be smart and use a thin layer of lip balm underneath it before applying the liquid lipstick. Or use a thick layer of lip balm everyday before you go to bed. This prevents you from getting chapped lips and also it moisturizes your lips and keeps it soft and supple.
One tube retails for RM 114 in the Sephora Malaysia website. You can click here if you wish to purchase. It used to be less than that actually. If i'm not mistaken, i got mine at RM 89. It's so crazy how prices of everything in Malaysia is increasing drastically. Especially cosmetics and products in Sephora itself. I can't seem to keep up. Below is a close up picture of Committed on my lips. See how matte it becomes?
Till the next post then!
Lots of Love from me <3