Wednesday, March 16, 2016

Chi Chi Creamy Matte Liquid Lipstick Collection

I hesitated to talk about this product because it's not readily available in the U.S. I mean, the website does ship internationally, but for a price. I eventually decided I had to because I just loved this trio too much not to share. Chi Chi cosmetics is an Australian based makeup brand and I've heard some rave reviews about their products. So when my lovely friend and fellow blogger Rainbow, from Rainbow Rose-blossom, sent me this goody it's no surprise that I actually squealed in joy. Thank you Rainbow for your generosity, you are seriously the bees knees!

I have a love-hate relationship with most matte lipsticks and liquid lipsticks are a whole other ballgame. I like the theory of a long lasting lipstick that is both creamy and matte but in reality, it doesn't really seem to exist. I've found that with most long lasting lipsticks, especially matte finishes, my lips get super duper dry and adding more product only results in a thick, gunky, unattractive mess. If I know I'm only going to be wearing the product for a short time then I'm usually fine but to be honest, most days my makeup needs to last (albeit some touchups) for 10+ hours.







What I loved about these lipsticks were that they were truly creamy. I've never tried another lipstick with this formula, it was definitely matte but stayed creamy, meaning it didn't really dry all the way down...but it still had a matte finish. I know, kinda blew my mind too. The downside to that is that they could be incredibly messy because they didn't really dry. I wore the pink and had no issues but when I tried the red I literally had red lipstick everywhere, from my desk to (randomly) the side of my neck. If you try these you definitely need to watch any contact with the lip area or these will get everywhere. Another plus was despite the creaminess, they were incredibly long lasting. After eating the top (creamy) layer wore off leaving behind a pretty pigmented hue on the lips. The downside to that? When the red did get everywhere it was a nightmare to try and remove. Hence, why I did not swatch my hand...these lipsticks stay on all day and beyond. Since the lipstick goes on creamy I was able to reapply as needed and not have the layers get too thick or dry. Overall, I'm super happy with these lipsticks and am eager to try more products by the brand. Another huge thanks to my friend Rainbow who so kindly gifted these to me! Love you, girl!

Rainbows lovely blog: Rainbow Rose-Blossom
Chi Chi Cosmetics website: Note that all orders to the U.S. have a flat rate $20 shipping fee, with free shipping over $100.
Pink lipstick: Socialite
Red lipstick: Lady in Red
Purple lipstick: Drama Queen
Boxed Set: Liquid Lipstick Trio

*Side note and super important mention...these lipsticks smell like strawberries! XO


17 comments:

  1. Wow, these sound nice, if a bit messy! I recently bought a matte lip cream and it does dry pretty ugly if I'm not careful to put some balm on it at just the right moment! I don't know if we have this brand in the U.K. yet but I will keep an eye out thanks! x

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    1. Hahahaha, I definitely know what you mean about the lip balm! Thank you so much for stopping in Steff, I really appreciate it! XO -Kim

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  2. I just love the name CHI CHI! The dark plum looks so fun!! Hope your Wednesday is wonderful gorgeous!!

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    1. It's such a fun brand with really fun colors, thanks so much my gorgeous friend and happy Wednesday! XO -Kim

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  3. These are so pretty! I'm obsessed with the dark plum shade, and it would be great for dramatic looks! What an awesome gift from your friend! :)

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    1. The dark plum is so fun, thank you so much for being so sweet Cara! XO -Kim

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  4. Oooooh I love them all, but that Drama Queen color is SO cool. What a sweet surprise from your friend, LOVE it!

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    1. She is such a sweetheart, it was such a nice surprise and even better that I love them! Thanks so much for stopping in gorgeous, happy Wednesday! XO -Kim

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  5. oh the first of the three colors look so lovely
    www.thefashionfraction.com

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    1. It's the prettiest pink! Thanks for stopping in! XO -Kim

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  6. I love red lipstick that stays all day, so much more if stains my cup of coffee and everything, I feel like i'm spreading happiness by that. But on white shirt or dresses, please. Nonetheless, would love to try 'em too. :)
    Pls follw my blog www.expatpetite.blogspot.com
    maybe we can follow each other ;)
    Thanks,

    Glenda

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    1. It definitely lasts! I would highly recommend. Thanks for stopping in! XO -Kim

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  8. I love the color, just in time for spring. Great post, dear! Would you like to follow each other on BLOGLOVIN? If you decided to follow me, please let me know so I can follow you back. xoxo

    www.love-joice.com

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    1. They are definitely pretty for Spring. Everyone that follows me on Bloglovin I automatically follow back. Thanks for stopping by! XO -Kim

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  9. What a lovely gift ! Rainbow is so kind :) I am in awe of that Lady In Red .. I've never seen such a creamy red lipgloss with such a bright and pigmented colour ! I am going to have to get my hands on these they're gorgeous :)

    lots of love, Marianne xxx

    http://myhappybubblexx.blogspot.co.uk/

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  10. I'm so glad you did a review on these! Hahaha I was looking at them like I really want to buy one for myself XD I've always wandered what liquid lipsticks were like and I must say I'm really intrigued about Jeffree Star's liquid lipsticks. I know NZ beauty Youtube Shaaaanxo hates doing liquid lipstick videos cause they seriously kill her lips but she uses some sort of oil (Olive maybe?) with a wipe which gets them off a lot easier. Love you too Kim! <3 xoxo

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