Monday, 1 May 2017

REVIEW: NYX Cosmic Metals Lip Cream...

Wow, wow, wow! SO excited about this new NYX Cosmic Metals Lip Cream range, although with 18 shades on the US website (check out the colours HERE), and only four in my local Priceline, my euphoria is a trifle dampened. Still, it's early days yet, and more may be released in the coming weeks - I can only hope lol! With a stunning formula that's like silk on the lips and unbelievable intensity of pigmentation, you'll be busting to try these if you're as nutty about colour and sheen as I am. I bought only three as the fourth one is blue - a very pretty blue mind you, but blue lips are not my thing. I reckon I'll have enough trouble achieving that hue naturally once Winter gets its claws in ha ha. Interestingly the blue is not available online at Priceline...


I'm blissing out because this is another range that's not a matte formula, which as I've mentioned before, really doesn't do my 60+ lips any favours. I'm also quite impressed that the release price is $16.95, which isn't going to break my budget, although seeing the US$7.50 price tag makes my blood boil...



The three I bought are Fuchsia Fusion, Asteroid Aura and Speed of Light, and they're swatched in that order below. The pink and the purple contain teeny little sparkles, whereas the copper one is a straight metallic pearl..


And here's how they look on my pout. The Fuchsia Fusion is such a fabulously bold hue and leaves an impressive stain. Like most glosses, transfer is initially a bit intense, but after it dries down a bit, you won't leave so much behind on your cup. When reapplying, there's no chunky bits or flaky build up - it goes on smooth and creamy every time. No discernible scent or taste either..


Here is Asteroid Aura, my favourite kind of pinky purple - the only challenge is finding a lip liner that matches, and like most lip glosses, you'll need to line your lips to prevent bleeding. I still have an ancient Nabi liner in Dark Fuchsia which is a pretty close match, but I'm almost down to the stump, and haven't seen this brand around my local haunts for yonks. They do have a website (HERE) with the biggest range of lip liners I've ever seen, but there's no shipping info so I don't know if they'll post to Australia...


And lastly is Speed of Light. My camera makes this look a bit apricottish, but in real life it has quite a coppery glow, or some might say rose gold. Either way, it's just plain gorgeous!...


The applicator is the usual does foot, but it's super furry, and applying is a snap. I'd say the finish is more pearly metallic sheen than gloss, and I've had numerous compliments since they made their debut at the office ...


Totally in love with these, and I've my fingers crossed they take off in Oz so that the rest of the colours will become available. There's another purple (Ultraviolet) and a breathtaking orange (Solar Energy) that I can't wait to get my hands on, as well as half a dozen neutrals, most of which are marked as "NEW", so I'm reasonably confident these will be around for a while. Well done and thank you NYX! ...

Take care of you,
kats xxx

P.S. Linking to Ingrid's Monday Makeup Madness Link Up Party - come join us after 6:30am ... 

24 comments:

  1. These look like so much fun! I want to pick up a few shades!

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    1. Rachel I can visualise you in the Fucsia Fusion, the PERFECT pink for you babe! ♥♥♥

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  2. These shades look so stunning! I went to my local Priceline to pick some up but they weren't in yet, boo! I will keep an eye out though :) these shades look so gorgeous on you, I especially love the look of Speed of Light! xx

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    1. Bummer Marisa, that must have been disappointing. Thank goodness that at last they are on the Priceline website, but only three. Speed of Light would be so beautiful on you hon ♥x♥

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  3. Oh wow these shades are so gorgoues!!!! I don't know if I could pull of the metallic colours though...but they look gorgeous on you! xx

    Laura || www.thelifeoflaura.com.au

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    1. Aren't they just so pretty Laura! I reckon you could easily wear the coppery one - just wait till the rest of the nudes are released, there'll be at least one more for you hon xxx

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  4. This is something that would be super fun to play around at home with but I don't think I'd have the balls to wear them out! So pretty though, I'll probably cave and pick one up!

    Di from Max The Unicorn

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    1. There's quite a few far less "out there" shades in the US range, and it's only a matter of time before they release them here Di. There's quite a few blues and greens too, but even I draw the line at those lol xxx

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  5. That pink looks amazing on you Kats!

    Ingrid
    http://www.fabulousandfunlife.blogspot.com.au

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    1. Ingrid honey it's hard to capture it's vibrancy on my phone camera - I reckon it's the most gorgeous one in my kit though ♥♥♥

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  6. Oh wow! I have no words, they look incredible. The pink ands nudes shades suits you perfectly. I love it and I'm thinking about buying some for myself too.

    Michelle Morchella

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    1. Go for it Michelle - they are so comfortable to wear, and they look sensational xxx

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  7. oohh...and NYX is part of the purchase required this Friday for the Priceline Cosmetics goody bag.....I might have to put these on my list.

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    1. They're really something special Fawn - can't wait for more colours to be released! xxx

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  8. As usual you can pull off anything. I would look ridiculous. Amazing that your workplace lets you wear these. In my 17 year career (last job) we weren't allowed anything that wasn't "natural."

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    1. Crikey Amy, that's wicked to not let you wear what you want! I remember in one of my first jobs (40 years ago), women were not allowed to wear trousers, but then the CEO retired and it was pantsuits every day lol xxx

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  9. Fantastic review ad swatches, Kat. Although, now I need to try these! xx

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    1. Thanks Indie darling! You would absolutely ADORE these, and I can just see you gleaming and glistening even more than usual xxx

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  10. Love all these on you Kats! I am not as daring as you with colour, but loving the pink shade! :)

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    1. Thanks so much Tal! Hang in there - with a bit of luck they'll release the other ones that aren't quite so bright xxx

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  11. These look so pretty ! i really have to pick some shades. Speed of Light is stunning !

    clairetalksbeauty.com

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    1. They're all so lovely Claire - no problem with lips becoming parched with this lot. And I agree the Speed of Light is such a pretty coppery shade - perfect if you're into rose-gold, it seems to be all the rage at the mo' ♥x♥

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  12. These look gorgeous - fingers crossed the rest of the shades are launched soon!

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    1. Oh I do hope so Beth - whoever heard of only 4 colours in a range lol!

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