Milani I Am Positive, I Am Confident, I Am Motivated Bold Matte Lipsticks Reviews & Swatches

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Jan 17, 2019January 17, 2019

I Am Positive

Milani I Am Positive Bold Color Statement Matte Lipstick ($6.99 for zero.14 oz.) is a muted, medium-dark brown with delicate, heat crimson undertones and a semi-matte end. It had wealthy pigmentation that adhered evenly and easily to my lips. It had a light-weight, thinner consistency that had a velvety slip however didn’t really feel moist nor did it slide round whereas worn. The coloration didn’t appear to emphasise my lip traces as a lot as different shades within the vary. It lasted properly for 5 hours and was neither drying nor hydrating over time.

Tom Ford Beauty In Deep (P, $54.00) is cooler (95% comparable).Colour Pop Vignette (P, $7.00) is hotter, glossier (90% comparable).Pat McGrath Flesh three (P, $38.00) is cooler (90% comparable).Tarte Sis (P, $20.00) is much less shiny (90% comparable).Tom Ford Beauty Ben (P, $36.00) is cooler (90% comparable).Maybelline Coffee Addiction (DC, $7.49) is extra shimmery, hotter (90% comparable).Colour Pop La Lady (P, $7.00) is lighter (85% comparable).MAC Paramount (P, $18.50) is extra shimmery, hotter, glossier (85% comparable).NARS Deborah (P, $34.00) is extra shimmery, lighter, hotter (85% comparable).Colour Pop Love Bug (P, $6.50) is lighter, much less shiny (85% comparable).

Formula Overview

$6.99/zero.14 oz. – $49.93 Per Ounce

The method is meant to be “bold, hydrating color” with “intense color in just one swipe.” The end is extra of a “soft matte” to true satin (slightly extra sheen than “soft matte” to my eye), and the end will put on all the way down to a extra matte end inside an hour or two of wear and tear (or sooner if one blots). The texture felt light-weight, thinner on my lips however felt evenly creamy with extra of a velvety slip as I glided the product throughout my lips. It did not tug, however the product had good maintain and wore between 4 and 7 hours on me, relying on the shade.

In my expertise, the extra velvety slip appears to outcome within the coloration pulling away a bit extra alongside my lip traces and will be extra susceptible to accentuating any imperfections of my lips (texture, flakiness, and so forth). A couple of shades have been on the drying aspect, whereas most have been non-drying. The majority of the vary was pigmented with payoff sometimes ranging between semi-opaque and opaque. The method has a candy, vanilla scent however no discernible style to me.

Ingredients

Hydrogenated Polydecene, Octyldodecanol, Microcrystalline Wax (Cera Microcristallina), Isononyl Isononanoate, Dicalcium Phosphate, Polyethylene, Bis-Diglyceryl Polyacyladipate-2, Euphorbia Cerifera Wax (Candelilla Cera), Silica, Mica, Cocos Nucifera (Coconut) Oil (Cocos Nucifera Oil), Ethyl Vanillin, Lauroyl Lysine, Gardenia Taitensis Flower, Tocopherol. (+/-) MAY CONTAIN/…: Red 6 (CI 15850), Red 7 Lake (CI 15850), Yellow 5 Lake (CI 19140), Blue 1 Lake (CI 42090), Red 22 Lake (CI 45380), Red 28 Lake (CI 45410), Iron Oxides (CI 77491, CI 77492, CI 77499), Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891).

I Am Confident

Milani I Am Confident Bold Color Statement Matte Lipstick ($6.99 for zero.14 oz.) is a medium-dark, reddish-copper with delicate, heat undertones and a satin end. It had wealthy coloration protection that utilized evenly and easily in a single layer. The texture was light-weight, velvety, and easy with a contact of creaminess that helped it glide with out tugging. It wore properly for 5 and a half hours and was neither drying nor hydrating.

Too Faced Gingerbread Girl (LE, $21.00) is darker, much less shiny (95% comparable).Pat McGrath Flesh three (P, $38.00) is darker (95% comparable).Tom Ford Beauty In Deep (P, $54.00) is darker (90% comparable).Burberry Dark Nude (408) (P, $35.00) is extra shimmery (90% comparable).MAC Paramount (P, $18.50) is darker, hotter, glossier (85% comparable).Colour Pop La Lady (P, $7.00) is lighter (85% comparable).MAC Retro (P, $18.50) is extra shimmery, lighter (85% comparable).Colour Pop Reign (PiP, $6.50) is lighter, hotter (85% comparable).Colour Pop Stud (PiP, $6.50) is lighter, cooler (85% comparable).Stellar Beauty Dark Matter 04 (P, $22.00) is cooler (85% comparable).

Formula Overview

$6.99/zero.14 oz. – $49.93 Per Ounce

The method is meant to be “bold, hydrating color” with “intense color in just one swipe.” The end is extra of a “soft matte” to true satin (slightly extra sheen than “soft matte” to my eye), and the end will put on all the way down to a extra matte end inside an hour or two of wear and tear (or sooner if one blots). The texture felt light-weight, thinner on my lips however felt evenly creamy with extra of a velvety slip as I glided the product throughout my lips. It did not tug, however the product had good maintain and wore between 4 and 7 hours on me, relying on the shade.

In my expertise, the extra velvety slip appears to outcome within the coloration pulling away a bit extra alongside my lip traces and will be extra susceptible to accentuating any imperfections of my lips (texture, flakiness, and so forth). A couple of shades have been on the drying aspect, whereas most have been non-drying. The majority of the vary was pigmented with payoff sometimes ranging between semi-opaque and opaque. The method has a candy, vanilla scent however no discernible style to me.

Ingredients

Hydrogenated Polydecene, Octyldodecanol, Microcrystalline Wax (Cera Microcristallina), Isononyl Isononanoate, Dicalcium Phosphate, Polyethylene, Bis-Diglyceryl Polyacyladipate-2, Euphorbia Cerifera Wax (Candelilla Cera), Silica, Mica, Cocos Nucifera (Coconut) Oil (Cocos Nucifera Oil), Ethyl Vanillin, Lauroyl Lysine, Gardenia Taitensis Flower, Tocopherol. (+/-) MAY CONTAIN/…: Red 6 (CI 15850), Red 7 Lake (CI 15850), Yellow 5 Lake (CI 19140), Blue 1 Lake (CI 42090), Red 22 Lake (CI 45380), Red 28 Lake (CI 45410), Iron Oxides (CI 77491, CI 77492, CI 77499), Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891).

I Am Motivated

Milani I Am Motivated Bold Color Statement Matte Lipstick ($6.99 for zero.14 oz.) is a wealthy crimson with heat undertones and a satin end. The pigmentation was opaque in a single stroke, whereas the consistency was easy, velvety, and evenly creamy and wasn’t fairly as skinny as most shades within the vary. The added thickness made it extra flattering on my lips because it didn’t emphasize my lip traces or pull coloration deeply into my lip traces. It stayed on properly for 5 and a half hours, was non-drying, and left a faint stain behind.

Hourglass At Night (P, $34.00) is lighter (95% comparable).Pat McGrath Vendetta (P, $38.00) is lighter, cooler (95% comparable).Maybelline Cruel Ruby (P, $7.49) is cooler (95% comparable).MAC Viva Glam I (P, $18.50) is lighter, hotter (90% comparable).NARS Rouge Indiscret (LE, $28.00) is lighter, hotter (90% comparable).MAC Wild Memories (LE, $18.50) is lighter, cooler (90% comparable).Makeup Geek Flamenco (LE, $12.00) is lighter, cooler (90% comparable).Bite Beauty Red Velvet (P, $24.00) is lighter, cooler (90% comparable).NARS Just Push Play (P, $26.00) is lighter, hotter (90% comparable).NARS Codie (LE, $34.00) is lighter (90% comparable).

Formula Overview

$6.99/zero.14 oz. – $49.93 Per Ounce

The method is meant to be “bold, hydrating color” with “intense color in just one swipe.” The end is extra of a “soft matte” to true satin (slightly extra sheen than “soft matte” to my eye), and the end will put on all the way down to a extra matte end inside an hour or two of wear and tear (or sooner if one blots). The texture felt light-weight, thinner on my lips however felt evenly creamy with extra of a velvety slip as I glided the product throughout my lips. It did not tug, however the product had good maintain and wore between 4 and 7 hours on me, relying on the shade.

In my expertise, the extra velvety slip appears to outcome within the coloration pulling away a bit extra alongside my lip traces and will be extra susceptible to accentuating any imperfections of my lips (texture, flakiness, and so forth). A couple of shades have been on the drying aspect, whereas most have been non-drying. The majority of the vary was pigmented with payoff sometimes ranging between semi-opaque and opaque. The method has a candy, vanilla scent however no discernible style to me.

Ingredients

Hydrogenated Polydecene, Octyldodecanol, Microcrystalline Wax (Cera Microcristallina), Isononyl Isononanoate, Dicalcium Phosphate, Polyethylene, Bis-Diglyceryl Polyacyladipate-2, Euphorbia Cerifera Wax (Candelilla Cera), Silica, Mica, Cocos Nucifera (Coconut) Oil (Cocos Nucifera Oil), Ethyl Vanillin, Lauroyl Lysine, Gardenia Taitensis Flower, Tocopherol. (+/-) MAY CONTAIN/…: Red 6 (CI 15850), Red 7 Lake (CI 15850), Yellow 5 Lake (CI 19140), Blue 1 Lake (CI 42090), Red 22 Lake (CI 45380), Red 28 Lake (CI 45410), Iron Oxides (CI 77491, CI 77492, CI 77499), Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891).

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About the Reviewer

Christine has normal-to-dry pores and skin with areas of dryness (cheeks, nostril, and below the eyes). She has a light-medium skintone with delicate, hotter yellow undertones. Her finest basis matches embrace: Tarte Rainforest of the Sea in Light-Medium Neutral (finest match), Estee Lauder Double Wear Stay-in-Place Makeup in Desert Beige 2N1, Giorgio Armani Maestro Glow in four.zero, Hourglass Warm Ivory Vanish Seamless Finish, Laura Mercier Candleglow Soft Luminous in Dusk, MAC NC20/NC25, Make Up For Ever Ultra HD Liquid in Y305 (140).

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