Sorry for being MIA, Posting after the longest time ever... How's the new year treating you all? For me it began with a full-on surprise, more akin to an life changing event, and it took me some two months to sort all of the mess out, but I am now more composed and balanced and have managed to smile as well, these past couple of months!
So, I received/opted for this lip stain from Be a Bombshell in my December 2016 fab bag and am sharing my views about it today.
Price: INR 750
The lip stain tip:
So, I was kinda excited to receive a lip stain which looks like a sketch pen because for one, I have been using sketch pens as makeup when I was young (in school) and for second, I never had a sketch pen like lip stain, only had like a brush one.
And what better colour than orange, which would make my lips look like I just had an orange ice cream lolly. So, I went ahead and choose the shade "BASH".
Packaging wise the product is gorgeous and I quiet like the all black finish. However, if you had many of these you wouldn't be able to distinguish between these. But I like the cap which closes with a satisfying click to keep the product from drying.
The tip is quiet thick like a marker and not fine like a sketch pen, so it covers your lips quiet easily in lesser number of swipes. However, the colour payoff is minimal and leaves a lot to be desired. You have to have really scrubbed and moisturized lips before applying this one. This product does tend to settle into fine lines very easily and gives a patchy look specially if you have cracked/chapped lips.
The lip stain is a very liquidy formula just like a sketch pen/marker and doesn't give a very opaque/full-coverage lip colour in a single swipe. You might have to layer the product on your lips to get a decent colour payout. But, the texture is liquidy and doesn't feel heavy on your lips, you even forget that you have something on your face till, you see yourself in a mirror.
On my lips this one lasted for 3 hours maximum, mainly because I had a very light coverage on my lips and because the colour is not very pigmented. Maybe with darker shades the lip stain does leave a dark stain. As you will see in the pics below, the lip stain doesn't show much colour on my upper lip.
Lip swatch (after two swipes of the product):
I am not wearing any other makeup in the picture above except for the lip stain.
Overall not a great product for me, have you tried the Be a Bombshell Lip stain, do let me know about your experienece in the comments below.