Revlon Colourstay Moisture Lip Stain

Revlon Colorstay Moisture Lip Stain in LA Exclusive
Revlon Colorstay Moisture Lip Stain in LA Exclusive swatch
Revlon Colorstay Moisture Lip Stain in LA Exclusive

Revlon Colourstay Moisture Lip Stain – £7.99

I was really excited when I heard the Revlon Colorstay Moisture Lip Stains were going to be released here in the UK as I’ve wanted a lip stain but I didn’t really want to spend so much on the YSL offerings, so I decided to pick one up a couple of weeks ago in Boots.

Firstly they have quite a good colour range ranging from light pink to really dark plum colours, but I played safe and went for ‘LA Exclusive’ which is a lovely mid pink colour.

I quite like the applicator which is like the YSL Vernis a Levres, but that’s really where it ends. It’s got a slight, chemically-paint-like scent to them, which isnt that bad and fades quickly but it’s a bit reminiscent of applying dulux paint to your lips especially with the application as well. My oh my what can I say about the application, it’s absolutely terrible. It’s quite thick and gloopy then very streaky on the lips when first applied so you have to do a lot of blending with the wand and smacking your lips together to get an even coverage.

After it’s settled it looks lovely and glossy but it’s quite sticky and I am aware of it on my lips. Once it fades to a stain it’s much more comfortable and that lasts 3 or 4 hours.

I really want to like these but I just cannot get on with the application, it’s so streaky and messy. I’ve heard that some of the other colours are a slightly better application, so I might have to try one out, but honestly give this one a miss it’s not that great!


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