Monday, September 30, 2013

Estee Lauder Pure Color High Intensity Lip Lacquer Review, Photos, Swatches!

Estee Lauder Pure Color High Intensity Lip Lacquer

Estee Lauder Pure Color High Intensity Lip Lacquer ($25) is described as a full-impact liquid lipstick with high lacquer shine. This new collection of Lacquers is part of Estee Lauder's Fall '13 Metallics Collection that is centered around highly reflective and glass-like finishes for multi-dimesional color. So, if you're looking for a product with loads of color and a high gloss shine, these are it! The formula is also creamy and hydrating with a blend of Vitamins C, E and Conditioners. Available in (12) shades.

Liquid Petal is a medium-dark neutral peach with a hint of pink. It also has a some flecks of very subtle shimmer.

Chrome Kimono is a cool, medium rosy pink with bright pink shimmer.

Fuchsia Flash is a bright blue pink with purple and pink iridescent shimmer.

Hot Cherry is a true cherry red with shimmer. It's a beautiful holiday red that will flatter all skin tones.

Ruby Glow is a deep black cherry with no shimmer.

Electric Wine is a deep ripened plum with shimmer.

The consistency of these lip lacquers are really thick - maybe somewhat comparable to MAC Pro Longwear Lipglass, but they aren't at all sticky. Because of the consistency, sometimes adding a lip balm prior can help add a bit of slip to your lips for these lacquers to glide across, as you might find that you'll need to re-dip your wand a couple of times. Luckily, but you don't have to apply much for full-on color. They are opaque with one coat.



From left to right: Liquid Petal, Chrome Kimono, Fuchsia Flash, Hot Cherry, Ruby Glow and Electric Wine.



All of the shades applied with ease, except for Roby Glow and Electric Wine. The color applied/layered slightly uneven for both shades. Blotting doesn't help much, as the tackiness of the formula will pull all of the product off your lips when pressed with a tissue.

The lasting power is pretty good, but once you eat or drink, you'll have to apply.

I really like these applied alone, but I also really like them applied over a lipstick for really bold, glossy color.





My favorite shades are Fuchsia Flash and Hot Cherry. Which are yours?

The Round-Up
Pros:
  • Very pigmented color
  • Shiny Finish
  • Hydrating
  • Multi-dimesional color makes the lips appear fuller
  • Stay in place for hours
Cons:
  • Formula is thick and can feel heavy if you apply more than one coat
  • Isn't transfer resistant - color almost completely comes off when eating and drinking
Price: $25 each, for a limited time at your local Estee Lauder counter or online at Esteelauder.com.

29 comments:

  1. Chrome Kimono is the nicest shade of all

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  2. These lipglosses look gorgeous :)
    Hot cherry is my fave!
    alicekatex ♥

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  3. They look lovely, so sad they didn`t last long.

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  4. Oh gosh I love all of these for fall! So gorgeous!
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  5. i love the shades so pretty xxx

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  6. They appear so pigmented :)
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  7. They look so similar to the Rimmel ones ! I guess that would be the best dupe :)

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  8. These are all so gorgeous I can't decide which I need.

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  9. beautiful! Loving Chrome Kimono the best!
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  10. Mesmerized by all shades. So pretty!

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  11. Electric wine is so nice and I love how all the colour are really bright xxx
    Life of Verity

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  12. The chrome kimono caught my attention among these colors. I love the color for its not too light and not too dark.

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  13. once again: i need them all.

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  14. Wow! That is some great pigment. I love the colors, all of them. And I love things that have quality and will last on your lips for a long time, even it it's a gloss. Thanks for sharing!

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  15. They are so opaque! :D I like the last 3 the most, and the deepest one is absolutely stunning! :D

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  16. These look amazing! I've never tried any Estee Lauder products, but I might have to check these out. Great pictures too!

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  17. I don't even like gloss type lip products but these are so pretty

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  18. Thanks for sharing the review, liquid petal and chrome kimono grabbed my whole attention.

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  19. They are all stunning but I prefer Chrome kimono - lovely and not too difficult to wear! Xx

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  21. Que preciosidad!!! Me encantan los dos más oscuros, son colores perfectos para el otoño!!

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  22. Freaking amazing! I love the first two shades like mad! I'd buy them up immediately!

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  23. Liquid petal, fuchsia flash and hot cherry are definitely my favorites although all of them are really great!

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  24. Great post and photos, and you have beautiful lips :)

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