Too Faced is a brand that always catches my attention, and there is always a product or two from their itinerary that I am lusting over. Recently I had a peek at their Summer 2015 collection which consisted of gorgeous Metallic Liquified lipsticks, bronzers, Selfie powders and a beautiful Sugar Pop Eye Shadow palette which I was just drooling over. Today I managed to get my hands on some of the Melted Metallic Liquified Lipsticks so I thought I would share my thoughts and swatches with you all.
I really enjoy using the original Too Faced Melted Lipsticks, Melted Ruby is my favourite, so I was really intrigued to see how the Melted Metallic collection would translate and whether I would like them just as much. I’ve been playing with these for a couple of weeks now just to get a good feel of how they wear. I find that I prefer to wear them over a lip liner although in the swatches I wore them bare just so you get a better idea of how they look like. They are not as opaque as the original formula but I prefer that for the spring/summer season as they are really easy to slip on over the lips and head out. The issue with opaque products is that you have to be a lot more precise and careful with application. As it is a glossy formula and not a matte one, they last about 3-4 hours however that is fine with me because you can just top it up. The consistency is really smooth and easy to apply and not sticky at all. Some shades are more opaque than others but more on that coming up. These don’t boast longevity like the original formula does but that is understandable as these are a lot glossier whereas the original formula is more of a cream texture.
I’ve got my hands on four of the shades: Peony, Debutante, Tu-Tu and Macaron. Let me quickly talk you through the shades.
First up is Metallic Peony, which translates as a light pink of my skin tone. It has a frosty metallic finish to it but due to the fine gold shimmer in the product it doesn’t look too cool on me. I struggle to wear light pinks but I think with a warm lip liner I could pull this off comfortably. It’s quite opaque and like the others, very comfortable to wear.
Next we have Metallic Debutante. This is a warm coral pink shade with a lot of gold shimmer. The opacity isn’t as strong as the others and I find this wears better with a nude lip liner underneath so that it is applied evenly. However that being said I think this is one of my favourite shades as I really like the metallic gold finish it creates and how it looks on my skin tone.
Metallic Tu-Tu is a medium pink coral that definitely translates more pink on my skin tone compared to Debutante. It is less metallic and pearlier so perfect for those who are a bit shy of shimmer but want to ease themselves into wearing it. As with the others this has a glossy finish.
Last but not least, my favourite of the lot, Metallic Macaron. This is a gorgeous bold fuschia shade that really compliments my warm colouring. It has subtle gold shimmer and warm undertones and it does apply quite opaque. The finish is glossy and it lasts about 4 hours before needing to be topped up. I think it would wear better with a fuschia lip liner underneath but I am yet to try that.
These will be launching April/May and will be retailing for £18.00. At that price it isn’t the cheapest lip product I have come across but as a little goes a long way and how unique the shade and product is, I do think it is worth it if you find a colour you love.
I hope you like today’s post and also the swatches. I thought it would be nice to see the colours on my lips rather than just a wrist swatch. Let me know your thoughts! Tanzina x