Wednesday, March 28, 2012

Review : NYX Round Lipstick in Penelope

Hi! \(^o^)/
I’m gonna review one of the famous NYX Round Lipstick series. I’m telling you, today’s review is going to be extraordinary because I’m gonna review a bit controversial product. The clue is, this product is extraordinary, and it needs courage to wear it in any common occasion! It’s amazing; all my friends were totally surprised and excited while seeing me wearing it. So, any ideas about the product and what I mean by saying it’s extraordinary?

For some of you who had already made friend with me at my personal facebook account, you possibly have known why I said this lipstick is extraordinary. I posted some photos of me wearing it on Facebook. I mostly got positive response. Hooray! First I wanna thank NYX, for making such a great series of lip products in their Round Lipstick line. This line carries more than 144 amazing colors from pink to plum, to….
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Yes I mention it dear; the Round Lipstick series from NYX is also available in BLACK! And that’s what I’m going to talk about here. Dear Penelope, please come forward and greet them all!
 



Okay so this is Penelope. Comes in black, this baby is one of the cheapest lipsticks with such an extraordinary color. Well, I don’t know any other black lipstick except MAC’s Black Knight. Just like a brave girl comes to the battle field, challenging ‘that’ Black Knight, NYX then produced this lipstick. AMAZING!  \(o__o  ;;)/




The clear container under the lipstick is NOT an additional lipstick. I used to think so, though… I tried to open it with pretty great effort, and pluck, voila, it’s clay! It’s a very smooth and rubbery clay, which color shows the real color of the lipstick itself. It’s a great idea to make such a thing, so we can easily know the real color of the lipstick and how the color looks like without opening the cap of the lipstick. Innovative!
 



I was a bit crazy at that moment; I made the swatch of Penelope on a paper. Geez. Why did I do such a thing? But look, it looks like a crayon on the paper, just like Crayola LOL. The texture is creamy anyway. It glides smoothly on my lips, but sometimes it’s a bit runny too.



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I firstly want to apologize; I took so many photos at that moment but mostly was using my webcam. I also set the contrast pretty high, and adjusted the Gamma setting so I would look pretty mysterious LOL. Here are some photos of me. Sorry for bad quality and for camwhoring a lot, because I just got a new haircut! I wanted it in scene model, but the hairdresser couldn't do it. When I just got home my auntie even asked me if I cut my hair WTF 
So I cut my own hair, while watching some tutorials in Youtube LOL I used razor (a real, real razor!) and common paper scissors. Pretty extreme, but here's the result! //(>.<   ;;)//


BEFORE 
 Taken right away before I went to saloon. Too bad I took no photos after getting home from saloon so you can’t see the ‘no differences’ hair that made me did this very own extreme haircut.


AFTER
I'd trade everything to be your lovely witch wife.
(LOL WTF what kind of caption was dat??)


 I owned tonight!


 White clean teeth! *after few cleaning stuffs behind there with the mess that the lipstick created LOL*



And here’s the FOTD. I use smokey eyes makeup instead. Forgive me for the bad application. I just learned to make smokey eyes as my NYX Winter in Moscow pallete arrived not so long ago.



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PROS :
            () CREAMY TEXTURE! Glides smoothly on my lips.
() MOISTURIZING FORMULA. Well, this lipstick doesn’t get any protest from my sensitive lips. Hooray!
() CHEAP. Should really admit it, it’s only $1.99 on cherryculture.com!
() RARE COLOR. Well, it’s black. Do you know any other black lipstick except MAC’s Black Knight? Cause I still can’t find any other… \(.__.  ;; )/

CONS :
            (X) A BIT RUNNY SOMETIMES.
(X) A LITTLE BIT MESSY. Yeah, the black color was transferred to my teeth by itself. Naay.
            (X) NEED EXTRA WORK FOR A REAL GOOD COLOR PAYOFF. 1 swipe is not enough, but after few swipes the color is very pretty!

RATE :
7.0/10

LOVE OR LEAVE?
In between. I want to try Black Knight as well, and then compare it with my lovely Penelope!

CONCLUSION
I found out the Round Lipstick series from NYX is amazing. This is the first product from the series that I tried out and I was very pleased! The texture is creamy, and guess what, it’s moisturizing as well. As you might have read in this post, I babbled about how bad I was annoyed with the condition of my lips. They were (and are!) super sensitive, they easily get dry and chapped. But with this lipstick, my lips were just well, instead of feeling so moisturized. I’m glad that the color didn’t affect the formulas these lipsticks series contain, because I had some bad experiences with ‘limited edition’ products. This lipstick can mess a bit with your teeth, well, the color can transfer to your teeth by itself. Gosh. And the other crosses about this product were the texture turned out a bit runny sometimes, and one swipe was not enough. I swiped the lipstick like 2-4 times to get a good black color payoff. Overall I love this product. Maybe I’ll try out Black Knight from MAC and give a comparison review /(       -^o^- )/ 


 
Do you think this black; witch look-a-like lips suit me as well? I hope I have enough courage to wear this lipstick for my Halloween makeup this year, because this can be a controversy among the people around me. Also, I’m trying to achieve a cuter look with these edgy black lips. Challenge me by posting comments below about the look you want me to achieve using this black lips. I’d be very excited to work on some experiments! Thank You for reading this review, ciao for now, gotta have my beauty sleep cause it’s already 11 P.M. here and I have a class to attend tomorrow, bye! XX


P.S. : Sssssh, I secretly feel my lips look badly sexier in black! Is it just me, or is it something anyone can see? LOL

 

11 comments:

  1. Woww... HOT~~

    Tapi kalo lipstick item mau di pake kemana ?
    >.<
    Keren sihhh, tapi nunggu acara haloween aja nanti baru beli heheheh~

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    1. thanks ce ;)
      iya juga sih, beda kalo di luar negeri mah pede2 aja namanya juga style ._.
      oh ya, udah aku follow blognya ;)

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  2. tapi cocok banget dear di kamu! Yes you look sexy, love it ><

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    1. awww thanks a lot dear! masa sih? kaya tante2 jahat begitu di film2 Indosiar >.<
      aww nope lah, this one is worth trying, you should try one too! sayang aku belum bisa makeup yang ekstrim2 jd keliatan biasa aja :(

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  3. keren sih say tp serem ya wrn item >,< bakal jrg kepake klo di aku..hehehe
    cocok buat yg style nya gothic :D nice review ;)

    btw just followed you ^^
    http://xiaoveeworld.blogspot.com

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    1. iya, super edgy! \^o^/
      di aku juga jarang kok say, hihi abis postingan ini aku masih belum tau mau dipake buat apa.. lebih ke art mungkin ini, bukan untuk daily use :p

      aww thanks, blogwalked there! followed! :D

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  4. Asyik juga tuh pake lipstik item! *aku sih gak bakal berani*
    Keliatannya keren kok. :)

    Ngomong-ngomong aku suka deh headernya! XD Fontnya lucu.

    Aku follow yaa. :)

    http://citraramya.tumblr.com/

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    1. ihihi coba aja dear, lucuu, bisa buat Halloween juga *sekali setaun*
      keren banget! must try it! adik aku sampe kaget begitu aku noleh *jreng jreng* dengan bibir item gitu lol.

      awwww thanks, itu buat sendiri kok hihi, simple aja >.<
      belum bisa buat yang bagus gimana2 gitu hehe..

      makasih say :D
      gimana ya cara follow tumblr? .__.

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    2. Hihihihi, kalo Halloween cocok yah. XD

      Oh iya, tumblrku gak punya GFC (gara-gara kebijakan Om Google yang tak pernah kumengerti, dia ngehapus semua GFC yang ada di blog non Blogspot), adanya Bloglovin. Santai aja sih, gak wajib follow back juga. :))

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    3. iya, cocok :D temanya mungkin gothic doll *menerawang*
      *melongo*

      eh iya, itu nyebelin banget. ingin menguntungkan diri sendiri rupanya.. atau nunggu WP sama tumblr beli franchise *lho?* GFC dari dia? ah.
      oh ngga, i really wanted to follow you ;)

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  5. Thanks for the reciew caroline... :) very helpful.....
    Very nice review....^^
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    Gita-life.blogspot.com

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