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Hourglass - Opaque Rouge Liquid Lipstick 'Muse'

31.10.13
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A friend of mine recently gifted me an Hourglass Opaque Rouge Liquid Lipstick,  I was super excited to give it a go as I'd heard great things about these and you know how much I adore my long lasting lip colours. Muse - the colour looked gorgeous, a beautiful, bright coral - Ok it's a little late and probably a tad off season but if there's anything about me you should know, it's that I'll wear what I want, when I want to! So even though shade would be so well suited to Summer it doesn't mean you can't rock the brights in the darker days! 

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I'm going to be brutally honest with you and tell you that I didn't like the consistency of this lip product at all. I found it dried too quickly on the lips which made the lip colour difficult to apply, it also made the finish appear patchy and uneven (even though I don't think this comes across in the photographs!) I also found it to be really drying once on my lips, it felt tight and quite uncomfortable to wear. I am more than used to long wearing lip products but this is one that didn't really work for me.

The colour was pretty on, but for someone who adores a strong, vibrant lipstick I thought that, maybe it was just a tad TOO bright. Again, It doesn't appear that way in the pics but in reality the colour was a little more neon than I would usually opt for. 

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I was so excited to try the Hourglass Opaque Rouge but I must admit I couldn't help but feel a little disappointed, Don't get me wrong it could just be the shade? Sometimes certain colours contain specific pigments that alters the consistency, either way I don't think I'll be rushing to try any more of these any time soon.

Have any of you tried the Hourglass Opaque Rouge's? What do you think? Personally I think I will be sticking to my Sephora lip stains! (As always!) 

You can check out Hourglass Opaque Rouge Liquid Lipsticks HERE 

Lots of Love
Zara 
x

4 comments

  1. Shame you were left dissapointed by this product, it does look gorgeous in the pictures though :) xx Emmi

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  2. I have the Icon one and it's a nice bight red color and I use the Hourglass
    Extreme Sheen High Shine Lip Gloss in Icon to...nice combo. I love each by itself and combined. I'm so sorry to hear that you really didn't like Muse....in the pictures above the color looks amazing on you.

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