MeNow Pro Kiss Proof Soft Kiss Lipstick – Review, Photos & Swatches + GIVEAWAY! – CLOSED!
I’ve been hearing non-stop about MeNow Pro lipsticks for quite some time now but I just didn’t have the chance to get a hold of them until recently. Most of the reviews I’ve read about this product mentioned that this can be very drying which also made me hesitant to try, since y’all know I have really dry lips. But still, due to all the hype surrounding this product, I figured, I had to try them for myself to at least give it a proper judgement and let you guys know my final thoughts about it.
Product Claims courtesy of BeautyMNL CLAIM TO FAME: A long-lasting lipstick with a cushiony feel
FAST FACTS: Long-wearing lip color with a matte finish; highly pigmented for full coverage; creamy, nourishing formula won’t dry lips; lightweight texture resists cracking and settling into fine lines
PERFECT FOR: Kissable lips that stay color-true
The product’s packaging is very simple & direct to the point. It comes in chubby crayon-like packaging, but it’s slimmer compared to the ones that you find from Revlon, or Happy Skin. You will also need a sharpener intended especially for this one. I believe it’s sold separately but a co-blogger told me that an eyebrow sharpener can be used to sharpen this one as well. The end as well as the cap reflects the shade of each lipstick and it’s matches the lip product nicely. What I like about the packaging is that with sharpening the lipstick, you can get a nice, precise tip, every time. However, with this, you will still end up loosing a considerable amount of product over time. Also, the sharpener, though sold separately, can still be an additional cost.
These lippies by the way does not have any shade names in particular. They are distinguished through numbers which, in my opinion makes it a bit harder to remember. But oh well.
002 – This shade is more of a cherry red color. It’s a shade of red with a touch of pink into it. It’s definitely for those who would like to wear red shades but are not really ready to commit to the boldness or brightness of the shade yet. If that makes sense.
003 – This shade is more of a deep red color. It reminds me of Preview X Happy Skin Shut Up & Kiss Me Moisturizing Lippie in ‘Hot Stuff’ as well as Avon’s Matte Lipstick in ‘Merlot’ (Click here for my top red lipstick choices). It’s definitely a lot darker and bolder than my usual reds but I prefer these types of reds as I find these more wearable for some reason. Oh, and didn’t you notice that I love rocking darker lips? haha
012 – Is more of a dark mauve shade, reminds me of Colourpop’s Tulle when swatched, only this is a true matte lipstick while former is a liquid matte. Furthermore, this when applied looks a lot more mauvey & purplish while Tulle looks more reddish and a bit brown.
013 – This is a classic red, and I believe anyone should own these types of reds. Suitable for every skin color and perfect for everyday wear as well as during special occasions, these types of shades can definitely amp up your look!
016 – Definitely an everyday wear. It’s a beautiful light, warm pink. Something that you can rock during the daytime while you’re in the office or at school. It’s subtle but can definitely brighten up your look. It’s definitely a beautiful shade. A little more fab than an MLBB look, if I may say so myself.
These lipsticks are easy to apply as long as you apply a lip balm moments before application. It’s not really that complicated, to be honest, we all know that we need to keep our lips well moisturized so we just need to take extra precaution when wearing this one. There’s no tugging and the packaging makes it extra convenient in terms of precision. In terms of retouching, however, I find that I had to remove the entire lip product on my lips first otherwise I’ll have weird, dry and flaky lips afterwards. It’s not really pleasing to look at, especially when looked up close.
The pigmentation is all the same the shades that I got. It has medium yet buildable coverage. I had to apply 2 layers to cover my entire lips. It’s indeed MATTE, kiss proof (although I’ve only tested it in the back of my hand, lol) and waterproof and it will last for a long time. It lasted on me for quite a long time, I would say 4-5 hours max, however, typically with most lipsticks, when you eat oily foods, they start to fade. Therefore, retouching is necessary. It can be drying overtime, so I suggest you really moisturize your lips prior to application and from time to time try to dab some lip balm. It may compromise the ‘matte’ texture but still, your lips wont have to suffer in the end.
It doesn’t have any particular scent so I guess that’s a good thing for those who are particularly iffy about that tiny detail.
Overall, I still like the MeNow Kiss Proof Soft Kiss Lipsticks. To be quite honest, I didn’t have high expectaions when I got it due to the really mixed reviews I’ve read when researching about this product. But still, I had to give it a fair chance. If you’re not fond of the dry texture, you might want to try it as a lip pencil instead. It can definitely work as that, or use a lip gloss on top. Either way, you can still work around with it. Besides, with Php 130 lipstick, I find that it’s still quite worth it.
• PRODUCT BASICS • • Product Name | MeNow Pro Kiss Proof Soft Kiss Lipstick • Shades | 19 shades in total • Price | Php 130 • Avalability | Got mine from KikaySiMaria online shop
How about you? Have you tried this product yet? If yes, let me know your thoughts. Do you like it? Also, what’s your favorite chubby lipstick so far? Let me know!
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I have a giveaway for y’all! I know I haven’t done one in quite a while here in my blog, so with the help and generosity of my good friend Eloisa Co of Kikay Si Maria, we decided to collaborate and do this giveaway. (she owns the online store, named after her blog as well, KikaySiMaria) I’ll be giving away the same five shades that I reviewed. All you have to do is follow the instructions outlined in the giveaway app below. Majority of these rules are mandatory so please, pay attention.
This giveaway will start today until March 15, 2016 and is open to Philippine residents only. I’ll be posting the winner here as well but I’ll be announcing it on Facebook once it’s up so stay tune.
JUDY ANN CHIO DARONILA ♥
Please email me at firstname.lastname@example.org within 72 hours with your contact details (name, address, phone number) to claim your prize. If I didn’t receive your email after 3 days, I’ll pick another winner.
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