When Olivier Rousteing of Balmain and L’oreal Paris announced this collab i was already at the edge of my seat, cause I knew something amazing was going to happen. And so it did.
They created one of the most exciting makeup drops of 2017 – if you ask me. A true collectors item – with a twist, the twist being that everyone – not just the collectors, really REALLY wanted one. And with good reason. These lipstick are revolutionary. Yes I said it. Revolutionary. The reason why? Because, they all, with the exception of 3-4 have totally unconventional colors BUT are still wearable. That is the revolution.
I am pretty much fan- girling BIG TIME all over this box and I was more than thrilled when I got to pick up my very own at the L’Oreal event back in November. It was sitting on my desk for a good couple of week before I finally got the chance to make this little lip swatch video showing you all the 12 wearable colors.
So here goes.. you can see for your self just how wearable you find them. And how easy they went on too. Because there is something to be said about the texture of these 12 shades as well. They are just a tat bit softer and creamier than the normal L’Oreal lipsticks. At first I thought I was going crazy and that my fan-girlling that totally clouded my perception making me believe that they were ACTUALLY softer and creamier, until i read this..
So as you can see in the video they go on extremely pigmented and soft – like no other L’Oreal lipstick I have ever tried before. And also, as you will see I was swatching 12 pieces, and my lips were honestly not too much of a bleeding mess afterwards. They were feeling quite alright.
Anyways… enough blabing.. here are the swatches.