L’Oreal Extraordinaire by Colour Riche Lip Color ($9.99) is a new hybrid liquid lipstick slash gloss that’s available in drugstores now. The L’Oreal Extraordinaire Lip Color Collection will be available in 16 permanent shades.
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I feel like L’Oreal Extraordinaire Lip Color is kinda beefier version of L’Oreal Color Caresse Shine Stain. The texture is less watery, much thicker, and more pigmented minus that staining effect. These have a richer color and a much better shine as well as a nice moisturizing feel through the wear. It’s kinda like they simply took the Caresse formula and improved upon it dramatically.
This has the formula of a thinner liquid lipstick but the moisturizing feel of a gloss as well as the high shine finish of one. Colors are fairly opaque and have a very friendly MLBB (my lips but better) finish if you’re going with some of the lighter color with a more dramatic punch in the darker shades. The packaging is L’Oreal standard Color Riche gold mirrored tube with a small window so you can see the color inside but it attracts fingerprints like a magnet.
Rose Melody, Blushing Harmony, Scarlet Concerto, Molto Mauve, Caramel Solo
Wear time varied for me as I got about three hours out of the darker shades but a mere two from the lighter colors that seemed to wear away quickly. Through the wear my lips felt pleasantly plumped and hydrated. Apparently they contain some sort of micro oil to give lips that plushy moist feel. I actually prefer Maybelline Color Elixir because I got a longer wear from them but all in all these aren’t lacking in the least. But fact is the formulas are nearly identical to each other!
I’m actually enjoying the new waves of liquid lip colors at the drugstore. I don’t personally love liquid lipstick but the hybrid formula I truly embrace as typically they are thinner and less velvety than a true liquid lipstick and you have the element of a glossy finish. Plus I have issues with liquid lipstick migrating and feathering where as this hybrid formulation does not.
Overall, L’Oreal Extraordinaire Lip Color perfects the hybrid lipstick slash gloss formula and makes for a comfortable color wearing experience with plenty of moisture. Two deal breakers might be the perfume-y fruity taste and flavor and the shorter wear. But aside from this they are an very nice product however, by no means a must buy if you already own several shades of Color Elixir.
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