June 3, 2014

Black Radiance Illusions Lipgloss Review & Swatches

Black Radiance Illusions Lipgloss

I’ve been having some great success with Black Radiance Lipglosses recently so I snatched up a Black Radiance Illusions Lipgloss ($2.99) recently in the hopes my winning streak would keep up!

Black Radiance Illusions Lipgloss captures light like a prism and gives lips a 3D look that’s full of shine and shimmer.

Sounds interesting right?

In the tube the colors all have a certain opalescent look which gives them a very appealing look! This is a thinner textured gloss with a nice shiny finish but a sheerer color pay off and no fragrance or flavor. It really does give the illusion of a fuller lip look but I think the sheerness of the gloss does disappoint. I tried the shade Rose Desire which is a gorgeous coppery red in the tube but applies with a hint of warm peach tint to my lips. The prism effect does work somewhat so lips look almost fuller upon application but a little more color would go a long way for me!

Black Radiance Illusions Lipgloss swatches

Black Radiance Illusions Lipgloss Swatches

The wear is very comfortable and feels hydrating without being sticky or tacky however, it is a short wear at around an hour to ninety minutes of wear before it needs to be reapplied!

So far one of the main perks of the Black Radiance Makeup Collection was the pigment and sadly Illusions Lipgloss doesn’t deliver in that department. If you like a sheerer gloss you might just love this formula however, the shorter wear and lack of pigment did disappoint me a little bit.

Black Radiance Illusions Lipgloss fotd

You can find Black Radiance products at drugstore.com.

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Isabella MuseIsabella is just an average everyday geeky girl who doesn’t blend her eyeshadow correctly, wears too much blush, and hopes she never finds her holy grail products because she likes the thrill of the chase so much. Her mission is to bring you super honest reviews on makeup, skincare, fragrance and all things beauty. She’s in no way an expert on the topic and she sure as hell isn’t a super model. But she’s passionate about makeup and is seeking like-minded individuals that like pina coladas, getting caught in the rain, and ones that enjoy spending hundreds of dollars at Sephora without feeling buyer’s remorse. If you’re that person feel free to reach out and leave a comment or follow me on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and Bloglovin‘.

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