Essence Matt Matt Matt Lipsticks

When it comes to lipstick, I want a creamy feel on my lips and longlasting colour in shades ranging from nudes to bold hues. It’s even better if I can find these things in a drugstore brand. Well, I think Essence has done it again. I love some of the Longlasting Lipsticks and I definitely found some gems in the latest Essence Matt Matt Matt lipstick collection.

The name is a mouthful but this range features nude shades to bold, bright reds and pinks to deep, vampy shades. There are 8 shades available in the Essence Matt Matt Matt collection and I have 7 of them swatched for you today.

The Essence Matt Matt Matt Lipsticks retail for $3.99 USD and you can find them online at Ulta or $4.49 CAD on both the Essence site and at Shoppers Drug Mart.

Essence Matt Matt Matt Lipsticks Natural Kiss Perfect Match Pink Up Your Life Red-y Or Not? Kiss Me If You Can Purple Power It's A Statement Review Swatches

I can honestly say that I am super impressed by the formula of these lipsticks. They are extremely similar to my all time favourite, the Maybelline Creamy Mattes. Just a touch less creamy but super comfortable on the lips. I do find that a couple of shades have a hard time adhering to the inner part of my lip though. I just have to rub in the product a bit to make sure it stays in that area.

Essence Matt Matt Matt Lipsticks Natural Kiss Perfect Match Pink Up Your Life Red-y Or Not? Kiss Me If You Can Purple Power It's A Statement Review Swatches

I also really enjoy the colour range of this lipstick line. There are a few neutral, lighter shades which are good for everyday or pair with a darker eye. My favourites are the bold, bright shades that I love to pair with a very simple eye look. Finally, there are two deeper shades, one sheer and one dark and vampy, that I like to wear with some smoked out liner and fluffy lashes.

Essence Matt Matt Matt Lipsticks Natural Kiss Perfect Match Pink Up Your Life Red-y Or Not? Kiss Me If You Can Purple Power It's A Statement Review Swatches

Below I have swatches of the 7 shades I have. 01 Natural Kiss was my least favourite of the bunch as it accentuated the lines and drier patches of my lips. 02 Perfect Match is just that, a perfect nude shade. 04 Pink Up Your Life is a stunning fuchsia with tons and tons of pigmentation. 05 Red-y or Not is this great pink-red hybrid that I am in love with. 06 Kiss Me If You Can is a deeper, blue-toned red that is a super classic lipstick for your collection. 07 Purple Power isn’t one of my favourites but it has a really cool sheer finish. It does have a slight tendency to be patchy. 08 It’s a Statement is a deep, vampy burgundy-plum lipstick that was a little difficult to get precise but a lipstick brush would cure all of that.

Essence Matt Matt Matt Lipsticks Natural Kiss Perfect Match Pink Up Your Life Red-y Or Not? Kiss Me If You Can Purple Power It's A Statement Review Swatches

What do you think of the Essence Matt Matt Matt lipsticks? Which shades are your favourite?

til next time…

Disclaimer: Products provided for review purposes.

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