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Dupe, Worth it? L.O.V versus ARMANI lipstick

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meow
This review is going to talk about two liquid lipstick products at different prices, which are Lip Maestro Liquid Lipstick from ARMANI, and Fatal Muse Liquid Matte Lipstick from L.O.V. Let’s see if the drug store brand can be a dupe and beat high-end brand. ARMANI Lip Maestro Liquid Lipstick NO.405 - € 36 This is the best seller of ARMANI, and I have no doubt about that because after I use it, I really love it. The texture is so smooth, so creamy, and it goes on like a gloss but dries matte, a velvety matte, which is so gorgeous. This lip colour is highly pigmented, so it’s full coverage and can deliver a rich-looking finish. Its iconic formula is giving lips ultimate comfort, so it doesn’t feel heavy or dry on my lips. And no sticky at all. The colour can be transferred while eating or drinking, but I think it’s acceptable. The other thing I would like to mention is that it’s easy to apply with the applicator and shape a beautiful lip contour. L.O.V Fatal Muse Liquid Matte Lipstick NO.700 - € 8.99 This is a brand that comes from Germany and it’s also a sub-brand of Catrice. You can buy it from its official website or drug store. I have seen people talked about this brand online and said it is a dupe of ARMANI liquid lipstick, so I got one to have a try, but to be honest, I don’t think this is a substitute for ARMANI. The colour is truly beautiful, and the pigmentation is intense. The velvety matte finish is also very nice. The texture goes smooth and well-blended, but it feels heavier on my lips than ARMANI does. It feels that the colour just sitting on my lips rather than coating them, so it’s easily transferred as well. And I don’ know why but the liquid just spilt over and makes the tube mouth always messy. The applicator is not good either. There is always too much liquid on it, and the shape of the applicator makes me always apply the colour out of my lip line. So I would say L.O.V is still a decent liquid lipstick product at its price (just € 8.99), but it cannot beat ARMANI liquid lipstick. Although ARMANI liquid lipstick has a 4 times higher price than L.O.V, it is worth it.
Apr. 29, 2020
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Armani beauty Lip Maestro in 206 Cedar - Brown
ARMANI beauty - Lip Maestro Liquid Matte Lipstick I got this as a little extra “Thank You” in my December 2029 Allure Beauty Box. I put my AirPod case next to this for size reference. This shade is described as a brown but this is really more like a brick red. It doesn’t quite dry down matte and the box actually didn’t say whether it was the Lip Maestro Stain or the Matte Lip, but I’m pretty sure it’s the Matte Lip because of the almost silicone-y feel it has. It reminds me of the texture of the Rare Beauty Matte Lipstick. I can’t really say how long it lasts because I don’t wear lipstick like this with a mask (I can’t wait to be able to actually use lip products again 😭), but I don’t think it’s a stay all day kind of lip product. This is a really nice product and I’m glad I got to try it out!
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All of us want to know the useful make-up tricks to illuminate our face in an instant with minimal effort. Here’s a trick - after your regular application of lipstick, lip gloss, or both, simply dab the excess product onto the cheeks and blend! One of my favorite lip gloss is the best-selling Armani Beauty Lip Maestro liquid lipstick in shade 400. ARMANI beauty - Lip Maestro Liquid Matte Lipstick The non-drying liquid lipstick is heavily pigmented and infuses my lips with an intense deep red color while providing a velvet matte finish with lasting hydration and comfort. After using a clean finger to go around my lips after application, I usually dab the excess color on my finger lightly and in tapping motions on my cheeks for a fresh face glow. This turns the lip color as a cream or liquid blush! Less is more, especially with rich lip pigments. Go with a little at any one time. Using a deep red color may seem daunting at first, try a pink or peachy coloured lip gloss for a more natural effect.ARMANI beauty - Lip Maestro Liquid Matte Lipstick
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