theBalm Matte(e) Hughes Long-Lasting Liquid Lipstick is brand new and I’ve got all the info about them you need!
As the name describes, these are long-lasting liquid lipsticks. They come in a lip gloss like tube with a slanted sponge applicator and there are eight shades to choose from. They have a REALLY delicious vanilla/mint scent to them which I love.
Chivalrous is a bright cool-toned pink.
Committed is a pinky brown.
Honest is a muted cantaloupe.
Sentimental is a bright pink/red.
Devoted is a bright red.
Charming is a medium brown/pink.
Loyal is a classic red.
Adoring is a deep red.
The texture of these is kind of interesting. They are very liquid-y and pigmented and they do apply like a gloss. A couple of the shades are just slightly streaky but really, they even out with minimal effort. You have a minute or two to work with them and then they start to set up and become more of a matte texture. Once they are completely dry they stay on pretty well. I tried lightly pressing my hand against my lips and nothing came off. If I do it harder though, some does come off on my hand. They feel a little dry on my lips once they’ve set, but that’s pretty typical for me with matte colors. They have just a very slightly tacky-ish texture but not too bad. You can taste a little bit of the vanilla, which doesn’t bother me, I actually like that.
They lasted a couple hours on me without the center area starting to come off, which is about average for me.
You can find these on theBalm website.
Are you interested in trying these out? Which shades do you like best?