Colourpop recently launched yet another liquid lipstick formula. This time it’s a formula called the Ultra Blotted Lip. I was intrigued so I picked up a couple of shades to try for myself.
Ultra Blotted Lip: A medium coverage matte lipstick that creates a soft, diffused look. It is completely transfer-proof and long-wearing but also lightweight and comfortable. No cracking or flaking! Leaves lips smooth and fresh.
The Ultra Blotted lip is a sheer liquid lipstick with a matte transfer-proof finish.
I have a natural ombre lip thing going on. My top lip is darker than my lower lip , and my lower lip is lightest in the middle. Because it is not completely opaque, the Ultra Blotted Lip mimicked the natural look of my lips and gave me a really pretty effortless ombre look.
I got the shades Split and Cherry on Top.
Split is a beautiful berry shade which applied with no problems.
Cherry on top is a blackened red which applied sort of weird and streaky. I don’t know if its the formula or if its just that vampy shades don’t really work for a formula like this. I mean who really wants a sheer vampy shade? I feel like vampy colours are best when they’re really pigmented. In any case, this shade just wasn’t working for me.
ColourPop Ultra Blotted Lips Review + Swatches on Dark Skin
The formula overall reminds me of the Ultra mattes. It has that same powdery finish to it, which I really dislike. The Ultra Blotted Lip is much more comfortable, less drying and less opaque. It is also completely transfer proof. But all in all, it feels a little like a watered down Ultra Matte.
I do think it’s a fun formula, and I will probably wear the shades I own for a little while, but I will not be purchasing any more shades in this formula.
Meanwhile I wish ColourPop would come out with more interesting stuff. A few examples;
Single versions of their new powder highlighters.
Vibrant blushes that work on deep skin. A face duo where someone with deep skin can *actually* use both products.
Liquid glitters like the Stila Glitter n Glow Shadows. Like if they made their Shameless Super Shock shadow into a liquid glittery eyeshadow that would be so freaking amazing!
Their best selling Super Shock shadows in pressed powder form.
Concealers + Loose Setting Powders.
Bright liquid liners.
There’s so much more I’m expecting from them. This particular launch just feels a bit meh.
Anyway, Ultra Blotted Lips are available from the Colourpop website.
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