02.06.2014
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NYX Cosmetics
Black Label Lipstick
Rating
$7.50
Category:Makeup > Lipsticks > Cream Lipstick
Last Updated:02.06.2014
Jar Packaging:False
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Tested on animals:No
Overview

This fragranced cream lipstick has a smooth, lightweight yet hydrating texture that glides on. It is not for anyone with lines around the mouth, as it tends to make a beeline for those. However, if that is not a concern then this is a formidable lipstick to consider! It imparts rich, riveting, full coverage color and leaves a comfortable creamy finish.

The shade range you're most likely to find at stores that retail NYX Cosmetics favors reds, roses, and pinks. Generally speaking, the color "dot" on the bottle of the lipstick component is a good indicator or how the color looks when applied.

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NYX Cosmetics At-A-Glance

Strengths: NYX provides complete ingredient lists on its website; inexpensive for such quality makeup that rivals department store brands (yes, even M.A.C.); superior blush, gloss, and eyeshadow; several excellent mascaras.

Weaknesses: Many products are available only from the company's website, which means you can't see or test the colors in person (and the company doesn't offer samples); disappointing foundation primers.

This small Los Angeles–based makeup line was founded in 1999 by a woman named Toni Ko. The company's Web site is vague about Ko's background, merely stating that she developed an interest in cosmetics as a teenager (you know, just like about 99.9% of teenage women) and wanted to create her own line of cosmetics. Ko's goal was to produce high-quality products at affordable prices, and that's the draw of NYX (pronounced "nicks") Cosmetics. We are pleased to report that, for the most part, Ko succeeded in her childhood dream.

It is important to note that this line offers a full selection of makeup products, from foundations to lip gloss. However, the only place to access everything NYX Cosmetics has to offer is their Web site. The Ulta chain is the largest distributor of NYX Cosmetics products in the United States, but they carry a smaller selection of NYX products. The good news is that most of the few NYX products Ulta stocks are impressive, especially the powder eyeshadows, which compete evenly with eyeshadows that cost a lot more.

NYX Cosmetics customer service number is (866) 699-1004 or you can visit www.nyxcosmetics.com.

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