While recently on a trip to Portland, I stumbled into this cute little store called Mag Big (it's a store with locally made clothing, jewelry and other fun nicknacks) and much to my delight, they are also a stockist for Aromi Beauty! I have been wanting to try their liquid lipsticks for a while and I was SO EXCITED to find that Mag Big had two of them in stock! (Yeah, only two...which is too bad, as I would have totally scooped up more!) I decided to go with the colour Forbidden Fuchsia and I am so very pleased this colour and with how this product performs.
Here are some photos of the product packaging.
|A colourful and very eye-catching box, if I do say so myself!|
|Ingredients. As per the little pot symbol on the right, this item will be good for 12 months after opening.|
|Cruelty Free and Vegan! Hooray!|
|I love how sleek this packaging is! The clear tube is made of a sturdy plastic (at first I thought it was glass).|
|A sticker with the colour name on the bottom.|
|The doe-foot applicator. I thought that this might be a pain to use, but it is surprisingly easy to use and applies the product very nicely!|
I am new to the world of liquid lipsticks and this product delivers exactly what it promises. This product retails for $17 (although I've noticed that Aromi occasionally offers discounts that are advertised through their very active Facebook page). It applies quite wet, but it is INCREDIBLY pigmented. So what I've been doing is I apply it to my bottom lip (staying away from the very outside edge) and then I purse my lips together to distribute the product a bit to the upper lip. After making sure it's even, I carefully go around the outside edge of the lips. The product dries down to a very beautiful matte finish after about 30 seconds or so. After it dries--it stays put for quite a long time. It doesn't transfer very much at all to things like cups or straws and I've eaten wearing this lipstick and it still looks pretty awesome when I'm finished!
The matte finish itself is such that you almost forget it's there--as the product is quite thin--I don't find it to be drying in the slightest.
And here is the product applied to my lips:
If it hasn't been made clear yet through this post, I am VERY HAPPY with this purchase. I am so excited to get more (Electric Orchid and Preppy Red are at the top of my "want" list!)--one day! :)
Have you ever tried Aromi products? If so, what do you think? What's your favorite of their products?