The internet went crazy over the Kylie Cosmetics Lip Kits, but many of us didn’t want nor need the lip liners. I was thrilled when I saw she started selling the lipsticks on their own. I picked up ten colors: Heir, Reign, King K, Koko K, Posie K, Dolce K, Mary Jo K, Candy K, 22, and Like (which will be pictured in that order). I was very disappointed to find that she did not offer free shipping, but that’s a whole other rant. (Note: she now offers free domestic shipping on orders over $40. Hallelujah!)
Packaging & Value
While these are nice lipsticks, I honestly do not think they are worth $17 each. I would be happy to pay $10, but I think $17 is a little steep. As with a lot of beauty products, you’re paying for the name brand here. I will say that the packaging was lovely—zero complaints there. The wand was very soft and flexible, and small enough to maneuver around my thinner lips. All of my tubes were very full, and look and feel expensive. I can also say that I adore the design on the tubes. The drips are a nice touch.
Application & Longevity
These apply wonderfully. They dry down to a matte finish after about a minute and do no fade while eating or drinking. They are very hard to remove, but that is pretty average of a matte liquid lipstick. The best part of these for me was that none of them were sticky. I hate sticky lips! They really do last for most of the day without touching up but, again, they are hard to remove.
Results & Recommendations
I really like these. I feel that the colors accentuate my lips and make them appear more full, which I always appreciate. Plus, I’ve never seen anyone, of any skin tone, wear these and not look fabulous. They’re really flattering for everyone. I’d definitely repurchase a few of these colors if they went on sale or if I had the extra income, and I’m absolutely interested in some of her newer colors. The swatches above are old and mediocre, but I thought I’d include them anyway for reference. They are in the same order as above. Ignore the cut in the middle! Ouch!