NYX Butter Glosses

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NYX Butter Glosses have been on the market for some time now, however, it’s almost impossible to find them here in Toronto. Recently, I was able to purchase a few and or course, I’ll be giving my thoughts.

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I picked these up in the shades Cherry Cheese Cake, Raspberry Tart and Creme Brulee. These are creamy enough without feeling sticky, and after a few hours I didn’t have that unsightly white line on my lips. They retail for 4.99 (before taxes) at Walgreens, CVS Pharmacy and Target — I didn’t see them at Wal Mart.

These usually retail for about 4.99USD before tax has been added. However, one night I went to Target and they had 2 shades -- Raspberry Tart and Cherry Cream Pie on clearance for $1.48. Of course I bought both!

One night I went to Target and got lucky — they had Raspberry Tart and Cherry Cheese Cake on clearance for $1.48 — so of course I bought both shades! Therefore Creme Brulee was the only the shade I had paid full price for — this was bought the day before at Walgreens.

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Creme Brulee is a very light, pink-toned, beige-y nude shade that would work well with fair to olive skin tones. For darker skintones (such as myself — NC45) you may want to use a nude liner before applying this; perfect for everyday wear.

 

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Cherry Cheese Cake seems a bit intimidating in the tube, but when applied it resembles a light tangerine shade — not so much coral, because there really isn’t any pink as far as I can see; still very pretty though.

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Lastly, Raspberry Tart (my least favourite) is a bit hard to explain. When applied, it appears as a shade that is having a hard time if it wants to be a magenta shade, or full on join the purple team.

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The packaging is simple without being boring, even though you have to actually open it and look at the wand to see exactly what the colour will look like — looking online doesn’t do these colours much justice. 

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If you’ve ever been to the ice-cream shop at Devon House (Kingston, Jamaica), the first thing that comes to mind when you open one of these is Devon Stout ice cream. They all smell so amazing!

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They apply quite nicely, and the color payoff isn’t too bad for $5. They’re fairly pigmented to be honest, but to really obtain some opacity I had to use 2 coats, which is fine because that’s how I apply most lip products in any case. I’m glad I went ahead and tried these out, even though I still have my eyes on Tiramisu, Merengue and Cupcake.

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