First Impression: MUA Intense Kisses Lipgloss

  

A little while ago I tested out a recent purchase of mine, which I’ve decided I want to share my opinions with you about. Today it’s the MUA Intense Kisses Lipgloss in the shade Kiss and Tell. Kinda saucy name huh? I normally avoid lipglosses since I have long hair, but something about this bolder colour really grabbed me.  

MUA is a Superdrug exclusive brand, and is among the cheapest brands available in the UK. So, despite not normally buying lipglosses, at £2.00, it was worth the risk, since if I did find I didn’t like the product, it wasn’t too expensive.

The packaging is a clear plastic bottle with a black twist cap. I personally like the colour combination, something about black seems very sleek and stylish to me. On the front of the lid is a sparkly pair of lips, which adds a really cute touch, and obviously relates to the name of the product.

  

The colour is a nice medium pink-red, which if my judgment isn’t wrong, is on the cool side. The texture is very different from why I expect from a lipgloss. It’s not sticky at all, and it’s quite thick – and could be compared to the Revlon Lipstains as far as consistency goes. I would definitely call this more of a lacquer than a gloss, based off the texture, but for a little while when first applied it does have a slight sheen.

  

I think this colour could be worn all year round, but I think it’s definitely well-suited for autumn and winter. I don’t think this shade makes my lips look too small, and doesn’t accentuate the lines of my lips too much. The application in the photo is from one coat, which I carefully smoothed as evenly as I could. From one coat, I think the pigmentation is pretty incredible. If you’re a fan of bold intense colour, then I definitely recommend this. If like me you also like to try the gradient lip trend – Korean makeup styles use this a lot, and is where I get a lot of inspiration from – then this product won’t be ideal for trying to achieve that kind of look.

But for the cost of the product, and the pigmentation you get, this is a great product to consider if strong lips are your style. The staying power is average – it’ll last a while but eating and drinking will cause it to fade, which is normal. I don’t consider it an issue to have to reapply after eating or drinking, since it’s a lot to ask of a product to last. 

Having worn this only once, this truly is a first impression. But I’m certainly not disappointed. I’m not normally one for bold intense lip looks, so this isn’t a product I’ll reach for everyday, but I would definitely reach for this to wear on a date, go out with friends, or any other kind of fun and special event.

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2 Responses to First Impression: MUA Intense Kisses Lipgloss

  1. Rikzah Zia says:

    The pigmentation looks fine and the color looks really good on you !! 😀

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