By the time you read this, I would be on my way home (or already home) from a nice 3-day trip out to the beach with the chicken boy. I’m hoping it’s as relaxing as I thought it would be – you’d know once I’m done with these lippie reviews and I blog about it. C and I enjoy spending alone time at the beach, mostly because we find the excuse to bum around and do nothing. It felt like going back to our childhoods! As a child, I was never the biggest fan of Hello Kitty. My mom bought me a LOT of merchandise (think complete bed sheet sets and matching pajamas), but it’s not something I brought with me as I aged. I’ve had an inherent dislike for cats when I got bitten by one in grade school. I was just sitting there, minding my own business, when the neighbor’s cat decided that my leg was a free game and bit it. I know about rabies and even after medications, it brought on so much anxiety to younger me that I couldn’t even sleep in fear that I would not wake up in the morning. So there’s that. Not gonna lie though, I grabbed this set from the Colourpop x Hello Kitty collaboration while it was on sale even if I had a hard time looking for swatches on Youtube at the time.
Application: At this point, everyone I know who uses lipsticks have already used Colourpop so I was debating whether to discuss it at all. However, I know some people who might read this are not yet familiar with it, so here we go. This set consists of both ultra matte and ultra satin lippies. Both are quite pigmented but may take at least another dip in the bottle to cover the whole lips since the doe-foot applicator is small (since it’s a mini kit). I don’t really smell anything from it while is nice. The matte ones dry pretty quickly, while the satin ones.. well don’t really dry at all.
On my lips: The matte ones does feel a bit drying on the lips, which is expected for matte lip products. The satin ones can be a bit sticky but I don’t really care about how sticky it feels as for Colourpop liquid lipsticks, I found that I personally prefer the ultra satin ones over the ultra matte items. Both are quite pigmented and can last a while, although the satin will transfer. Everywhere. Your coffee cup lid. On the rest of your face when you forget you’re wearing a lipstick and eat a burger. It does take more than tissue to rub it all off, and it does not look patchy when you reapply more product on your lips (this applies to both formulas). I really just love it, and would collect all shades if I don’t already feel that I have too many lip products. Haha!
Mimmy (Ultra Matte) looks mauve in the tube, but upon application, dries into this nice eggplant color.
Tiny Chum (Ultra Satin) is a nude-ish pink in the bottle and upon application, but it dries to an Old Rose shade. Super wearable!
Milk Bottle (Ultra Matte) is a muted pink shade. Perfect for those who just want a pink lippie for everyday use.
Lock Diary (Ultra Satin) is a dark pink shade that is almost red, but not quite. Since it’s satin, the shade does not dry and stays the same.
Ribbon (Ultra Matte) is reminiscent of an old Hollywood red shade. It’s the type of shade you would wear to a formal event.
Would I repurchase? This set is limited edition, but all these shades in a set are all you would need if you can only have five. There’s a shade for all the usual occasions you plan to go to. Plus, it’s dirt cheap! You can snatch up their other products from their website or if you’re from the Philippines, preorder from @scentsandbeautyph.
Have you tried Colourpop products? What’s your favorite shade? Let me know in the comments below!
6 thoughts on “Colourpop x Hello Kitty Puroland Mini Size Kit”
Hope you had a great time out at the beach! I’m sorry to hear about your experience with the neighbor’s cat when you were younger. I got bitten by a stray baby cat once and my finger seriously swelled so I can relate to your pain and anxiety .___.
The Colourpop’s address is close to where I live! I love matte lip products but they can be tricky if you recently had dry lips @__@. The shades look really nice! I like Lock Diary shade because it stands out without screaming anything wild. I haven’t tried out Colourpop before but I’ve seen other people using it. It’s pretty economical and still gets the job done :)!
Cats still give me anxiety. I think they know so my friends’ cats like to hover around me while I hopelessly shoo them away.
I know!! For something so cheap, it really works well. 🙂
Wala pa ko nattry na colourpop ever haha. Tas Hello Kitty pa! OMG. Bat lahat bagay sayo 😦 Ganda rin kasi ng shape ng lips mo I’m inggit huhu
BUY COLOURPOP!!! Super cheap lang, feeling ko hindi ako lugi. Haha!
Pero super dry ng lips ko kasi! Hindi nakaka-dry sayo? May nag-discourage kasi sakin before, haha.
Yung matte medyo drying. Lip balm, girl!!! Lip balm ❤