Tuesday, May 29, 2012

product review: Ulta lip crayon

Y'all know that I am all about some lipstick.

I would even consider myself to be slightly obsessive when it comes to lipstick.

I rarely leave the house without it.

I'm always looking for new lipsticks but usually look for a lip crayon/pencil for the summer because of the staying power of these versus the regular tube. For years (and I mean YEARS) I swore by the Lip Pencil Plus by Merle Normal in Chocolate Mousse but went in search of something a little more budget friendly and a little less drying. (There's also not a Merle Norman in my local area.)

So I stumbled upon this little gem. It's the Ulta Lip Crayon.

When I went into Ulta, I got 2 for $8 or something like that. It was very inexpensive compared to what I was paying before. Needless to say, for that price I wasn't expecting much.

But I was wrong! This has a great saturation of color, is smooth and lasts pretty long. It's got a lot more moisture than my old pencil and doesn't make my lips feel chalky. I picked up the colors "Date Night" and "Vintage". Vintage is a little too dark for me for summer, but I layer it under a pale pink gloss and it totally works.

My only qualm is that it tends to dry up and clump on your lips after a few hours. But when you reapply like me, it's no big deal. I just blot and reapply. I was pleasantly surprised at the quality of this product when compared with the price and with a wide variety of colors, there is a shade for everyone!

How do you feel about lipstick? Would you ever try something like this?

I was not compensated in any way by Ulta or Ulta brand cosmetics. I'm simply a consumer with a desire to share good finds with her readers. BUUUUUTTTTT, I wouldn't refuse if Ulta offered to send me a few... :)


  1. There's a merle Norman in the mall! <3

  2. I'm a Burt's Bees Lip Balm girl :)
    My lips are naturally very pink so I don't need extra color (this is a mixed blessing as it means my complexion also tends to be ruddy) and I am with my kids all day and don't want to get lipstick on them.
    When I want extra color I use Burt's Bees Super Shiny Natural Lip Gloss in Pucker Berry. So pretty.


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