Kylie Lip Kit Journey
I didn’t know about the Kylie Lip Kit till only recently when I see a fellow beauty blogger friend, Himeko raving about it on her Facebook that got me intrigued.
Matte liquid lipstick which lasts all day. What’s not to like about it?
So it happened that she got a spare Kylie lip kit in Posie and I contacted her for it. She also kindly helped me to order Kourt K at the same time.
Kylie Lip Kit First Impressions
So the first colours I’ve gotten are Posie and Kourt K.
Kourt K is a lovely deep purple for all the inner gothics. However, somehow it doesn’t last as long as it promised to. It did leave a berry like stain on the lips though. (I was warned before-hand that it seems that Kourt K have a slightly different formula as compared to the rest.)
Posie is this lovely deep dusty rose colour, which I adore. It’s definitely a little bold on fair skin but there’s no issue with bold lips here. This shade will actually look great on a light medium skin tone I feel. And yes, Posie did last the whole day with me drinking and eating throughout.
Camping For the Lip Kits
I kind of got hooked so I decided to camp for the lip kits myself. Had to wake up at 4 am, stumbled while adding stuff to cart. Got frustrated on items being OOS as it is on it’s way to checkout so I just randomly add colours that wasn’t on the top of my list and checkout whatever I could get my hands own.
Within days of my first order, news was out on Instagram that her next restock is coming up, and there are the metals! Which wasn’t available on my previous purchase. I secretly curse and swear about this because shipping is EXPENSIVE at USD 14.95 per order. That’s why I just carted out more than I need. Spilt shipping and I’m sure some of my friends out there would like to try the lip kits too.
I stopped camping after two orders and luckily my dear friend RX let me ride on her order for the gloss, and also the new colours for the matte lip kits. Kylie mentioned 3 new colours in her snap chat and she’s releasing the colours one by one in different restock. So far she have release Exposed, and there’s news for a new black metal in Majesty and black lip kit in Dead Of Knight; both which I’m eagerly waiting for. I’m liking the formula a lot and a black lip kit sounds really good. Not sure if it’s her or her marketing team, that is a sure smart way to make money by release one colour per restock.
Wearing the Lip Kits
Let’s start with a swatch of the current collection of the Kylie Lip Kit I’ve shall we?
The bulk of the colours are mainly nude, like KoKo, Candy, Dolce, Literally etc. Surprisingly, Candy and Dolce are my favourites, along with Mary Jo among the mattes. I didn’t thought I would like either Candy or Dolce as they are more to the nude side and have more browns in their concoction. I never really looked good in nude, think those nude pink beige sorts of colours from some years back so I wasn’t expecting much.
I actually find the formulas of the Candy, Koko and Dolce that I’ve creamier than that of Kourt and Posie. It is just a slight difference but it feels different on the lips. Mary Jo is slightly in between the two. 22 have a similar texture to that of Mary Jo but it somehow didn’t last as long for me? Exposed is nice and creamy too and it lasted all day!
With Kourt and Posie, it dries dry. You can’t really feel anything except of a dry layer that feels like paper? But it doesn’t exactly dry out your lips either.
With the rest, it dries and I don’t feel anything. Even when I purse my lips, there’s no sticky feeling or anything. It feels like nothing.
I would say the lip kits are comfortable to wear, last whole day for most colours. No touch up required. There is definitely some feathering at the corners and inner lips, but not something that would require touch ups. If there’s feathering on the inner lips, take a lip balm and go over to even out the colour! Works on the darker shades, yet to try on the nude shades. But the nude shades don’t really have this issue on feathering, maybe it’s not so obvious on my lips?
The lip pencils that come along with the matte colours are good stuff I must say. They are super easy to draw as the product literally glides on your lips. The pencils are very smooth and pigmented on the lips. But of course, they are not smudge proof; they just help with the application of the liquid mattes and prevent feathering.
I’ve also played around layering the metals on top of the mattes. So far, I’m in love with the Mary Jo and King combination. The metals don’t last as long as the mattes and they do transfer, but too pretty to miss! And it’s really great to layer them on top of the mattes to create new combinations to wear!
I’ve only gotten Literally for gloss and it’s a lovely shade. Plus, the lips don’t get stuck together when you purse your lips. It has that glossy look but is not sticky!
There was an issue with the first batch of gloss with the brush being frayed and all. Kylie Jenner managed to get it sorted out and even replaced those who have ordered the faulty ones. Good save I say. The batch I got was already rectified. The brush is just nice in length and the gloss applies really nicely.
The metals and matte lipsticks all have the doe foot applicator which makes application really easy. Have not have any problems with this.
Which Are My Current Favourite Kylie Lip Kit?
Candy K (It’s the most popular colour and a colour which I didn’t fancy at first but it suits me so well!!)
Dolce (I never knew that I can pull off wearing a brown tone! It’s lovely!)
Mary Jo ( Everyone needs a nice matte blue tone red lipstick! )
King ( Nice bronzy shade that layers so well on the matte! It’s really nice alone too!)
Heir ( Lovely peachy pink metal which every one love! Perfect for layering on top of the lighter shades!)
Literally ( This gloss is just the perfect nude! I need to use it with Dolce as seen on Kylie herself! Also the very reason why I bought this gloss out of the 3 shades!)
Exposed (I was pleasantly surprised with Exposed! It’s the PERFECT peachy nude shade for me! What else can I say, the photo says it all!)
Will I be buying more Kylie Lip Kits?
Yes! I’m waiting to buy her Black Lip Kit and Metal and apparently she’s releasing more colours for Summer!
Overall, I do like the formulas of the lip kits, pencils, metals and gloss. The quality of these lipsticks are above average. And I did tried other liquid lipsticks in the market like La Splash, Silky Girl Lip Junkie, Australis, Shu Uemura etc. And I really prefer Kylie Lip Kits over the rest despite the higher price tag and it being so hard to get. Actually it ain’t hard to get, just that you have to wake up at odd hours to buy. LOL.
Yet to try Colourpop which shares the same factory as Kylie Cosmetics, but I’ve ordered some so I can do a comparison when I received those.
I must repeat myself that the formulas seems slightly different depending on the colours. The most obvious being Kourt K from the rest.
And I must say that I’m not a fan of the Jenners or the Kardashians or anything. I don’t really fancy the western pop scene. But I do fancy western Makeup. LOL. So if today this isn’t Kylie Cosmetics, I will still buy.
And I definitely recommend you to try at least one colour from the range if you’ve yet to try out a Kylie Lip Kit. Yes, it’s slightly pricey but I say it’s worth the price tag.
And if you really want me to recommend some colours, you won’t go wrong with any of my favourites if you have a similar skin tone to mine. And for most skin tones, you can’t really go wrong with Mary Jo. Trust me, it’s a good red lipstick to add to your collection if you’re into reds.
So I’ve an extra Kylie Lip Kit Metal In Reign which I have decided to giveaway!
To win, simply leave a comment down below on why you will like to win and share the post on FB! I’ll close the giveaway on 19th June 2359Hrs Singapore time!
So I hope this post is useful. It’s a whopping 1500 words. LOL.