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Review: Milani Color Statement Lipsticks

My Milani Color Statement Lipstick Collection... So Far

Last month I shared that I had won a Twitter contest that saw me receive 4 Milani Color Statement lipsticks and a lip liner. It was great luck as I had heard a lot of good things about the product and was wanting to try it anyway. So, this was the perfect opportunity!

The day I got my lippies, I slapped one of those suckas on my lips, the second I got back inside after gathering the mail. My kneejerk response was that I really liked them. But I wanted to give it a little more attention and wear than that.

So, since then, I’ve been rotating through them, and I’ve even bought a few more. (Y’all know I have a serious makeup hoarding problem, right?) So, now my collection is shades strong. I own Bronze Beauty, Best Red, Black Cherry, Flirty Fuchsia (the ones I won), as well as Flamingo Pose, Orange-Gina, Sweet Nectar, and Uptown Mauve. I wore Uptown Mauve today.

These lipsticks are extremely pigmented. One swipe and you have a lot of color already on your lips. I love that! They last a good amount of time, too. I didn’t ever time it, or anything, but a very long time considering it’s not marketed as a “long wear” lipstick, and doesn’t have the texture of one, either. It feels light and creamy, even though some of the shades are strictly matte or shimmery.

I don’t feel these dry your lips out; instead they sort of feel moisturizing. Basically, the formula is a winner. I didn’t notice any feathering, and it didn’t draw extra attention to fine lines or dryness on your lips. (As a general rule, I like to keep my lips nice and exfoliated whenever I use lipstick, so I can’t expand very much) And when the vibrancy of the color begins to fade, it leaves behind a very nice and natural stain on your lips. I had Uptown Mauve on most of the afternoon and evening today. I even worked out, showered, and ate spaghetti with it on. I call that quite a test!

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I Entered A Twitter Contest And Won!


Someone, please alert the media. Suz entered a contest and actually won! And it wasn’t something I didn’t want or a “free vacation that I can unlock if I give my SS number.”

I’m ecstatic! Seriously, I never win anything!

I’ve got the Milani Cosmetics account on my Makeup and Beauty Twitter list. I happened to browse at the right time yesterday to see there was a contest. I followed and entered. Then, right before bed I see that I’ve won! What did I win? All that’s in the picture above; 4 Color Statements Lipsticks and 1 Color Statement Lipliner. And it’s funny because I had been watching a lot of YouTube reviews on those lippies and was wanting to try them. Now, I get the opportunity to do so for free!

This is some really good news as I spent the majority of my late night feeling sad because my dear cat Puddles is probably days away from passing away. A much-needed pick me up indeed!

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