A few months ago I joined Influenster, an online community that links members with brands and offers rewards for participation. In December I received my first task in the form of what Influenster calls Holiday VoxBox ’12. The VoxBox was loaded with full-sized samples of different products including NYC New York Liquid Color Lipshine.
What I liked? I received the NYC New York Liquid Color Lipshine in the color Nude York City #582 ($2.49 at drugstores nationwide). It’s a high-shine gloss that looks nice alone, but looks even better over lipstick, as it amplifies and adds dimension to solid colors. It has a slight hint of shimmer to it, which I love, without being too dramatic. It also smells yummy – like butterscotch. The flexible application picks up a good amount of the product, and made it easy to apply around the contours of my lips.
Bottom line: This is a great color to add in the center of your pout when you want to give the illusion of fuller lips. The consistency was very silky and the color lasts a long time, but I do feel that it is a bit sticky, and wish it were more smooth.