Sunday, 28 April 2013

Neve Cosmetics Dessert a Levres Lipsticks Review and Swatches - Peach Macaron, Mousse Framboise and Cherry Pie

neve cosmetics dessert a levres lipsticks review and swatches
neve cosmetics dessert a levres lipsticks review and swatches

I am a sucker for pretty packaging, so I wasn't surprised when the new range of Neve Cosmetics Dessert a Levres lipsticks caught my eye. The box features pastel colours and cupcakes, so everything a girl loves, right? ;) 

The collection consists of eight wearable shades, all suitable for vegetarians, free from petroleum, silicones and parabens. Neve Cosmetics products are not tested on animals, which makes me love the brand even more. 

  The outer packaging is a lovely box with a cute design allover - the type you want to keep forever :)
The packaging of the lipstick itself is a purple/lilac shade and it is made of plastic. It features gold Neve Cosmetics logo on the side and a gold cupcake on the lid. It is no secret that the collection was inspired by delicious desserts :)

The formula of the lipsticks is enriched with shea butter and vegetable oils, to keep your lips soft and nourished and has a delicate scent of sweet cakes :) Yummy! 

Dessert a Levres lipsticks are very pigmented and easy to apply. They glide on like a dream and feel very comfortable on the lips. The consistency is similar to a lip balm, but  gives the coverage of a lipstick. Perfect! They last on my lips for 3-4 hours, before I have to reapply.

I was lucky to receive three gorgeous shades from the collection and you can see detailed swatches of each one, on the photos below. Peach Macaron is a beautiful peachy shade, Mousse Framboise is a bright fuchsia pink and Cherry Pie is a bright red. I am very pleased with all of them and adore the way they look on my lips. They add a lot of shine, reflect light beautifully and fade evenly (with darker shades leaving a subtle wash of colour after fading). 

My overall score is 10/10 and I love everything about the new Neve lipsticks. The formula is amazing and the design looks really pretty and girly. I would recommend Dessert a Levres lipsticks to those who like highly moisturising formulas, great pigmentation and cruelty free products.

You can buy the full collection from Beauty Chamber, who stock Neve Cosmetics and offer competitive prices.

neve cosmetics dessert a levres lipsticks review and swatches
neve cosmetics dessert a levres lipsticks review and swatches007 Peach Macaron:
neve cosmetics dessert a levres lipstick peach macaron swatch
Neve Dessers a Levres in Peach Macaron (in daylight)
neve cosmetics dessert a levres lipstick peach macaron swatch
Neve Dessert a Levres in Peach Macaron swatch on hand

004 Mousse Framboise:
neve cosmetics dessert a levres lipstick mousse framboise swatch
Neve Dessert a Levres lipstick in Mousse Framboise (in daylight)
neve Dessert a Levres lipstick in Mousse Framboise
Neve Dessert a Levres lipstick in Mousse Framboise swatch on hand

005 Cherry Pie:
Neve Dessert a Levres lipstick in Cherry Pie swatch
Neve Dessert a Levres lipstick in Cherry Pie (in daylight)
Neve Dessert a Levres lipstick in Cherry Pie swatch
Neve Dessert a Levres lipstick in Cherry Pie swatch on hand

Ingredients: Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Bis-Diglyceryl Polyacyladipate-2, Simmondsia Chinensis Oil/Simmondsia Chinensis (jojoba) Seed Oil*, Prunus Amygdalus Dulcis Oil/Prunus Amygdalus Dulcis (sweet Almond) Oil*, Cera Alba/Beeswax, Polyglyceryl-3 Diisostearate, Copernicia Cerifera Cera/Copernicia Cerifera (carnauba) Wax, Butyrospermum Parkii  Butter/Butyrospermum Parkii (shea Butter), Helianthus Annuus Seed Cera/Wax Helianthus Annuus (sunflower) Seed Wax, Helianthus Annuus Seed Oil / Helianthus Annuus (sunflower) Seed Oil, Mica Octyldodecanol, Kaolin, Stearic Acid, Tocopherol, Ethyl Vanillin. +/- May Contain (a seconda della gradazioni):  Ci 77891 (titanium Dioxide), Ci 77491 (iron Oxides), Ci 77492 (iron Oxides), Ci 77499 (iron Oxides), Ci 15850 (red 6, Red 7 Lake), Ci 19140 (yellow 5 Lake) Ci 42090 (blue 1 Lake). Ci 77742 (manganese Violet), Ci 45410 (red 27 Lake).


  1. Peach Macaron looks amazing! And I love the lilac packaging - very different.

    Amy| The Little Koala Blog ♥

  2. The packaging is so cute!!! :)

  3. Love the cute purple packaging. Mousse Framboise looks really pretty and even better that the formula is great.

    Gillian fromGlam Up Everyday x

  4. Replies
    1. I need some Lime Crime lipsticks in my life :)

  5. The formula looks amazing! Great photos!

  6. SO prettty xxx

  7. Love the packaging!! So cute and the colours look really nice :)

    Jo xx

  8. Gosh, these are so cute! :o Love the packaging, names & shades! :D xo

    Jasmine Catches Butterflies ʚϊɞ

  9. Love the veg ingredients!! Need to get hold of some :D

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  10. The packaging is very pretty! x

  11. These look really cute in their packaging and the shades look amazing. Loving them all, actually, lol!

  12. Their packaging is so Limecrime-esque! Definitely going to look into them. x

  13. Oh wow, that packaging! <3

    Cherry Pie looks extra gorgeous on you, but they all look so pretty :)

    Danielle xx
    Danielleyc | UK Beauty, fashion & lifestyle blog

  14. Just look at the amazing cupcake packaging! Awesome colours as well. x

    Shang J.| The Feminine Crusade

  15. They look really cute, I love their shade names! xx
    Gemma ♥ | Miss Makeup Magpie

  16. i like the lipstick colors, but the packaging is really getting on my nerves.. it looks like limecrime meeting etude house. i don't even know who released the products/the packaging first, so i don't know who's 'copying' who, but this just looks so weird!

    1. I love the packaging and it doesn't look weird in my opinion. The colour reminds me of Lime Crime, but the shape is totally different and the writing is a different colour. I don't think they were trying to copy LC or Etude House.

  17. There are so many different kinds of lipstick packaging that you can't even try to compare things anymore. You can only be so unique when it comes to packaging. With that being said, I like the packaging and I think it's really cute!

  18. LOVE the peach one!! Love them all!

  19. All these pictures are so cute... Makes me want them!
    The colors are also very nice,

  20. I love the packaging& the shades looks great!

    Btw I love your review & swatches, you always have such great photos of all different aspects of the product!


    A Brunette In The City

  21. Want these!! The packaging is perfect x

  22. Aww those are so sweet, really similar to lime crime, I love the packaging! Peach one is gorgeous! x


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