I love budget makeup brands, especially when it comes to lip products. The latest additions to my extensive collection are the I HEART MAKEUP Wow Sticks* (£2.99 each) and I am pretty impressed with them.
There are 8 shades in total, all super pigmented and waterproof! They are creamy (slightly waxy), very easy to apply and long lasting. Once applied, they set to a matte finish. The darker shades last on me for over 8 hours and the lighter peachy colours stay put for around 4 hours.
Wow sticks have a completely matte finish, but two of the pink colours contain a little bit of shimmer (Sunday Girl & Hanging On The Telephone). I noticed that the lighter the shade the more drying the formula, but the pink, red and berry colours don't feel drying on the lips. They don't accentuate dry patches either, which is fab for such a cheap product.
The only problem I have with the product is the lack of shade names on the actual WOW Sticks. Once they are out of the cardboard packaging, you will only know the name if you remember it or if you check online.
|Left to Right: Sunday Girl, Atomic, Call Me, Maria.|
|Left to right: Heart Of Glass, Dreaming, Rap-ture, Hanging On The Telephone.|
|wearing Sunday Girl|
Overall - fab product, but I would LOVE to see some dark nude shades in this range. I adore the formula, but I am currently obsessed with 90's nude lips and I think that a 'Kylie Jenner shade' would be an instant sell-out! Please, please, please Makeup Revolution - add some nude shades to this range!
I HEART MAKEUP Wow Sticks are available from www.makeuprevolutionstore.com.