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Wednesday, June 1, 2016

Kylie Metal Matte Lipstick in Reign, King K And Heir Review & Swatches

Just as I thought I was through with Kylie Jenner and her lip kits, she came out with METALS, GLOSSES and a PURPLE lipstick. All of which I love. So for the next three weeks, I'll review each for you. Let's start with the metals! The Kylie Metal Matte Lipsticks ($18) can be purchased individually or as a set. My thoughts on each are below.

supersweet(run & buy it) sweet(really good,buy it) bittersweet(ok, issues)not sweet(not good,don't buy this stuff) 
  Kylie Metal Matte Lipsticks in Reign, King K and Heir are Supersweet

Let me preface this review by saying, these are the lightest feeling metal lipsticks I've ever applied to my lips. LOL The formula is whisper thin & light as a feather, but the color pay-off is amazing. Another thing that puzzled me, was they were not liquid-y. It's a dry formula, but it doesn't make your lips dry. Amazing. They're also not sticky. These also have the same great cake scent, I love. Now the colors...


Kylie Metal Matte Lipstick in Heir

Heir is described on her website as a pinkish gold metallic and she's right. But it definitely leans more on the pink side. It's almost a peachy pink. You guys know how I feel about pink! Sometimes they work for me and sometimes they don't. This one is ok on me, but I think it would look better on a lighter skin tone. It's perfect for Summer.


Kylie Metal Matte Lipstick in King K

King K is described on her website as a soft metallic gold. Right again! It reminds me of a rose gold. I love bronze & gold colors.  I thought I had a metallic gold lipstick/lipgloss in my collection (and I do)'s Anastasia Beverly Hills lip gloss in Gilded, but it gives off a different effect than this. Also I have my NYX Wicked Lipstick in Wrath, but it's a bronze. A beauty blogger knows her collection! HaHaHa So not having anything like King K is refreshing to own.

 Kylie Metal Matte Lipstick in Reign

Reign is my absolute personal favorite. For some reason, I rock darker colors better. Give me the reds ... the purples etc. On her site, Reign is described as a Bronzy Copper Metallic.  This shade has several colors going on...It's purple...It's maroon...It's Copper and maybe a little Bronze. It's a mix of colors. It's very beautiful and I think would look great especially on medium skin tones and darker. It's similar to Dose of Colors Teddy. Reign is the color her BFF Jordyn wore (see my post here). As you can see it shows up more purple on me. It's amazing how lip products can look differently on various skin tones. So I love this one.


 Contour vs No Contour

I decided to compare Reign to Dose of Colors Corset. Corset is definitely more purple. As mentioned above, it's closer to Dose of Colors Teddy (which was limited edition). While I was comparing the two, I couldn't help but notice my nose. LOL It looked so much slimmer in the Corset picture. I forgot I contoured! HaHaHa I purchased a lot of contouring palettes last year, but never used them or reviewed them due to the remodeling of my home. Just now playing with them and I see the difference. It really does slim down your face! So you guys are my witness! If anyone says Kim had a nose job...That is TOTALLY NOT TRUE! Contour baby! :D


  1. You are great at contouring Kim! Really enhances your cheekbones! :)

    I really like that Reign colour on you too, just like you I think it's my favourite of the trio you tried :)

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  2. Reign is your color Kim!! Oh wow, these are so beautiful...I really am digging the metallic effect.

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  3. Hi Kim, I would love to know what contouring palettes you bought and will you feature them on your blog? The Kylie lip in Reign looks gorgeous on you. xoxo

  4. Hi Kim! You look beautiful in both pictures, but I had no idea contouring could make such a big difference. Wowzah!!!!

  5. I love the darker shade on you the contour image well done you do see a difference.

  6. Lol you made me laugh Kim, you have a nice nose the same! Btw, they are very cool, Reign is my fave too. Kisses! xo

  7. Ehrmagerd! Reign looks so fab on you, Kim! And woot! Love your contouring job:) Just lovely, dahling!

  8. They look amazing on you!! Love the metallic finish

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  9. Those are pretty and yaaaaas, nose contour on fleek! :)

  10. Metallic lipsticks are definitely not my thing, but the formula of these sounds just amazing, Kim! And I have to say, I am really impressed by your contouring skills, I can't wait to read more about the contouring kits you've been experimenting with :)

  11. Reign and Corset do look kind of similar and both are pretty on you. You did a great job with the coutouring Kim! It looks really natural!

  12. Stunning shades! I love the metallic but not sure I would wear it. Cool to see them on you! They look amazing


  13. I love all three shades, all of which are perfect for the summer! She's really rolling out some amazing and uniquely formulated products! I know, the right contour application can make all the difference to our face shapes and features. YOU look gorgeous pre and post contour ;) Thanks so much for sharing, gorgeous, and I hope you're having a great start to your new month!



  14. I love the sheen on all of these. They look fabulous on you too Kim!

  15. all three shades are lovely but you look amazing in the reign with the contoured nose.

  16. Reign is absolutely stunning on you, Kim! I'm always awed at how you are able to get your hands on these so fast! Sounds like the formula on these is awesome too, lightweight lip products are the BEST!
    I'm not much of a contouring person, but I'm going to start giving it a try, you look great!
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  17. Reign looks amazing on you! And dang girl, you contour like a pro, you nose does look so much slimmer in the Corset picture! May I know what you use to contour?

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  18. These sound really nice. I have seen people mix King K and Heir. Reign looks fab on you! That is my favorite as it goes great with your skin tone. I also can see a huge difference with the contouring! I used to contour a year or so ago but got lazy. It def makes a difference! Great review Kim!

  19. Oh wow these look so beautiful king Kong and reign are definitely my favourite between the three better suited for my skin tone
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  20. Great post. x These shades look great. x

  21. I love both Reign and King K on you! Those are stunning! Heir is pretty too, and you're right that it's nice for summer! And it's so crazy on how much difference contouring makes!! You are both stunning with and without contouring, but seeing that makes me want to try contouring my nose too LOL!

  22. What an excellent review! I've been thinking about these lip products for quite some time & you make me quite intrigued to try them on my own! xx Adaleta Avdic

  23. Oooh thank you for doing this review Kim because I totally bought the dupes (Coulour Pop) after Kylie's sold out so fast a few months ago. I liked them, but wasn't a huge fan of the matte and now I think these metal mattes are gorgeous! I agree the Reign is my favorite on you. You totally rocked the Kardashian makeup with the contour. I love how they do their makeup and love the contour nose job secret at the end. Hehe!

  24. Reign looks fantastic on you! It seems to be the most wearable in this collection. These are so much fun! I find the word "Matte" included in the name to be quite hilarious!

  25. I'm surprised but actually really like the pink metallic shades. I love pinks since I'm fair and the metallics are cool!

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  26. Hahaha love the contour Kim!! Lol it really does make a difference I noticed it myself! Love these colors on you too but I love reign the most! I love darker colors on myself also, it goes well with your skin tone! Love it!

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