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Guest Lizzie McTrucker

Covergirl 18-hour Shinewear

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Guest Lizzie McTrucker

OMG, this stuff is amazing!

While shopping about a week ago I decided to try Covergirl's 18-hour shinewear lip color. I bought it in a darker red color to wear with my dark colored clothes and actually agonized over what shade to get because since it supposedly lasts all day I didn't want to get a shade I hated.

Okay so the directions state to apply the color and then not touch your lips together for a minute while the color sets.

...really? *sigh* alright...

So I put the color on, making sure it all looked symmetric and even and all that. (normally with regular lipstick I'd just apply it to the majority of my lips and then smoosh them together and such to spread out the color, but..couldn't do that with this). One minute passes just after the "I feel like a blow-up doll" thought hits me. I close my lips and I feel this weird coating on my lips that appears to be moisture proof.

I check myself in the mirror to see how it looks and, ladies, my lips looked amazing!

Now granted, this stuff stays on and doesn't come off without makeup remover. It's straw proof. touch proof. I'm guessing it's kiss proof. food proof. The package comes with a tube of clear topcoat to apply over it to give your lips some shine and I really only used that whenever I stepped out of the truck and wanted to make sure I looked better than at least one other women whenever I went inside somewhere.

The great thing is, no matter what I did...my lips still looked awesome. Every time I'd check my face to see how my makeup was, my lips still looked awesome.

Keep in mind, when you're applying the color you do have a little bit of time to fix any mistakes before the color sets, but once it's set...it's set!

They say it lasts up to 18 hours. Mine was still looking good after 12 before I finally had to take it off. Now some color will fleck off, like if you put the topcoat on and then blot your lips with a napkin if you're about to eat or something but it wasn't noticeable.

So if you're looking for a lip color that lasts all day and don't mind having a weird film-like coating on your lips that makes them feel weird but won't come off unless you use makeup remover, then I highly suggest this. Covergirl 18-hour shinewear. (it's not cheap tho, I think mine was around $9)

Next trip I'm looking for a regular every day goes with anything color. :D

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Guest ~Brenda~

Thank you Lizzy!!!

That is so awesome! I never tried any of he specialty lip gloss type things. I always used standard libstick (smooshing my lips together to get that uniform look). I am going to try it though!! Knowing me, I'll forget because it is so ingrained in me to smoosh my lips that I'll mess up a few times before I get it right.



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Guest mia 1

Great Lizzy. Wondering where you have been. Keep posting......we love to hear from you......Mia

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Guest Kayliegh

Hi Lizzy -

I've tried it too and you're right, it dosen't come off unless you take it off.


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Guest AllisonD

I really like the cover girl $6 lipsticks, especially the 445 hot pink and 500 cranberry. So weird, since I also buy $30 lipsticks from Macy's. I'll have to look for the same colors in this 18 lipstick, that would be really convenient, particularly since I swim and my face comes off (Ok, eyeliner & lipstick) in the shower before I get in the pool.

I am so used to touching up lipstick 4 times a day that it will be a nice change to be able to forget about it. I must try this out.


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