Absolute Matte lipstick try-on

Hi dolls! So I was out running errands and walked by a beauty supply store and of course it was screaming “Come inside… find something to buy” and I’m like “ummmmm… ok… sure” lol. So I saw a display of matte lipsticks from the brand Absolute… they were $2.99 each. I say to myself hey why not grab a red and a pink since those are my go to lip colors and try something different, so I grabbed a blue. I don’t normally go for a matte look unless I’m going somewhere super special. My lips are big and I have a fear of them looking dry. Take a peek below at the colors!

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There will only be pics of the pink (crimson) and the red (dark red) colors as the blue lipstick is a shiny formula that was mixed in with the matte so I decided to take pics of the true matte colors.
WITH FLASH
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WITHOUT FLASH
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The formula is actually a bit creamy. I wouldn’t say it’s a matte formula at all. It’s not dry and it applies pretty smoothly. However, it feathers a little bit when you apply. You will see what I mean in the pictures below. If you’re looking for a dry, matte look these aren’t the lipsticks for you. But if you’re like me and like a little sheen to your lips this could be a good simple look if you need something to throw on..the colors aren’t too bright/sticky. My favorite is definitely the deep red although it’s not a dark red as the name suggests. It’s pretty bright to me. See below… these pics are with flash.

Dark Red
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Crimson
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Let me me know below if you have any of the matte colors from the brand Absolute and how you feel about them. Do you think they are a true matte? Are you open to trying them after seeing these pics?  Let me know your thoughts lovebugs!

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