NYX Cosmic Metal Lip Cream - Galactic - #CMLC01
Dark Grey With Silver Shimmer
Intense, multidimensional color collides with the glistening effect of gloss for out-of-this world lips like you’ve never seen before. Now available in six more nude-based shades—from champagne gold and pink to a gorgeous deep brown laced with blue shimmer—our creamy-smooth Cosmic Metals Lip Cream covers your lips in lustrous color and a dazzling metallic finish that feels and looks like a gloss.
I have the shade Electromagnetic, which is a teal with blue glitter. It is a very bright shade by itself, but the glitter bumps it up another notch. It's definitely a statement colour! The Cosmic Metal Lip Creams have a very particular formula that some will love and others will hate. The formula is a thick, slightly sticky gloss that you will feel on your lips. Despite being wet and obviously easy to smear/transfer, it doesn't feather out of the lip line and lasts a good amount of time so long as you don't eat a meal, wearing quite evenly. It is very pigmented and only needs one layer to reach full opacity. It isn't overly hydrating, but it isn't drying. It has no scent or taste and doesn't irritate my lips or the skin around them.If you're a fan of glossy formulas and don't mind the extra care you have to take to keep looking good, these are really lovely lip creams with unusual colours and great pigmentation.
I got this in Galactic which is the glittery metallic gunmetal colour for my Halloween costume. I absolutely will not be using this. I'm giving it 2 lippies because the packaging is good and the colour is gorgeous. This goes on like a thick, sticky gloss which is ok and to be expected,, but it is quite gloopy as well and I could just not make it work. I tried it alone, applying with a lip brush, over lip primer, with lip liner and a combination of things. It just doesn't want to stay on my lips. It seems to want to settle on my teeth and glob up in patches on my lips. I think this would be great for photoshoots, but there is no way I can conceive of eating, drinking, or talking with this on. It just slides all over my mouth in a sticky, oily way. Maybe it's the colour I got because this has high ratings around the net, but I just can't do it. Wearing this would involve too much maintenance to make sure it stayed put.
I don't know what other shade I'd want so no to rebuy. But I got Metropolitan Nights it's really pretty! I saw it on my fave YTer. But I can't get it to stay in a precise line on my Cupid's bow. It's very frosty which I love. I don't normally buy from this line. What I have bought has been very good. I have lip products, liquid eyeliner, lipliners, eyeshadow palette, & brows products. All very good. I don't go to target much & ulta like never so Macy's dot com sells NYX or else eBay so i get it there. This lipgloss is thick & sticky u don't mind that but others may object. Contains phlalates.
The pigmentation is incredible!! I have speed of light and i like to wear just a little bit of product and spread it on my lips so it does't look too metallic and it's more and every day look. surprisingly it's not to sticky and pretty comfortable to wear
I tried Electromagnetic (teal) and I have to admit how impressed I was with ease of application. The formula is thick enough to not slip around when going around the outside of your lips and I didn't find it sticky. (Also, it didn't feather, which was REALLY impressed by.) I expected it to set a little, not like a liquid matte but to not stay like a gloss. Warning, it does stay like a gloss. I put it through the ultimate food test (a burger) and it did not survive, as expected. The bigggest thing about it is staining, so you have to commit to wearing it lest you just end up with a creepy green stain on your mouth. There's no way I would buy the "normal" colours, pretty as they are, because there are alternatives that have less of the unpleasant qualities, but the experimental colours are gorgeous and for $7.50, I'm willing to put up with the issues.