SUQQU Xmas 2016 Color Collection Limited Edition Lipsticks | Creamy Glow Lipsticks EX-01 Sae Bara, EX-02 Kan Botan and EX-03 Awa Momoka
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I thought I'd get a move on and get these swatches up on line, while they are still in stock (here, non-affiliated). Of that xmas color collection designed by makeup artist Jorge Balzaretti, three limited edition Creamy Glow lipsticks were released. I swatched and detailed the other pieces of the collection in this post (here). I'd received the red shade EX-01 Sae Bara from the brand, and also ended up picking up the other two shades. Creamy Glows are the much favored high slip formula that is currently only available in the UK from SUQQU and the first time (I think) that limited edition shades have been received. I prefer a more creamy formula (like the d/c Bright Ups), but the Cream Glows are intensely pigmented and feather light.
I find description of any shades being universally flattering kind of weird. These colors are very pretty, but I don't find them among my best suited shades, except for the neutral red Sae Bara.
My friend mentioned as well that this iteration of Creamy Glow feels different than the original permanent line up. It doesn't quite have nearly the one-swipe opaque level of pigmentation, although can be layered to full coverage. And for me, not as slippy as the other permanent Creamy Glows. It's a little balmier in texture.
EX-01 Sae Bara* is a neutral to warm red. Bright and cheery. I love this shade.
EX-02 is a cool toned bright pink.
EX-03 Awa Momoka is a peachy nude, with a warm yellow undertone and some pink.
I would say of the three, the nude Awa Momoka is the least successful on me. But usually for a nude like that, I prefer a much more intense and deep eye look to balance out the un-deadness of such a shade. I like that it isn't concealer beige and has enough color in it to be more wearable.
I planned on (and still might) comparing some of these shades to some other similar ones for a new round of Compare Contrast series. I feel like I have other very similar shades that perform very differently on me! So more on that...