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FASHION 21 Color Lipstick: Black

Fashion 21 black lipstick

"I don't care. I do not owe anyone an explanation. I'm wearing a black lipstick. Period."
~Rattus


QUICK INFO
Awesomeness: 5/5
Scent: Waxy
Texture: Matte
Color Payoff: 4/5
Longevity: 3/5

Retail Price: 100 Pesos
Available in 1 shade: Black
New Weight: 4 grams
Made in Taiwan


Just in time for the Halloween season! Fashion 21 finally released it just on the last week of October 2013. Saktong there was a sale in Landmark Trinoma by the time I got there, so this lippie was only P90 that time.


Fashion 21 black lipstick
I didn't know it was on sale at that time but that 10% off my 19-piece brush set really made my day!


Black lipstick is an intimidating color and many would only dare to wear it for the occasion, but it's a lipstick color that's always associated with rebelliousness, individuality, goth/emo, and even elegance!

Fashion 21 black lipstick
Here's my haul! Brushes from Landmark/Artist Studio, hair stuff, storage box, and lipstick.


While the packaging is not the most fancy and elegant design in the world, it's what keeps this product less that a hundred Pesos! What's important is that it's sturdy. As for the scent, it's just minimal and has a waxy scent.

Fashion 21 black lipstick
It's pretty sturdy.


It's a matte lipstick that glides smoothly on the lips without feeling thick or heavy. There's nothing special with regard to ingredients, but it has Vitamin E and zero preservatives.

Fashion 21 black lipstick
No parabens?


Performance is so-so to be honest. It looks pretty good and stays on as long as you're not eating. Otherwise, you'll just end up with black outline on nude lips if you don't mind re-applying.

Fashion 21 black lipstick



The shade looks pretty good but not so opaquely black. A good 2 or 3 layers would make it robustly black. I'm just happy with this shade coz it's matte and all-black (most of them black lippies out there have undertones of red or purple in them).

Fashion 21 black lipstick
Ok, good enough.


Packaging - 4/5
Formula - 5/5
Shade - 4/5
Performance - 3/5


Why you should have it:
  • Affordable price (on sale in Landmark)
  • Good color payoff
  • Purely black color, no red or purple undertone
  • Does not look overly matte or flat, and has a pouty effect
  • Surdy packaging
Areas for improvement:
  • It looks cheap, but that's what helps to keep the price down ;)


VERRRDICT

This one's a keeper! So happy it's all black since many of the 'dark' lipstick out there have red or purple undertones. I wanted yung black is black talaga. And while it takes a few layers to get my lips all black, finishing with black eyeshadow would do the trick.

Fashion 21 black lipstick
Face: FS Two Way Cake (Chino)
Eyebrows: F21 Duo Eye Enhancer (Dark Copper), F21 Eyebrow Powder Duo
Lashes: lol Cosmetics Waterproof Mascara
Highlight: ELF Healthy Glow Bronzer (Luminance)
Contour: lol Cosmetics Bronzer (Brown Sugar)
Lips: Fashion 21 Color Lipstick (Black)
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