Estee Lauder Pure Color Envy Sculpting Gloss & Lacquer

February 26, 2016

First there was the Pure Color Envy Sculpting Lipsticks in long-wearing satin finishes, shine, and matte; and the amazing Liquid Lip Potions.  Now Estee Lauder completes the lip collection with the new Pure Color Envy Sculpting Gloss and Lacquer!

Estee Lauder Pure Color Envy Sculpting Gloss & Lacquer

The new Estee Lauder Pure Color Envy Sculpting Gloss and Lacquer collection is designed to be worn either on their own or over a lipstick.  There is a wide range of finishes – cream to shimmer, and sheer to opaque – to suit every need.  The Pure Color Envy Sculpting Gloss is a new high-shine gloss with a lip-loving balm-like formula.  It feels moisturising on my lips, and moulds to the contours of my lips to give a dimensional gel-like glaze.   There are 18 amazing shades to choose from, ranging from nudes to berries and plums.

Estee Lauder Pure Color Envy Sculpting Gloss & Lacquer

Given how opaque some of the glosses are, I almost had a hard time trying to differentiate them from the Pure Color Envy Sculpting Lacquers.  In general, the lacquers have better opacity, and can be thought of as liquid lipsticks with a high-shine finish.  These are not drying on the lips that way most lacquers are, but are as moisturising as the glosses.  They are very long-lasting, do not fade nor wear off on their own.  However, just as with the glosses, these do not last through a meal, and do budge with drinks.  There are 7 shades of lacquers to choose from, all in very wearable hues of pinks, mauves and corals.

Estee Lauder Pure Color Envy Sculpting Gloss Lacquer lip swatches

I have 3 shades of Pure Color Envy Sculpting Glosses and 1 Pure Color Envy Sculpting Lacquer to show you today.

Each of the Gloss and Lacquer contain some level of shimmer, but they feel perfectly comfortable on my lips without any grittiness.  The Lacquer has better opacity than the Glosses, but does sheer out on its own, though buildable.  Even the sheerest gloss can be built up to sufficient colour, so they can be worn on their own as needed.

And here are some full makeup looks to give you an idea of how they look overall:

Chanel Les Beiges Healthy Glow Foundation & Le Blanc Light Creator Whitening Concealer motd

230 Jealous Blush is easily one of my faves this season as it matches just about any makeup look!

Estee Lauder Pure Color Envy Sculpting Gloss Lacquer Thrilling Flame MOTD

270 Thrilling Flame is quite cool-toned and pigmented once built up, and a real stunner!

Estee Lauder Pure Color Envy Sculpting Shimmer Gloss Red Extrovert MOTD

330 Red Extrovert is a more casual way to wear red if you aren’t fond of full-on bold red lips.

Estee Lauder Pure Color Envy Sculpting Shimmer Gloss Flirtatious Magenta MOTD

340 Flirtatious Magenta turns redder once layered, and makes me look fairer!

Overall, loads of fun and colours waiting to be discovered!  These Estee Lauder Pure Color Envy Sculpting Gloss & Lacquers are out in stores now, and retail for SGD44 each.  Have you checked them out yet?

xo Linda

This post featured products that were kindly provided for my consideration.  Regardless, all opinions expressed here are my own honest, unbiased views.