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Lip Gloss Week: Avon Ultra Glazewear Lipgloss

One of the reasons I enjoy doing themed weeks is I get to dig through my baul to look for things to feature. Sometimes, I forget to write about a certain release (due to the volume of stuff I receive), so there's always something interesting to find. For Lip Gloss Week, it's the Avon Ultra Glazewear Lipgloss (P299). I think I've had this since August 2013!

I remember casually swatching this a couple of times, but forgot about it because I was testing out the Avon Vitaluscious Lipstick. Anyway. The Ultra Glazewear is a fairly pigmented collection of glosses that come in rich, eye-catching colors. I like that it's not sticky, but it does feel a bit thick on the lips. 

It flakes minimally as it dries. You can get away with a wearing a lip balm underneath, so go for it if you have dry lips. :) Staying power is average at three hours. It has a gentle caramel scent that doesn't smell cheap to me.

Here be the swatches!

Mauve Movement might not look much on cam, but this is my favorite shade out of the five here. It's a pink-mauve shade that's super flattering on my skin tone. It also has these delicate gold flecks for extra prettiness. This color is also quite pigmented; I only need one layer to get an opaque coverage.

Country Rose is a doll pink that applies streakily. Snore.

Rich Raspberry is a blue-based, slightly deep pink. I might have loved this if it had a more even coverage. 

Tangerine Tango is an orange red. I hear orange lip colors will be hot this summer, so I'm keeping this one nearby! It looks uneven in this swatch but in person it looks perfectly fine.

Fiery Red is a blue-based cherry red. Pretty, but not uncommon. It's very pigmented!

Overall, I recommend you get an Avon Ultra Glazewear Lipgloss if there's a color you like. It's comfy on the lips, it stays put like your average lipstick, and has pigmented gorgeous shades. It's a great gloss, for the price. Try Mauve Movement! I think it would suit most skintones. ;)



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