I cannot explain how excited I am to finally have my hands on one of the Kylie Lip Kits! After missing the chance to get one on the last restock, this time around I finally bagged one in the shade Dolce K. I definitely recommend following Kylie Cosmetics on Twitter, I turned on the tweet notifications so I could see when they were restocking and stayed up until midnight in order to get one. I wish I would have tried to get more than one but I am chuffed with what I received.
The lip kits retail at $29 and to ship to the UK costs $14.95. With the exchange rate that worked out at £31.12 so quite reasonable for a lipstick and matching lip liner. I have spent the same in MAC buying those products. Delivery took just over a week which I was very impressed by. I luckily escaped any customs fees but I have heard that some people are getting fees of up to £30! When it arrived I literally squealed, just look at the packaging! It’s stunning. The design is simple yet effective with the infamous dripping Kylie pout and her name across the bottom. The lip kits are also cruelty free which is great news.
The kit contains the Dolce K matte lip product and matching liner. I wish all lipsticks came with their respective liners, such a genius idea. The lipstick has an artificial sweet scent to it but soon disappears once it’s on the lips. The texture of the product is so creamy but can cling to dry patches on the lips. I ensure I moisturise my lips well before applying with either Vaseline or Elizabeth Arden 8 hour cream. The lip pencil has great pigmentation and glides on the lips. This also sets matte and to me feels similar to my MAC lip pencils and does the job. After wearing this all day I did need to re-moisturise my lips but I find this is usually the case with a lot of matte lipsticks.
I would describe the colour as a neutral mid-town brown. The perfect deep nude and the colour I have been after for a long time. When I first wore this lipstick I got so many compliments but friends did seem shocked by the price. I think the lip kits are totally worth every penny and I will definitely add to my collection with more colours! The wear time is great, I don’t have to reapply this more than once during the day and that was just to touch it up after lunch. It set well and didn’t smear or transfer onto other surfaces. Overall I am really happy with this product and really hope to get more shades when they next restock.
Will you be picking up a Kylie Lip Kit or sticking to a dupe? Let me know in the comments what you think.