L.A. Girl Matte Pigment Gloss in Dreamy


As a lipstick addict, I must say that I don't own a huge number of lip products (ok, I have to define what I mean by huge number).  And yes, I envy the girls who do. And yes, I want to have a big collection of makeup products but let's get real, I know that with a minimum wage and the fact that I am not going to use all these products, my purchases have reduced.  Also, I tend to buy affordable products and I am very pleased with the quality of some affordable brands like the L.A. Girl Cosmetics.


The L.A. Girl Matte Pigment Gloss in Dreamy is not a gloss; it's a thick liquid lipstick so pigmented I have never seen this thickness in a product before. This product is supposed to deliver a rich and intense colour to the lips, and it does.  It is long lasting, lasts up to 6 hours (at least on my lips).  I love the colour which is a brownish orange shade and although I am not a huge fan of orange lips, this one looks lovely on me.  

But sadly, this liquid product must be the driest thing I have ever used on my lips. OMG, I have never experienced such a discomfort.  As soon as you apply the product and it is still liquid, everything is ok.  But minutes later, nightmare! My lips were extremely dry, I used to lick them every 5 seconds to moisten them and I wanted this thing off my lips as soon as possible. 

But for the sake of testing this product out, I left it to see it's performance.  As I said above, it lasted 6 hours on my lips but in the meantime, it started flaking so bad. Also, it was extremely hard to remove, and I notice that when I I swatched it at the back of my hand, I tried to remove it with a makeup removing wipe and it was not easy.



This lip product is a huge disappointment! Have you tried any of these?

38 comments

  1. I was thinking of getting this but not anymore. Thank for sharing.

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  2. YES in fact I bought all the shades like an idiot and they all ended up being a streaky nightmare! I threw them all away.
    Beautetude

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    1. Oh such a pity, thankfully I ordered only this one.

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  3. I haven't tried this but I always thought they would be quite good as the concealers are pretty popular! Such a shame!

    Anika | anikamay.co.uk

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    1. The concealers are a dream, they are so good but it's a shame for this one.

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  4. Haven't tried it but the color looks so so gorgeous! Love a matte finish! Xx

    www.thefashionfolks.com

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  5. Thats such a shame, I've only ever used their concealers before. Definitely won't being trying these!
    A Blushing Beauty Blog x

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  6. The colour of this is so pretty, what a shame it's so drying! x

    Kate Louise Blogs

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  7. Never tryed,
    thanks for sharing your opinion,
    Emma
    www.emmalovesfashion.com

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  8. I love honest reviews like this. I am so happy that I know these are not great, because I totally would have gotten them if I seen them! Thankyou!

    Chloe | chloexo2015.blogspot.com

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  9. Such a pretty shade!

    xo, Liz
    http://lipstickandconfetti.com

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  10. Too bad, this didn't work out for you. The color is beautiful. I haven't tried any of these yet but I think I will like to try some. Thanks for the heads-up though. :)


    Chaste & Beautiful

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  11. Thank you for your honest review! It doesn't really matter how great the staying power is if it makes your lips look flaky! Thanks for sharing.

    Love Lindsey
    http://www.thenomisniche.com/

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  12. I've never tried LA Girl before, will definitely be avoiding this! Really appreciate an honest review xx

    http://www.thatnewdress.com

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  13. Have not tried these. The colour is so pretty though but it's a shame it's so drying.

    Face to Curls | http://facetocurls.com

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  14. The color looks lovely! Bummer that the formulation was super drying! Thanks for letting us know!

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  15. I am hoping one day I will have a huge lipstick collection *daydreaming* haha :) 6 hours lasting is pretty good, however it is shame that it is really drying, I hate drying formulas, so I will definitely skip it!

    Ela BellaWorld

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  16. It looks so beautiful and very pigmented! I'd love to try it x Great review


    www.beautiliciousd.blogspot.com

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  17. I love this shade and how pigmented it looks, lovely!

    fourcatsplusus.co.uk | Amy x

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  18. I'm sorry to hear they don't work on you. I haven't try any from LA Girl, but I will make sure to stay away from this one.

    Selene Addicted

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  19. Such a shame, i was thinking of buying this but i definitely won't be now! Thanks for the honest review!


    Darriyan xo
    www.darriyancateland.co.uk

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  20. What a pretty color! I've never tried any of L.A. Girl lip products before :)

    Blessings,
    Edye | Http://gracefulcoffee.wordpress.com

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  21. Oh gosh, that does not sound very good! You can't get LA girl products in the UK anyway though!
    Aleeha xXx
    http://www.halesaaw.com/

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  22. The shade looks really good, it's a shame that this product was so disappointing. I haven't tried these lipsticks and now I don't think I will xx

    113-things-to-say.blogspot.com

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  23. What a pity, I've heard so many mentions of flaking for matte glosses since they've become so popular - massive shame as some shades that flake are SO gorgeous, like this one for example!! Have a fab weekend :)

    aglassofice.com
    x

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  24. I'm currently addicted to matte lipsticks. I started having three and now my cousins give me more. Haha :) I like the color of yours.

    xoxo,
    SHAIRA
    www.missdream-girl.blogspot.com

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  25. I've never tried their lip products before but I do like their HD Concealer! xx

    Gemma ♡ Miss Makeup Magpie

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  26. I've never heard of them before, but as I've read your review I defintely won't try them..thanks for sharing :)


    What about following each other?

    Caro x

    http://nilooorac.com/

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  27. Aww such a shame it's not the best product as it is a lovely colour! I worry most matte shades would be too drying.


    Away From The Blue Blog

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  28. I've seen these around but I do not have any interest purchasing this. It looks so disappointing, especially after reading your review. Thanks so much for your honesty! <3

    xx BASH |   go say   H E Y   B A S H

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  29. Thats terrible! The pigment is unreal though, maybe theres a way you can still use it? haha!
    Kathy x
    www.alongcamekathy.blogspot.co.nz

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  30. This looks like a great lipstick. I am currently obsessed with liquid matte lipsticks!

    I write Mademoiselle Meets Maquillage and Macaroons and I would love for you to give it a read, maybe we can follow each other on social media?

    www.mademoisellemeetsmaquillageandmacaroons.com

    Deepti xx

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  31. The shade is so pretty. Wish it wasn't drying.

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