I’ve always been a bit of a lipgloss queen. At school I collected them in the top pocket of my blazer, and I’ve always got one or two on my at any time (even if I do tend to favour a lip balm on a daily basis). So, I was intrigued when Too Faced released a whole new line of glosses.
Bucking the whole matte lip trend, the Melted Latex glosses are all about the shine. It’s not a subtle sheen either, it’s a full-on slick which you can really build up having a glass-like shine. It’s a fun concept, and one which I’m kind of in love with!
Since they’re marketed as being super shiny, I thought that the Melted Latex glosses would be seriously sticky. Thankfully though, they’re nothing of the sort. Too Faced have worked some sort of magic to make these feel more balmy to apply. There is no discernible scent (surprising from the brand), but the gloss is smooth and even to apply – with the colour staying opaque, even from a single coat.
The first shade I tried was Hopeless Romantic. It’s a warm-toned browny neutral which looks sleek and pulled together. There are 16 shades to choose from, which run the gamut from subtle nudes to the most stunning vampy reds and purples. There is even a take on the iconic Unicorn Tears (a stunning shimmery blue) if you’re feeling adventurous enough!