illamasqua Eurydice lipstick

Illamasqua Eurydice
Illamasqua Eurydice

Illamasqua Eurydice lipstick* £15.50

available online from Tuesday 17th April…

Last month, Illamasqua unleashed an explosion of shades and textures on the makeup world with their new Spring Summer ’12 collection – Human Fundamentalism. We were catapulted into a chaos of colours and unconformity with a teal lipstick and bold yet contrasting eyeshadow palettes heading up the eclectic range. A month on and just as we begin to lapse into a calm and muted state, Illamasqua have triggered the second evolution as six new lines are added to the Human Fundamentalism collection. This aftershock brings us two new super-bright lipsticks (Eurydice and Liable – a rich scarlet/orange) and a rainbow of four daring eyeshadows (Fledging – bright green, Hype – bold yellow, Inception – rich violet, Vapour – tangerine orange).

illamasqua Eurydice

Eurydice is described as a bright pink lipstick, pure and simple. It is staggering fluorescent in the tube, with evident blue-ish undertones which makes it a treat for the whiteness of your teeth. The pigmentation is bold and unfaltering, really staining the lips throughout the day and long after you have removed it. The finish is extremely matte and is very unforgiving if you have the slightest of dry lips. There is so much I love about this lipstick such as the intense colour, matte finish and amazing lasting-power (it really won’t fade!), but one things that disappoints me is the consistency. I like my lipsticks like I like my chocolate – smooth and creamy, but with Eurydice it is quite hard work when it comes to the application. I would definitely advised priming your lips first with a bit of balm before applying Eurydice, so that it smoothes on easier without pulling or tugging the skin. If only the texture was a little bit softer, it would make this beauty of a lipstick even more beautiful.

Are you enticed by Eurydice?

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35 Comments

  1. 15th April 2012 / 3:56 pm

    ASOS were carrying this as an exclusive a few weeks ago and I caved and bought it. I agree that it is drying but the colour! Oh the colour! Nothing lasts like an Illamasqua lipstick on my lips.

  2. 15th April 2012 / 4:16 pm

    Such a pretty colour ! It really suits your skin tone ! xx

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  3. 15th April 2012 / 4:23 pm

    WOW, this colour is MENTAL! I kinda want it but am certain it'd completely overpower my face!

  4. 15th April 2012 / 4:59 pm

    Great review! An amazing colour, but I just wouldn't dare. I love it on others, but not for myself I think. 🙂 xx

  5. 15th April 2012 / 5:05 pm

    Loved this review and the lipstick looks like pure perfection. So gorgeous!

  6. 15th April 2012 / 5:12 pm

    Fanstastic shade, looks beautiful! 🙂

  7. 15th April 2012 / 5:47 pm

    Gorgeous colour lipstick! Great review x

  8. 15th April 2012 / 5:52 pm

    amazing colour!!xx

  9. 15th April 2012 / 6:20 pm

    What a beautiful colour! Perfect for summer!x

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  10. 15th April 2012 / 6:20 pm

    Gorgeous colour. I love Illamasqua lipstick shade range, I own 6 myself, but the formula is so naughty! Can't wear them everyday as much as I'd love to!

  11. 15th April 2012 / 6:38 pm

    I am, bright lipsticks are so pretty for summer x

  12. 15th April 2012 / 7:07 pm

    Oh my gosh. STUNNING colour.

  13. 15th April 2012 / 7:09 pm

    wow what a bright colour! looks great on you though x

  14. 15th April 2012 / 7:34 pm

    I'd love to see a photo with the rest of your face in it, so we can see how it looks with your hair and skin colour, it looks amazing here! I so want it, but I'd be nervous!

  15. 15th April 2012 / 10:01 pm

    Love this. It's really similar in tones to Scandal but it's obviously a lot darker.
    I'm not really into my Scandal lipstick by Illamasqua because it is too light so I think I'll get this!

    I love their packaging.

  16. 15th April 2012 / 10:34 pm

    such a great shade, I love it. x

  17. 15th April 2012 / 10:54 pm

    What a gorgeous colour, still debating whether I'm brave enough to try a bright pink lipstick 🙂 xx

  18. 16th April 2012 / 12:12 am

    WOW that colour is amazing! Really want that lipstick now! 🙂 x

  19. 16th April 2012 / 1:03 am

    OMG i am in love with this lipstick!!! and to boot, it looks amazing on you!!

  20. 16th April 2012 / 7:59 am

    Love this colour 🙂 x

  21. 16th April 2012 / 8:45 am

    Jeez louise! What a shade! Have you tried any of the new eyeshadows yet?

  22. 16th April 2012 / 8:57 am

    Gorgeous colour, it looks amazing on you 🙂

  23. 16th April 2012 / 11:56 am

    Wow, this is such a gorgeous colour! 🙂

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    xx

  24. 16th April 2012 / 12:21 pm

    It does look extremely matte and a tad drying, but the colour is so vibrant and striking!

  25. 16th April 2012 / 6:48 pm

    Whoaaa! Looks like the ultimate hot pink lipstick!

  26. 18th April 2012 / 10:54 pm

    Omigod that color is incredible. I'm buying it now now now!!

  27. 27th April 2012 / 10:47 pm

    This is such an amazing colour 🙂 xx