Sunday, 15 September 2013

New Max Factor Giant Lip Pencils Review

Max Factor have just brought out some brand new 'lip pencils'. They're sort of like a spin off from crayons to look at, and after seeing the advertisement for them (which is beautiful) I was quite looking forward to trying one out!

I LOVE this image! Gorgeous hair and lips!

The first thing I want to point out it that these are NOT twist up, from what I can tell! I think you have to SHARPEN them, as I spent a good deal of time attempting to spin the bottom in an effort to get more out, to no avail! If this is a case, I think that's a realllly bad idea, a lot of unnecessary effort  and a bit silly, to be honest!

I tried the red pencil as shown in the advert.

It's easy to apply because of the shape, which means you don't really need a lip liner. It has great pigmentation, and looks very bright on the lips with just one slick. However, I can't say I'm a massive fan of the texture. It's a bit sticky, I found my hair sticking to it when I stepped outside, and I even had some transfer on to my teeth - something that has NEVER happened with other lipsticks I've used! I do love the colour, though again it doesn't have the depth that it seems to have in the advert, and I'd say the staying power is alright - nothing more, nothing less!

I'm still in love with the visual, enough to think about dying my hair that colour!

What do you guys think?



  1. These look great. Stunning on. Shame about the texture x

  2. love the hair. the lip color looks fab on you