NYX Soft Matte Lip Cream In Stockholm: Swatches & Review

by Sub Editor Akanksha on July 26, 2013

in Lip Products, lipgloss, Lipsticks, Nyx, Reviews

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NYX Soft Matte Lip Cream In Stockholm: Swatches & Review

Guest Review By Guest Blogger Lancy (Dusky Skin Tone)

Product Description: Neither lipstick nor lip gloss, this matte lip cream is a new kind of lip color that goes on silky smooth and sets to a matte finish. Soft Matte Lip Cream is surprisingly durable and, unlike some matte lipstick formulas, also moisturizing.

My Views

NYX Soft Matte Lip Cream Stockholm is a beautiful peachy nude without shimmer. It looks kind of drab in the tube but a bit brighter on the lips . The color payoff is good enough to cover pigmented lips in a single swipe and the formula is super creamy- it glides onto the lips like a dream. After application, it dries to perfect matte finish in a couple of minutes.  All matte lovers out there will fall in love with this lip cream’s finish.

Since it is matte, it tends to dry out the lips after a couple of hours. Hence, if you have dry lips, it is advisable to apply this lip cream over a moisturizing lip balm. On extremely dry lips, it settles into fine lines if not worn the proper way. Exfoliation is a must before application to carry this kind of finish or else it might end up looking cakey with fine lines . It comes in a neat sleek tube with a soft, doe foot applicator. The packaging makes it travel friendly and convenient to use.

The staying power of these Nyx Soft Matte Lip Creams ranges between 2-4 hours and this lip cream doesn’t leave any tint behind after fading off.  It smells similar to caramel and I absolutely love it! If you are somewhere between dusky to dark, this particular shade ‘Stockholm’ might wash out on your skin tone. This shade suits fair-medium skin girls the best. This shade is very apt to be worn with heavy kohled Smokey eyes or any other bright eye makeup look. It will look absolutely natural on light skinned girls. On my dusky skin, it looks so pale and so I never wear this lip cream without a good makeup base.  And I always ensure to wear it in light hand to avoid end up looking with ‘cakey lips’.

If you are fond of bright nude lip colors and peach shade, then you will like NYX Stockholm lip cream.

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Pros of NYX Soft Matte Lip Cream Stockholm:

  1. A beautiful peachy nude shade to pair up with heavy eye makeup
  2. Extremely creamy and gliding texture
  3. Dries to a matte finish
  4. Contains no messy shimmer
  5. Stays for a decent time
  6. Convenient packaging
  7. Smells like mild caramel candy

Cons of NYX Soft Matte Lip Cream Stockholm:

  1. Lip exfoliation is must to avoid it getting settled into fine lines
  2. If applied too much, it might look cakey on lips
  3. This shade Stockholm will wash out darker skin tones

Rating:  A

Price:  $6 (Around 600-700 in India)

Recommendation: NYX Stockholm Soft Matte Lip Cream is a beautiful  nude shade with a bit of peach in it. If you are a lover of nude lip colors with equally good pigmentation, then this shade is for you! Matte lovers will like it too. However, if you have dry lips, don’t forget to exfoliate and moisturize your lips prior application, and try this if you are fair to medium tone.

About The Blogger

Lancy is just 18 years old girl from Chennai who loves all everything about skincare, hair care, beauty, fashion and makeup. Her blog Makeup and Beauty Home (MABH) is a HOME for beauty product reviews, makeup tutorials, natural skin and hair care tips, DIY beauty recipes, beauty ideas and many other beautilicious things that would attract and help women around the world.

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{ 12 comments… read them below or add one }

Preeti Kaur July 27, 2013 at 12:38 am

It is looking amazing on you Lancy. Nice review as usual :)


Lancy July 27, 2013 at 8:42 pm

Thank you so much Preeti! :)


Supria July 27, 2013 at 1:39 am

Good detailed review Lancy. This colour will definitely wash me out!


Lancy July 27, 2013 at 8:43 pm

Thanks Supria!


kayennat July 27, 2013 at 3:05 am

This colour looks gorgeous on you, and I LOVE YOUR EYES. They are beautiful.


Lancy July 27, 2013 at 8:46 pm

Thank you so much Kayennat! :)


Abhi July 27, 2013 at 9:50 am

A girl can never have enough lip colours….loving this nude peachy colour on u.
N ur so stunning..beautiful features :)


Lancy July 27, 2013 at 8:47 pm

Aww.. Thanks Abhi :)


Embellished July 27, 2013 at 3:27 pm

I have this and love it. :D


Clothes and Creativity July 27, 2013 at 3:52 pm

That’s a nice shade!


Gowthami July 27, 2013 at 6:14 pm

very pretty shade :)


deepti July 28, 2013 at 7:51 pm

luks great on you Lancy :)


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