A couple of minutes later, I reached out to swatch the Erasable Liner and got the shock of my life.
Here's the review and swatches of the green Barry M Touch of Magic Lip Paint (TMLP).
Packaging of Barry M TMLP lipstick
A straightforward black square tube. Matte finish, except the edges, and the gold Barry M. on top gives it a classy look.
Formula of Barry M TMLP lipstick
Nicely hydrating and creamy. It feels exactly like a lip balm, more so than any other lipstick and even some balms.
Pigmentation. The others were sheerer. Bourjois was a gloss. Barry M even has buildable coverage - accidentally swipe it a few times more and you get deep berry pink. You can call this a pigmented lip stain rather than proper creamy lipstick. I sometimes end up swiping more product on because you can't see the colour appear rightaway.
Staying power of Barry M Touch of Magic Lip PaintIt lasts through rain, shine, food and drink. Even friends with lips that can't hold on to M.A.C. ProLongWear are happy with this one. I've had this lipstick stay on after a shower.
Price of Barry M Touch of Magic Lip PaintRetails at £4.49 at Boots. Can't remember how much that was in the Gulf, but I don't think I paid more than 30 riyals.
Swatches of Barry M Touch of Magic Lip PaintHere's what it looks like on the fingertips in natural light. On the left side, multiple swipes. On the right, just one swipe. I've blotted the swatch to the right a bit.
I absolutely love pulling the green lipstick out of my bag and applying it in front of people :D A novelty that packs in great quality, staying power and pigmentation and creaminess, for a very reasonable price! Why aren't these made compulsory by law already? And Barry M, please introduce your range into every country on the globe. I have a feeling even world peace could follow.
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