Saturday, June 7, 2014

Review: Mary Kay Lip Lacquer in Chai Latte

 I received this little pot of goodness from my latest Lust Have It subscription box. I was ecstatic to see a gorgeous nude lip lacquer. This is the first time I've crossed path with a Mary Kay colour cosmetic product, I've been using their eye makeup remover and foot balm for the past few weeks and really enjoyed both products. I was eagerly waiting for my subscription box after I saw the Mary Kay sneak peak!

Product Information
  • High gloss formula
  • Moisturising and smooth
  • Part of Mary Kay's limited edition Zen in Bloom Collection
  • Includes a mini retractable lip brush
  • Light weight
  • Jelly texture

Cost: $18 - 0.14oz




  • I don't usually reach for lip lacquers, mainly because they tend to be quite thick, this is surprisingly light weight.
  •  The colour pay off is minimal.... It's great if you want a very natural finish, I'd suggest you to find an alternative if you are looking for a "true" nude lip colour. I had to keep layering to achieve the above result. Personally, I really like natural looking lips. This would be a great combo with a coloured smokey look.
  • The lacquer itself is highly glossy.
  • I like the retractable brush, but it's difficult to apply the lacquer with the brush... or any brush in that case, I ended up using my fingers.
  • Moisturising, my lips did not dry up. Although this is not a long wearing lacquer, it managed to stay put for a couple of hours.
  • A tiny bit sticky. I think I'm just being picky here, the lacquer itself is not tacky or sticky but my hair would get stuck in it. 
  • The lacquer itself is scentless, great for sensitive lips.
  • Very affordable, at $18 a pop I wouldn't hesitate to purchase.


Have you tried this product?


  1. This looks wonderful! I love how it really is the same color as in the pot! I can't stand it when a nude shade ends up making my lips too pasty instead of being neutral or brown. I own nothing like this but I do love the glossiness!

  2. I've heard a lot about Mary kay here.. They are sold through catalogue and sales representatives in Germany that's why I haven't tried any of their products because I know no sales rep in my area! LOL
    this one sounds great! the color won't work on me, but I guess it works for you!! ^^

  3. Not yet! I haven't gotten around to trying it just yet, but it's in the queue!

  4. I love the packaging! Very nice review dear~ <3

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  5. Oh very cute color!

  6. Such a pretty color :) looks lovely on you

  7. Wonderful swatches :) lovely post

  8. Hmm interesting to see a lacquer in a pot? Looks like it's very moisturising!
    x Court

  9. does it tastes like chai? even though it does not look much like the color of it :P

  10. I like the shine on this, the colour is pretty too but I don't think I've seen this brand before.

  11. It seems a very good product! I would like to try it one day ヾ(。・ω・。)ノ!!!

  12. I got the pink one, am quite liking it too. I should have got this one though cause I prefer a nude lip also, as I tend to do more with my eyes and need to keep it plain. Love the glossy finish. x


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