ColourPop Lippie Pencil Collection Review and Swatches – All 40 Shades
The ColourPop Lippie Pencil lip liners are the best affordable lip liners I’ve ever tried, so I couldn’t be more excited to own the full ColourPop Lippie Pencil Collection. The Lippie Pencils were one of the first products ColourPop launched, and they relaunched their lip liner collection with a total of 40 shades. Some of the shades are already existing within their range, but there are so many new and exciting shades and it’s crazy that they’re only $5/£3.83 each as they’re just as high quality as the Charlotte Tilbury Lip Cheat Lip Pencils which are £16 each. The ColourPop Lippie Pencil Collection are all sharpenable which I love as you get a decent amount of product (1g) in each liner and by sharpening them, you can achieve a really precise point which isn’t something you can do with retractable liners.
When the ColourPop Lippie Pencil Collection relaunched, it was available in this incredible full collection set for $150 but whenever they launch these special sets, they always sell out almost immediately as they’re so popular.
I’d always recommend snapping up their launch sets quickly so you don’t miss out, but every single one of these fourty shades are available individually on the ColourPop website, and they launched alongside the exciting So Juicy Plumping Lip Gloss Collection which I reviewed the other week, here on my blog.
If you’re new to the ColourPop Lippie Pencils, they’re basically long-wearing and high-intensity lip pencils that glide on easily and prevents feathering. What I love about the ColourPop Lippie Pencils is that there are many lip liner shades that have a a coordinating Lippie Stix shade designed to compliment it perfectly but obviously you can use whichever pencils and lipsticks you want. T
he packaging is very simple yet sleek with a matte white plastic pencil, and a colour coded lid and base to match the shade inside. As I said, they are sharpenable and I do prefer sharpenable lip liners as they tend to last longer than say retractable liners which can easily dry out.
I already owned eight ColourPop Lippie Pencils and I’ve never had any break, or dry out so I’m delighted to have all 40 shades and I haven’t touched any of my other lip liners since getting the ColourPop Lippie Pencil Collection as it has every shade and tone I could possibly need and more.
ColourPop Lippie Pencil Collection Swatches
As if – Creamy Light Nude (NEW Shade)
BFF – Warm Nude (Repeat Shade)
Little One – Light Pinky Nude (NEW Shade – Zoella Collection)
Curvii – Warm Beige (Repeat Shade – ILuvSarahii Collection)
Another Round – Rosy Nude (NEW Shade – Zoella Collection)
951 – Mid-Tone Warm Nude (Repeat Shade – ILuvSarahii Collection)
Brink – Terracotta Rose (Repeat Shade – Brittany Suleiman Curation)
BFF2 – Mid-Tone Nude (Repeat Shade)
Beeper – Greige Rose (Repeat Shade)
BFF3 – Deep Nude (Repeat Shade – Bretman Rock Collection)
Bumble – Warm Rose (Repeat Shade)
Good & Plenty – Deep Rose (NEW Shade)
Obvi – Light Pinkish Brown (NEW Shade)
Lumiere – Dusty Mauve Pink (Kathleen Lights Collection)
Oh Snap – Muted Pinky Nude (Repeat Shade – Zoella Collection)
Oh Sis – Smoked Paprika (NEW Shade)
Love Bug – Rich Mahogany (Repeat Shade)
Shot Clock – Mid-Tone Mauve Pink (NEW Shade)
Bichette – Deepened Red (Repeat Shade)
Hoopty – Burgundy (NEW Shade)
Absolute Zero – Bright Orange (NEW Shade)
Chi Chi – Bright True Orange (Repeat Shade)
Ex-Factor – Bright Berry (NEW Shade)
Frenchie – Bright Warm Red (Repeat Shade)
Overtime – Cherry Red (NEW Shade)
Heart On – Bright Cool Toned Magenta (Repeat Shade)
Dial Up – Vibrant Hot Pink (NEW Shade)
Bossy – Classy Red (Repeat Shade – Zoella Collection)
I Heart This – Red Fuchsia (Repeat Shade)
V.Cute – Bright Violet (NEW Shade)
CTRL – Deep Brown (NEW Shade)
Ellarie – Blackened Cranberry (Repeat Shade – @Ellarie Curation)
LBB – Rich Plum Wine (@LittleBlackBoots Curation)
Flattered – Deep Plum (NEW Shade)
Mamacita – Deep Blackberry (Repeat Shade – ILuvSarahii Collection)
TBH – Deep Violet (NEW Shade)
On Ice – Deep Sangria (NEW Shade)
Bull Chic – Matte Black (NEW Shade)
ALT – Blackened Teal (NEW Shade)
Whatchamacallit – Dusty Denim (NEW Shade)
Every single one of my ColourPop Lippie Pencil Collection swatches is four swipes of the pencil to give a true representation of colour, finish and opacity. Normally I’d only do one swipe like I do with lipsticks and eyeshadows, but as the liners are so fine I didn’t think one swipe would show the individual colours as well as four would.
As you can see from the swatches, these lip liners are extremely intense with very high colour payoff which is exactly what you want from a lip liner. There’s nothing worse than a sheer lip pencil that you have to keep dragging over and over the lips, and 38/40 of the shades are fully opaque in one single swipe. The two shades which have a sheerer formula are Bull Chic and Alt which are a black and bright teal, and in my opinion are the kind of shades you’d want a sheerer finish from anyway.
For every shade I’ve included if it’s a brand new colour or a repeat, just to make it clear and I’m so impressed with the huge variation of shades. There’s nudes, mauves, pinks, browns, reds, plums, corals and fun shades with also neutral, cool and warm undertones meaning there’s shades for every single skintone.
Looking at this collection, I can’t honestly think of a shade that’s missing. They have covered every single base, and for just $5 they’re insanely good, and as I said at the start, why spend £16/$20 on a Charlotte Tilbury Lip Cheat when you can have four ColourPop Lippie Pencils for the same price – it’s madness as the formula is identical, and if anything the ColourPop Lippie Pencils are considerably more pigmented.
They are so soft, so creamy, so pigmented and so good, and for $5/£3.80, you’re not going to find a better lip liner collection, especially one with this many shades to choose from.
Let me know which shade from the ColourPop Lippie Pencil Collection is your favourite?
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