NYX Round Lipsticks Super Mini Haul & Mini Rant to go with!

Posted by Lipglossiping On June - 18 - 2009

This is a tiny haul, it was larger but MsCuppyCakes was out of stock on a few items of my order.  How much do I hate it when e-tailers send half an order without giving me the option to adjust/add to my original order in lieu of the out of stock stuff.  I mean, I’m already paying the international shipping, so gimme the god damn option to choose alternative products or simply re-order from fresh if their online merchant service doesn’t allow exchanges.  *and breathe…*

Other than that, I was pleased with the service.  I received my items fairly quickly (within 14 days) and everything arrive in one piece and well packaged.  The value of my order was stated correctly on the customs form and not overinsured (important to avoid unecessary import duty).  I would order again, although I would definitely double check stock levels with a quick email and go to NonPareilBoutique instead if they were unsatisfactory.

Overall, 3/5… definite room for improvement with regards to stock updates and communication.

Anyway, here’s some of the infamous round lipsticks I selected:

nyxroundlipsticks

From L -> R: Darling, Chaos, Ceto and Rea

and the swatches…

nyxroundswatches

Darling and Ceto are a little too simillar for it to be worth owning them both.  Out of the 2, I prefer the slightly less sheer Darling.  Rea is a nice medium matte nude which isn’t at all drying on the lips like some mattes.

Chaos… beautiful in the tube, I’m really not sure whether I can pull this colour off or not… what do you think?  Yay or Nay?  Be honest now, or I’ll come round your house and pee in your cornflake box.

nyxchaosface

I also bought some of the NYX Loose Pearl Eyeshadows and Nail Polishes, although none of the polishes turned up *sigh*.  First impressions of the Loose Pearl Eyeshadows are positive (for the price).  Can’t stand the little pots they come in so I’ve ordered some pigment pots from eBay to decant them into.  I shall do some swatches of them soon.


9 Responses to “NYX Round Lipsticks Super Mini Haul & Mini Rant to go with!”

  1. [...] UPDATE: Read my experience with MsCuppyCakes here [...]

    Like or Dislike: Thumb up 0 Thumb down 0

  2. Michelle says:

    The red looks great! I’ve never tried NYX but want to. Maybe I should place an order.

    Like or Dislike: Thumb up 0 Thumb down 0

  3. patricia says:

    hey, i had similar problems as you, as i didnt get all the items i ordered since they were out of stock. ive already emalied her.. but just wondering did all ur items end up coming?

    Like or Dislike: Thumb up 0 Thumb down 0

  4. patricia says:

    *did u recieve all your items.. is what i meant.

    Like or Dislike: Thumb up 0 Thumb down 0

  5. Hi Michelle,

    You totally should give NYX a try, I’m really enjoying some of the loose pearl shadows (although hate the impractical containers they come in), It’s a fantastic way to be adventurous with colours you wouldn’t normally go for without commiting yourself financially to something that looks terrible!

    Like or Dislike: Thumb up 0 Thumb down 0

  6. Hi Patricia,

    I haven’t received the rest of my order yet, no… Come to think of it, I haven’t received a refund for the out of stock items either! I shall email to chase it up and report back here if/when I get a reply. I ordered back in mid May so you’d think it would have been resolved by now?!

    Like or Dislike: Thumb up 0 Thumb down 0

  7. Have received a reply from MsCuppyCakes (very prompt response!)

    Apparently, the rest of my order is being sent this week – so we’ll wait and see… I think a 2 month delay with no updates is taking the pee a little though no?

    Like or Dislike: Thumb up 0 Thumb down 0

  8. Jen says:

    Hi, I’ve been reading your blog for over two months now, and only today discovered this post. By far, out of all the lipcolors you’ve shown on you, this is my fave. Yes, I’m partial, because I LOVE reds and brights, but seriously, you should wear this color often, because you look incredible. Take a poll, I’m sure others will agree. You’re beautiful, and this color just makes you POP!! =)

    Like or Dislike: Thumb up 0 Thumb down 0

  9. @Jen – Hello! That’s very kind of you.. I actually gave this one away to a friend in the end! Beauiful colour but It made me feel like a walking pair of lips it’s so bright! xx

    Like or Dislike: Thumb up 0 Thumb down 0

Leave a Reply

RANDOM

Skin Food Nail Vita VI407 Puppy Purple NOTD

My lovely friend Rowena from Cosmetic-Candy sent me a couple of Skin Food Nail Vita polishes last year and after falling in love with both …

Bring on the brights! LVX Midori Nail Polish NOTD

If you’re anticipating the warmth of Spring as eagerly as me, you may be interested in pre-empting the vibrancy with a little treat from LVX.  …

Deal Alert: GHD bargains to be had at BrandAlley.co.uk

Do you know what are stupidly expensive?  GHDs. Also, everything else that I currently want but cannot afford… like a KitchenAid. Still, if you are …

Food Friday: Bread & Butter Pudding!

As a nation, we’re not particularly renowned for our cuisine… often finding ourselves the butt of many a culinary-related joke, but I don’t care.  I …

Video: Holiday Packing for a "Flawless Face"

Apologies for the shitty quality, this was an impromptu idea after packing up my skincare/makeup for my holiday.  I’ve uploaded two videos – one to …

Pink Week: Nicoletta's Big Charity Event

My final Pink post is dedicated to Nicoletta’s Big Charity Event in support of Breast Cancer Campaign. Nicoletta is holding an immense charity raffle dedicated …

What was the last foundation you tried and loved?

Long-time readers of Lipglossiping will know that I’m a total foundation tart. One of these days, I shall snap you a picture of my foundation …

Lipglossiping's Christmas Message.

Look, I even scheduled it for 3pm! (edit: although for some reason it posted it at 6am LOL) Sorry, I couldn’t resist! *dons crown and …

China Glaze Fast Track NOTD

It’s like that time I found out about coconut m&ms (did the m&m website really just age-check me?!), I can’t remember where… some foodie blogger …

FOTD - Spring Brights!

I don’t do pastels, I blend into the background enough without them thankyouverymuch.  I need some contrast in my life, and eyeliner… all of the …

POPULAR

CLOSED: Competition Time: Givenchy Very Irresistible L'eau en Rose Perfume!

Want to really spoil Mum this Mother’s Day?  Or perhaps you just want to spoil yourself?  It’s ok… I won’t judge… there are plenty of …

CLOSED - Win it! The Body Shop Expert Brush Collection

I don’t know about you, but I woke up this morning with a distinct “Hello Monday morning, I’ve been expecting you…” kinda feeling.  Maybe it’s …

Win a gorgeous "glow" trio with prizes from Urban Decay, New CID, & Arbonne!

COMPETITION NOW CLOSED! WINNER IS: “IZABELLA” (COMMENT #96045) – WINNER HAS BEEN EMAILED!   It’s still January, the MET office have just issued yet another …

Hello? Is this thing on?

Phew, that was a little unexpected. For those of you who haven’t had the misfortune of reading my hand-wringing tweets and woe-ridden facebook updates, let …

Big savings on French Pharmacy brands, win my Escentual.com top picks!

I’m of the firm opinion that for the money, French pharmacy brands offer some of the best solutions for diffcult skin-types. Escentual.com have long been …

Win it! 3 EcoTools Bamboo Bronzer Brushes to win!

I’ve written about these before, you know I love them, I want you to love them too! So why not have a go at winning …

FOTD Busting out of the comfort zone!

You may recall my bitter moans last week about how when presented with a rare opportunity to spend an indecent amount of time playing with …

Dear Obesity...

We have been together for over 20 years, our lives so entwined that I’ve never been sure how to live without you.  I would like …

Urban Decay The Black Palette - Photos & Swatches

The soon-to-be-released Black Palette from US eyeshadow maestro’s Urban Decay is an altogether darker affair than the recent Naked set… The Black Palette includes 6, …

Avoid the brush off with Oral-B Pro-Expert

There’s a new toothpaste in town. It’s lean, mean and err not very minty as it happens.  Featuring the revolutionary bacteria-busting ingredient Stabilised Stannous Flouride, …

  • Categories

  • Archives

  • Admin

  • Ads