Review: Canmake Crayon Matte Lip [#02 Antique Brown]

Matte lip products have triumphed in the makeup world over the years, thanks to beauty brands like Maybelline, ColourPop, and NYX Professional Makeup, plus celebrity brands such as Fenty Beauty and Kylie Cosmetics. Hence, it’s only normal for Asian beauty brands to catch onto the matte lip craze. The lip formulas between Western and Asian brands may be different, but we still love them all the same (am I right, sisters?). Today, I’ll be reviewing the Canmake Crayon Matte Lip. Let’s jump right into it!

Product Description:

Soft, velvety texture, for smooth, drag-free application.
Just one application provides a bold, vivid coat of colour.
Matte texture, for seductively sophisticated lips.
With a slimline body and tip, this crayon makes it easy to give your lips the perfect outline.
Twist-up format means no sharpener needed!

Shades Available:
#01 Mysterious Wine – Exude mystery with this charming wine red.
#02 Antique Brown – A spicy brown that blends in surprisingly well with your skin.
#03 Queen Red – Turn heads with this bright rosy red.

Ingredients:
Dimethicone, isotridecyl isononanoate, polyethylene, octyldodecanol, dimerdilinoleic acid (phytosteryl / isostearyl / cetyl / stearyl / behenyl), diphenylsiloxyphenyl trimethicone, lauroyl glutamic acid di (phytosteryl / octyldodecyl), polybutene, candelilla wax Polyglyceryl-6 polyricinoleate, cellulose, ethylhexyl methoxycinnamate, synthetic wax, t-butyl methoxydibenzoylmethane, tocopherol, propyl paraben, simethicone, diisostearyl malate, microcrystalline wax, vaseline, trisacetic acid tetrastearic acid Sucrose, BG, squalane, grape seed oil, macadamia seed oil, caninabara fruit extract, raspberry extract, (+/-) iron oxide, titanium oxide , Silica, synthetic fluorophlogopite logo pi DOO, Red 104 (1), Red 201, Red 202, Blue 1

Amount of Product:
2 g

Country of Manufacture:
Made in Japan

How to use:
1. Twist up the lip crayon to 1-2 mm, then apply it on your lips.
2. After swiping on the contour of your lips, paint the inner lip for a beautiful finish.

Packaging:

The Canmake Crayon Matte Lip comes in a standard lipstick packaging but slimmer. Also, the black-and-gold combo is kinda cute.

I twisted the lip crayon all the way up to check how much product it has, and it doesn’t disappoint. The crayon is pretty fragile though, so do be careful when you twist it. One thing that’s great about slim crayon-type tip: It helps in drawing accurate, crisp lip lines.

Colour/Pigmentation:
Canmake Crayon Matte Lip is available in three shades, but I’ll be swatching #02 Antique Brown only. This shade is more towards dusty red with brown undertone. I’m really into this kind of colour lately because it’s great for everyday makeup, plus it doesn’t look too intense on the lips. On top of that, it’s pigmented enough, which I liked.

Texture/Finish:
Texture wise, it is definitely less matte and more towards moisturising. I have expected the texture as such, because Japanese lip products tend to have a glossy finish rather than matte. So I felt that Canmake Crayon Matte Lip isn’t truly matte. A plus point for this product is its moisturising agents. If you have dry lips, this lip crayon won’t accentuate the dryness. It glides on the lips smoothly with creamy finish and no shimmer in sight – maybe just a slight glossy look.

Canmake Crayon Matte Lip in #02 Antique Brown

Lasting Power:
The colour is transferable, so you’ll definitely need to reapply. Eating and drinking will make it fade slightly quicker. Average lasting power is about 3 to 4 hours.

Fragrance:
There’s no scent detected.

Pros:
– Pigmented
– Very moisturising
– Glides on the lips easily
– Super comfortable to wear

Cons:
– Limited shades available
– Colour is slightly transferable

Rating:
4.5/5

Overall Thoughts:
I do like the Canmake Crayon Matte Lip and I really appreciate that its moisturising formula prevents my lips from drying out. The pigmentation is amazing, the texture is nice, and the formula is very comfortable on the lips. It is definitely worth checking out.

BUY HERE: Canmake Crayon Matte Lip

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