Wednesday, 28 August 2013

My recent go-to lip product: MUA Power Pouts

Buildable, glossy goodness in a handy crayon stick; my new favourite go-to lip product. The MUA Power Pouts are dupe versions of the Clinique chubby sticks but come in at a much cheaper price. I bought mine on a 2 for £4/5 offer but they're usually £3 each. Compared to the £17 price tag for the Clinique version, I know i'd much rather try these first.

I've never used a chubby/crayon stick lip product before as I wasn't sure if I would like the finish, i'm very much a matte lipstick kinda girl and I HATE lipgloss. Ick. Hair stuck on lips and gloss stuck in hair is so not a good look. But, I really really like these. They just give a slight gloss rather than full on thick, sticky layer.


'Rendezvous' is the perfect daytime colour that will go with any make up or outfit. It's just a subtle, slightly nudey brown toned pink that is so easy to wear and will suit lots skin tones. The brown tube actually kinda put me off because brown lipstick is definitely not me, but i'm glad I opened the lid because the tube totally gave me the wrong impression of what colour would be inside.

'Broken hearted'

'Broken hearted' is a gorgeous bright, fuschia pink and this is definitely where the term buildable comes in. I applied this three times throughout the day and down to the staining part of it, the colour was a fair bit bolder towards the end of the day. I love this aspect of it, I had a party in the evening so it worked perfectly to take me from day to night.

 Overall, I would definitely recommend these products. The quality you get for the price you pay is amazing; the colours are perfect, they're super easy to wear, the lasting power is pretty good and suprisingly for me, I love the finish. I will definitely be popping in Superdrug to pick up some other shades, i've been eyeing up Irreplaceable and Justify...

What's your favourite chubby stick? Have you tried the MUA versions?

Also, let me know if you like the outside photos. I felt like something a bit different and I think they look much prettier than my usual desk photos!

Emily xxx


  1. Love this post! I loved how you showed swatches on your lips :)

    I just came across your blog & love it by the way, your layout is amazing :) Followed through Bloglovin' and GFC.

    1. Thanks! I think it's a lot more helpful than hand swatches :) Thank youu xx

  2. These look amazing, and they're really nice colours. I might have to give them a go!