So…do you want to Meet Matt(e) Hughes – NUDE? If you like your lips matte and you like almost-nude lips, then theBalm’s Meet Matt(e) Hughes – NUDE may be the perfect plan for you. He’s all about sticking around longer than most and he won’t be available forever. Ask any ‘matte’ch-maker…he is likely a perfect fit for you!
Ah, the puns are never-ending with this great little set from theBalm. The MEET MATTE HUGHES®-NUDE Set of 6 Mini Long-Lasting Liquid Lipsticks ($29.00) is a terrific limited edition collection of six mini liquid lipsticks in nude shades. I love the small size of the lippies. They are great for the purse and it gives you the opportunity to try different colors so you can really meet your match without a huge investment. The new shades, which are the three lightest shades, aren’t available in the regular size version of Meet Matt(e) Hughes, but you can find the not so new shades for $17.
Humble – light peach
Patient – pink/peach
Genuine – soft pink
Not so new shades:
Trustworthy – soft red with brown tones
Sincere – pink with brown tones
Charming – berry
The shades are very pretty. I am not a big fan of brown shades and often nude lippie collections veer too brown for me, or else the shade is ‘too nude’ and make my lips completely disappear on my face. These shades are great by themselves, mixed together, or layered for all sorts of options.
The real test of Matt(e) Hughes though is the staying power. Is it going to peel? Flake off? Fade away, but only in the middle of lips, leaving a line around lips? Or feel odd on, sort of sticky with no slip? I have to say that Matt(e) Hughes sticks around longer than most mattes I’ve met! It lasts for hours and I only have to retouch if I eat something greasy. I do like some slip on my lips so I sometimes cheat on Matte and add a touch of gloss. It feels good but it has a negative effect on our relationship since doing so does cut down a bit on the wear time.
Overall I am incredibly impressed with Matt(e) Hughes and while it’s not my typical MO I am happy to meet him NUDE. This is a great set! Check out theBalm and the other Matt(e) Hughes sets – there are lots of Volumes with a wide arrange of shades. As they say, there are lots of fish in the sea…and there are lots of Matt(e) Hughes from which to choose! – Lisa