I AM SERENE L

Gerard Cosmetics – Hydra Matte Liquid Lipsticks in Iced Mocha & Gravity

I am so excited to talk about my first purchases from the Gerard Cosmetics range & they just happen to be the Hydra Matte Liquid Lipsticks! I’ve been following the brand for a while on Instagram & when I saw them stocked on the Beauty Bay website, I just had to try some of them for myself!!!

& so I bought Iced Mocha, and Gravity to try & I LOVE, LOVE, LOVE them! I’ve fallen in love with the formula & the lasting nature of these lipsticks! There are a lot of struggles of trying out a new brand that’s only available online, and one thing that I’ve found when looking for swatches is that the lack of swatches available on the website you purchase from is the biggest struggle, but on the Beauty bay website, they attach a swatch of the lipstick on the lips to show you how it would appear on you! WHICH IS GREAT ๐Ÿ˜€

I absolutely love that these lipsticks are creamy & dry matte but still feel velvety on the lips! Nothing is worse than an extra drying matted texture on your lips! I love that the texture is very moisturising and hydrating!!! I’ve worn these for long periods of times, with a lasting nature of about 8 hours (without food, drink etc) … & found that the colour fades a tiny bit through eating! So carrying it around for a little touch up during the day wouldn’t be a bad idea! ๐Ÿ˜€ I also need to comment on the wonderful pigmentation of the lipsticks, they are so pigmented a lot of colour pay off is achieved in one coating!!!! โค

‘ย With a specially crafted anti-flake formula, these magical lipsticks refuse to congeal, smudge or fade, making them the perfect beauty essential. ‘Beautybay.com

The formula for the hydra matte liquid lipsticks are all Cruelty Free & Gluten Free!!! I found that you can build up the colour ย through applying more layers! which is great depending on how intense you want the lip colour to be!

I also need to comment on the beautiful packaging, I am a fool for anything that is perfectly designed! I love the matte long bottle tubes with the gold top & I adore the GC Logo in black on the lid of each lipstick tube! How appropriate and luxurious looking is the packaging??? I also need to comment on the price of each Hydra Matte Liquid Lipstick, with each one priced at ยฃ9.50, you’re getting an amazingly matted lipstick for an affordable price, how can you say NO?!!!

DSC_2254DSC_2251.JPGDSC_2267.JPG

Here are the swatches!

DSC_2285

|| Iced Mocha ||

I fell in love with this Mocha Deep cocoa Brown with coffee undertoned liquid matte lipstick, and found that it works really well when you line it with the NYX – Hot Cocoa Lip Liner underneath & even when you first apply Iced mocha, then shade in the NYX Lip liner on the outer corners of the lips for a fuller lip!

DSC_2259.JPGDSC08919.JPG

|| Gravity ||

I fell in love with this deep Grey infused with purple undertoned liquid matte lipstick! I found it works extremely well when you line your lips first with MAC – Cyberworld Lip liner which is a deep blackish infused purple. I’ve found that it intensifies the colour a lot more & deepens the purple of Gravity on top!

DSC_2263.JPGDSC08893

Gerard CosmeticsHydra Matte Liquid Lipstick in Iced Mocha – | HEREย | ยฃ9.50

Gerard CosmeticsHydra Matte Liquid Lipstick in Gravity – | HEREย | ยฃ9.50

*Before I end this post, I want to mention that I’ve teamed up with Jonesย Bootmakerย on a competition running on their website offering my readers the chance to one lucky reader a chance to win a city break for two in Rome!!!

One lucky winner will enjoy a luxury city break to Rome for two, including flights, four nights in a 5 star hotel and excursions to places such as the colosseum and the Vatican museums!

To enter, press here! Terms & Conditions are all displayed on the link on their website! Entrants are welcomed between the 16th May until the 26th June! Good Luck!

*PR SAMPLE | All items that are Marked with an Asterix are PR samples/Gifts/Competition |


ย I hope youโ€™ve enjoyed my Gerard Cosmetics – Hydra Matte Liquid Lipsticks in Iced Mocha & Gravity Reviewย blogpost!!!

Have you tried any of the Hydra Matte Liquid Lipsticks from Gerard Cosmeticsย before??? Or have you tried any other Gerard Cosmeticsย products that youโ€™d recommend I check out???

Please do keep updated with the latest news & Updates via my Social Media Channels โค

ย  ย  ย instagram-iconย Instagram

twitter-iconย Twitter

Screen shot 2015-02-12 at 21.13.39Bloglovin

ย  ย google-plus-iconย Google+

screen-shot-2015-01-03-at-18-57-22Depop

It would help me a lot if you can show my Facebook page some love, Iโ€™ve recently created a Facebook page for I Am Serene L & the link is belowย โค

ย  ย  ย ย facebook-flat-vector-logo-400x400ย Facebook

Lots of Love โค

I am Serene L

xoxo

This entry was published on May 15, 2016 at 2:15 pm. It’s filed under BEAUTY, FASHION, Uncategorized and tagged , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Follow any comments here with the RSS feed for this post.

45 thoughts on “Gerard Cosmetics – Hydra Matte Liquid Lipsticks in Iced Mocha & Gravity

  1. Erika on said:

    These colours are incredible, Iced mocha is my next to buy & they’re very affordable as well x

    • Thanks so much sweetie <3! Yes They're only ยฃ9.50 each they're so affordable and match a lot of drugstore brand prices! But these ones exceed my expectactions in terms of Colour pigmentation & matte effect & the colour choice is wider!!! Xoxox

  2. Both of those colors look so pretty! I hear so many amazing reviews on these, I definitely need to purchase some for myself! Great post!

    http://www.molly-alamode.com

  3. Alina Bostan on said:

    Ooh these look amazing and they sound fab, love the shades you have here. I recently ordered shade Serenity and I can’t wait to receive it x

    Beauty with charm | Benefit Cheekathon Giveaway

    • Hehe I have my eyes on Serenity too! ๐Ÿ˜€ I’m going to buy it, it would be wrong not too, as it follows after my name :p!!! They are amazing Alina, you’ll love them โค thanks so much lovely! ๐Ÿ™‚ xoxox

  4. Lovely blog ! Would love if you could visit my blog โ€“ and maybe even follow:) !

  5. I love these! Beautiful blog๐Ÿ˜Š

    http://pixiebeautybible.com ๐Ÿ’•

  6. I love these liquid lipsticks! The formula is so good! I don’t have any of these shades though but they both look so nice especially Iced Mocha, not sure I could pull it off though haha!

    • Awww sweetie, what shades do you have? I think you’d look amazzzzing in Iced Mocha, you can lighten it up by using a like nude lip liner to shade in after you apply the Iced Mocha on ๐Ÿ˜€ it will create an ombre nude brown lip colour :)! Xoxox

      • I’ve got Serenity, Everything Nice, Cher and 1995! I am planning on doing a post soon ๐Ÿ™‚ I will definitely need to try it! Even mixing it with other shades can help if the colour doesn’t suit me!

      • How are Cher & Serenity, & 1995 I’m thinking of buying all 3 ๐Ÿ˜€ I cant wait to see your post!!! Xoxo

      • I love them all! I think you would love them! Cher is like a lighter and less purple version of Gravity by the looks of it! Serenity is a much lighter pink-y mauve shade and 1995 is a gorgeous brown-y red, you would so love it!

      • Ahhh I think you’ve sold all of them for me! I think beauty bay sold out of 1995 is it part of the hydra Matte collection?! I’ll definitely grab Cher & Serenity!!! โค ๐Ÿ™‚ xoxo

      • Haha! Yes 1995 is one of the new ones for Summer but it’s a popular shade in their normal lipstick range too hence why they brought out a liquid lipstick so I wouldn’t be surprised if it was sold out! You should, they are beautiful!

      • Hahaha, If I ever get my hands on it Looool, I saw pics on IG of it! Loooool, now I want 1995 so so bad LOL! It looks beautiful ๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜! Im so gutted it’s sold out! …

      • Hahaha fingers crossed! I know I was the same, IG is such a bad enabler haha!

      • Looooooool it is๐Ÿ˜‚!!!!

      • Haha ๐Ÿ™‚

  7. These are so insanely beautiful. Even the packaging alone pure makes me emotional haha everything about them is gorgeous. I was surprised to read that they’re only ยฃ9.50 actually – a fraction of the price of Mac’s equivalent! Might even be tempted to order one!!

    N xx | http://www.lovelaughslipstick.com

    • Thanks so much sweetheart!!! The packaging is so luxurious! & yes they are even more Matte than MAC lipsticks, I should mention that!!! & a fraction of the price! You should definitely order one (or a few) haha ๐Ÿ™‚ you’ll absolutely love them ๐Ÿ™‚ xoxo

  8. I am not a huge fan of brownish colors, but Gravity looks freaking good, it’s a perfect lilac color! ๐Ÿ™‚ Love the lip swatches, it is always better to see the colors on the lips.
    xoxo,A.
    http://www.squaremileofstyle.com

    • Awww thanks so much gorgeous! Yesss Gravity is such a beautiful shade, if you want a really lilac version of Gravity I’d say look at Ecstasy too it’s a beautiful light / lilac purple colour! I agree, lip swatches give a truer colour than on the hand! ๐Ÿ™‚ thank you again! Xoxo

  9. Love this! I have them in Aphrodite and ecstasy – I’ve also done a review! Check the colours out

    http://Www.honorireland.com

  10. These really do look beautiful and supple! I will be adding you to fb right away!!!! Lovely post my friend! Your lips are enviable ๐Ÿ’“

    • Awwww thanks so much Liz ๐Ÿ’—๐Ÿ’—๐Ÿ’—๐Ÿ˜Š๐Ÿ˜˜! They are amazing you should try a couple, they even have a summer range out with some bright / pale toned colours! & thank you again, I’ve just introduced A Fb page for my blog! Still working on it hehehe ๐Ÿ™Š๐Ÿ’œ! You’re the ultimate Babbbbe! ๐Ÿ’—

  11. ofbeautyand on said:

    I haven’t tried anything from this brand but I hear great things x

    Heather | Of Beauty & Nothingness

  12. Never heard this brand before ! Seems really good!

  13. Kate on said:

    Both shades look absolutely gorgeous on you. I will definitely be checking these out! x

    Kate Louise Blogs

  14. Omg I need these! Both of them suit you so well, they’re beautiful! I’ll have to spend a bit of cash on them, I love that they’re so affordable too. By the way, I love the font of your header xx

    http://www.itsmeganelizabeth.blogspot.co.uk

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: