Barry M are taking us back to the nineties with their latest launch; the Barry M Shade Game Lip Palette. They’ve launched a nine pan lipstick palette, with three different finishes, and keep on reading to find out more…
“Introducing Barry M’s Shade Game Lip Palette, a compact, multi-finish palette containing 9 neutral sheer, satin and matte shades, perfectly wearable for all skin tones.
Every pigment-rich shade delivers long-wearing, fade-resistant finish and contains Apricot Oil for smooth kissable lips.”
The Barry M Shade Game Lip Palette is £5.99, and is housed within a clear plastic, square compact without a mirror. The lipsticks are laid out in rows of finishes, with the top row being a ‘sheer’ finish, the middle row is a ‘satin’ finish, and the bottom row is said to be a ‘matte’ finish.
All of the shades within the Barry M Shade Game Lip Palette are variations of nude, and they look very waxy and oily in the photo above. Lipsticks just aren’t conducive for a lipstick palette, and whilst a lipstick palette might be handy for a makeup artist.
You’d need to use a lip brush to apply the lipsticks, or use your fingertip, which isn’t hygienic, and you won’t get a precise application. Plus the pans are extremely shallow with very little product (0.42g per pan) so you’re getting less than one gram of lipstick per pan, making it a very bad value palette too.
You’d be better off making your own lipstick palette by melting, or cutting off a section of your existing lipsticks, and depotting them into a multi-well palette like this, to make your own lipstick palette.