Hourglass Femme Nude Lip Stylo Nude No. 3 Review, Swatches and Photos

To help you achieve the perfect nude lip for fall, Hourglass Cosmetics brings us Femme Nude Lip Stylo, a new collection of nude lip crayons to suit every mood and skintone.

Hourglass Femme Nude Lip Stylo Nude No. 3 Review
Hourglass Femme Nude Lip Stylo in Nude No. 3

The Lip Stylo comes in a luxe-looking chubby pencil with a clever retractable design so all you have to do is twist up and apply directly onto the lips – talk about nice and easy! Ingredients include castor seed oil and Vitamin E to nourish and protect lips. It is also paraben, phthalates, fragrance and sulfate free.

There are six shades available, ranging from light to deep nudes with pink, beige and mauve undertones. Nude No.3 is a gorgeous medium nude with pink undertones, that is perfect for my NC30 skin. NARS Biscayne Park Satin Lip Pencil is slightly pinker. NARS Biscayne Park Satin Lip Pencil is darker and warmer. MAC 3N Lipstick is just a tinge lighter and glossier.

Like the NARS Satin Lip Pencils that I loved, this felt very creamy and glided on easily and evenly, giving great coverage with just one stroke. However, it did not feel as moisturizing on my dry lips and had a tendency to highlight flakes and fine lines. The finish was soft and satiny and the color managed to stay on well for 2-3 hours.

Oh and did I mention how easy application was and no sharpening is ever required?

Hourglass Femme Nude Lip Stylo
Hourglass Femme Nude Lip Stylo in Nude No.3
Swathc of Hourglass Femme Nude Lip Stylo in No.3
Hourglass Femme Nude Lip Stylo Swatch comparison
NARS Isola Bella, NARS Biscayne Park, Hourglass Nude No. 3, MAC 3N


Hourglass Femme Nude Lip Stylo is available at Sephora, Barneys New York, Bergdorf Goodman and Space NK for $30.

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Phyllis Li is the Founder and Editor-in-chief of Makeup For Life, one of the top 50 beauty blogs that focuses on celebrity makeup breakdowns, product reviews, makeup tutorials and all things beauty. Having lived and traveled in North America, Europe and Asia, she was exposed to different techniques and products at an early age and hopes to put a global perspective towards beauty. Phyllis won the Best Content Award by Total Beauty in 2008 and has been featured in various publications and websites including ELLE, Glamour.com, Yahoo Shine!, AOL Stylelist, Nylon Korea, VOGUE China, Ming Pao Daily (Canada) and Shanghai Weekly. In 2010, she was appointed one of the nine Real Women Ambassadors in the United States to take part in the Latisse® Wishes Challenge, working with Hollywood celebrity Kathy Ireland and raised over $400,000 for the Make-A-Wish Foundation to grant wishes for approximately 54 children. In 2012, she teamed up with luxury skincare brand TATCHA and released a limited-edition 3-Piece Set of her favorite beauty products. Phyllis currently lives in Chicago, US. She is the beauty editor for Shanghai Daily's StyleHai Magazine and a member of the Glam Beauty Network.

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