Are you confused between buying an NYX soft matte lip cream and Miss Claire soft matte lip cream? Miss Claire soft matte lip creams have launched in India for about quite a while now. These soft matte lip creams are the exact dupe for the Nyx soft matte lip creams but are quite affordable than the NYX lip creams. So you can definitely give it a shot. This article shows the clear swatches of some of the Miss Claire soft matte lip creams. So let’s get started with the review on these lip creams.

PRODUCT DETAILS: These soft matte lip creams are not lipsticks nor are they lip glosses. They glide very smoothly onto the lips and give a very comfortable soft matte finish.

PRICE: The price of these soft matte lip creams are priced between 150 – 250 INR, depending upon the store or the place from where you buy it.

AVAILABILITY: U can get these Miss Claire Lip creams exclusively on Nykaa, Flipkart and Amazon. But these can be a bit pricey on these sites, so it’s better to purchase them from some offline stores.

PACKAGING: Talking about the packaging of this product, it comes in a plastic bottle with a black cap. An applicator wand is attached to this black cap which is tapered, making the application of these soft creams easier on to the lips. The rest of the plastic bottle represents the shade or the color that is inside it. The plastic bottle is very lightweight and easy to carry. So overall, the packaging of this product is good and travel-friendly.


TEXTURE AND FRAGRANCE: The texture of these lip creams is very comfortable and smooth. it glides on to your lips very smoothly. After you apply it, it takes about 10-15 min to get completely settled down into a soft matte finish. This soft matte finish is really comfortable on the lips and you could feel like you are wearing nothing on your lips. Talking about the Fragrance of this product, it smells like toffee. The smell will be not at all irritating for you if you like the smell of toffees.

PIGMENTATION AND STAYING POWER: The pigmentation of this product goes well with some shades but for some shades, you might have to swipe twice on your lips to get good pigmentation. But if you are a person who likes deep color on your lips, then you can wait for it to settle down once and then build it up by applying another coat of these lip creams. Also, you can use some sort of lip liners to make it look more pigmented and long-lasting.

The staying power of these lip creams is approximately 7-8 hours while you take light snacks and drinks in between. After that, you may require some slight touch-ups if you are wearing it for some occasion.

MY PERSONAL EXPERIENCE: I tried shades from this collection of lip creams. They apply so well with the doe-foot applicator that is attached to the black cap. After 10-15 minutes of application, the lip cream turned into a soft matte finish. These lip creams felt so lightweight on my lips that I couldn’t actually feel that I am wearing something on my lips. Also, these are so travel-friendly that u can easily carry it in your bag wherever you go.

I don’t have the complete shade range of these lip creams with me. So the shades that I have, below is the overview of some of their swatches. Check the below picture for soft matte lip cream swatches:

PROS: Some of the pros of these lip creams are given below:

  • Feels extremely lightweight on the lips.
  • Have a soft matte finish, which does not make your lips completely dry.
  • It provides good pigmentation with two swipes.
  • Lasts up to 7-8 hours without touch-ups.
  • The price is very affordable considering them as a dupe of NYX lip creams.
  • The packaging is so lightweight and travel-friendly.

CONS: Some of the cons of these lip creams are given below:

  • Cannot handle greasy or oily food items.
  • It is sometimes difficult to get them online.

FINAL VERDICT: I would definitely recommend these lip creams to you all as they are so affordable and won’t burn your pockets. These are too good for college going girls especially, for their everyday wear. They feel like feather-light on your lips. So definitely go and try them out.

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