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Alter Ego Lipstick

Pin Up (classic red)

Item #: 2271793

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LoracAlter Ego Lipstick
 
4.0

(based on 111 reviews)

81%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • True to color (76)
  • Long lasting (72)
  • Great color selection (65)
  • Even application (52)
  • Convenient container (41)

Cons

  • Drying (33)
  • Clumpy application (18)
  • Wears off easily (9)
  • Not true to color (3)
  • Sticky (3)

Best Uses

  • Anytime (65)
  • Going out (35)
  • Everyday use (34)
  • Special occasions (29)
  • Daytime (24)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Natural style (34), Trendy style (33), Classic style (31)
    • Skin Tone:
    • Medium (54), Fair (41), Deep (9)

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5.0

Gorgeous color!

By Sarah

from Naples,FL

About Me Trendy Style

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Goes on smooth
  • Long Lasting

Cons

    Best Uses

      Comments about Lorac Alter Ego Lipstick:

      Excellent! Would recommend !

      • Skin Tone:
      • Fair
       
      3.0

      Not too crazy about this one

      By Kimber

      from Macon GA

      About Me Classic Style

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Long Lasting
      • Pleasant Tasting
      • True To Color

      Cons

      • Clumpy Application
      • Drying
      • Sticky

      Best Uses

      • Anytime
      • Everyday Use

      Comments about Lorac Alter Ego Lipstick:

      I have bought this in CEO and love it. For some reason, this particular color is clumpy and feels filmy on my lips. I returned it for a refund.

      • Skin Tone:
      • Medium
       
      5.0

      LOVE THIS

      By Jazmine

      from Southgate, CA

      About Me Classic Style

      Pros

        Cons

          Best Uses

            Comments about Lorac Alter Ego Lipstick:

            I went crazy looking for free spirit color and I'm in love with this... It feels nice it smells good and it lasts for a long time!! I love it so much! My boyfriend actually bought it for me but I plan to buy more colors !

            • Skin Tone:
            • Medium

            (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            1.0

            Chalk anyone???

            By Seuk

            from Valencia, CA

            About Me Classic Style

            Verified Reviewer

            Pros

            • Great Color Selection
            • Pleasant Tasting
            • True To Color

            Cons

            • Clumpy Application
            • Wears Off Easily

            Best Uses

              Comments about Lorac Alter Ego Lipstick:

              This lipstick is by far the worst I have ever tried. I purchased this in Show Girl since I wanted a vibrant watermelon color for summer. After all the rave reviews, I decided to go to my local ulta store to swatch. With my luck, a tester wasn't available so I went ahead and purchased the last tube of this shade thinking that since everyone swears by this lipstick, it would be a good purchase. I was wrong!!! Although the color is truly beautiful and vibrant, the application is a chalky texture. Exfoliating, priming and moisturizing my lips didn't help the application at all! I tried to lick my lips to add moisture but that just made it worse, taking away most of the product. It exaggerates every line on the lip and is definitely not a good look. However, if applied with a gloss on top, it does make a difference for the better. I have tried many matte lip products that work way better and last much longer than this one but who wants to do that when the purpose of it is to be matte?! Being returned asap! Hopefully I could find a better quality brand that has the same or almost similar shade that is completely matte.

              • Skin Tone:
              • Fair
               
              5.0

              Fantabulous

              By Shel

              from Dallas, TX

              About Me Trendy Style

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Convenient Container
              • Even Application
              • Great Color Selection
              • Long Lasting
              • True To Color

              Cons

              • Drying

              Best Uses

              • Anytime

              Comments about Lorac Alter Ego Lipstick:

              Love it stays on,bold color and no need to apply to my h due to it having a deep pigmentation. .my only suggestion is to apply a moisturizer on top to avoid the drying of your lips matte lipstick has.Other than that thus product is great!

              • Skin Tone:
              • Medium
               
              5.0

              Smooth and Creamy

              By Theo

              from Pompano Beach, Florida

              About Me Classic Style

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Convenient Container
              • Even Application
              • Great Color Selection
              • Long Lasting
              • Moisturizing
              • Pleasant Tasting
              • True To Color

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Anytime

                Comments about Lorac Alter Ego Lipstick:

                Lots of compliments

                • Skin Tone:
                • Medium
                 
                5.0

                such a beautiful shade

                By B

                from Carterville, Il

                About Me Trendy Style

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Great Color Selection

                Cons

                • Drying

                Best Uses

                • Everyday Use

                Comments about Lorac Alter Ego Lipstick:

                Love the shade, I wish it didn't take so long to dry though.

                • Skin Tone:
                • Fair
                 
                4.0

                Highly pigmented

                By Atenea

                from Atlanta, ga

                About Me Trendy Style

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Easy application
                • Great color
                • Highly pigmented

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about Lorac Alter Ego Lipstick:

                    I love this color!!! Super pigmented, I use for a sexy evening out by building up the color!! I also use this color with a natural look..I gently dab it on my lips and it gives me a light application!! Def recommend

                    • Skin Tone:
                    • Medium
                     
                    4.0

                    Love this Shade!

                    By bdotbell

                    from Chicago, IL

                    About Me Natural Style

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Even Application
                    • Great Color Selection
                    • Long Lasting
                    • Moisturizing

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Going Out
                      • Special Occasions
                      • Weekends

                      Comments about Lorac Alter Ego Lipstick:

                      I love the matte finish yet it's not drying. I like to use this product with a deep lip liner to create an ombre like finish. I also have Free Spirit lip color by lorac but Alter Ego is my new fav!

                      • Skin Tone:
                      • Deep
                       
                      4.0

                      I will buy this product again

                      By cathy

                      from Mesquite tx

                      About Me Natural Style

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Convenient Container
                      • Even Application
                      • Glossy Finish
                      • Great Color Selection
                      • Long Lasting
                      • Moisturizing
                      • True To Color

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Anytime
                        • Daytime
                        • Dry Lips
                        • Everyday Use

                        Comments about Lorac Alter Ego Lipstick:

                        I use this product for my everyday lipstick

                        • Skin Tone:
                        • Medium

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                        • Q:

                          On which skin tone is Nymph most becoming?
                          Asked on 1/31/2015 by Sam from NJ

                          1 answer

                          • Brand Expert

                            A:

                            Alter Ego Lipstick in Nymph is a cool pink shade that looks great on all skin tones. To achieve the best look with this shade, apply lipstick with a light handed patting technique until you reach the perfect cool pink shade that you desire.

                            Answered on 2/9/2015 by Brand Expert from LORAC Cosmetics
                        • Q:

                          Is there an spf factor
                          Asked on 12/18/2014 by mel

                          1 answer

                          • Staff Reviewer

                            A:

                            Alter Ego is not formulated with sunscreen and is not SPF-rated.

                            Answered on 12/18/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                        • Q:

                          Is Pin Up a cool (blue) toned red or warm?
                          Asked on 9/7/2014 by Ally from Appleton, WI

                          1 answer

                          • Staff Reviewer

                            A:

                            Alter Ego Lipstick in Pin Up is more of a true, cherry red shade rather than a cool (blue) toned or warm red.

                            Answered on 9/12/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                        • Q:

                          is this lipstick gluten free?
                          Asked on 6/20/2014 by Still Searching from Royse City, TX

                          1 answer

                          • Staff Reviewer

                            A:

                            Yes, this product is gluten-free.

                            Answered on 6/25/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                        • Q:

                          I have an olive skin tone, for example, sofia vergara or/and jennifer lopez skin tone. Will this product work with my skin tone? Thank you.
                          Asked on 6/2/2014 by HeyItsAnaBanana from Bronx,NY

                          1 answer

                          • Staff Reviewer

                            A:

                            This product's shades are universally flattering across all skin tones. Try Flower Child (Coral) or Duchess (Rosy Nude); both shades are especially lovely on those with olive skin.

                            Answered on 6/2/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                        • Q:

                          does the alter ego go well with a dark skin complexion
                          Asked on 6/1/2014 by dee

                          1 answer

                          • Staff Reviewer

                            A:

                            Yes, this product is highly pigmented and features shades that work well across all skin tones including dark complexions. We recommend choosing bright shades for a fresh pop of color. Jet Setter (Deep Fuchsia) (Item #:2271799) is gorgeous on dark complexions!

                            Answered on 6/2/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                        • Q:

                          Which of these shades is a coral shade? I can't tell by looking at the examples. Thanks.
                          Asked on 4/12/2014 by Trish from Phoenix, AZ

                          1 answer

                          • Staff Reviewer

                            A:

                            Girl Next Door (Item #: 2271790) is a light coral shade. Flower Child (Item #:2271791) is a coral shade.

                            Answered on 4/14/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
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