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Lorac

Alter Ego Lipstick

Pin Up (classic red)

Item #: 2271793 Size: 0.12 oz

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Instantly transform your look with LORAC Alter Ego Lipstick. These sexy and playful lipsticks coat your lips in highly-pigmented color with an opaque, matte finish. Alter Ego Lipstick contains antioxidants such as acai berry, pomegranate, grape seed extract, and vitamins C and E. Whether you wish to be a Free Spirit, a Supermodel or a Sex Kitten (even if just for a night), Alter Ego Lipstick comes in a gorgeous range of colors from soft nudes to vivid hues to create any look you covet. Embrace your every identity and dress up your lips with LORAC.

Follow your natural lip line and evenly coat lips with highly-pigmented color.
Ethylhexyl Palmitate, Isononyl Isononanoate, Diisostearyl Malate, Paraffin, Aluminum Starch Octenylsuccinate, Polybutene, Microcrystalline Wax, PEG-8 Bees Wax, Mica, Flavor, Synthetic Beeswax, Cetyl Dimethicone, Phenoxyethanol, Oryzanol, Tocopheryl Acetate, Vitis Vinifera, (Grape) Seed Oil, Synthetic Fluorphlogopite, Tin Oxide, Ascorbyl Palmitate, Carthamus Tinctorius (Safflower) Seed Oil, Euterpe Oleracea Fruit Extract, Punica Granatum Extract. May Contain: Titanium Dioxide(CI 77891), Iron Oxides (CI 77491, 77492, 77499), Red 6 Lake (CI 15850), Red 7 Lake (CI 15850), Red 28 Lake (CI 45410), Red 33 Lake (CI 17200 ), Blue 1 Lake (CI 42090), Yellow 5 Lake (CI 19140), Yellow 6 Lake (CI 15985), Manganese Violet (CI 77742), Carmine (CI 75470). *May Contain Carmine as a Color Additive.

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LoracAlter Ego Lipstick
 
4.2

(based on 325 reviews)

84%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Long lasting (186)
  • True to color (178)
  • Even application (165)
  • Great color selection (162)
  • Convenient container (114)

Cons

  • Drying (63)
  • Clumpy application (28)
  • Wears off easily (25)
  • Not true to color (14)
  • Poor color selection (7)

Best Uses

  • Anytime (172)
  • Everyday use (102)
  • Going out (96)
  • Special occasions (82)
  • Daytime (66)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Classic style (121), Natural style (84), Trendy style (82)
    • Skin Tone:
    • Medium (147), Fair (125), Deep (26)

Reviewed by 325 customers

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5.0

Addicted

By Lilly Sparkles

from New York City, NY

Verified Reviewer

Pros

  • Even Application
  • Glossy Finish
  • Great Color Selection
  • Long Lasting
  • Moisturizing
  • Pleasant Tasting

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Anytime

    Comments about Lorac Alter Ego Lipstick:

    Oh my God, I'm in lipstick heaven. I only have one, in Seductress, but holy everything as soon as I can I'm going to buy every color available. Gorgeous colors, pigmentation, it's smooth, smells good, lasts, and is just so beautiful. Plus, it is not outrageously expensive. So absolutely in love with this lipstick.

    • Skin Tone:
    • Medium
     
    5.0

    Phenomenal lasting gorgeous color

    By Mj

    from Hillsboro, OR

    About Me Classic Style

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Even Application
    • Long Lasting
    • Moisturizing
    • Pleasant Tasting
    • True To Color

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Anytime

      Comments about Lorac Alter Ego Lipstick:

      I have been looking for A matte that lasts a long time and does not make my lips feel like the Sahara desert... I love wearing this brand and the color is gorgeous!!! It feels great all day long, and only need to freshen after eating... Every time I wear it my hubby wants kisses and tells me how gorgeous I am! Love!

      • Skin Tone:
      • Medium
       
      4.0

      pretty color lipstick

      By retiredlady

      from pennsylvania

      About Me Classic Style

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Convenient Container
      • Great Color Selection
      • True To Color

      Cons

      • Wears Off Easily

      Best Uses

      • Anytime

      Comments about Lorac Alter Ego Lipstick:

      I really like the color of this lipstick but was a bit disappointed because it was not long lasting.

      • Skin Tone:
      • Medium
       
      3.0

      Nothing Special

      By Crystal P

      from Albuquerque, NM

      About Me Classic Style

      Verified Reviewer

      Pros

      • Great Color Selection

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Anytime

        Comments about Lorac Alter Ego Lipstick:

        I picked up CEO a while back but, just haven't gotten around to do reviews until now. This wasn't something I was really intent on purchasing but, a nice little sale is what gave it the edge. It's a pretty color. Comes off more brown on my lips than I had expected. The formula is a little confusing to me. It's not a matte where you're lips are hurting and you feel like you need lip balm but, they aren't moisturizing either. I think they have a wonderful color variety but, these aren't my favorite. I feel like there are other brands out there that have a better formula with just as good of a color variety for around the same cost or less. I don't hate them. I'm just not overly impressed.

        • Skin Tone:
        • Fair
         
        5.0

        Amazing color!!

        By LizzyLiz

        from Lakewood, CA

        About Me Classic Style

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Even Application
        • Great Color Selection
        • Lasts Long
        • Long Lasting
        • Moisturizing
        • True To Color

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Anytime

          Comments about Lorac Alter Ego Lipstick:

          Love this lipstick!! Got a tube for free in a gift bag, used it up and have been buying it ever since!!

          • Skin Tone:
          • Fair
           
          3.0

          Color was disappointing

          By Amarilloan

          from Texas

          About Me Trendy Style

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Convenient Container
          • Even Application
          • Great Color Selection

          Cons

          • Not True To Color

          Best Uses

            Comments about Lorac Alter Ego Lipstick:

            The color seems nothing like the tube. Try it on first.

            • Skin Tone:
            • Medium
             
            5.0

            AWESOME!!!!

            By M.K. mom

            from Brunswick, Ohio

            About Me Trendy Style

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

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

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Anytime
              • Daytime
              • Dry Lips
              • Everyday Use
              • Going Out
              • Special Occasions

              Comments about Lorac Alter Ego Lipstick:

              Duchess is the best nude lip color out there!

              • Skin Tone:
              • Fair
               
              5.0

              I love the moisture on my lips

              By liza

              from pharr texas

              About Me Trendy Style

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

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

              Cons

                Best Uses

                  Comments about Lorac Alter Ego Lipstick:

                  Lipstick wonderful, I also love the shades of color.I really can't say anything bad about it.

                  • Skin Tone:
                  • Medium
                   
                  4.0

                  Super color

                  By kay

                  from New Orleans, LA

                  About Me Classic Style

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Even Application
                  • Great Color Selection
                  • High Color
                  • Matte
                  • Pleasant Tasting

                  Cons

                  • Wears Off Easily

                  Best Uses

                  • Anytime

                  Comments about Lorac Alter Ego Lipstick:

                  Love this lipstick in Alter Ego. I was looking for a violet color that wouldn't be too harsh-- something with a more ash grey undertone, rather than a bright red or blue base. This fit the bill and was a fantastic price, to boot. Even for a violet, this lipstick looks great for the office. I just dab it on very lightly, blend it with my fingertip, and then blot. It's almost neutral, with a hint of violet. Perfect for my skin tone (medium, with yellow undertones). Adore it. My only quibble is how quickly it wears off, but 1) it's a traditional lipstick formula and 2) not a stain, so that's pretty much par for the course. I re-apply throughout the day with no trouble. This is my first time buying Lorac and I'm definitely a fan.

                  • Skin Tone:
                  • Medium
                   
                  1.0

                  cream lipstick drys the lips

                  By Duchess

                  from Dallas, TX

                  About Me Trendy Style

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                    Cons

                    • Very Dry
                    • Wears Off Easily

                    Best Uses

                      Comments about Lorac Alter Ego Lipstick:

                      none

                      • Skin Tone:
                      • Medium

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                      • Q:

                        Can the clear compartment at the bottom of the lipstick tube be accessed?
                        Asked on 1/28/2016 by LoisLane from Groton

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          The Alter Ego Lipstick component was not designed to have the clear compartment at the bottom to be accessible. However, the bottom compartment is filled with the Alter Ego Lipstick formula, and it can be accessed. If you are interested in accessing this part of the component, you can do so by holding the bottom compartment with one hand and holding the gunmetal barrel (not lipstick cap) in the other firmly and pulling apart. The extra Alter Ego Lipstick formula sits below the gunmetal trim of the bottom compartment, so you will need a lipstick brush to reach.

                          Answered on 1/29/2016 by Brand Expert from LORAC Cosmetics
                      • Q:

                        Do you recommend using a lip liner before applying the lipstick?
                        Asked on 10/2/2015 by Superfam from Houston, Tx

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          Alter Ego Lipsticks can be worn alone, but a lip liner does help achieve a precise lip line. LORAC does not currently offer a lip liner in Alter Ego shades, but you can achieve the same precision by using a lip brush with your Alter Ego Lipstick.

                          Answered on 10/8/2015 by Brand Expert from LORAC Cosmetics
                      • Q:

                        What lipstick colors look good on more fair toned individuals? Would coral look good?
                        Asked on 9/7/2015 by Cmarie02 from Dublin, OH

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          Alter Ego Lipsticks come in array of shades from soft nudes to bright hues. Each and every shade can look good on a fair toned complexion, so it really depends on what look you are trying to achieve. If you're interested in trying a beautiful coral shade, we recommend trying Flower Child or Girl Next Door. Flower Child offers a nice pop of color for a bright coral finish, whereas Girl Next Door offers a very soft light coral/peach finish.

                          Answered on 9/8/2015 by Brand Expert from LORAC Cosmetics
                      • Q:

                        Does this product come in a box?
                        Asked on 9/7/2015 by jc

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          Yes, Alter Ego Lipsticks are sold in a unit carton box.

                          Answered on 9/11/2015 by Brand Expert from LORAC Cosmetics
                      • Q:

                        What type of finish does this lipstick have ?
                        Asked on 7/16/2015 by Ariella from Connecticut,US

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          Alter Ego Lipsticks are highly pigmented and have a matte finish.

                          Answered on 7/16/2015 by Brand Expert from LORAC Cosmetics
                      • 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 Expert

                          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 Expert

                          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 Expert

                          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 Expert

                          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
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