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Lorac Alter Ego Lipstick

Lorac

Alter Ego Lipstick

Minimalist (deep rose)

Item #: 2304159 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
 
4.3

(based on 471 reviews)

86%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • True to color (280)
  • Long lasting (277)
  • Even application (262)
  • Great color selection (260)
  • Convenient container (180)

Cons

  • Drying (81)
  • Wears off easily (39)
  • Clumpy application (31)
  • Not true to color (15)
  • Poor color selection (9)

Best Uses

  • Anytime (267)
  • Everyday use (152)
  • Going out (138)
  • Special occasions (117)
  • Daytime (98)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Classic style (161), Natural style (133), Trendy style (118)
    • Skin Tone:
    • Medium (214), Fair (179), Deep (35)

Reviewed by 471 customers

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5.0

Awesome color

By Jess

from Miami

About Me Natural Style

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Even Application
  • Great Color Selection
  • Long Lasting

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Anytime

    Comments about Lorac Alter Ego Lipstick:

    I use it everyday for work or to go out. Everyone has a comment about this lip stick. It's super nice.

    • Skin Tone:
    • Fair
     
    4.0

    Great product

    By Jet Setter

    from Georgia

    About Me Natural Style

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

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

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Going Out
      • Special Occasions

      Comments about Lorac Alter Ego Lipstick:

      Pleasantly suprised!

      • Skin Tone:
      • Medium
       
      2.0

      It is a good product. However it is overpriced.

      By Mk

      from Columbus OH

      About Me Natural Style

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Even Application
      • Great Color Selection
      • Moisturizing

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Anytime

        Comments about Lorac Alter Ego Lipstick:

        Overpriced

        • Skin Tone:
        • Fair
         
        5.0

        Very natural and good coverage

        By KD

        from Anderson SC

        About Me Natural Style

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

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

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Daytime

          Comments about Lorac Alter Ego Lipstick:

          Love the look and feel.

          • Skin Tone:
          • Medium
           
          5.0

          So amazing!

          By Beauty Advisor

          from Orlando, Florida

          About Me Trendy Style

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

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

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Anytime
            • Everyday Use

            Comments about Lorac Alter Ego Lipstick:

            This product is so underestimated! I just started working at Ulta and I needed to stock up on lipsticks that I could wear to work. All my coworkers said Lorac had the best lipsticks and that they have them all! I got Minimalist and Vixen. The colors are beautiful and the formula is so comfortable! They last forever, apply evenly, are pigmented, and have a nice smell and pleasant taste. I now understand why all my coworkers have the whole collection. I will be adding all of them to mine! Everyone should have these in their collection.

            • Skin Tone:
            • Fair
             
            4.0

            Perfect creamy matte

            By Rachelrod22

            from Chillicothe, Ohio

            About Me Classic Style

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

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

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Anytime
              • Everyday Use

              Comments about Lorac Alter Ego Lipstick:

              I love this color! It's a perfect brown/red! It's creamy doesn't dry out my lips! Great everyday color, and great for everyday wear!

              • Skin Tone:
              • Fair
               
              5.0

              Got the shade Dominatrix...

              By Rose

              from Leesburg, VA

              Pros

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

              Cons

                Best Uses

                  Comments about Lorac Alter Ego Lipstick:

                  I got this on a whim, and oh my gosh, I adore it. It goes on so smoothly, with gorgeous pigment, and it stays so well! I didn't expect it to last through much of anything, so I'm sitting at home just drinking whatever, snacking, and licking my lips, expecting to see a disaster when I walk past the mirror, only to find that it still looked perfect?? It's definitely NOT transfer proof at all, but I guess the pigmentation is so intense that the color stays on for a while anyway (is that how it works?). It faded as I kept drinking, but even then, it faded to a beautiful (if slightly uneven) red that I wasn't mad at.

                  It was a little drying, and like I said, it's not transfer proof. But it's so beautiful and works so well, I'd happily recommend it. I have a feeling I'll be getting a lot more of these!

                  • Skin Tone:
                  • Fair
                   
                  5.0

                  Yessss

                  By Scarlet Katastrophe

                  from Los Angeles CA

                  About Me Classic Style

                  Pros

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

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Anytime
                    • Everyday Use
                    • Special Occasions

                    Comments about Lorac Alter Ego Lipstick:

                    I must admit, I had a gift set of Lorac Alter Ego lipsticks for months that I never even opened. I finally got around to wearing it. OMG! I am a self proclaimed lippie hoarder, so my collection is huge and it takes a lot to impress me. Where to begin? This lipstick is amazing. The pigmentation is wonderful. Just one swipe gives a lush, deep color. The lipstick is smooth and glides on. The texture is very easy to work with. The only con I see is that I wish it smelled like the delicious vanilla scent of the Alter Ego glosses. Other than that, 5 stars! The color selection is tops. So in love with Lorac products, they continually impress me! I just ordered them in 10 more colors, which brings my Alter Ego lipstick collection to 15 shades (and 16 glosses. Like I said, hoarder). Trust me, they are THAT good.

                    • Skin Tone:
                    • Medium
                     
                    4.0

                    Smooth and long lasting

                    By Mac

                    from Memphis, Tennessee

                    Comments about Lorac Alter Ego Lipstick:

                    I love this lip stick so much! I bought it about 9 months ago. It last log, applies and stay smoothie, and usually doesn't smear. The only time it has smeared on me is when I run my fingers over it or take a drink our of a glass or straw. I would definitely recommend this to others!

                     
                    4.0

                    I always purchase this lipstick

                    By Ms Kay

                    from Waco, Tx

                    About Me Natural Style

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

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

                    Cons

                    • Wears Off Easily

                    Best Uses

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

                    Comments about Lorac Alter Ego Lipstick:

                    I have made several purchases and will continue to purchase this brand and shade

                    • Skin Tone:
                    • Deep

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                    • Q:

                      What is the difference between the Ego lipsticks and the Pro Matte Lip color lipsticks? Because I know they both have the matte finish, right?
                      Asked on 9/1/2016 by Mallie101 from South Carolina, USA

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        Correct, all Alter Ego Lipstick and PRO Matte Lip Color shades are highly-pigmented with a matte finish.
                        Alter Ego Lipstick comes in an original lipstick bullet form, whereas PRO Matte Lip Color comes in a retractable stick form that is slimmer than an original lipstick bullet. PRO Matte Lip Color also has a PRO tip that hugs the curves of your lips with precision that can be used to line and define the lips.
                        Alter Ego Lipstick is a matte lipstick finish but glides on and feels similar to a cream lipstick texture. PRO Matte Lip Color has a velvety-smooth, weightless feel.

                        Answered on 9/6/2016 by Brand Expert from LORAC Cosmetics
                    • Q:

                      I have the flower child shade, and is gorgeous but it is not matte at all. It says cream, and applies like cream. It also smears and bleeds and makes marks in the lips when I press my lips together. What do I need to do to make a better application? I have used liners and primers, and alone, same outcome. Is there a primer you would recommend. I am not familiar with a cream lipstick at all.
                      Asked on 4/29/2016 by Renee from Texarkana, TX

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        Alter Ego Lipsticks do provide a creamy, texture but the finish should be matte.

                        Flower Child is a beautiful, bright shade. Try using a lip brush for a more precise and controlled application. First line your lips using the brush, and then fill in your lips using the brush. Continue to layer as desired.

                        Answered on 5/6/2016 by Brand Expert from LORAC Cosmetics
                    • 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
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