Love it or Leave It: LOC Matte Lipstick


I received the LOC (Love of Color) Matte Lipstick through Birchbox. To be honest, I wasn’t all that thrilled because the color looked so dark. I received the shade Glam Life, which turned out to be a pink berry color.


This is not matte. On my lips, it definitely seemed more satin than matte. That doesn’t bother me, but for someone expecting a matte lip, you may be disappointed. The color glides on easily and smoothly, and feels more like a balm than a lipstick.

loc2As you can see, the color looks much darker in the tube. The pencils come with rounded tips.

These are really easy to apply, but they do come with some tricks:

  • Smudges very easily
  • Not long lasting
  • Stains skin very easily if it transfers

LOCGlam Life

The product is very comfortable to wear, which I appreciate. It doesn’t dry out my lips at all.

I applied this one day before I went out to run some errands. I was gone for an hour and a half, did not eat or drink anything, and by the time I came back, the lip color was mostly gone except for the slight stain it left behind. I don’t mind reapplying, so this was no big deal to me, but I was a little surprised!

Overall, I do think this is a comfortable formula, but the product smudges so easily that I will have to say leave it in repurchase terms, but I will continue to use this one for now. 🙂

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