Oh Sephora…a beauty maven’s heaven on earth. With free 2-day shipping on all orders with a Flash Subscription to free samples with every order, what more could they offer? How about the ability to try on new lip shades without having to leave the house? With Sephora Virtual Artist, you can take every single shade the company stocks for an instant test run. For the lipstick-obsessed, this is one big game changer.
Sephora Virtual Artist is available on iOS as well as the Sephora site. Upload or take a photo and you get the option for hundreds of lipstick options ranging from reds to nudes, mattes to glosses, metallics to shimmers. Try on your favorite colors or pick something unconventional. Who knows? You might fall in love with it!
I gave it a whirl on the iOS app and was pleasantly surprised at how much I enjoyed the experience. Being able to see various shades of reds, berries and pinks without applying (and re-applying) store samples was satisfying. You can compare shades side by side to see what looks best.
I personally enjoy bold lip colors from time to time, so I definitely wanted to try on a fun red and a bright fuchsia. I also tried on a simple brown as well as something outside my comfort zone—a frosted, metallic gold lipstick. I don’t think the full frost is portrayed in the app, but I ended up really liking how it looked in the photo.
Clinique Long Last Soft Matte Lipstick in Crimson
Ciate London LIP LOCKED Tint and Balm Lip Duo in In The 305
DOLCE&GABBANA The Lipstick Classic Cream Lipstick in Seduction 70
Shiseido Lacquer Rogue in GD817 Athena
This app is definitely both fun and functional, especially if you shop at Sephoraonline with Ebates. You’ll be able to try on any lip color and get a good idea of how it is going look on you. What are some of your favorite lip colors? Let us know in a comment below.
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