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Selena Gomez is launching matching matte lipsticks and lip liners, and everyone is super excited about it. I have been playing with the brand new Rare Beauty Kind Words Matte Lipstick & Matte Lip Liner and they are good! I have all 10 shades swatched for you here.
What is Rare Beauty Kind Words Matte Lipstick?
Described as a buttery, pigment-rich, soft matte lipstick, and created by Selena to be a classic lipstick that’s super comfortable to wear.
- Hydrating and Long-wearing
- Innovative, flexible formula designed to move with your lips
- Cushiony, pigment-rich colour
- Keeps lips feeling soft and moisturised
- Available in 10 shades with matching Kind Words Matte Liner – see swatches below
- Free from parabens, formaldehydes, formaldehyde-releasing agents, phthalates, retinyl palmitate, oxybenzone, coal tar, hydroquinone, sulfates SLS & SLES, triclocarban, and triclosan
- Vegan, cruelty-free
- Recyclable packaging
Rare Beauty Kind Words Matte Liner
The ten matte lipsticks each have a liner that matches their shade which is super handy if you like to go to the full effort when it comes to a lip look.
I have tested the liners and lipsticks, and using the liner under the lip colour is definitely the way to go if you want something super super long lasting.
The liners have a creamy texture and come in a waterproof formula. It applies effortlessly and the matches with the lip colours are excellent.
I love that the pencils have a twist up (and down – yay) mechanic and each one comes with its own little sharpener to keep the nib as sharp as you need it to be.
Rare Beauty Kind Words Matte Lipstick & Liner Swatches
I have all 10 shades (bar one lipstick which was missing in my batch of samples) to show you.
- Creative – muted peach
- Talented – true natural beige
- Humble – rose mauve
- Fun – neutral mauve
- Worthy – muted mauve
- Lively – rose pink
- Wise – warm brown nude
- Bold – deep berry rose
- Gifted – deep dusty plum
- Strong – rich chocolate
So far I have managed to gather just regular swatches for you, but I will get lips swatches together as soon as I can.
The formula for both the liner and the matte lipstick is really lovely and they both glide on smoothly without tugging or pulling at the skin. The finish of the lipstick looks flawless and although the formula is matte, there’s a good amount of velvety radiance in the payoff.
I haven’t had a proper chance to wear test any of the shades yet but I can tell from the swatches that it is a good long-wear, high performance formula. The liners are especially long-lasting, thanks to their waterproof formulation.
I love the liner format and I think these will be a huge hit. It’s a soft and creamy texture and you can twist the colour both up and down, and there’s a small sharpener in the base, so you will never be hunting round for a classic sharpener to keep your liner in shape.
I also really like the shade range – Creative, Talented Humble and Lively are instant favourites. I must confess though, I am surprised not to see a true red in the line up. Maybe they are saving that launch for Christmas??!
Where to buy Rare Beauty Kind Words Matte Lipstick & Liner in the UK
The new matte lipstick and liner collection collection is launching for an exclusive preview at Space NK from 6pm on 29th June 2022. Available for 24 hours only, while stock last.
Make sure you also check out the Rare Beauty Positive Light Tinted Moisturiser (review here), which is excellent.