Velvety Matte Lipsticks


Photography Raymond Lee/Capsule Productions

The South Korean girls are already onto them (but, of course). And like how it is for everything they like, we find ourselves liking them too.  

The blurring effect is courtesy of dimethicone, a type of silicone used as a smoothing agent in pore-filling primers. Velvet matte lipsticks have more of the silicone to fill in lip lines and create a physical barrier so that pigments don’t sink into dry, flaky patches. 

Something that older women with thinner lips will like, too.

This story was first published on Her World’s January 2020 issue.


Photography Raymond Lee/Capsule Productions

The South Korean girls are already onto them (but, of course). And like how it is for everything they like, we find ourselves liking them too.  

The blurring effect is courtesy of dimethicone, a type of silicone used as a smoothing agent in pore-filling primers. Velvet matte lipsticks have more of the silicone to fill in lip lines and create a physical barrier so that pigments don’t sink into dry, flaky patches. 

Something that older women with thinner lips will like, too.

This story was first published on Her World’s January 2020 issue.

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