Beauty Review: City Lips

When you’re a little bit of an Instagram fan – I do know numerous us are typically on Insta greater than Fb lately – you’ve in all probability seen Metropolis Lips marketed. They’re in all places!

When you’re unfamiliar with it although Metropolis Lips is a lip plumper and gloss that guarantees fuller lips and fewer lip strains.

Finally, as a result of they saved popping up I purchased some to see if it delivered all it promised. For the file, that’s saying lots for somebody who has been despatched so many magnificence merchandise over my lifetime. Isn’t promoting highly effective?

My Lip Story


Picture by Oleg Magni from Pexels

I used to be born with skinny lips and it’s all the time been a bugbear of mine – I all the time hankered after Angelina Jolie-like lips!

Now that I’m rising older they’re getting thinner. This can be a by-product of age as a result of we produce much less collagen and elastin because the years go by – proteins that give our pores and skin elasticity and plumpness. I’ve additionally observed that for the primary time in my life my lips are lots drier in all probability because of declining estrogen.

Injectable Lip Fillers

I’ve had the entire injectable fillers – as a magnificence editor it was a part of my job. However they damage and so they’re costly and I don’t just like the look that so many youthful women are sporting – the injected lip look! It’s nearly prefer it’s develop into the norm however, name me quaint, I don’t assume it’s a very good norm.

A lot of the filling brokers lately are based mostly on hyaluronic acid which is a pores and skin plumper/hydrator that’s naturally current in our our bodies. Restylane is a typical hyaluronic acid injectable lip filler that’s been round for a really very long time. It wears off step by step over about 9 to 12 months and prices round $600-$800 in New Zealand.

When you’re out there for lip injectables I like to recommend (for Aucklanders) Clinic 42 as they’re not followers of that overdone look both. I’ll provide the hyperlink beneath in references.

Metropolis Lips


Metropolis Lips Pink Nude

I ordered Pink Nude which is a beautiful muted pink/nude (humorous that!). It is available in a stunning field and the packaging states: “This lip plumper immediately promotes a glance of fullness and hydration whereas decreasing the looks of wrinkles and tremendous strains.”


Let’s have a look at the highest 5 elements on the checklist:

Hydrogenated Polyisbutene – an artificial moisturising oil that forestalls water loss

Ethylhexyl Palmitate – a fatty ester which is a pleasant emollient

Caprylyl Methicone – a smoothing agent that gives simple spreadability and reduces greasiness

VP/Hexadecene Copolymer – a very good pigment (color) distributor

Silica – a thickening agent and pigment disperser when utilized in cosmetics.

I simply seemed on the prime 5 as that what the product comprises probably the most of and there’s a ton of different elements on the checklist. From what I can see (it’s very tremendous print on the field) Sodium Hyaluronate (hyaluronic acid) is available in at round quantity 30. That mentioned, the corporate could be very clear because the elements checklist is freely obtainable on the web site.


Truthfully? I didn’t get an entire lot of lip plumping (to this point) nevertheless it’s a stunning easy, shiny lip gloss and the Pink Nude is a stunning shade. There are about 20 others – shimmery, opaque and clear. The corporate recommends protecting going with software for 28 days and I’m solely about 5 down so I’ll positively do this (and report again).

I’m not a fan of among the elements just because I don’t need to be ingesting them.

There are almost 700 rave opinions on the web site, however at $35 USD for a tube (they do offers when buying two or extra and also you obtain a 15% low cost card along with your first order) it’s a bit steep for me particularly once I could make my very own. With that mentioned, there’s a money-back assure which is all the time a very good factor (minus transport).

Merchandise are all the time, all the time, all the time subjective, however for fuller lips, I’m nonetheless going to have to save lots of my cash for Restylane.

UPDATE MAY 21, 2020

Hello guys, nicely I promised to provide my ideas 28 days on and it’s a bit longer than that. However Metropolis Lips, whereas hydrating and a stunning gloss hasn’t plumped my lips to any nice diploma so it would in all probability solely get three stars from us. ⭐⭐⭐

Thanks for stopping by! 
Yours in well being & happiness 😀


Most important Picture by Cesar La Rosa on Unsplash



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