#FrenchFriday : New Lancome Prismatic Plump Lip Gloss Review

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I am often on prime of latest make-up releases by French magnificence manufacturers, however these days Lancôme has been releasing a ton of latest lip merchandise with out prior discover. So I found the existence of this Prismatic Plump lip gloss once I stumbled upon it at my native Sephora retailer. I purchased shade 08 Ardour Glow throughout the latest Sephora spring bonus sale and I am now able to share my ideas. Preserve studying to search out out if I it is value shopping for!

The Prismatic Plump seems to be a Sephora unique. It is available in eight shades: four sheer opalescent lip toppers with purple, pink, yellow and peach pearl, and four nude shades with a bit extra base shade. Lancôme makes use of the time period holographic to explain these glosses, however prismatic is definitely extra correct. All eight shades include extremely reflective micro-shimmer that brings them to life in direct mild. I did a fast video to indicate you the way the colours and their reflections change whenever you transfer: the lip toppers are on the backside, and three of the four nudes on the prime (lacking is 05 Candy Glow).

A phrase of warning: Sephora has the photographs of the shades incorrect. When you choose a shade, it exhibits you one other tube. The swatches on their web site are additionally absurdly unrealistic – it might appear like that on prime of white paint, perhaps! However to have an concept of what the colour is like, take a look at the final photograph. Nonetheless not true to actual life however it’s essentially the most correct they’ve. I believe my little swatch video provides you a way more practical view of what they appear like.

Anyhow, Lancôme Prismatic Plump is available in a spherical tube much like the model’s Le Métallique gloss launched final 12 months, simply taller and thinner. The model identify on the black cap is written in holographic silver. The velvety applicator is flat and kind of pinched, which causes the gloss to remain on the base fairly than collect on the tip. There is a very faint vanilla scent that disappears rapidly.

The feel feels light-weight and spreads on the lips simply. I do know it seems metallic within the tube, however as soon as utilized the Prismatic Plump is extra of a sheer method saturated with ultra-fine pearl. Ardour Glow, the shade I’ve, incorporates heat pink an gold micro-shimmers that create a reflective, multi-dimensional veil of translucent shade on my lips. It provides me a pink coral tint, however it stays very clear. I can see it working very properly over lipstick so as to add some shine and sparkle, though it is a part of the nude shades fairly than the lip toppers. The end is shiny, however not the shiniest moist look you could find – the Lancôme’s lately launched Rosy Plump continues to be the perfect in that class.

It is actually when it catches the sunshine that this gloss comes alive. In direct solar it seems like my lips are on fireplace! When it does it jogs my memory of considered one of my favourite glosses of all time, Clinique Bonfire (that I reviewed years in the past), besides the latter is extra pigmented, has a lot bigger sparkles, and is extremely sticky (and now discontinued!).

swatch in direct sunlight
Swatch of Lancome Prismatic Plump in Ardour Glow in direct daylight

The Prismatic Plump, then again, is not sticky in any respect upon software. It feels mild however hydrating, nevertheless it develops a slight tackiness because it wears down. It is nothing too bothering for me, and I like that it is so snug and provides moisture to my dry lips.

Clearly the Prismatic Plump lip gloss has the phrase “plump” in its identify, however the description by the model does not emphasize any plumping impact. It creates a really refined minty cool sensation after a few minutes, however it does not tingle or sting like most traditional lip plumpers. I do not assume it makes my lips any greater both. For me the plump issue is extra of an optical phantasm as a result of reflective shimmer and glossiness – so when you’re on the lookout for an precise lip plumper, that is not it.

Put on time is pretty good for a gloss: the switch is not too dangerous, and I’ve to reapply after a few hours to maintain the shiny end seen.

lip swatch
Sporting the Lancome Prismatic Plump in Ardour Glow


The brand new Lancôme Prismatic Plump will not be fairly as spectacular as its identify suggests, being fairly sheer and never bodily plumping the lips. Nevertheless I actually get pleasure from my Ardour Glow, the shimmer is simply lovely when the sunshine hits it on the proper angle! Should you love lip merchandise with uncommon shimmer like I do, I might advocate attempting it. It is also a very good choice for individuals who like non-sticky, wearable gloss – with the added enjoyable shimmer. Should you like Fenty Magnificence’s Gloss Bomb for instance, I believe you’d get pleasure from this gloss too. Personally I am pondering of getting one other shade!


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