Hey-o! So remember my last post, about dying my hair pink? Well, during that photo shoot, I discovered something awesome: the magical powers of bareMinerals Marvelous Moxie Lip Gloss in Hypnotist. I mean, all it takes is one glance at the tube to know that this stuff is some special juice.

DSC_0516Look at those gorgeous, rainbow-y, metallic colors! I couldn’t even handle it. So, I decided to experiment by layering atop a bunch of different lip colors.

DSC_0498Here it is by itself. Pretty standard gloss at first glance, but let me just tell you: my lips did not look this good pre-application. The range of colors in the gloss seemed to color correct any weird issues goin’ on.

DSC_0503This is Hypnotist layered over Bobbi Brown Rich Lip Color in Bare Pink. It really gave a multi-dimensional look to an other-wise standard nude lip color – see the subtle purple tones in there?

DSC_0500Now, layered over Hourglass Opaque Rouge Liquid Lipstick in Raven. This might be the only product I didn’t really like the gloss on top of – I think it made my red look a little spotty and sloppy!

DSC_0504Okay, I’m obsessed with putting Hypnotist over Lime Crime Velvetines in Utopia. It made this bold shade even brighter and more dimensional. Plus, since Utopia is a matte color, using it with Hypnotist gets you two lip looks in one!

DSC_0505And now, my work of art. This is the insanely rad result of Hypnotist over Lime Crime Velvetines in Black Velvet. It looks like an oil spill in the coolest way! Against such a dark background, you can really see the gloss’s purples, blues, pinks… even oranges? I can’t get enough.

Have you tried this amazing product? What lip color do you think it looks coolest over?

Till next time!


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Kate Foster

NYC-based writer. Beauty Assistant at Seventeen Magazine.