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Feb 06 2017

Hard Candy Metallic Mousse Matte Metallic Lip Color

Disclaimer: I bought this.

Hard Candy Metallic Mousse matte metallic lip color swatches on BeautyJudy

In December, I put together a holiday look column for the newspaper that I freelance with, choosing to detail both splurge and budget beauty items. As part of that effort, I picked up a Hard Candy Metallic Mousse liquid lipstick at Walmart. It was a spontaneous purchase, and I had a little trouble picking just one. So I picked three – story of my life, I can’t go ANYWHERE and not find something beauty-related I want!

Anyway. I’ve been a fan of Hard Candy since its relaunch at Walmart, and I have to tell you – these lipsticks do not disappoint. They are on trend, and they are on point.

They even come in this adorable tin holder with a mirror on the inside. The tube is slim and easy to pop into your jeans pocket or your crossbody bag. If you’re like me and you carry a behemoth of a bag, the tin is perfect to help it stand out among the clutter inside!

I’ll do a little blurb and some pictures of each one, then a hand swatch of all of them before finishing my review. Check them out!

Sandstorm

Hard Candy Metallic Mousse matte metallic lip color in Sandstorm BeautyJudy

I put on Sandstorm at 8 a.m. At 1:30 p.m., it was still clinging to my lip, not dry, and didn’t need a touch up. This was after drinking coffee, eating breakfast and lunch, drinking water and soda. How amazing is that?! Five and a half hours! Now, this shade is the type of shade that wears nicely; it’s not a bold red or purple that shows wear on the inner lip as soon as greasy food touches your lips. But still. Color me IMPRESSED.

Hard Candy Metallic Mouse lipstick Sandstorm BeautyJudy

Hard Candy Metallic Mouse lipstick Sandstorm BeautyJudy

This is how it looked after four, four 1/2 hours of wear:

Hard Candy Metallic Mouse lipstick Sandstorm BeautyJudy

Satin & Chenille

Hard Candy Metallic Mousse matte metallic lip color in Satin & Chenille Trolls movie BeautyJudy

Satin & Chenille is such a pretty pop of light, metallic pink. It’s part of the Hard Candy Trolls collection, with a special tin to hold the lippie. I thought the formula on this one wasn’t as pigmented as my experience with Sandstorm or Truffle below this, and it wore a little less longer than the others. I still thought it looked nice and I love frosty pinks! One thing that stinks about this is that the name of the color is on the tin, but not on the tube. The names are on the other two tubes.

Hard Candy Metallic Mousse matte metallic lip color in satin and chenille BeautyJudy
Hard Candy Metallic Mousse matte metallic lip color in satin and chenille BeautyJudy

Truffle

Hard Candy Metallic Mousse matte metallic lip color in truffle BeautyJudy

Truffle is a gorgeous metallic mauve. I thought this one suited me best. This one wore very similar to Sandstorm.

Hard Candy Metallic Mousse matte metallic lip color in truffle BeautyJudy
Hard Candy Metallic Mousse matte metallic lip color in truffle BeautyJudy

Here’s swatches of all three colors on the back of my hand:

Hard Candy Metallic Mousse matte metallic lip color swatches on BeautyJudy

Left to right: Satin & Chenille, Truffle and Sandstorm.

These lippies are $6 at Walmart. You can find them here on the Walmart site, as well. They’re a great way to get on the metallic lip trend, and I was super impressed with the wear I got from Sandstorm and Truffle. I could take or leave Satin & Chenille. I saw an end-cap display of Trolls-themed makeup over the holidays in Walmart, where I picked that one up; I think this is a limited edition collection so you might not find it with the other Metallic Mousse lipsticks.

Have you tried the Metallic Mousse line from Hard Candy? Based on my experience, I’d like to get more of the core line!

  • http://www.stephanielouiseatb.blogspot.com Stephanie Louise Telford

    I need more metallics in my life!

    • BeautyJudy

      Yes! You would rock these!

  • FabZilla_Kath

    You look fabulous with these metallics!

    • BeautyJudy

      Thanks!

  • marciaf

    I’ve worn these too. They are so cute and I adore the packaging.

    • BeautyJudy

      The tins are my favorite part!

  • http://www.phyrra.net/ Phyrra

    Truffle is my favorite

    • BeautyJudy

      It’s gorgeous!

  • http://www.primebeautyblog.net PrimeBeauty

    Wow, the wear is great for a matte, drugstore lippie! I’m going to pick some up next time I’m at Walmart. I actually like all the shades on you.

    • BeautyJudy

      Thank you!!! If you do I hope you’ll let me know what you think!

  • http://www.notesfrommydressingtable.com/ Erika

    You wear these well. Satin & Chenille is a pretty shade but I have to admit, metallic lips aren’t my jam.

    • BeautyJudy

      That’s understandable! There isn’t much I won’t wear, except super pale pinks. They look awful on me!

  • http://www.blushingnoir.com/ Brooke @ Blushing Noir

    They look so good! I swatched some metallic lip shades at Sephora but idk if I could get on bored with the darker ones like this. The Hard Candy price point makes me want to try a lot more, though!

    • BeautyJudy

      I do wish they had lighter metallic choices!

  • Allison @neversaydiebeauty

    Oh heck, I was just at Walmart last week, a store I don’t frequent very often, and I forgot to look at the Hard Candy. Those lippies are cute!

    • BeautyJudy

      They have really upped their game recently!