Review & Swatches: 29 Reserves Grape Seed Age Protecting Moisturizing Lipstick SPF 20 in “Lightly Crushed”

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29 Reserves Grape Seed Age Protecting Moisturizing Lipstick SPF 20 in Lightly Crushed

Availability: 29 Cosmetics
Price: $25.00

Company’s Description

No one will ever guess that behind that beautiful, saturated color you are moisturizing and protecting your lips. Long-lasting grape seed anti-oxidant enriched moisturizing lipstick with SPF 20 nourishes and protects the lips from environmental pollutants and the harmful effects of free radicals. Helps the lips appear smooth and moisturized while visibly easing the signs of aging. Apply evenly to lips for a customized look.

29 Cosmetics’ Reserves Grape Seed Age Protecting Moisturizing Lipstick SPF 20 is a moisturizing lipstick that is available in 2 dozen shades. This review is for the lipstick in Lightly Crushed–a sheer frosted nude.


Packaging: 9.5/10

This lipstick comes in a reflective, silver, rectangular tube with the 29 logo at the top of the cap.

Quality: 9.5/10

Lightly Crushed is a perfectly universal color whose nude quality is both noticeable and understated. It gives the lips a completely natural flush of color that isn’t loud or opaque, but still adds a beautiful tint to the lips. The lipstick leaves a subtly glossy finish.

The formula for this lipstick is extremely moisturizing. It feels like a very emollient chapstick that leaves a protective barrier over the lips. I wish the lipstick lasted for longer (it lasts 1-2 hours, which is expected with a moisturizing lipstick), but while it’s only your lips it hydrates them very well.

This lipstick has a funky scent to it (it smells the way my grandmother’s lipsticks used to smell), but I don’t notice the smell at all after I apply the lipstick.

Ease of Use: 10/10

This lipstick glides onto the lips without needing to apply any extra pressure and the color is effortless to apply too.

Price: 9/10

For $25.00 you get 0.16 ounces (4.5 grams) of lipstick. This is a little more product than you usually get with a high-end brand for around the same price-point.

Final Grade

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29 Reserves Grape Seed Age Protecting Moisturizing Lipstick SPF 20

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29 Reserves Grape Seed Age Protecting Moisturizing Lipstick SPF 20 in Lightly Crushed

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29 Reserves Grape Seed Age Protecting Moisturizing Lipstick SPF 20

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29 Reserves Grape Seed Age Protecting Moisturizing Lipstick SPF 20 in Lightly Crushed

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29 Reserves Grape Seed Age Protecting Moisturizing Lipstick SPF 20 in Lightly Crushed Swatch

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