Milani Lip Flash Pencil Review

Hey hey! My husband and I are babysitting today and got locked out while the kids were riding bikes outside. I was freaking out until my amazing husband climbed up the balcony on the house and happened to find a spare key! Crisis averted!! 

I have another makeup item to show you today. It's the Milani Lip Flash Full Coverage Shimmer Gloss Pencil. The shade is Photo Flash. When I first saw this it really intrigued me that a gloss could come in pencil form and actually work decently. Although it's not totally a gloss, it definitely has some moisture to it.

My overall opinion of this product is I LOVE it! Even though the color is brighter than what I tend to gravitate toward, it was super wearable and I didn't feel silly or self conscious when I had it on. It has a clean application, and I like the consistency because it's thinner than lipstick, but more rich than a gloss. I  definitely want to try out the other shades! 

Here is a swatch of Photo Flash. The only thing I haven't been able to form an opinion on is that fact that this pencil sharpens and isn't retractable. In my past experience, softer pencils like this tend to use lots more product up during the sharpening process. 

This color had great staying power and lasted a good portion of the day for me. 

For more drama, add a clear gloss on top!

Finally, these seem to be almost identical to Urban Decay's Super-Saturated High Gloss Lip Color pencils at a fraction of the price! The Milani Pencils come in 8 different shade and retail for $6.99 on Milani's website. Have any of you seen these in stores?

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*This product was sent to me for review in exchange for my honest opinions.
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  1. I keep waffling on these since most of the shades seem very bright! But this does look quite wearable. Might have to pick one up next time!

  2. Yay for stepping outside of your comfort zone. It's very pretty color. Looks nice on you.

  3. @Angie- You should definitely give them I try...I really like them!

    @Ashley- It does feel good to do that every once in a while! Thank you!


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