Originally Posted by ladyarwen
What's this "snow" that was mentioned with lustres?
a white residue that forms on the outside which is hopefully just some of the oil compounds in the lippy undergoing some type of chemical reaction to changes in temperature or humidity but at the worst could be some sort of fungus. Opinions differ as to if it means the product should be thrown away but if you go about 3 pages back, you will get an eyeful and
Originally Posted by Mac-Guy
I must be in the pro-lustre-minority :-)
I used to love them, but I have too many and have switched sides to liking the matte side of things. Yeah, they are more drying but I like the longevity and pigmentation. Sometimes I like a bit of creaminess or dewiness to my lips, but most of the time not, I am going for something that is going to last. Plus, most of the Luster finish lippies to me look like lipsticks that come from other brands and could often be duped but their matte finish is more unique.
My ranking order is mattene> matte >prolongwear>satin>amplified>frost>creamsheen>lustre/glaze
sometimes I do like the glaze for layering or a less dramatic effect but most of us aren't going to MAC products to be subtle or blend into the woodwork...if I wanted that I would stick with Clinique, BB or EL