bareMinerals BarePro Longwear Matte Lipstick Review & Swatches

bareMinerals released a new line of lipsticks under their BarePro collection. The bareMinerals BarePro Longwear Matte Lipstick is described as a full coverage mineral based lipstick with a matte finish that lasts up to eight hours. With plenty of nudes, pinks but also reds and berry shades, I feel like bareMinerals covered a lot of lip shades.

The bareMinerals BarePro Longwear Matte Lipsticks are formulated with:

– Baobab Oil: Rich in antioxidants and Vitamin C to help moisturize for softer-looking lips.
– Sunflower Seed and Jojoba Waxes: Help to hydrate, nourish, and prevent moisture loss.
– Raspberry and Blackcurrant Seed Oils: Provides antioxidant benefits to help defend against environmental stressors.

They are matte but have a good slip to them so they don’t feel drying on the lips. The formula is more of a velvet matte so they are very comfortable to wear. They don’t catch on any dryness that you have on the lips and you get full on pigment with one swipe.

I received all 20 shades and wore a bunch of them to test for longevity and how they wear. The BarePro Matte Lipsticks wear really well for five hours before I need to re-apply. They also fade nicely so you can even wear them as a stain. I also like to blot them and just apply a tiny bit for that blurred lip effect.

The shape of the bullet and the size makes application very easy. You will need to use a lip brush with the darker shades if you like a precise line.

To be honest these days I prefer a glossy lip over matte lipsticks but I find the BarePro Matte Lipsticks very comfortable for a matte lipstick. If you have dry lips and you still want to wear a matte lipstick, these are a great option. The shade selection and the comfortable formula is hard to beat.

From the brand:

Free of sulfates SLS and SLES, parabens, formaldehydes, phthalates, mineral oil, oxybenzone, coal tar, triclosan, and triclocarban, and contains less than one percent of synthetic fragrances. This product is also vegan, cruelty-free, and gluten-free.

This clean, vegan lipstick delivers creamy high-impact color with just one swipe, in a range of shades from natural-looking neutrals to wearable brights. Powered by Mineral Lock™ Longwear Technology for color that’s transfer-proof, waterproof, smudge-proof, budge-proof, kiss-proof, and cocktail-proof.

Swatches L to R: Camellia, Peony, Spice, Cinnamon, Nutmeg, Petal, Boysenberry








Swatches L to R: Dahlia, Petunia, Hibiscus, Strawberry, Carnation, Bloom







Swatches L to R: Geranium, Saffron, Cherry, Raspberry, Cranberry, Raisin, Blackberry








Bottom line, I really like the new bareMinerals BarePro Longwear Matte Lipsticks line. The formula is very comfortable and long-lasting and I also like the shade selection. As for favorite shades, I would pick, Spice, Cinnamon, Carnation, Saffron and Cherry.

The bareMinerals BarePro Longwear Matte Lipsticks are available at Sephora, and they retail for $20 each.

*PR Sample


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