Today I have a review that I have been dreading for a really long time. Fenty has been a very highly reviewed brand since its conception, and for very good reason. I myself have really enjoyed most of the products I ever tried from them. Before writing this review I have given the Fenty Beauty Stunna Lip Paint in the shade Unveil multiple chances. Sadly I can’t give any more at this point. I have tried and tried, I swear.
But let’s start at the beginning. The packaging is, no surprise here, gorgeous. The applicator is so unique, almost hourglass-shaped with a flat top. I actually love it, it’s the perfect size. I like to twist it and turn it depending on whether I need to line the lips or apply all over.
The feeling of the formula is different from most liquid lips around. It’s on the liquid side. It does set but doesn’t actually dry down completely. So it doesn’t suck all the life out of my lips. It’s very beginner-friendly as you don’t have to rush the application since it doesn’t set immediately. Once applied feels really creamy, almost like a normal lipstick, which is very unexpected with liquid formulas.
The problem I have is with how it wears. Every time I’ve tried it, after very little time (about 1 hour) most of it has faded. And in a very patchy way. Most of the product on the outer lips looks rubbed off. What’s left is the product that has settled on my lips lines which looks darker than what’s left on the rest of the lips. Honestly, it looks horrible.
I have tried in so many ways, wearing a balm underneath, applying more, applying less… but the result, unfortunately, is always the same. Such a shame honestly because I feel it’s one of the most comfortable formulas out there.
I have gotten another shade, Uncuffed and that one doesn’t seem to fade as much and the fading is a little more uniform. But that’s probably because it’s very close to my natural lip colour. I don’t know what I’m doing wrong, honestly. I’ve seen so many wear tests where people have even eaten and it still looks perfect. And here I am not even drinking and it looks like a mess. Such a shame because other than this it’s such a gorgeous formula. I want to love this so bad!
Have you guys tried this product? Does the same thing happen to you? Any tips on how I could make it work?