The Lip Bar is an independent makeup company specializing in lipsticks. They have infused the concept of lipsticks with the bar scene and have created seasonal lipstick shades. Lavender Mojito was part of their Secret Garden collection, which is no longer available.
The packaging alone was worth the $20 per lipstick price, but no one should have to spend more than $12 for lipsticks, except in the case of OCC Lip Tars. The lipstick tubes are custom made, and the package was accompanied by a pen in the shape of a lipstick and product information cards. The Lip Bar obviously takes pride in their packaging and attention to detail.
No ingredient list was obtained by the author. During testing, Lavender Mojito was sampled over bare lips, primed lips, and a neutral lip pencil.
The Lip Bar Lavender Mojito is not highly pigmented. It required several applications of the product to appear on medium tan / olive complexion. When applied over MAC Chromographic Pencil NC42/MW35, the products blended, creating a greyed tone.
Ease of Use: 10
The Lip Bar Lavender Mojito glided on easily but required several applications and streaks. (UPDATED 12/26/2013: The Lip Bar stated that the product may have been bad as it is not supposed to be streaky. They subsequently replaced it with Purple Rain, which did not have the same streaky effect.)
The Lip Bar Lavender Mojito is creamy and feels smooth on lips.
The Lip Bar Lavender Mojito wore off after about an hour or so and required reapplication. It must be noted that lipsticks such as this, with hydrating and moisturizing properties, will typically require reapplication often.
The Lip Bar Lavender Mojito is not a traditional lip color and is not suitable for professional office environments such as law firms, law enforcement, dental and medical offices, etc. It is a fun color for all ages and can be worn tactfully and classy.
Rating: 36 = 72%
The Lip Bar Lavender Mojito was a limited edition item in the Secret Garden collection and is no longer available. However, if you prefer neutral colors, their Virgin Cocktails may be appealing.
In comparison to Lime Crime’s D’Lilac, it is deeper but greatly less opaque. It is less pink / red than Lime Crime Airborne Unicorn.
Disclaimer: These products were purchased by the author for review purposes. This review was in no way influenced by any individual and/or entity and reflects the author’s personal views.