Saturday, September 1, 2012

Manic Panic High Voltage Lip Gloss Review + Swatches

Hello, boys and girls! 

A couple of months ago, I was contacted by Manic Panic and they had asked me if I was interested in trying out their lip glosses. I have seen them on other blogs and YouTube videos in the past and I've always been interested in them, so I went ahead and said, "sure thing"!

When I think of Manic Panic, I think of their amazing hair color collection. I was a huge fan of their hair dyes when I was in high school. I had Hayley Williams red hair, and it was BAD ASS. So when I found out that they actually offer cosmetics, I did a little happy dance. They sent me two High Voltage Lip Glosses to play around with. Now, these aren't just any old lip glosses. They are lighted lip glosses! The LED light is inside the cap, and is activated when twisted open. It is nice and bright, and helps you see exactly what you're doing.  Not only that, but they have a handy-dandy mirror on the side of the tube. Absolutely perfect and ideal makeup item to throw in your purse!

Top: Naked, Bottom: Power of Love.
The packaging of these are super nice; not too small and not too bulky. They are sturdy and well made. I love the sleekness of them, and of course the star of the show is definitely the built-in LED light!
The applicators are the classic, doe-foot variety, which are my favorites when it comes to lip glosses. You get a nice and even coverage.

Power of Love and Naked
Website Description: "Give your lips a spark with Manic Panic’s new High Voltage Lip Gloss! Packed with Vitamins C&E and jojoba (in addition to tons of goodie flower extracts), this cupcake flavored lip gloss will leave your lips shiny and sweet. Giving you the ultimate in color and shine, High Voltage Lip Gloss comes with a LED lighted twist tube cap and features a mirror on the outside….perfect for touch ups wherever you are. The highly pigmented cruelty free and 100% Vegan and Paraben FREE lip gloss applies flawlessly and have staying power."  

Power of Love: Light-medium frosty pink and cupcake flavor/scented.
I'm personally not a huge fan of frosty lip colors, but this is pretty nonetheless! The color is a light/medium shade of warm pink that will flatter lots of different skin tones. Great for highlighting your lips! 

Naked: Medium mauve with gold shimmer and cupcake flavor/scented.
This is THE perfect nude lip gloss for my medium-fair skin! It doesn't make me look like a zombie, and it keeps my lips hydrated. The mauve color is gorgeous, and there is a subtle golden shimmer that gives it an extra pop. Photos do not do it justice!

DISCLAIMER: Some or all products shown in this post may have been provided by the said brand(s) for potential review or use. For more information, please read my DISCLOSURE.

Overall, I really enjoy these glosses. Right off the bat, I am instantly drawn to the fact that they are vegan and cruelty-free. I am definitely more of a lipstick kind of girl, but I have been reaching for Naked a lot lately when I feel like rocking a nude lip. It's simply beautiful and really flattering on me. The smell is divine...they smell like vanilla cupcakes! They also last on the lips quite a while as well, and are not sticky whatsoever. There is nothing worse than sticky lip gloss! They're not greasy, either. They feel extremely light-weight and comfortable on the lips. Manic Panic's High Voltage Lip Glosses are a win in my book! They retail at $12.00 USD, and can be purchased HERE. Manic Panic also carries a variety of other cosmetics and beauty products!

I hope this review was helpful to you! If you're looking for a fabulous lip gloss with an edge, then you'll love these.

Hope you all are doing great! Besides patiently waiting for the fall season (I hate summer), I have been busy with a new and exciting project that will be coming up in the near future. I CANNOT wait to share it with you all!

Also, to my fellow Amurricans, have a safe and happy Labor Day!
See you all next week...

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  1. have to try Radioactive. It is the most amazing red I have ever put on my lips in a gloss. I have a video on Manic Panic Lip Glosses with a giveaway. I have a giveaway right now on their cassette compacts that are so cool. I am trying to get exposure on it. I am also looking for a guest judge...I would be honored:) Anyway, I hope you love those as much as I cool are the lights and the cupcake smell. Love it! Take care, Jennifer

  2. Pretty colours!

  3. When I first looked at it I thought they had sent you two of the same gloss haha

  4. I love red lips to attract young guys on Cougarlurec0m

  5. There is an award for you on my blog! I hope you accept it. You really deserve it!

  6. great blog! and I love yout swatches,pretty lip glosses!


  7. Your blog is soo cool and fun to read! I love the LED light in those lip glosses, i think i have to get one in the color Naked, its a lovely color :)
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  8. nacked is such a pretty shade

  9. Naked is such a great shade! Love it! And cupcake scented? Totally need these!


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