REVIEW: NYX Soft Matte Lip Cream in Antwerp

Have you experienced an excruciating back pain? I have been suffering from that lately and I am really annoyed now. I rested and even had a massage but the pain is still there which makes me worry a bit. Anyways, it won't stop me from blogging. NO, never! LOL!


Now, I will be sharing with you a review about a favorite lip cream of mine. It's NYX Soft Matte Lip Cream in Antwerp. This is actually the first lip cream that I actually fell in love with. I may be late because a ton of reviews are now available but I just want to share my thoughts about the product. Shall we start, eh?


Packaging: Matte screw cap connected to the applicator.

Product Description:
It's not lipstick, nor is it gloss. It's like nothing you've experienced before. It's lipstick cream that goes on silky but looks soft matte.


Silky but matte? Now that's interesting, right?

Doe foot applicator


Left: without flash
Right: with flash

Antwerp is a peachy coral shade that, I think,will look good on fair skinned people and even on morenas like me. 

One, thin swipe

Applied generously

When worn:

I look awkward, I know. :P


- Packaging doesn't look cheap at all.
- I love the applicator. It spreads the product nicely on my lips.

- I love the scent. Smells like chocolate or vanilla. 

- The texture is silky and creamy. Unlike other matte lipsticks, this glides smoothly on my really dry lips.

- I find that this does not make my lips drier. 

- This particular shade complements my morena skin.

- SMLC comes in 11 shades.

- Color payoff is above average. It's not as extreme as I thought it would be but that's okay. I can always control the application.

- Long lasting. It can last up to 4-5 hours without eating. When you eat, it will fade but you can still see a sheer color left on your lips.

- Not tested on animals.

- Hypoallergenic.

- Affordable. You get what you paid for. (0.23 oz/ 6.5g)



- It makes the lines of the lips more visible. 

- If you have dry, chapped lips, it will be more visible but not aggravating it.

- Not available in malls and drugstores here in the Philippines.


Where to purchase?
Skye Avenue, Kering Keri Store

Php 250-280

Packaging/Apperance = 5/5
Effectiveness = 4/5
Availability = 4/5
Affordability = 5/5
OVERALL = 4.5/5

I am satisfied with this product. Extremely satisfied, I must say. 

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Disclaimer: Item bought by my own money and reviewed with an honest and unbiased viewpoint. I am not affiliated with the brand in any way.



  1. I love NYX products, are amazing!!


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  2. This is in my to-buy list! I know I'm gonna have a hard time choosing what shade to get. I did when I ordered NYX Round Lipsticks. Hahaha

  3. Jan Mitchelle PanuelaNovember 8, 2012 at 3:34 PM

    Hahaha i am looking for a review with this one last afternoon.. undecided pa ko. di ko alam kung miners matte factor or this one. then if nyx ang orderin ko, di ko rin alam kung antewerp or yung milan. so I think this one nalang talaga! hihih thanks sa review. sana di ito super drying sa lips ko. :)

  4. Jan Mitchelle PanuelaNovember 8, 2012 at 3:34 PM

    super nice tlaga nang color!!!!! :D

  5. Hi Michelle! Thanks for allowing me to tag you. Looking forward to your post on this :)

  6. I love antwerp too, looks natural to morena but with a hint of pink but not overdo. :)


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