About Obsessive Compulsive Cosmetics
Obsessive Compulsive Cosmetics (OCC) is proudly 100% Vegan, and its claims are certified by no less than PETA. OCC traces its humble beginnings in 2004 when David Klasfeld, then a makeup artist based in New York City, started to formulate and make available to the market two lip balms: Tarred and Feathered.
Not long after, OCC began to manufacture products under its OCC Skin and Nail Lacquer lines. Its products quickly became popular among top-billed makeup artists and beauty consultants. In 2009, OCC launched Lip Tar in Matte, later on evolving the line to create Metallic finish and another in Stained Gloss.
What is Obsessive Compulsive Cosmetics Lip Tar Matte?
OCC Lip Tar Matte is your matte finish lipstick but in liquid form. Why is it better than matte lipstick? OCC Lip Tar Matte gives you opaque, outstanding pigments without drying your lips or leaving your puckers to sticky or too shiny to invite your next great kiss. The end result: soft, supple lips colored just the way you want it!
Available in 43 wonderfully prepared neutral to nude to highly pigmented tints that range from peachy to plum and daring red, OCC Lip Tar Matte just made it a whole lot easier for lip color lovers to ditch the traditional lipstick and jump into the liquid lip coloring cosmetics. The OCC Lip Tar Matte range gives you even more than your usual lip shades and also comes in revolutionary shades that give your lips a pop of color and a lot of attention, among which are sky blue, yellow, and orange.
Among users’ favorites are COVET (golden buff neutral), KAVA KAVA (light peach neutral), Memento (mid-tone pink, plum neutral), Anita (Browned Burgundy) for that every day, effortless beauty. For more fashionable days and daring moods, top favorites include NSFW (true balanced red), Black Dahlia (blackest, blackened red, almost plum color), Pagan (blackened purple), and Vain (deep, dark indigo). For even more high fashion head turner, dare OCC Lip Tar Matte in RX (true cyan blue), Hoochie (extreme magenta), and Pretty Boy (super rich fuschia).
Ingredients in Obsessive Compulsive Cosmetics Lip Tar Matte
Since OCC is reputed for being 100% vegan and cruelty-free, you can rest assured that each tube of OCC Lip Tar Matte is free of parabens, silicone, and petroleum. The formulation is infused with peppermint oil, a natural antimicrobial and antibacterial ingredient which not only serves as a refreshing moisture provider but also, as a natural preservative to guarantee your tube of OCC Lip Tar Matte stays fresh and germ-free even with regular use. In addition, the OCC Lip Tar Matte is infused with hemp oil and soy-derived Vitamin E, both great lip moisturizers to keep your puckers soft and supple even as the product dries up to a matte finish.
What are the benefits of using the Obsessive Compulsive Cosmetics Lip Tar Matte?
The OCC Lip Tar Matte gives you the definition and color you can only get from a matte finish minus the dryness often associated with it. On the contrary, OCC Lip Tar Matte not only leaves your lips amazingly, uniquely beautiful but also keep them moisturized.
Beyond beauty and enhancing physical appearance, choosing OCC Lip Tar Matte products over non-vegan counterparts also helps you help promote non-cruelty to animals but, more importantly, gives you peace of mind that the product you’re using does not contain animal-derived ingredients which can be very powerfully irritating allergens that may harm your skin.
Are there any side effects in using the Obsessive Compulsive Cosmetics Lip Tar Matte?
There are no known or reported side effects experienced by users in applying OCC Lip Tar Matte.
Reviews are mixed, most users saying they ended up recommending the product to friends while a few are not satisfied with the product’s matte finish.
How to apply?
OCC Lip Tar Matte products come in small, easy-to-squeeze tubes that have very tiny holes, making it easy to control and contour color application on your lips. Apply directly on lips or, use a thin, good quality lip brush for better contouring. For a more feathered finish, apply the product at the center of your lower and upper lip then use your fingers to spread the product to the outer corners of your lips. Blot out any excess product that find their way beyond your lip line with tissue or a soft cloth.
How long does the Obsessive Compulsive Cosmetics Lip Tar Matte stay on the lips?
True to its matte finish, the OCC Lip Tar Matte lingers on your lips for hours even after a meal or a great, romantic kiss.
How much does the Obsessive Compulsive Cosmetics Lip Tar Matte cost?
Each tube costs anywhere between US$18 and US$20 per .33 oz. tube.
Where to Buy?
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