MUA Pro Plumping Lip Gloss

Posted by on Monday, February 20, 2012

When MUA were doing their promotion on the new plumping lip gloss, I bought four because I like overkill.
Now in my defence, these are gorgeous.

MUA have really classed up the packaging for this 'Pro' line. Me gusta.


Left to right: Nude, Pin Up Pink, Sienna,  Buff


Bare lips for you.
(and a poor quality photo)

Buff. SAM_0390
I like the fact they included two nudes in this selection of colours. This one fits me better but the other, 'Nude', isn't too far off so I'll be making good use of them both. Wise colour choice, MUA.

Probably the least pigmented of the bunch, it also has a slightly odd smell that I can't quite place - reminds me of plastic, a little. Not too keen on this one, but I find that orange lip products don't seem to like me much anyway!

Pin Up Pink.
Nice and pigmented, and the colour is perfectly apt for the name. Again, will be using this a lot.

On me, this is a little 'ghost lips', but it's the sort of colour that would suit many people because it has such neutral undertones. When I've gone very heavy on the eyes, this is my lip product of choice.

Do they plump? Not on me. Glosses have a natural 'plumping' effect (as in, they make your lips look bigger because they're shiny and the light reflects more off them) and these do that, but they're not actually making my lips bigger, as far as I can tell. I'm thrilled to bits about that as I don't feel my lips need to be any bigger, but the 'plumping' aspect of this might be what has attracted other people to the product, and if so you may well be disappointed if it doesn't work for you.

There is a slight tingling sensation, but it's not too unpleasant - again, something I like because I don't enjoy feeling product on my lips and the better it behaves while it's there, the happier I am.

I would invest in the last two colours if they appealed to me, and if MUA fancies bringing out some more shades (some purples/plums, a red and a brown maybe? Ta.) I'd be all over those like a journalist on a juicy scoop.


  1. i love pin up pink =) it looks super pretty on you

  2. Thanks Jel! I can't actually pick a favourite between Pin Up Pink and Buff, haha.

  3. These look lovely :) I'm glad they're not plumping; I have swollen lips twice a day anyway so it's not like ma trout pout needs plumping! x

  4. I'll probably never get to try the brand cuz it's neither available here nor in Germany (especially not there) lol, but it seems like a nice brand with affordable products that perform well!

  5. Other people might find that they're plumping on them, but it really wasn't the case for me, Jenny! LOL at trout pout, I know exactly how you feel!

    Let me see what I can do, Anna ;)


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