Is there any better way to get to know your faves other than picking them apart? In Swatch & Destroy, we snap, slice, smear, spill, and shatter cosmetics to get to their core. We’ll swatch the pigments so you can see them up close, then close in on all the intimate details of their anatomy. Because texture is sexy, people! Trust us on this: breaking beauty products is so satisfying, you won’t be able to look away.

In case our numerous swatch guides didn’t tip you off, we’re always game to kiss up to a good lippie. But NGL, all the prep work can get a little frustrating. We’re talking lip scrubs the night before, loads of balm on the day, and everything else that perfects our lips prior to shading them in. Tedious, right? K-beauty brand Tinchew sure seems to think so. How else would you explain their ingenious Mad for Tint Color Stick?
This vivid 3-in-1 stick ticks all the boxes for a good bullet, tint, and balm. Honestly, we thought that was a tall order—but this really delivers. Not only is it intensely pigmented, it’s also hydrating and lasts for hours. Plus, thanks to its creamy texture, it glides on like a dream. (It practically applies itself!)

See the swatch guide to the Color Sticks below, and watch us take ‘em apart in the video above!


#1 Deep Red Pool
THE COLOR: A chili pepper red.
#2 Dancing Night Hot Pink
THE COLOR: A vibrant, Miami Vice pink.
#3 Neon in Orange
THE COLOR: A K-pop idol orange.
#4 Grapefruit Coral
THE COLOR: A sweet and simple coral.
#5 Watermelon Pink
THE COLOR: A cool-toned magenta.

The Tinchew Mad for Tint Color Sticks are available on BeautyMNL for P750 each. Shop them right here.

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