Lakme 9 to 5 Lipstick Red Hot Review, Swatch

by Agnibanya on November 2, 2011 · 48 comments

Lakme 9 to 5 Lipstick #43-Red Hot- Review /Swatch

Hello Girlies,
Today I’m going to review one of my most favorite red lipstick of all times, the Lakme 9 to 5 Lipstick in shade 43- Red Hot. This also happened to be my first Red lipstick ever and I had bought it right before my wedding since I thought I was then officially allowed to wear a Red lipstick. I always wanted to buy a red lipstick and when I went to the Lakme counter, they told me that it was a newly launched lipstick, and I quite liked a few and this one being one of them. I loved this lipstick to the core and finished with one and this is my second one.

lakme 9 to 5 lipstick red hot review, swatch
This is like the most beautiful warm Red I’ve ever seen in a lipstick and is pretty long lasting as it claims.

What does Lakme say about the 9 to 5 lipsticks:

A high performance, color-fix formula developed in Italy; this creamy lipstick combines amazing comfort with staying power that keeps you looking fresh for hours.

How to apply
After lining your lips with a matching lip liner, fill the outlined area of your lips with these rich lip colors. Wait for two minutes for the color fix action to take effect. Now your lip color is set to last for hours

Price: INR 375

lakme 9 to 5 lipstick red hot

My Take on Lakme Nine to five lipstick in Red Hot:

Like I already said this is my second one, so you all might have already guessed how much I love this color. The lipstick comes in a classy tube which is quite sturdy as well…I have dropped it a couple of times and yet nothing happened either to the casing or the contents inside it. It is a deep maroon-ish red color, with warm tones and dries to a matte finish. It is actually a good color to wear for young and mature women alike but definitely not for teenagers. The lipstick is very opaque and gives full coverage in only two swipes. Also, it is very smooth to apply. However, when I looked closely at the bullet, I saw some multi colored sparkles, but then none are actually visible when the lipstick is applied. It is indeed a long stay lipstick, anywhere between 6-7 hrs, survives meals and hot/humid weather too and holds true to Lakme’s claim, but then it does get transferred to glasses and cups lightly. The only problem that I face sometimes is that it is very drying, and normally I do not have a problem with drying lipsticks except sometimes in winters, and then I use a clear gloss over it. That takes care of the drying part. I avoid putting a lip balm underneath because that decreases the staying power of the lipstick, but if a lip balm is applied over it lightly, I think the drying may not be that strong. It is easily available at Lakme counters everywhere and is good value for money, in my opinion, if someone doesn’t mind dry lips. The best part about this lipstick is that even though it is such a bright color, it does not bleed. I have worn this lipstick without a lip liner too and have had absolutely no problems.

lakme red lipstick

Swatch:

red lipstick swatches

On the right is one swipe of color, and on the left are 3-4 swipes

Summarizing the good and the not-so-good about this lipstick:

Great color for women with warm undertones
Very opaque, full coverage in two swipes
Great staying power, survives full meals
Decently priced
Easily available
Does not bleed
Great color for winters
Sturdy packaging

Very drying
Might not be liked by women in their teens
Apart from these two cons I can’t think of any other. I have used this color a lot and maybe I won’t buy any more of the same color but that’s only because I want to try matte reds from other brands.

And this is how it looks on me:

lakme none to five lipstick red hot lips

Hope you enjoyed reading through the post!
Good day!!

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{ 47 comments… read them below or add one }

devilgal November 2, 2011 at 1:30 pm

Nice review Agnibanya.. I like your name also..very rare.. :shying:

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Agnibanya November 2, 2011 at 2:04 pm

:thanks: Devilgal :)

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Monika Agarwal November 2, 2011 at 1:33 pm

Looks gorgeous on you. :) your lips are lovely…..I somehow run away from drying lippies,especially for winters

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Agnibanya November 2, 2011 at 2:05 pm

:thanks: Monica, ya drying lipsticks can be tough for some..especially in winters … :-/

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Pamela November 2, 2011 at 4:50 pm

see whos there… Monika i guess is at her prettiest best when she wear red. Yes Monika i still remember.
Agni i guess didnt see you since we were almost teenagers. sure it looks great on you.

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Pamela November 2, 2011 at 4:53 pm

Monika from TRyL.?? Pamela Saha.

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Monika Agarwal November 2, 2011 at 5:50 pm

hehehe…nice seeing u here Pamela :)

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Rati November 2, 2011 at 1:43 pm

I am sooo loving the red lipsticks reviews these days :yahoo: :yahoo: :yahoo: :yahoo: :yahoo: :yahoo: :yahoo: It is a gorgeous shade of red agnibanya but i have never been a fan of 9-5 lipstick range.

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Agnibanya November 2, 2011 at 2:08 pm

ya, winters mean Reds and Hot pinks on lips, na?? :makeup: :makeup:

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Rati November 2, 2011 at 2:29 pm

yeshhhh jeee :D :D

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Agnibanya November 2, 2011 at 4:03 pm

btw, Thanku Rati for putting these smileys here, my Ean is so very excited on seeing these moving smileys on the screen and is jumping with joy :D

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Rati November 2, 2011 at 1:48 pm

loved the photos :waytogo: :waytogo: :waytogo: :waytogo:

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Agnibanya November 2, 2011 at 2:09 pm

:thanks: :hughright:

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bhumika November 2, 2011 at 2:06 pm

pretty nice red hot :p

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Agnibanya November 2, 2011 at 2:09 pm
Kimi November 2, 2011 at 2:08 pm

Lovely shade Agnibanya :worship: :worship: :worship: :worship: :worship: …looks soo beautiful!!! :woot: :woot: :woot: :woot: :woot: :woot: :woot: Very nice review!! :waytogo:

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Agnibanya November 2, 2011 at 2:10 pm

:thanks: Kimi ! :blush:

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jomol November 2, 2011 at 2:15 pm

Lovely shade Agni :pompom: :pompom: :pompom: :pompom:

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Pragnyadeepta November 2, 2011 at 3:34 pm

Jomol di…..e-mail check kiya kya? I mailed that baby accessories one yesterday…did you receive it? :chewnails :chewnails :chewnails

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Agnibanya November 2, 2011 at 3:57 pm

:thanks: Jomol!!

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Poo November 2, 2011 at 2:31 pm

Lovely pics and angi. and beautiful shade.. I loved it .. and i love Red Lippiess…. :yahoo: :yahoo: ..
and u finished one :jaiho: :jaiho: :jaiho: .. It will take me ages to finish one lipstick.. :preen: :preen:

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Agnibanya November 2, 2011 at 3:55 pm

Ya Poo, the only lipstick I have ever been able to finish !! :)

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Parita November 2, 2011 at 2:55 pm

wowie!! thats a gorgeous shade!

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Agnibanya November 2, 2011 at 3:57 pm

indeed!!

:preen: :preen: :preen: :preen: :preen:

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jyo November 2, 2011 at 3:02 pm

Red Hot in deed :toothygrin: luved it on ur lips agni :teddy:

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Agnibanya November 2, 2011 at 3:58 pm

:thanks: :puchhi: :puchhi:

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Pragnyadeepta November 2, 2011 at 3:15 pm

:woot: :woot: :woot: :woot: Seexxyyy! :worship: :worship: :worship: But I can’t stand drying lippies. :nababana: :nababana:
I just looove bold lippies you see! Especially reds and corals. :love: :love:
Great review,Agnibanya! I loved the photos. :preen:

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Agnibanya November 2, 2011 at 4:00 pm

:thanks: Pragnya, I like bright colors too.. :drool: :hugleft: :hughright:

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Pragnyadeepta November 2, 2011 at 4:18 pm

:high5: :high5: :high5: :high5: :teddy: :teddy:

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Vishakha November 2, 2011 at 3:26 pm

Wow! what a lovely shade :-* :-* :-*
Agnibanya, ur lips reminded me of Priyanka Chopra’s lips which I like a lot :rose:

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Rati November 2, 2011 at 3:31 pm

oh yeah.. rightly said. :blush:

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Agnibanya November 2, 2011 at 4:01 pm

glad you like the shade Vishaka O:) O:) O:)

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visakhi November 2, 2011 at 3:31 pm

truly redhot.. :woot: :woot: .. its looks sexy on u…

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Agnibanya November 2, 2011 at 4:02 pm

:thanks: :balle: :balle:

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richa November 2, 2011 at 4:10 pm

Beautiful shade!!! Looks great on you….

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Agnibanya November 2, 2011 at 5:41 pm

:thanks:

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Shai November 2, 2011 at 4:28 pm

Oh its very pretty, will look out for this. I have brick from the same range and although it is drying I am willing to live with it for such a pretty shade. Doesnt last that long on me, maybe 3 hours max. But then regular lakmes last only about half an hour on my lips!

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Agnibanya November 2, 2011 at 5:42 pm

hey Shai, I do like the brick one as well..its on my list …it is such a beautiful color.. :stars: :stars:

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neha November 2, 2011 at 4:33 pm

arey
this is such a good red
and ur lips pe toh any lipper wud look :specs: good

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Pragnyadeepta November 2, 2011 at 5:56 pm

Hai na? :dumb: :dumb: :preen: :preen:

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Agnibanya November 2, 2011 at 11:01 pm

:D :thanks: but ye sach nahi hai….

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Bee November 2, 2011 at 5:19 pm

This looks so pretty on you :)) and nice review as well :D

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Agnibanya November 2, 2011 at 11:06 pm

:thanks: Bee…… :victory2: :victory2:

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Jyotsna November 2, 2011 at 8:35 pm

Nice review Agnibanya… :thumbsup: :thumbsup: the colour looks very pretty on u… :woot: :woot: :woot:

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Agnibanya November 2, 2011 at 11:11 pm

:thanks: Jyotsana! :))

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Shivani November 2, 2011 at 11:12 pm

The last pic is awesome…..such sexy lips u have :whistle: :whistle:

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nids November 3, 2011 at 2:04 am

agana luvvly red.. more of a maroon red types .. a gr8 shade on u :makeup: :makeup: … i have 1 brwon frm this range n i wear it often.. its almost on the verge of finishing now :victory2: … wud surely chk out this range for more shades now.. :yes: :yes:

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