Arissa Lipstick Mocha Review, Swatches

Arissa Lipstick Mocha Review, Swatches

Arissa as a brand is relatively new to me, I chanced upon the brand while browsing through the items on sale on Cherry Culture. I bought two items from this Arissa brand, one is an autoliner and the other one is this lipstick in Mocha. I assumed Mocha would look good on me, but after trying the lipstick, I can say that, browns aren’t for me; dark pinks and plums are my shades. PRICE: Around $3. KEY INGREDIENTS: MY TAKE ON ARISSA LIPSTICK IN MOCHA: The label on the back of the lipstick cover reads “Rich, full coverage lipstick glides on smoothly with exceptional colour and wear. Enriched with vitamin E and Aloe Vera to condition and moisturize lips.” But the lipstick turned out to be the exact opposite. Arissa lipstick comes in a heavy black impressive matte casing. I just went “wow” over the packaging, but when I opened and twisted up the lipstick, it was damaged and melting. The lipstick looked so creamy that I had to immediately put it in the refrigerator to prevent further melting. After a while, when I pulled it up back again and smelt it, it stank of molten plastic and very synthetic. After applying it on the lips, I found it rather sticky than creamy. It got stuck on to the lips like glue and there was nothing creamy about it. It did look a lot creamier in the tube, but on lips, it first went stickier and then dried up the lips. The shade went starkly bland on my lips and I ended up with a washed out face. But, I found out an unique way to make use of this lipstick. I apply this lipstick as a base and apply lipsticks with less staying power over it and the latter stays for a much longer time. The only thing that bothers me with this technique is the smell of molten plastic, but I put up with it.:) Arissa Lipstick Pic


• Packaging, Ilike the heavy matte casing it comes in. • Came dirt cheap at $3. • I make use of the stickiness of the lipstick as a glue to stick lipsticks with less staying power on to it, this way, the latter lipstick stays on for a longer time.


• It smells of molten plastic and stinks badly. • Looks creamy, but goes sticky on the lips and later dries out the lips. • Not my shade at all, though looks good on swatches. WILL I BUY IT AGAIN: NO. IMBB STAR RATING: 2/5.

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58 thoughts on “Arissa Lipstick Mocha Review, Swatches

  1. Molten plastic!! ewwwwww…. 😐 😐 And drying lipsticks are a biggggggggggg NO NO for me…Me also was thinking of adding some Arissa products in my shopping cart jomol!! 😛 😛 Will stay away from it now…he he :toothygrin: :toothygrin: :toothygrin: :toothygrin: Good review!! :waytogo: :waytogo: :waytogo: :waytogo: :waytogo:

    1. Cali….but the arissa liner is very good….only the lipstick turned out to be bad…..I suggest you try their liners pucca….

    1. Yeah, woh toh hai rati… looks like its melting, but I thought it would be creamy…….par nahin :violinbash: :violinbash: :violinbash: :violinbash:

      1. Err…it looks badddddddddddddddddd molten 😐 😐 You knowwwww..the lipstick on your hand looks so creamy nice….you shouldn’t have reviewed it here…you should have gifted it to Naina when you met her :snicker: :snicker: :snicker: :devil: :devil: :devil: :devil: :devil: :devil: :devil: :devil:

          1. Rati, I have a great idea, I put into a 4 or 5 sample pots, gift it to you , rads, priya, naina and whoever wants it….. :teeth: :teeth: :teeth: :teeth: :teeth: :teeth: :teeth: :teeth: :teeth: :teeth: :teeth: :teeth:

              1. you toh gori gori na….all shades would suit you………le lo….laga lo…..kabootaron ke saamne nanga nahane wali :hunterwali: :hunterwali: :hunterwali: :hunterwali: :hunterwali: :hunterwali: :hunterwali: :hunterwali: :hunterwali: :hunterwali: :hunterwali: :hunterwali: :hunterwali:

        1. Yeah, good idea Rads…..I think I will wait for you to come back from vacation and gipht it back to you :puchhi: :puchhi: :puchhi: :puchhi: :puchhi: :puchhi: :puchhi: :puchhi:

          1. 😐 :|..but I am not in Hyderabad naaaaa…I stay in bangalore..but here naaaaa no courier reaches my place…so your precious gift might get lost…you give to Naina only 😀

            1. Naina, I like Naina….I will gipht her Korean brand ka lipstick…you only take this :joker: :joker: :joker: :jiggy2: :jiggy2: :jiggy2: :jiggy2: :jiggy2:

        2. whatdididoooooo ??? why so much of anti naina sentiment ?? O:) O:) O:) O:) O:) O:) O:) O:) :vampire: :vampire: :vampire: :vampire:

  2. “as a glue to stick other lipsticks” 😀 Nice review Jomol..will stay away frm Arissa lipsticks. Btw how much time did your package take to arrive..?

    1. Ankita….very less…..I think around 12 days or so……but you should chose the tracking wala option for which shipping is a little more…..but then the package arrives on time and safely O:) O:) O:) O:) O:) O:)

        1. It will come soon Ankita….I think next week you will get ….what all you ordered 😛 😛 😛 😛 😛 😛 😛 😛 😛

          1. NYX cream blushes and lipsticks, 1 e/s and 1 brush. I am at my parents’ till tomorrow..I had given shipping address as this hoping I’ll get it in 2 weeks (by tomorrow) but it hasn’t arrived yet. Now I’m going back to Mumbai and my package will come here! Will hv to wait a few months for it 🙁 Couriers in hostel are a problem. There’s no guarantee that you’ll get it. 😥 😥

    2. i also noticed the same, ” as glue to stick my lipsticks” :lol2: jomol, i luuuuuuuv u 😆 😆 :lol2: :lol2:

  3. Rati….you havent posted my lipstick ka swatch picture :hunterwali: :hunterwali: :hunterwali: :hunterwali: :hunterwali: :hunterwali: :hunterwali: :hunterwali: :hunterwali: daayan… have eaten mera haath mein swatch ka pic :hunterwali: :hunterwali: :hunterwali: :hunterwali: :hunterwali: :hunterwali:

      1. :giggle: :giggle: :giggle: :giggle: :giggle: :giggle: :giggle: :giggle: :giggle: :giggle: :giggle: :giggle: :giggle: :giggle: :giggle: :giggle: :giggle: :giggle: :giggle: :giggle:

        1. Yeah posted……now posted :happydance: :happydance: :happydance: :happydance: :happydance: :happydance: :happydance: :happydance: :happydance: :happydance: :happydance: :happydance:

    1. Rati, I would like to gipht you this lipishitik :puchhi: :puchhi: :puchhi: :puchhi: :puchhi: :puchhi: :puchhi:

    1. Priyaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa……you want it for Nidhi’s art class :puchhi: :puchhi: :puchhi: :puchhi: :puchhi: :puchhi:

  4. nice review jomo… the colour in the tube (and only the colour, mind u) looks good but the lipstick texture does not… looks like the intense indian summer melted it out… nahi?

    and burnt plastic smell? I can relate to that! i microwaved a lippie for too long once. It boiled and bubbled and gave me a disgusting burnt plastic smell… 🙁

    1. Hey Anksssssssss….I can’t tell you how creamy it loookssssssssss,,,,,,,,but na when I put it on my lips na, it goes matching matching with my skin colour :weep: :weep: :weep: :weep: :weep: :weep: :weep:

  5. The lipstick case is indeed impressive, but it looks so badly molten :no:
    Thanks for sharing Jomol, would make other shoppers to decide which ones to give a pass when shopping on Cherry Culture( I guess you bought it from that site) bcoz one has to spend a lot of money on shipping charges & when you get such products it’s disappointing 🙁

  6. aarohan can play with this naaaa.. you give it to him .. he can scribble on the walls and besheets and on your nice nice sarees also … uski creativity badh jayegi .. O:)

    1. Nainaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa…..I will kill you one day… it is Aarohan is destroying all my lipstics…..he twists my lipsticks till full and then puts the cap on it and crushes it like that :weep: :weep: :weep: :weep: :weep: :weep: :weep: :weep: :weep: :weep: :weep: :weep:

  7. It looks like liquid lipstick or lip creme-like in the swatch! The shade looks nice..too bad it didn’t come out well on the lips :pumpkin:

    1. Ankita that’s what, the colour looks very pretty na…..i tho thought I would look like Bipasha Basu…….but it tho made me look like Malinga :shy: :shy: :shy: :shy: :shy: :shy: :shy: :shy: :shy: :shy: :shy: :shy: :shy:

  8. Prachi….it tho dries out completely and sticks like a glue…..I tho will give it to priya’s daughter for her art classes 😐 😐 😐 😐 😐 😐 😐 😐

  9. Nice colour… the texture looks soo thick – but congrats on finding a way to make it work! Trust girls to do that!

  10. cheee…. gdni lipstick….jomo k paishe waste….. :spank: :spank: :spank: :spank:
    feel bad faar u jomol.. 😐 😐 but m glad some one reviewd it… i wud always see such hideous brands on cherry culture n wanted to buy….. 😐 😐 😐 😐

  11. Yups looks like molten plastic hehehe… thanks for warnin everyone jomo. . . me was thinkin of ordering from dis brand . . .:)

  12. hi backkkkkk to eat :eat: :eat: :eat: :eat: :eat: :eat: ur brains!!!!what no brains???? koi baat nahi will starve..for a friend!!!!! :evilgrin: :evilgrin: :evilgrin: :evilgrin: :evilgrin: :evilgrin: :evilgrin: :evilgrin: :evilgrin:
    :thanks: :thanks: for the review,sinnce it helps most of us to steer away from these lipsticks,shopping online u do end up ordering things which are weird :silly: :silly: !!!but this review will help all!!

  13. aaye haaye… :sick: :sick: :sick: ye bhi koi lipstick hai.. :pain: :pain: .

    Oriflame is far better than this na Jomol… :evilgrin: :evilgrin: :lol2: :lol2: :lol2:

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