Covergirl Succulent Cherry Colorlicious Lipstick Review

Hello everyone,

Hope you are doing good! Today, I am reviewing a lipstick from Covergirl’s Colorlicious lipstick range. The shade is “Succulent Cherry” and the shade number is 295.

Covergirl Succulent Cherry Colorlicious Lipstick

Product Details from the Covergirl Website:
This deliciously rich lipstick is infused with shea butter for lasting color and comes in 36 shades you can’t help but crave. Try hues from all four indulgent color families: smooth nudes, rich reds, yummy plums and luscious pinks. Your lips will thank you.

Covergirl lipstick

CAD $8.99 (Price varies across stores) for 3.5 gm.

Covergirl Succulent Cherry Colorlicious Lipstick

My Experience with Covergirl Succulent Cherry Colorlicious Lipstick:

Covergirl has grouped their “Colorlicious” range of lipsticks into four color families – nudes, pinks, reds and plums. “Succulent Cherry” is part of the “reds” family.

Packaging:  The lipstick comes in a rectangular tube, similar to Covergirl’s Lip Perfection range. The lipsticks in the Colorlicious range have caps which indicate the color family they belong to. “Succulent Cherry” has a red cap.

Covergirl lipstick

The cap fits tightly which makes it “makeup bag” friendly. The lipstick tubes have a color coded base on which the shade name and number are printed. But the color of the base is not an exact match to the actual lipstick shade or finish. So, determining the color and finish just based on the colored base is a bit tricky.

Color:  Succulent Cherry is a red shade with a hint of orange which is a great option for a summer wear lipstick. It is a very pretty shade which brightens up the face, but at the same time, it is not so overly bright that you cannot wear it in an office environment.

Red creamy lipstick

Texture and Finish:  The Colorlicious lipsticks have a balm-like texture. Succulent Cherry is quite creamy but applies in thin layers. Even if you apply multiple layers, it does not look patchy or feel heavy on the lips. It feels just like you have applied a lip balm. It does not dry the lips at all. I have dry lips and with this lipstick, my lips feel very moisturized even after hours. “Succulent Cherry” has a slightly glossy finish. It makes the lips look fuller.

Creme lipstick

Pigmentation:  Due to the balmy finish, the pigmentation is not very strong with just one layer. One layer gives a sheer finish. But with three layers, you can get a completely opaque finish. As I mentioned earlier, building it up does not make it feel heavy or greasy.

Red lipstick packaging

Scent:  “Succulent Cherry” does not have any discernible scent.

Covergirl Succulent Cherry lipstick

Longevity:  Being a darker shade, lasting power is better than the other lipsticks I had tried in this range. I get over 5 hours before it starts fading. It fades evenly all over the lips though, which is good. It transfers very easily and will not survive an oily meal. It does not leave any tint on the lips.

Red lipstick swatch

Pros of Covergirl Succulent Cherry Colorlicious Lipstick:

  • Beautiful red shade with a hint of orange.
  • Creamy and moisturizing formula.
  • Glossy finish makes the lips look plumper.
  • Travel friendly and color-coded packaging.
  • Does not accentuate dry spots on the lips.
  • Does not dry the lips and keeps them moisturized.
  • Decent lasting power.

Red lips

Cons of Covergirl Succulent Cherry Colorlicious Lipstick:

  • None.

IMBB Rating:

Do I Recommend Covergirl Succulent Cherry Colorlicious Lipstick?
“Succulent Cherry” is a beautiful shade in a very comfortable formula. If you are looking for a red lipstick with a slight hint of orange, do check this out!

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