Lakme Absolute Plump & Shine Upto 6hr 3D Gloss – Coral Shine Review & Swatches

Lakme Absolute Plump & Shine Upto 6hr 3D Gloss – Coral Shine Review & Swatches

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Lakme Absolute Plump & Shine Upto 6hr 3D Gloss Coral Shine Review & Swatches

Much already said and written about the new Lakme Absolute range of cosmetics. I already got a lipstick from this range and getting more than satisfactory results, I bought this lip gloss too.  Two shades, Candy Shine and Beige Shine have already been reviewed on IMBB and I am reviewing the shade Coral Shine for you all.

Product Description:

With the increasing craze for plump and pouty lips, Lakme Absolute Plump & Shine is set to create a rave. This revolutionary 3D lip gloss formula contains Marine Collagen and high shine pigments which keep lips plump and  hydrated. With its high pigmentation properties, you are sure to make your lover fall weak on his knees.


Rs. 375/-.

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Lakme Lip gloss

My Say on Lakme Absolute Plump & Shine Upto 6hr 3D Gloss – Coral Shine:

Well, buying this particular shade was just because I own around 3-4 coral lipsticks and not a single gloss and so I thought of giving this shade a try. I am more of a lipstick person but I am rather collecting lip glosses these days and already bought 4-5 shades from different brands. Now, comparing this from the other lip glosses I own, I am sort of disappointed with this one.

Firstly, the shade is too sheer for my liking and even for justifying the name coral. It is more of a sheer peach kind of a shade with a minute 5% coral in it. Using it alone, just adds a hint of shimmer and shine on the lips than a hint of color which I dislike.

Lip gloss

Then, the consistency is thicker than a normal lip gloss which makes it more difficult to use it on top of another lipstick. I find it a little heavy because of this thick texture and a bit sticky too.  The 6-hour claim is all false. It stays on for a mere 3 hours on me and fades away after a full meal very easily. I strongly feel that it is just an overpriced lip gloss for the shade and texture it offers and for the weak lasting power it provides.

Even the packaging is quite ordinary. The wand is small and the color it picks up is so less that one cannot apply it fully even once on the entire lips. The color also just stays on the tip of the wand and not on the whole sponge applicator provided which makes it difficult to apply and spread the shade properly on the entire lips.

Lakme Absolute Lip Gloss

So for me, this is rather an unsatisfactory purchase from this new range of Lakme Absolute. I am unhappy with the shade the most. I like pigmented glosses and for me Revlon Colorburst is a clear winner there. For more sheer glosses, I can go on with my NYX round lip glosses that are much cheaper and have a great shade selection that offers sheer to pigmented glosses.

Summing up the pros and cons for you:

Pros of Lakme Absolute Plump & Shine Upto 6hr 3D Gloss – Coral Shine:

  • Lips feel and remain hydrated after applying the gloss.
  • Has a thick texture which makes it lasts longer than normal lip glosses.
  • Easily available.
  • Gives quite a natural shine with a hint of color and shimmer to the lips for a daily wear.
  • Would give a nice effect on top of other lipsticks.

Cons of Lakme Absolute Plump & Shine Upto 6hr 3D Gloss – Coral Shine:

  • The “6-hour” claim is not met by this lip gloss.
  • I find it a little thick and heavy on the lips.
  • It gives a kind of sticky feel to the lips.
  • The shade is a major letdown for me.
  • It is too sheer and actually looks more like a colorless lip gloss itself.
  • Does not survive full meals.
  • The wand applicator picks up such less color and makes it a real pain to apply the gloss.
  • I find it a little overpriced for the quality it delivers.



Do I Recommend/Will I Repurchase Lakme Absolute Plump & Shine Upto 6hr 3D Gloss – Coral Shine?

A “no” for me.  As I have already said, I prefer more pigmented and lightweight lip glosses, so I think I would go for my more trusted Revlon and NYX in that case.  I do not recommend this shade but I think the other shades reviewed are better pigmented and so you can go for those.  Now, comes my snaps wearing this lip gloss in different lights for you to better understand the shade being reviewed.

Without flash

Swatch 1

With flash

Swatch 2

In yellow light

swatch 3

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57 thoughts on “Lakme Absolute Plump & Shine Upto 6hr 3D Gloss – Coral Shine Review & Swatches

  1. I feel u r rocking this shade NIDS…I really like it..but i dnt think this will suit me as my upper lip is highly pigmented :((

  2. Lakshmi…mine too….it wasn’t pigmented earlier, but now, I have noticed that that my lips are so pigmented :struggle: :struggle: :struggle: :struggle:

  3. Nicely reviewed Nids…!!!!!! :thanks: :thanks: the shade is a no-no for my pigmented lips… :headbang: :headbang: ..

    even i love the Revlon Colorburst lip gloss, amazing pigmentation…. :drool: :drool:

  4. Nids its looking so pretty on ur lips and i cant see any pigmentation in ur lips.. :specs: :specs: :specs: ..
    The lakeme absolut range has failed to deliver again.. :spank: :spank:

    1. not failed Poo.. thts a BIG statement :chewnails :chewnails .. the lippi i bought is nice.. i like tht a lot but yess this is a major no no for me as a gloss tht too of 375/- :bash:

  5. Jomol is there any remedy for this? i love to wear such shades but it would not show up on my lips.. 😥 so fed up of it…i have heard that if you like to drink your tea/coffee smoking hot your lips will turn dark/pigmented..but i dnt do tat..

  6. No Lakshmi….I don’t think so …..I think mine are because of hormonal changes 😥 😥 😥 😥 I have heard that rubbing juice of coriander leaves can lessen the pigmentation, but I haven’t tried it personally yet :nababana: :nababana: :nababana: :nababana:

      1. oh…thankooo sim shim….aaj mooze kitte acche acche tips mil rahe hai… :yahoo: :yahoo: :yahoo: :yahoo: :yahoo: :puchhi: :puchhi: :puchhi: :puchhi: :puchhi: :puchhi:

          1. Nahin Nahin……….sim shim….main toh usske stoopid filums dekke loff karti no likey him :yuck: :yuck: :yuck: :yuck: :yuck: :yuck: :yikes: :yikes: :yikes: :yikes: :yikes:

              1. Why are you meeting so many people :spank: :spank: :spank: :spank: :spank: :spank: :spank: :spank: :spank: :spank: :spank: :spank:

  7. I will definetely try applying lemon and honey and will also try using foundation as a base..thanks a lot gals :happydance:

  8. Kimi…dont’ go anywhere…there’s a huge surprise coming up :whistle: :whistle: :whistle: :whistle: :whistle: :yahoo: :yahoo: :yahoo:

  9. I so agree with u Nids about this lipgloss being overpricey :pan: ….somehow i am not a big fan of lakme….and if the staying power is false whats the point of buying it :pissedoff: …i would rather buy my favourite maybelline lipgloss or even jordana has lovely shades…u know what Nids there is a coral one in jordana lipgloss collection u must buy it 😀 😀 , i asked the sa she said its 269/- i think fr that price m gonna buy all :toothygrin: :toothygrin: :toothygrin: ,,,,they are really great…..if u buy lemme know……Nevertheless the gloss looks great on you…. :puchhi:

    1. lemme chk the jordana one then .. 269 is very reasonable.. n i think glosses shud fall in the same range wid exception like revlon n chambor thts make lippis cum glosses.. thse r highly pigmented :yahoo: …
      thanxx for ur suggestion. i wanna buy maybelline ones soon :waytogo: … no maybelline lipglosses as yet for me.. :waaa:

  10. i think nids brights are totally your color. you rock bright shades. I can imagine this not working for you. Not impressed by the shade and i hate heavy feeling glosses. :(( I am kinda okay with the packaging. It’s simple bt effective na. 🙂

    1. u know me so well rati :puchhi: .. i luv bright shades.. though now i’m getting used to few light n subtle shades in lippies too but still bright shades r like anyday winner for me :pigtail: …
      but this packaging is not at all effective.. the and hardly n i mean , hardly picks up any color :headbang: ..n tht too just on the north pole of the tip :toothygrin: .. the rest of the wan is alll 😐 😐 😐 😐 😐

      1. ERRR…. when will lakme come up with a “all things perfect” collection. :hunterwali: :hunterwali: :hunterwali: :hunterwali: you have tried loreal glosses? they make a super heart shaped wand/ 😀

        me too trying to wear glosses in winters. they keep lips moisturized. 😀

  11. Atleast it has collagen- isnt that supposed to plump up the lips (hopefully not too much like piggy chops` inflated.. well features 😛 ) Yep wish it was more pigmented – the maxfactor lipfinity lipcolors are amazing in that matter or even the maybelline superstay gloss

    1. Yeah.. it says so tht it has plumping effects.. but my lips r already much fuller so I dont c any difference 😛 😛 .. mayb sum1 wid thin lips shud tes tht better…i hav MF lipfinity & i luv it :victory2: ….need to chk out maybelline glossses though.. :waytogo: :waytogo: :waytogo:

  12. u managed to look good in the pics ( ur lips).. bt i thnk u rock with bright colors.. loved tht ones more on u… this is too sheer to show up

  13. arrey acha toh lag raha hai :teddy: :teddy:
    Me toh love such sheer shades :love: :love:
    I liked this lakme Gloss tho nidssss :victory2: :victory2: :victory2:

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