Lissome Lipstick Shade #509

by Aparajita S on January 11, 2013 · 29 comments

Lissome Lipstick Shade #509

Hello Beauties!

Today I am doing a review on a lipstick which my friend asked me to do. It’s Lissome “It’s simple” lip color in shade 509. Like Inglot, Lissome lippies too do not have shade names on their lip colors, it’s just numbers.

Lissome Lipstick shade 509

Product description:

(As on their website) “It’s Simple Lipstick”

• Contains Shea Butter and Vitamin E Which nourish, moisturize and condition lips,
• Special ingredients lock in the color and stay longer than ordinary lipsticks.
• Leaves lips smooth and supple even after removal
• No need to use any separate lip balm or gloss.
• Gives a superior glide and application.
• Does no smudge. Rich, vibrant and trendy colors in Cremè, Frost and Matte, It’s Simple


I am not quite sure as the owner of this lipstick has already forgotten the price! You can Google it though. And it is on the affordable side as far as I know .
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4.3 ml


The packaging is quite cute. It comes in a pale mauve color. Nothing classy but it is funky.

Texture family:

Crème . This particular shade is of creamy texture and true to its claim it does moisturize lips. I did not have to apply any lip balm beforehand. It glides on like a dream and it super buttery.
Lissome Lipstick shade 509 (2)


The shade is a true maroon which leaves behind a pinkish hue when rubbed off. It has got very fine shimmer (as you can see on its tip) which is not visible when applied on lips. It is highly pigmented. Also I have thin lips, so the color made them look thinner! But it would really suit someone with perfect pout, or someone who can effortlessly carry darker shades. Just have a look at the swatches and you will know what I mean by dark shade. This is a super night wear color. It will really compliment ethnic wear. But of course, your eye makeup should be understated as this color screams attention,so for eye makeup lovers like me, this color is not a must- have. After I rubbed off the swatch from my wrists, tiny shimmer particles showed on my skin.

Lissome Lipstick shade 509 swatch

Lissome Lipstick shade 509 Swatch 2

Staying power:

It lasts for about 4 hours on my lips. I did not keep it for more than that time, so it might last longer.

Age group who can flaunt this color:

Women above 25 years of age. This maroon isn’t a “teenage” color, if you know what I mean.


It would be a nice option for wheat-ish and darker skinned beauties. Girls who are very fair might find it a tad difficult to pull off.


Lissome cosmetics might not be available everywhere.
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Finally here are the lip swatches. The color is looking lighter here (the picture is taken in daylight), but it’s just the color you see on the wrist swatch.

Pros of Lissome Lipstick Shade 509 :

1. Super buttery, moisturizing and long lasting lippy.
2. Gorgeous night wear color.
3. Won’t burn a hole in your pocket.
4. Buildable color, highly pigmented.
5. No overpowering smell.


Cons of Lissome Lipstick Shade 509 :

1. No shade name mentioned.
2. Availability is an issue.
3. Maroon may make you look older.
4. Definitely not a daywear color!

Will I recommend Lissome Lipstick Shade 509 ?

Yes to the ones who can carry maroons.

Will I repurchase Lissome Lipstick Shade 509 ?

Well, not this shade, but I want to try out pinks and peaches from this range as they are so buttery soft

IMBB Rating :

5/5 for the texture, 3.5/5 for the shade

Hope you found it helpful.Keep smiling, keep glowing 😀

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{ 29 comments… read them below or add one }

Abeer January 11, 2013 at 9:08 pm

Ur lips looks so beautiful


aparajita January 11, 2013 at 9:10 pm

thanks Abeer 😀


Shweta A January 11, 2013 at 9:19 pm

such glowing colour…loved it on ur lips…nice reddish shade


aparajita January 11, 2013 at 9:25 pm

yes shweta! 🙂 and u will love it coz its so buttery


Chars January 13, 2013 at 9:10 pm

Yessshhhh….. Glowy glowy color. 🙂


aparajita January 13, 2013 at 9:25 pm

😀 hihihi 😉


Nafisa Ali January 11, 2013 at 9:22 pm

For my age group then 🙂 looks lovely n so creamy on u..wanna try lissome shades surely


aparajita January 11, 2013 at 9:27 pm

ya nafisa! do try them 🙂 i was really pleasantly surprised at how much buttery soft it was. now i want a nice MLBB shade from this range 🙂


Nidhi January 11, 2013 at 9:37 pm

Hey.. Aparajita… i love the color 🙂 .. u r pulling it off well 🙂 .. lovely lip swatch ..its looking creammy on ur lips 🙂


aparajita January 11, 2013 at 9:41 pm

na re 🙁 i cannot pull off such a bright color 🙁 but ya, it is indeed a very nice color. n its SUPER creamy! 🙂


Parita January 11, 2013 at 9:52 pm

its a gorgeous shade dear n of course you can pull it off!


aparajita January 11, 2013 at 9:54 pm

thanks a lot dear, i get all conscious when i wear maroons 🙁


aparajita January 11, 2013 at 9:55 pm

same here 🙁


Neha January 11, 2013 at 9:58 pm

Every lippy goes that buttery on ur lips i guess…u have silky soft lips 😛


aparajita January 11, 2013 at 9:59 pm

hahaha! no re! its not like that 🙂 coloressence lippies give me a hard time


Althea January 11, 2013 at 9:59 pm

The shade is very similar to Maybelline color sensational Fatal red lipstick that i have


Natasha (Nats) January 11, 2013 at 10:55 pm

i wonder who that friend is who asked u fr the review… hihihhhh 😛
achhha these lippies retail in mumbai fr under 100 bucks… the formula of these lipsticks is very smooth i love it… i dn’t have this shade bt other ones… nice review .. 😀


aparajita January 11, 2013 at 10:57 pm

u know aaaaaaaal my sheekrets 😉 thanks


Neha January 12, 2013 at 1:40 am

in mumbai where it is available nuts?


Natasha (Nats) January 12, 2013 at 8:40 pm

nuts… he he :p its nats… Neha
it is available at beauty centre, crawford market, beauty shop, kandivali west


Neha January 14, 2013 at 10:27 am

ohh sorry nats 😛


neetu aadya lohani January 12, 2013 at 12:23 am

shades and swatches looks lovely.. 🙂 bt i also fear it may end up adding years to our face.. 😛


Aparajita January 12, 2013 at 11:15 am

Thanks neetu:) ya, it does add yrs to face:(


dharani January 12, 2013 at 10:26 am

missed you didi…great review ….awesome shade..ut i think its a night party shade


Aparajita January 12, 2013 at 11:18 am

Thanks dharani:) ya its an eveng wear shade


Gowme Sundaram January 12, 2013 at 1:06 pm

pretty shadee…. 🙂 looks gorge on yu and is it k for lil pigmented lips!!


aparajita January 12, 2013 at 1:23 pm

thanks Gowme 🙂 ya absolutely dear, just one swipe is enough to cover pigmented lips 🙂


Rati January 12, 2013 at 2:44 pm

that’s such a lovely tomatoey shade aparajita and the texture looks so stunning on lips. :)) I’d see if we have this brand available here. this shade needs to be checked. 😀


Aparajita January 12, 2013 at 5:11 pm

Ya Rati, i agree, this is a lovely shade especially for winter evenings, isnt it?:) do check out if u get this brnd there


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