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Skin tone: Medium olive
Hello, beautiful ladies!
Today, I’m going to review L’Oreal Paris Rouge Magique Intense Matte Lipstick in the shade “Tropical Sorbet”. Let’s get into the details.
Price: Rs. 650/-
Product Description and Ingredients:
L’Oreal Paris launches a new generation of matte lipsticks with intense colour pigments and most comfortable wear. Enriched with nourishing oils, pure matte pigments, and hydrating honey, Rouge Magique dresses your lips with the most intense matte colors! It’s MAGIQUE, in a stroke.
• Hydrating honey for comfortable wear.
• Pure Matte pigments for intense color.
• Jojoba and canina oil for nourishment.
My Experience with L’Oreal Paris Rouge Magique Intense Matte Lipstick Tropical Sorbet:
Packaging: L’Oreal Paris always packages its products beautifully. This lipstick comes in a beautiful black and pink tube with metallic finish cap. It looks so pretty and attractive. I also find this packaging quite travel-friendly as the cap closes securely with a click. Also, there is a color-coded sticker at the bottom of the lipstick. I really like this packaging. But, the product-related information is provided only on the plastic wrap, which gets destroyed once you open the packaging.
Shade: I always love using orange lipsticks, and the shade, “Tropical Sorbet” is a beautiful bright neon orange shade, or you can call it a tangerine shade. It looks different under various light conditions, sometimes it looks more of a coral mixed orange. It is a super bright popping color and a perfect summer shade as well. It would flatter all skin tones, but this neon shade might slightly look overpowering on deeper complexions. Also, it is a well-pigmented shade, which requires two swipes to get that perfect color pay off, and it can hide lip pigmentation as well.
Texture and Quality: This range of lipsticks have a very smooth and soft creamy texture that glides effortlessly on the lips without any tugging or pulling. Only this particular shade looks slightly patchy if I layer it up. Otherwise, it provides a beautiful semi-matte finish which looks very nice on the lips. It also feels super lightweight and comfortable on the lips.
The lipstick contains honey, jojoba and canina oils and that’s why it provides a good amount of hydration to the lips. As a result, this lipstick keeps the lips moisturized for long. It is good to be used for dry lips as well as it never highlights dry patches. Not to mention, this formula doesn’t smudge or transfer and it is waterproof as well. Initially, it does transfer slightly, but once it settles down, it never creates any mess on the lips.
Staying Power: The staying power is also quite impressive. It stays for around 7 hours on my lips nicely. It can also survive meal. Though it looks slightly fade after heavy lunch, it doesn’t look messy. Also, it is very easy to remove and never settles into the fine lines.
Overall, I love this affordable range of lipsticks from L’Oreal. Since it is not an everyday/wearable orange shade, I can’t call it my favourite orange lipstick. Still, it’s a beautiful neon orange shade for an orange lipstick lover, like me.
Pros of L’Oreal Paris Rouge Magique Intense Matte Lipstick Tropical Sorbet:
- Cute travel-friendly packaging.
- Offers some gorgeous shades for Indian skin tones.
- Bright neon orange shade and perfect for summer.
- Nicely pigmented.
- Texture glides well and evenly.
- Provides a non-drying, semi-matte finish.
- Feels lightweight and comfortable.
- Provides good hydration without making the lips dry.
- Doesn’t smudge/transfer.
- Lasts longer for around 7 hours.
- Survives normal meals.
- Doesn’t settle into the fine lines.
Cons of L’Oréal Paris Rouge Magique Lipstick Tropical Sorbet:
- Neon orange shade might look overpowering on deeper complexions.
- Layering makes it slightly patchy.
IMBB Rating: 4.5/5
Will I Repurchase/Recommend L’Oreal Paris Rouge Magique Intense Matte Lipstick Tropical Sorbet?
Yes, I would love to try more shades from this range, and if you love orange lipsticks, go for it.
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