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Sephora (USA) has an offer for the members or Beauty Insiders as they call us, that every year around your birthday if you order you get a free gift with it. Last year, they tied up with Makeup Forever for the birthday gifts. In the package was this lipstick that I was gifted along with mascara from MUFE. And indeed it was one of the best gifts I received last year! Read on for more creamy, hydrating details.
Description on Official Website:
Rouge Artist Natural has an ultra creamy formula that hydrates the lips with a natural sheen. Enriched with a cocktail of vegetal ingredients, made of waxes and Cupuassu Butter, it contains nourishing properties for a moisturizing smooth texture that glides on effortlessly. Its translucent shine reveals pure pearls and pigments for a profusion of 50 luminous shades . Rouge Artist Natural makes it possible to find a color to suit every mood!
Size (shown here) : 1.5 g
Full Size : 3.5 g
Price : (Full Size) : $20 for 3.5 g (~ Rs. 1235/-)
My experience with Make Up For Ever Copper Pink Rouge Artist Natural Lipstick :
Packaging: I have the mini version of this lipstick as any MUFE product it is very sturdy as expected. Upon some research online, I found that the packaging has the same plastic and metallic features in both versions – black body with chrome detailing. The feel is the same, just the forms are different. There’s nothing extraordinary about the packaging, just that it feels absolutely well-built.
Color: When I first opened the lipstick the first color that hit me was that it is an orangey lipstick. Then slowly the coppery-ness of it became more prominent. It is not at all orange on the lips. The bullet and a swatch looks like a rustic brick copper color, with little to no hint of pink. It is only when I apply it on my lips that the pink comes through much better and more predominantly. It is a very wearable color, perfect for work or college. A single swipe gives barely any color, it looks more like a lip gloss. You would need multiple swipes to get a full opaque look. I have no complaints about this color. It is a very universally flattering color in my opinion.
Texture: If you read the description you will see that the main selling point of this lipstick is that it is creamy, hydrating and moisturising. It surely is very true to these claims. It is ultra creamy, so creamy that if I press on the bullet lightly I can see my finger print on it and when you swipe the lipstick, you can see the “cream” accumulate in the corners. It feels exactly like a super quality moisturiser. It is neither slippery nor gooey; it just is intensely hydrating and makes the lips feel very plush and moisturised. As long as you have the lipstick applied, it feels moisturising, the feeling lessens with time, but it remains very noticeable throughout.
Fragrance: It has no special or lingering fragrance at all. It is very neutral in this department.
Staying Power: For a lipstick that feels more like a lip balm than a lipstick, it has surprisingly good staying power, you would need a touch up only after you eat or drink something or after 3-4 hours. It is so luxuriously moisturising that I don’t mind applying it multiple times in a day. The hydrating effect is also very long-lasting, more than any regular lipstick. If you have chapped lips, this lipstick will be your best friend that day!
Application: If you apply a lip liner under this lipstick the color obviously stays on much longer. The product is so creamy that you have decent time to define your lips well without fears of it setting or creasing. I do not need a brush with this product; the edges of the lipstick are enough to define the lips with. Mess-free, stress-free application, so much so that for touch ups you can get away with using no mirror at all.
In the LOTD collage, left to right, clockwise – with flash, in sunlight, in shade, swatch on finger.
Pros of Make Up For EverCopper Pink Rouge Artist Natural Lipstick :
• Exceptionally hydrating
• Creamy, easy to apply product
• Moisturises the lips very well, no need of lip balms
• Universally flattering color
• Staying power all though nothing special, it is very good for a moisturising lipstick
• Available in many shades
• Reasonably priced for such a high quality product
Cons of Make Up For Ever Copper Pink Rouge Artist Natural Lipstick :
• Staying power of the color is not that great
• Not available in India, yet.
4.5/5 – I deduct only for the lack of easy availability in India. Otherwise, it is a very true to its marketing product.
Do I recommend/Will I repurchase Make Up For Ever Copper Pink Rouge Artist Natural Lipstick ?
Absolutely! Any lipstick lover will greatly appreciate this formula. I may not purchase this exact shade but will definitely explore the 50 shades in this range.
I hope this helped and until next time – Happy Makeuping!
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