So, I was out checking Maxfactor products the other day and I specially/specifically wanted to check the newly-launched “Ageless Elixir Foundation+Serum,” but sadly, it hasn’t reached some counters as yet. Even the SA had no clue about the product I was asking for. She said we just have elixir lipsticks, but no such foundation 😐
So, I tried on a few shades and loved the texture of these lipsticks. I ended up picking one for myself :pompom: :pompom:
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“Luscious lips are an iconic, classic look, and keeping your lips in good condition is key! Lips are more prone to drying than regular skin and a good lip care regime is the starting point for any great lip colour look .The new Colour Elixir Lipstick from Max Factor is brilliant because it actively moisturises and enhances your colour.
Around 15. Check Zeeba’s review on the shade Ruby Tuesday here.
I got the shade Rosewood from the range. Rosewood is a pretty brownish; warm pink with slight mauve undertone. I find the shade to be very wearable. I won’t call it a unique shade, in fact it is quite “dupable,” but it is the kind of shade I would pick very often for my routine/day makeup. It would be apt for wearing to office too. It can make for a nice MLBB shade for some. I don’t why it reminds me a lot of MAC Cosmo and Twig Lipstick. I am not saying, Maxfactor Rosewood is a perfect dupe, but it does belong to the same colour family.
Maxfactor Elixir lipsticks come in a sturdy, matte gold finish casing which is very pretty. The lipstick has colored end which indicates the shade, which makes it easy to the identify shades in your stash (in case you own a lot of these 😛 )
Texture,Pigmentation and Staying Power:
Firstly, I am really surprised why there is no review on IMBB on these beauties from Maxfactor. This lipstick has extremely soft and creamy formula which glides smoothly/easily on the lips. It is quite moisturising too and I can skip using a lip balm underneath this. It has no prominent shimmer in it, but since, it’s a creamy lipstick, it does add a little bit of shine and does not sit flat on the lips.
It is fairly pigmented and I prefer to apply just 1-2 coats of this. It is pretty buildable, so you can easily intensify the shade as per your preference. The staying power is commendable too. It stays on me easily for 4-5 hours and even after food/drinks, there is a good amount of stain/color left on the lips. Lastly, I also like the fact that these come with slight vanilla fragrance and no cheap/chemical smell.
Overall, I love the elixir lipstick from Maxfactor and I so want to pick up more shades from this range. I would definitely/highly recommend these to everyone.
Take a closer look at the shade
In natural light
In artificial light
This is how it looks on me. I applied just one coat of this and I took these pictures after about 2 hours of wearing this, so the shade has lightened a bit.
What I Like about Maxfactor Color Elixir Lipstick in Rosewood:
- Soft, creamy formula glides on the lips easily.
- Good shade selection.
- Fairly pigmented.
- No cheap fragrance/smell or taste.
- Good staying power.
- Pretty packaging.
- Maxfactor products are not difficult to find in India, I believe.
What I Do Not Like about Maxfactor Color Elixir Lipstick in Rosewood:
- These are slightly expensive(but worth every penny you spend on it).
- No ingredients list mentioned.
4 on 5 :-* :-* :-* :-*
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