Maybelline Color Elixir Lip Color – Rose Redefined Review

Maybelline Color Elixir Lip Color – Rose Redefined Review

Hello Beautiful ones,

Hope all of you are enjoying good health and blissful ambience around IMBB with lots of giveaways and gift treasure. I am feeling blessed and recalling good old days while my blessing Aadya is fast asleep on my lap! I had been to her class last time where I was asked to explain about any of my work that I loved doing in the past few hours or days, I exclaimed as if I needed to answer, “who is the prime minister of India :P” I kept on thinking and they ultimately changed their question to my favorite hobby.  Hell, it was a long pause and silence all around. Well, you know, I definitely knew the answers, but I could not lie to the little kiddos that I never bothered to think about my hobbies which I truly love! Finally, I came back with a thought and danced for an hour while my baby was imitating my moves, can’t tell you, it was really weird, but awesome! I never laughed out so loud and felt so good after such a weird hour 😛 My hubby was stunned by our new avatar and lastly, he gave me a balm saying you need “Moov” today.  I just replied I definitely need to “move” on, not moov buddy 😉 Honestly, I did realize that my joints were paining like hell, but I was too embarrassed to accept 😛


Anyway, let me introduce another gorgeous glossy balm from Maybelline Color Elixir series with you today which is my second favorite shade – a subtle peachy pink glossy balm. So, please read on further to explore Maybelline Color Elixir “Rose Redefined.”


$6-$9 for 0.17 Fl Oz (50 ml), price may vary from store to store, I bought them for $7 each 🙂


Octyldodecyl Neopentanoate,Trimethylsiloxyphenyl Dimethicone, Hydrogenated Polyisobutene, Hydrogenated Styrene/Methyl, Styrene/Indene Copolymer, Hydrogenated Polydecene, Hydrogenated Styrene/Butadiene Copolymer, Bis-Diglyceryl Polyacyladipate-2, Hydrogenated, Castor Oil Isostearate, Bis-Behenyl/Isostearyl/Phytosteryl Dimer Dilinoleyl Dimer Dilinoleate, Cetyl Dimethicone, Silica Silylate, Pentylene Glycol, Poly C10-30 Alkyl Acrylate, Caprylyl Glycol, Pentaerythrityl Tetra-Di-T-Butyl Hydroxyhydrocinnamate, Calcium Sodium Borosilicate, Punica Granatum Seed Oil, Alumina, Calcium Aluminum Borosilicate, Synthetic Fluorphlogopite, Linalool, Silica, Polyethylene Terephthalate, Tin Oxide, Limonene, Aluminum, Hydroxide, Acrylates Copolymer, Dimethicone, Parfum/Fragrance.

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May Contain: Mica CI 77891 / Titanium Dioxide CI 45410 / Red 28 Lake CI 77491, CI 77492, CI 77499 / Iron Oxides CI 15850 / Red 7 CI 45380 / Red 22 Lake CI 15985 / Yellow 6 Lake CI 19140 / Yellow 5 Lake CI 75470 / Carmine CI 42090 / Blue 1 Lake].

Product Description:

A trio of concentrates delivers the color of a lipstick, the cushiony care of a balm, and the glass shine of a gloss.  Our exclusive smoothing angora brush delivers a polished , even application and smoothing sensation to lips.

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This liquid balm comes in a transparent thick plastic glass packaging with bronze silver cap, and leaf-shaped doe-foot applicator. Shade of gloss is clearly visible from the tube which gives an illusion like a lipstick, absolutely amazing! It does have a slight vanilla smell which is not overpowering. An ultimate travel-friendly and mess-free packaging.

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My Experience with Maybelline Color Elixir Lip Color – Rose Redefined:

This particular glossy balm “Rose Redefined” seems a soft pink shade with a hint of peach and subtle sparkles, though sparkles are hardly noticeable on lips. Sometimes, it looks like mauve pink and sometimes it just gives a barbie pink tint on lips, really amazing! A beautiful gloss to add softness and glam to the face with juicy translucent tint. It will mostly compliment fair and medium skin tones I think; however, my beautiful dusky neighbor who is also a sweet mom to a lovely boy flaunts this shade so gracefully that I totally love it on her. Unlike other Maybelline glosses, it is a sweet surprise to notice that this gloss is more or less devoid of shimmer except a few sparkles which hardly get noticed.

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The texture is also smooth and milky which glides like milk cream.  I do not even bother about my dry lips whenever I wear this balm. It is my quick fix these days when I literally rush out and hardly get time to groom myself! Just 1-2 swipes of this gloss and you get soft and hydrated lips. It gives sheer pink pigmentation on my lips which lasts for 2-3 hours with heavy meals and it does not leave any stain once wiped off.

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It would not be good for pigmented lips as its too sheer to hide blemishes and the staying power is another big question! However, it is much pigmented than a gloss and the color is well visible on my lips. Since I am okay with touch ups and slight fading, at least it does not leave any trace on the lips, hence I can live with minor flaws. It is slightly sticky though manageable and gives hydrated and smooth feel to the lips. I am flattered by this peachy, barbie, amazing pink balm and I am sure you all would love to wear it on lips. A beautiful subtle everyday glossy shade.

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Maybelline Color Elixir Lip Color Rose Redefined 10

Let’s sum up pros and cons:

Pros of Maybelline Color Elixir Lip Color – Rose Redefined:

  • A beautiful peachy barbie pink glossy balm with slight hint of sparkle.
  • It is a creamy, milky gloss which instantly hydrates lips.
  • It gives a sheer translucent pink hue on lips.
  • Lips feel nourished and fuller as long as it stays on the lips.
  • A subtle tinted everyday glossy juicy shade suitable for all age groups, preferably fair and medium beauties; however, I do see it looks good on every skin tone.
  • Stickiness is not bothering.
  • Really feathery light on the lips.
  • It won’t bleed or settle into fine lips.
  • Attractive and travel-friendly packaging.

Cons of Maybelline Color Elixir Lip Color – Rose Redefined:

  • Does transfer a lot.
  • Staying power could have been improved.
  • Another tricky shade for pigmented lips for its sheer color payoff.

Apart from minor flaws, I love this pink and wear it daily for it nourishes my lips, gives such barbie peach tint to my lips which in turn gives a pinkish glow to my face as well. A beautiful shade apt for winter days and I am sure you all would love to own it, however, as I say I would only get it for 6-7 bucks! So gals, do try this pink and keep moving on to keep “Moov” at bay 🙂

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27 thoughts on “Maybelline Color Elixir Lip Color – Rose Redefined Review

  1. I was moving too fast yst, slipped on a toy and ended up needing MOOV!!! So my advise will be to move carefully!! LOL!! *hihi* *hihi*

    Lovely colour Neetu and nicely detailed review! The colour looks so good on you! Seems more pink than rose….maybe I always expect rose to be always dusty! I was wearing a similar colour today!

    1. omg.. *hihi* yeah seriously not only toys now vegetables n kitchen stuffs r also taking part in game of hurdles.. *headbang* every morning i just bend down n collect every piece of potato onions from sofa, under tv table n few r just rotten wid fowl smell wen we realise ohh one potato is inside bed.. *headbang* *headbang* Dunno why these potato onion follow me everywhere.. *waiting* Anyways
      *thankyou* dear, glad u liked it.. *puchhi* oh wow.. *hifive* u wearing same shade. I totally agree to u that rose means a mauve shade to me.. *hifive* and its slight barbie peach, just apt for a natural pinkish glow during day time.. *haan ji*

  2. “my blessing Aadya is fast asleep on my lap”…how peaceful for both of you :*
    honestly neetu, i didn’t like the earlier one much but i like this one. its a nice color and i already know they are not available here 😛

    1. *thankyou* dear.. yeah its peaceful n blessed moment.. *puchhi* ohh i can understand earlier i ws nt into glosses for they were either too sheer or glassy as u say.. *hifive*
      But nw winters n my messed up life is calling for quick fixs or say all in one stuff like these glosses to save my time and get ready on time.. *hihi*
      U knw oranges were nvr my cup of tea bt *jai ho* imbbians they inspired me to try every color…

  3. I remember playing shuttle badminton like crazy on one of our office team outing and next day walking like a zombie *ghost* as I was not able to move my hands or legs *hihi*

    I love the how the gloss is packed like a lipstick and the shade is pretty too
    But isn’t 425 rupees [yes I did convert to rupees :P] for such a cute little gloss too much *scared*

    1. lol *hihi* we all r same knw.. Initially wen I came here i did converted my every purchase in rupee but then I knew I cannot eat a single meal or survive on this formula.. *nababana* u knw we need to mold ourself according to place, circumstances upto some extent and this is just abt “jaisa des waisa bhes” *haan ji* you are definitely right in comparing prices for even i won’t get them widout comparing the prices from every store.. But then again it is least deal i need to pay for my stuff knw and i had to live with it.. *haan ji*
      Anyways *thankyou* dear glad u liked it.. *happydance*

  4. I liked ur preface about aadya n dance…was waiting for review of this looks amazing on ur lips but its too light for my liking.

  5. Love how you write Neetu *woot* *woot* *woot* you are one of the sweetest person i have spoken to *puchhi* *puchhi* you and your cute little stories *happy dance* *happy dance* i love them *pompom* btw the colour looks damn pretty and glossy *woot* *woot* have to try these for sure *pompom* *pompom*

    1. so sweet dear.. *puchhi* *puchhi* this is so sweet and am really happy to read it.. *happydance* *happydance* Even I can fee d same flow of happy n blissful energy from ur side whenever i interact wid u thru comments. *pompom* *pompom* dats really sweet of u to be charged up n happy all time in imbb.. *pompom* *pompom*

  6. You have written everything in such a cute manner 🙂 ,and the shade is really pretty, I definitely need to check these out soon *haan ji*

    1. *thankyou* dhara,.. so sweet of u.. *puchhi* yeah i m sure u will love them.. they r really gud for college gals knw.. *happydance*

  7. color and pics both are lovely *pompom* … and you know what I have not met you ever but it feels like I know you.. your cute stories are the best part of the review 🙂 *puchhi*

    1. *thankyou* so much esha.. *puchhi* so sweet of u.. oh yeah they r too sheer even i love them using at home not for night outs or winter hang outs

  8. awww!! you always start with such lovely stories about your family neetu. it is truely humbling to read your reviews. 🙂 i loved this shade on you. i am so much into lip glosses these days. give me all and i’d be a happy bunny. 😀 gorgeous lip swatches as always 🙂

    1. I am so touched.. *puchhi* really its an instinct whenever i sat down to write a review all my feelings come down as if i m sitting next to my pal who will quietly listen to me n cheer me up in my gud n bad moments.. *pompom* IMBB is such a happy go lucky place to enjoy full freedom happiness while learning new stuffs. *clap* May this happiness and joy always prosper… *pompom* *pompom*
      *thankyou* so much.. m really happy to be part of IMBB n especially this interaction wid all of u thru comments!! *happydance* *happydance* *happydance* *happydance*

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