Maybelline Color Show Lipstick in Nutty Cookie Review

Hello people,

Valentine’s Day was really awesome, not for there were huge sales going on and benefited me! 😀 I got some makeup stuff for good deals and today’s lipstick was an impulse buy (blame the sale!). I shopped quite some stuff online, and I wanted to buy lipsticks online since some shades are unavailable in my city. This particular experience was a nightmare, and I swore not to buy lipsticks online!

Maybelline Color Show Lipstick in Nutty Cookie


299 INR for 3.9 gm.

Maybelline Color Show Lipstick in Nutty Cookie

My Experience with Maybelline Color Show Lipstick in Nutty Cookie:

Packaging:  It comes in a black tube, with a color-coded band which is pretty good. There is nothing great about the packaging, and no “wow” factor. The name of the shade is written at the bottom with a color-coded sticker. The cap closes with a satisfying click and ready to be tossed into handbags. So, coming to the worst thing that I faced, I opened the cap of the lipstick only to find the bullet damaged! There was this gooey mess, the top part of the lipstick had stuck to the cap after melting. I opened and found the not-so-nice looking bullet. It was a complete turn off. This does not end here.

Maybelline Color Show Lipstick in Nutty Cookie

Shade:  Nutty Cookie is a muddy brown shade. It does not complement any skin tone! This shade does not contain any micro-shimmer and it’s just straight muddy brown. This is a bad shade, and does not suit me at all. After all the mess that I had to handle with, the shade did not do any justice either.

Maybelline Color Show Lipstick in Nutty Cookie

Texture:  The texture is very velvety and soft. It glides on the lips without any tug or pull.  I recommend exfoliation prior to application, as it tends to accentuate fine lines. As per my story is concerned, I had to apply it with a lip brush which was the only possible way to use it. It did dry out my lips when I removed it, and it is not moisturizing as claimed.

Pigmentation:  The shade itself is so bad even though it is intensely pigmented. I also loved how creamy it is, despite the bitter experience. It gives a supple finish which I’m not a big fan of. It does not settle into fine lines and accentuate it. With such pigmentation, I suggest this be kept away from your favorite clothes because the stain is very stubborn. I accidentally got some on my top and it just refuses to go.

Maybelline Color Show Lipstick in Nutty Cookie

Staying Power:  It does not survive a meal, and lasts for 2 hours max. It does leave a tint behind, and it needs to be re-applied. The tint comes off only with an oil-based makeup remover.

Maybelline Color Show Lipstick in Nutty Cookie

I really don’t have anything nice to say about this lipstick.  I am never gonna use this, and it will go straight to the dustbin since the bullet itself is a pain to look at. I cannot handle all the gooey stuff; forget handling, I can barely look at it! The shade does not do anything good either, and I do not want to been seen wearing this!

Pros of Maybelline Color Show Lipstick in Nutty Cookie:

  • Packaging is good.
  • Color coded bands and stickers.
  • Pigmentation is absolutely great.
  • Creamy texture.
  • Leaves behind a tint.
  • Travel friendly.
  • Affordable.
  • Does not settle into fine lines.

Cons of Maybelline Color Show Lipstick in Nutty Cookie:

  • Good yet boring packaging.
  • This particular shade wouldn’t complement most skin tones.
  • Broken bullet! (handling or packaging defect).
  • Dries out lips.
  • Lasting power could have been better.
  • No ingredients list mentioned.

IMBB Rating:


Would I Recommend/Repurchase Maybelline Color Show Lipstick in Nutty Cookie?

Nope, never! This shade can be easily skipped. I’m never getting this again! Hell no.

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