Hope you are doing good! Today’s review is on a lip product from the Maybelline Color Sensational Creamy Matte range. The shade is called ‘Mesmerizing Magenta’ and the shade number is 680.
Only from Maybelline: The Creamy Mattes by Color Sensational deliver a red burst of bold lip color and a surge of creamy texture in 10 make-a-statement shades, for mattes your lips will love to wear!
Now, lips slip into our creamiest matte
- New mattifying cream pure pigments. Three precious oils
- In 10 make-a-statement shades
For Best Results:
Apply in the center of your upper lip to the outer edges, following the contours of your mouth. Then glide across the entire bottom lip. Can be worn under lip color.
Price: CAD $9.99 (Price varies across stores)
My Experience with Maybelline Mesmerizing Magenta Color Sensational Creamy Matte Lipstick:
The lipstick comes in a packaging similar to their regular color sensational lipsticks – silver tube but with a brown translucent cap. The cap fits snugly enough to carry it in your bag without worrying. The shade name and number are printed on a sticker at the bottom of the tube, the color of the sticker being the same as the lipstick color.
‘Mesmerizing Magenta’ looks like a beautiful magenta shade in the tube but when swatched or applied on the lips, it shows up as a gorgeous medium pink with a blue duo-chrome effect. This is quite a unique shade which would suit all skin tones and brighten up the face immediately.
As the name suggests, this is not a true matte lipstick, but a creamy matte one. It is not drying like you might expect from a regular matte lipstick. This formula is really creamy and glides easily on the lips. This feels very similar to the Rimmel Kate Moss matte lipstick formula.
The pigmentation is absolutely amazing. One swipe results in full opaque color.
There is a mild sweet scent, but nothing over the top.
The finish looks velvety matte with one coat, but if you add additional coats, you can see a very slight sheen. Being a semi-matte finish, it does accentuate dry spots on the lips. It is best to exfoliate your lips before you use this. The lipstick is not drying on the lips but neither does it add any moisture to the lips. So after wearing it for over 5 to 6 hours, I feel the need to apply a lip balm. It is better to apply a thin layer of lip balm on your lips before applying this lipstick.
It lasts for over 6 hours which is pretty impressive. There is no bleeding or feathering. The lipstick fades evenly without looking patchy. Being a creamy formulation, it does transfer slightly, especially if you have more than one layer on.
Pros of Maybelline Mesmerizing Magenta Color Sensational Creamy Matte Lipstick:
- Gorgeous medium pink with a blue duo-chrome.
- Excellent pigmentation.
- Creamy formulation with a velvety semi-matte finish.
- Does not dry out lips.
- Good lasting power.
- Travel friendly and color coded packaging.
- Does not bleed or feather.
Cons of Maybelline Mesmerizing Magenta Color Sensational Creamy Matte Lipstick:
- Accentuates dry spots on the lips.
IMBB Rating: 4.5/5
Would I Recommend Maybelline Mesmerizing Magenta Color Sensational Creamy Matte Lipstick?
The Maybelline creamy matte formula is one of the best in the drugstore. Mesmerizing Magenta is a unique shade owing to the blue duo-chrome. Do check it out when you get a chance.
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