Jul 8, 2012

Maybelline Sensational Lipsticks Review!

I know it's been a while since last time I updated my blog. I took a long holiday back to China, where there is no access to blogspot.com. I think that's coz the govt does not want Chinese citizen to read and respond to reactionary opinion people outside the country is allow to express on the website. Anyway, have no interest in politics. Now I'm back in New Zealand and I'm gonna try to post as often as possible since I took a trip to US in May and did a huge haul there. I bought my desired makeups for long, Urban Decay Naked 1 and 2 pallets, love them soooo much and other stuff like NARS blush in Orgasm. But I'm not gonna get into these today. I will talking about them in my future blog entries coz I haven't had much experience in using them yet. 

Today is about three drug store lipsticks from Maybelline and they are Sensational Lipsticks in color #416 Coral Fever, #445 Mango Diamonds, #515 Coral Crush. I know I am very into coral lipsticks nowadays coz I think the color brightens up my complexion and pretty much goes well with any eye makeup I want to achieve. Here is a picture of these gorgeous lipsticks.

The color on the left is Coral Crush. It is the brightest out of these three, definitely has red undertone with no shimmer in it. The texture of which is quite smooth, and it goes on like a lip butter. The pigmentation is good, but it does stain your lips a bit. I'd say if you are not a red lipstick person but wants a pop of color on your lips, it is a great alternative to a red lipstick. Otherwise try their #645 Red Revival and I heard it's a gorgeous dark red lipstick and since they have similar consistency, I bet the pigmentation will be great too.

The one in the middle is Mango Diamonds and it's in their High Shine range. Since it has diamonds in its name you expect it will have shimmer in it and yep it does have shimmer. But surprisingly it does not have a frosty finish, its actually a luster finish, which I prefer a lot more. It's also a coral color with red undertone but less than Coral Crush. It's the sheerest out of the three, but it's definitely buildable and I usually put on 2 layers and it's opaque and shine, and I love the look.

The one the right I have to say, is my favorite out of the three. It is a beautiful true coral color, which doesn't have any red undertone. I love how it's different almost like a orange color but still not exact. I don't know how to describe it but I love it so much  and I am thinking about buying a backup of this coz I couldn't find one on their official website, so I expect it's a limited edition one?!(Plz let me know if it is.) It is again very smooth in texture, 1~2 layers opaque. Here are swatches of these lippies on my wrist.

And here are the color payoffs on my lips. Sorry I have different lightings when I took these pics but hopefully they could give you an idea of how they look like on.

I went to my local supermarket last night just minutes before mid-night to catch up the 25% sale on Maybelline staff. Believe or not, I have not tried any drugstore lipsticks before but heard so much good things about them, so I decided to try them and I had to say I had great lucks with them. Thanks to Holly from Youtube, who loves Maybelline Sensational lipsticks and always rave about them. Check her out at www.youtube.com/hollyannaeree, and you will learn a lot from her and become one of her fans just like me!!

I will be writing a updated lipstick collection blog at some stage, but I would love to try some more before I can put up a decent collection. So I am waiting for that.

Have a nice day! Good Luck!