Maybelline New York is known to be one of the most sought-after beauty and makeup brands in India. The brand comes with amazing products to help us look gorgeous from every way possible. And now, it has come with a unique range of lipsticks called ‘Jewels’. Today, I’ll be reviewing Maybelline Color Sensational Jewels Lipstick (Pink Tourmaline), one of the jewels from its jewel bouquet. So, stay tuned to read more about it.
About The Brand Maybelline New York
We all know about Maybelline New York. Still, here are a few words about the brand in its own words for those who are newbies in this makeup world:
“From a small, family-owned business to the number one cosmetics company in America, Maybelline New York takes trends from the catwalk to the sidewalk, empowering women to make a statement, explore new looks, and flaunt their own creativity and individuality. Inspired by confident, accomplished women, Maybelline gives you scientifically-advanced formulas, revolutionary textures and up-to-the-minute, trendsetting shades effortlessly, affordably, beautifully.”
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About Maybelline Color Sensational Jewels Lipstick
The Maybelline New York Color Sensational Jewels Lipstick belongs to a magnificent lip color range that speaks glamor. It is an illuminated color containing the exclusive ‘deep jewelucent pigments’. It is also enriched with nourishing honey nectar that gives a smoother and creamier feel on the lips.
- Net Vol.: 4 gm.
- Price: Rs. 350
- Shelf Life: 3 years
- Availability: Both online and offline
Maybelline New York Color Sensational Jewels Lipstick comes from a captivating jewel collection that features 8 deeply provocative shades. These include:
- 82 Refined Wine
- 143 Pink Tourmaline
- 591 Amethyst Ablaze
- 630 Rubylicious
- 631 Red Garnet
- 994 Fuchsia Crystal
- 996 Berry Brilliant
There is no ingredient list present on the packaging of the lipstick, which is utterly disappointing. Bigger names like “Maybelline New York’ should look into this matter for attaining utmost customer satisfaction.
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The lipstick comes in the form of a bullet with a rectangular packaging. It has a cover that looks very much like a hologram and you cannot help but keep staring at it. The color of the cap is similar to the shade of the lipstick, which is good for easy identification of the product among other lip colors. The tube inside the packaging is metallic and it looks quite expensive. However, the sad part about the metallic tube is that it attracts a lot of fingerprints. Overall, it is a travel-friendly packaging with an added glam.
Look And Feel
The texture of the Color Sensational Jewels lipstick is butter smooth. It glides easily over the lips and does not need tugging or pulling at all. One application of the product gives an opaque coverage and you can go for the second one to build up the color. It doe snot has any unpleasant smell.
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My Take On Maybelline Color Sensational Jewels Lipstick (Pink Tourmaline)
I am a lipstick hoarder. After all, who does not love to wear kissable colors on lips? So, when I came across the Jewels collection by Maybelline, I had to try my hands on at least one of them. The brand has named the shades after precious and semi-precious stones so that each time you wear them, you get showered with compliments and feel like a celebrity!
As I am about to attend a series of weddings very soon, I wanted something festive and celebrating as a lip color. This shade named ‘Pink Tourmaline’ (Shade No. 143) turned out to be the perfect spell for the purpose. The semi-precious stone tourmaline comes in a wide variety of colors and this ‘pink tourmaline’ stands absolutely true to its name.
It is a warm pink color with slight blue undertones. It has fine shimmer in it, which will not make your lips shine out of the place but give a decent definition to them. The color will suit ladies with cool and gold skin tones very well. According to me, MAC skin tones NC20 to NC35 can best carry off this color. The color has a bit of frosty look as well but as I said earlier, it enhances the beauty of the festive spirit. Make sure that you exfoliate your lips properly before wearing this lipstick in order to make the most of the beautiful shade.
The lipstick stays on my lips for good 4-5 hours with meals in between. But the pigmentation starts going off after 3 hours, leaving a nice stain, which does not look gritty. However, it also leaves in some time. The problem I faced on this front is that this lipstick transfers crazily. It will get transferred to coffee mugs, water glass, and everything else it will get in touch with. So, make sure that you dab it effectively with a tissue and some translucent powder right before leaving it on.
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How To Use
Start applying the lipstick from the center of your lips and proceed to the outer corners gradually. For a more defined look, use a lip liner of the same color. Also, layer the product more for more coverage.
- Travel-friendly packaging
- Good pigmentation
- Does not smell bad
- Gives good coverage
- Flattering shade for festive occasions and parties
- Moisturizing enough
- Causes no flaking
- Good price
- The frosting is not over the top
- Bleeds and transfers a lot
- This shade is not for everyone
- The ingredient list is missing
This lipstick has a beautiful shade with a great texture. So, if you are in a festive mood and want some celebration on your lips, just go for this shade without any second thought. It is apt for nighttime usage. However, it does need some preparation to wear as it transfers a lot. Also, this specific shade does not suit all skin tone. But still, I recommend this lipstick to everyone. You can always choose the most suitable shade for yourself from the vast range of colors available.
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