Tuesday, April 23, 2013


Finally, a new range of lipsticks that has actually caught my eye and quite literally at that! 

So let's talk the most obvious first, pigmentation. The intensity of these lipstick colours is due to the "pure pigment formula" which helps create such bold and pigmented shades.Whatever that formulation is, it's working because these lipsticks are crazy bright!

I find that since these lipsticks are so creamy, you really don't need a lip liner. I didn't use a lip liner in the video where I was swatching these lipsticks on my lips and as you can see, there are no issues with feathering or over-lining; I think the shape of the bullet has something to do with the precise application.

What I love about the consistency is that it's a very rich and creamy texture that's quite moisturising on the lips. These are made from a nourishing honey nectar so they have a very creamy feel which helps them glide on with ease.

Colour Range:
They currently have 8 different vivid shades to choose from; all being absolutely incredible! This is one of the first ranges of lipstick I have actually wanted every single colour, not even with the Revlon Lip Butters did I want them all but every shade from this range is so stunning!
Unlike most lipsticks, they actually smell great! They have quite a strong vanilla scent which somewhat reminds me of the MAC lipsticks but overall the scent is amazing.

For such a vibrant lipstick you would usually find it hard getting your hands on it in a drugstore and have to go to MAC ($36) or YSL ($55). These Vivids are actually really reasonably priced at $16.95 and Priceline even has them on sale at the moment for $13.95, BARGAIN!

They come in a squared red tube which is very sleek and pretty to display. Functional features of this package include; correct to colour labels on the bottom of the lipstick so you can store them in a way you see the colour and a reflective panel on the top so that you can have a mini mirror to help you apply the lipstick on the go.

As you girls probably know, Maybelline is pretty much stocked everywhere these days; chemists, Target, Kmart, Coles, Woolworths and of course Priceline.
So those are my thoughts on the new Maybelline Color Sensational Vivids Lipsticks (wow, that's a mouthful) and as you can tell, I am a huge fan of these. I think every aspect of these lipstick are great and Maybelline has done a great job at bringing super colourful and good quality lipsticks onto the drugstore market for such an affordable price.
Don't forget to check out my video HERE
Thanks for reading!
* These products were gifted to me by Maybelline as I am a Maybelline Beauty Vlogger. However, all opinions are honest and my own.


RosyChicc said...

Ahh these do look lovely! I've been hearing people rave about these but haven't tried them myself yet. I'll be definitely getting some this week though, the shades are so pretty! Great review hun! :))

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MILEX said...

love your choices.

Sybil said...

wow!!! those lipsticks are pigmented!! the bold vibrant colours are perfect for this summer! :D

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Mishelles Sleepy Time said...

Vivid Rose looks gorgeous! I still haven't picked any of these up but they are on my wishlist :)

Shell said...

These lippies look gorgeous, I've been trying to resist picking some up and this post doesn't make it any easier!

Shell xx

Gemma Talbot said...

The colours all looks gorgeous! I really love the look of hot plum x


Nhi said...

the colors you got are amazing! so bright and bold:) the "pink pop" really caught my eyes! love such barbie pink colors hihi. i need to try them out the next time i'm at a maybelline corner! thanks a lot for the review:)
lots of love xx

Anonymous said...

Unfortunately I'm on a lipstick ban right now but I am admiring Vivid Rose. It looks like a good dupe for MAC Impassioned. Not a fan of creamier formulas though - they tend to slip and slide around without lipliners, but that might just be me. Great reivew! xx

sleepandwater said...

I'm pretty hooked on these as well. At first I felt bad for buying so many (especially when I have so many lipsticks already), but they are really something special for being relatively affordable :)

Charlotte said...

wow I really like these! i cant decide which is my favourite!

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Melissa Bubbles said...

i love those colours! they are so vibrant
Mel xx

Ashii said...

These look so gorgeous on you. I want them badly, especially Vivid Rose & Fuchsia Flash which is meant to be a dupe of Candy Yum yum. Great review! xx

Heather Nixon said...

Very pretty shades :) x


Anonymous said...

Hello! thanks for the follow :) favour returned! Love these colours soo much! and they look lovely in the swatches xxx


Jennifer from Toronto - Spiced Beauty said...

soo pretty!


These shades are gorgeous!


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