Skip to main content

Maybelline Color Sensational Bold Matte Lipstick Mat 3 Review


Maybelline Color Sensational Bold Matte Lipstick Mat 3 Review

ISLM Writer: Sanchita

Hello everyone. Hope you all are enjoying winter. Fall is for dark, vampy and seductive lip colours but somehow my mind is totally off this season. I am busy wearing bright pinks, corals and oranges and buying some more. My latest buy is the Maybelline Color Sensational Bold Matte which I haven’t tried before. I have a soft corner for matte lipsticks and no matter what the season is – I am always wearing matte. Read on to know what I felt about this lip colour. 

Product Description 

Offering 5 trendy shades in a brilliant matte texture, these lip colours look and feel great on your lips. Let your lips speak volumes with Maybelline’s first matte lipstick in India!



Here’s why you’ll love it:

  • Enriched with rosa canina oil and jojoba oil for a moisturising effect
  • Contains honey nectar which has a hydrating effect
  • Has powder less matte pigments for attractive, vivid shades

Price of Maybelline Color Sensational Bold Matte Lipstick

425 INR for 3.9 g /0.13 oz

My Thoughts On The Product

The lipstick comes in a shiny silver body with a matte orange plastic cap. The twist up function work properly and doesn't create any mess at all. The packaging is light weight yet sturdy, well-crafted and travel friendly.


The shade Mat 3 is a bright tangerine orange. It has a warm undertone and looks extremely good on the Indian skin tone. The colour doesn't look flashy and is perfect for those summer and spring.
The texture is what makes me hate it so bad! Seriously, didn't it from Maybelline. It is very difficult to apply and when you keep on layering, it becomes super patchy. I have tried using a lip brush but it doesn't work that way as well. Also, the colour badly clings on to my dry patches and slightly flakes lips.


The finish is nowhere close to matte. It is creamy and has a slight sheen. So if you are expecting a matte touch, you will be disappointed. The colour, thankfully doesn't bleed but a liner underneath looks neat.

The pigmentation is poor. You need several swipes again and again to build the colour. It doesn't hide any discolourations or patches on the lips, if any. And, the pigmentation is also not buildable.
The staying power is around 4-5 hours without any food or drinks. The lipstick is creamy and doesn't survive light snacks as well. After heavy meals, you definitely requires through touch ups. Due to its creamy texture, it also transfers to the cups and spoons a lot. The colour fades off unevenly which is very unsatisfactory as well.





What I Loved


  1. Nice and bright packaging.
  2. Bright orange colour and suits the Indian skin well.
  3. Creamy and hydrating.
  4. Staying power is 4-5 hours.



What I Disliked


  1. Pigmentation is not good.
  2. Patchy application.
  3. Not at all matte. (misleading info)
  4. Fades off with patches.
  5. Waste of money.


Overall Rating:

2/5

Recommendation:

No. there are better ‘orange’ in the market and that too matte. It is disheartening to see Maybelline has such bad product. Neither will I buy it again nor will I recommend.

Comments

  1. Nice review Ishleen! This was one of the very first orange lippies I picked up.. I still love the color but I agree that it goes patchy :(

    My recent post: The Body Shop Vitamin E Lip Balm Review, Price, Details !!

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. Anurima, the review is really nice, i agree! But all credit goes to our dearie sanchita! <3

      Delete
  2. Nice review Sanchita. I hate the patchy application too :(

    ReplyDelete

Post a Comment

Make Me Happy :) Leave A Comment!

Popular posts from this blog

Cover The Cover: Harper's Bazaar (India) March 2012

You all know that I love tweaking my blog here and there and making some changes, introducing newer features and well sometimes just hooking the blog onto some social networking site :) Well this time I am introducing a new feature that I promise will be really exciting for all beauty enthusiasts :) To start with this feature is called "Cover The Cover" where I shall be covering the cover pages of our favorite beauty and fashion magazines in terms of make-up. There are times when a certain look on a celeb or a fashion mag just gets to us. Well rather than just mulling over such looks I have decided to give life to such looks (on me) and well do a kind of a faux photo shoot ;) What say? Doesn't it sound like fun? What more? You are all invited to submit your looks with a reference to which magazine and edition you are covering and I'll post it here :)

Today's look is inspired by my latest fav mag Harper's Bazaar. The March edition of Harper's Bazaar is a …

REVIEW: Johnson's Baby Lotion on Adult Skin

I am itching to do some makeup EOTDs and LOTDs since a while now but with guests at home I am not getting any time... So for a while you guys are stuck with me doing reviews. Not that my reviews do not need much efforts but as compared to EOTDs and LOTDs, reviews are a little bit less demanding where time constraints are concerned... Don't you agree? :)

Today I shall be reviewing the Johnson's baby lotion and before you raise your eye brows and say to yourself "WTF" let me make it absolutely clear that I bought it when I was out of a moisturiser and needed one pronto! This was the only one available and so I just bought it. I figured if it was good for babies, how could it be bad for me? The truth? Read on ;)

Johnson's Baby Lotion is Clinically proven to be mild and mild it sure is. It has a soft and soothing fragrance, which I love. Once applied it gets absorbed really fast and does not leave a residual oiliness or greasiness. It would be perfect for normal ski…

REVIEW & LOTD: Faces Long Wear Pencil in Navy Blue

While doing the "Meet The Bloggers" feature every Saturday, I have realised (and I am sure that you all have too) that Faces is fast becoming a very popular brand amongst us especially the Faces Long Wear pencils. So much so that a lot of people prefer Faces Long Wear pencils to even Colorbar I-Glides and that ladies and gentlemen is quite a feat for a newly launched brand. So anyways, I got myself a "Navy Blue" from this range and I must say that I am very happy with it. This is my second pencil from Faces after "Turquoise Blue" and well it hasn't failed me either.
This particular shade is a beautiful deep blue that looks stunning on the eye lids.
Image of the Product Swatches LOTD

Ooooohss And Aaahhss!! 1. Really really stays on forever. 2. Doesn't smudge on my oily lids even after 8 hours of wear. 3. Friendly to the pocket 4. Faces have become quite easily available now. 5. They do not cause any allergies or reactions. 6. They are waterline safe a…