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Maybelline Color Sensational POW 4 Lipstick Review and Swatches!

Maybelline Color Sensational POW 4 Lipstick Review and Swatches!

ISLM Writer: Ishleen

Hello girlies!
If we ask which lip colour category are you, nudes, pinks or reds; I don't know about you but I will scream pink at the top of my lungs! Maybelline as a drugstore brand is loved by one and all equally, and its color sensational range is a household favourite all around the world! The whole pink-lipstick lover society went crazy when maybelline launched its POW range, and so did we! Very recently i finished my first tube of POW 4 which reminded me of how madly I love this little pink gem, and hence the repurchase and a brand new review!

So when it comes to reviewing a lipstick, the first thing I notice about them is the quantity offered for the price! And this beauty seems quite affordable in the sense that it retails for 375 INR and along comes 3.9 grams of product! Trust me the product will last you a good 2 years even if you plan to use it every other day.

The best part about the POW range if lipsticks is their gorgeously vibrant pink packaging and silver tubes, along with colour coded stickers. Though the stickers don't make much of a difference as all 4 shades are pink, and it gets a bit difficult to find your shade if you have more than 1 POW lipsticks!

Coming to the shade, POW 4 is the most wearable shade out of all the 4 shades available in the range. It is a warm toned coral pink, which is bright but not neonish! It has very vivid warm yellow undertones, making it the perfect pick for Indian skin tones.

Texture wise the Pow 4 lipstick goes on super smooth and is insanely pigmented! The lipstick goes on buttery smooth on the lips and does not feel dry and neither does it tug or pull on the dry patches of the lips. But if the lips are not properly exfoliated, the lip colour does tend to settle into fine lines and make the lips look weird, if not ugly! But the pigmentation of these is pretty good and has the ability to cover light-medium pigmentation on the lips.

The lipstick sets into a creamy finish, not too glossy, and not at all matte. And as I am an ardent matte lipstick lover, I wear it after mattifying it with a loose or compact powder.

The downside (according to me) is that it stains the lips real bad! But that helps the lipstick to last for a longer time period, as even after 4 hours when the lipstick has faded away, the lips are not left completely bare and have a touch of pretty colour to them!

Would I Recommend? 

I already bought my second tube of the same, do I still need to answer this? :p
Yes, yes, yes! Go try it and you'll fall in love with pink lipsticks!




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