Monday, February 4, 2013

Maybelline SuperStay 10 hour lip gloss stain Berry Hevenly

I am not a big fan of lip stain products. They usually set into the lip cracks and give a very dry, flaky look which I hate. But this is supposed to be a gloss stain, so I decided to give it a try.

Things I don’t like about this product:
-          First of all it doesn’t stay on for 10 hours. And I don’t expect it to stay that long. As per my opinion this “lasts for blabla number of hours” is just a marketing gimmick.
-          It has a very liquidy texture, you have to apply at least 3 coats for even application.
-          It starts to get patchy for me after 3 hours.
-          It transfers.
-          It leaves a strain ring around your lips. You need a heavy duty makeup cleaner to get it off.
-          The shape of the applicator makes it difficult to precisely outline lips.

Now good things about this product:
-          It doesn’t have a sticky, heavy feel; it feels very lightweight on the lips.
-          It doesn’t dry out on the lips and your lips don’t feel pulled or stretched.
-          Doesn't settle in the cracks. No flaky look on the lips. Doesn't peel off.
-          It has a glossy finish when applied and stays glossy until it starts to fade.
-          You can wear it shear or make it bold by layering.

Berry Heavenly : Left- single swatch, Right- 2 coat swatch

I have the shade “120 - berry heavenly”. It is a berry color with a bluish undertone. The color is very pretty. It is that kind of color which makes your teeth look whiter.

Overall this is a 6 on a 1-10. If you are looking for a long lasting stain then this product is not for you, but if you don’t mind reapplying you should try it out.

It costs $5.99-$8.99 depending on the store. They are made in USA.

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