Maybelline Colorsensational Lip Gradation Mauve1: Review, Swatches, Price In India

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PRODUCT CLAIMS

Available in 8 bright, matte shades, this double-sided lip product will inspire you to experiment with your looks and bring out your unique style and personality. The color stick at one end will give a gorgeous pop of color while the cushion blender tool at the other end will give a sexy, graded look. For a complete trend-on look, apply color on the centre of your upper lip and use the sponge smudger to extend the color to the outer edges till the contours of your lips or use it as a matte lip color or a lip liner.

Price: Rs 500/-

Maybelline Colorsensational Lip Gradation Mauve1
Maybelline Colorsensational Lip Gradation Mauve1: Review, Swatches, Price In India
Maybelline Colorsensational Lip Gradation Mauve1: Review, Swatches, Price In India
Maybelline Colorsensational Lip Gradation Mauve1: Review, Swatches, Price In India

REVIEW

The Maybelline Colorsensational Lip Gradation Mauve1 comes in a double-ended twist-up crayon form. One end has the lip product in it and the other one has a sponge applicator to give help blur and create a gradation effect. I personally am not a big fan of the blurred-effect and I don’t think it will work for anyone with pigmentation on their lips, unless you prep your lips first with a foundation/concealer.

The crayon comes out easily by a twist-up mechanism. It retracts fully inside too which prevents it from accidentally damaging the tip. The tip is slightly pointed which helps you to outline the lips neatly. The product is very pigmented and 1-2 swipes are all you will need. The shade Mauve1 is a brownish mauve shade. It looks pretty dark on me but may turn out to be a MLBB shade on deeper skintones. The shade I would say is an ideal winter shade!

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Maybelline Colorsensational Lip Gradation Mauve1: Review, Swatches, Price In India
Maybelline Colorsensational Lip Gradation Mauve1: Review, Swatches, Price In India
Maybelline Colorsensational Lip Gradation Mauve1: Review, Swatches, Price In India
Maybelline Colorsensational Lip Gradation Mauve1: Review, Swatches, Price In India

The product glides onto the lips very smoothly. Think NYX’s round lipsticks, if you’ve ever tried one.  However the similarity ends there. Because within a minute or so, this lipstick sets into a matte finish. The texture is pretty light-weight, as if you aren’t wearing anything on your lips. However, as the time goes on, it starts to feel quite drying on the lips. So I would suggest you to prep your lips with a hydrating lip balm before you wear one of these.

As for its staying power, it stays for about 3-4 hours on me with light snacks and drinks in between. After that, it starts to gradually fade away. The shade does not feather or bleed and essentially looks more like a lip stain rather than a lipstick.

Maybelline Colorsensational Lip Gradation Mauve1 Swatch
Maybelline Colorsensational Lip Gradation Mauve1: Review, Swatches, Price In India

OVERALL THOUGHTS

The Maybelline Colorsensational Lip Gradation Mauve1 is a matte lip crayon which looks like a dark brownish mauve on light to medium complexions but can a MLBB shade for the deeper ones. It sets to a completely matte finish, is very light-weight, has an average wear-time, does not bleed or feather and is highly pigmented. The only con for this product that I think of is that it can be very drying on the lips. It is a good drugstore option for matte-lip lovers. Recommended!

Rating: 4.5/5

Colorsensational Lip Gradation Mauve1 Swatch
Colorsensational Lip Gradation Mauve1 Swatch

Have you tried this range? What do you think of this product? Share in the comments below.

31 Comments on Maybelline Colorsensational Lip Gradation Mauve1: Review, Swatches, Price In India

  1. Swathi
    February 9, 2016 at 5:56 pm (2 years ago)

    Oh my !! You look gorgeous. I like this range, I only dint like the shade selection 🙂 Great review
    Love your makeup here !!

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    • Komal
      February 10, 2016 at 5:06 pm (2 years ago)

      Thank you so much sweetheart! 😀

      Reply
  2. Lana
    February 9, 2016 at 7:20 pm (2 years ago)

    Looks great on you ! I haven’t been able to open the sponge applicator part of my product ! I think its faulty

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    • Komal
      February 10, 2016 at 5:06 pm (2 years ago)

      Oh! Too bad 🙁

      Reply
  3. Perkymegs
    February 9, 2016 at 8:50 pm (2 years ago)

    love it !! such shades are apt for everyday 🙂

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    • Komal
      February 10, 2016 at 5:06 pm (2 years ago)

      So true! 🙂

      Reply
  4. Ritam Chandra
    February 9, 2016 at 9:40 pm (2 years ago)

    The shade is soo pretty and look gorgeous on you… <3

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    • Komal
      February 10, 2016 at 5:07 pm (2 years ago)

      Aww thanks 🙂

      Reply
  5. Galaxia
    February 9, 2016 at 11:02 pm (2 years ago)

    That shade is pretty! I’ve heard of this product but haven’t seen it in stores over here yet. Great review 🙂

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    • Komal
      February 10, 2016 at 5:07 pm (2 years ago)

      Thank you 🙂

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    • Komal
      February 10, 2016 at 5:08 pm (2 years ago)

      Hehe..thanks 😀

      Reply
  6. aditi
    February 9, 2016 at 11:13 pm (2 years ago)

    love the shade,you look so fresh and pretty nice click 🙂

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    • Komal
      February 10, 2016 at 5:08 pm (2 years ago)

      Thank you so much Aditi 🙂

      Reply
  7. Sonali
    February 10, 2016 at 10:00 am (2 years ago)

    Loved the shade and I guess is quite pigmented. Lasting for 3-4 hours with drinks or snacks is ok. Great review 🙂

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    • Komal
      February 10, 2016 at 5:10 pm (2 years ago)

      Thank you Sonali 🙂

      Reply
  8. [email protected]
    February 10, 2016 at 2:31 pm (2 years ago)

    Nice review babe! What a gorgeous shade, you look lovely wearing it. I am yet to lay my hands on these!

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    • Komal
      February 10, 2016 at 5:13 pm (2 years ago)

      Aww thanks Vishakha 😀 Do try them out if you love mattes!

      Reply
  9. Anurima_kohlandstilettos
    February 10, 2016 at 5:06 pm (2 years ago)

    You look so fresh and pretty Komal! Though I am not a fan of the blurred lip color concept … but this shade is amazing 🙂

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    • Komal
      February 10, 2016 at 5:16 pm (2 years ago)

      Thank you Anurima 🙂 Ya me neither! So I just wear it as a regular lipstick. The shade though is beautiful 😀

      Reply
  10. crazyforcosmetics
    February 11, 2016 at 9:05 am (2 years ago)

    Nicely reviewed. The shade looks nice on you Komal..

    Reply
  11. Ankita
    February 11, 2016 at 12:23 pm (2 years ago)

    The product is great. Did you try gradation with it?

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    • Komal
      February 11, 2016 at 1:14 pm (2 years ago)

      No babe! As I said I’m not a fan of that look 🙂

      Reply
  12. Pankhuri
    February 11, 2016 at 5:23 pm (2 years ago)

    This shade is looking gorgeous on you Komal 🙂 I think I’m gonna get this shade too 😛

    Reply
  13. Shampita
    February 11, 2016 at 7:02 pm (2 years ago)

    The smudger I think is for no use, smudged up lipstick looks as if I have licked it off or eaten it. But all in all, this color is the one which is really wearable for daily use.

    Reply
  14. Mariyam
    February 11, 2016 at 9:24 pm (2 years ago)

    Gorgeous shade! It transfers easily and is bit of drying which I don’t like but overall it’s great!

    Reply
  15. diya
    February 13, 2016 at 12:48 pm (2 years ago)

    love this shade on you :)you look so pretty

    Reply
  16. anubhuti
    February 15, 2016 at 11:31 pm (2 years ago)

    You are looking beautiful… the shade is gorgeous and a tad bit too brown like you said…i want to try this range..

    Reply
  17. Sangeeta
    February 17, 2016 at 6:46 pm (2 years ago)

    This shade looks stunning. Definitely picking it up.

    Reply
  18. Mony
    March 18, 2016 at 11:45 am (2 years ago)

    Lovely shade 🙂 and you look so pretty with the shade on. Great review 🙂

    Reply

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