Hey all beauty geeks!!! I am a self-proclaimed lipstick hoarder. I love almost every color in a lipstick, however, pinks and purples are my weakness. So are reds and corals. Ok lets put it that I love all bright colored lipsticks. But somehow, even though I love purples, the lipsticks in plum or purple shades either go goth on me or make me look dull. I do love gothy lipsticks for fall season, but how I wished atleast one purple shade could brighten my face. You have guessed it by now!!! This lipstick does that and so much more
About Milani Color Statement Lipstick:
Milani Color Statement Lipsticks were released in the first half of last year. The line has an amazing collection of lipsticks in zillion shades. The colors can be categorized as Pinks & Corals, Reds & Oranges, Naturals & Browns and Plums & Berries. The company describes these lipsticks as:
‘Make a statement without saying a word! True Instant Color. One stroke, full coverage application. This next generation lipstick gives the ultimate in color, texture and finish. The lightweight creamy formula contains Vitamins A, C, & E to moisturize and nourish lips. Paraben-free. Available in Vinyl, Metallic, Cream, Shimmer, Pearl & Matte finish.’
Price : $5.49
Ingredients: Ricinus Communis (Castor) Seed Oil, Tridecyl Trimellitate, Euphorbia Cerifera (Candelilla) Wax (Candelilla Cera), Ethylhexyl Palmitate, Microcrystalline Wax (Microcristallina Cera), Beeswax (Cera Alba), Zokerite, Copernicia Cerifera (Carnauba) Wax (Cera Carnauba), Fragrance (Parfum), Vanillin, Ascorbyl Palmitate, Tocopherol, Glycine Soja (Soybean) Oil, Retinyl Palmitate. +/-May Contain: Mica (CI 77019), Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891), Iron Oxides (CI 77491, CI 77492, CI 77499), Red 7 Lake (CI 15850), Yellow 5 Lake (CI 19140), Red 28 Lake (CI 45410), Red 6 (CI 15850), Yellow 6 Lake (CI 15985), Red 22 Lake (CI 45380), Red 27 Lake (CI 45410), Red 36 (CI 12085), Blue 1 Lake (CI 42090), Manganese Violet (CI 77742), Carmine (CI 75470).
My take on Milani Color Statement Lipstick 20 Uptown Mauve:
Milani Color Statement Lipstick in Uptown Mauve belongs to the family of Plums & Berries. It is a violet mauve with a cream finish. It looks more pink on the lips than on the tube. And this is why this color looks gorgeous on the lips. It instantly gives a glow to the face which lot of purples & mauves lack. It is brighter and pink-ier version of MAC Rebel.
Texture: The lipstick is insanely creamy in texture. Looks so comfortable on my lips. Does not dry the lips or emphasize any lines.
Pigmentation: Highly pigmented color in just one swipe. The color can be build up without looking cakey.
Staying Power: Stays put for 4-5 hours and leaves behind a pretty bright stain.
Packaging: The lipstick comes in a shiny gold tube with a mirror finish. The bottom of the lipstick carries the color of the lipstick.
Smell: Has a wonderful watermelon smell
What I love about Milani Color Statement Lipstick 20 Uptown Mauve:
- Love this particular shade of mauve.
- Opaque and even color.
- Impressive staying power.
- Hydrating and creamy feel on the lips.
- Looks and feels like a luxury lipstick.
- Extensive shade choices in the line.
- Affordable price compared to the quality.
- Cruelty free line.
What I do not love about Milani Color Statement Lipstick 20 Uptown Mauve:
- May transfer easily.
- The smell may bother some people.
- Fingerprints are easily visible on the packaging.
- Unavailability in India.
Final Impression: I am impressed with this lipstick and the subsequent line. Will surely pick up other shades in the same collection. Definitely recommended!!
Have you tried Milani Color Statement Lipstick 20 Uptown Mauve?
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