Maybelline launched Lip Polish last year in India and offered some 7 – 8 shades however in USA they had some 20 shades and are addressed as Colour elixir. I managed to pick Signature Scarlet from ULTA online and it came sometime late last year. I’m so in love with the shade but formula is little tacky and hence I just settled for one.
Gorgeous Himani have already shared one more shade long back – BREATHTAKING APRICOT from same range.
Size – 5 ml or .17 oz , Price $ 9 plus Tax, Available at Ulta, Amazon and Drugstore.com
My experience with Maybelline Colour Elixir Signature Scarlet:
Shade – Signature Scarlet is warm toned Orange Red shade with no shimmer or glitter but just a shiny sheen , I love the colour and the brightness it gives. The colour will work on all skin tones and is easy to wear without many efforts.
Texture and Saying power – The texture is very comfortable at first and feels non sticky but then after a while it gets little tacky still not something which would irritate me. I like glosses so that is not a big con for me as am used to all the tackiness involved in glosses. I get some 4 hours of wear with this shade and then it leaves behind a slight tint on lips leaving my lips feel soft and moisturized.
Pigmentation – It is absolutely opaque in one swipe and stays nicely without settling into fine lines but well exfoliated lips are must for all the glosses and it applies the same here.
Packaging – The “MADE IN USA” gloss comes in long rectangular tube with slat tip applicator which gives easy and even application.
What I like about Maybelline Colour Elixir 020 Signature Scarlet:
- The shade is very flattering.
- The texture is almost non sticky.
- The faint fruity smell is refreshing.
- They don’t settle in fine lines if lips are well exfoliated.
- The staying power for a gloss is good.
- The pigmentation is great.
What I don’t like about Maybelline Colour Elixir 020 Signature Scarlet:
- They didn’t launch the same product here in India.
- If your lips are not well exfoliated it may appear streaky.
Ratings – 4/5
Recommendations – If you can find this shade then do try it out, it is very flattering colour and the price tag is also good. I would have loved to pick more but the reviews are not consistent for all the shades hence skipped the idea.
Have you tried Maybelline Colour Elixir Signature Scarlet?
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