ELF Matte Lip Color-Wine Review


Hi Peeps!


Hope everyone must be enjoying little chill in the air. My skin is behaving really badly these days, poor me 🙁 Well, I am back again with another review. Today, I am going to share my experience on one of my favourite drugstore brand –ELF. My love for “Earthy-tones’ pushed me to try this gorgeous shade 😀. Lets see, How it performed on me?


About ELF Matte Lip Color-Wine

This convenient jumbo sized lip pencil creates exact color application with twist up ease so you never have to sharpen. The pigment rich color glides on effortlessly and easily to provide long-lasting matte color. The enriched Vitamin A, C and E formula moisturizes and hydrates lips for beautiful healthy looking lips.


Price- $3



Packaging: These lip colors comes in sleek black pen like packaging. The Black pen with color code looks extremely classy and chick.It doesn’t even look like that you are owing a $3 lip color. These lip products are in retractable form so you don’t need to bother about product wastage.


The tip of the lip pen is pointed and it is ideal for precise application, especially around the corners of the lips or the cupid’s bow. The cap shuts firmly and you need not to worry about the product while travelling.

My Experience With ELF Matte Lip Color Wine


Texture, Shade and Pigmentation

“Wine” is a beautiful shade to own!! The lip pen is decently pigmented and one swipe is enough to cover my pigmented lips; even after frequent swipes it doesn’t give any cake-y appearance.The texture of these lip pencils are really creamy. It glides smoothly when I swatch it. It has no tugging or pulling at all. These are said to be matte but these are creamy with slight matte effect.

I have got two shades Wine and Berry Sorbet. Wine is a stunning reddish wine shade with earthy tones. I love these kind of shade for my daily preening routine. It could be great choice for those who are shy of bold reds and for office goers as well. Also, it will suit almost all kind of skin tone. It is a great MLBB shade to own!!

wine ELF

Staying Power:-

The Staying power is fairly long if you wear lip liner underneath. I like creamy matte texture and This lip color doesn’t gives a completely matte finish unlike other matte lip colors. So if you are a person who likes true matte finish you can give a pass. Well, It stayed on me for abut 4 hours with minimal fading. Since it is very creamy, it transfers a lot on objects and It doesn’t survives a full meal as well. Nevertheless, it is great one to own under $3 price tag with even adorable packaging and quality. A big yes from my side and I’ll highly recommend this particular shade to you all.


What I Like about ELF Matte Lip Color Wine?

  • Creamy Matte Texture
  • Gorgeous sleek black, color coded packaging
  • Retractable pencil form hence No product wastage
  • Sturdy packaging
  • Stunning shade of wine with earthy tones
  • Great lip color for working professionals.
  • Soft and Smooth application
  • Great pigmentation
  • Amazing quality.


What I Don’t Like about ELF Matte Lip Color Wine?

  • Not available in India
  • Average Staying power
  • Not completely
  • Fades unevenly
  • Dry lips needs lip balm underneath.


Rating – 4/5


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