Maybelline Velvet Matte Lipstick Mat 5 Review & Swatches

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Maybelline Velvet Matte Lipstick Mat 5

Hi gorgeous lasses,

Pure orange lip colors are not as easy to find as you may assume. I have come across many shades of orange but most of them had evident red undertones, and the shade Mat 5 from Maybelline Velvet Matte Lipsticks’ collection is a pure orange shade.

Continue reading to know how it fared.

About Maybelline Velvet Matte Lipstick Mat 5

Get petal smooth lips with Maybelline New York’s New Color Sensational Velvet Matte Lipsticks

Maybelline Velvet Matte Lipstick – Mat 5

This season is all about Mattes! Give your lips a petal smooth finish with Maybelline New York’s New Color Sensational Velvet Matte Lipsticks.

We bring to you a Liquid to Matte sensation with New Color Sensational Velvet Matte. This innovative “Liquid to Matte” product is a hydrating cream color that glides on smooth and sets with a matte finish. It comes in 7 trendy colors that are not only designed for long wear but are also lightweight. The velvety, buttery cushion-like texture keeps lips in comfort all day. Here’s your go-to matte lipstick, that will always make you look chic and classy.

Maybelline Velvet Matte Lipstick – Mat 5 review

Here’s why you’ll love it

  • Its hydrating formula keeps lips non-sticky, non-chalky and hydrated all day long
  • Available in 7 vibrant, richly-pigmented hues.
  • It is lightweight, making it perfect for long wear.

Price: Rs. 475

Shades: 8 shades are launched in this range in India.

Packaging: This lipstick comes in a packaging similar to the Maybelline Lip Polish; however the mat black cap differentiates it from the Maybelline Lip Polishes. I really liked the chic packaging. The transparent bottle holds the liquid lipstick and it has a black cap that has the applicator attached with a small wand. The packaging is attractive and travel friendly.

Maybelline Velvet Matte Lipstick – Mat 5 packaging

The Applicator:  The sponge applicator works great in picking the right amount of the lipstick and allows easy application. I really like the small wand, bigger wands do not work well with me.

Maybelline Velvet Matte Lipstick – Mat 5 applicator

Texture: It is a liquid lipstick that glides on lips smoothly. It is very light weight and is absolutely non-sticky. Maybelline claims that this is a matte lipstick with the comfort of gloss. But it is not an absolute matte and still has a bit of sheen. I do not mind that sheen at all as it is not like the gloss shine, but is something that makes lips appear healthy.

Once applied it is just like glossy lip color but after a minute or so it settles to a semi matte finish.

Shade: Mat 5 is a fiery orange shade.  This shade will go well with most Indian skin tones.

Maybelline Velvet Matte Lipstick – Mat 5 shade name

Pigmentation:  This lip color is not very pigmented. It will not go completely opaque in couple of swipes but will cover around 90% of lip pigmentation. I have a bit of pigmentation on my upper lip and you can see how this lip color covered it.

Maybelline Velvet Matte Lipstick _ Mat 5 SWATCH

My Experience: As I mentioned earlier, it is a pure orange lip color. If you are a true orange colors lover, then you just can’t be without giving a share of space in your vanity case to this lip color.

Maybelline Velvet Matte Lipstick _ Mat 5 LOTD

This lip color is very forgiving on lips and is slightly less glossy than the other shades in this range.

This lipstick stays for 3-4 hours with mild snacking and drinks. It will definitely not survive a full meal. After fading there is no strong stain that it leaves, but yes the slight stain is evident.

Overall, it is a nice orange lip color which most college goers will look for. I am not sure any girl in late 20s or early 30s would give this shade a try.

What I like about Maybelline Velvet Matte Lipstick Mat 5?

  • Chic packaging.
  • Travel friendly.
  • Smooth texture.
  • Feels light on lips.
  • Does no dry lips.
  • Fabulous shade for fair skin tones.
  • Reasonably priced.

What I don’t like about Maybelline Velvet Matte Lipstick Mat 5?

  • Not very long staying.
  • Not absolute matte as per claims.
  • Not very pigmented.

Rating: 3.5/5

Will I Recommend:  Yes, your hunt for a pure orange lip color ends with this.

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