*Disclaimer: I received these products complimentary from Influenster for testing purposes.*
This cute little box was able to fit inside my tiny mailbox which I always like better than having to face the super awkward guy and gal in the office.
When I unwrapped the box, I was greeted by supermodel Gigi Hadid admiring herself in a mirror. That is her, right? My apologies if I’m mistaken.
On each side of the box, all of the shades in the Shine Compulsion by Color Sensational® lipstick line was displayed. I wondered which one I would be finding inside my box.
The first thing I saw when I finally opened the box was this postcard ^ with the same image as the top of the box.
On the other side of the postcard ^ it talks all about how this is Maybelline’s first lipstick that is “oil-in.” It informs us that there are a total of 10 different shades in this line.
Underneath the postcard and white tissue paper laid my long awaited products…
YAY! I did already know I was going to be receiving the lipstick but, I was pleasantly surprised by the bonus matching lip liner!
Maybelline – Color Sensational® Shaping Lip Liner in Brick Red
My Review: This lip liner was really easy to apply. It was precise and didn’t smudge one bit. It was a bit chalky and left little shavings on my lips but, they weren’t bothersome and wiped away hassle-free. It was dry, which contributed to the ease of precision, and it was long-lasting. It was a super bright red, much brighter in person than in the above photo; I liked it.
Retail Value: $7.99
Maybelline – Color Sensational® Shine Compulsion Lipstick in Magenta Affair
My Review: It’s really hot here in Las Vegas right now; around 100 degrees Fahrenheit everyday and, like I said, this package was placed in my mailbox– which is obviously outside. When I opened the cap to this lipstick I was mortified to find that the middle of it looked soft and wet. I was nervous it had melted, that it was completely ruined. Boyfriend suggested I throw it in the fridge for a few minutes. I left it in there for a little under 10 minutes and it was renewed and undamaged, woo-hoo!
I felt the silky, buttery smoothness of this lipstick instantly as I spread it across my lips. It stayed in the lines of the lip liner perfectly and never tried to bleed past it. The colors of the two products matched nicely; I liked that the liner was a just a smidge darker. While wearing the lipstick– it did transfer at first but, after marking my water bottle only a couple times… it stopped showing up everywhere I put my lips yet, the color still remained on me. So, what I’m saying is: the lipstick is long-lasting but, make sure to blot your lips after applying.
Retail Value: $7.99
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