Maybelline Hot Plum ColorSensational Vivids Lip Color Review, Photos, Swatches

Maybelline Hot Plum ColorSensational Vivids Lip Color
Maybelline Hot Plum ColorSensational Vivids Lip Color

Maybelline Hot Plum ColorSensational Vivids Lip Color ($7.49 for 0.15 oz.) is a brightened, magenta pink with a satiny finish. Maybelline Fuchsia Flash is pinker and brighter–a lot less magenta/purple. MAC Daddy’s Little Girl is lighter. MAC Pink Pigeon is pinker. MAC Night Blooming is a touch purpler. MAC Dear Diary is similar. Shiseido Fuchsia RS 320 is purpler, darker. NARS Schiap is slightly pinker.

This is one of the more “subdued” shades from the range that I’ve tried, though it is still a bright, vivid shade. It’s not quite as neon in color, so for some, it may be more wearable as a result. Hot Plum had very nearly opaque color payoff–there’s a hint of translucency (but the trade off is that it doesn’t look heavy on the lips) but it looks rather opaque. Β The consistency is lightweight, slightly creamy, and is comfortable to wear. Β It had less slip compared to the last few shades I’ve reviewed, but it didn’t pull or tug on the lips when I applied it. Β Hot Plum wore for six hours and left a lingering stain behind. Β I found this shade neither hydrating nor drying.

Hot Plum

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Product
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Pigmentation
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Texture
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Longevity
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Application
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Maybelline Hot Plum ColorSensational Vivids Lip Color
Maybelline Hot Plum ColorSensational Vivids Lip Color

Maybelline Hot Plum ColorSensational Vivids Lip Color
Maybelline Hot Plum ColorSensational Vivids Lip Color

Maybelline Hot Plum ColorSensational Vivids Lip Color
Maybelline Hot Plum ColorSensational Vivids Lip Color

Maybelline Hot Plum ColorSensational Vivids Lip Color
Maybelline Hot Plum ColorSensational Vivids Lip Color

Maybelline Hot Plum ColorSensational Vivids Lip Color
Maybelline Hot Plum ColorSensational Vivids Lip Color

Maybelline Hot Plum ColorSensational Vivids Lip Color
Maybelline Hot Plum ColorSensational Vivids Lip Color

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Christine Mielke is the editor-in-chief and has been reviewing products for over 14 years.

She has normal-to-dry skin with occasional dryness on cheeks and nose. She has a light plus skintone with subtle, warmer yellow undertones (view her foundation matches here).

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Yes, I love this color. Since I cannot wear it to work, as soon as I get home I put this sucker on and wear it around the house. That is how much I love it. I have to wear neutral make up for work and it looks just as gorgeous as when I wear it with colorful eyeshadow. I’ve worn it with purples, and turqoise colors. It’s just that versatile.

Great to see drugstore brands putting out such great collection and it looks no less than high end brands. Just one question dear, does this lipstick feel like Revlon lip butters , or like the usual lipsticks? Thanks and keep on posting such great products from DS as it saves our wallet ;). You look fantastic.

I absolutely love these vivid lip colors. Although they are bright, I also find them very wearable with a little tweaking. Hot Plum is my favorite…I also have the coral, orange and fuschia colors. So pretty!

I love the vivids, I can’t choose my fave! Vibrant Mandarin is HOT, so is Vivid Rose, and Shocking Coral!! And Electric Orange.. and Full Fuchsia. See? Can’t choose one! lol

What’s on your cheeks? I love it!

I bought this Monday and I absolutely love it! I bought it for Β£7.19p here in the UK and the pay off of colour is amazing, It suits my pale skin and if I fake tan! Such a lovely product, I am a bit obsessed with buying Maybelline products at the moment, I think I’ll have bought the whole collection pretty soon, Great Review πŸ˜€

I love this colour! I saw the tester in person and I HAD to get it. Its so gorgeous. I also find that it make my green eyes stand out when I wear it. πŸ™‚

Your reviews on bright pink lipsticks makes me so greedy to own them, I can wear almost all other neon shades in corals or reds confidently, but I don’t know these pinks just don’t suit me at all, though like u I’m an NC30 too..u look so so stunning, but I look clownish.. πŸ™

I bought this lipstick the other day and I love it! Can you do a review on the maybelline vivids lipstick shade in shocking coral?

This is a truly stunning color- I just want readers to know, if they haven’t researched it yet, Maybelline is one of the offenders shown to have higher than average lead levels in their lipsticks. It’s not the worst-I think Covergirl gets that dubious honor. Here is the website to see the actual levels in a few tested brands http://www.fda.gov and then go to cosmetics and then type in “lead” under search

I read the expanded survey and discovered Maybelline did take the top spot for lead content in one of their lipsticks. The figures in the newer survey are disheartening. I hope that this has, or will change.

The FDA is stating there is no need for concern at the present time, since we don’t ingest lipstick….IDK, I think I will avoid the brands that have high numbers until more research is done πŸ™

Just went out and bought six of the Vivids including this one. So pretty! A girl can never have too many coral and pink lipsticks!

Yay I’m glad you did a review on this because I recently bought it! I love it but haven’t gotten around to wearing it yet. I was really impressed by the quality of it as I tend to stay away from drugstore products. Think I might start wearing it around the house too! πŸ˜›

Hi Temptalia, I’m Carlotta and I often read your blog from Italy!
I love so much your posts and review!
I have one question for you: do you know if this type of lipstick by Maybelline will be sold also in Italy or if it’s only for US and UK?
Thank you so much!
Carlotta.

I own this shade and LOVE it! It was the only purchase I made from the Vivids line and I was so surprised. It gives MAC a run for its money. Will be a staple in anyone’s makeup closet.

I have been wearing this so much! I have DLG from MAC too & I feel like they are very similar, but the finish is a bit different. Love your swatches! πŸ™‚

Crazy it looks so much more pink on here then I feel it does in real life. I swear I see the beauty in your pics that I don’t see in others…whether I feel there for me or not.

I picked this one up today and — for what it’s worth — it was “marked down” to only $5.44 at Target. I will spend $5 to try a bright lip trend. πŸ˜€

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