Maybelline Infra-Red ColorSensational Vivids Lip Color Review, Photos, Swatches

Maybelline Infra-Red ColorSensational Vivids Lip Color
Maybelline Infra-Red ColorSensational Vivids Lip Color

Maybelline Infra-Red ColorSensational Vivids Lip Color ($7.49 for 0.15 oz.) is an orange-toned red with a glossy, luminous finish. MAC Everyday Diva is lighter.MAC Ruffian Red has gold shimmer. MAC Red Racer is more neutral. MAC Must Be Red is less bright. MAC Cockney isn’t quite as opaque but is very close in color. Guerlain Genna is slightly more orange.  See comparison swatches.

It was rich in color with opaque color coverage. The consistency is lightly creamy with some slip, so it glided across lips easily and distribued even, opaque color well. Because of the creaminess, it leaves behind a slightly glossy finish.  Despite the slip, it still wears quite well, as Infra-Red lasted six hours on me and left behind a noticeable stain that lingered for another hour and a half.  I found the formula lightly hydrating during the time I wore it.  It has a lightly fruity scent but no discernible taste.

Infra-red

DCDiscontinued. $7.99.
A+
A+
9.5
Product
10
Pigmentation
10
Texture
10
Longevity
5
Application
99%
Total
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Maybelline Infra-Red ColorSensational Vivids Lip Color
Maybelline Infra-Red ColorSensational Vivids Lip Color

Maybelline Infra-Red ColorSensational Vivids Lip Color
Maybelline Infra-Red ColorSensational Vivids Lip Color

Maybelline Infra-Red ColorSensational Vivids Lip Color
Maybelline Infra-Red ColorSensational Vivids Lip Color

Maybelline Infra-Red ColorSensational Vivids Lip Color
Maybelline Infra-Red ColorSensational Vivids Lip Color

Maybelline Infra-Red ColorSensational Vivids Lip Color
Maybelline Infra-Red ColorSensational Vivids Lip Color

Maybelline Infra-Red ColorSensational Vivids Lip Color
Maybelline Infra-Red ColorSensational Vivids Lip Color

95%

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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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I have this and LOVE it, found it on clearance at my local Meijer. I love love love my reds, and this is my first warmer toned red. Beautiful 🙂

I own four different reds in different shades and finishes and am always on the lookout for more. Thanks for the heads up! It’s beautiful, and so affordable too!

I usually don’t go for drugstore lipsticks but I like the gloss this has, and if you give it this rating it will definitely be worth a try!! (And I don’t mind saving a few dollars either!)

Hiya, do you have any idea if this goes by a different name in the UK? I’m looking for it online (Boots) and the only red online is called “Neon Red”, plus on the Maybelline website I see only Neon Red (890) and On Fire Red (895) out of the 10 shades? Thank you!

I love red lipstick! Whether it’s matte or glossy, creamy or shimmery, sheer or opaque, light or dark… I just love red lipstick. Will definitely pick the Maybelline Infra-Red!
Thanks for the Share!

Orange-red and hydrating you say? Perhaps I’ll have to pick this up as a Genna dupe since I’ve still been too poor to buy the guerlain.

Wonderfull color, i love orange based red lipstick.I just want to ask you Cristine how does this compare to roude d’armani in 401.By the way your smile is so beautyful and bright in every single snapshot.

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