Maybelline Royal, Major, Slay It Vivid Hot Lacquer Lip Glosses Reviews, Photos, Swatches

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Maybelline Royal Color Sensational Vivid Hot Lacquer Lip Gloss
Maybelline Royal Color Sensational Vivid Hot Lacquer Lip Gloss
Maybelline Royal Color Sensational Vivid Hot Lacquer Lip Gloss
Maybelline Royal Color Sensational Vivid Hot Lacquer Lip Gloss
Maybelline Royal Color Sensational Vivid Hot Lacquer Lip Gloss
Maybelline Royal Color Sensational Vivid Hot Lacquer Lip Gloss
Maybelline Royal Color Sensational Vivid Hot Lacquer Lip Gloss
Maybelline Royal Color Sensational Vivid Hot Lacquer Lip Gloss
Maybelline Royal Color Sensational Vivid Hot Lacquer Lip Gloss
Maybelline Royal Color Sensational Vivid Hot Lacquer Lip Gloss
Maybelline Royal Color Sensational Vivid Hot Lacquer Lip Gloss
Maybelline Royal Color Sensational Vivid Hot Lacquer Lip Gloss
Maybelline Royal Color Sensational Vivid Hot Lacquer Lip Gloss
Maybelline Royal Color Sensational Vivid Hot Lacquer Lip Gloss
Maybelline Royal Color Sensational Vivid Hot Lacquer Lip Gloss
Maybelline Royal Color Sensational Vivid Hot Lacquer Lip Gloss
Maybelline Royal Color Sensational Vivid Hot Lacquer Lip Gloss
Maybelline Royal Color Sensational Vivid Hot Lacquer Lip Gloss

Royal

Maybelline Royal Color Sensational Vivid Hot Lacquer Lip Gloss ($7.99 for 0.17 fl. oz.) is a vibrant, medium-dark purple with warm, pink undertones and a cream finish. It had medium coverage, which was somewhat buildable but not practical–it felt overwhelming with more than one layer, as the gloss itself was thicker and heavier. One layer was comfortable, as it developed into a more gel-like feel that did not slide around, but two layers made it seem more slippery to me. The gloss pulled into my lip lines and applied unevenly overall. It did wear awhile at six hours, was lightly hydrating, and left a fuchsia stain behind.

The formula is supposed to have “full coverage” that won’t “feather or migrate” paired with a “high-impact glossy finish.” The formula is light-medium in thickness–by no means a thin, featherweight gloss but not shy of being totally goopy or heavy-feeling–with moderate tackiness. I find that it initially went on feeling like a thicker, creamy gloss with a lot of slip, but it developed into more of a gel-like consistency that adhered better and did not slide around after 20 to 30 seconds. I did not experience feathering or migration with any shades tested so far (and I went for the deeper shades first!). The wear has ranged from four to six hours with a non-drying to lightly hydrating effect. The formula had a subtle, sweet scent but did not taste soapy or linger as long as I have experienced with Maybelline lip products in the past.

Ingredients

Trimethylsiloxyphenyl Dimethicone, Octyldodecanol, Acrylic Acid / Isobutyl Acrylate / Isobornyl Acrylate Copolymer, Isododecane, Squalane, Polybutene, Silica Dimethyl Silylate, Octyldodecyl Neopentanoate, Alumina, Silica, Caprylyl Glycol, Caprylic / Capric Glycerides, Tocopheryl Acetate, Pentaerythrityl Tetraisostearate, Aluminum Hydroxide, Benzyl Alcohol, Butylene Glycol, Sodium Chondroitin Sulfate, Atelocollagen, Phenoxyethanol, Hexylene Glycol, Parfum / Fragrance. May Contain: CI 77491, CI 77492, CI 77499 / Iron Oxides, CI 45410 / Red 28 Lake, CI 77891 / Titanium Dioxide, CI 15850 / Red 7, CI 45380 / Red 22 Lake, Mica, CI 15985 / Yellow 6 Lake, CI 42090 / Blue 1 Lake, CI 19140 / Yellow 5 Lake.

Disclaimer: Ingredient lists are as available by the brand (or retailer) at the time of publishing. Please always check product packaging, if it exists, for the ingredient list applicable to the product you're purchasing, or the brand or retailer's website for the most up-to-date ingredient list.

Royal

PPermanent. $7.99.
C-
C-
6
Product
7
Pigmentation
7
Texture
9
Longevity
2.5
Application
70%
Total
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Maybelline Major Color Sensational Vivid Hot Lacquer Lip Gloss
Maybelline Major Color Sensational Vivid Hot Lacquer Lip Gloss
Maybelline Major Color Sensational Vivid Hot Lacquer Lip Gloss
Maybelline Major Color Sensational Vivid Hot Lacquer Lip Gloss
Maybelline Major Color Sensational Vivid Hot Lacquer Lip Gloss
Maybelline Major Color Sensational Vivid Hot Lacquer Lip Gloss
Maybelline Major Color Sensational Vivid Hot Lacquer Lip Gloss
Maybelline Major Color Sensational Vivid Hot Lacquer Lip Gloss
Maybelline Major Color Sensational Vivid Hot Lacquer Lip Gloss
Maybelline Major Color Sensational Vivid Hot Lacquer Lip Gloss
Maybelline Major Color Sensational Vivid Hot Lacquer Lip Gloss
Maybelline Major Color Sensational Vivid Hot Lacquer Lip Gloss
Maybelline Major Color Sensational Vivid Hot Lacquer Lip Gloss
Maybelline Major Color Sensational Vivid Hot Lacquer Lip Gloss
Maybelline Major Color Sensational Vivid Hot Lacquer Lip Gloss

Major

Maybelline Major Color Sensational Vivid Hot Lacquer Lip Gloss ($7.99 for 0.17 fl. oz.) is a deep, navy blue with cool undertones and a cream finish. Applied, it looked more indigo, as it was not fully opaque and the natural pink tones of my lip color came through. The gloss has a thicker consistency, which made it less amenable to building up coverage without also feeling heavy and glue-like. It had a tackier quality, but with a single layer, it was still comfortable to wear. With such a deep color like this, the lack of opacity played a role in the unevenness of the application. The color stayed on for six hours and left a fuchsia stain behind, which lingered for hours.

Ingredients

Trimethylsiloxyphenyl Dimethicone, Octyldodecanol, Acrylic Acid / Isobutyl Acrylate / Isobornyl Acrylate Copolymer, Isododecane, Squalane, Polybutene, Silica Dimethyl Silylate, Octyldodecyl Neopentanoate, Alumina, Silica, Caprylyl Glycol, Caprylic / Capric Glycerides, Tocopheryl Acetate, Pentaerythrityl Tetraisostearate, Aluminum Hydroxide, Benzyl Alcohol, Butylene Glycol, Sodium Chondroitin Sulfate, Atelocollagen, Phenoxyethanol, Hexylene Glycol, Parfum / Fragrance. May Contain: CI 77491, CI 77492, CI 77499 / Iron Oxides, CI 45410 / Red 28 Lake, CI 77891 / Titanium Dioxide, CI 15850 / Red 7, CI 45380 / Red 22 Lake, Mica, CI 15985 / Yellow 6 Lake, CI 42090 / Blue 1 Lake, CI 19140 / Yellow 5 Lake.

Disclaimer: Ingredient lists are as available by the brand (or retailer) at the time of publishing. Please always check product packaging, if it exists, for the ingredient list applicable to the product you're purchasing, or the brand or retailer's website for the most up-to-date ingredient list.

Major

PPermanent. $7.99.
B
B
7.5
Product
8.5
Pigmentation
8
Texture
10
Longevity
3.5
Application
83%
Total
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Maybelline Slay It Color Sensational Vivid Hot Lacquer Lip Gloss
Maybelline Slay It Color Sensational Vivid Hot Lacquer Lip Gloss
Maybelline Slay It Color Sensational Vivid Hot Lacquer Lip Gloss
Maybelline Slay It Color Sensational Vivid Hot Lacquer Lip Gloss
Maybelline Slay It Color Sensational Vivid Hot Lacquer Lip Gloss
Maybelline Slay It Color Sensational Vivid Hot Lacquer Lip Gloss
Maybelline Slay It Color Sensational Vivid Hot Lacquer Lip Gloss
Maybelline Slay It Color Sensational Vivid Hot Lacquer Lip Gloss
Maybelline Slay It Color Sensational Vivid Hot Lacquer Lip Gloss
Maybelline Slay It Color Sensational Vivid Hot Lacquer Lip Gloss
Maybelline Slay It Color Sensational Vivid Hot Lacquer Lip Gloss
Maybelline Slay It Color Sensational Vivid Hot Lacquer Lip Gloss
Maybelline Slay It Color Sensational Vivid Hot Lacquer Lip Gloss
Maybelline Slay It Color Sensational Vivid Hot Lacquer Lip Gloss
Maybelline Slay It Color Sensational Vivid Hot Lacquer Lip Gloss
Maybelline Slay It Color Sensational Vivid Hot Lacquer Lip Gloss
Maybelline Slay It Color Sensational Vivid Hot Lacquer Lip Gloss
Maybelline Slay It Color Sensational Vivid Hot Lacquer Lip Gloss

Slay It

Maybelline Slay It Color Sensational Vivid Hot Lacquer Lip Gloss ($7.99 for 0.17 fl. oz.) is a deep burgundy with cooler undertones and a cream finish. It had good color coverage, and while it was not opaque, it did apply better than the prior two! It still pulled into some of my lip lines, but I was able to smooth out the application after it “set” into its more gel-like state, which is when I found it most forgiving to work with. The gloss lasted for six hours on me, left a fuchsia stain behind, and was lightly hydrating.

Ingredients

Trimethylsiloxyphenyl Dimethicone, Octyldodecanol, Acrylic Acid / Isobutyl Acrylate / Isobornyl Acrylate Copolymer, Isododecane, Squalane, Polybutene, Silica Dimethyl Silylate, Octyldodecyl Neopentanoate, Alumina, Silica, Caprylyl Glycol, Caprylic / Capric Glycerides, Tocopheryl Acetate, Pentaerythrityl Tetraisostearate, Aluminum Hydroxide, Benzyl Alcohol, Butylene Glycol, Sodium Chondroitin Sulfate, Atelocollagen, Phenoxyethanol, Hexylene Glycol, Parfum / Fragrance. May Contain: CI 77491, CI 77492, CI 77499 / Iron Oxides, CI 45410 / Red 28 Lake, CI 77891 / Titanium Dioxide, CI 15850 / Red 7, CI 45380 / Red 22 Lake, Mica, CI 15985 / Yellow 6 Lake, CI 42090 / Blue 1 Lake, CI 19140 / Yellow 5 Lake.

Disclaimer: Ingredient lists are as available by the brand (or retailer) at the time of publishing. Please always check product packaging, if it exists, for the ingredient list applicable to the product you're purchasing, or the brand or retailer's website for the most up-to-date ingredient list.

Slay It

PPermanent. $7.99.
B+
B+
8
Product
9
Pigmentation
8.5
Texture
9.5
Longevity
4.5
Application
88%
Total
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Ooooh, Slay It is interesting, a blackened burgundy, easier to pull off than straight up black, very unique color. I like it! Will look for promo

Slay It looks like a perfect Off-Broadway shade of burgundy! I would love to rock this come cooler weather….many months from now.
However, the only blue or purple gloss I would ever buy and wear would have to be Smashbox’s Iced Out. These 2 fall very short of that one’s utter blurple perfection.

Actually, I think these look pretty darn good considering the shades, especially for drug-store. They’d definitely need to be worn over a pencil or lipstick, though.

Honestly, even with the score, that purple is much better than I’d have expected for a purple gloss. Over a liner, these would be quite pretty.

I love the colours, it’s a pity the purple and the blue apply so unevenly.
Slay It is interesting. I’m going to put it on my wishlist for later, and hope these will make their way across the Atlantic.

These are perfect. I am getting into more of a creamy/shiny lip than Mattes. Mattes js seem to be so much all the time. I am definitely picking up a few especially with the price!

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