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Milani Black Cherry Lipstick Review, Photos, Swatches

Milani Black Cherry Lipstick
Milani Black Cherry Lipstick

The Sultry Season: Milani Black Cherry Lipstick

Milani Black Cherry Lipstick ($4.99 for 0.14 oz.) is a blackened berry-red with nearly opaque color–it did not apply quite as nicely as other Milani shades. It looks a little dry, though it didn’t feel that way, and the color seemed to get drawn into my lip lines.

my thoughts on the formula: Milani’s Color Perfect Lipstick is a nice formula that delivers opaque color and are usually creamy, though Black Cherry seemed rather dry and seemed to settle into lip lines. They do have a rather a synthetic/waxy scent, though, which may be too much for those with sensitive sniffers. I typically get three to four hours of wear on average with this formula.

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  • Product: 24/30
  • Value: 8/10
  • Ease of Use: 4/5
  • Packaging: 4/5

final thoughts: It’s not my favorite Milani, just because the texture isn’t the same as other shades.  It’s not as creamy and doesn’t look as flattering when worn.

where to buy: Milani

Milani Black Cherry Lipstick
Milani Black Cherry Lipstick

Milani Black Cherry Lipstick
Milani Black Cherry Lipstick

Milani Black Cherry Lipstick
Milani Black Cherry Lipstick

Milani Black Cherry Lipstick
Milani Black Cherry Lipstick


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Maria de Lourdes Avatar

it is darker depending on the lisptick “lot”(or whatever it is called abroad),i mean,i have the same color, from different lots and the oldest one is exactally the same than Milani´s.The new lot are much darker and in my lips,”almost black”,very cool X3!!!!

Sarah Avatar

What a shame about the formula, because that color is gorgeous! I can’t stand lipsticks that apply that way… Reminds me of Homegirl by Kat Von D as far as the way it looks patchy on the lip (a little bit in color, too, come to think of it…)

Paige Avatar

I saw this just the other day and wonder about its opacity. Thought it may be similar to a staple lipstick I love, cliniques black honey. So thank you for the post! Very timely coincident! Hope all is well with you and many thanks! 🙂

anonymous Avatar

Christine do you rub your lips together at all before pics? I notice sometimes things seem to settle in lines (ie a few Korres items which never do that on me) but it’s hard to tell if it settled or applied that way. Since I always apply carefully it mainly matters if it settles vs initial application.

rachel Avatar

It reminds me a bit of MAC hang-up in the pic, though your swatch of hang-up doesn’t look similar at all(or similar to what it looks like in person, oddly), which is my fave. Really pretty color, I wish it weren’t so icky looking on!

Adelita Avatar

I love red that is vampy-deep (but not almost berry-black) just like this. Too bad it settled into lip lines… 🙁

Anyway, I realize that lately you often write a review about red lipstick, which I love! Thanks Christine!!!

Chris Avatar

hi! im from Asia and I bought a Milani lipstick online and I was doubting its authenticity since I got it so cheap. I was wondering if you could describe to me the label at the bottom of the lipstick? or better yet. could you send me a picture? just to check if it matches mine. Thanks! You’d be of great help.

Amy Atomic Avatar

Gorgeous color! However, the texture and wear sound disappointing. I generally like Milani’s lipsticks, however I hate the shape of the lipstick itself. It doesn’t lend itself to applying easily or well.

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