Maybelline Violet Vixen is a slightly warm-toned, dark purple with a natural finish. It is a discontinued lipstick that retails for $7.49 and contains 0.15 oz.
Maybelline Violet Vixen Color Sensational Lip Color ($7.49 for 0.15 oz.) is a bold, bright, medium-dark purple with warm, red undertones and a satiny sheen with very fine pearl. It had semi-sheer to semi-opaque pigmentation that applied unevenly and tended to clump up. It gathered in my lip lines noticeably within two hours of wear--I think it's too emollient for the type of color it is. The color lasted for four and a half hours while leaving behind a very strong, fuchsia-tinted stain. It was neither drying nor hydrating. Urban Decay Pandemonium (DC, $18.00) is more muted, warmer, less glossy (95% similar). Urban Decay Jawbreaker (DC, $18.00) is more muted, warmer (90% similar). Sephora Orchid (P, $14.00) is less shimmery, darker, less glossy (90% similar). Smashbox Violet Riot (P, $21.00) is more muted (90% similar). ColourPop Leather (DC, $7.00) is warmer (85% similar). Melt Cosmetics Mariachi (P, $19.00) is lighter, less glossy (85% similar). Obsessive Compulsive Cosmetics Alt-Girl (DC, $17.00) is more shimmery, lighter, cooler (85% similar). MAC Hellebore (DC, $21.00) is warmer (85% similar). MAC Punk Couture (P, $21.00) is darker, warmer (80% similar). Smashbox Mongal (LE, $24.00) is less shimmery, darker (80% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.
Maybelline's Color Sensational The Loaded Bolds Lip Color delivers one-stroke intensity with hyper-color pigments and an opaque, creamy clay base.
Isononyl Isononanoate, Octyldodecanol, Oleyl Erucate, Silica, Cera Alba / Beeswax, Phenyl Trimethicone, Synthetic Wax, Sesamum Indicum Seed Oil / Sesame Seed Oil, PEG-45 / Dodecyl Glycol Copolymer, Paraffin, Cera Microcristallina / Microcrystalline Wax, Kaolin, Disteardimonium Hectorite, Dimethicone, Tocopheryl Acetate, Pentaerythrityl Tetra-Di-T-Butyl Hydroxyhydrocinnamate, Alumina, Aluminum Hydroxide, Benzyl Alcohol, Mel / Honey, Calcium Aluminum Borosilicate, Synthetic Fluorphlogopite, Calcium Sodium Borosilicate, Polyethylene Terephthalate, Tocopherol, Hydrogenated Palm Glycerides Citrate, Acrylates Copolymer, Tin Oxide, Parfum / Fragrance. May Contain: Mica, CI 77891 / Titanium Dioxide, CI 77491, CI 77492, CI 77499 / Iron Oxides, CI 45410 / Red 28 Lake, CI 45380 / Red 22 Lake, CI 15850 / Red 7, CI 15985 / Yellow 6 Lake, CI 19140 / Yellow 5 Lake, CI 42090 / Blue 1 Lake, CI 75470 / Carmine.
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