Maybelline Retro is a slightly cool-toned, very dark brown with a cream finish. It is a permanent lipgloss that retails for $7.99 and contains 0.17 oz.
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Maybelline Retro Color Sensational Vivid Hot Lacquer Lip Gloss ($7.99 for 0.17 fl. oz.) is a deep burgundy with warmer undertones and a cream finish. The color coverage was good, though shy of truly full coverage, and while it did not appear streaky, it did pull into my lip lines noticeably. The gloss was light-medium in weight, moderately tacky, and comfortable to wear as it adhered well and didn't slide around but was also lightly hydrating. It wore well for five and a half hours on me.
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.
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Maybelline's high-impact gloss goes vivid with Color Sensational Vivid Hot Lacquer Lip Gloss! Strong lacquered shine and opaque color melt onto the lips for your most impactful lip look.
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