Lakme’ NEW 9 to 5 Lipstick- Mauve Paced review & swatches

Lets now talk about a stunning mauve brown shade that is an absolute HIT!!!

ABOUT: Say no to Touch Ups! Lakmé 9 to 5 range consists of a wide collection for daily office wear with subtle shades that require no touch-ups through the day, providing an impeccably styled look and allowing a hassle-free transition from the desk to the office party. This range aims at the “no touch ups” theme.

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PRICE: Rs. 400 for 3.6 ml

PACKAGING: The packaging is classy and very appealing. It is very decent with a champagne pink metallic bullet having the shade name at the bottom. The packaging is sturdy.

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SHADE: This shade is a stunner.It brightens up my face while being subtle.I like the mauve brown combination.

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TEXTURE, FINISH & STAYING POWER: I like the creamy texture of the lipstick. It is very buttery and goes on smoothly on lips that soon settles to a matte finish.It is  light weight and non-sticky.It feels so buttery on lips and provides a satiny finish initially!!

swatch

swatch

 The lipstick settles to a matte finish and can be a bit drying for dry lips. I suggest application of  a lip balm underneath. Due to the matte finish,it accentuates dry flaky lips so proper exfoliation is very necessary. The shade is subtle and great  for office wear .
on lips

on lips

The lipstick is decently pigmented and one swipe will cover the lips properly. Also, although it gets matte but it doesn’t gets over drying which is a major advantage as it prolongs the wear of the lipstick without being drying. Staying power is not fully 9 to 5 but it stays comfortable for 5-6 hours.
PROS:

  • Classy,Beautiful and sturdy packaging.
  • creamy texture.
  • it applies easily.
  • can be an MLBB shade for many.
  • goes on smoothly on lips.
  • decent staying power.
  • decent pigmentation.
  • cost effective.
  • has satiny feel on lips.
  • the lipstick settles to a comfortable matte finish.
 CONS:         
  • Can be bit drying for very dry lips.
  • Settles into lip lines.
  • need a layer of lip balm underneath.
  • Can accentuate dry flaky skin.
RATING: 4/5
 RECOMMENDATION A great shade with amazing formula and can be an MLBB  shade for many.Highly recommended!!

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