Maybelline’s Color Sensational Lipstick in Violet Vixen (830) review with photos

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  • Manufacturer: Maybelline (owned by L'Oréal)
  • Availability: part of the Color Sensational collection; available at drugstores, all-in-one stores (Fred Meyer, Kohl's, Target, et cetera), etailers
  • Description: medium purple creme
  • Cost/Amount: USD$9.99 for .09 ounces / 2.55 grams
  • Would you purchase again: yes
All of the entries for the year 2020 were completed before March 2020. Most items were bought in, or before, 2019. And so, despite the pandemic where buying makeup is definitely a lower priority, I'm still publishing these posts.
Maybelline’s Color Sensational Lipstick in Violet Vixen (830)

Almost - but not quite - a glowy medium violet. I don’t like the way it can bunch up when applied, and I wish that it was easier to apply cleanly with a single stroke. Nevertheless, I was happy to find another truly purple lipstick. Not cabernet, not plum, not raisin…violet purple.

Photos that show how the product actually performs...! See how I create my swatches

A montage of three images: top left, close-up of the lip color in the tube; top right, the color applied over bare skin, to better show the shade; and below, the color applied to the lips.

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