Maybelline’s Color Sensational Lipstick in Blissful Berry (410) review with swatches

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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: semisheer cool deep rose satin
  • 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 Blissful Berry (410)

This almost looks like a very pigmented lip balm instead of a lipstick. This was a more recent purchase, so maybe the formula had changed from the bulk of the Colorsensational lipsticks that I bought between 2011-2017. I did want a darker shade, but this works for me for daily wear when I want that “darker balm” shade but that’s as much color as I want on my lips.

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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