Maybelline Color Sensational Vivids ‘Shocking Coral’ Lipstick Review

I honestly don’t remember the last time I was so excited about a full-blown bright lipstick. In the past year, I’ve been obsessing mainly over somewhat sheer, creamy and moisturizing lip products like Revlon Lip Butters, L’Oreal Caresse Lipsticks and Clinique Chubby Sticks, but I haven’t really worn any strongly pigmented bold lipsticks in quite a while. Until now. 

The lipstick I’ve been obsessing over for the past month is Maybelline’s ‘Shocking Coral‘ from their Color Sensational Vivids line. As the name sugests, the colour is very out there. It is strong and vibrant, which makes it perfect for summer. The swatch here looks very coral, but on my lips the shade actually looks a bit more pink. You’ll be able to see that in tomorrow’s  post/video.

The lipstick has a creamy formula that doesn’t dry out your lips. The application is very smooth, and the lipstick continues to feel smooth on your lips while you’re wearing it. Also, it is VERY long-lasting and doesn’t budge. But when it does fade away eventually, it leaves your lips with a very strong matte-like stain. 

I can totally see why this lipstick is so popular at the moment. It really combines all the best qualities a bold lipstick can have, but to experience it in all its glory, make sure that your lips are thoroughly exfoliated before applying it. This little baby sticks to every single little flake you might have!

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18 Comments

  1. Coco
    July 8, 2013 / 12:39 pm

    My gosh!! This color is so stunning! The Vivids line has some amazing shades. Good job, Maybelline!

    • Sandra
      July 8, 2013 / 7:24 pm

      Yeah, they really have so many amazing shades in that line! I also picked up Vivid Rose. I think I saw it on your blog, actually. 😀

  2. Taya
    July 8, 2013 / 1:11 pm

    Tale nijansa je prečudovita. Jaz imam samo Vivid Rose, a obožujem formulo. Verjetno bom vzela še kako v prihodnosti.

    • Sandra
      July 8, 2013 / 7:25 pm

      Tudi jaz sem par dni nazaj še Vivid Rose šla kupit. Mi je še bolj všeč kot tale! 🙂

  3. Stella
    July 8, 2013 / 2:55 pm

    It's gorgeous colour!!!xStella from a A Shiny Place

  4. Mia.
    July 8, 2013 / 4:37 pm

    This colour is so bright and perfect for Summer! x

  5. Ambi Sud
    July 8, 2013 / 6:39 pm

    This is beaut! I'm using the Revlon Super Lustrous Lipgloss in Kiss Me Coral at the moment, love coral for summer :)Thanks for sending your link over in the #bbloggers chat :-)Ambi xxBombay Rose http://www.bombayrose.co.uk

    • Sandra
      July 8, 2013 / 7:25 pm

      Thanks for checking my blog out! 🙂

  6. Hola Flo Beauty and Lifestyle Blog
    July 8, 2013 / 6:46 pm

    So pretty and pigmented.. I'm sure it suits beautifully with your blond hair, Sandra !

    • Sandra
      July 8, 2013 / 7:25 pm

      Aww, thank you! 🙂

  7. Sanja
    July 8, 2013 / 6:49 pm

    Tale je tudi ena izmed mojih najljubših, čeprav pa morem rečt, da mi je Fuchsia flash še ljubša 🙂

    • Sandra
      July 8, 2013 / 7:26 pm

      O, ja, ta je tudi zelo lepo. Sem jo že hotela kupiti, pa sem ugotovila, da imam že tako ali tako preveč podobnih odtenkov. 😀

  8. D. Ralok
    July 9, 2013 / 9:14 am

    Jst mam tudi tolo koralno lepotičko in jo obožujem. 🙂 Sploh zato ker mi ne izsuši ustnic. Samo ne vem kaj delam narobe, da pri meni ni ravno dolgo obstojna :/

    • Sandra
      July 9, 2013 / 10:12 am

      A res? Ne vem, meni res ful dolgo zdrži. Enkrat mi je še čez kosilo zdržala…

  9. Summer
    July 12, 2013 / 7:44 pm

    Js sm tudi zadnje čase navdušena nad tole šminko (rečem zadnje čase, ubistvu jo imam šele dva tedna :P) nasploh mi je linija ful fajn, mam tut tisto živo roza, pa o nakupu Wild Rose še razmišljam. Super review in lepi swatchi! x

  10. Jana
    July 14, 2013 / 2:33 pm

    Krasna barva! <3

  11. Claudia
    July 15, 2013 / 10:19 pm

    I love this colour and can't wait to buy it, just saving up 🙂 great review and the swatch is great xxx

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