Yay, fall products are arriving in drugstores! Violet seems to be huge this year, as most jewel tones are every fall. I’m not a big fan of purple, but it is flattering to my complexion, and when it has a nice balance of pink or isn’t too grapey, I’ll go for it. Enter: Maybelline Color Sensational Lipstick in Violet Intrigue.
Normally, I’m not a huge fan of this lipstick formula. I often find them hard and they smell like crayons. This one actually feels more consistent in formula with the Vivids line, which I love! The smell isn’t the greatest, but the formula is very comfortable to wear.
Violet Intrigue is a light purple shade with a tinge of pink, at least on my lips. It is super purple in the tube, but on my lips it definitely appears more pink, probably because I’m not wearing MAC lip erase or anything to conceal my natural lip color. This is a pretty bold shade for me to wear, but I do love it.
It doesn’t drag or catch on any dry patches, and it is pigmented in just one swipe! It’s nice to see that you don’t only have to rely on MAC for interesting colors; drugstore lines are catching up in that department. The finish of Violet Intrigue is a fairly glossy satin finish.
I don’t have anything quite like this, so this is a refreshing color for me! I will get a lot of wear out of this in the fall months; I think this will be great for some of the weddings I will be attending!
This is a limited edition shade, so I recommend picking it up when you see it if you’re a fan. Have you spotted any of the new Maybelline colors yet?