Maybelline Sensational Liquid Matte is Maybelline's newest release! Marketed as a lippie that's intensely pigmented, lightweight, and softly matte, Maybelline Sensational Liquid Matte comes in the prettiest shades for both lips and cheeks. This is the review for the shade 04-Easy Berry.





Product Description:
Product NameMaybelline Sensational Liquid Matte
Pricing and AvailabilityPhp219 per 7mL tube. Available at LazadaShopee, and at Maybelline counters nationwide. 
Shade SelectionIt comes in 10 shades. This range is predominantly red, coral, and mauve, with no plums or purples. The shades are usually the kinds of shades that would be used by Korean companies for lip tints. 
Scent and TasteIt comes with a sweet cupcake/vanilla scent and has no taste when accidentally licked while on the lips.
OpacityTransparentTranslucentOpaque
PigmentationUnpigmentedPigmentedHighly Pigmented
ComfortUncomfortableComfortableVery Comfortable
Lasting PowerShort (0-2 hours)Medium (2-5 hours)Long (≥5 hours)

Texture Scale:
PowderyX           X           X           X           XNot Powdery
ThickX           X           X           X           XThin/Runny
StickyX           X           X           X           XNot Sticky
MovesX           X           X           X           XDries and Sets
WateryX           X           X           X           XMousse-like

Overall Feedback: 
For me, this is a hybrid between Korean mousse tint and liquid lipstick. It's lightweight and intensely colored like a tint, but sets into a thin layer on the lips like a liquid lipstick. This can be used as a cheek tint, but one must take caution to blend it properly before it sets. The pigmentation is impeccable, the color payoff is impressive, and the shades were thoughtfully chosen as they are the kinds that can work both on the cheeks and the lips. Relative to traditional liquid lipsticks, this sets into a much thinner layer, doesn't feel hot on the lips, and is more comfortable. Relative to traditional Korean mousse tints, however, this is stickier and less comfortable, especially for people with dry lips like me. One key gamechanger in this is that this works well even when mixed with lip balms and doesn't clump up, so you can use this even on days when your lips feel so dry. In general, this doesn't rub off in clumps like other liquid lipsticks, so that's a big plus for me. This gets off easily when you eat, unlike Maybelline Superstay Matte Ink. However, if you're not going to eat nor drink, you can expect this to last for about 4 hours or so. 

This product will work well for you if your main priority in a lippie is it being lightweight and intensely pigmented. At Php219 for 7mL, this is a generously portioned product as most other similarly priced tints/liquid lipsticks are at Php300 or higher.

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Now that that's done, it's time for the photos! 

A muted fuchsia shade with cool undertones. This is actually a unique shade in the Maybelline universe, as far as Philippine selection is concerned, as pinks in other ranges are usually brownish pink, neon pink, or hot pink. This is somehow deep, but is mellow, and without a visible brown undertone. 
Maybelline Sensational Liquid Matte (04-Easy Berry) Tube 
Maybelline Sensational Liquid Matte (04-Easy Berry) Tube Zoom


Maybelline Sensational Liquid Matte (04-Easy Berry) Applicator Zoom

Maybelline Sensational Liquid Matte (04-Easy Berry) Swatch
Maybelline Sensational Liquid Matte (04-Easy Berry) Lip Swatch



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