Maybelline Color Sensational The Loaded Bolds Lipstick- smoking red review

Maybelline Color Sensational The Loaded Bolds Lipstick is a creamy matte lipstick for which any matte lipstick lover would fall for. 🙂

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I received the Maybelline color sensational the loaded bolds lipstick in the shade Smoking red as a gift from my childhood friend on my birthday. As you all know my obsession with lipsticks by now, I was extremely impatient and excited to try it on. 😀 And the first thing I said was ” This shade looks exactly like Mac Ruby woo!” But before I tell you guys how is it similar to Mac Ruby Woo lets talk about Smoking red from the Maybelline loaded bold lipstick…

Maybelline loaded bolds in smoking red is a beautiful red lipstick shade. It is a kind of rich red lipstick shade that pops and give a glamorous touch to your complete makeup. The texture of the lipstick is creamy and stays for good 6- 7 hours.

Price of Maybelline Color Sensational The Loaded Bolds Lipstick in India

– Rs. 550

Is Maybelline loaded bolds lipstick in Smoking red the dupe for Mac Ruby Woo?

The lipstick shade looks very similar to Mac Ruby Woo. I swatched both the shade on my wrist and it looked identical. Then I made my cousin try each lipstick shade on her upper and lower lips and the similarity was just shocking. Apart from the texture of both the products, while one is complete matte while the other is a creamy matte, there is no difference in terms of shade. If you don’t want to spend Rs. 1650 on Mac ruby woo, try the Maybelline loaded bold smoking red. 🙂 Check out the picture below to see it yourself 🙂

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No edits. Picture captured in natural day light

Loreal Infallible 24h Foundation Honest Review

Picking the right foundation for your skin tone and skin type is an essential part when it comes to makeup. Loreal Infallible 24h Foundation could be your makeup best friend if you are looking for a matte finish, medium to full coverage foundation. 🙂

I have a warm skin tone with large pores and extremely oily skin. Loreal Infallible 24h Foundation works like magic on my skin. It doesn’t help much in covering the facial pores, but makes my skin look smooth, stays matte and has amazing lasting power.

The Loreal Infallible 24h Foundation shade I have with me is in the shade -140 Golden Beige

Loreal Infallible 24h Foundation

Texture of the Loreal Infallible 24h Foundation- The consistency of the product is neither too liquidy nor too thick. It has a soft creamy texture.

Price of Loreal Infallible 24h Foundation in India-
The foundation is priced at Rs 1200 in India, but you can get it for better deals online. I usually buy my products from Nykaa website.

Packaging of Loreal Infallible 24h Foundation
It comes in a thick glass bottle with a pump mechanism. There is nothing so fancy about the packaging but I like the fact that it gives the right amount of product with no product wastage.

Where to buy Loreal Infallible Foundation in India-
You can buy the loreal infallible foundation at any beauty store or buy it online. Check on AMAZON

Pros of Loreal Infallible 24h Foundation

  • Gives smooth application
  • Doesn’t end up cakey
  • Last for good 10- 12 hours
  • Travel friendly
  • Gives medium to full coverage


Cons of Loreal Infallible 24h Foundation

  • The price is a bit high as compared to other drugstore makeup foundation available in India.
  • Could work on a little patchy on those with dry skin.
  • Dries pretty fast on the skin so you have to work it on fast.

Final thought on the product

I was earlier using the Maybelline matte me foundation and it was great. Loreal Infallible Foundation seemed to last longer than Maybelline matte me foundation and it looks more natural on my skin and less powdery. Considering the price it does seem a little heavy on pocket especially for college goers, but since a bottle would last for more than 6 months depending on how often you use, I feel the cost factor can be overlooked at. However, if you are looking for a more affordable matte foundation then you can try the Maybelline fit me foundation.

Do let me know your thoughts on the Loreal Infallible 24h Foundation in the comments section below. 🙂

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Smashbox Create and Transform Master Class Palette Review

Smashbox Create and Transform Master Class Palette is a must-have palette for everyone who is into makeup! Like literally! It has all essential shades for lips, eyes, cheeks and contouring. How can I not mention the transformers that are included in the palette! Transformers in Smashbox Create and Transform Master Class Palette instantly gives a pop to the eye makeup and lipstick. It is a versatile palette using which you can create endless looks.

Smashbox Create and Transform Master Class Palette

Have been playing around with the Smashbox Create And Transform Master Class Palette for 5 months now, and I must say that this palette has become one of my favorites!

It is such a fun palette . It features four palettes of essential lip, cheek, eye colors ,18 lipstick colors, and four blush tones that let you play with a new look every day. You can customize different looks and their transformers helps creating endless looks.

Packaging –

The packaging is super cool. It reminds me of the video cassette tape back in the days when we didn’t have internet. 😛 The palette comes with removable palette trays which makes it even cooler.

Let’s Talk about the inside palettes now!

Eyeshadow– The eyeshadow palette has 10 beautiful shades and each shade has a name. Starting from the lightest shade: Vanailla, washed out, nude, hazelnut, armor, so spicy, tailfeather, overbaked, plummy and nightshoot. It has a balanced shade of both matte and shimmer shade.

Lipsticks and lipstick transformers – It has three creamy lipstick shade and three transformers.

Contour and blush– This palette has one highlighter, two shade contour powder and two blush shade- peach and pink.

Transformers – The transformer consists of 8 shimmery shade for eyes and cheeks.

Shelf life of Smashbox create and transform master class palette- 24 months after it’s open.

Smashbox create and transform master class palette price

Smashbox create and transform master class palette is priced for Rs. 5800 in India.

Where to buy Smashbox create and transform master class palette -You can buy this palette from Nykaa.com (not sure about the availability in stores)

Pros of Smashbox master class palette create and transform

  • Cruelty free
  • The product is formulated without Parabens, Sodium Lauryl Sulfate, Phthalates, Oil, Fragrance, & Talc.
  • Bulky packaging, but since it has a removable option so I’d say that it is some way travel friendly.
  • Beautiful shades

Cons of Smashbox master class palette create and transform

  • Not easily available in India
  • The price may be an issue for some who are looking for an affordable option.

My final thoughts on the SMASHBOX Create & Transform Master Class Palette

I absolutely love this palette with all my heart!

I have also been thinking to do a video on smashbox create and transform tutorial. Let me know in the comments below if you guys wish to watch me doing an eye makeup tutorial using smashbox create and transform palette.