nykaa ultra matte lipstick marilyn review & swatch

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Hey guys! After a very long break from blogging, here I am back with yet another product review! I have with me the Nykaa ultra matte lipstick in the shade Marilyn.It was launched just few months back, and the hype around the the nykaa untra matte lipstick got my attention.





If you are active on Instagram, I am sure you guys must have come across Indian beauty bloggers sharing lipstick swatches of Nykaa ultra matte lipstick o their page. So much of hype aside, is the lipstick worth buying? Continue reading to know more about the shade that I bought from their ultra matte lipstick collection and also my honest review on the product.




Let’s listen to what the brand has to say about the Nykaa ultra matte lipstick
Matte, matter, mattest! Meet the Nykaa ultra matte lipstick, a super matte lipstick that adorns your lips with a veil of full-bodied, opaque color for a modern matte finish. The exquisitely blended formula of this lipstick strikes a perfect harmony between intense color and extreme matte finish. It’s super-smooth jojoba oil fortified formula glides on your lips effortlessly and keeps them nourished all day long. It doesn’t get better and matter than this!
Features of Nykaa ultra matte lipstick-
1. Extreme matte finish
2. Full-bodied pigment
3. Long-wearing and weightless formula
4. Vegan, dermatologically tested, paraben free and cruelty free.




Price– Rs 599

Quantity– 4.2 gm
Shelf life– 3 years
Shades available– They have around 10 beautiful shades available, consisting mostly of Pink, nude, red and berry shades.Each shade has a number and names inspired from some of the most iconic women in history. Such as 01 Helen, 02 Nefertiti, 03 Audrey, 04 Venus, 05 Noor, 06 Diana, 07 Grace, 08 Cleopatra, 09 Monalisa and 10 Marilyn.


Where to buy Nykaa ultra matte lipstick– You can purchase the lipstick from Nykaa official website.
Pros-
1. Paraben free
Long shelf life
Beautiful shade
Easy to apply
Nice packaging with a magnetic lid that keeps the lipstick secure.
Cons-
Not transfer proof
Available only online




My experience with the product-
I was pretty excited when I received my product. I was looking for a rich red lipstick shade on a more affordable side, and around that time when I saw that Nykaa had recently launched their ultra matte lipstick, I could not hold myself. I had to try it! It was the shade ‘Marilyn’ that got me hooked. The shade is totally the kind of red I was looking for. Has a blue undertone to it with a hint of raspberry pink.
The first time I tried the lipstick, I was totally blown away with the color, texture and pigmentation of the product, but was later on let down with the amount of lipstick that kept transferring through out the day.The lipstick is not transfer proof, but interestingly the color stays on the lips throughout the day, meaning, it has a strong staining power that no mater how much the lipstick transfers, it’ll still look like you have a good amount of color on. Considering the price, even though it’s fairly priced, I just feel that it came with better staying power. In terms of the color of the lipstick, I am 100 percent happy, but the way it transfers made me pretty upset. I feel the product would be a great option for photo-shoots, but not so great to wear it on a special occasions or for a long day out.




Have you tried the Nykaa ultra matte lipstick yet? What are your thoughts, let me know in the comment section below.

yangandbeyond

Freelance writer I Digital Marketing I Tea Addict I Makeup enthusiast

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