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Where does the time go for the Maybelline 14hr Lipstick?

My how time flies? It’s a saying I’ve use quite often and heard repeatedly said by others as well. I was hoping I would be able to say the same thing about these Maybelline 14hour lipsticks while wearing them to work last week but alas I couldn’t! 

It isn’t all bad of course, while it doesn’t hold up on me for 14 hour, nor even a full work day (8hours), it does stand up about 3-4 hours on me. So if I touch up after lunch, we’re good to go for the rest of the day.
The product is packaged with a white cover and the body of the tube is close to the colour of the actual shade. The colour of my choice is called Fuchsia Forever which looks more like a plum colour to me. It does have some shimmer particles within the colour but it doesn’t come across to sparkly when applied to the lips. 

On top: Maybelline lipstick Fuschia forever, Middle: Maybelline stain gloss dry, Bottom: Maybelline Stain gloss wet
My lips did feel rather dry after using the product on its own so I definitely recommend hydrating your lips before use. I totally recommend the pricey but so worth it MAC lip conditioner when using this product.
If you’re a Trinidadian girl, you can get this at SuperPharm for about $TT61.95, which is bit on the expensive side for a drugstore lipstick.
And for you girls with a sensitive nose, you may get a synthetic fruity smell from the lipstick that fades quickly after application.
For me I definitely prefer the Maybelline Stain Gloss over this product but I do like the colour with my medium dark skintone. I paired Fuchsia Forever with minimal makeup, just some face powder and mascara. And did you notice my shorter hair!!!!

What are your favourite long wearing lipsticks?
Happy Time!

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