Review of L’Oreal Paris Moist Matte Lipstick in Glamour fuchsia and MAC Flat Out Fabulous Dupe
By Contributor: Samannita
The first time I saw L’Oreal Glamor Fuchsia from the Moist Matte range, it seemed to be saying that “It’s not easy being a Princess. But hey if the crown fits” Now why this line came to my mind? The reason is that L’Oreal Color Riche Glamor Fuchsia is the exact dupe of the hottest selling shades from MAC Retro Matte collection Flat Out Fabulous. Look below for the swatch comparison. Let’s start with the review of this purple lipstick.
L’Oreal Paris Claims: A lipstick that delivers intense moisture while providing a velvet matte finish. L’Oreal Paris Color Riche Moist Matte Lipstick’s unique formula contains jojoba oil for unrivaled moisture and comfort along with matte gel technology to create an intense matte look. Velvet matte gel technology is combined with deep pigments and Jojoba oil to give a deep colour pay-off, maintaining ultimate moisture and comfort.
The shade Glamour Fuchsia is a bright matte plum purple. And its a close dupe of MAC Flat Out Fabulous although MAC is a bit more intense compared to L’Oreal. The pigmentation is quite good but one needs to swipe it a couple of times to get the actual color.
The first time I saw it online I just ignored the lipstick as L’Oreal always comes up with creamy but when I saw the Moist Matte tag attached to the range, I got tempted but still wanted to try it in the store once to be sure. The moment I swatched it I simply fell in love with the texture of the lipstick. Among all the 12 shades I found Glamour Fuchsia to be the most tempting and without any second thoughts I grabbed it.
Coming to the texture the lipstick is velvety matte. Meaning its not super matte but a matte with slightly creamy texture. No tugging or pulling of lips while applying the lipstick. No shimmer in the lipstick, just perfect matte that glides smoothly on lips. The lipstick stays on for pretty much 5-6 hours on my lips with a little bit of snacking but leaves a stain after a heavy meal which looks a little uneven on my lips. So I prefer re-application. The lipstick is although named as moist matte but it doesn’t moistens or hydrates your lips so proper exfoliation of lips is suggested before applying the lipstick.
The lipstick comes in a nice golden packaging with the shade indicator box above the case that will help you in picking up the shade in a hurry. The case looks really classy but it tends to pick finger prints every time I touch it.
Swatches in natural light: Flat Out Fabulous vs Glamor Fuchsia
Top: Flat Out Fabulous, Bottom: Glamor Fuchsia
How it looks on my lips
Good points about L’oreal Paris Color Riche Moist Matte Lipstick Glamor Fuchsia:
- Nice packaging.
- Stays for 5-6 hours.
- Velvety matte texture.
- No tugging or pulling of lips.
- No bleeding or feathering of lipstick.
- Close dupe of MAC Flat Out Fabulous.
- Perfect for night wear.
- Suits Indian skin tones.
Cons of L’oreal Paris Color Riche Moist Matte Lipstick Glamor Fuchsia:
- The case has tendency to pick finger prints easily. Leaving this point I simply can’t find any other con.
Price: Rs. 899
VNA Rating: 4/5
Recommendation: L’oreal Paris Color Riche Moist Matte Lipstick Glamor Fuchsia is a bright plum matte which is for pink purple lipstick lovers specially. The shade is so versatile that it will suit all Indian skin tones so definitely I am going to recommend this to all.