Revlon Mauve it Over Matte Lipstick

Hope you’ve all had a great bank holiday weekend! L and I have had a great one and were suffering yesterday so forgot to write a post.

Today is my newest lipstick to add to my now ridiculously large collection *cough* over 50 *cough*. In boots a few weeks ago they had some of the Revlon line on 2 for £10 including the new lash potion mascara which retails for £9.99. As I hadn’t tried it before I decided to pick up a new lipstick as well.  


I’ve been wanting a more matte nude lipstick for a while. I love my Mac Fanfare lipstick (review here) but sometimes find it is too shiny for some looks. I remember seeing good things about the Revlon matte range on YouTube so decided to give it a go.



After swatching all the matte shades in Boots I settled on Mauve it over. It looked like a great neutral lipstick and felt soft on the hand.


The packaging is simple and classic in black and gold but what I really like it that the top of the lid is see through so you can easily tell the colour. This works great for me for the way I store my lipsticks.


On the hand the lipstick looks slightly more orange toned than it does on the lips. I find it to be very similar to my natural lip shade. It is a almost rose toned lipstick.


Even though it has yellow tones I don’t find it makes my teeth look yellow which is always a good thing. I find blue toned neutral shades just look strange on my skin tone. I love the way the lipstick applies. It glides onto the lips and is opaque in one swipe. I find it doesn’t really dry my lips out either which is always a bonus.


I love how natural the colour is and find this so easy to wear for everyday and going out. I wore it when I was a bridesmaid a few weeks ago. I love it for a night out as I find it just completes the look without taking anything away from a dramatic eye look. This lipstick has stayed in my handbag since I got it as I find it just easy to wear.

I’m loving this formulation and now want more of the shades.

It’s still on offer for 2 for £10 in boots so technically free if you want to try the new Lash Potion. A great choice if you want a new everyday lip colour.

Love M



  1. Sophierosehearts
    August 26, 2013 / 8:38 pm

    Oooh that is a pretty colour 🙂 I love Revlon lippies!Sophierosehearts x

  2. Charlie
    August 26, 2013 / 8:55 pm

    Loveee this colour. It suits you too. Definitely need to check this out next time im in store.. you enabler!

  3. Jade Doherty
    August 27, 2013 / 8:07 pm

    that colour looks so lovely you on you. xx

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