Who’s ready for the latest amazing drugstore lip product?? I wear drugstore brand makeup almost exclusively, so I was thrilled when Maybelline sent me some of their new SuperStay Matte Ink Liquid Lipsticks. I had previously purchased the shade Lover about six months ago, and I loved it right away! The colors Maybelline sent me are from their new Un-Nude collection, which includes shades that are supposed to bold, unconventional and “anti-nude.” Between the original collection and this one, there are 20 shades ranging from understated to bright.
According to Maybelline, these liquid lipsticks are supposed to “ink your lips in up to 16 HR saturated liquid matte. SuperStay Matte Ink™ features a unique arrow applicator for precise application and is available in a range of super saturated shades.” I will definitely agree that these lipsticks are both VERY saturated and VERY long-lasting. This product stays on flawlessly until I use some Garnier Micellar Water to remove it! Depending on the shade, I do tend to get some flaking near the interior of my lip, but otherwise they look amazing all day. Here is an example of how Ruler looked on me after 10 hours of wear (including eating and drinking!).
While they are labeled as matte, they tend to stay slightly tacky throughout the entire wear-time on me. They are easy to apply with the arrow applicator, though the formula is slightly drippy, so be careful!
I think that covers everything “important”…on to the swatches! I have ordered them from lightest to darkest. The shades I’m sharing are: Poet, Seductress, Lover, Ruler, Huntress, and Protector. Also…please excuse my messy arm swatches…it’s the first time I’ve ever attempted those and it’s harder than I expected! Haha!
BONUS: Seductress with Poet layered on top for a highlighting effect! I loved these two combined.
Lover (MY FAVE!)
Ruler (MY 2ND FAVE!)
Huntress (Perf for anyone cosplaying as the Tin Man)
Protector (Brown 90s vibes)
There you go! Six shades from the Maybelline Superstay Matte Ink Liquid Lipstick line swatched on my arm and lips for you!
I wanted to include lip swatches because I always prefer those when trying to tell what a shade will look like on. I hope this was helpful; please leave any other questions you have below! Also, couldn’t resist including a “blooper…” 😉 Oh the things I do for y’all!
Thanks for sticking around! Have you tried the Maybelline SuperStay Matte Ink Liquid Lipsticks? Tell me your favorite color below, because I think I need to pick up a few more of these! What would you like me to review next?
Foundation: Covergirl 3-in-1 Foundation
Concealer: Maybelline Fit Me Concealer
Setting Powder: Coty Airspun Loose Face Powder
Eyeliner: Maybelline Unstoppable Eyeliner in Onyx
Eyeshadow: Urban Decay Ultimate Naked Palette
Eyeshadow Primer: Maybelline Eye Studio Color Tattoo Metal in Barely Branded
Mascara: Maybelline Lash Sensational
Highlighter: Wet n Wild MegaGlo Illuminating Palette
Bronzer: Physicans Formula Bronze Booster
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I received this product for free to review, but, as always, all opinions are my own.