Thursday, April 19, 2012

AMW Reviews: Maybelline ColorSensational Fifth Avenue Fuchsia

Happy Thursday everyone!
My mood hasn't been great for the past few days!  I was sick since last weekend until the start of the week, then my dog Pudding passed away last Tuesday.  Seldom do you find negative happenings on my blog but yeah, life is like that!  We do have our ups and down, I'm not saying I am perfectly fine now but life has to move on, and I'm trying my hardest.  

Speaking of moving on, I have been looking rather pale so picking up the brightest lipstick I could find and yet, gives the comfort at the same time of not looking too "shockingly bright" is one big challenge I embraced!  I found a gorgeous lip color that I used even during my Tokyo Trip!


Shade is 160 Fifth Ave. Fuchsia

Maybelline says ---
  • Crisper color from pure pigments.
  • Creamier feel from nourishing honey nectar
  • Lipcolor so rich, so stunning...it's sensational.
  • 68 captivating shades.
AMW says ---
Pros
  • Better packaging as compared to the previous Maybelline ColorSensational Moisture Extreme Lipcolor.
  • The cap is the same color as the lipstick which makes it easier for us to know the shade without peeking the name.
  • Includes manufacturing date and sealed upon purchase to ensure freshness.


  • A perfect, bright fuchsia shade that can brighten up the whole look even without eye makeup.
  • Very pigmented, you get the shade on first swipe.
  • Applies smoothly and has a slight sheen finish which prevents lips from cracking or drying.
Cons
  • I can't seem to find one for now!  I love this lip color!
Overall
A perfect "to-go-to" lipcolor on lazy days that I don't want to put much makeup!  Since Japan was extremely cold, I was too lazy to do much makeup so I just applied this lip color and it goes perfectly well with the Cherry Blossoms! :)

Tips

  • It helps to prep your lips with your choice of lip balm to prevent dryness.
  • feel free to top this with your favorite gloss for that shiny look!
  • On a regular day, you can apply this lipstick without much makeup.  On a party night, apply this lip color with full eye makeup for that dramatic look!
  • If you think the lip color is too bright for your taste, blot your lips with a tissue paper to lessen "brightness" and "pigmentation".
  • Use a lip brush for more defined lips!
Will I repurchase?
Yes!

To whom do I recommend this to?
Anyone who likes the bright, summery lip color!

Where to purchase and how much?
At Maybelline counters for Php399.00 (approx $9.30).  Thanks to the reader who confirmed the price :)

Swatch
Top photo: Bare, super dry lips!
Bottom photo: Applied with a swipe of Maybelline's Color Sensational Fifth Ave Fuchsia without lip balm or gloss.


AMW wearing Fifth Ave Fuchsia during a temple visit at Senso-ji Temple, Japan



Would you go for Fifth Ave Fuchsia on a regular basis?
Do you think you can sport this look?


Keep smilin'
Stay happy!


25 comments:

  1. Nice find... I'm definitely hunting this down...hehe

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    1. Yes, I'm sure you'll enjoy the unique shade too :) good luck and let me know what you think!

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  2. Nikki, I'm so sorry to hear about your dog. Hope you will feel better soon, sweetie. The lipstick looks very pretty on you :-)

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    1. Thank you Lyn, I appreciate the message. I just dislike it when I suddenly think about her happy and jolly face :(

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  3. Bagay sayo yung shade! This one's P399. :) I want to try the Fuchsia Fever.

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    1. Thanks for letting me know the exact price! noted down on the "price" area.

      I have tried Fuchsia Fever and I love it too!!! Fifth Ave Fuchsia is more girly lang :)

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  4. Dear, I miss you!

    HAHA! This looks good on you talaga <333
    I hope you will feel better soon! :) *huggss*

    PS. and I'm finally blogging again, haha! I miss you.

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    1. Welcome back! are you done with school na? Sayang we weren't able to catch up, wasn't planning on going anywhere with a zombie look :)

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  5. It's sad to hear about what happened to your dog, I remember when mine passed away, I was crying for days! kahit sa office. :( it was difficult. I feel you! *huuuugs*

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  6. sorry to read about Pudding.
    *hugs*
    im sure pudding is in dog heaven,meeting lots of new doggies, playing & barking happily.

    i like that packaging!
    i hope that maybelline here would also do their packaging like this!

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    1. Sis, thank you for the kind words, I try to picture that and I'll feel better, then I'll remember those times we've been together, tapos pinalaki ko talaga siya :( I feel sad ulit! hay Memories talaga!

      With regards to Maybelline, sis! IT IS AVAILABLE HERE! I got it here! :)

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  7. I'm so sorry to hear about your dog *hugs*

    That lip color is very pretty!

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    1. Thanks Gio, I appreciate it *hugs back* :)

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  8. Oh, Eonni... About Pudding... That's sad... Sorry to hear that... TT__TT

    Don't worry, I'm pretty sure Pudding is happy wherever he is now... Cheer up na...

    BTW, yung last pic... When I saw it sa Japan post mo, I was thinking sino kahawig mo rito... Ngayon ko lang naalala! Si Rhian Ramos! Pero cyempre, mas maganda ka pa rin!!! ^__^

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    1. Thank you sis, I appreciate the message, hay nasasad pa din ako pero I try to keep myself busy lang....

      In fairness, naloka ako sa comment mo! ANG LAYO! Rhian Ramos! Super ganda kaya non! at super layo talaga! you need to have your eyes checked HAHAHHAA

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    2. Nye! Pramis! Totoo!!! o__O

      Cge, pacheck ko po... hahaha!!! >__<

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    3. LOL ako na magsasabi HINDI talaga! I've worked Rhian Ramos' face and all I can say, ANG LAYO!!!! hahahahha

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  9. Hi Ms. Nikki, I am really inspired by your blogs. :) Well, Im very inspired by your job because dressing up and make up is really my passion that's why when I saw your expensive make up's OMG Im very much wanted to have one like that! :) God Bless you and hope to be like you! -Anna, 20 :)

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    1. Give it some time, I've dreamed about owning makeup for quite some time so I saved up for them! I remembered my first HUGE buy, I was very guilty but at the end of the day! It was worth it :D

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  11. Are you receiving my comment po? I can't see it posted..

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    1. You have to wait for the comment to be approved before it's published :) You can see it above :D thanks!

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  12. Hi, where did you get this here in the Philippines? Cos I cant see this anywhere except for the Maybelline Moisture Extreme lippies, thanks!

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    1. I got this during the event I help hosted at Studio SnR with Maybelline and Garnier. I believe they are widely available na! Maybe on to the bigger branches! :)

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