April 14, 2010

New in Beauty: Josie Maran Magic Marker Lip & Cheek Stain

Markers seem to be where its at this season eh? MAC Art Supplies led the way and so did Givenchy Printed Lips and now…..Josie Maran Magic Marker hits the scene for lips and cheeks.

Could be good right?


What is it?

A long wearing natural lip and cheek stain. Now where as most of these markers sport a formula for lips they aren’t so great for cheek application so that’s where Josie Maran Beauty steps up the game as this formula is created for both lips and cheeks. How well it performs remains to be seen but I like the idea of being able to wear on cheeks as well (just not loving the idea of using on my lips and proceeding to follow up on my face if you get my meaning).

It sports Hylronic Acid and sugar extracts to smooth and plump lips as well plus is formulated without parabens, sulfates, etc…..good for you ingredients only here peeps!

Available in the following shades:

  • Flamenco (cherry red)
  • Foxtrot (berry wine)
  • Jitterbug (bright light pink)
  • Jive (coral pink)
  • Mambo (beige)
  • Waltz (berry rose)

Sadly, the price rings in at a whopping $19 dollars, wince. But if the formula proves incredible I might be able to disregard it….

Review coming shortly.

What do you think?

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Available now at Sephora.

About the Muse

Isabella MuseIsabella is just an average everyday geeky girl who doesn’t blend her eyeshadow correctly, wears too much blush, and hopes she never finds her holy grail products because she likes the thrill of the chase so much. Her mission is to bring you super honest reviews on makeup, skincare, fragrance and all things beauty. She’s in no way an expert on the topic and she sure as hell isn’t a super model. But she’s passionate about makeup and is seeking like-minded individuals that like pina coladas, getting caught in the rain, and ones that enjoy spending hundreds of dollars at Sephora without feeling buyer’s remorse. If you’re that person feel free to reach out and leave a comment.

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  • dina

    i had this in my sephora cart, which i have yet to make a purchase from b/c i keep changing it >:( , anyways tyhe colors are pretty was thinking about the coral one but kinda pricey. the reviews seem really good though alothough not so sure about the plumping part now, my lips (among other parts, sadly enough!) are already pretty fluffy 😛 look fwd to your review, now i’m really n/s if i should get it!!!

    • the Muse

      hey d the colors looks fab! but not sure either…def don’t really think it’ll plump plus price tag slightly wince-full for me 😛 But I’m willing to try, could be a keeper 😀

      Love ya *hugs*

      • dina

        oh one more thing, have you tried the givenchy one & i missed it? seems like fr what i read it dries up quick 🙁 which is garbage imo for $25. and yet still it enters and exits my cart on a regular basis . ..

  • Kirstie

    It seems to me that all of these higher end brands stole this product from Cover Girl.

    • the Muse

      hi kirstie 😀 and covergirl stole it from mark and sephora and urban decay LOL

      its full circle!