March 5, 2013

Maybelline Pop of Cherry Vivids Color Sensational Lipstick Review & Swatches

Maybelline Pop of Cherry Vivids Lipstick

Pop of Cherry is one of three new limited edition shades of Maybelline Vivids Color Sensational Lipstick launched with the Maybelline Goes Electric Collection for Spring 2013.

Pop of Cherry is one of two reads launched with the collection the other being Infra-Red which is a far truer, bolder brighter shade of red.

Pop of Cherry is slightly misleading as it isn’t really red or cherry-like in color but has hints of it.

Take a peek!

My original test with the Vivids was fairly good but I have to admit these new LE shades are outstanding. They have a very creamy texture, incredible pigment as per their name, and excellent staying powder. I find creams terribly drying or too mod looking on me but these shades look incredible all their own or with some clear gloss on top. The cream finish is very flattering and glides onto lips with a rich, creamy, color saturated pay off. Truly they are vivid and leave up to their name. For the five or so dollars you’re going to spend on a tube they are indeed a great beauty budget pick.

Pop of Cherry is available for a limited time so if you’re wanting it after this review best start hunting it out and gathering up back ups if you love the shade.

Maybelline Pop of Cherry Lipstick

Maybelline Vivids Pop of Cherry Lipstick Swatches

Pop of Cherry, Orange Edge, and Infra-Red

I don’t think my lip swatch does the shade justice as although named Pop of Cherry there isn’t a ton of cherry going on here. This leans towards being more tangerine with a hint of red. The color seems to have a life all its own as sometimes it looks almost red on my lips where as other times in daylight it looks all out tangerine. It’s an interesting shade.

This one is worth exploring due to the excellent texture and formula. The shade itself is unique enough to warrant a purchase as well if you love full coverage, bold lipsticks.

I hope Maybelline continues on this path with the Color Sensational Lipstick line as the Vivids Collection shows much improvement versus the general catalog shades I’ve tried in the past.

Maybelline Vivids Pop of Cherry FOTD

Have you tried this shade?

Or any of the Vivids Collection?


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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 or follow me on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and Bloglovin‘.

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  • Tammie

    I think somebody at Maybelline with a dirty sense of humor just wanted to make a “popping a cherry” joke and didn’t bother to connect the color to the name lol

  • Heather

    I found these to be really disappointing. The color lasted for about ten minutes. The orange color turned almost pink and just didn’t work out well for me. I won’t buy another one after my experience with the orange color.

    • the Muse

      sorry to hear it heather 🙁 I had a pretty great experience with them! I typically dislike the Sensational Collection but the Vivids LE were great shades for me 😀

  • Kimmwc03

    I’m loving the Vivids. I want to pick up the Cherry one but haven’t seen it yet.

  • Wenz

    Im loving them too!!! I got pop of cherry yesterday and the drive home to sanitize seemed like forever! But it was worth it once it hit my lips…..gorgeous!
    I just need to find Orange egde now 🙂

  • Blee

    Wow, those are some great colors! And it looks great on you , Muse. I hope they will last on me. But then lipsticks most all the time do.

  • carrie

    I am loving these. I got Infra Red and Pop of Cherry and love them both. Like the formula too

  • kari

    I just gasped. Like, actually gasped. IT’S BEAUTIFUL. I’ve been on the hunt for a sheer, watermelon reddish lipstick and this is kind of perfect. I think I saw this collection at my local Walgreens… Gonna have to grab one ASAP!

  • Caitlin

    I finally found it on eBay. We haven’t even got the normal vivids here in Australia yet!

  • Sara Jean

    I bought two backups of Pop of Cherry. I have been LIVING in it and I know it will carry me through the summer. It’s the perfect red!