Avon Ultra Color Rich Lipstick – Amethyst

Hola everyone!Do you like brown lipsticks? Or rather.. do brown lipsticks like you?

I am one of those who don’t like brown lippies.. & they are happy to return back the same ‘LOVE’ to me.. ill-fated??!!

I am gonna talk about one such lipstick in this post today – Avon Ultra Color Rich Lipstick in Amethyst.

Price: Around 250 bucks. Mostly available on offer.

The way I see it:

The packaging is black & nice with a glossy finish & a silver rim. Good enough to flaunt it around, at the same time doesn’t mess up when carried in your purse too. The shade name is mentioned at the bottom.

Amethyst – don’t go by the shade name! It ain’t one of those soft pinks with purple/blue undertones. I think this Amethyst has just been dug outta earth – so its all muddy & brown! 🙂

The problem with Avon catalog (or any product catalog for that matter!) is that the shades shown in print don’t really match in real life. This is no exception!

I thought this was a peachy brown (atleast one brown that suits me!)… but it turned out to be a muddy brown instead…. :'(

The formula is creamy & moisturizing.. glides on the lips easily.. doesn’t settle into lines.. stays for about 2 hrs. & leaves a dull brown tint.

The pigmentation is commendable.

Inspite of all these good things I have to say… I gave this lipstick to my MIL.. only because the shade made me look like a ‘chain-smoker’!!!

This lippie suited her well.. though my MIL has the same skin tone as mine.

Overall a nice lipstick from Avon, beware before buying –  if you & Ms.Brown already share a hot-n-cold relationship like me… 😀

I believe fair-skinned people should be able to flaunt this shade effortlessly.. medium-skinned need to give this a try to check if it suits them.. dusky beauties can stay away from this & find a better lipstick 🙂

The ‘Yay’ factors:

  • Sturdy packaging
  • (Nice) muddy brown shade
  • Creamy & moisturizing on the lips
  • Settles to a semi-matte finish
  • Does not define fine lines on the lips
  • Stays put for 2 hrs. easily
  • Leaves a brown tint after meals
  • Value for money
  • Available mostly on offer
The ‘Nay’ factors:
  • Shade doesn’t suit me
  • Might suit only fair-toned
You want a LOTD??? Err… Google ‘lips of a chain smoker’ instead! 😛

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