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Lakme Absolute Lip Pout Review

(Last Updated On: November 9, 2016)

There is certainly nothing such as so many lipsticks! This is why this post is all about Lakme Absolute Lip Pout (Matte finish) Review. Here I’m sharing my take on 3 shades out of the 6 in this range.

Lakme Absolute Lip Pout Review

About Lakme Absolute Lip Pout: These lipsticks were launched during the Lakme Fashion Week. They come in 6 different shades.

Out of the lot, I’m reviewing 3 of them here. So let’s get started with the Lakme Absolute Lip Pout Review.

Price and Quantity: INR 650 for 3.5 gm. You can get it here at discount.

They are priced at INR 650 or $10 which is pretty pocket friendly considering it comes from a trusted brand like Lakme.

Shelf Life: 2 years/24 months

Smell: Fruity fragrance side but not overpowering aroma.

Swatch: In the image below.

Lakme Absolute Lip Pout

Packaging: The packaging is pretty standard. They come in black box with all the details written in white. I personally like the white font but otherwise there is nothing too special about the packaging.

Lakme Absolute Lip Pout Magenta Magic Review

Talking about lippies, they have standard twist up mechanism. What I like about them is the color tube which makes them look cute and attractive.

I think Lakme wanted to target younger women with the packaging of these lip crayons and they have successfully achieved it! 😀

Lasting Power: Lakme has advertised these lip pouts as long lasting and they do last long enough. I have to retouch them once on a standard 9am to 7pm day which is pretty awesome.

Shades: Lakme Absolute Lip Pout is available in 6 different popping colours, namely:

1. Tangerine Touch
2. Magenta Magic
3. Starlet Red
4. Raving Red
5. Pink Fantasy
6. Scarlet Rose

Tangerine Touch – Just as the name suggests, this shade gives you a nice orangy color. It really adds a pop to your lips.

Lakme Absolute Lip Pout Tangerine Touch Review.

The shade looks great in photographs. This colour looks beautiful on fair to medium wheatish complexion.

Lakme Absolute Lip Pout Tangerine Touch Swatch

I will not suggest this shade for darker skin tones. This is by far my favorite shade in this category.

Magenta Magic – Another lovely shade in the Lakme Absolute Lip Pouts range. This one is more on the plum, burgundy colour palette rather than magenta. It works best for evening looks.

Lakme Absolute Lip Pout Magenta magic Swatch

Starlet Red – Not a true red color, but definitely a nice deep red. Personally, if you are into red lipsticks and bold lip color this one is definitely worth a try.

Lakme Absolute Lip Pout Starlet Red Swatch

My Experience: Almost all the shades are bright colors. They automatically leave the stain on the lips. As the name suggests, they do provide a good matte finish.

Lakme Absolute Lip Pout Starlet Red Review

On the flip side, they leave lip stain on anything you eat or drink! But that’s the case with any bright colored lipstick and I have made my peace with it.

Lakme Lip Pout Review

Lakme Absolute Lip Pout Review

Another plus point about these lip tints is that they have good moisturizing power. You need not use a lip balm before application.

They do not leave the lips feeling dry which is superb for any every day wear lipstick.

PS: All photos are taken in natural light.

Pro’s:

• Matte Finish
• Pocket Friendly
• Attractive appearance
• Moisturizing
• Long Lasting
• 6 different shades
• Travel Friendly

Con’s:

• Nudes and brown shades not available.
• Leaves stain
• Ingredient list missing

Jhalli Diva Verdict: 4/5

Do I recommend?

Do try if you love lipsticks and matte trend is surely not dying any soon! But the colours are generic and nothing unique.

But these lip tints are quite adorable and pocket friendly. The shelf life is also decent (24 months).

Overall Summary: I really feel Lakme should launch more shades in these lip crayons. Maybe some shades of nude and brown. But overall, these lipsticks are superb considering the price.

That’s all about the Lakme Absolute Lip Pout review. Have you tried any from this range? Which us your favourite? Drop in comments below. 😀


Post by contributor Gargi. She’s a self proclaimed lipstick lover and swears by red lipstick. She got a ever growing collection which you can check on her Instagram and Roposo.


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