Maybelline Color Whispers Review

Maybelline Color Whispers Review

I’ve really been on a beauty kick lately and as I mentioned in this post, I recently picked up these two lovely lip colors. I might seem like a Maybelline pusher, but I promise I don’t work for them- I just really love their products!

The Maybelline Color Whispers are lightweight, while still providing a great pigmentation. They glide on very smoothly and evenly, like applying lip balm, and layer well. With just a few swipes, I had a nice stain on my lips and with a few more swipes the color was rich and nearly opaque. They are moisturizing enough that I don’t feel the need to constantly apply chapstick on top of the color and they have a bit of shine, but not too much (I prefer a matte or slightly glossy color- anything more just looks ridiculous on me!).

I found that the color wore off after a couple of hours; however, Berry Ready faded nicely, so even when it wore off, my lips just looked slightly stained. I love lipsticks in the red color family: as you can see below, Berry Ready is a berry color with pink undertones while Who Wore it Red-er is a pinky red color (it’s not a true red). I bought these on sale at my local CVS, so I paid about $6 for each, which I feel is a pretty good price. 

Maybelline Color Whispers Review African American Swatch

(left- Berry Ready and right-Who Wore it Red-er)

Tell me: Have you tried the Maybelline Color Whispers?

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  1. Jenmarie wrote:

    The shades are lovely! Have you tried the lip butters by Revlon? If so, which of the two do you like better?

    Posted 4.24.13 Reply
    • Nnenna wrote:

      I have one lip butter- it’s called Fig Jam, but honestly, it’s so close to my natural lip color so I don’t really wear it that often. I’ve been meaning to pick up another color from that line so I can do a true comparison. One thing I did notice is that the color whispers felt more lightweight than the lip butters. Have you tried both? IF so, I would love to hear your thoughts too!

      Posted 4.25.13 Reply
  2. These colors are lovely. I don’t really have a favorite brand of lipstick or color or that matter. I’m typically very noncommittal when it comes to makeup/beauty products unless it is something that absolutely amazes me.

    Tracy @ Sunny
    Days and Starry Nights

    Posted 4.24.13 Reply
    • Nnenna wrote:

      Thank you Tracy. I didn’t use to be so into lipstick, but in the past few weeks I’ve found myself putting it on more and more!

      Posted 4.25.13 Reply
  3. Wow, way more vibrant than I thought. I need to try them out now!

    Posted 5.13.13 Reply
    • Nnenna wrote:

      Yes, it’s amazing how much color it has considering how lightweight it feels!

      Posted 5.14.13 Reply