The name "Mauve It Over" is definitely misleading - I passed on this the first time because I can't do mauve lipcolors. However, after checking reviews here, I was delighted to discover that it's more of a pinky-peach nude.
This is probably my favorite item from the Revlon Matte collection. MIO is very similar to my HG lipcolor, MAC Hug Me, and I can see myself wearing this every day. I first bought Nude Attitude but it gave me donut powder/concealer lips, and MIO is much better. I can layer nude glosses over it and adjust the "nudeness" of my lips. Texture is matte but moisturizing, and is unscented/tasteless. Love the sturdy brushed metal packaging as well. With a BOGOF promotion, these lipsticks are a steal!
I was really looking forward to this product, as matte lipsticks are not that easy to find - and shiny, glossy looks like you're trying too hard if you're "of a certain age." Unfortunately, I was completely disappointed in this lipstick. First of all, I do wish they had actually looked at the color before naming it, because this is NOT mauve by any definition of the word. This is peach-nude-beige with just a hint of blah. Looks like a little like one of those Night of the Living Dead pale nudes that were so popular in the '90's. Not pretty then, not pretty now. Especially on aging, thinning lips. So little color that I wouldn't be able to tell I have it on, except for the uncomfortable drying effect it has on my lips. Complete waste of money for me.
Absolutely beautiful color, very high quality, stays put for ages -even under balm!!!-. Can not say enough good things about it. Will purchase "in the red" next since many say it is a red for people who can not usually wewar reds. This color is a nice slightly peachish-brownish PINK. Light to medium in color. Very nice with a smudgy messy eyeliner look that i like so much. Sexy because it is somewhat sultry but not in your face "trying too hard" either. Perfecto!
Hmmm....I have to say this is the most moisturizing matte formula I have ever used. And it glides on very smoothly. Makes me slightly miffed that I just spent $25/lip pencil for the NARS matte lip pencils. But not that miffed, because this color is really sort of blah. It makes my teeth look a bit more yellow and mauves are supposed to be purplish which is in the blue family and makes teeth look whiter. What were they thinking when they named this?? Pink-ish nude-ish is my take. Most likely not one that I will reach for often, except if I want to really do my eyes up.
Having said that, the formula really is great. I hope they manage to spruce up the color line a bit though...!
This is not mauve, as previous reviewers have noted. It turns almost a weird terracotta tone on me for some reason. Not pretty. And the dry texture makes my lips look dead. This is going back!
Price- I think it's around $7 or $8 at Walgreens
Color- dusty rose peach, i see no mauve. :)
Texture- it's matte, but there's no skipping, goes on SO smoothly, coverage is very nice too. As a matte, I expected a little dryness. I put balm underneath, hasn't dried my lips out, and this lasts very well. I love the wear of this lipstick.
Overall, a great color to have in my stash, a nice neutral, but not the "pale concealer" nude type of look, just very natural. Great to just slap on and go, with no other makeup on.
This is a very nice matte lipstick. It's certainly not a mauve, as already reported in other reviews. It is a pretty dusty pink color. Keep in mine that it is slightly too pale for me and I'm NC35 with olive undertones. I actually put a slightly darker lipliner underneath and the color was perfect. Most matte lipsticks I own are in the darker color range, and they tend to look cakey and darker in the creases as I reapply throughout the day. And, of course, the major problem with matte lipsticks is that they are drying. I did not find this lipstick very drying. It was slightly drying, which is expected, but there were times throughout the day where it didn't feel like I was wearing anything. It did not build up and get cakey when I reapplied. It lasted a long time and did not fade. I bought this in In The Red as well and I'll review that one when I wear it. These matte lipsticks are under $7 I think and Revlon is often Buy One Get One Free at drugstores, so that makes them a good price considering so many drugstore brands are hiking up prices. The color selection isn't great, so I hope they expand.
I was so happy to FINALLY find this especially since it's free through Jan 31 at Walgreens. I was holding out for this color because I adore MAC Kinda Sexy and heard this was similar. It is very, very similar. Swiping them side by side the Mauve it Over is, well, more mauve. The Kinda Sexy has a bit more peach in it. Still, similar enough that if you love one you will love the other. I haven't tried Revlon lipsticks in years but this appears to be high quality, feels good on and wears well. It feels lighter and more moisturizing than the MAC Matte formulation but it also looks less matte which may or may not be a good thing. I may look at some of the other colors next time these are BOGOF. (Not that it's not worth full price but I never pay full price at the drugstore since things go on sale so often it's just a matter of holding out a coupld of weeks usually.)
This is a lippie that I would definitely buy again. Whoever said that this is identical to MAC Kinda Sexy is right-they are identical shades with identical finishes and staying power. I was amazed because Kinda Sexy is one of my HG lipcolors. I am very pleased that Revlon came out with a matte collection and I want to try more. This is definitely not a true mauve though- more of a nude with a hint of pink, so if you want a pink lipstick, this is probably not the best choice. However, this is a very pretty, wearable shade that looks good paired up with any eye and cheek look-it is a neutral, versaitle color. I think it looks good with either a smokey or a natural eye. Also, this shade does provide some color, at least on me. However, it is dead of winter and I am as pale as I ever am (NC 20), but this compliments my skin and blue eyes well.
I would definitely buy this again-it is half the price of MAC and you can always find BOGO deals at CVS and Walgreens, in addition to coupons, so it is a pretty good deal. I haven't seen the new matte collection at Target yet, but it should be even cheaper there. I was happy with it- if you like Kinda Sexy, this is a must have!
Its a peachy rose and not a true, thick, dry, 1920's type matte. However it is lovely,natural looking and long wearing. Nice lipstick for 7.99. You could do far worse. This looks great on fair skin blondes,its similar in colour to a few of the beigey roses in Guerlain's Kiss Kiss line.