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on 2/6/2016 1:18:00 PM
More reviews by Neema
Skin: Combination, Fair, Not Sure
Hair: Blond, Other, Other
I actually really like this shade. This lipstick is very sheer so if you have pigmented lips I can see why you might totally hate this one!I am very fair (nc5-nc10) and my lips are just as pale so I get a very nice amount of color out of this lipstick still. It really just wakes up my face without looking like im trying too hard. Its moisturizing and adds a nice shine too. I really ilke this..mlbb kind of shade, something you can put on without even using a mirror!I think the the name for this 'pink cognito' is perfect, it totally describes this lipstick very well haha. I think that they could improve this one though, add just a bit more pigmentation but still keep it in the sheer-light coverage range.Pros-mlbb pink shade-moisturizing-best suited for pale lipscons-could have a tad more pigmentation
on 7/9/2015 5:35:00 PM
More reviews by Crzjoann
Skin: Oily, Fair, Not Sure
Hair: Brunette, Other, Other
I don't understand why revlon created this lipstick. It's nothing but shine. It looks beautiful in the package but there's NO PIGMENT. Don't waste your money on something that gives the same results as a Chapstick.
1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.
on 5/6/2015 7:04:00 PM
More reviews by Meyersmedley
Skin: Acne-prone, Fair-Medium, Not Sure
Hair: Brown, Other, Other
This color sucks so bad. I may as well wear Chapstick. The color in the tube is deceiving. I thought it would be a beautiful nude pink and there's literally no pigmentation. I'm going to try to make it work just bc I've returned so many items to Walgreens now that it's getting embarrassing at this point lol. I saw another recommendation to layer it on top of something else so I'm going to try that, but overall this lipstick is not worth the $9 that I spent for it and would not recommend.
on 2/22/2015 4:28:00 PM
More reviews by SmokeySings
Skin: Combination, Fair, Cool
Hair: Brunette, Straight, Medium
Okay, I "get" the general low-ratings on this. It is not a heavily-pigmented lipstick. However..I am of the thinking sometimes things work best "with" something else, and to me, this is a great item to "accent" something else or pair with something else. It is great to use alone say if you are making a quick trip to the grocery store and just want 'something' on. This is definitely more along the lines of a "MLBB" shade, and likely only best for those with very fair skin or those who want to take the pigmentation down a level, for whatever reason. That said, I see me pairing this with many things, like a various lipgloss or lip liner, using this to tone down something, adding this to something too matte but still in the same color family (this surprisingly feels very moisturizing to me). Just a nice addition I think to "pair" with something, or possibly to use in the center of the lip to dab with a compatible color to give that 'pout' look or the look of larger lips. So while no, this is not a hugely, highly pigmented lipstick, I see this as being very versatile and many possibilities. I likely won't wear it on it's own unless as I said simple days where you get unexpected visitors and just want to throw something on and not look 'done' up. But this definitely has it's place in my arsenal of lip products. It is a flattering shade, light though it is. I am NC20 and very rarely tan these days.
2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.
on 12/17/2014 4:36:00 PM
More reviews by countrybearjamboree
Skin: Very Oily, Olive, Warm
Hair: Brunette, Straight, Coarse
I typically like Revlon Super Lustrous lipsticks but I only ever bought matte or cream shades. Pink Cognito is my first shine formula. Well, it sucks. I was looking for a comparable shade to L'Oreal Colour Riche in Fairest Nude. I hate the scent of Colour Riche so I figure I try to dupe it with Revlon. From looking at the tubes, Pink Cognito was the closest match in color out of the whole Revlon S.L line. For the record, it isn't a dupe. Pink Cognito is VERY sheer and it has shimmer in it. It is a pinky nude though. If you have pigmented lips like me, you'll have to go around and around and around to pack on color. You could go around for five minutes and you still wouldn't build any pigment. Maybelline's Baby Lips have more pigment than this Revlon Shine formula. Too bad because their cream and matte shades have super duper pigment. Also, if you are thinking this might have the same formula as MAC Lustre's, you will be mistaken! The Revlon Shine formula totally dried out my lips. I'm forced to give this one lippie which it doesn't even deserve!
on 12/12/2014 3:29:00 PM
More reviews by NinaSushi1
Hair: Brown, Straight, Coarse
This lipstick is a your-lip-color-but-better product for me. It's almost a lipstick gloss hybrid and keep the lips moisturized. I keep this in my bag for a quick swipe of color. It's really lovely, it's beige-y sheer pink with an ever so slight pinkish gold (a rose gold?) shimmer/micro glitter, which was the selling part for me since I feel that screams high end. the shimmer is more light catching and not in your face frost or glitter. I would buy again. This is also awesome on top of cream nudes or baby pinks (note it will change the baby pink in color to a more beige-y pink).
on 6/18/2014 1:01:00 AM
More reviews by lushbylaura
I wish I could give it a more positive rating as the colour is really pretty and Revlon produces excellent lipsticks in general. Even though it's advertised as a sheer lipstick, the pigmentation is not good at all and you need to layer it on so much to make it noticeable. However, I'll give a fair well-rounded review on it even though it's not one of my purchase recommendations.1) Packaging: looks classy, I like it!2) Colour: it's a pretty, baby pink colour on the warm/peachy side.3) Pigmentation: poor, I've had light colours with better pigmentation.4) Longevity: can't expect good longevity when there's not enough colour in application.People who are interested in very subtle makeup would love it though.
on 6/5/2014 11:36:00 AM
More reviews by Hanouna
Skin: Other, Other, Not Sure
Hair: Other, Other, Other
This lipstick gives my lips a pretty peachy/pink sheen with a bit of gold microshimmer. It does not have good staying power, but I do like to wear this at work or during the weekend when I only want a bit of shine and sheer color. It is VERY sheer, so if you prefer pigmented nudes, this won't be for you.
on 6/3/2014 2:28:00 PM
More reviews by laurenjill05
Skin: Normal, Olive, Warm
Hair: Brunette, Other, Medium
I sadly had to return this. It doesn't show up on your lips at all. I would only recommend this to someone who wants a SUPER natural lipstick that gives a slight sheen and some shimmer. I thought it was going to be a nice peachy nude, but it's practically clear with shimmer. I should've checked the reviews before I purchased like I normally do! Like Emily Noel says... "If I'm gonna bother putting some lipstick on - gimme some color!" :)
on 5/23/2014 9:38:00 AM
More reviews by bklyncowgirl
Skin: Normal, Other, Not Sure
Hair: Black, Other, Other
The skinny: donít botherIn the tube the color looks so perfect, itís so deceiving. When I tried it, like others, I immediately thought, ďLustreĒ. In some light, the (almost imperceptible) shade reminds me of Macís Angel Ė but a warmer, waaay sheerer version. You swipe this on and because the color is doing so little, you give it another layer and you wind up with this slippery, too thick result. You blot a little and wind up with almost no effect at all. I don't feel any of the grit that others mention nor do I see the glitter. This is something you can put on while walking, driving, sleeping, whatever, with no thought. It does give a wet, shiny effect for the very short time that it lasts (for me, on top of balm it was about 15 Ė 20 min before it was pretty much entirely gone). It makes a marginal difference and no one but me would guess I did anything.If you want something wetter and lighter than a balm (but doesnít last like one), or something to layer over a matte lipstick, or you want to feel like you put some effort into your appearance before going to the store (for a few min) or to do laundry, you might like this. I think this would be perfect to give to a 12 year old to make her feel like she has a piece of real makeup while you know itís not doing anything. She could reapply a lot and use a pretty little compact to do so. If I hadnít got this as part of a 2 item purchase to qualify for coupon, this would be going back To-day. Donít these companies do focus groups? Iím mad that this cost me $4.I wouldn't want another for free.
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