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on 7/17/2013 6:11:00 AM
More reviews by alexanna7
Skin: Normal, Olive, Neutral
Hair: Black, Straight, Fine
Mystic mauve is a brown-bronze with a dark mauve sheen.You need a couple coats to make it darker. It stays on fairly long with a lip pencil. Verry unique color! It looks great on bronzed skin! Love it!
on 11/30/2011 6:06:00 PM
More reviews by JChrisBee
Skin: Sensitive, Fair-Medium, Warm
Hair: Brown, Wavy, Medium
After having a disappointing turnout with the plums fading to pink on me in the Maybelline Color Sensational line, I thought I'd take a chance with Mystic Mauve. It really looks so far from pink or orange, that I gave it a try. On me, it looks like a nice subdued purple plum color with brown and gold undertones. I'm surprised to find this being labeled as cool. There are very few cool colors that look good on me, so I stay with the neutrals most of the time. I didn't have any trouble with Mystic Mauve not staying true or fading to a bright pink or orange. The formula is quite buildable and sheer at first but with a few more swipes I get the color that I want. It looks darker in the tube, but this is typical for the frosty colors to not be as pigmented. There is a hint of perfume. I'm not sure why L'oreal won't get rid of that altogether. But, it doesn't bother me so much that I stop buying the brand.
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on 7/23/2009 6:45:00 PM
More reviews by Amykakes
Skin: Normal, Fair, Not Sure
Hair: Brown, Other, Other
I really like this shade on me. I have always been a fan of darker brownish colors and this one works great. I don't use this everyday though, most of the time I use it for a night out on the town, which is when I use bolder colors. Very pretty though and glad I purchased it.
on 6/17/2007 7:50:00 AM
More reviews by bethwalls77
Skin: Combination, Fair-Medium, Neutral
Hair: Brunette, Straight, Fine
Although I wear cool colors by nature, this color is too cool for my skin tone. It has a silver purple sheen to it that kind of does weird stuff to my skin color. On the plus side, my mom said it makes my tan stand out (?) I don't like the taste of this lipstick either, but I don't pay much attention to that. Oh well, I'll keep searching.
on 11/22/2006 6:02:00 PM
More reviews by benette
Skin: Combination, Fair, Neutral
Hair: Brunette, Wavy, Medium
Well the reviewer below was right when she said it can be dark and flat, though I am PPP w/brown hair and it doesn't really change that. I use this mostly to pair with other lippies to change their color or give them more staing power - this stuff hangs in there pretty well. It's a little more brown than I'd like, and even though I've repurchased, I don't think I will again. On the plus side it doesn't dry out my lips, and L'Oreal lipsticks generally last awhile and smell pretty good.
on 10/11/2006 4:31:00 PM
More reviews by keahi
Skin: Combination, Other, Not Sure
Bought this compulsively at the store last night b/c it looked so gorgeous in the tube.I feel like on my lips, it needs a little more warmth or red to keep it from looking so dark and flat. I could probably easily correct this by mixing or with a liner, but I don't get too impressed by any product if it ain't perfect stand-alone. I bet this would look SO amazing on a gal w/ porcelain skin, dark hair, and green eyes. I might be a little too yellow : )
on 9/5/2005 11:54:00 AM
More reviews by Lippyloo
Skin: Very Oily, Other, Not Sure
I just purchased this unique, violet-topaz-frost shade after having been fascinated by it for months each time I passed the Colour Riche display at Walgreens. The L'Oreal website lists it as a "cool" shade, but it is deep enough and contains enough plum-brown tones to qualify it as a neutral IMO. (For reference I am a neutral-to-yellow-toned ivory PPP with brown eyes and warm brown hair who looks more "natural" in warm tones but can pull off some vibrant or dark cool shades by virtue of being pale.) Well, I was not disappointed. First of all, Colour Riche has been reformulated in the past few months, which I knew from seeing magazine ads, and the lipstick displays have been reorganized by color grouping and contain several new shades. I noticed right away that the new formula is even creamier and more balm-like than the old, and noticeably less perfumed. As for the color, TRES CHIC! Really brings out the brown in my eyes and hair, while being decidedly purplish, and with enough pearlescence to brighten and highlight my smile. Looks very modern and striking. Great with a deep plum blush and raisin eyeshadow. I took off one lippie b/c this color is a little hard to pull off without other makeup, as it is a deep metallic and does not contain red or pink tones AT ALL.
on 3/25/2003 12:16:00 PM
More reviews by glossiest81
Skin: Combination, Dark, Not Sure
Hair: Black, Other, Other
This the perfect neutral shade for me. I have dark skin with golden undertones. I got Mystic Mauve because it looked alot like a discontinued l/s by the clothing brand "Delia's". I have been searching for a lookalike for about 5 years. I've finally found it. This L'Oreal lipstick is even better because I don't have to order it and I can get it at any drugstore or any other place that sell's L'Oreal. It's also very moisturizing and stays on longer since it's nicely pigmented. This can go on sheer or heavier. I like it sheer or somwhere in between. I recommend adding a little touch of gloss on top for a softer look. I do this anyway since I'm more of a lipgloss girl. I usually wear nice neutral l/s's like this one when I do wear l/s's.
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on 2/18/2003 10:55:00 AM
More reviews by Rayvenn
Skin: Combination, Fair-Medium, Not Sure
Hair: Brunette, Other, Other
Wow. I never thought I could wear dark shades or steer away from my umpteen million beige and nude lipsticks but L'oreal's Mystic Mauve has rangled me in. A friend of mine, who happens to have the same coloring as me (MMM with Dark Brown hair and eyes), was wearing this shade one day and I just had to ask her what it was. It looked great on her, so I picked it up on one of my drugstore runs. I'm very impressed with it, and I also love layering L'Oreal's Glass Shine in Honey Halo over this, which is a goldish gloss that really compliments this shade. I had the way L'Oreal's lipsticks smell, but I got over it real quick with this shade!
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