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on 5/17/2016 11:18:00 AM
More reviews by Heidness
Skin: Combination, Fair-Medium, Neutral
Hair: Brown, Wavy, Fine
I love this particular lipstick. I wanted something dramatic and deep and this one delivers. I have NC20 skin, and my lips are very pale, and I love the versatility of the Black Cherry color. Just a bit (with or without balm -- it's moisturizing enough to not demand extra fuss) and I get a nice bit of color. Add a bit more and I get a good medium burgundy. Blotted or dabbed on with a finger, it looks matte but doesn't feel that way. Add more and it's full out borderline goth, but still burgundy (instead of black) enough so it's wearable without being too intense -- unless you shy away from dramatic colors. Wear is even, and there's no scent or taste. There's no sparkle or shimmer. It feels comfy, and due to its creaminess a lip liner is a good idea, but I don't always do it or find I need it. What's nice about this, too, is it's a shade that would look good on a variety of skin tones -- from super pale to ultra dark.
1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.
on 2/10/2016 10:21:00 PM
More reviews by hellaquinn
Skin: Oily, Fair, Not Sure
Hair: Red, Wavy, Medium
On my hunt for a vampy plum lip product, this one was the first one I picked up. I had seen people rave about it online, and with the cheap price tag, I figured it was worth a shot and I picked one up at the drugstore.Considering its a drugstore lipstick, the packaging is pretty good. The color itself is also gorgeous; it's a deep, true plum shade. However, even after exfoliating and lining my lips, this stuff feathered and flaked and highlighted every little line on my lips. It's just not a great product. Instead, I'd recommend Wet N' Wild's Cherry Bomb. It is several dollars cheaper, practicality same shade, and a much better lipstick.
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on 12/1/2015 2:30:00 PM
More reviews by mdmj98
Age: 18 & Under
Skin: Combination, Fair, Not Sure
Hair: Brunette, Other, Other
Hate to be the negative review of a HG product. It was patchy, uneven, and it tends to bleed without a lipliner. I expected more from this product, overall disppointed. It could be used as a semi-decent lip stain but that is not what I wanted this lipstick for, I wanted it to make a statement.
4 out of 4 people found this review helpful.
on 10/2/2015 8:56:00 PM
More reviews by Yashuragi
Skin: Acne-prone, Fair-Medium, Cool
Hair: Black, Straight, Fine
Had high hopes for this due to to the high ratings, but was disappointed.Its patchy, patchy, PATCHY! I can never get it to apply evenly no matter what I do.I've had similar shades from different drugstore brands (Rimmel, Maybelline) that apply smooth and evenly. I'll stick to those ones instead.The Super Lustrous line from Revlon is usually great, but this certain shade is a dud.
on 8/27/2015 7:51:00 AM
More reviews by Natnin
Hair: Brunette, Wavy, Medium
Made a trip to a CVS in LA just to get this (we don't have this shade in Australia). Disappointed. It swatches so beautifully on the web, IRL it's quite patchy and runs outside my lip lines.Revlon lipsticks are a real hit when they're a hit, middling when they aren't. This isn't horrible, its just not what I thought it would be. Might be better with a matching lip liner, and serious blotting and setting. I bought MAC Diva in the same US trip (we do have MAC in Aus, it's just extremely overpriced here), I think I will stick with that as my go-to dark lip colour.On the plus side, the swatch of Rum Raisin on this page looks really good, might have to check that out (:
on 7/29/2015 9:52:00 AM
More reviews by TaraJune
Skin: Combination, Fair-Medium, Not Sure
Hair: Blond, Wavy, Medium
Its... okay.I wanted a really vampy, dark, statement lipstick to wear for my birthday. As i knew i wasn't going to be wearing this sort of shade all the time i though't i'd go for a cheaper dupe shade of MAC.It was really hard to put on at first, for example if you go a little bit out of line you can tell drastically and because its so dark you have to be really careful you don't get it all over your face by having it on your hand or touching your lips. Plus it came off really easily, and once it started coming off it looked pretty gross. I wouldn't buy this again.
on 6/21/2015 11:49:00 AM
More reviews by Loveandcouturexo
Skin: Acne-prone, Fair, Neutral
Hair: Blond, Straight, Medium
Really disappointed in this lipstick. Normally I love the super lustrous lipsticks from Revlon (i.e. Primrose) but this one was a total dud. It is such a gorgeous color, a deep vampy wine color. However. This is one of the patchiest lipsticks I have ever come across. I found it was very uneven in application and you had to layer it quite a bit to get that deep vampy wine color. It was also very uncomfortable to wear on the lips. Thumbs down from me!
on 6/8/2015 10:31:00 AM
More reviews by katrinatankeh
Skin: Oily, Olive, Not Sure
Hair: Brown, Other, Other
I am a lipstick noob so take my review with a grain of salt.The Black Cherry 477 was the first lipstick I ever bought for myself, because before I tried this one out, I didn't really see the need for my thin lips to be tinted darkly. But I was persuaded by my friends to get one and by the saleslady at the department store to purchase this because it was on sale.I loved this very much at first. The sexy plum made me feel so attractive that I used it almost everyday. But what was most annoying about this lipstick was that, since it's cream-based, it latches onto your teeth very easily after you smile. By the middle of the day as well, the color nearer the inner parts of my lips have faded, and I look like I didn't know how to put lipstick on. So whenever I DID use this again, I make sure to blot and set a lower layer with powder.I use this over bright red lipsticks or when I just want to tint my lips because I'm into purple tones more than I am with strong pinks and scarlets. I'd definitely buy myself another tube when I run out!
on 5/14/2015 1:13:00 PM
More reviews by aenflex
Skin: Normal, Fair-Medium, Neutral
Hair: Brown, Wavy, Coarse
I've never found the perfect product. This includes lipsticks. IMO there a great products though, and this has been one for me. The shade is versatile when it comes to skin tones, I was introduced to this by a friend who was about as cool/pale as you could be, where I have a more gold/olive and neutral tone. It worked for us both. It's also versatile in the way that it can be worn sheerly as a stain or fully for a total opaque look. Although the color is very different depending on how thickly it is applied. The color lasts. In fact it stains the lips. One medium application lasts for me through eating and drinking and talking for about 3-4 hours. As a stain it lasts all day with maybe 1-2 reapplications. I did not find that it dries my lips out at all. I got this for less than six dollars at Walmart, a great deal. CONS: Unless you have a lot of time to spend being a perfectionist, a liner is probably a requirement. The product does not feather, per se, but it is such a drastic contrast between your skin and the shade that any places 'outside the lines' are very apparent. I've also found that for me a lip brush is needed as it does a better job than direct from tube or finger application. To me the product is far worth it for me and the cons are not a big deal.
on 5/6/2015 8:09:00 PM
More reviews by clairesque
Skin: Other, Other, Not Sure
Hair: Other, Other, Other
i love the color of this lipstick, but it is always so patchy. it takes forever to apply properly because it is both heavily pigmented and very dry. you might as well buy wet n wild "cherry bomb" instead because it is pretty much the same thing for half the price.
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