Saturday, 13 September 2014

Pretty In Pink with Medora Lipsticks -Review & Swatches



We can never go wrong with Pink when wearing pink lipstick , for some light pinks work amazingly and for others its the bright pink that makes them a head turner ! I am a sucker for pink lipsticks and whenever I get a trip to the market, I always end up with a pink lipstick despite the constant reminder to myself that I should start getting other colors now :D . Enough with the rant ,coming to today's review , Medora Of London has been all the rage in the Pakistani Blogosphere lately and I am a part of it so here is my share of these gorgeous pinks by Medora !


Medora lipsticks

Medora Lipsticks
(L-R) Soft Kiss, Sea Pearl & Rose Candy

My Experience:

Medora Of London is not new name for us who live in Pakistan for this brand has been here for our mums and grand mums . Back then the color range was very limited but now Medora has made a come back with a huge range of colors and textures ranging from Mattes to Glossy ones giving us the pleasure of trying out all the colors we want . 

During my last trip to the market I picked up 3 pinks from the Semi-Matte range and have been loving them all since then . The semi matte range comes in a Navy blue packaging with a silver strip ,nothing much fancy to go Ga-Ga about. The bullets are almost the same as printed on the box and have an amazng pigmentation, one swipe give you full coverage and you can build up further to your own desire .The lipstick glides on smoothly and I experienced no patchy application. The semi matte texture gives hydration to lips and gives a lovely finish . The staying power is super amazing ,for a lipstick eater like me it lasts a good 5-6 hours with constant chatting and munching around.The smell is something like a cross between baby powder and soap (if this makes sense). Its available all over Pakistan almost at every shop , be it a big fancy shopping mall or a small cosmetic shop . Only thing is the availability of colors that might be an issue.

There has been a debate about Medora Lippies having high lead content and turning lips dark , for that I can only say that most of the lipsticks have lead content in some amount but no mention on the packing about the ingredients just makes every one skeptical . For turning the lips dark , I would say proper removal and regular exfoliation can prevent that easily as I am using it for past one year and I havn't experienced any darkening of my lips .

Swatches:

(L-R) Soft Kiss, Sea Pearl , Rose Candy
  • Soft Kiss : A light Pink with blue under tones , layering up gives a lovely color, My go-to lipstick
  • Sea Pearl: Peachy pink , extremely pigmented 
  • Rose Candy : A bright Pink with orange undertones , perfect for a bright pout with a winged eye liner 


Thumbs Up for :

  • Super Affordable 
  • Extremely Pigmented 
  • Easily available
  • Vast range of colors and textures
  • Long staying power
  • keep lips hydrated 

Thumbs Down for:

  • Smell can be a bit turn off for some people
  • Finding desired shade might be a tiring task 
  • You think it turns your lips dark

Price & Availabilty:

Medora Lipsticks are available nationwide at all cosmetic shops with a price ranging from 90-120 PKR . You can also order online from saloni.pk

Rating:

This drug store gem deserves the highest ranking possible but for a few turn offs , I would rate it 4/5. 


P.s My cat loved the colors and wouldn't let me take pictures in peace , so I took a few pictures with her as well have a look :D







Have you tried any of Medora lipsticks yet ? What are your favourite colors ? Do let me know in the comments below !


Stay Blessed

Sherry K & the kitty model :D

xoxo

29 comments:

  1. Cutee! I love the last shot of your cat and the lipsticks! :) I must get Sea Pearl, looks like Mac Crosswires!

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    1. thank you ayesha so good to see you here ^_^ Yup I have read its a dupe of Mac Cross wires , since I don't own it , I didn't mention it in the post :)

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  2. I tried my mums when i was in 5th grade :P beautiful shades and love your review sherry :)

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    1. lol I guess every girl in Pakistan must have an encounter with medora when they were young :D Thanks hun <3

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  3. wow so nice colors and ist time saw a cat holding a lipstick lol cute <3 http://shizasblog.blogspot.com/

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    1. thanks Shiza ....she didn't want me to have it back :D

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  4. Love the colours!!and nice shots ....
    My recent post - http://anubhootikhanna.blogspot.in/2014/09/blog-post_14.html

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  5. Love the medora lippies and I am glad you did such a great review on them.
    annnd look at your cat.He is soooo cute ^_^ and tasteful ;)

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    1. hey Shehrzad nice to see you again <3 thanks for the compliments and you gotta see other 3 kitties they are super tasteful :D

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  7. lovely shades.. great review :)

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  8. Lovely shades. But I have my eyes on sea pearl now :)

    www.meemmakeup.blogspot.com

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    1. do try it Mariam...you are definilty going to love it <3

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  9. very pretty colors :)

    http://sbr-fashion-fashion.blogspot.com/

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  10. Medora have some excellent dupes for MAC!
    Would you mind checking out my links and possibly following?

    http://www.fatimasalim.com
    http://www.youtube.com/fatimasalimk

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    1. sure thing hun ...following you <3

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  11. medora lipstick have undoubtedly got awesome shades. loved your review...the colours are soo cool..
    kanwalikram'sblog

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    1. definitly worth the price Kanwal! Glad to have you on board xx

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  12. Need the shade Soft Kiss in my life!
    A nice review.. :)
    A cute cat. :D

    Ofmakeupandtravel.blogspot.com

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    1. haha Its such a pretty shade no doubt :)

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  13. Would you be able to post pictures whilst wearing the shades you swatches on your arm? Soft kiss and sea pearl both look stunning but would be interested to see if they look the same on

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    1. hello Dear ! You can check my instagram feed the Lip swatches are there xx

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