Product Review: Lakme 9 to 5 Lipstick (Scarlet Drill)

Hello Team Cravers!

Today I am going to review one of my favourite lipstick for the season. I am sure most of you have heard and tried the Lakme 9 to 5 lipstick range. And for those of you who haven't, I highly recommend you girls to atleast try this shade that i am reviewing today. Trust me, I won't disappoint
you with this one!

On my recent visit to the market, I was searching for a shade of lipstick thats not too bright and neither too dull! I wanted something different from the regular pinks, reds and browns. So I came across this shade called Scarlet Drill from Lakme. 

CLAIMS : "Lakme nine to five brings you a range of 40 shades that sit on your lips all day long .Enriched with vitamin E; it conditions your lips and softens them with wheat germ oil. So perk those soft smooth lips with a touch of matte."

I want to take a minute here and talk about the packaging! I am one of those who gets sold to a lipstick if it comes in a pretty packaging. I mean imagine how pretty those look on your dressing table. These lipsticks come in rose gold packaging( yes! I knew I wanted one of these the minute I saw them). They look super elegant and chic! And if you girls also like nice packaging then you know how hard it is to find nice packaging lipsticks in the drugstore range. 

Well I think the name of the lipstick is slightly deceiving, as when someone says Scarlet Drill, I think of a bright red shade. But this shade is like mixture of red with a strong undertone of brown. Its more like a brick shade. So it was perfect for my liking as I dint want a bold lip for this season. 

The texture of the lipstick is really soft and it perfectly glides on the lips. And to my surprise, the lipstick being matte is not at all drying, it provides a perfect moisture to your lips without making it feel very heavy on the lips! It does stay on for atleast 5-6 hours and after that it starts to fade away but leaves a tint of shade on your lips so you are not in an embarrassing position(no need for immediate touch ups)! The lipstick cleared my transferability test so you can drink your coffee or have your dinner without leaving any marks behind. 

Price: 450/-

Go ahead and grab yours for a perfect dinner date!  



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