Size: 0.14 oz
I have to admit I’m not a big fan of lipstick, I never found it moisturizing on my lips compared to lipgloss. I am a huge LOVER of lipgloss, especially neutral and muted pinkish mauve shades so when I got this bright hot pink number called Bambolina from Tractenberg & Company it scared me. It was definitely eye catching. At first glance it was super bright so needless to say I was a bit hesitant to try it so I kept putting it off on the review. Today I finally took it out for a spin and it was a big sigh of relief, the color was flattering once I put it on! This line of lipstick is made from Argan oil and Vitamin E so it’s moisturizing as well as colorful.
The lipstick feels incredibly lightweight on my lips without drying out my lips. It’s somewhere between matte and shine…with a tinge of shine. I definitely like shine on my lips.
The lipstick went on smoothly and evenly. If you’re looking for a lightweight lipstick that has a great amount of coverage and color. I would love to try out the other colors in this line of lipstick. The packaging is simply to die for. It’s got a pretty mauve pink colored mirrored case. The case feels great to the touch. It is definitely much higher end than most packaging other lipsticks are in. This ain’t your drugstore type of lipstick. The lipstick case is sleek, LOVE IT! I wish all lipsticks were packaged as pretty as Josie’s. Girl knows how to really package her products well! You can tell she put a lot of care and effort in the product and in it’s design.
I am truly a huge fan of Josie Maran’s line. Their motto is Luxury with a Conscience. Many lines in the luxury category often lack in the conscience part. They use toxins and/or utilize animal testing. I love how Josie Maran’s products take the environment into consideration.
Josie Maran’s products can be found at Sephora and JosieMaran.com. Lipsticks retails for $20.
This review contains a sample product sent for consideration by PR. This review have my honest opinions and have not been influenced by the company in anyway. This is not a paid review!
According to the company’s website: It’s a long lasting ultra rich lipstick infused with Argan Oil to condition your lips for hours on end. Josie Maran’s lipsticks are formulated to rehydrate, plump, and smooth the lips. These hydrating, full bodied lipsticks have a medium to full coverage, with a beautiful semi-gloss finish. This oil is rich in Vitamin E & Essential Fatty Acids which have anti aging properties. This organic ingredient is known to help and prevent dehydration, inflammation, hyper pigmentation and sebum production. It is your answer to healthy, youthful, radiant, clear skin and hair…naturally.
What it is formulated WITHOUT:
- Synthetic Fragrance
- TriclosanHere’s the background info on Argan Oil:
Argan Oil is produced from the Argan Tree in the semi deserts of Morocco. This oil is rich in Vitamin E & Essential Fatty Acids which have anti aging properties. This organic ingredient is known to help and prevent dehydration, inflammation, hyper pigmentation and sebum production. It is your answer to healthy, youthful, radiant, clear skin and hair…naturally.Forgive me for the photos I took, I didn’t have a chance to do up my face just put on a Boscia moisturizer and the Josie Maran lipstick. Personally with that Bambolina color, I would suggest you pair it up with a more dramatic smoky eye to offset the pink lips. What do you think? Overall Grade: A
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