Maybelline LIP POLISH in shade GLAM 12 Review

Maybelline LIP POLISH in shade GLAM 12 Review

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It’s a Liquid color balm by Color Sensational.


  • Potent Color Extracts: Pure saturated color pigments that provide deep intense color like a lipstick.
  • Concentrated Liquid Balm: Moisturizing Liquid Conditioning Balm gets the lips ready for Intensely Rich color. Gives a soft Cushiony feel & care to the lips.
  • Glossy Shine Serum: Built-in glossy top-coat, that makes lips look fuller & more luscious.

Specially designed Leaf-shaped applicator which makes application quick & precise.

Maybelline Lip Polish
Maybelline Lip Polish

Price: 450 INR for 5 ml

My take on the Maybelline lip polish Glam-12:

Here is one of the latest releases by Maybelline that hit the market and became an instant hit among many gloss lovers out there. Though I was not much excited seeing few of the shades released, still I am quite happy with one of the pigmented color out of the 15 shade options available. And here is Glam -12 for you all.

Maybelline Lip Polish
Maybelline Lip Polish

Shade: Though the shade appeared more of a pinkish red when I swatched it on my hand at the counter, on the lips it converts into more of a deep red with orange undertones. The color attracted me as it is surely going to suit all skin tones equally well. I found some shades too pale for the Indian skin tone and few seemed more of nude sorts but this color seemed just right in terms of color and pigmentation.

Maybelline Lip Polish
Maybelline Lip Polish

Texture: The lip polish is more of a liquid lip color so the texture is thicker and more pigmented than a regular gloss. It seems a bit sticky in feel but that justifies the good staying power of the gloss. The lip polish gives a great shine along with a lovely color and hides the lip pigmentation in 2 swipes.  The color doesn’t bleed and fades away evenly.

Maybelline Lip Polish
Maybelline Lip Polish

Staying power: The lip polish stays on for 4 hours easily with a meal in between. Quite an intense color stays on the lips even after a meal which eliminates the need of a re-application.

Packaging: I really love the idea of lipstick styled tube housed inside the transparent and sturdy short rectangular plastic case. The applicator is leaf shaped, again quite unique which makes the application quite precise and easy.

Maybelline Lip Polish
Maybelline Lip Polish


  • Beautiful orange red color
  • Pigmented
  • Comes in a beautiful packaging.
  • Good staying power.
  • Color doesn’t bleed
  • Fades away evenly
  • Moisturizing
  • Survives a meal to a good extent.


  • Slightly sticky in nature.
  • Transfers
Maybelline Lip Polish
Maybelline Lip Polish

Ratings: 4.25/5

Final Verdict: The lip polish is a good option for many gloss lovers out there who need a well pigmented and decent staying power. The price and the cute packaging are an added plus J.




Who is Preetha

Preetha is an engineer turned beauty blogger from India. She loves trying out new beauty products and makeup looks. She is a mother of a one year old baby girl and loves photography, cooking and makeup of course.


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