Mii Cosmetics Passion Matte Lover Lipstick Review | Beauty

About Mii Cosmetics
“Mii’s creation has been inspired by the wants and wishes of beauty spa and salon devotees, as well as a team of makeup artist and skincare experts. Mii is makeup that is all about you.
Combining the finest ingredients, unrivalled expertise and effortless application, Mii offers something for everyone. The skin loving formulas include five different foundations, a 100% pure mineral line and an enticing selection of wearable shades for eyes, lips, cheeks and complexion; all complemented by sixteen tailor-made brushes, each created to bring you the most from your Mii makeup.
With Mii, makeup is easy to choose, easy to use and easy to understand; for the confidence to create a look that is uniquely, completely, unmistakably you. So when you look in the mirror, you can say…That’s Mii.”

What did I receive?
Mii Cosmetics and Poise Brands was kind enough to send me a lipstick from their newest collection- Get Some Mattitude. The collection features 4 Matte lipsticks and 4 matching Matte lipliners.

Claims:
Moreishly matt yet weightless to wear, our longlasting lipsticks smooths on for a suede-soft finish. So richly pigmented, just one sweep defines your look for bold beauty. Mixed with an enriching blend of oils and waxes, it glides onto your lips for long lasting colour.”

Price and Purchase:
The lipsticks retail for R315 each while the lipliners retail for R200 each. They can be purchased from Poise Brands (details will be listed below).

Packaging:
The lipstick comes packaged in a gorgeous black tube. The name of the company is engraved in pink on the tube, while the colour is printed at the bottom of the tube. 

My thoughts:
Before I even tell you my opinions about the lipstick, I’d like to mention that I do find it extremely expensive. Being a relatively new brand, one would not expect a lipstick to cost that much. Mac lipsticks retail for R230- almost R100 cheaper- and they’re a worldwide established company. While I do definitely understand that the product is designed by a great team, I still find it a slight bit too overpriced.

Now, onto the actual lipstick. I received the shade Adoration, a cherry-plum shade perfect for winter and autumn months.
The lipstick is highly pigmented and just one swipe definitely does deliver a ton of colour. The finish is matt, just as it claims to be.
The lipstick is long-lasting and can lastba good few hours without having to re-apply. However, because it is a darker shade, you have to take care to re-apply to the center of your lips after eating to prevent looking silly.
The shades in the collection, although very beautiful, are quite limited. There’s only one nude shade, one plum shade, one red shade and one aubergine shade. There aren’t any brown or mauve toned shades, which I really would’ve loved to see in the collection.

Overall, the lipstick is beautiful and definitely does live up to its claims. However, the price range and colour options are slightly problematic.

Poise Brands:
Stockist information: Poise Brands is the exclusive distributor of Mii Cosmetics in South Africa. For more information, a stockist near you or to order directly from Poise Brands, please visit http://www.poisebrands.co.za or contact Poise Brands on +27 11 033 0500.

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All my love, Raeesa

*The products mentioned above were sent to me. All opinions expressed are my own and 100% honest. 

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