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Maybelline New York

Superstay Eraser Lip Color Remover

0.10 fl. oz. for $ 7.99
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Superstay Eraser Lip Color Remover is intended to remove budge-proof, long-wearing lip color. While it does indeed aid in that process, this works similar to using a lip balm to remove your lipstick so there's no unique advantage to buying this.

In fact, you could use this as a lip balm if you wanted to. It comes in normal twist-up packaging, and is formulated with the same types of ingredients. Note: This contains fragrance from a flower wax, which is not the worse form of fragrant ingredient and it is in minute concentration, unlikely to be a problem.

If you do use Superstay Eraser Lip Color Remover, let it sit over your lip color for a minute to help break down the formula, then wipe away.

All things considered, this isn't a bad product, but there's just isn't anything special about it.

Pros:
  • Helps remove long-wear lip color.
Cons:
  • Superfluous if you already own a good lip balm, which works just as well.
Jar Packaging: No
Tested on animals: Yes
SuperStay Eraser Lip Color Remover easily removes lipstick and lip gloss within a few wipes.
Ethylhexyl Palmitate, Octyldodecanol, Cera Alba / Beeswax / Cire Dabeille, Petrolatum, Polyethylene, Silica, Butyrospermum Parkii Butter / Shea Butter, Jojoba Esters, Helianthus Annuus Seed Cera / Sunflower Seed Wax, Acacia Decurrens Flower Cera / Acacia Decurrens Flower Wax, Polyglycerin-3, Citric Acid

Maybelline New York At-A-Glance

Strengths: At least one excellent product (if not several) in almost every category; many excellent foundations; superior mascaras; inexpensive makeup brushes; some terrific concealers, powders, blush, and lip color options.

Weaknesses: Lips balms tend to be a letdown; a few of the Great Lash mascaras are surprisingly average compared to other Maybelline formulas.

Maybelline is one of the best-known and most recognized mass-market makeup lines in the worldit's available in 90 countries. Throughout its long history, which began in 1915 when T. L. Wilson founded the company and named it after his sister, Mabel, and Vaseline (which he combined with coal dust to concoct a mascara for her), the company has prided itself on bringing innovative products to the marketplace. L'Oreal purchased the company in early 1996, and that's when things really started coming together for the Maybelline brand.

Specializing in a large selection of lipsticks, nail polishes, and mascaras, there is a lot to love from this drugstore brand. Many of their foundations are exceptional, and their powders, several mascaras, pencils, matte-finish concealers, and Superstay Lipcolor collection impressed us by offering a high degree of quality for their inexpensive price point.

Maybelline's latest urban image is a positive step, as many of their latest launches have been innovative without resorting to "been-there, done-that" gimmicks. Smart shoppers will note the similarities of a few of Maybellines formulas to products from high-end brands that are also owned by parent company LOreal. That just goes to show conscientious shopping can really save you moneywithout sacrificing quality or performance.

For more information about Maybelline New York, call (800) 944-0730 or visit their interactive Web site at www.maybelline.com.

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