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Review | Revlon ColorStay Ultimate Suede Lipstick

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Sometimes something unexpected happens that turns a normal day into a great one. Like discovering there’s still one chocolate left in the box and it just happens to be your favorite kind. Or walking past your favorite shoe store’s shop window and realizing that they’re selling your dream shoes at half price. Or finding this in your mail box:

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A package with no less than eight (eeeeeeight!) new Revlon ColorStay Ultimate Suede Lipstick lipsticks. I’m telling you, this really made my day. Thank you, Revlon, for turning a very plain Friday morning into a super duper one! Revlon launched the ColorStay Ultimate Suede Lipstick in July and wants to meet the modern woman’s high demands with this new line of lipsticks. Because us modern ladies, we don’t just want our lipstick to look pretty. Oh no, we also want it to nourish our lips, to be easy to apply and to stay put for hours. High maintenance, what do you mean? ;-) I’ll reveal later if Revlon manages to meet all those expectations with the new ColorStay Ultimate Suede Lipstick, but first let’s have a closer look at the eight shades I received!

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Click to enlarge | from left to right: 070 Preview | 015 Runway | 097 Designer | 030 High Heels

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Click to enlarge | from left to right: 025 Socialite | 060 It Girl | 035 Backstage | 085 Trendsetter

How pretty are these colors and how awesome are their names? Revlon obviously found inspiration in the fashion world for the names of the new ColorStay Ultimate Suede Lipstick lipsticks. All shades are definitely very runway-worthy and have a fantastic pigmentation and finish. My personal favorites are It Girl and Socialite. I wonder what that says about me… ;-)

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Click to enlarge | from left to right: 070 Preview | 015 Runway | 097 Designer | 030 High Heels

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Click to enlarge | from left to right: 025 Socialite | 060 It Girl | 035 Backstage | 085 Trendsetter

So Revlon scores high marks with color, pigmentation and finish. But how about the other promises? Unfortunately the nourishing aspect that Revlon promised is not there. When I first apply these lipsticks they feel very creamy and they really glide on like butter, but after just 10 minutes my lips already feel dry again. I really need to add a little lip balm to keep my lips hydrated. So as far as texture and application goes the Revlon ColorStay Ultimate Suede Lipstick does fine, but in my opinion it is not nourishing or hydrating, especially not you compare it to the extremely moisturizing Revlon lip butters.

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030 High Heels

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097 Designer

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015 Runway

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070 Preview

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085 Trendsetter

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035 Backstage

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060 It Girl

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025 Socialite

And the longevity? No complaints there. I don’t think that there’s a lipstick out there that will look perfect around the clock, but the Revlon ColorStay Ultimate Suede Lipstick definitely has great longevity. The color stays put for a good few hours, and if you touch up a little after every meal you’ll be fine.

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030 High Heels

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097 Designer

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015 Runway

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070 Preview

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085 Trendsetter

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035 Backstage

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060 It Girl

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025 Socialite       

Bottom line? I definitely like the new Revlon ColorStay Ultimate Suede Lipstick. It did nothing for me as far as moisturizing goes, but I did like the texture and the longevity of it a lot. I am in love with how intense all eight colors are, and I think that the finish of each and every one of them is just gorgeous. And with so many shades to choose from, there is definitely a shade for everyone!

The Revlon ColorStay Ultimate Suede Lipstick lipsticks are 23,90 CHF and are available at Manor and other specializer retailers.

Have you tried the new Revlon ColorStay Ultimate Suede Lipstick yet? Which of these eight shades is your favorite?


  1. OMG now I need these! *__* My favs are High Heels Designer and Trendsetter =)

  2. WoW i love the colors !! I am sure gonna try the backstage one I really love it ! Nice blog xx

  3. Disigner lijkt me wel een mooi kleurtje!

  4. beautybandita

    July 14, 2013 at 9:26 am

    Nooit geprobeerd! Maar ‘Designer’ lijkt me echt super mooi!



  5. Great review! I personally like designer, backstage & trendsetter best :)

  6. wow! I have to try these….using at the moment YSL, but these might be better! Thank you for the review!

  7. de trendsetter en de sociolite staan je precies het mooist vind ik :d bedankt voor de uitgebreide review

  8. Persoonlijk vind ik de ‘Designer’ het mooist. Zo’n beetje koraalrood. I love coral ;-).

  9. Mme Sophistique

    July 14, 2013 at 10:38 am

    oh my, ik kan me voorstellen dat dit inderdaad je hele dag maakt :D superleuke kleurtjes! designer is mijn favoriet

  10. Definitely Run Away and It Girl!! *___*

  11. Wat een prachtkleuren allemaal! De 097 Designer vind ik echt een plaatje.

  12. Ik heb je vraag beantwoord op :)
    Mooie lipsticks, mijn favorieten zijn Designer en Trendsetter!

  13. Wat een goede & uitgebreide review. Ik vind designer het allermooiste!

  14. Goede review!! :-) Ik vind Designer het mooiste kleurtje!

  15. Beautiful! Vind vooral Designer echt een beauty!

  16. Designer looks gorgeous!

  17. beautybyhappiness

    July 14, 2013 at 1:51 pm

    Ik vind High Heels de mooiste!
    En de lipsticks hebben echt leuke namen :)

  18. Designer springt er voor mij wel uit !

  19. heel erg mooie kleuren!

  20. Zoiets krijgen zou mijn dag ook meteen beter maken ;)
    Designer vind ik een hele mooie kleur!

  21. Fijne review en mooie foto’s! Ik vind de kleuren echt pretty! Voor al 085 Trendsetter. :) Ik heb de lipsticks nog niet geprobeerd. Wil er wel graag een.

  22. OMG it girl. Staat zo mooi bij jou! :)

  23. Woah, I envy you and your mail box! ;D

  24. Wauw! Mooie kleuren!

  25. great products and pictures from you :)

  26. Ah Designer is gorgeous! Geweldige kleuren, wel jammer van de drookgheid maar de kleuren overtroeven zo!

  27. Super leuke site!! Love it x

  28. Thanks for your kind words on my last post!
    Super pretty and wearable colours!

    Have a fantastic day,

  29. Zien er erg goed uit en zitten ook zeker mooie kleuren tussen. Mijn favorieten van deze kleuren zijn Designer en Trendsetter.

  30. Socialite really is a great shade! So are the others, but this one really stands out :)! I was just eyeing those lipstick the other day, so this review comes in very handy for me :). Thanks! :)


  31. I am always curious to try them, I like the shades but as you wrote I have some doubts for the fact they arent nourishing! Though very lasting!:) Nice review! Happy Sunday! xo

  32. All of them look very nice but my fave is 035 Backstage. I love your pictures and your reviews ♥

  33. Mooie kleurtjes! Vooral designer en trendsetter vind ik wel leuk :)

  34. Je remarque que tu aimes beaucoup les rouges à lèvres ! Ils sont magnifiques encore une fois !

  35. Wow…. killer lips!!!!!
    Amazing palette!!!!!

  36. Ze zijn mooi zeg! En mooie lippen heb je, :)

  37. I have socialite!!! Wow, what a cool thing to get in your mailbox!!! I love the way these look on your lips, but I found them really uncomfortable to wear, sadly. Very dry!

  38. Lipstick brightens every girl’s day! You wear all of these beautifully! I haven’t really seen a lot of coverage on these yet and I’m not even sure I’ve seen them in stores.


  40. I really like 015 Runway | 097 Designer

  41. You’re so lucky! These look amazing!

  42. Aaaah, ze zijn echt geweldig! Backstage is mijn favoriet, een donkere kleur die best draagbaar is voor overdag. Ik houd ook van de lange houdbaarheid. Echt heel verrassend was dat. :D

  43. So many great shades, I can´t even decide which one I like best! But 035 Backstage looks pretty cool ;) This definitely reminds me that I want a new lipstick :D

  44. These look marvellous! SO JEL! My lips are pretty dark, doubt these would show up on my lips. *wails*


  45. Wat een mooie kleurtjes! Mooie lipswatches ook!

  46. Goede uitgebreide review, ze zien er top uit! Mooie kleuren!

  47. I love this one – your lips are amazing! Sorry for writing back that late – I had lots of stuff to do :( This weekend I‘ve been on a really impressive Fashion Show that kind of had a deep impact on me. I would love if you checked it out! Lots of Love, Kyra!

  48. Ontzettend mooi! En wat is je geheim voor die mooie foto’s hihi?

  49. I love Socialite! I think I will pick it up next time I’m at the drugstore! :)


  50. I have this in Muse, a bright berry color, and agree completely with your review! They feel so velvety and creamy going on, but definitely leave the lips needing hydration after awhile. I love the pigment, though, and the packaging is cute b/c you can actually SEE the color. Love that! Great review and swatches!

  51. mooie foto’s, Designer vindt ik heel mooi

  52. Wow, prachtige kleuren!

  53. These are gorgeous! Runway is my kind of color, I love it!

  54. High Heels looks SO Gorgeous! Awesome that they all came together like that, I hope we get that here soon!

  55. Woooaahh !! Smoking Hot Lip Swatches Darling !! charming shades .. I’m getting few of them home pretty soon ;)

  56. Oh my gosh thank you SOOOOOO much for this review. The colors are AMAZING. I always wear lip balm so I wonder if maybe I would like the texture? I love Revlon as they won my heart with their just bitten lip stain balms and I can’t wait to pick up the one I sampled and one or two others and review them. This is an awesome post.

  57. swissmakeupblog

    July 15, 2013 at 7:45 am

    Wow, they look awesome. The Colors are divine. Need to have Designer and Runway.
    what a pity revlon keeps ignoring me since ever. :-)

  58. Waauw, ben er al langer benieuwd naar, ziet er heel mooi uit!

  59. Ik ga voor de ‘designer’! XO

  60. omg’sh! what beautiful colors. i love the “designer” one especially. gotta pick these up. thanks.

  61. I love revlon for lipstick (& nail polish too)… I adore what you wrote about a normal day becoming a great day; that is usually because of something exciting arriving in the mail.

  62. swissmakeupblog

    July 15, 2013 at 10:56 am

    i sent you a mail! :-)

  63. Mooie kleuren zeg! Leuk!

  64. Thank you for the honest review , love the colours . Kinda bummed about the nourishing part.

  65. Ze zijn práchtig! Kan me voorstellen dat zoiets je dag goed maakt :D

  66. OMGGGG!! so many gorgeous colors!! they look AMAZING on your lips too so pretty!! want EVER color now hahaha!!

  67. Oh I think I need Runway in my life!

  68. There are some really great colours!

    And thank you so much for your lovely comment!

  69. The colours are lovely. I especially like 025 socialite.

  70. Wauw, wat een prachtige kleurtjes!
    Alles staat je gewoon heel erg mooi!
    Ik vind High Heels erg mooi!


  71. Great colors! I love the second too much!

  72. everything looks very pretty on your lips :)
    I love the names of the shades too

  73. I’ve been really wanting to try these and now I just might! Great review :)

  74. I have this in Socialite, and my opinion on the product is pretty much the same. Runway looks really pretty on you though. I didn’t notice this in store, but I love how it looks!

  75. Jackie Harrison

    July 15, 2013 at 4:03 pm

    Great job on the pist kike alk lipstick selection. Thank you for visiting me on my blog and nice comment.

  76. Ik vind ze allemaal eigenlijk geweldig! De kleuren.. ik wil ze ook!

  77. Hey Melissa, my favorite probably has to be Designer! Too bad these aren’t moisturizing. Glad to hear they at least last well though!

  78. Dankjewel voor je lieve reactie!
    Ik vind de roze tintjes allemaal erg mooi, kan eigenlijk niet kiezen welke ik het leukst vindt!

  79. I tried them also in UK, but didn’t like the texture… But the colours are fabulous :-)

  80. Die wil ik allemaal!

  81. Haha, I agree about walking and seeing your dream shoes! And also about having a nourishing and long lasting lipstick! Well, I like Revlon, but I didn’t try these ones – but I see the colors are beautiful! In fact, I kind of found a lipstick by a no brand company, that nourishes and stays for at least 6 hours…. but I always like to find new ones! When back to the UK I will certainly look for these ones!

  82. Eén voor één prachtige kleurtjes!

  83. You lucky duck! I love the trendsetter color. They’re SUPER pigmented, huh? I might have to go find these.

    xo Ashley

  84. The “designer” and “it-girl” are my favorite ones from the collection :) x

  85. Ze zijn erg mooi :D x

  86. Wauw, wat een mooie kleuren! Ik vind ‘It girl’ heel mooi :)

  87. Very good colors. Love trendsetter, designer and runway :)

    Heel in Mint

  88. I love the staying power of lipsticks like this but usually throw in the towel because they are so darn drying. Great review- more apt to give them a try now.

  89. Wow sweetie really beautiful colors.
    Revlon always has beautiful lipsticks!
    I love it High Heels!

  90. I absolutely love the first and 5th lipstick, they look amazing!

  91. Lucky you! Fabolous colours

  92. Socialite is so so pretty!

  93. Zo’n heel pakketje, it’s like Christmas! Maar dan in de zomer! :3 Do want.

  94. Ooh Revlon makes my favorite matte lipsticks. That’s an awesome little package.

  95. oh,you are so lucky!!! I never bought any revlon lipstick but thanks to you I will surely get one next payday…just have to figure out which color I’m going to get, they all look so pretty.

  96. All colors look amazing on you.. and I think my favorite for now is “Backstage”! You enjoy them !

  97. great lips!
    I do have a Revlon lipstick and it’s great!

    Verena from Who is Mocca?

  98. Hi! I got the one in Runway shade, but it does not look like that on my lips. :( Do you have any special techniques on lipstick application? :) From the photos, it looks like you got rid of the shimmers. My lips don’t look good after some time, it looks dry but the glitters are still there. :(

    • I always apply my lipstick once, then dab it with a paper tissue, reapply it, and dab again. That way you tend to get more color with less product on your lips. Maybe you could try that?

  99. 097 Designer and 085 Trendsetter are my favorite shades :D

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