Milani Color Statement Lipstick in Uptown Mauve

Purple….you have won my heart.

And that is why I am the proud owner of Uptown Mauve.

It’s actually not as mauve as one would think it is. It’s a plum-berry with strong purple tones.

In sunlight:



In natural light:






On my lips it’s a gorgeous berry creme with no shimmer. I get maybe 4-5 hours of wear time without having to reapply. There’s no unpleasant or overbearing smell, and the product feels creamy on my lips.

I think this would work best on medium and darker skintones.


About themakeuptrain

Beauty/product junkie hiding behind the title of certified makeup artist (that's the excuse I use for my makeup addiction). I am a human pet to two cats, a full time college student majoring in Cultural Anthropology and an organic food enthusiast (read: organic food freak) who cooks, bakes, and has not burned down the kitchen (I'm waiting for it). New York has put up with all of this thus far, so here is where I reside. I can be reached for comments, questions, complaints, and incoherent babbling at:
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8 Responses to Milani Color Statement Lipstick in Uptown Mauve

  1. sylirael says:

    Pretty! πŸ˜€ I’m not sure where they got ‘mauve’ from, though… Still, the mysteries of lipstick naming are best left unexamined sometimes πŸ˜‰

  2. Mauve? How is that mauve? It’s so berry! And what a gorgeous shade of berry!

  3. Indeed! Totally misnamed. Lovely shade though.

  4. So pretty! Definitely not a mauve, but this definitely looks like a color I need to add to my collection. πŸ™‚

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