My favourite red lipstick at the moment? Bourjois Rouge Edition Velvet Lipstick in 01 Personne Ne Rouge.
It has a pretty cool design, and the applicator makes it easy to use the product and, I find, that is goes on smoothly and evenly.
The formula is great. It feels light and non-greasy on the lips. You can apply one layer for a lightly-stained effect or several – for an intense colour pay-off. It takes some time to set but when it is set – it has that nice matte finish which is not flat of lifeless, like some matte.
I also like the fact that evenRead More
I am loving the lipsticks that come in a form of a lip pencil, as they are easy to apply and you don’t need any extra liners or brushes for that. The other day I’ve picked up Maybelline’s ColorDrama Intense Velvet Lip Pencil.
They had so many beautiful colours but 310 Berry Much is the one that stood out for me, this is a very “me” shade. I was actually shopping with a friend who bought the nude one.
I think this is a fantastic product for the price. The pigmentation is excellent, the colour pay-off is amazing, the colour is gorgeous.
As for the finish, it is just spot-on! It is not a flat matte but, at the same time, not a sheer glossy shade. I’d describe it asRead More
I have already reviewed several shades of Max Factor Colour Elixir Lipsticks in the past and you can see the feature here, and this is the latest addition to the range. Meet 725 Simply Nude – smoky eyes best friend.
The lipstick comes in a gold packaging with a colour matching panel on the bottom.
It is a moisturizing and a fool-proof lipstick formula that glides on easily and smoothly. Colour Elixir contains shea, avocado, aloe butters, and anti-oxidant white tea so it feels comfortable and non-drying on the lips.
It is really low-maintenance. I think you could apply it even without mirror, and since it has that “glossy” lightweight texture and finish, it looks good, as it wears off. And this kind of nude would look nice on a lot of skin tones, asRead More
Recently several girlfriends asked me about wearable/”beginners” red. So I thought I’d write about it here, as some of you may be interested in this topic, too.
Althought I personally love matte full-on red, I perfectly understand that not everyone is ready for it. This is why sheer formulas may be a good option to begin with.
I have chosen three that I love. And these all are high-end. Why? Well, if you buy a “cheap” red, you will always find an excuse not to wear it. But if you invest in a luxury lipstick – you’d have to. And, let’s face it, who doesn’t love beautiful things?
Clarins Instant Light Lip Balm Perfector 05 Red (review and swatches)
This is theRead More
These are basically rich and creamy balms that moisturize the lips and give a beautiful tint. I’d say that they give more colour than the original lip perfectors.
I personally really love the packaging and the design. You can definitely tell that it’s a high-end lip balm.
I was sent the shades:
01 Rose, It is the same shade as the first original Lip Perfector that I’ve bought several years ago. A pretty every day pink. You can never go wrong with it.
03 My Pink which is just like Clarins Lip Balm Crayon reacts with theRead More