Tag: matte red lipstick

February 2018 Beauty Favourites

February Favourites when it is the end of March…It is better late than never, right?

I am still using/loving all the products which I have featured in my January favourites  but there are a few other products which I have added to my routine.

Max Factor Glossfinity Nail Polish in 85 Cerise (review and swatch)

I am having a break from my gel manicures so I am re-discovering the joys of changing the nail colours every few days, and of course Cerise from Max Factor made an appearance. I am on my third bottle, and I am obsessed with this bright fiery red which looks opaque with only one coat.

Charlotte Tilbury Matte Revolution Lipstick in  Red Carpet Red (Cult Beauty and Net A Porter.)

Great formula which can be worn as an opaque true matte (ruby) red, or as a stain by gently tapping it in with the fingers. This may sound like such a cliche but I feel so glamourous  and confident whenever I am wearing it, the lipstick for dates. The formula is also nice, I do not find it to be drying.

Charlotte Tilbury Instant Eye Palette  (Cult Beauty and Net A Porter.)

Bourjois Rouge Edition Velvet Lipstick in 01 Personne Ne Rouge Review and Lip Swatches

My favourite red lipstick  at the moment? Bourjois  Rouge Edition Velvet Lipstick in 01 Personne Ne Rouge.

Bourjois velver Rouge Lipstick in personne ne rouge review and lip swatches

Why?

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 even