This lipstick is an absolute MUST!
I’m not a lipstick wearing kind of gal because my lips chap so easily even when I drink a lot of water, but lately I’ve been exfoliating them with my little derma-brush and applying my favorite lip balm before bed. I wake up with baby soft lips which I find is a must with matte lipstick because of course any little imperfection will be magnified when you apply matte lipstick on top of it. They stayed all day with only one application, but weren’t so hard to get off I was worried about wearing them the next day. A little makeup remover took it off immediately, but eating and drinking didn’t make a mark on needing to re-apply.
I bought these 5 shades at Target and have tried out 3 of them, while Blaire has tried out the other 2 for me. I’ll review my thoughts on the 3 that I have tried.
The first shade I applied was big and bold and BRIGHT! I used the brightest red on the shelf #20 “Pioneer”. As you can tell, I loved it and had a little too much fun. I was a little worried putting red on as it can either make your teeth look really nice and white, or it can make your teeth look yellow and gross. I was pleasantly surprised that this shade has the perfect blend of blue undertones that it made my teeth stand out and feel white (I didn’t edit my teeth in these pictures either). I put it on in the evening right before pictures and was able to eat dinner and drink without it coming off on my glass and I wouldn’t have needed to reapply. Needless to say, it made me feel bold and beautiful and I can’t wait to wear it again!
The Second one I tried was the shade “Poet” #60 and it was perfect! It is the middle shade in the nude colors I got. The pictures don’t really do it justice but it is a soft pinkish nude that doesn’t blend into my skin too much, but isn’t too bold that I’m worried about people constantly staring at my mouth. This is an awesome daytime to nighttime lipstick that you can wear without needing to change the color. You also will only need one application. Blaire is wearing the shade #10 “Dreamer” and it is a pink with lilac undertones. I can’t wait to try it on my skin tone to see how it looks but she got compliments from 4 people when we went to dinner! She woke up the next morning and most of it was still in tack after dinner, drinking, and sleeping.
The Shade I tried out today was #65 “Seductress” and man, lemme tell ya! I felt sexy yo! (giggles) But in all reality, it did make me feel some sort of way. It is the darkest of the nude colors I got, and I was a little worried it would end up being too dark, but I think I could honestly go a couple shades darker because this one wasn’t too bad! I’d rate it a 10 out of 10 because it is midnight and it still looks like I just applied it, even though I applied it over 12 hours ago and have had plenty to eat and drink (And Lots and lots of KISSES!) I can confidently wear it and feel good about myself.
As I try the other two shades, I will do an update, because I do want to try them out but just haven’t had the chance as of yet. As I said, Blaire has worn the other two shades, Dreamer and Loyalist, and they looked great on her skin tone, so I hope that they will work great for me as well!