Saturday, January 26, 2013

What I wore last week- the lips

Last weeks lips

Top row: (L) Estee Lauder Pure Colour lipstick in Candy, (R) Revlon Lip Butter in Peach Parfait

Middle row: (L) Illamasqua lipstick in Drench, (R) Per-fekt Lip Perfection Gel in Hollywood

Bottom row: (L) Mac Amplified lipstick in Cosmo (R) Stila Lip Glaze in Jolly

Highlights and lowlights

NB, none of these shades are limited edition and can still all be bought today!

I reviewed Estee Lauder Candy here and said I hated it-but guess what-it's really grown on me!!  Also I love the sleek gold packaging.

I love the colour of the Illamasqua lipstick in Drench but I hate the formula!  It's very drying and I couldn't get it to go on evenly at all.  I think this may be relegated to the back of the drawer for some time.

Finally, I tried the Per-fekt Lip Perfection Gel for the first time yesterday and I was so shocked at the result.  I had expected this to be a kind of coloured, glossy lip balm-it has moisturising and priming properties but it is SO pigmented.  I loved the colour which was a blue based red (great for making teeth look whiter) but I had to apply it with a brush so that I got a perfect application.  It sinks into the lips like a balm and feels dry (not drying) on the lips so isn't like a gloss.  It's a very unique formula that I haven't come across before.  I also own Paramount which is a pale pink and far less pigmented.


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