October 22, 2012 | 4 comments so far - join the discussion!
When it comes to the perfect bright, but baby pink lips, I think I’ve dug deeper than the ocean by the perfect pout. I used to be an insane “it’s all about nude lipstick” girl, until I dyed my hair darker of course.. and realised nude lipsticks only make me look like Snooki (hell no).
For me.. the perfect lipstick means that it has to be moisturising, long-lasting (cause I tend to grab food off any table top to “taste”) and pigmented. I dislike sheer lipsticks because it means you need to apply several layers which defeats the whole purpose of “long-lasting” because the thicker the layer, the easier it is to wear off. #doesthatmakesense?
I believe I’ve talked about all of these favourites at some point, but here they are swatched on my lips.
In the first #selfie photo, I’m wearing my favourite at the moment, Revlon’s Lip Butter in Cupcake. I bought it when I went down to Melbourne in April but for some reason never touched it until last month. Now I am obsessed. It is the easiest lipstick to apply because of it’s creaminess and it also doubles up as a lip balm!! Really convenient – especially for the office girls. It retails for about $21.95 (I think), so it’s not too bad, but some of the alternatives below are cheaper.
My second favourite is MAC’s lipstick in Lady Gaga. I know this lipstick can be hard to buy because it’s so popular but it’s one of the first lipsticks I’ve ever finished! It’s a little drying, but then again I’m not the biggest fan of the formula of any of the MAC lipsticks. This lipstick retails for $35 which I think is quite pricey, but if you can order it internationally, it’s definitely worth it! The pigmentation is immaculate and it can even be applied over a lip gloss or balm to further enhance the pink!
I remember purchasing this lipstick when I watched one of Hollyannarae’s favourite videos. I was desperate to find it but could never find it.. until I took a trip to the U.S and stocked up on it. I like this lipstick and it definitely belongs in one of my top favourites but I don’t think it’s any near as much as I like the other three mentioned in this post. Reason being is because the colour payment is not as “bright” or as “appealing” as the rest. Infact, it looks rather.. dull. But, it is definitely one of my favourites compared to many other pink lipsticks I’ve tried and for the price, you really can’t beat it. I think it was less than US$5!
This is the lipstick I bring out to most of my clubbing events because it stays on.. like.. #ITSTAYSON. I can’t emphasize that enough!!! Not your typical lipstick, infact NYX call it a “lip cream”. It is exactly what it claims to be. A matte lip cream which comes conveniently in a tube like a lipstick and you paint onto your lips. I’ve recommended this lippie to several friends and they all fell in love with it!! The only down side is that because it is a matte texture, it can be extremely drying. It’s also unavailable in Australia, but you can purchase on Ebay for less than $10!
In many of my youtube vlogs, I’m always asked what pink lipstick I’m wearing.. well, typically, it’d be either one of the above! If not, it’s listed in the description box!!
Tomorrow, I’m back with another tutorial. This time, it will be featuring a kpop star which I think most of you will like!!!
I’m so excited to share it! So visit again tomorrow!!!