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MAC Colour Rocker Lipsticks in Blue Bang!, Darling Clementine, and Breathing Fire

I’m starting to get pulled back into the MAC fold. I fell out with them a few years ago because the SAs were mean and the quality was slipping into not-great territory for me. Their Colour Rocker lipsticks have redeemed … Continue reading

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NYX Lip Lingerie in Exotic

NYX’s new lip color, Lip Lingerie, is described as “luxurious liquid lipstick with a plush, matte finish.” After asking my friends for their favorite shades, I settled on Exotic. Exotic is described as “warm mahogany red.” It looks more pink … Continue reading

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Tom Ford Lips and Boys Lipstick in Nicholas

I was deeply curious about the Tom Ford lipsticks, and despite wincing (and possibly weeping at the price), I purchased one during the VIB sale. I chose a shade I knew I’d get a lot of use out of: Nicholas. … Continue reading

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Clinique Different Lipstick in A Different Grape

A Different Grape has been on my wish list for some time. I like anything grape (including the real thing!) and Clinique’s lipstick formula has always been gratifying for me. Imagine my delight when I discovered a healthy stash of … Continue reading

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Maybelline SuperStay 24 Hour Lipstick in Prune Plaisir

I’ve never taken French, so I had to Google what “prune plaisir” means. Ostensibly, it means “pleasure plum”. Huh. What an interesting name for a lip product. This only motivates me to learn French (finally) so I can translate without … Continue reading

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Review: Buxom Big & Sexy Bold Gel Lipstick in Ruby Temptress

I’m really excited about all the new, formula-improved lipsticks on the market. Buxom created a gel lipstick formula that I had to try during the spring sale. I liked a couple of their (now discontinued) Full Bodied lipsticks, so I … Continue reading

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NYX Epic Ink Lip Dye in Blazed

When I was at Bliss Beauty Supply picking up a contour brush for a friend, I noticed these new lip products from NYX. These are not your average liquid lipstick. They are inky lip dyes, formulated to be stains and … Continue reading

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L’Oreal Infallible Pro-Last Lipcolor in Raisin Revival 215

These new L’Oreal lipcolors sort of remind me of those Cover Girl Outlast lip colors that come with a balm intended to seal in the color. That is how the concept works. Let’s go check it out. It’s double ended … Continue reading

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Review: Charlotte Tilbury Matte Revolution Lipstick in Bond Girl

Let’s review today my very first Charlotte Tilbury lipstick! From the website: “Matte Revolution – the words on everyones lips! Create the illusion of fuller, wider lips with my Matte Revolution – for lips that look lit from within. It’s … Continue reading

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Nicka K True Matte Lipstick in Jazzberry Jam

If you grew up or lived for a lengthy period of time in a low-income neighborhood, certain beauty brands were known to you. One of these brands is Nicka K. When I was a teenager (and even after that), their … Continue reading

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