Tag Archives: lipstick

Stay Fly not Cracked: A Guide to Applying Liquid Lipsticks

I know everyone and their mother is obsessed with liquid lipsticks. I mean who wouldn’t? The name itself is completely revolutionary: liquid lipstick. But for far too long, we have all witnessed the hot mess that happens when one underestimates the drying effect of most liquid lipsticks. This usually ends up leaving its wearer with a severely cracked lips and weird dried up chunky pieces in the center of their lips. And forget when they smile. Cheee[craaaccckkk]eeessee! Let’s fix this in 3 steps: Add vaseline to your…

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How To Wear A Purple Lip

“DAYUM MIGE, YO LIPS ARE POPPIN!” Said everyone that has ever seen me wearing this lip combo. Forget the classic red lip, the bold purple lip is now in session. I’ll admit that I’ve been more attracted to purple lip colors than I have been with red lip colors. There’s something about a deep purple lip that basically sets my face for severe #slayage. In order to wear a bold purple lip, you’ll need two things: a dark purple lip liner and a purple lipstick. I have…

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Colourpop Neutral Liquid Lipsticks: Swatches & Review

The first Colourpop liquid lipsticks I got were Limbo and Kapow. I loved one and I absolutely hated the other. After they released their Ultra Satin Lipsticks, I had to try out Too Lips. Now, I have five: three liquid lipsticks and two satin lipsticks. Here we go! From right to left: Mess Around (satin lipstick) Kapow (matte liquid lipstick) Limbo (matte liquid lipstick) Too Lips (satin lipstick) Tulle (matte liquid lipstick) Starting off with my natural lips (lol I even skipped the vaseline so you could…

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Ultimate Nude Makeup ft Colourpop Kapow

This tutorial is for those days when you feel like looking like a million glowing dollar bills without the expensive price tag of some makeup brands. The main star of the video is the Colourpop Liquid Lipstick in Kapow. I’ve been seeing quite a buzz about the grey lipstick on social media, so I thought I’d give it a try. Kapow is a very light brownish-taupe-with-a-slight-mauve-undertone-to-it lipstick. I must admit I did not like it one bit when I first got it because the consistency/formula…

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NYX Soft Matte Lip Cream Review: Cannes

I am very late to this game, but better late than never! I finally got my hands on the much talked about NYX soft matte lip cream in #19 Cannes It is a pinky nude color with a soft application. It’s not a liquid lipstick and it’s not a lip gloss. I feel like it’s more like lip pigments being applied to your lips. Unlike liquid lipsticks that go on matte and stay put, this does smudge and transfer if you touch it. It does have…

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Everyday Brown Lip

At any given point of the day, I guarantee you that these two lips products will be on my lips. I have been enjoying rocking a simple brown lip combo lately and I finally have the perfect products to do so. For lipstick, I use Milani’s Double Espresso, and on top of that I add NYX Butter Gloss in Ginger Snap. Milani lipstick is $6 and NYX Butter Gloss is $5. Both can be bought at the respective online retailers. Double Espresso is a rich…

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Milani Amore Matte Lip Creme Review: Crush

Milani, mi amor, you have done it again. This liquid lipstick has quickly become my favorite thing to wear. From the color, to the texture, to the packaging, to the price. It was love at first site. The formula is oh so velvety and soft. It glides onto my lips like purified butter (if that even exists) and it dries to a very smooth matte finish. And it last all day, night, and second day. The first day I got it, I did a swatch…

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