Category Archive: Lipstick

Guerlain Shalimar

notes: Bergamot, Lemon, Jasmine, Rose, Iris, Incense, Opopanax, Tonka Bean, Vanilla It’s all about fall and winter, I just love those seasons and can’t wait for them to finally arrive. It’s the time,… Continue reading

Rainy Days

A bold look with some colour and vampy lips for those rainy days. And yes, it actually was raining that day (hence the ‘fancy’ filter, lol) when I took this picture a few… Continue reading

Orange Coral

This year, orange seems to be the colour that pops up everywhere. Let’s be honest, as for me, orange is a shade I find very difficult to pull off. I have to be… Continue reading

Lipstick Week Day 7: true red

Finding a true red that actually pulls true red on me is almost impossible it seems. There is always a tad of too much pinkiness or raspberry-ness in undertone to be considered a… Continue reading

Lipstick Week Day 6: brick-red

Guerlain Rouge G #26 Gardner is my favourite brick-red lipstick so far. Usually, I tend to go for bright reds or orange reds but Gardner is a beauty. It looked pretty boring in… Continue reading

Lipstick Week Day 5: Vamp

Finding the perfect vamp is like looking for the perfect nude lipstick for me. There are a lot of vampy colours I actually like but I am still looking for ‘the one and… Continue reading

Lipstick Week Day 4: café au lait

Sonia Rykiel Lipstick #33 reminds me of my morning coffee – café au lait, but only in the bullet. Once applied it looks like the perfect peachy beige colour, a shade that’s rather… Continue reading

Lipstick Week Day 3: the perfect nude

Mac Pure Zen – it looks like the perfect nude for pale skintones, though, it goes on a bit lighter than on my arm, I applied three layers (both arm and lip swatch).… Continue reading

Lipstick Week Day 2: orange coral

Choosing the perfect coral is quite tough, most of the time lipsticks turn either too orange or too pink but I found my holy grail coral – Dior Addict Extreme Diablotine. The colour… Continue reading

Lipstick Week Day 1: orange-red

Tarte Fierce leans more red than orange on me, nevertheless, it fits the orange-red category perfectly. What surprised me was the texture,  it looks matte and not luminous at all in the bullet… Continue reading

Lipstick Week – Introduction

The next seven posts are going to be about lipsticks! I got tagged by Carina from Softly Sometimes, her lipstick swatches make me want all the colours and I immediately pulled out my… Continue reading

YSL Rouge Pur Couture #7 Le Fuchsia

Yves Saint Laurent Rouge Pur Couture #7 Le Fuchsia – the colour description is just perfect, it is a true fuchsia lipstick without any shimmer. The finish is semi glossy once (freshly) applied… Continue reading

Yves Rocher Rouge Gourmand

Yves Rocher Grand Rouge Lipstick #33 Rouge Gourmand is a cool red (in the tube) leaning more strawberry red (once applied), it has a soft raspberry undertone (all the fruits, eh). It has… Continue reading

Guerlain Cherry Blossom, Burberry Primrose Hill, Lavshuca RD-1

In this post I will feature my favourite lipstick formulas for dry lips, all different but all quite forgiving as well. The Guerlain Rouge Automatique range is my holy grail lipstick formulation btw.… Continue reading

L’Oréal Paris Rouge à Lèvres Shine Caresse Juliet

L’Oréal Paris Rouge à Lèvres Shine Caresse Juliet is a vivid red shade with a soft orange tone once applied. Those new gloss-stains are 30% water based, made in France. The texture is… Continue reading

Dior Addict Extreme 866 Paparazzi

There is a huge difference between Addict Extremes and Addicts. It seems like those Addict Extremes have a more refined and improved formulation, this made me fell in love with them. The texture… Continue reading

Yves Saint Laurent Rouge Volupté #22 Prune Exquise

Yves Saint Laurent Rouge Volupté #22 Prune Exquise is a deep plummy shade. The formulation is very creamy and slippery. I have to blot it down and layer to the opacity I like, otherwise… Continue reading

Addiction Lipstick Confiture

Addiction Confiture really looks that bright in real life, but it has a sheer formulation, therefore, once applied it rather gives a hint of a yellow based orange hue. It depends on your… Continue reading

Fresh Sugar Berry & Rose Tinted Lip Treatments SPF15

Fresh is my newly discovered brand, which I absolutely happen to like. I can’t believe I haven’t tried any of their products sooner. Not to mention, that I wasn’t expecting much from a… Continue reading

Chantecaille Lip Chic China Rose

Chantecaille Lip Chic in China Rose was my first product I got from this brand. The moment I applied this beauty onto my lips, I felt the pure luxury this brand stands for. What… Continue reading

Clarins Instant Light Natural Lip Perfector 01 Rose Shimmer

Clarins is one of those brands that is truly underrated, especially their makeup line. Featuring a mix of natural and synthetic ingredients (more than 250 plant ingredients, grown locally, fair trade) in both,… Continue reading

Guerlain Rouge Automatique Shine #760 Lou-Ling

Guerlain’s fall collections, one of my favourites, never (almost never) disappoint me. Since I am a huge fan of their Rouge Automatique lippies and I love red, berry, vampy … you get the… Continue reading

MAC Marilyn Monroe: Pure Zen & The Perfect Cheek

When I came across this collection, I swatched Pure Zen and The Perfect Cheek like thousand times. I have had dry lips for a decade and now they are normal-dry, this means, I… Continue reading

Chanel Rouge Coco Shine #48 Evasion

Chanel Rouge Coco Shine Evasion is a peachy beige shade. Even though this lipstick is supposed to be hydrating, it was a bit drying on me (not to mention, when my lips were… Continue reading

Chanel Rouge Allure Enjouee & Passion

Here they are, the new Chanel Rouge Allure Luminous Intense Lip Colours. I was very upset when I first heard that the Rouge Allure range is going to be discontinued, they were my favourite… Continue reading

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