Lip Colours | Spring Favourites


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Revlon Lip Butter ‘Juicy Papaya’, Revlon Lip Butter ‘Sweet Tart’, MAC ‘Sunny Seoul’, Natural Collection ‘Sorbet’, Maybelline ‘Baby Lips’, Rimmel Lasting Finish Lipstick ’20’, Bourjois Shine Edition ‘1,2,3 Soleil’, Maybelline Color Sensational Popstick ‘Crystal Pink’, Soap&Glory Sexy Mother Pucker Gloss Stick ‘Fuchsia-ristic’, Benefit ‘Coralista’

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Revlon Lip Butter ‘Juicy Papaya’ £7.99 (review)

Revlon Lip Butter ‘Sweet Tart’ £7.99 (review)

MAC ‘Sunny Seoul’ £15

Natural Collection ‘Sorbet’ £1.99 (review)

Maybelline Baby Lips ‘Pink Punch £2.99 (review)

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Rimmel Kate Lipstick ’20’ £5.49

Bourjois Shine Edition Lipstick ‘1,2,3 Soleil’ £7.99

Maybelline Color Sensational Popstick ‘Pink Crystal £7.20

Soap&Glory Sexy Mother Pucker Gloss Stick ‘Fuchsia-ristic’ £8 (review)

mini Benefit ‘Coralista’ £14.50

 

What are your favourite Spring lip colours? I love this year because I get to wear all my pretty peachy pink shades. 

Lip Colours | Autumn Favourites

 

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Urban Decay Vice 2 Palette


I wasn’t actually going to do this post, but I just found that Urban Decay’s Vice 2 palette is still available to buy (and it’s discounted!) at beautybay.co.uk for £33.60.

This palette contains twenty new and exclusive shades, ranging from everyday neutrals to vivid jewel tones- it’s quite a pretty selection of colours which I think will look particularly beautiful if you have brown eyes.

Most of the shadows are shimmery (of course) but there are three satin/ matte shades and three which look like they are borderline full-on glitter which, for Urban Decay, is really quite varied.

Also, the packaging is totally perfect. That obviously has absolutely nothing to do with why this palette was on my Christmas wish list, though. Nothing at all.

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Smokeout, Lovesick, Shellshock, Coax, X-Rated, Prank, Madness, Strike, Stash, Poison

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Radar, Damaged, Voodoo, Betrayal, Derailed, Dope, Toxic, Habit, Ambush, Rewind

Smokeout- slightly shimmery black. It looks a little bit like it has a plummy-red tone to it in the pan and in the swatch, but on the eyes that’s almost completely undetectable. The formula’s pretty good, it could be a little more buttery but it’s definitely good enough.

Lovesick- this is actually the worst UD eyeshadow I have ever tried. In the pan, it looks black with silver sparkles but when it’s swatched it barely looks grey. I’m not entirely sure what UD are doing wrong with their very dark black-variation shadows, but even their best ones (Blackheart and Crave, I think) aren’t as good as the rest of their eyeshadows.

Shellshock- in comparison, this pretty, pure silver is crazy pigmented without too much fall-out. I’m not sure exactly when I’ll be able to get away with wearing it, but I can’t wait too because it’s sososo pretty.

Coax- lovely, slightly purple toned shimmery pink. The formula is great- blend able, buttery and still slightly powdery, which is exactly how I like my eyeshadows.

X-Rated- baby pink with a satin/ matte finish. Not the most wearable, but it’s a seriously cute colour. Maybe with loads of black liner and a matching pink lipstick?

Prank- darkish greenish blue (what) which is slightly shimmery but not as pretty as I was hoping it would be. It’s nice enough, but the formula is just a teeny bit too powdery. This would probably look stunning as a crease/ outer-v colour if you have brown eyes, though. 

Madness- bright, shimmery blue. This is probably one of my all time favourite colours (not for eyeshadow, just in general) and I seriously need to work out how to wear it. The formula’s good- again, it’s ever so slightly too powdery but I can deal with that.

Strike- shimmery yellow gold which is absolutely beautiful. I’m tempted to say I’d wear this all over the lid with a matte brown crease colour- it’s beautiful! Lovely pigmentation and formula.

Stash- this is a strange one, because in the pan the colour is absolutely awesome- it’s like a shimmery, khaki green. But then when it’s swatches, it turns into this muddy looking, slightly greenish shimmery brown which is not so pretty and actually far too similar to my eye colour for me to really wear. On the bright side, the pigmentation and formula is great.

Poison- green toned black. Not the best colour, not the best formula, not too impressed. 

Radar- the quality of this eyeshadow is amazing. The swatch looks incredible and the colour’s a pretty, shimmery, slightly reddish bronze. Love.

Damaged- another one with amazing formula, only this time I actually reallyreally love this colour. It’s a definite emerald green, it’s kind of sparkly and it’s very beautiful.

Voodoo- this one is a lovely grey/ purple/ blue mix with pale blue shimmer. It does lean a little bit more grey in the swatch than it looks in the pan, which is kind of a shame but at least that means it’s easier to wear. The formula is slightly too powdery but it’s good enough.

Betrayal- this is the most beautiful eyeshadow shade ever. It’s lilac with iridescent blue shimmer, and I think it looks exactly like Elsa’s eyeshadow shade in the first half of Frozen. I’m so sorry if that reference means absolutely nothing to you.

Derailed- shimmery, taupe-y brown. Awesome pigmentation, great formula and a really pretty crease colour.

Dope- light peachy pink with a satin/ matte finish. This one’s lovely quality and super pretty for all over the lid.

Toxic- I love this colour so much, it reminds me of a really intense version of Chopper. It’s a really vibrant, shimmery coral pink with little gold flecks. Great pigmentation and formula. 

Habit- nothing too special about this one, but it is a nice yellow/ peach all-over-lid shade. 

Ambush- dark, shimmery bronze. Great quality but not quite as blend able as I’d like.

Rewind- cool toned, medium matte brown. It’s only slightly different to Faint from Naked Basics, but somehow the quality is so much worse. It’s pigmented, but it’s kind of streaky and patchy and doesn’t blend well, and it almost sheers out to look a tiny bit red? I’m a little bit confused. 

This palette is limited edition and won’t be available for much longer, so if you like the look of these shades, I’d buy them asap. This review has been pretty critical but I really do think this palette is worthwhile, some of the colours are so pretty! I kind of wish they’d spent a little more time on a colour scheme, though, it all feels a little mix-and-match.

What do you think? Do you have a favourite shade?

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Sleek Blush Trio- Lace


This is my last Sleek post for now, I promise!

The Blush Trio in Lace is something I’ve been debating buying for ages. I go through phases of not  wanting to leave the house without a pretty blush shade on my face, and then absolutely hating the stuff and swearing to never use it again. You can see why the £9.99 blush palette was a slight problem. But the colours look absolutely gorgeous, all peachy and summery and lovely. Summery. I’m so good with timing.

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I’ve got to say, when this arrived at my house the other day, I was kind of horrified at how bright the colours looked. I was expecting pale pastels but instead I had these shocking, vivid blushes and that scared me. I’m very pale and my skin can be horrifically red, so when I do wear blush I normally go for something like Bourjois Volute de Peche or Maybelline Dream Touch in Peach.

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I started out by trying Guipure, which is a rosey pink with gold shimmer, because it looks the least scary. The shimmer isn’t really the most flattering, it highlights imperfections and can look a little iffy, but the colour is pretty and it genuinely lasted all day. It might have even out-lasted my foundation, which is crazy! I might be more tempted to reach for it when the weather gets warmer on days where my skin looks okay, but for now I think it will get a little neglected.

I then decided to try out Crochet- prettiest name ever! It’s a bright, matte orange which is a little alarming, but when it’s applied and blended out I think it looks absolutely gorgeous. It becomes a kind of vibrant peach shade which is lovely and, again, very Spring-y. It lasted just as well as Guipure, and was even more pigmented so you could probably wear it every day and never run out.

Finally, I decided I kind of had to at least try Chantilly. I really genuinely didn’t want to, It’s a very violently bright, matte orange-pink-red and even though it looks beautiful in the pan, I just thought it would look awful on my super pale skin. Anyway, I had to try it, so I literally barely used any product and still put most of it on the back of my hand before applying it. It turns out I was being really over dramatic with my fear though, because it’s so pretty! It looked kind of dark pink, sort of naturally blushed but still noticeably wearing makeup. If my skin would stay pale without going bright red whenever it’s slightly hot or cold, I would definitely be totally in love with this, even for this time of year. Like the other two shades, this is super pigmented and lasts forever.

Thanks for reading! I’m really surprised about how much I love this- particularly Chantilly! Have you tried this palette, or any of the Sleek Blush By 3 Palettes?

Sleek ‘Lace’ is £9.99 and available at Superdrug.

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Nail Polish | Autumn Favourites


I really loved talking about my favourite autumn lip colours the other day, and as it’s been way too long since I last talked about nail polish, I thought I’d do another Top-10! And it’s only been three days since my last post- look at me sticking to a schedule. 

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1. Seventeen Rock Hard Nail Effects- Black

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Black is definitely my favourite nail polish colour, particularly at this time of year, and I think this textured one is really pretty and interesting.

2. Barry M Matte Nail Paint- Espresso

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Black nail polish again! This one dries to an almost matte finish- it’s almost impossible to apply it neatly but when you do it looks gorgeous.

3. Barry M Matte Nail Paint- Crush

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This is probably one of my favourite nail polishes ever, and I only bought it about a week ago. Such a beautiful, matte-finish, deep-red-wine-burgundy shade.

4. Barry M Hi Shine Gelly- Blackberry

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I had get one of my lovely Hi Shine Gelly nail polishes in this post! This super-dark, super-shiney blue is lovely.

5. Collection 2000 Hot Looks- Hidden

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Khaki green isn’t the kind of nail polish shade I would usually go for, but with a gold glitter top coat I think this one looks awesome.

6. OPI- Just Spotted The Lizard

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This is my all time favourite nail polish, and even though I wear it all year round, I think it’s a particularly beautiful Autumnal, leafy shade.

7. Zoya- Carly

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This shade was from a Summer collection, but it’s dark, glittery and purple so it’s definitely in my Autumn nail polish wardrobe.

8. OPI- Number One Nemesis

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Dark, glittery grey- this nail polish is absolutely perfect. I love this one and it’s majorly under-hyped on the internet.

9. OPI Don’t Pretzel My Buttons

 

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This one really doesn’t look like much, but it’s my absolute favourite nude nail polish and I’ve been wearing it pretty much every day at the moment.

10. OPI- Call Me Gwen-ever

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Bright pumpkin orange because why the hell not?

 

So they are my current favourite nail polishes. I think they’re all really pretty colours, some of the formulas (Barry M Matte) aren’t my favourite, but I only normally wear one nail polish colour for a day or two so that doesn’t really matter. Do you like the look of- or have any- of these?

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Barry M | Shadow and Blush Palette


OMG BARRY M PALETTES ASDFGHJKL

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I get a little obsessive, if any of you have noticed, so when I saw that Barry M had released a pretty, organised make-up palette I decided I had to have at least one of them. Barry M has been one of my favourite nail polish brands for almost a year now, but I’d never really tried their make-up so a palette seemed like a good investment. Right? Right.

Three palettes have been released- Natural Glow, Glamour Puss and Smokin’ Hot. I decided to buy Natural Glow (a pretty neutral palette) and Glamour Puss (because it was limited edition and the glittery, colourful shades looked awesome). I’m not a huge fan of dark smokey eye looks, so I didn’t bother with Smokin’ Hot, but only having 2 of the 3 new releases is slightly stressful so I might have to go and buy that one too. Saying that, I wouldn’t be surprised if Barry M released more of these next year, so maybe I can wait…

The first thing that I thought when I picked these up was how damn cute the packaging was. It’s not the most hand-bag-proof, but I love the Soap&Glory-esque cardboard palette. The names and the Barry M logo is printed on the front in pretty metallic lettering too which I love. It’s got a little magnet to keep it closed, which seems to work fine. It’s pretty and functional, and you can’t really ask for more from a £6.49 palette.

Though these are advertised as Shadow and Blush palettes, the main feature is definitely the eyeshadows. I’d almost prefer it if they’d swap the blush for another two shadows. Blush is a kind of personal thing, I think. It’s difficult to get your perfect blush shade and there are probably only a few people who would genuinely wear the blush shades in these palettes. The eye shadow colour range, however, is genuinely lovely and worth putting up with the blush for.

Natural Glow

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One of the first things I noticed about this palette was that some of the shades were very Urban Decay. They aren’t quite dupes, but they’re close enough. They all look pretty and natural, with two matte shades and four super shimmery shades.

The formula for the eyeshadows is really soft and not at all chalky, but I do find that they really blend themselves together when applied. You can’t get any definite lines and sections of colour with these, but they make a pretty, natural eye make-up look.

“Enhance your natural glow with these 6 subtle eyeshadows in natural hues and pastel pink blush.”

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Shade 1- lovely shimmery, slightly sliver pink. This reminds me of a mix of Sin and Toasted from the Naked palette, or Maybelline Colour Tattoo 24HR in Pink Gold.

Shade 2- peachy-cream shade- I believe this might be pretty similar to one of the colours in the Naked Basics palette? But it’s also a lot like a pale version of Bootycall from Naked 2.

Shade 3- this is really just a medium brown, which is matte so I reckon a lot of people will be able to use this for their eyebrows. it’s like a mix of Naked and Buck from the Naked palette.

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Shade 4- shimmery grey/brown, almost like a pale version of Pistol from Naked. This is probably my favourite of the shades, it’s very pretty.

Shade 5- this is a lovely dark bronze, another of my favourites in this palette. Carrying on with the Urban Decay comparisons, this is quite similar to Smog but slightly less…bronze?

Shade 6- dark, shimmery, almost-slightly-plum-toned brown. If you were going to mix Darkhorse and Hustle, this is what you’d get.

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 Blush- baby pink and shimmery. Despite being fairly pigmented (like all of these shades) this blush barely shows up on my super-pale skin, and all it does is make imperfections (of which I have many) look even worse. Because it’s shimmery, it might look pretty as a highlighter on darker skin tones but for me it’s pretty useless. 

Glamour Puss

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This is the only palette out of the three which is limited edition. I can’t decide whether it’s supposed to be Halloween or Christmas themed, but it’s filled with some dark, glittery, colourful eyeshadows which look simply gorgeous.

The formula for these is very similar to the Natural Glow palette- they aren’t too chalky and they aren’t too creamy, but they blend almost too well.

“Bring out your inner glamour puss with these 6 shimmering party eyeshadows and hot pink blush.”

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Shade 1- this looks just like a shimmery version of Shade 2 from Natural Glow. Pretty highlight colour.

Shade 2- this is a really pretty, super shimmery grey blue colour which would look gorgeous with loads of black eye liner, I think.

Shade 3- shimmery, plum- purple. This is absolutely gorgeous, but I’m still trying to work out how to wear it. Maybe as a liner? I’d love it as a lip colour.

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Shade 4- shimmery medium grey. This would probably look stunning with green eyes, even as an all-over lid colour.

Shade 5- dark shimmery brown- this is like a glittery version of Naked’s Darkhorse. Yes, I’m back to the Urban Decay comparisons.

Shade 6- dark shimmery grey, like a glittery mix of Creep and Gunmetal from Naked. 

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Blush- bright hot pink. I’m still too scared to try this, but it’s a really amazing colour.

So that’s it! I’ve come to the conclusion that for the price, these palettes are awesome. Have you tried them?

Available at Boots and Superdrug for £6.49.

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Lip Colours | Autumn Favourites


I was going to do this post a month ago- I swear. The official start of Autumn was the 22nd ish of September…wasn’t it? I don’t know, but that’s when this post was supposed to be up. But apparently, I had to buy another seven purple lip products since then- online shopping- argh! This, for me, is definitely the best time of year for lipstick. I love the pretty berry tones and socially-acceptable reds, and I think that Autumn is great for the warm shades. You know, how Winter is like, bright reds and stuff, Spring is baby pink, Summer is bright orange, and Autumn is berry purple. That’s literally my annual lipstick code. So…yeah. Intro done (ish).

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1. Clinique Chubby Stick Intense- Grandest Grape

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 This is a really nice one to start with, because Grandest Grape is the most perfect, pure Autumn purple. It’s a beautiful shade, whether it’s worn to it’s full opacity or as a sheer, glossy stain. I really love the Intense range of the Chubby Sticks- I’m planning on buying Mightiest Maraschino very soon.

 2. Soap&Glory Sexy Mother Pucker Gloss Stick- Plum Jam

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   The Soap&Glory lip crayons are one of my favourite lip products ever- particularly this shade. I’m not one to wear lip gloss, I totally hate the stuff and even have trouble with the lovely Rimmel Apocalips, but these have that lovely lip-glossy look, without being sticky or heavy. This is a really pretty, purple/ dark pink and it’s a perfect warm, everyday autumn colour. Also, it smells like vanilla. Yummy.

 3. Mac Lipstick- Plumful (Lustre)

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   I only brought my first Mac lipstick about three months ago- I chose Plumful and now I am so, so glad I did. At the time, I didn’t really feel like wearing a purple lip colour (purple lips scream Autumn, oversized sweaters and hot chocolate to me) but now it’s absolutely perfect. You can read my full review of it here, but basically, it’s a lovely medium purple which can be worn as almost-sheer to almost-opaque.

 4. Revlon Lip Butter- Red Velvet

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    The first of the red toned lip colours in this post is absolutely gorgeous. Red Velvet is a deep red wine colour –almost burgundy actually- which always makes me think of Christmas. I know, I know, it’s October. BUT CHRISTMAS! As this is one of the darker lip butter shades, it has lovely pigmentation and the sheen of a lip balm.

5. Revlon Lip Butter- Sugar Plum

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This lip butter is another purple shade (I might have a problem) but this one looks more like a dark pink with a kind of purple warmth to it. Does that make sense? I feel like this is a more pigmented, less glossy version of Plum Jam. It’s very pretty- another everyday, daytime lip colour.

 6. Revlon Lip Butter- Tutti Frutti

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 This isn’t exactly the sort of colour that comes to mind when I think of Autumn, but Tutti Frutti is an awesome Halloween- pumpkin shade. It’s very bright, but I guess I need to get out of the berry-lips-for-Autumn mindset. This is definitely orange, so it’s not going to look too peachy and Summery. It would be a nice pick-me-up for a particularly miserable, cold day, too.

7. Maybelline Baby Lips- Cherry Me

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    The name says it all- Cherry. This is a really gorgeous colour, my favourite of the Baby Lips range. If you haven’t tried these yet, go and pick this one up for £2.99. You can’t go wrong- it’s a great everyday, throw-it-in-your-handbag lip balm.

 8. Vaseline- Paint the Town Red

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   Speaking of lip balm- the new Vaseline! *And still, I haven’t picked up that bloody pink and black one, argh*. I saw this in Boots a few days ago, and I was like, woah- a red tinted lip balm? Favourite thing ever. As it turns out, this is just very slightly pink, but it’s lovely all the same for those days where you really can’t be bothered (most days for me). And it smells like Ribena, which is awesome.

9. Rimmel Colour Rush Balm- Keep Mauving

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 One of the newer additions to my ever-growing collecction of lip crayons (yes, it is getting out of hand, thanks for asking)  are a couple of these Colour Rush Balms. They smell like vanilla, and this one, Keep Mauving, is lovely. It’s a very dark plum, which has slight brown tones to it. It’s kind of vampy, in a neutral way. It would like pretty awesome with gold eyeliner, I think.

 10. Mua Power Pout- Crazy in Love

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   Don’t be fooled by the purple packaging and actual lipstick bullet- this is definitely what I would classify as a red. It’s dark, but it’s definitely red. It’s very pretty, has a minty scent and for only £3, it’s a great affordable lip colour. It’s really shiny too, which I love, and it definitely feels like a balm with the pigmentation of lipstick. Just as a side note- don’t leave one of these in your car or handbag, it’s very melt-y, and the packaging isn’t fantastic.

So that is my top-10 list of lip colours for Autumn! As I’ve been writing this, I’ve realised there are another fifteen lip products I could have put into this post, so I think I’ll have to do a Winter-Top-10 too.

Thanks for reading, what are your favourite lip products for this time of year? Have you tried any on my list?

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Revlon Lip Butters Review+Swatches!:)


 I have been so psyched about writing this post for so long! They’re another product which everyone has already reviewed, but I love them so much, so now I’ve collected all the shades I wanted I can write about them. So yay! I have 16 shades- they’re mostly the brighter, more pigmented shades because I’m not a huge fan of all of the pale baby pinks they have. I’ve done swatches for all of them- except Invite Only and Provocative which I talked about the other day in my last post. Here are all the pictures, and then I’ll do a little review of them:D

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By the way- I know these swatches aren’t amazing but that’s just my rubbish lighting and photography. You can also wear these a lot more opaque/ less opaque, this is just how I like the colours:D

For those of you how don’t know, the Revlon Lip Butters are pretty much 50/50 lip balm and lip stick. They’re like the tinted moisturiser of the lipstick-world. They’re all very nicely pigmented- a lot of people have said that some shades are more pigmented than the others but I actually just think some colours show up better because of the shade. They glide on really nicely and evenly and you don’t even need a mirror to apply most of them. Some of the newer formulas are a little less buttery than the originals I think, but they all feel the same on the lips. One or two shades are ever so slightly gritty feeling, purely because they have a little bit of glittery shimmery stuff in them, but it’s nothing unbearable. These lip butters aren’t particularly moisturising or drying- my lips will pretty much feel the same before and after wearing them. The one thing about these butters that isn’t absolutely amazing is how long they last. Obviously they don’t last as long as a lipstick, because they are very shiny and will move around on the lips a little, but they last a good hour or so and are really easy to re-apply. You don’t need a lot of product to get an almost opaque colour, either. Some of the darker, more intense shades will fade to an almost-matte stain on the lips, which is really cool. Most of the colours are pretty true to how they look in the bullet as well, apart from Berry Smoothie. That one is kind of a shock. So basically- loads of cute colours, cute names, great product, stunning packaging- you can’t go wrong.

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Most Wearable- Macaroon, Berry Smoothie, Peach Parfait, Sugar Plum.

Intense Colour- Wild Watermelon, Candy Apple, Red Velvet, Lollipop, Sorbet, Raspberry Pie, Tutti Frutti.

Everyone Should Try- Wild Watermelon, Peach Parfait, Berry Smoothie.

My Favourites- Wild Watermelon, Peach Parfait, Macaroon, Tutti Frutti, Sweet Tart, Juicy Papaya

Pink Truffle- warm, pink-toned brown

Peach Parfait- pale and peachy

Macaroon- slightly peachy medium pink

Berry Smoothie- purple, but applies as a natural pink

Sugar Plum- pale, pink-y purple

Red Velvet- deep red-y purple

Juicy Papaya- peachy pale orange

Candy Apple- orange toned dark red

Tutti Frutti- bright, medium orange

Wild Watermelon- slightly blue red

Lollipop- dark fuchsia plum

Sorbet- bright, medium pink

Raspberry Pie- very dark purple-y pink

Sweet Tart- bright, light pink

I haven’t done any swatches for Invite Only or Provacative (new limited edition lip butters) but if you’d like to have a look at those, have a look at my last post:)

Which shades do you like the look of? Are there any here that you have or that you’re going to buy? And are there maybe one or two more colours I should get…? What’s Strawberry Shortcake like? It looks pretty but I was thinking it might be too light for me. I also really want Cherry Tart, but for some reason that’s the only shade they don’t sell in the UK, annoyingly. I love these lip butters so much, they actually take up like half of my lipstick drawer now!:D

Thanks for reading this far:), hope you liked this post!

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The Lush Post no.4- SOAP:)


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When I decided to do a ‘Lush Post’ series, I had already kind of decided that soap would be last. Lush soap, it’s just perfect. It’s beautiful. Bath bombs and bubble bars, for all their loveliness, last one, maybe two baths- soap is bloody immortal. As you can see in my talented photography above, I went through a phase of having to chop my soap into smaller pieces so it lasted longer. Needless to say, this was before I realised Lush soap is immortal.

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I can’t believe I’m actually writing the last in a series of posts! So weird:) Kind of like an almost-two- months-of-blogging anniversary, I guess:) Well, it’s the last Lush Post for now, one day if I have more than two shower gels and I try the face masks and makeup, maybe they’ll be another one. Let me know if there are any of the above I should try!

ANYWAY.

Here are my top-8 Lush soaps (Yup. Eight. I couldn’t narrow it down)-

1)      OK, number one Lush soap is and always will be Honey I Washed the Kids. Always. Alwaysalwaysalways.

Honey I Washed the Kids

I’ve rambled about it in practically every Lush/ Soap and Glory post I’ve ever written, as you may have noticed;) It smells bloody amazing, it’s really sweet without being overpowering and it’s almost kind of got an earthy undertone. I really can’t describe smells, meh. And it totally looks beautiful, if you’re lucky, you get a piece with an exfoliating honey comb side on it.

2)      Ice Blue.

I totally completely love the smell of mint. I’m really varied with this sort of stuff, most people only like sweet or minty or earthy or whatever, but I just love anything:) Anyway, this smells amazing. It’s really refreshing and I used to love using it in Summer, you know, when we used to have Summer in England. This one is one of my favourite colours too, which is actually what made me want it in the first place:)

3)      Porridge.

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If you have a quick look at the picture above, you might be able to see the neatly wrapped up cube labelled ‘Porridge’. I know this sounds so weird, because it’s really a love/hate smell, but I love the smell of porridge. Hate eating it, but LOVELOVELOVE the smell. Is that weird? Let me know:) But anyway, this one has little exfoliating grains in it, and it can be a bit too scrubby, but I love it anyway. It smells really sweet- It’s a bit like Honey I Washed the Kids actually. I love using this soap with Think Pink bath bomb, they go together so well. Is it weird to melt soap into your bath to make it smell nice?

4)      Sea Vegetable.

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Hell yes. Seaweed in a soap. I did warn you that my sense of smell is very varied. We can add salty to the list now, woohooooo:) But seriously, this soap. OMG. It smells gorgeous and it looks gorgeous and there are two huge, still wrapped pieces of it in my picture.

5)      Sultana of Soap.

Sultana of Soap

Yeah, I know, it creeped me out too. Fruit? Actual, real fruit, rather than the flavour of? REAL FRUIT IN A SOAP. DANGER. DANGER. But no, it smells lovely:) the consistency and texture and look of it actually reminds me a lot of Porridge, but I’m not sure if that’s because I got them at around the same time. Anyway, still smells, pardon the pun, lush.

6)      Miranda.

And not just because series 1 and 2 or Miranda are bloody brilliant (although I was slightly let down by series 3, there was one episode which was hilarious). I was talking Miranda Hart the sitcom, not Miranda the soap just them. AND NOW I AM BACK TO MIRANDA THE SOAP. Sorry about that short burst of insanity just there, I just had four desserts. It’s a buffet. In case you’re wondering, I generally type my posts in the evening, and then post them in the morning. GOD, ANYWAY. This soap looks proper gorgeous. It’s so pretty! And it smells all fruity and stuff:) I love all the coloured chunks in it. There’s a wrapped piece of it in my picture.

7)      The Godmother- Smells ridiculously yummy.

The Godmother

Like strawberry laces, but a bit more grown up, kind of. UGH, CAN’T DESCRIBE SCENTS. It’s dark pink and lovely, and covered in gold glitter. So pretty:) I always thought this was a Christmas soap, but clearly not.

8)      Karma-

Karma

because I’ve talked about it so many times, and it’s so fundamentally ‘Lush’ to me, that it can’t not be included. It smells really earthy and cinnamony, which isn’t the best smell in the world, but I still like it. If you like Karma soap, try Karma solid perfume, which I talked about in The Lush Post 3.

And that’s my top 8 soaps! Let me know what yours are, especially if it’s one of these:

Figs and Leaves, Snowglobe, Dirty, Mud Flats or Sexy Peel:) which are, of course, the ones I still want to try:)

If there are any other Lush products you think I should try and do a Lush Post about, prettyplease let me know, I love having a reason to go shopping!:)

More soapy stuff:

TEENAGE SKIN: THE DILEMMAS AND THE SOLUTIONS

The Lush Post no.3

Thursday Things(:  The Lush Post 2.
hell yeah it’s friday. The Lush Post 1.
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