|Wearing NARS Bougainville lip gloss. It is actually darker and more purple in person than it has turned out in this photo.|
|Wearing NARS Bougainville lip gloss and BECCA Beach Tint in Watermelon on cheeks.|
|NARS Bougainville (2 swatches on left), BECCA Beach Tint in Watermelon (2swatches on right)|
Jade has me lusting after the UD Naked Palette.
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Olga at MakeUpAcademia reviews the Dior 5 Couleurs palette in Stylish Move.
Modesty Brown reviews Hourglass Femme Rouge lipstick in Nocturnal. Can’t wait to see her upcoming lipstick posts!
Tara from Keeping up with me shares her favourite lipsticks from her stash!
Review of the Max Factor Lipfinity Lasting Lip Tint on The Beauty Bite
Anissa from Beautifully Glossy reviews the Pantene Night Miracle
Stacey from Pop! Makeup shares a festive FOTD. Love the glossy red lips!Posted by myfunnyvalentine on Dec 23rd, 2010 in Uncategorized | 584commentsBlog+link+love2010-12-23+05%3A01%3A00myfunnyvalentinehttp%3A%2F%2Fmyfunnyvalentineblog.com%2F%3Fp%3D58
Hello lovely readers!
When I first saw Christine’s (from Temptalia) review Lancome Mix & Matte Collection: Matte Lipsticks Review, Photos, Swatches, I fell deeply in lust with ‘Corset’.
Corset is a semi-matte pigmented coral pink. It has a just detectable pale gold microshimmer in it that is visible in direct sunlight- in natural light it just gives Corset a beautiful glowiness.
Texture wise the Lancome Color Design Mattes have made a big splash amongst the beauty blogging community because they have none of the chalkiness, dryness, and tugging associated with matte lipsticks. When I tried it I was also pleasantly surprised at how silkily it applied on the lips and how comfortable it was to wear throughout the day for a matte lippy. Of course, it did not actually add moisture to my lips like a gloss or a MAC lustre finish lipstick, but it didn’t dry them out either.
Staying power and pigmentation:
Staying power is reasonable. 3hrs on average on me. Pigmentation is quite good, with full coverage in one swipe.
Here is a swatch of Corset nestled between NARS Heat Wave and MAC Speak Louder to give you a good idea of the colour in context…
|from left: NARS Heat Wave lipstick, Lancome Color Design matte in Corset, MAC Speak Louder lipstick|
|Lancome Color Design Matte lipstick in Corset, natural lighting|
|Lancome Color Design Matte lipstick in Corset, indoor lamp light|
|Lancome Color Design Matte lipstick in Corset lip swatch|
|Dizzy won’t stop pawing the Lancome lipstick cap.|
|… it’s a miracle I get any photo taking done with him sitting there waiting to pounce.|
Guess what arrived in the mail today?
Took forever to get here (one month), but here they are…
(just because you asked, Gloss Queen :) )
Posted by myfunnyvalentine on Dec 22nd, 2010 in Lip Gloss, Lipstick, NARS | 563commentsNARS+Pure+Matte+Bangkok+and+Bougainville+lipgloss+from+Kiss+and+Makeup2010-12-22+10%3A20%3A00myfunnyvalentinehttp%3A%2F%2Fmyfunnyvalentineblog.com%2F%3Fp%3D56
I didn’t see the Sofia Coppola biopic about Marie Antoinette in the cinemas and it was only about a year ago that I borrowed it on DVD purely to perve on the set design, makeup, clothing, and hair in the film.
Kirsten Dunst had some amazing looks in the film.
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