I have loved every single Burberry Lip Velvet that I’ve ever owned, and my newest acquisition- Pink Azalea- is no exception. I love the romantic, period film quality to this shade in the matte finish.
MAC Club eyeshadow is an unlikely pairing with Pink Azalea for a day time work face, but I think it works well. Hope you like it!
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The Burberry Lip Velvets are currently my favourite matte lipstick formulation. Burberry Lip Velvets in Antique Pink and Rose Pink (reviewed on the blog in an earlier post) are staples in my makeup bag.
When I found out that the deep berry shade used on Cara Delevigne in the Burberry Lip Velvets ad (shown below- where she is looking into the mirror, holding a brush) was Pink Azalea, I suddenly needed to make it mine. In the space of 5 minutes after the MUA applied it on me, the credit card was being swiped and the lippy in the bag.
Pink Azalea is a darkened berry pink with full pigmentation in one swipe. Is it anything like the colour on the Burberry Ad? Not even close, but I love it anyway.
Even though it’s not a bright or dramatic colour, I think it’s quite a unique shade in this finish- and I don’t own any lipstick like it. It’s interesting and sophisticated at the same time. I’m a big fan of this for all occasions.
My only qualm about Pink Azalea is that Compared with Rose Pink and Antique Pink Lip Velvets, Pink Azalea feels drier on the lips and can emphasize lip lines when your lips are not moisturised (just like in these photos haha). I find that with a little bit of lip prepping TLC Pink Azalea sits a lot nicer and it’s well worth the extra effort in this case.
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It’s been awhile since I did a ‘favourites’ post (could it really be since March 2012?), so I thought I would share some products that I’ve been loving over the past few months.
In the past month or so I’ve been pretty lazy with makeup- minimal eye makeup with a focus on lips. In winter, every extra minute in bed is worth it’s weight in gold.
These are the lip products that I have been on high rotation. I absolutely love all of them, and really am kicking myself for not getting a backup of the sadly discontinued Chanel Rouge Allure Laque in Dragon.
Chanel Rouge Allure Laque in Dragon
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I’ve been mad about matte lipsticks lately. There are so many brands coming out with great matte ranges in recent times, and new matte formulas are getting better and better; In fact, some of them wear better on my dry lips than non-mattes (I would not have believed this possible 2 years ago).
The Burberry Lip Velvets are an example of a beautifully formulated matte lipstick, with a gorgeous colour range. I looked into the Lip Velvets after Yishan from Beauty Swatch recommended them to me, and eventually ordered Antique Pink, and Rose Pink from Nordstrom (see rest of haul here).
Burberry Lip Velvet Antique Pink is a matte beige taupish pink which reminds me of vintage sepia toned photographs. It’s full coverage in one layer and gives your lips a rather romantic soft focus look.
Burberry Lip Velvet Rose Pink is a matte deep rose pink with full coverage in one layer. It’s a very sophisticated pink, and has the same soft focus effect that Antique Pink gives your lips.
Both Lip Velvets are long wearing, apply silkily, and feel feather light on the lips. Matte lipstick perfection.
Keep reading after the jump!Posted by myfunnyvalentine on Feb 20th, 2013 in FOTD, Lipstick, Reviews, Swatches | 63991 commentBurberry+Lip+Velvet+Rose+Pink+307+and+Antique+Pink+303%3A+Review%2C+Swatches%2C+FOTD2013-02-19+22%3A27%3A40myfunnyvalentinehttp%3A%2F%2Fmyfunnyvalentineblog.com%2F%3Fp%3D6399
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