I cannot stand my lips to be any colour other than a nude/pale pink. I have fairly pigmented lips which I really don't like especially since I always accentuate my eyes with taupe/bronze and lashings of mascara. Nude lips work sooo much better with these colours. I used to absolutely adore lipglosses but in recent months I have been experimenting with lipsticks more and I find these suit me better. I also have never managed to find the "perfect can't live without" lipgloss. I find it hard to find lipsticks which suit me and have purchased many lipsticks which I have later found to be too sheer, too dark or simply not suiting to my skintone.
♥ Lipstick - My cannot live without colour - MAC Satin Lipstick in 'Myth'
♥ 'Please Me' lipstick is lovely for the daytime although it is a bit "dull" and has cool undertones which do not go well with my skintone. HOWEVER I warm this up by applying 'Myth'then 'Please me' then 'Myth' again. This creates the perfect pink nude which is perfect for daytime and sealing the lips with 'Myth' first stops my lips drying out since the matte formula of 'Please Me' can be quite drying.
♥ This is described as a muted-rosy-tinted pink which is an accurate description - sometimes i wish it was slightly less rose. This is not HG yet...I think there is better out there. But it works well for now....
♥ If I don't wear 'Please Me' I use 'All Styled Up'. Since this is a cremesheen formula, it has a slight sheen to it and isn't as pigmented as 'Please Me'. I think this works somedays and looks awful others...probably due to the slight blue undertones! I dab this on after applying a thin layer of'Myth' to my lips to block out the pigmentation of my lips a little.
♥ This works better if I have a slightly darker eye as it is not as "rosy" or dark/dull as 'Please Me'. I often wear 'All Styled Up' with'Sable' eyeshadow and 'Dainty' blush. This lipstick can also be layered up for more pigmentation and I often do this if I wear it on a night out. Unfortunately this lipstick is Limited Edition although I've heard that 'Gaga' is very similar!
*** TIP: To make sure my lips are well moisturised I use The Body Shop Yes YesTantalising Lip Butter. This can also be used to tone down darker lip colours. It smells and tastes delicious and really does nourish the lips. I use this at bedtime and anytime during the day if my lips feel a bit dry. ***
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