Loads more makeup just arrived! Got some hella organizing to do over a busy but good weekend!
I know I haven’t done any posts on beauty products as much recently so I thought I’d do a small post of my top favourite lip products. I don’t use that many but I do have my favourites and ones that I use quite frequently. Here I go:
NYX Cosmetics Colour Lip Balm in Grazie
I find this to be both hydrating as well as pigmented to a certain extent and gives me a pop of colour without much effort. I’m actually super sad that they discontinued this line and have another new one instead because it does not include the same colour I’m totally in love with. Grazie is like the perfect colour for a casual day out or when I am in a hurry. I can pop it in my bag and carry it anywhere with me and don’t eat a compact mirror to even touch up on the go.
NYX Cosmetics Soft Matte Lip Cream in Monte Carlo
This one’s a more recent favourite but I have been in love with the soft matte lip creams for some time now (everyone literally is!). It’s tough not to love the creamy texture and easy glide on application of this lip product and also the packaging itself. The colours are another story. There are many colours which I favour a lot but Monte Carlo tops it all because of it’s true red-ness. It packs in so much of colour in just one swipe and I love that I don’t need to touch up all that much after one application.
L’Oreal Colour Riche Balm in Plush Plum
I’ve got four shades in this range and I have to say the Plush Plum hits the mark right one. It’s not all too plumy and has a bit of a berry undertone as well and I love that it’s got a very hydrating balmy texture to it. I’ve pretty much run through this entire product and will definitely be buying another. I find that pairing this with more dressier outfits brings out a very sophisticated and glam look instead of during the day when it can sort of make you look overbearing.
NYX Creamy Round Lipstick in Milan
This is another new favourite but one of my top five. What NYX says, it certainly is and these lipsticks are super creamy to the touch. I sort of broke mine as I was using it but that doesn’t stop me. This colour is perfect for the day – not too bright and overbearing and not too dull. It’s pinky-ness really complements my skin tone which makes me love it even more. I’ll definitely be buying more of these in other shades very soon!
Elizabeth Arden Lipstick in Brick
For an extreme glammed up look, this is certainly the one I almost always pick. It’s kind of a blood red colour but also with a hint of brown to it. The texture is something I’m kind of getting used to because it’s not too creamy and not too drying. I love the sleek and stylish packaging of it though and also the colour pigmentation. It does tend to bleed a little bit after a meal or so, so it’s best paired with a lip pencil.
Going for pinks today in this picture – I realized I’ve not got that many to be quite honest.
What I’ve included:
My favourite fuchsia pink shawl from Westside, India
Pink bead earrings from Odel
Rose Gold blush by L’Oréal
A bright pink studded hair pin
My black and pink cosmetic case
Night Blooming Jasmine body lotion that I absolutely LOVE
High Shine lip gloss by Elizabeth Arden in Rose Gold as well
L’Oréal Colour Riche Balm in Heavenly Berry
Wet & Wild Mega Shield lip colour in It’s A Girl
And finally an eyeshadow palette by Elizabeth Arden that includes an amazing Golden Apple shadow
Will review each makeup item in time to come 🙂
Today I’m going to talk about one of my favourite makeup products- the L’Oréal Colour Riche Balms.
I heard great reviews about this product and I also know that L’Oréal can do no wrong so I decided to go with two nude toned balms and two darker/brighter toned balms.
So the great thing about these are that they are moisturising as a lip balm but are also as pigmented as a lipstick. I purchased Caramel Comfort, Tender Mauve, Heavenly Berry and Plush Plum.
I tend to use the caramel all too often if I happen to go for a movie with my family or a quick shopping spree. Berry and plum are used for weddings, parties and dinners out with my husband. The mauve is rather a new purchase but I believe I’ll be using it during the daytime rather than at night.
I love the balmy texture it gives upon application and how easily the colour applies onto the lips. You don’t need to repeatedly apply this to reach the colour on the stick. Its also got a light glossy effect which I love because it makes me feel dolled up with less effort.
These are the swatches from the colour balms. I’m not sure why the berry didn’t come across as great as the colour is on the stick but it does when applied onto my lips. On my arm however, it came to be quite light and less pigmented. Caramel and mauve are actually quite close in colour as you can see on the swatches. The plum is a redish colour as you can see.
I wasn’t too keen on buying more of the other shades because they seemed a little too similar in colour but I do however have my eye on a particular rosy pink coloured one. Next purchase perhaps! ♡
Have a great day! Xoxo