Monday, 5 August 2013

Top 10 lipsticks

So, I did do swatches, but it didn't turn out very well because i'm a numbnuts so i'm just gonna show you. For a while i've been thinking about posting my favourite lipsticks because a few people have asked me about the shades that i'm wearing and it seems to be a hot topic on the #bbloggers chats so after last night's chat, i've decided to finally do the post! Here's my top 10 lipsticks that I can't live without (for now):

Macaroon - Topshop
This is my ultimate favourite, it applies so easily and is low maintenance as well as looking amaziiiiing on! The image above is exactly as it applies, yum! 

Pots - CK
This is CK 'Ultimate edge' in 'Pots' and these are quite lip balm like with a glossiness. For full colour I apply with a brush which can be quite tricky but the stronger colour you get is lovely!


Impassioned - MAC
'Impassioned' is a little bit deeper and bolder than the stock photo here, but in a nice way. This is my favourite bright pink shade I have. Nothing beats MAC in my eyes!

Brighton Rock - Topshop
This is also a little bit different from the stock photo. 'Brighton Rock' is quite a neon shade of the colour shown in the photo, but not too bright on application making it perfect, and it looks amazing with a tan. This is probably one of the best lipsticks Topshop have ever made.

Orange Too - CK
I'm still getting into the whole orange lip thing and working up slowly towards getting a real bright one from MAC so Orange Too is the perfect step as it isn't too out there. It's quite a subtly orange, so if you're pale skinned like me and worried about looking crazy, this is an awesome shade! 

Daredevil - Topshop
This is actually the only red lipstick I own (a fashion student not owning 'Ruby Woo'? I know right!). This is one of the best applying Topshop lipsticks I own other than Brighton Rock. It's so easy to apply without the mess and it's that blue-toned red that looks great on anyone!


Rebel - MAC
Rebel is my signature shade, I love everything about it. I was dying for a purple with a pink hue to it for so long and then what dya know, MAC gave the world this. I don't know what I would do if they ever discontinued it. I would die inside.

Berry Cool - CK
Again, this one has a little gloss to it which makes it a tad difficult to apply with a brush, but the strong colour you get if you are patient with it is lovely! The subtler tone you get when just applied as a balm is nice too as it's quite a deep, pink/red. 

Honey Nude - Clinique
This is the only honey/nude tone I own, and it's definitely the lowest maintenance of them all, it applies so well and it's the kind of tone that would suit a blonde due to the honey shade. This was the first lipstick I ever really started wearing. Perfect for a neutral day.

Depth - Topshop
This one is super, super dark! Some may say, only for Halloween! It's not as black as it seems on application as it's more a really deep purple colour and it is quite hard to apply because of this and it seems to streak a little when applied with a brush so it takes a lot of patience. This is the worst Topshop lipstick I own but I still love the colour when I manage to get it looking perfect. This is probably for people with the guts too only though!



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26 comments

  1. Macaroon is one of my favourites too! It's gorgeous for spring and summer! Lovely post :) xx

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  2. Love this post, I'm always a little wary of buying new lipsticks (for their application and quality) so glad there are a few here I might take a look at :)

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  3. Love the first one and the black shade :)
    XOXO
    Ylenia

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  5. I love the look of mac impassioned!

    Rose xo

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    1. It's a lovely colour, you should check it out in store, it's quite bright but so nice!

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  6. great post, im in love with the calvin klein Berry Cool x

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  7. Rebel is my favourite! Great choices x

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  8. MAC 'Rebel' is one of my favourite lipsticks - I love it!

    Elizabeth x

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  10. I've got (and love) Topshop's macaroon too! Emma Louise Layla x

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  11. Wonderful colors...I really like your pretty blog.^^
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  12. Great post! cool blog!

    x

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  13. wonderful post"!!
    really great job..
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  14. Loved reading this :)

    Been lusting after many of these for a whole especially 'macaroon' which I'm now going to have to purchase!

    Vickie

    www.stonesgotstyle.blogspot.co.uk

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    1. Yeah it's sooo nice! You should google the swatches if you haven't already to fall in love with it some more haha!

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  15. Great lipstick review. Personally I love Chanel, and MAC is great choice :)Topshop is very interesting choice :)xo

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    1. I was sceptical about Topshop when they first released their make up line around 3 years ago, but I really do love them. I have eyeliner by them too and it's lovely! And I would love love love some Chanel but i'm on a student budget :(

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  16. I really love the purple shade lipstick its beautiful xx

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  17. The macaroon looks lovely, I never would've guessed that topshop had great makeup! The rebel looks much darker from that picture, but it's such a pretty pinkish cranberry in real life <3 Great picks :)

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  18. I'm in love with Topshops Macaroon, such a nice shade! Great post :) xo

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