Monday, July 21, 2014


Now it's no secret that I am completely obsessed with lip products whether it be a lip balm, lipgloss, lipstick or anything in between. So when the lip product addict tag came to my attention and I was tagged by a few girls to do this I absolutely jumped at the chance. An opportunity to talk about lip products endlessly? Yes please! I would even go as far to say that this is my forte, so let's get into it.

Favourite Balm/Treatment?
Dior Lip Glow Color Reviver Balm
My favourite balm/treatment definitely has to go to the Dior Lip Glow. It not only has all the aspects of a lip balm but it also has a super cool feature where the balm adapts to your natural lip colour to create your own unique colour stain. At times this can mean that I can't use it such as if I'm wearing a nude and the colour stain would interfere with this and that's why EOS lip balms would be my second pick.
Read my review here.

Best Eye Catching Red?
Dior Addict Fluid Stick "872 Mona Lisette"
This is quite a new product in my collection but it has quickly found a place amongst my favourite lip products! This fluid stick is extremely comparable to a very pigmented liquid lipstick because unlike a usual gloss that has this consistency, it's completely opaque and what you see in the tube is what you get on your lips. The formulation is incredible because it's so smooth on the lips resulting in a very pleasant wear. A great product overall and the colour is definitely an eye catching red.

Best High End and Drugstore?
YSL Rouge Volupte "08 Fetish Pink"
Nothing, other than maybe a really good Tom Ford lipstick of which I've never tried but heard so much about, beats a YSL Rouge Volupte lipstick. Everything about them is incredible; for starters they have the creamiest consistency it's so moisturising it's crazy. The colour pigmentation is amazingly true to colour and bold. Then of course we can't forget about the gorgeous packaging that is super cute to carry around in your handbag or clutch.
Read more about this product here.

NYX Xtreme Lip Creams "05 Bonfire"
For the best of drugstore I immediately thought of the NYX Xtreme Lip Creams because I've mentioned this previously that the quality reminds me of a product that a brand like MAC or YSL would release. Since it's a lip cream that dries completely matte and has great colour pigmentation, I would pay much more for these than what they are priced.
Watch my review here.
See swatches here.

Favourite MAC Lipstick?
I sort of cheated on this question because I chose two MAC lipsticks; one as my favourite darker shade for Autumn and Winter then the other as my favourite lighter shade for spring and summer.

MAC Rebel Lipstick
This probably comes as no surprise to the majority of you since I would not stop talking about this colour when autumn finally rolled around. It's the perfect shade for those cooler months where you can rock a deep dark lip and no one should be scared of this colour since everyone I've seen it on, despite skin tone and hair colour, has looked so badass.
Read my review here.

MAC Pink Nouveau Lipstick
Another lipstick that I just won't stop raving about is definitely this wearable candy pink. Even though I chose this for a spring/summer shade, I definitely still wear this on just a day-to-day basis. Similar to Rebel, I think that this would suit a whole heap of skin tones from very fair like myself to darker skin. It's also such a versatile colour that you can wear throughout the day but also transition it into night because it's an in-between colour.
Read my review here.
Most Disappointing?
Australis Velour Lips in "Ma-li-boo"
I have only mentioned this product a couple of times and when I have it has been to compliment the colour but also comment on how drying it is and I've heard the same complaint from a lot of you. But it's not only that it's drying, the colour flakes off and becomes patchy as well as accentuates the cracks in your lips. The reason why it's a disappointing product is because the colours that this range offer are stunning and so it's a shame that the product itself just doesn't deliver since I would love to wear those colours.

Best Gloss?
MAC Cremesheen Glass in "Fashion Scoop"
I have always been a fan of every MAC lip product ever and Dazzleglasses were my favourite until the gorgeous Cremesheen glass came along and I am now converted, so much so that my dazzleglasses lay in a draw unused. So it's safe to say that I would recommend the range as a whole but I find myself reaching for Fashion Scoop the most because it's the perfect baby pink that can be used on it's own as a slightly tinted gloss or over any lipstick to give it that extra pop.
Liner- Yes or No?
Maybelline SuperStay and Essence
I would say yes, definitely! Lip liners are a must especially when wearing a really dark lip or using a red lipstick. I love the original Maybelline liners because you can sharpen them to make them extremely precise but the wind up ones are great too. The Essence liners are extremely creamy and amazing to use but the colour selection is limited.
Read my review on Maybelline SuperStay Liners here.

So that's it for the lip product addict tag but if you want more then you can watch my Crazy About Lipstick TAG here.
Thanks for reading.


Vett Vandiver said...

love these lip products!

Jordy said...

Awesome! Great minds think alike ;) x