Thursday, May 8, 2014

The Hunt for the Perfect Lip Color

I am officially declaring 2014 the year to find my perfect lip color.  It's the important things, I know.  See I have never been one to gravitate towards any lip color what so ever, me and my chapstick have gotten a long great for years.

I remember my friends having an over flowing supply of lip sticks, glosses, stains, balms, you name it.  I just wasn't interested.  They were either sticky, or they dried out my lips, they came off in a matter of minutes, or I just felt like a clown wearing them.

But here's the thing, I like them.  I like how they look and I think that they can really pull everything together, or add a little extra punch to your look.


So I declared 2014 the year to find the one.  Hey if I find more then one lip color I love I will consider it a bonus.  I have a few simple requirements.  It looks natural for me to wear (aka I don't look like a clown), it doesn't dry out my lips, and it lasts long enough that if I put it on at home it can be seen out in public.

Now this is where I am seeking your help.  What are your favorite go to lip products and colors?  Please share because I am in need of help on this mission!

6 comments:

  1. MAC 'Syrup' has become my it-lip color throughout the past year. It's moisturizing and has great staying power. I wrote a whole post recently about my essential lip products (part of my Makeup Essentials series). Maybe that could provide you other suggestions!

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  2. I agree with you, there's definitely "the one" out there for all of us. Mine is "Spice it Up!" by mac. I love it so much that I put it in the design of my blog's header!

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  3. If you are looking for a transitional lip tint, before you dive right into a lipstick, I have really been loving Alima's lip products. It is in between a lipstick and chapstick, and gives you a good amount of color. It also feels great and doesn't dry out your lips or leave a weird residue. I found that this has helped me branch out into more adventurous lip products. Good luck!

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  4. I will definitely be checking out that post, thanks Karly!

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  5. That's awesome! Looks like I'm going to be hitting up the mac counter!

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  6. Thanks so much for the recommendation, I'm going to have to check it out - I haven't heard of that one before.

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