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Thursday, 26 May 2016

Spring Lip Picks 2016

It's only as I type up this post I realise that while I very rarely wear lipgloss, all four of my favourite Spring lip products are glosses. Look at me stepping out of my comfort zone, eh? I'm just enjoying something a little lighter on the lips as the weather gets (sort of) slightly warmer because I'm pretty sure that lipstick makes your mouth sweat right? Nope, just me then....
(L-R) L'Oreal Paris Color Riche Extraordinaire in Rose Symphony,  MAC Cremesheen Glass in Loud & Lovely, Rimmel Apocalips Lip Lacquer in Celestial, Bourjois Rouge Edition Velvet Lipstick in Nude-ist.

L'Oreal Color Riche Extraordinaire this gloss is a blogger's dream when it comes to the packaging - shiny and gold! It's an orangey-pink shade which I wouldn't normally go for but it looks really pretty when applied and brightens up my makeup for Spring. The formula is slightly on the thick side for me and the applicator is what I can only describe as fluffy which can make application a little messy. I always need to clean up the edges. Nothing too major though, I'm still a big fan of these.

MAC Cremesheen Glass I feel so girly and feminine when I wear this bubblegum pink gloss, it's gorgeous. I tend to wear this if I go out as it's glamorous and adds a little extra something to your makeup look. It feels so comfortable to wear, it's not sticky or drying in the slightest. It's more long lasting than a lot of lip glosses I've tried, however, you will need to keep this in your handbag so you can reapply every now and then throughout the day.

Rimmel Apocalips I can't stop wearing this gloss, it's probably the one that I am most impressed with out of the four - it's so wearable and suits so many different looks, it's not drying and it's long lasting. I also really like the applicator as it has a little groove around the edge that seems to fit the shape of your lips. So pretty much the whole package. I definitely need to purchase some more of these!

Bourjois Velvet Lipstick I'll get the negative out of the way first - I've seen quite a few bloggers comment that these matte lipsticks aren't drying on the lips but that isn't the case for me, I find them so drying so I was a little bit disappointed about that! However, I do love the way these look as they do give a velvet effect on the lips which is a little different and the dusky pink colour is just beautiful and perfect for Spring.

What are you current favourite lipsticks? Do you prefer lipstick or lip gloss?


  1. Lip glosses aren't usually my thing, but I do love that Rimmel Apocalips! My favourite lipstick brand right now is NYX x

    Everything But The Kitchen

  2. I have the rimmel one, and while the colour is beautiful I still hate the sticky consistency of it. I am definitely a lipstick kinda girl, and its usually liquid lipsticks. Really wish I could wear that one more! I love your colours though. Very spring!

    Samantha xo | Blended To Perfection

  3. I've been a huge fan of the Apocalips lip glosses, they're just gorgeous and look so, so good when they're on! I'm dreading the day they discontinue!

    Loving the L'Oreal Rose Symphony as well - I usually wouldn't go for such a bright colour, but looking at it on the swatch it actually looks so pretty!

    Love this post, gives me reason to buy them all! Mwahah!

  4. That pink MAC lipgloss is *such* a lovely colour x

  5. I'm not much of a gloss person either, but I love love love the MAC Cremesheen formula! It's so glossy and moisturizing without being sticky.


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