One of my favorite cosmetics brands, Hourglass, has launched new colors in their lip products, Extreme Sheen High Shine Lip Gloss and Panoramic Long Wear Lip Liner.
Panoramic Long Wear Lip Liner
I’m a fan of lip liners, even when they aren’t in vogue. I’m a dedicated lip liner user and I’ve tried so many brands over the years.
This liner is one that you sharpen. The other end features a high-quality blending brush. The outside of the liner represents the shade of… Continue reading | 6 Comments
Barbara LaMarr’s look is quite the Betty Boop look, huh? Here’s my attempt to recreate this look for the modern day. I’m not very happy with my final outcome. I could not get the right lighting! For some reason I kept coming out excessively pink. Sunburn from the rare winter sunshine in Western Washington? I think not.
FACE: First, I apply foundation. I use Shisiedo Stick Foundation in 040. I blend with fingertips. Apply concealer where needed. I applied MAC Studio Finish Concealer under… Continue reading | 10 Comments
Maybe it is because I am a closet goth. But, I love the cool toned grapey purple lip look. I love a matte purple with really minimal eye makeup. I love the blue-ish tinted lip whitening sheer violet lip glosses with loud pink eyes. I love a purple hued lip stain with warm, coral eyes. I love it all. But, seriously, this is a difficult shade to wear and a difficult shade to find. It is so frustrating. So that is why I am sharing what I have found with you.
Lipstick: I love a purple lipstick look with… Continue reading | 8 Comments
Urban Decay has released the new 24/7 Glide-On Lip Pencil inspired by their very successful 24/7 Eye Pencil. If you haven’t tried the eye pencils then you should. They’re very nice. And you should try these too.
This formula is very smooth and doesn’t tug or pull. The liner is waterproof! And is very long wearing. It doesn’t dry my lips out either. It comes in six shades. There is Envious ( a lush medium berry), Gash (a classic brick red), Heavy ( a shimmery nude brown), Naked ( a nude natural pink), Ozone (clear perfect for… Continue reading