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The Lipstick League – Week of 3/17/2014

vintage Revlon lipstick ad

The Lipstick League – week of 3.17.14

Question of the Week: What is your all-time favorite drugstore lipstick?

EauMG’s Answer: This shouldn’t surprise you at all – Revlon Super Lustrous Lipstick. I love the formula and the color selection. Actually, I’m a major fan of all of Revlon’s lip formulas. I also love ColorBurst Lip Butters. 

In fact, you can find many swatches, etc. of Revlon lipsticks on EauMG: Super Lustrous Lipstick in Cherries in The Snow, 1970’s

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Revlon Super Lustrous Lipstick in Berry Haute

Revlon Berry Haute Lipstick Swatch

Weekly Cheap Secret:

My favorite drugstore lipstick brand is Revlon. My goal is to own all the shades. At the rate that I’m going, I will 🙂 Here’s my review of Revlon Super Lustrous Lipstick in 660 Berry Haute.

The Color 660 Berry Haute – This shade is cool toned mauve with a little bit of “umph”. It has a “natural” satin finish, no shimmer. Because… Continue reading | 7 Comments

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The Lipstick League – Week of 4.18.2011

Jean Parker Easter

The Lipstick League – week of 4.18.11 – Happy Easter!

Question: What’s your signature lip color?

EauMG’s Answer: My signature lip color changes yearly and seasonally. I have went from MAC Lipstick in Snob, a milky pale pink, when I had long hair and wore it in a beehive. I then went to MAC Viva Glam Lipstick in Viva Glam III, a matte plum red, when I had dyed red hair. I then went to MAC Lipstick in Morange, a true bright

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Revlon Matte Lipstick in Stormy Pink Review & Swatches

Revlon Matte Lipstick in Stormy Pink

Weekly Cheap Secret:

I’m a Revlon lipstick fan. Over the past few years, they have really stepped up their game. The colors have always been fantastic but the formula felt really heavy and there was a terrible flavor/scent. That’s all gone now and I own many Revlon lipsticks. My most recent purchase is Revlon Matte Lipstick in Stormy Pink 011.

Revlon Matte Lipstick in Stormy Pink swatch

The Color: Stormy… Continue reading | 5 Comments

makeup instruction, vintage

More 1930’s Fashion: Get the Makeup Look of Alice Faye

1930's Fashion Get the makeup Look of Alice Faye

Alice is sporting quite the look here with those interesting bangs. I may not like the hair but I do like a classic, matte red lipstick look. Here’s what I did to create a 1930’s inspired Alice Faye makeup look…sans the goofy poofy hair:

FACE: I applied Shiseido Stick Foundation in 020 with my fingers. With my Bobbi Brown Concealer Brush, I applied e.l.f