Lupita Nyong'o in Orange Lipstick Essence magazine

50 Shades of Orange Lipstick / Orange Is The New Everything!

If you follow me on Instagram or Twitter then you’ll know that I’ve had an orange lip obsession this summer. Until May I’d never worn orange lipstick but since then I’ve worn nothing else (with the exception of purple to see Prince). The beauty gods have declared that the orange lip is hot this season. I normally ignore trends and go with what I fancy but orange looks so juicy … Continue reading 50 Shades of Orange Lipstick / Orange Is The New Everything!

In Pursuit of the Perfect Purple Pout: The End!

Voila Violet…..Pucker Up Purple My quest for the perfect purple put began many light years ago (feel free to read Part I of the epic here and Part II here). Nearly all the colours that I spotted online and mentioned in those previous posts looked completely different in real life which was very disappointing.  I hunted high and low but it seems it was the wrong … Continue reading In Pursuit of the Perfect Purple Pout: The End!

In Pursuit of the Perfect Purple Pout: Part II

Good to know that I’m not the only one partial to a purple pout. Stylist Magazine recently got a bit violet. Just a bit of an update as the hunt for the perfect purple lipstick continues. Thanks to everyone who’s made suggestions. I’ve discovered a few more potentials. One thing that has become very obvious is how inaccurate the pictures that brands have of their … Continue reading In Pursuit of the Perfect Purple Pout: Part II