Luxe Lip: Lipstick Queen Silver Screen Review and Swatch

I love Lipstick Queen lipsticks. And as you know I adore purple lipstick so when I caught a glimpse of the new Silver Screen lipstick collection featuring a purplicious colour called Stella, I was giddy with excitement and it went straight on to my lipstick lust list. There are seven colours in the Silver Screen collection, promising intense, ultra-moisturising, long-wearing colour in one swipe. Lipstick Queen’s last luxury lipstick … Continue reading Luxe Lip: Lipstick Queen Silver Screen Review and Swatch

Satsuma matte velvet lipstick, Cosmetics a la carte

Orange Lipstick Review & Swatch: Satsuma Matte Velvet Lipstick, Cosmetics A La Carte

If you read my previous post you’ll know I’ve been orange obsessed and on a mission to find oranges that worked for me. The main things I was looking for in an orange lipstick were the following: Strong colour payoff Comfortable on lips Non drying so doesn’t leave my lips looking like a shrivelled prune Matte finish with zero shimmer Easy removal SATSUMA MATTE VELVET LIPSTICK, COSMETICS … Continue reading Orange Lipstick Review & Swatch: Satsuma Matte Velvet Lipstick, Cosmetics A La Carte

Nailing It: Yellow Fever! (Barry M yellow nail paint)

I love yellow. It’s just so cheering and spirit lifting. I defy you to feel sorry for yourself when looking at yellow.  Jo over at Patent Purple Life recently blogged about her “sunshine in a bottle”, (Maybelline Colorshow Electric Yellow) which inspired me to catch yellow fever and go bright with my nails too. The nail polish on my fingers tends to be on the dark … Continue reading Nailing It: Yellow Fever! (Barry M yellow nail paint)

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