A Week in Lipstick – 04 September 2011
It’s been a pale pink week this week for some reason (well, the reason being that I’ve been wearing very dark eyeshadow, I suppose). This week’s entrants to the hall of fame are:
Chantecaille Lip Chic – China Rose
Chantecaille Lip Chic – Tea Rose
Avon – Baby Lips
No7 Poppy King Lipstick – Glamour
Clarins Joli Rouge – Pink Blossom
Vapour Organics Elixir Plumping Gloss – Bitten
Tarina Tarantino – Cameo
Remarkably similar this bunch, if you take the Chantecaille Tea Rose and Vapour gloss out of the equation. Very different textures, all of them, though. I think the Chantecaille Lip Chics might currently be my favourite lipstick texture of all, soft and moisturising, and, whilst sheer, they’re pigmented enough for a really polished look. There will be a full review of both of these and the Vapour gloss soon though.
Here are the swatches:
Yup. Very similar. What can I say? I get into a groove with shades sometimes …
Oh, and a little sneaky preview for you of what I have coming up this week:
Why yes, that IS a wall of Tom Ford. How did you guess? It’s incomplete though, I have discovered that True Coral is so disgusted with my total inability to wear it that it’s gone walkabout. Pfeh.
The Fine Print – This week a selection of purchases, PR samples and gifts. Fear my overdraft fees this month! Fear them! But then, who needs food anyway?
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