🍒 Red Lips: Rimmel or Sugarpill?
Almost every brand has a red lipstick. So I decided to compare one from the drugstore and mid-range. Drugstore 🌹 Rimmel Lasting Finish in Kiss of Life 111 ($4.99) This lipstick is creamy and shiny. It’s not a liquid, so it does transfer to what it touches. But it still kept my lips moisturized and lasted through the day. I applied it directly from the bullet, and one layer gave me a soft coat of color. I applied two more layers of it to make it more opaque. At three layers, I was satisfied with how the color popped. Overall, it’s a good product. It’s a little brighter than Nurse, but I found it pretty for a nice daytime red. Higher-End 🥀 Sugarpill Liquid Lip Color in Nurse ($18.00) As a liquid lipstick, this babe refuses to transfer. Kissing your hand after applying it can leave a little red tint. But you won’t be leaving kisses on napkins with it. The color was powerful on first application, and dried down quickly. It smells like orange cream- So if you don’t like fragrance in makeup, you might prefer another product. I have had this product for at least a year, and it has dried up a little bit. But it hasn’t lost its staying power or beauty. It also has a matte finish, which gives it a sultry look. ❤️ Final Thoughts ❤️ Personally, I prefer the Sugarpill liquid lip. I wear red lipstick a lot, so the staying power and bold color make it a winner to me. But I know there’s a $13.00 difference between each product. So if you’re only wearing red lipstick for a special occasion, you might prefer the Rimmel lipstick. What is your favorite red lip and why?
This product, or that?
Makeup dupe swatches
Drugstore red lipsticks
My Go To Products for Vibrant Makeup
I'm not a brand ambassador for Sugarpill, but they make such great vibrant makeup that I keep bringing them up in my reviews. Sugarpill came out with the Fun Size palette last year. 🐱 This palette alone has filled every need I have to do bright eyeshadow ever. Before this palette, the problem I had with a lot of bright / pastel shadows was that they were chalky. 😢 A lot of them had a white base, so they looked really ashy and draining on my skin. I don't know how Sugarpill did it, but this palette is nothing like that. I have used the shades Cheat Code, Player One, Level Up, and High Score the most. Even with a translucent primer, the color shows up pigmented. ❤️ Some colors, like High Score, don't show up 100% opaque on first application. But that's a good thing because it let's you tone it down to a watercolor pastel look if you want. The colors lasted all day on my eyes without fading. I even wore the orange pink look above to a dance festival, and it stood up through a LOT of spinning. To complete your look, you can opt for a subtle gloss. Or, you can go all out with the lip colors Sugarpill offers. 💄 In the third slide, I swatched their liquid lipstick in the shade "Cubby" on my arm. 🍊 It took only two swipes to reach that vibrancy and it dried down in two minutes. One more thing I love about Sugarpill: the adorable packaging. That may or may not have been what drew me to them... But at least it lead me to great makeup.
Fenty Beauty Gloss Bomb
✨What are the claims? It is a high shine, conditioning lip gloss. In the original shade, Fenty Glow. It is universal for all skin tones, to enhance the natural color of your lips. ✨Texture/Consistency? It is a very smooth, NON sticky gloss ✨My thoughts? I really love this! I purchased it when it first came out & this is my 3 one since then! It is the perfect no lip color, color on me! It isn’t too dark or light, but close to my natural lip color. I love the way this feels on my lips, super smooth & it isn’t sticky or gritty at all. I can’t feel the shimmer on my lips which is a deal breaker for me! I love the packaging, it’s super unique & cute & I like how I can see the product inside. It smells kind of like vanilla, & the applicator brush I super soft & fluffy! I recommend to everyone! ✨Price? It’s $19 at Sephora & it’s totally worth it!! FENTY BEAUTY - Gloss Bomb Universal Lip Luminizer
FENTY BEAUTY-Gloss Bomb Universal Lip Luminizer
Fav and Meh, my Dior products spotlight
My skin tone: fair to light Come to see my favorite Dior lipstick Dior Addict Lipstick 967 DIOR - Addict Stellar Shine Lipstick The packaging of Dior lipsticks is fancy which attracts me. I bought this lipstick without thinking. The truth is that I am delighted with this choice. The shade of 967 is a kind of fuchsia tone which is not friendly to medium and dark tone skin. But it suits fair to light skin tone persons very well personally think. The balm glides on with incredible sensoriality and instantly melts in contact with the lips for shine with sheer, vibrant color. It said to be infused with aloe vera for 24h-hydration and long-lasting comfort. And I agree with this point. It’s not oily but good hydration. You will not feel the existence on your lips. With high pigmentation, it will provide a gorgeous but lovely finish look. I don’t need to use lip balm before applying it. Here comes my“meh” Dior Lip Maximizer 001 light pink DIOR - Addict Lip Maximizer Plumping Gloss I bought this lip maximizer because of a Korean influencer. The Instant plumping and shimmering make her makeup fresh and lovely. I admit that the packaging is good-looking. No girls can deny this kind of pink stuffs. It claims that the lip plumper gloss will smooth, 24-hour hydrate lips and give an instant, long-lasting plump effect. Indeed it is hydrating. But it never stays on my lips for more than 2 hours. It’s super sticky, you cannot imagine how terrible my lip makeup is in windy days. The mint scent is okay for me. But if you are sensitive to fragrance, you should avoid using it. If you want to try Dior lipsticks, numerous shades will provide different looks. You will not make mistakes in choosing Dior lipsticks. But lip maximizer really disappointing me.
DIOR-Addict Lip Maximizer Plumping Gloss
Lipsticks: Solid (Creamy) vs. Liquid (Mousse)
Lipsticks come in different textures that can help you achieve different looks. With similar shades, I am still able to switch up the mood by using either a creamy lipstick or a mousse type, depending on my lips’ condition and the occasion. Solid Lipstick: Estée Lauder Pure Colour Envy Sculpting Lipstick #410 Dynamic For a daily and effortless look, I tend to gravitate towards this product because it has an MLBB shade that complements my neutral skin tone really well. It naturally brightens up my face without attracting too much attention to my lips, so I like to use it when I want to emphasize my eye makeup or when I’m feeling lazy and want to go out with a bare face. This lipstick feels very moisturizing and creamy without being too heavy and oily. It glides right onto the lips, and the color payoff is moderate, which helps me to achieve that natural look. However, because of its formula, it is not very long lasting. Nevertheless, it doesn’t really bother me because I find it easier to retouch the lip colors with a solid lipstick as they are easier to blend. Liquid Lipstick: Chanel Rouge Allure Ink Matte Liquid Lip Colour #196 Precieux This product is also in an MLBB shade that is more of a dried rose color with gold shimmers. What is different about this product compared to the Estee Lauder lipstick is that it is in a liquid, mousse form. This gives me a really soft and airy matte finish without drying my lips out, which I absolutely adore. What is more amazing is that it doesn’t emphasize the wrinkles and cracks in my lips, unlike most of the matte lipsticks on the market! This lipstick tends to make me look more mature given my neutral skin tone, which I like when I want to go for a sophisticated look. Because of its special texture and finish, I prefer this one over the solid lipstick.
ESTĒE LAUDER-Pure Color Envy Sculpting Lipstick
Mind blowing dupe 👄
I almost can’t believe this one, now this one is not a color dupe but a texture, look and feel dupe. Are you ready to hear something crazy? Dior gifted me their new DIOR - DIOR Addict Stellar Halo Shine lipstick in the shade 976 Be Dior Star which is a beautiful fuchsia as you can see in the photo and the texture immediately reminded me of something I already have in my collection, the UNDONE BEAUTY - Light On Lip I swatched them both side to side and yes, I was right. The texture, the look and feel of the product on the lips is super similar!! They both feel hydrating and have, as you can see, a lot of shimmer. The shimmer doesn’t translate to the lips, it just add that reflective sheen that looks so pretty! The shade is definitely different but I just went on the Undone website and it looks like REALLY RUBY would be a great color match! Again, it all comes down to price. The Dior lipstick is $38 a pop and Undone is $10 each. I knocked one star down for the Undone lipstick because I’ve had it for just a little while and it’s a bit hard to twist to get the product to come up.
DIOR-DIOR Addict Stellar Halo Shine
Lipstick swatch: Armani vs. Smashbox 👄
These three lipsticks are all liquid and the shades are quite similar. Compared with smashbox one, Armani lipsticks have that creamy texture which easily smudges on glass and requires a lot of reapplying. ARMANI beauty - Lip Maestro Liquid Matte LipstickShade 501 has a very intense velvet tone. It gives you a plum shade when you apply a thin layer and a creamy berry pink shade when you apply a thicker layer, but they don't result in a more radiant look. There's not much surprise, so I don't think it's worth the price. However, I'm felling in love with shade 500. It's a creamy medium rosy pink shade and it complements my makeup especially well! 😍 smashbox - Always On Matte Liquid LipstickSmashbox Always On Liquid Lipstick - Babe Alert is somewhere between Armani's shade 500 and shade 501. It has a mild, nude rose color. It looks good whether applied thin or thick. It feels lightweight and although it doesn't hide lip lines, it doesn't enhance the dryness of your lips. It's worth a try!
smashbox-Always On Matte Liquid Lipstick
MAC LIPSTICK 💄
Mac is now my go to lipstick. I was looking for a burgundy red lipstick and stumbled upon Mac chili lipstick. It's a good color and the finish is very nice. Not too dry and definitely not sticky at all. This lipstick also lasted on my lips for hours without any bleeding or uncomfortable dryness. MAC - MAC Lustre Lipstick
MAC-MAC Lustre Lipstick
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