Lipstick Of The Week | Barry M Matte Me Up

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Barry M Matte Me Up – 24 Carat £6.99

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The Verdict

After loving the last Matte Me Up lip set I got from Barry M, I had to get another set! I chose this amazing colour called 24 Carat. This matte chrome effect gives the illusion of fuller lips. The quality of this product is very good, especially for £6.99. For £6.99 you get a full sized lip colour and lip liner. A lot of brands are now selling chrome lip toppers, this colour is so metallic you won’t need to use any chrome lip topper to get this beautiful metallic sheen. Thumbs up Barry M for another gorgeous lip set.

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Lipstick Of The Week | NARS

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NARS Velvet Lip Glide £23.00

 

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The Verdict

NARS Velvet Lip Glide is so dense and rich in pigment that it leaves your lips looking deliciously glossy. It comes in a cute and understated packaging. I’m using this beautiful vamp colour called Unspeakable. To get this really glossy look I applied on a few layers. I love this gloss, it comes in many shades from nudes to vampire. I already have the colour Stripped and I will be adding more to my collection. It’s so worth the £23.00, I highly recommend!

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Lipstick Of The Week | NARS

For my Lipstick Of The Week I’m using NARS Audacious Lipstick, colour Bette. £26 from ASOS.

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http://www.asos.com/nars/nars-audacious-lipstick/prd/4629396?CTARef=Bag%20Item%20Image

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The Verdict

I am loving this colour!! It’s the perfect vampire shade. However I had to be generous, applying on a few layers to achieve the full potential of this lipstick. Retailing at £26, it is a little on the high end of lipstick prices. Yes, the packaging is slick, the lid is magnetic and snaps on in a very sophisticated way. But does this warrant spending £26? The sensible part of me says no, but the naughty side of me says this colour is banging. It’s a good lipstick, it is moisturising and goes on very silky giving your lips a beautiful shine. NARS claims that this lipstick gives a full coverage in a single stroke, but I disagree with this claim as I had to apply quite a few layers to get full coverage. Although I like this lipstick, I’m not in a rush to buy more shades from this range as I feel that there isn’t anything majorly special about it that makes it stand out from other lipsticks.

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Lipstick Of The Week | Laura Mercier

I’m using Laura Mercier Velour Extreme matte lipstick – Fire £22.00 from Selfridges.

Link

http://www.selfridges.com/GB/en/cat/laura-mercier-velour-extreme-matte-lipstick_304-3005452-12701645/?previewAttribute=Fire

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The Verdict

This matte lipstick comes in many colours and is in the style of a pen. It twists like a traditional lipstick but looks like a fat lip liner. It is creamy and very pigmented. Although it glides on easily, it is hard to get precision as the tip of the lipstick is big and rounded. I recommend using a lip brush to get perfect edges.

I chose the colour Fire. It is a proper red, red. This colour is definitely a statement because it is so bold and would give any monotone outfit a pop of colour. Unlike liquid matte lipsticks, you have lots of time to get it perfect as it doesn’t dry like the way liquid lipsticks do.

I haven’t used any lipsticks in this style before so I can’t compare, but I love the quality and the colour. The pigment and coverage is great, thumbs up from me!

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