Lipstick Playground

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Hello there my fellow lipstick junkies!

 

This thread is a playground for all lipstick junkies out there. A place where we can share anything about our darlings. Because... c'mon! We need our personal space to play, right? Smiley Wink Please, feel free to share anything and everything about your lovelies: hand/lip swatches, your staples, must haves, loved ones, not so loved ones, "fails", nasty lil buggers, lipstick of the day, new acquisitions, old flames, experiments, creative stuff, thoughts on lippies, challenges... lots and lots of photos, of course... You get the picture...  "Anything goes!" ( to quote our lovely DiVWA ) Smiley Happy

 

Post, share, discus, and the most important thing - have fun!

 

I declare our lippie playground officially open! Smiley Happy

 

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Lippie junkies united!!! Smiley Wink

 

New, Spring 2017 Lipstick Challenge is here:

 

http://community.sephora.com/t5/Lips/Spring-2017-Lipstick-Challenge/td-p/2733982

 

 

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This color is so natural on you SQ.  I love it and it pairs so nicely with your eyes!  

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So nice to see your pretty face again Social!  You look ready for summer with that colour....very pretty indeed!

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Aww, thank you Green! It has been pretty warm lately, and it looks like the rain is ready to roll in after today for the next week.

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I love this warm yet neutral color on you. You've got nicely shaped lips too (not to sound weird).

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Hehe, that doesn't even register as weird on my meter at all. The only thing about my lip shape that bothers me are two freckles close to my lips. It makes it a bear to check my lines when I mistake a freckle for a smear!

 

But yes, I find it to be a bit warmer than the terracotta tar (maybe then this is red-ish terracotta pots?). It wasn't overly metallic either.

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So pretty! This lip tar looks perfect on you!

 

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Thank you, Lyra!

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Well this is what I look like in a more orange-based shade. Yikes. This is the liquid lipstick in the Giorgio Armani trio perk -- #400. Am I the only one who thinks liquid lipsticks are hard to apply? (I can't find my Cupid's bow.) And do they ever really dry? Anyway, I think cool colors look best on me... my teeth look a little more yellow in this color methinks. Excuse the wet hair and lack of makeup today.

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ETA: I'm surprised that people so far seem to like this on me! I thought for sure this was a throwaway shade. Thanks for the input!

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don't toss it! i agree w/ everyone else--this looks great on you. i wear liquid lipsticks often and i still have bad days where i can't seem to apply it nicely. p.s. your garden is lovely

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All lipsticks are hard for me to apply.  My hands shake.  This is much prettier than I imagined it.  Can't wait to try it.  This looks so beautiful on you.

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This is a beautiful shade on you!

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I really really like it. Doesn't look too orange at all to me.

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Such a gorgeous shade on you!

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Whoa! Now, that's a gorgeous red on you! Absolutely stunning. Well, I'd say you wear orange-based shades quite well yourself, missy. Smiley Wink 

 

Yep. Liquid lipsticks are a pain to apply for me, too. I hate them, and love them, at the same time ( I hate application, but love everything else about them ( usually they're long wearing, and I'm a sucker for those! ) ). Most of the time I avoid them because of that lil detail. Ain't nobody got time fo dat! Smiley Tongue 

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Thanks Lyra. Do you happen to know a good match for this that isn't a liquid lipstick? I'd prefer this color in a bullet. Maybe Besame Red Hot Red as Anne mentioned.

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How about NARS Audacious Carmen?

 

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Gotta run, but there may be something else, too.... Later. Smiley Wink

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Maybe even Rita?

 

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Maybe some of these?

 

 

Tom Ford's Ruby Rush? But, I think it's not as orange based.

 

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Besame:

 

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 I ( personally ) would go with Carmen. Smiley Wink But, that's just me.

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Thanks Lyra. I will have to look into these. I just read Temptalia's review of #400 and she says that #400 is a blue-based red. I could have sworn I saw some orange in it and on me. Weird.

 

I appreciate the effort you put into researching and pulling together swatches.

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No problem. Smiley Happy

 

I thought it looked "blue" on you, as well. But, I know how photos are sometimes deceiving and not true to the real deal ( lighting, shades, this, that ), so I went with your description. If it is really blue, I think there are even more options out there.

 

Now that you say it is blue, I'd recommend Ruby Woo... But, I don't think you'd like the formula. It's a metro rat. Smiley Wink

 

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Check TF Ruby Rush, Cherry Lush, NARS Dragon Girl, MAC Russian Red and MAC Red, Besame Red as it looks "bluer" than Red Hot Red. If something else pop up in mind, will let you know. 

 

Anyway... Now I need Carmen!!!

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If only I looked as beautiful with wet hair, no makeup and a lipstick color that I thought was too warm Smiley Happy

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I really like this shade on you! I think this is a fun punch of colour that brightens up your whole face Smiley Happy