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Lipstick Queen: Let them eat cake

Quickly ladies, I need to be diffused. I want this lipstick badly, but its $45. Somebody tell me a really good dupe and/or talk me out of buying.Pic: Temptaliaupload_5805545151529636201.jpg

czikimonkey

Re: Lipstick Queen: Let them eat cake

Just FYI--if anyone else, like me, is still lusting after this lipstick, it's now available online at Ulta! Yep I ordered it :smileyhappy:)))))

notcreative

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I had it in my cart on 10x points day, but my son ended up spending the evening in the hospital.  I forgot to place the order.  If anyone is going to order this now, the $35 and $50 Beauty Breaks are still available.  Do not forget to add them into your cart.  I am refraining for now.  This will be mine at some point.

czikimonkey

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argh--what are the beauty breaks? I have only ordered from / been to Ulta a few times and am not really familiar with them. I hope your son is okay! I will post swatches when it comes in :smileyhappy: 

notcreative

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Once a week they offer a 4-6 (mostly 4) hour deal where they give a bonus GWP for ordering at a certain time.  It is usually Wednesday from noon-4pm central, but they extended the hours today.  This is what it was.

 

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czikimonkey

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Thanks! I obviously missed that one. Blah. 

czikimonkey

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Did you get the lipstick? Can we see swatches? 

BlushHoarder

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Hi czikimonkey! Thanks for asking :smileyhappy:

 

During Birthday/Mother's Day week? You bet I did!

 

I just took some pics in boring house light, but I want to do some more in daylight.swatch2.jpgswatch3.jpgswatch1.jpg

 

I like it! There is certainly some frost in it, but it easier to wear than one might think. It is a neutral/MLBB/pinkish shade but spicier!

Heatoyos1

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Fantastic choice and very flattering!

czikimonkey

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So pretty! 

quixotic

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I'm so glad you got it - it looks AMAZING on you!!!

notcreative

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It looks amazing.  Great purchase.  Glad no one talked you out of it.

LariTheLoud

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I'm tempted by it, but what's holding me back is that I don't much like Clinique's Bamboo Pink. I think LTEC looks different enough to be possibly more flattering on me, but I wish I could see it in person before splurging!

BlushHoarder

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Whah? You don't have Barney's in your neighborhood???? Don't they have one on every corner? lol

LariTheLoud

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L O L

 

I wish. All my tears!

melissabt

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I found a good lipstick dupe! It has slightly less sparkle though.

 

Smashbox Be Legendary Pretty Social - light lavender pink

 

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<3 Melissa
BlushHoarder

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ooooh I might try that too :smileyhappy: Thanks Melissa

Nicrohr

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A really close dupe but perhaps? slightly more lavender/cooler (a good thing in my opinion) is Clinique Heather Moon -- and it's only $15!  It's more frost/subtle shimmer than "metallic" microglitter (which seems like LTEC might be to me).

 

I think that large pic on top from Temptalia is really warm compared to other LQ LTEC reviews I've seen, but I could be wrong.  She does do great reviews and pics!

 

I think it might read a little warm on Temptalia because she has very warm peachy lips underneath and it's not a mega opaque color to hide that.

 

Here is Heather Moon:

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Here is LQ LTEC in a review I read that calls it a "lilac" shade, cool toned lip but with gold (warm) shimmer, so very layered/perhaps versatile:
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knuevekm

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What I normally do in these cases is go and see it for myself. If you are just me-eh about it when you swatch it, pass on it and get a dupe. If you absolutely love it, then it's worth the money!

 

Possible dupe: I own Nars "sexual healing" (I hope that doesn't get bleeped). It is very similar but less pink. Sephora sells it $26.

 

 

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JayReed

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Is this at Ulta or the Lipstick queen site??

quixotic

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Hi Jay -

 

When I goggled to find the size of the lipstick, I did notice it for sale on the Lipstick Queen website. (Yes! More enabling!)

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