Shades of Nude Lipsticks

Nars Barbara, Urban Decay 1993, Charlotte Tilbury Very Victoria, Charlotte Tilbury Hepburn Honey, Mac HoneylovePeople keep telling me they like how my makeup matches my hair colour but I swear I’m not doing it on purpose. I’d love a red every now and then but they all just look too bright against my skin. So obviously, it’s basically been these five lipsticks on rotation for the past few months. They will certainly not come as a surprise if you’ve read some of my previous posts but here you go anyway. Continue reading “Shades of Nude Lipsticks”

Charlotte Tilbury Lipstick Formulas

Charlotte Tilbury Very Victoria, Charlotte Tilbury Hepburn Honey

Since starting this blog, I’ve been on a massive lip product kick. The thing is I need new shadows but there is nothing that tickles my fancy. Additionally, having moved to London, I can finally get my dose of Charlotte Tilbury makeup without having to rely on the wretched delivery company. And let’s not be overly dramatic but I basically want to be Charlotte Tilbury when I grow up. So as soon as I arrived and left my luggage at the apartment, I ran to Fenwick to get myself another Art Deco bullet. (Oh, that so brought on a FMJ/TGW reference.) Continue reading “Charlotte Tilbury Lipstick Formulas”

Top Three Lipstick Formulas

Charlotte Tilbury Very Victoria, Nars Barbara, Mac Hearts Aflame

I am definitely not one to go for a sheer lip. Nor a glossy one. Those glossy stains I own are certainly not getting much wear. At least, this season. I seem to lean towards more opaque and matte finishes so I thought I’d share my favourite ones with you. Note, I am still yet to purchase my first Tom Ford and YSL lipsticks but till then…. Continue reading “Top Three Lipstick Formulas”

The Products I Wish Weren’t Limited Edition


So let’s consider the worst case beauty scenario. You find the perfect lip colour but before you snap it, it’s out stock and never coming back again. Seasonal collections can be fun but also frustrating. You always regret the things you didn’t buy the most, right? Continue reading “The Products I Wish Weren’t Limited Edition”

Why I Love Nars Barbara

DSC09190 When the Audacious Lipstick line launched, I didn’t pay much attention. Ugh, how ignorant of me. I did however catch a glimpse of the name Barbara. Now, that I’ve analysed the line more closely Anna, Leslie, Marlene and Vanessa look equally lovely but Barbara was my first choice. Too bad there actually isn’t an Audacious lipstick named after me but if anything, this is the closest. Read: Barbara is my favourite name. Continue reading “Why I Love Nars Barbara”