Black Lipstick Yay or Nay

A famous person once said: ‘Don’t underestimate the allure of darkness, even the purest hearts are drawn to it.’

By famous I mean a hot fictional vampire named Klaus, but let’s put that aside for now.

Oh and he was probably referring to the fact that people do awful stuff to others, but let’s not talk about that either. Let’s talk lipsticks instead.

Dark lipsticks.… Read the rest

Color Lip Last

Sephora is sort of a magical place, mainly because we don’t have one in the Netherlands. We had a Sephora in Utrecht for a little while, but then it disappeared. I didn’t like that magic trick very much.

So I purchased a few Sephora goodies while I was in Paris and this Color Lip Last lipstick in N°22 Burgundy Spirit was one of them.

Burgundy is a great color for fall.… Read the rest

MAc Giambattiata Valli

By now you all must know that I adore MAC lipsticks, but I’ve never fallen in love with any of the limited edition lipsticks until Giambattista Valli came around.

I’ve heard that limited edition stuff sell out in less than 10 minutes so I was prepared to sit at my desk and wait for the email announcement early in the morning on September 12th. (That’s still the official release date here in the Netherlands.)

So, on August 27th I’m lounging around in my pajama, watching TLC.… Read the rest

MAC Film Noir

Social conventions dictate that I should wear dark lipstick in fall.

My brain wants me to wear a lipstick that matches my soul (which is black) 24/7.

No I’m just kidding. At least I hope my soul isn’t black…

MAC Film Noir isn’t really black though. It is rather brown. A reddened brown, to be precise.

Where is Effie to shout THAT’S MAHOGANY? I think mahogany is a good term for Film Noir. Read the rest

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