Sunday, April 6th, 2014

Here are some of my personal recommendations for lip products to pick up while Sephora’s offering 15% off! Beauty Insiders use code TICKET, VIBs use code VIBTICKET, and Rouges use code ROUGETICKET. :) Feel free to share your recommendations for other readers to try!

  1. Bite Beauty Cashmere Lip Creams (review) are really intensely pigmented liquid lipsticks. I’ve tried three shades and have loved all three! (Pictured: Moscato)
  2. Guerlain Rouge G (review) is my all-time favorite lipstick formula, and it’s by no means inexpensive, so a sale is a great time to indulge. Love shades like Gemma, Girly, Gisela, Genna, Garconne, Gigolo. (Pictured: Genna)
  3. YSL Glossy Stains (review) are glossy, pigmented, and long-wearing lip colors that come in a wide variety of shades. These are lovely for someone who likes a glossy lip but needs longer wear. (Pictured: Fuchsia Dore)
  4. Urban Decay Revolution Lipstick (review) is a pigmented, comfortable, hydrating, and moderately longer-wearing lipstick that comes in a good variety of shades from beige to plum. I really love shades like Anarchy, Naked, Streak, and Venom. (Pictured: Anarchy)
  5. Bobbi Brown High Shimmer Lipgloss (review) is my go-to formula for sparkling, shimmery gloss with a high-shine, high-shimmer finish. I love shades like Canary, Naked Plum, and Plum Gold. (Pictured: Citrus)
  6. Too Faced La Creme (review) is an excellent formula if you love a lipstick with a very creamy, emollient texture, good color payoff, and hydration. (Pictured: Bon Bon)
  7. Givenchy Le Rouge (review) is one of my favorite formulas for its satiny finish, intense color payoff, and comfortable, hydrating, long-wear.
  8. Buxom Full Bodied Lipstick (review) is a richly pigmented, longer-wearing, comfortable formula that won’t break the bank! (Pictured: Menace)
  9. Marc Jacobs LoveMarc Lip Gel (review) is hydrating, emollient lipstick with a lot of shine and pigmentation. Some of my favorites are Showstopper and Seduce Me. (Pictured: Seduce Me)
  10. Jack Black Lip Balm (review) is a must-have for me at all times.

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67 thoughts on “10 Lip Products to Try at Sephora

  1. stacey

    Sephora may be a place to try…..but not a place to buy. I dont contribute my money there for various reasons of the past. Too many places in SF, I can buy from.

  2. When I use up my Nivea lip butter, the first thing I’m doing is buying Jack Black lip balms again.
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  3. Beautiful spread! I agree with everything except Jack Black because the mint is irritating to my lips. I am loving everything else though and now really is the time to try the more expensive ones due to 15% off! :)

    • Have you tried any of the other scents/flavors from Jack Black?

      • I have not but thought of chamomile or black tea/berry (?) ones. What do you suggest? :)

        • I like the Black Tea one! I know that Leesha/xSparkage swears by the Shea Butter one, which I don’t think I’ve tried (but keep wanting to – it’s always out of stock!). The ones I keep here are mint and lemon!

          • Hmmm.. I’m enticed now. That’s lemon/chamomile ? Black tea… Oh I wonder if it’s way too late to return? I love a good moisturizing lippie! Hello @Leesha! Congrats and you’re a tinker bell! :) Love the Sugarpill quad look! Thanks Christine! :)

            • I caved.. 15% off is like 2 for one plus tax 😀 lemon and black tea ! I can’t wait! I’ll give my mint away or just keep it somewhere odd where I just might need it someday. Lol. The father of “Five” was never into “extravagant” things… Men. Sigh. :)

            • I hope one of them works well for you :)

              My hubby uses JB, too!

            • No problem! I always think of it as just lemon, but lemon and chamomile officially it seems, so yes. LOVE that one! :)

  4. I especially love Bite pencil crayons right now. Madeira, Tart, Satsuma, and Blood Orange. YSL rouge volupte in nude beige 01, golden glosses 3 and 10, and Givenchy LE rouge in 306 carmin :) honey lacquer by Bite in Valencia is gorgeous too. Lippies! <333

  5. I really need to try the top three or four!
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  6. Urban Decay Revolution, Buxom Full Bodied, and Make Up For Ever Rouge Artist Intense are my favorites for color. Fresh Sugar Lip Treatment and Yu-Be Lip Therapy are my favorites for balms.

    I also love Illamasqua lipsticks and I’m sad Sephora cut their selection of them down so much. I had a couple on my wishlist that they stopped carrying.
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  7. I love when you do posts like this! I’ve been wondering what to get at at Sephora during the 15% off…


  8. My recommendations would also include the Jack Black lip balms (I really like the grapefruit one) and Bite Beauty’s Agave Lip Mask (even better than the Jack Black lip balm), Bite’s VIB Rouge lipstick which, sadly, wasn’t available for purchase in-store during the VIB event. Also, from Nars, Como Larger Than Life Lipgloss and Damage lipstick.

    • I wish I had more luck with the Agave Lip Mask! I’ve been trying a lot more lip balms but still find Jack Black to be best for me.

      • Quinctia

        Jack Black works well for me because my lips get on well with petroleum jelly, for some reason! So I’ve actually found the Vaseline Lip Therapy to work pretty well for me…which is good, because I only bought it because they come in a ridiculously adorable teeny tiny vaseline container.

        However, it’s not something I’d ever use on the go, so it’s on the night stand. The rose one smells really nice, and it’s about the same consistency as JB for me.

        JB totally lives in my purse, though! :)

        • I think it’s the same for me! I don’t know if it’s perhaps because I used to use Vaseline for YEARS growing up… like until I was 18 or so? I used Vaseline at night. I usually had regular Chapstick in my pocket growing up (my dad’s influence!).

  9. I picked up a Bite Beauty Matte Creme lip crayon (I got the color Blood Orange) a couple days ago when I was at Sephora… It is AMAZING. It glides on amazingly well and is so comfy on – which is awesome for a matte shade! Smells so yummy too. It’s gonna be hard for me to restrain myself and not pick up more :)

  10. CKG

    I like the packaging on the le Rouges but I can’t decide on a colour because I have similar shades already. Buxom looks interesting.

  11. I love your picks!
    1- YSL Rouge Volupte lipsticks
    2- YSL Golden Glosses
    3- Nars Velvet Matte lip pencils
    4- Jack Black lip balm
    5- Fresh Sugar lip polish
    6- Tarte Lipsurgence natural matte lip tint
    7- Nars Satin lip pencils
    I can only think of 7 right

  12. SO MANY THINGS 😀 (that I want to try!) I think Buxom, Bite and YSL’s Glossy stains are probably at the top of my list, though! Shame that the first two aren’t available here 😛
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  13. So happy to see this list before I go to Sephora with me coupon tomorrow. The Jack Black lip balm will be on my list. And you reminded me that my Too Faced Drenched lippies are sitting in one of my storage containers and need to come out. Between the Hourglass Ambient Lighting and their blush, which, if either, is the must have?
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    • Do you have a lot of blush? No finishing powders? I think the Ambient Lighting Powders are more likely to be a product you don’t have a ton of? but that’s just a guess. The blush is lovely but less ground-breaking, IMO!

      • Allison

        Thank you, Christine. That’s what I was hoping you’d say! I’m drowning in blush & no finishing powder quite like the Ambient Lighting :)

  14. Top four products are my favs :)

  15. I’ve tried a ton of lip balms and I’m always coming back to my Jack!
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  16. Thats great dear.. I would love to try UD lipsticks and Gurelian..

  17. Mary

    I totally used this as an opportunity to get a YSL glossy stain in No. 7 and a MBMJ Lip Gel in Seduce Me!

    Debating another glossy stain… I’m kind of obsessed. This sale is the perfect time for splurging on lip products!

  18. I just bought my first UD Revolution lipstick in Streak this weekend during the sale and it’s great! I also love the Jack Black lip balm in the Lemon scent! I have a Too Faced La Creme lipstick from one of their holiday kits but I haven’t even used it yet, oops! I better get on that though!

  19. The Bite Lip Creams are something I have had my eye on recently.

  20. I have UD lipstick in 69 and its one of the best formula of lipsticks I have tried! Totally worth the money. I’m looking for a bright pink for summer and was debating between UD Anarchy or NARS Schiap. Which one would you recommend? Or any suggestions? I don’t want anything super glossy but my lips tend to dry out so I don’t want something that emphasizes lip lines.
    Help!? Thanks in advance!

  21. I love Jack Black balm! Thanks again for recommending it. It’s perfection! I so need one of those Bite Beauty Cashmere Lip Creams in my life. Especially whichever shade that is lol. It’s so gorgeous! I totally recommend everyone try the Urban Decay Revolution lipsticks. It’s one of the best formulas I’ve tried. They’re pigmented, moisturizing and long lasting. Anarchy is my fave!
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  22. Jenn

    I agree on the Rouge G and Glossy stains. Best lip stick/lip gloss (not sure what to put Glossy Stain as) formulas, ever. The Rebel Nudes for Glossy Stains are great, have to go into Sephora to pick up one now that DFS SFO discontinued carrying YSL products. :( I already have a good amount of my Rouge Gs left. Dior Addict is also pretty nice too, in Diablotine.

    • Haha! Glossy Stains are so funny, because they’re like a gloss, a stain, but so pigmented that they could almost be a lipstick. I normally consider them a gloss, since they do have a lot of shine :)

  23. stelly

    I have a question for Christine or anyone else. Have you ever experienced foul smelling from Givenchy le rouge lipsticks??