Sunday, March 13th, 2011


5 Favorite Lipsticks

Here are five lipsticks I’ve been digging a lot lately!

  1. Cle de Peau Baby Julia (T3) Extra Rich Lipstick
  2. Korres #28 Liquid Lipstick
  3. MAC Plumful Lipstick
  4. Maybelline Caramel Kiss Lipstick
  5. Guerlain Giulette Rouge G Lipstick

What have been your favorite lipsticks lately?

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89 thoughts on “5 Favorite Lipsticks

  1. Michelle

    NARS Little Darling

  2. annie

    Love them all :)

  3. Elfa

    Mac’s creme cup, viva glam gaga 1, and pink nouveau.

  4. Melissa

    I’m not a lipstick girl by any means, so I really only have one favorite – MAC Hue!

  5. Miri

    1. Estee Lauder – Bitten Fig
    2. MAC – Mehr
    3. Lancome – Love It
    4. Too Faced – Drop Dead Red
    5. Guerlain – Forever Beige

  6. Annika

    I love my GOSH Intense Lip Colour in 301, it’s sort of liquid lipstick and it’s the perfect medium mauvey/neutral pink!

  7. neutral, everyday: chanel rouge coco egerie
    brights: chanel rouge allure insolente, lancome color design matte corset
    nude: dior addict rose lingerie
    red: MAC matte lipstick ruby woo

  8. lazeny

    Mine are:

    Shu Uemura Rouge Unlimited PK 316
    Shu Uemura Rouge Unlimited PK 369
    NARS Honolulu Honey
    Guerlain Rouge G Gardenia
    Chanel Rouge Allure Laque Santal

  9. Svetlana

    My favorites lately are MAC Syrup and Viva Glam Gaga 1 (the pink one)

  10. wow, i love every single one of those! Make Up For Ever Blue Red 205 and Sephora Mr. Lover are my favorites lately

  11. Profile wp-user-avatar wp-user-avatar-60 alignnone photo of Mariella Mariella

    That Maybelline Caramel Kiss Looks really nice – I’ll have to check it out next time I’m out

    My favourites (almost all MAC):

    Clarins Rouge Prodige in Redwood
    MAC Plumful
    MAC Craving
    MAC Capricious
    MAC Dubonnet

    • Erin T

      So nice to see another fan of that Clarins Redwood. It’s a beautiful color, and one of my top five now, too. (We must have similar coloring; I like all your other choices also, and ditto on the Caramel Kiss.) My other four would be:

      Lipstick Queen Saint Rust (probably my all-time fave)
      Estee Lauder DoubleWear in Stay Honey
      NARS Beautiful Liar
      MAC See Sheer

      I’d like to find a Shiseido Perfect Rouge that works, because I love the finish and wear, but none of the shades are just right.

  12. Little_star

    Do you know whether Maybelline Caramel Kiss Lipstick is still on shops or not? And the rest of them? Or at least some very similar ones. Some of them aren’t very affordable for me.
    I love all of them!!

  13. Emi

    My favorite lately has been MAC’s Baron’s Rose.

  14. Profile wp-user-avatar wp-user-avatar-60 alignnone photo of Polly Polly

    Yummy! All of this look tempting! My fav. is CdP one :D

    I’m surprised that most of these are pink, not coral, since you sound like coral fanatic girl (according to most of your posts).

    Guerlain Giulette has been on my wishlist for long, but I didn’t manage to grab one coz I wear bright color occasionally, not often, so I’d rather go for nude or pink when it comes to luxury product (such as Guerlain Gabrielle, CdP T1, or CdP 106).

    I don’t know why, but I always like to read your post that show what product is your favorite(s). So please keep on posting when you have time :D

  15. MAC Blooming Lovely
    MAC Gulabi
    MAC Patisserie
    Kiko #11

    and I leave an empty space for the red lipstick i’m gonna buy very soon!

  16. Sexy Sadie

    Chanel Rouge Coco #05 (Mademoiselle) and #11 (Legend).

  17. ChristineD

    MAC Russian Red, Lady Bug, Viva Glam 1 and 2, High Tea, and givenchy Rose Caprice :)

  18. Nunuiviet

    Mac creme cup, Bobbi brown soft coral and bikini pink and bare pink, makeup forever intense rouge lipstick in #33 and one more that would six hehehhehhe Anna Sui lip rouge G in #371

    • ak

      I so wanna buy the Bobbi Brown Soft Coral, thank goodness it’s permanent unlike the Lilac which I don’t really need anyway. But I just bought the Givenchy Candide Tangerine and I gotta slow down at some point man!! LOL 2011 has been the most lipstick-y year of my whole life. Recession man!

      • Profile wp-user-avatar wp-user-avatar-60 alignnone photo of Kristin Yvonneb27

        i have heard that lipstick sales are up ever since the recession started!! Lol we ladys got to have something to cheer us up

  19. Thanks to you darling has been milani berry rich!

  20. I bought Giulette the other day because of your review on it (and because I FINALLY had the money to spend on it haha) and I LOVE it :) I think it might be my favourite these days :)

  21. My favorites lately are both Chanel….rouge Coco in Mademoiselle and rouge Coco Shine in Boy.

    Suprised these didn’t make your list…or any Chanel?

  22. chibaraki

    Do you find that the Maybelline lipstick has a strong odor? I bought it ages ago because I loved the color, but I find the smell completely unbearable — it smells like scented plastic. Other people don’t seem to mind, though, so I’m trying to figure out if I got an extra-stinky one or if I’m just really fussy about smells!

  23. Profile wp-user-avatar wp-user-avatar-60 alignnone photo of Etaoin baby in a corner

    I love plumful too – together with rouge g gaela, rouge g gigi, rouge dior in devilish pink, tom ford pure pink! Love my pinks!!!!!

  24. Marieke

    I love all those colors :) They suit me very well too.
    Right now I love:
    W7 matte lips, matte liquid lipstick
    Paul & Joe ‘red tomato’

  25. Alexis

    MAC:
    Bare Again
    Heartless
    Petals and Peacocks
    Girl About Town
    Viva Glam Cyndi

  26. Love the Cle de Peau Baby Julia lipstick colour! I’ve been looking for an orangey-peachy brown midtone. Also love the Shiseido Tawny (BR735) lipstick you reviewed. Are there any less pricey dupes?

  27. Oops, just saw from following the links you recommend MAC’s “Brave” as a dupe for the Cle de Peau Baby Julia colour. Sorry for asking something that was already answered elsewhere!

  28. Dolce N Gabanna fix- all the reds….Magnifica, Ruby, Scarlett, Ultra

  29. Profile wp-user-avatar wp-user-avatar-60 alignnone photo of Michelle Michelle

    Those are beautiful colors. I only have nine lipsticks, but my favorites are Benefit’s Jing-a-Ling, NYX’s Tea Rose, and Avon’s Perfect Pink.

  30. Camille

    I love macs supreme sheen lipstick in supremely confident! Although it’s super pale. It’s sheer and glossy enough so that it doesn’t look concealor like. It works on my nw15 skin well ad most nudes look orange brown on me

  31. Carrie Ann

    I love Plumful! Lately, I’ve also been loving NARS Tzigane, MAC Bare Again, Impressive, Marquise d’, Till Tomorrow and Sweet Ever After.

  32. Profile wp-user-avatar wp-user-avatar-60 alignnone photo of Shontay shontay07108

    Mufe Moulin ROuge
    Mac Show Orchid
    Mac Honeyflower
    Chanel Chalys
    Nars Roman Holiday

  33. Donna

    I’ve been using my Chanel Flash Quartz, Biarritz, Desireable and of course my MAC Hug Me lately.

  34. Chau

    Guerlain Rouge G Serie Noir #45 (I think it’s orange euphorine). Love the orange color. It feels lightweight and stay put really well.

  35. Profile wp-user-avatar wp-user-avatar-60 alignnone photo of Neha Neha

    1. MAC See Sheer
    2. MAC Touch
    3. MAC Fresh Brew
    4. MAC Capricious
    5. Loreal British Red

    I am an NC 42.

  36. ak

    MAC Yash
    MAC Mehr
    MAC Empowered
    Illamasqua Sangers
    Illamasqua Disciple

    I sorta wanna make the list longer I think…LOL

  37. Annalisa ♥

    Mine are
    MAC Viva Glam Cyndi
    MAC Viva Glam Gaga2
    CHANEL Rouge Coco Shine #54 Boy
    CHANEL Rouge Coco Shine #62 Monte-Carlo
    MAC Speed Dial

  38. linda

    Yesterday, I ordered Guerlain KissKiss Lipstick – Rose Entetant 569 from Sephora and I’m hoping it will be my new fav. :)

  39. Profile wp-user-avatar wp-user-avatar-60 alignnone photo of Peggy Peggy

    I just bought Cover Girl Rose Quartz yesterday (on clearance at Kroger and used a $1 off coupon, so I paid $1.50) and I LOVE this color. Its a beautiful bubble gum pink, not rose at all on me anyway with shimmer. Great price and I’m going back for a backup.

  40. Victoria

    Current top picks:

    NARS – Funny Face
    L’Oreal Infallible Le Rouge Lipstick – Blazing Sangria
    Stila Long Wear Lip Color – Lover
    Lancome – Curtain Call
    Chanel Rouge Allure Laque – Dynastie #74

  41. Danielle

    MAC: Lavender Whip, Marquise ‘d, Masque (I hope they relaunch this, I’ll run out soon!!!)
    Boots: Nude
    And my E.O.S. lip balm in mint and lemon for moisture lol

  42. Amy

    My current faves are:
    Julie Hewitt Oona Noir (beautiful, sheer blue-ish red)
    Lipstick Queen Saint Nude
    Smashbox O-gloss
    MAC Funbathing
    MAC Hug Me

  43. Profile wp-user-avatar wp-user-avatar-60 alignnone photo of Mel Mel

    MAC – Fleshpot, Russian Red, Lavender Whip, Saint Germain, and Freckletone!

  44. Valerie

    1- Dior Rita Beige
    2- Guerlain Rouge G Gracia
    3- Guerlain Rouge G Gems
    4- Dior Rouge action
    5- Chanel Rouge Coco Perle

  45. Geri

    Maybelline Mineral Lipstick in NUDE SHELL
    Rimmel Lipstick in WILD THING
    Revlon Lustrous in MAD ABOUT MAUVE
    NYX in THALIA
    NYX in CIRCE

  46. Profile wp-user-avatar wp-user-avatar-60 alignnone photo of Lily Lily

    MAC chile (matte)
    MAC Russian Red
    Make up Forever #37 ( hot pink)
    Make up Forever Moulin rouge

  47. Vivian

    Funny, I was thinking about how I hadn’t used MAC’s Faux (and others, but this is the one I chose today) in such a long time because I’ve been tending to other lipsticks.

    Since I saw Rose Dentelle (Chanel) on your swatch, I didn’t rest until I got it. I just knew it’d be the perfect pink and was I right! It’s my favorite and I have to restrain from just using it whenever I want a pink lipstick. :)

    But other favorites are: Creme Cup, Patisserie and Ravishing (all MAC).

  48. Profile wp-user-avatar wp-user-avatar-60 alignnone photo of Quinctia Quinctia

    Nyx’s Round in Rose Bud…it’s a nice pink with a great golden shimmer to it, and it seems to last for ages on me.

    Nyx’s Diamond Sparkle in Sparkle Nude…just shimmer and nothing but shimmer for me (but my lips are pretty pigmented).

    Maybelline’s Color Sensational in Pink Please or Warm Me Up, both are close to my lips’ natural pigment, but the former is a little coolerand the latter a little warmer.

  49. Lucie

    My favourites are
    #1-Cle de Peau Extra Rich Lipstick in Red Abundance (Which I lost two weeks after I got it…so bummed…but it was the best lipstick I’ve ever used)
    #2-Chanel Rouge Allure Laque in Coromandel (Lovely full-powered red!)
    #3-MAC Ruby Woo (Began my love affair with red lipstick the instant I swiped it on when my mum wasn’t looking at age 12)

    and some non-reds…
    NARS Senorita (the perfect spiced rosey chocolate shade)
    Chanel Rouge Allure in Attitude (An extremely elegant berry)
    and NARS Schiap (The iconic porn-lip pink)

  50. Wendy

    1. Maybelline Pink Please
    2. Clarins Instant Light Lip Perfector in 01 (pink)
    3. MAC Impassioned
    4. Revlon Soft Nude
    5. MAC Beach Bound

  51. Liz Mc

    MAC Syrup, MAC Marquise ‘D, Clinique Bamboo Pink, Revlon Primrose

  52. Profile wp-user-avatar wp-user-avatar-60 alignnone photo of Victoria Victoria

    WOW these are absolutely beautiful!

  53. The Korres Lipstick looks AMAZING!

  54. Karen

    It’s lipstick and NOT lipsticks… just like furniture and NOT furnitures. Always without the ‘s’ whether you are referring to 1 or 10.

  55. Nina

    NARS Dolce Vita
    Clinique Tenderheart
    Clinique Black Honey
    MAC Spice is Nice
    Hmmm, I haven’t tried enough to actually have a no. 5…

  56. Profile wp-user-avatar wp-user-avatar-60 alignnone photo of Lana Lana

    Okay, here is a list of my favorite ‘latelys’ (my all-time favorites would be another list entirely!) :) :
    1) Kat Von D’s Cathedral (so surprisingly beautiful for a pale gal like me)
    2) NYX – Pandora
    3) MAC – Coral Polyp
    4) MAC – Morange
    5) MAC – Lady Danger

  57. marcela

    i LOOOVE MAC’s Plumful and See Sheer. 2 perfectly beautiful colors for spring/summer!

  58. SunnyFunnyGirl

    1. Viva Glam 1 (MAC)
    2. Girl about town (MAC)
    3. Kiss me Coral (revlon)
    4.Russian Red (MAC)

  59. SunnyFunnyGirl

    1) Viva Glam 1 (MAC)
    2) Girl About Town (MAC)
    3) Russian Red (MAC)
    4) Kiss Me Coral (Revlon)
    ** Bonus: 5) Wonder Woam lipglass in Wonder Woman (MAC)

  60. Keyshia

    MAC syrup
    MAC honeyflower
    MAC high tea
    MAC fresh brew
    Rimmal birthday suit

  61. baby1black

    I just recently got into makeup, so i do not have many lipsticks except for mac
    SO far my faves are madly magenta,gulabi,yash,woo me and up the amp

  62. Profile wp-user-avatar wp-user-avatar-60 alignnone photo of vikaki vikaki

    MAC hug me
    MAC strayin (hello kitty collection)
    KORRES guava lipstick no13 (natural pink)
    l’oreal (jane fonda)

    i loveeeeeee the korres berry you are wearing…but saddly we don’t have that shade in greece…:(((( :((((which is sad and weird cause korres is a greek brand!
    but thankfully i have the fuschia one!:D

  63. Carissa

    Merle Norman Age defying lipstick in Tangerine!
    It’s a misleading name because it looks like a pinky-peach beige to me. I’m in my early twenties and don’t normally buy anti aging stuff, but this formula rocks! It feels like a silky lipbalm that leaves my lips plump and moist hours after it wears off. With such a dewy formula, you do have to reapply, but with the petite gold case with the raised letters MN on the cap, it is something I’m proud to pull out in public.

  64. Scarlett

    1. Illamasqua Sangers
    2. Laura Mercier Poppy
    3. Bobbi Brown Wild Rose
    4. MAC Baby’s On Fire
    5. Nars Rouge D’Enfer

  65. Profile wp-user-avatar wp-user-avatar-60 alignnone photo of Grace Grace Chin

    1)NYX Heredes
    2)NYX Frappucino
    3)some Dior High Shine lipstick
    4)NYX Terra Cotta
    5)Bobbi Brown Pink Guava

  66. Profile wp-user-avatar wp-user-avatar-60 alignnone photo of Marianne MakeupMonster

    Korres Wine Red (Guava Lipstick)
    Clinique Merlot (Long Last Softshine Lipstick)
    Chanel Dragon (Allure Laque)
    Maybelline Feel Pink (Color Sensational Lipstick)
    MAC Cockney (Lustre)

  67. Profile wp-user-avatar wp-user-avatar-60 alignnone photo of Kristin Yvonneb27

    viva glam gaga 2!!!!!!!!! last year it was viva glam gaga the origonal. amazing both are perfect for my nw35 skin tone!!!

  68. tkwan

    Dior Adict High Shine in 554 Backstage Pink. Gorgeous pink-fuschia colour (brightens fair skin instantly), scentless, lasting and hydrating.

    Also, Shiseido Maquillage glossy lipstick in PK203. Sheer coral-pink colour, slightly shimmery, very glossy and so, so pretty!

  69. Johanna

    Bought my 1st Guerlain Rouge G Lipstick because of your swatches and reviews Christine. OMG you’re absolutely spot-on about how good they are! Now I own seven of them and love them all! Thanx for my new addiction ;oP

  70. katie

    Urban decay gravity
    MAC Russian red/ brave red/ viva glam 1 (tie!)
    MAC jubilee
    MAC on hold
    Urban decay sellout

  71. CynthiaCC

    MAC Viva Glam V
    NARS Cruising
    Chanel Rouge Coco Shine Boy
    Laura Mercier Brown Sugar
    Origins Rain and Shine Brilliant Bronze

    And, just for the record, 5 lip glosses (man, it was a lot harder getting these down to just 5!!):

    Lancome Juicy Tubes Moulin Rose
    Smashbox Limitless Longwear Endless
    MAC Lipglass Evolution Revolution
    Lancome La Laque Fever Feverish
    Stila Lip Glaze Mango