Saturday, June 13th, 2009

“Apple Dilution” started with clear gloss, NSFW, and Pageant

Here’s another set of four shades! :)

“Apple Dilution”


“Apple Dilution”


“Subdued” started with Traffic, Melange, and Grandma

Mix it up!

Added in Feathered




“Morose” started with Tarred, Katricia, and Pageant

Mix it up!



Note: I found this very unwearable — much too dark, too cool. I’d probably try to fix it by adding NSFW, so it’d be more of a vampy, berryish look. See, this is what I meant by a little black at a time!

“Desert Drawn”

“Desert Drawn” started with Traffic and Melange

Mix it up!

So far…

Added Safety Orange


“Desert Drawn”

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90 thoughts on “OCC Lip Tars – Custom Shades: Apple Dilution, Subdued, Morose, Desert Drawn

  1. Wilcoa

    Love apple dilution, such a gorgeous shade of pink – almost looks like a stain.

  2. Jessica

    Apple Dilution is very pretty! And I loved the way Morose looked when it was half mixed hahaha. Shame it came out so unwearable though ):

  3. Nathalie

    I ADORE Apple Dilution!

  4. Mikki

    I LOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOVE the first one!!!!!

  5. Andrea

    Yes, Apple Dilution is gorgeous!!!!

  6. I couldn’t agree more with the Apple being the fave! How does it feel on lips when mixed with gloss? Bleeding factor – higher?

  7. OOH~ looks like you had a ton of fun mixing your own colours 😛

  8. Apple Dilution is a winner! Did you come up with your own names? You’re really creative!!

  9. Marcela

    Ooohh these are beautiful too! I’m loving Apple Dilution, how about darkening it a bit with Tarred to get the perfect berry colour? Same thoughts about the half mixed Morose, it looks pretty! LOL

  10. Nadine

    I LOVE Apple Dilution! Does anyone know of a lip color similar to it?

  11. SarahT

    I totally ADORE Apple Dilution! My fave so far 😉

  12. wow I love the first one! something I’d wear a lot!

  13. Sammie

    LOVE apple dilution =)

  14. Kristin

    Apple Dilution is fantastic. I wish they sold that color pre-mixed!!

  15. StolenPJ's

    WHOA apple dilution. I want to have babies with that colour.

  16. Faiza

    OMG!! MUST HAVE LIP TARS. lol. Unfortunately, I can’t afford at the moment. :( Will you please mix more Christine so we can see more possibilities with the colors?

  17. HoneyBrown1976

    Apple Dilution and Desert Dawn are awesome!!

  18. HoneyBrown1976

    Sell them to me, if you can.

  19. cloudburst

    I like the names you came up with – Morose is LOL!

  20. Angie

    Apple Dilution looks the best. Somehow the usage of clear gloss made it look more wearable, instead of a thick goo on the lips..

  21. Jennifer

    Apple Dilution is pretty much perfect.

  22. aradhana

    i like that you can blend your own preferred shades, but i am wondering to christine and anyone else who has tried these, what is the formula like? does it feel like a gloss or a lipstick? (…or in between?) sticky, drying etc…?

  23. Anna

    i just LOVE apple dilution

  24. hi

    Apple Dilution is GORGEOUS.. I love everything except that black-purple combo, but that can be fixed with a little NSFW like u said :)

  25. Anna

    Thanks Christine,,, the first swatches is my favorite of all..

  26. KmW

    Hi… You should def keep Apple Dilution as a go to colour :)

  27. Gingitsune

    I really love apple dilution!

    I was thinking of getting the lip tars after seeing all these mixes! Just wondering:

    1) Did you use any clear gloss? If yes, what brand did you use?
    2) Did you try apple dilution to bleed more due to the gloss content?

    Thanks alot!

    • Letitia

      I think when she used clear gloss, it was the Lip Tar clear gloss. :)

    • Thanks, Gingitsune! :)

      I used OCC’s Clear Gloss for Apple Dilution. I didn’t find it bled any more than if they were just the lipsticks!

      • Gingitsune

        Hi Christine,

        I placed an order. LOL I went crazy & ended up getting 8 lip tars, 3 body paints & 1 nail polish. Can’t wait to see how they’ll turn out.

        I wish I was going to IMATS. Would have loved to see you as well as the OCC counter there!

        • Whew!! That’s a bunch! I do hope you enjoy them, Gingitsune! Please let us know how it does turn out!

          • Gingitsune

            Hehe I’ll definitely let you know Christine. I started with 5 then the list got bigger. I seriously want ALL their lip tars!!!

            I might drive to Toronto to attend the IMATS in Toronto. Just wished I knew abt IMATS earlier! I could have attended the NYC show! :(

  28. Sexy Sadie

    I kind of enjoyed Morose.

  29. Lo

    Apple Dilution is gorgeous! How long would you say it stayed on your lips?

  30. Dianna

    Hi Christine,

    Any chance you remember which seller you bought the jars from? I’ve never really bought anything off e-bay and I’m a little apprehensive.


  31. loveit

    apple dilution is GORGEOUS.

  32. Sher

    Apple Dilution is gorgeous!

  33. Angela

    I love apple dilution too! Very pretty, kind of like a sheer juicy lipstick! Love, I would buy that color! :)