Thursday, October 31st, 2013

Temptalia Asks You


If you could only pick one lipstick to wear for the rest of your life, what brand and color would you choose? Why?
Temptalia's AnswerThat would really be horrible, so I’m glad this is just hypothetical! I would have to go with Guerlain Gems or Givenchy Rose Dressing or Buxom Hooligan.

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129 thoughts on “If you could only pick one lipstick to wear for the rest of your life, what brand and color would you choose?

  1. Nikki

    Omg…this is the hardest question I’ve ever answered on this blog because I’m a lip color fiend. But, I’d go with MAC Girl About Town.

  2. I’d go with Bite’s Zinfandel it’s a matte coral red that I could dress up or down.

  3. Avatar of Mar Mar

    Ugh, what a horrible predicament! lol If I had to chose, might as well make it YSL “Rouge in Danger”!

  4. Jan

    Wow – 104 comments. Thought I’d read them to see as I’m sure there are a few good suggestions here.
    My holy grail color is MAC’s Odyssey. However, it’s neither a holy grail formula or texture.

    The color is a perfect year-round color for me. It is just that I am slightly allergic to the formula (which can also be a little on the dry side) and it has a smidge of shimmer. I would so love to find the shade in another formula.

  5. G

    Julie Hewett Rouge Noir or or Nars Niagara.

  6. Sharon

    Lancome Nala.

  7. Monica

    Mac Morange! I love orange lipstick!

  8. Heather

    Lipstick Queen Saint in Rouge. It goes with everything, all seasons, is super moisturizing, blots to a nice matte but is slightly glossy out of the tube. It fades a bit quickly,but it does so evenly and without leaving a ring. And I adore the packaging.

  9. kp

    Fire Down Below from NARS.

  10. Since it’s a lifetime color, I might as well go hard and wear red: Mac’s Mineralize Rich shade in All Out Gorgeous.

  11. I’m a lipstick noob & that’s one area of makeup that I’ve never really been into. I’ve been building a small collection, mostly due to popular recommendations on YouTube or high-scoring reviews by Christine. I have to say, for being a little shy when it comes to lipstick, I love the way Riri Woo looks on me! But really my fave for everyday is Tarina Tarantino’s conditioning lip sheen in cameo. It’s the perfect MLBB easy shade for me.

  12. Fani

    I would be Rimmel’s 107 from Kate Moss Collection.

  13. d.

    Ooh. I’m a purple lipstick fiend so I’m going with OCC Lydia. Or Guerlain Bee (when-oh-when will it be reissued?) Or MAC Up the Amp. Oh dear do we really need to choose? Because I’d feel so bad leaving out MAC Rebel and Guerlain Avarice…

  14. Trudy

    Mac Absolute Power

  15. Clara

    I would pick MAC Pure Zen.
    It’s a perfect nude color for me with slightly pink undertones. Plus, as it’s finish “Cremesheen and Pearl” says, it has a little shimmer. So it looks very natural and works with everything.

  16. Can’t believe I missed this question on the day it was posted! :(

    Anyway, I don’t think I can ever choose just one because I have a vanity desk overflowing with lipsticks and lip pencils, but what first came to mind was NARS Never Say Never—it’s not too bold and bright yet not too dull and boring, either. Definitely a favorite.

    I feel horrible not putting in MAC Rebel here, though. And MAC Kinda Sexy. And MAC Diva. And MAC Twig. MAC Mehr, too. That settles it, I am never going to be able to live with just one lipstick shade. :lol:
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  17. Viva Glam I from MAC ♥

  18. Dua

    MAC Russian Red

  19. Marion

    Hard question…I have tons of liptstick but I think my go to one is “Naturally Chic” from Milani…very similar to my natural lip color but…in a better way! and wearable every day!

  20. Astrogherkin

    This is not such a big deal for me, since I am not really a lipstick person. I think that’s how you know – if the question is hard for you, you are definitely a lipstick person! But honestly if I were told I could never wear lipstick again, it wouldn’t be such a blow. I like my natural lip colour the best, and I’m always on the lookout for lipsticks that match my natural lip colour… it’s a bit strange when you think about it. Why wear lipstick in that case? Also, I hate the texture, smell and overall feel of most lipsticks. My favourite lip products are balms and stains, or balms on top of stains, because they don’t mask the texture on your lips – whereas lipsticks really look artificial. Catrice is my favourite brand of lipstick because they have a very strange(ly good) texture – I put them on and it feels like there’s nothing on my lips!

    So if I had to choose a lipstick for ever, I think it would be Catrice’s Step Red Up, which I would wear for special occasions (a great red lipstick is a must have), whereas I’d wear no lipstick at all for every day purposes. :)

  21. MAC Viva Glam I, Rebel, or Viva Glam Nicki!