Thursday, February 4th, 2010

Benefit Candy Store Lipstick

The Spring Season: Benefit Candy Store Lipstick

Benefit Candy Store Lipstick ($18.00) is a semi-sheer medium pink with golden shimmer and a glossy sheen. On my lips, it really deepens and emphasizes the natural rosy-pink of my lip color while adding golden shimmer and a reflective, glossy sheen. Benefit’s Silky Finish Lipsticks have this really moisturizing, glossy feel. It’s almost like lipstick and lipgloss had a baby and called it Silky Finish. It’s very wearable all on its own, partially because it does have such a nice sheen without having to add a gloss (which also makes it convenient to keep in your bag!).

Is this the right pink lipstick for you? Would you wear it?

The Spring Season is a series of posts featuring my favorite soft beige, coral, and pink lipsticks and lipglosses — all perfect for the first blossom of spring — that runs through March 2010.

See photos and swatches…

Benefit Candy Store Lipstick

Benefit Candy Store Lipstick

Benefit Candy Store Lipstick
Benefit Candy Store Lipstick

Benefit Candy Store Lipstick

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39 thoughts on “The Spring Season: Benefit Candy Store Lipstick

  1. Tiff

    I love this! Its so pretty. Def have to get it!!

  2. Kerry

    Hi Christine! Is this color similar to MAC Fresh Salmon Lipstick?

  3. wow the color looks so much better on than in the tube!

  4. Avatar of Samantha Samantha

    Noooo you’re enabling me!!!

  5. Mariana

    pretty! did you have to layer it a lot? is it sheer?

  6. phuongk

    kind of reminds me of fresh salmon from the colour forecast collection. what do you think christine?

  7. This is so absolutely gorgeous!

  8. Tara

    I feel like it looks really similar to MACs new Fresh Salmon (which I really want to get my hands on!) Which one do you prefer?? And which one do you think would last longer?

  9. Anitacska

    This is really pretty. I might have to invest in one. :)

  10. Annie

    Very gorgeous.

  11. Hilana

    Oh, it’s absolutely boooooty-ful! I am forever looking for a colour like that! And it looks gorgeous on your lips too. Total winner.

  12. Michelle

    This color is fantastic, but for some reason I have an issue with lipstick that’s not shaped like lipstick. I know that’s weird, but it bothers me. LOL!

  13. Siledhel

    I LOVE Benefits lipsticks. I absolutely want ALL of them

  14. Az

    Ooh I think I’m gonna grab 1 <3

  15. Cathy

    wow! Gorgeous! It reminds me of the fresh salmon lipstick thats caming out next week with MAC spring colour forecast.

  16. Jacqui

    i have this lipstick but it looks crazy gold and frosty on my lips. it looks fab on yours though!

  17. Ashley

    This is really pretty! One of these days, I’m going to have to splurge on a couple of Benefit lipsticks!

  18. Nicole

    Ooooh, I think I need this! I have two other Silky Finish lipsticks – Jing-a-Ling and Sugar Cookie, and I love them! :D

  19. Rebecca

    I have this lippie, and I must say the staying power is TERRIBLE. I love Benefit’s Full Finish lipsticks, but I’ll never buy another from this line…

  20. Oooh I like this one a lot! The golden shimmer is perfection. :)

  21. ooooh, I love this….gorgeous but simple! Do you know of any cheaper dupes?

  22. Natalie

    Is it similar to MAC Vitorian?

  23. Sally

    The color is gorgeous! Its got enough color to carry into to summer too!

  24. Emm

    When I went to Sephora the girl recommended this to me because the shade looks good on most skin tones and I love it!

  25. Danielle

    Needs! I love this shade.

  26. JustMe

    omg this is so pretty

  27. Avatar of Jill AnGeLwInGz

    I really like the look of this. I’ll have to visit Sephora if I can dig my way out of this blizzard.

  28. Mandy

    Benefit’s Silky Finish lippies are so fantastic! Will definitely have to snap up this little baby!

  29. candy store is the perfect name for this!

  30. shelpen

    I have this lippie: the color is pretty, agreed, but there is just wa-a-ay too much shimmer… :(