Thursday, February 3rd, 2011

Temptalia Asks You


What’s your go-to lipstick? Why do you love it?

Temptalia's AnswerChanel Dragon for a go-to on special occasions; Guerlain Gems otherwise!  Both just seem really flattering on me.

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105 thoughts on “What’s your go-to lipstick?

  1. Ann

    blankety by mac or revlon’s soft nude

  2. San

    Special occasion: Chanel rouge coco:)
    Everyday: MAC retro.(very happy summery shade).

  3. Kelly C.

    Daily: Laura Mercier Baby Lips or MAC Viva Glam VI
    Special Occasion: MAC Girl About Town or Chanel Rouge Coco in Rouge Orage (dry though!)
    Other favorites: MAC Capricious

  4. Profile wp-user-avatar wp-user-avatar-60 alignnone photo of Azabeth Amy P

    I picked up a Neutrogena Moistureshine Lip Sheer in Fresh Rose at CVS for 50% off the other day, and I’ve worn it nearly every day since. It feels like a very good (but not Jack Black great) balm, and gives my lips a healthy-looking flush and subtle sheen — perfect for work. I was really surprised how much I liked a $5 impulse buy!

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    Mufe Moulin Rouge or Mac Honeyflower

  6. mac myth and elf natural nymph, i use them both daily.

  7. Desiree

    MAC prolongwear lipcreme in Goes and Goes. I love this true purple lipstick to death. My ex-boyfriend said I looked like a black Thora Birch in Ghostworld, and when I have my glasses on and this purple lipstick, I definitely feel like her, ha ha.

  8. Amanda Dubs

    I dont really have one right now, I would have to say Mellow Mood from the MAC Tartan Tale lipbag though

  9. Denise

    MAC Russian Red

  10. Revlon Colorburst Lipstick in Rosy Nude. It is THE perfect nude lipstick for me. It looks like my bare lips but prettier.

  11. Cecilie

    My go to lipstick is actually a purple lipstick!
    Its MACs “goes and goes” i always gets compliments when i wear it, and its my favorite color too! :)

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    Urban Decay Naked

  13. Right now I’m loving Chanel Jersey Rose Rouge Coco and have worn it twice this week, but I don’t really have any go to lipsticks, I have too many to just stick to one or two.

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

    MAC’s Mehr seems to be my go-to at the moment. Before that it was MAC’s Syrup. If I want an orange lip, it’s Vegas Volt I tend to grab.

  15. Rebecca

    mac myth or creme d’nude =)
    for colour: p2 regent street

  16. jenni

    avon pro ot go in natural glisten for day, lancome color fever in pink in the limo for evening <3

  17. ak

    MAC Yash, Empowered, or Mehr lipsticks because Yash and Empowered are the two best nudes that I have ever seen on my face so far and Mehr is the most beautiful pink on me for a light to medium pink.

  18. MaryBeth

    I like pinky nudes best on me so either MAC hue or Innocence,Beware. Easy to wear and they go with any look.

  19. Amber

    Mac helllo kitty cute-ster

  20. Sarah

    MAC Innocence, Beware…it’s the perfect color to use for my NC15 skin that doesn’t wash me out

  21. Heather

    Chihuahua lipgloss by NARS or Too Faced Glamour Gloss in Pillow Talk. I know it’s not lipstick but I don’t do lipstick.

  22. Leah Uridge

    MAC Syrup or Viva Glam V. Can’t mess up with neutral pinks

  23. Niki

    Hmmm…. This is a difficult question to answer – I would have had a readied answer if you had asked which color lipstick is your go-to color. However, I would either choose Estee Lauder Pure Color Lipstick in Soft Honey or Revlon Lustrious Lipstick in Berry Bloom (limited edition).

  24. Profile wp-user-avatar wp-user-avatar-60 alignnone photo of Joanne Joanne

    My go to lipstick is MAC Freckletone because its flatters my skin tone and I can wear it with absolutely anything.

  25. Ariel

    MAC Hue and NARS Cruising

  26. Vanessa S

    MAC Cute-ster from Hello Kitty…. So sad its almost empty.

  27. Cynthia M.

    my MAC Viva Glam V when all else fails!

  28. Ani_BEE

    MAC’s Ever Hip. The shade was designed with fair lassies in mind. ^__^

  29. MAC’s Hue is what I seem to reach for the most, so I’ll go with that one. It’s not my -favorite- color, but I know it will match just about anything I put on.

  30. Profile wp-user-avatar wp-user-avatar-60 alignnone photo of Ellen ellen

    Kat Von D Cathedral or Lolita…..the color is my lips or better.

  31. Ben Nye CherryBerry. It goes with just about everything.

  32. Belle

    I love Chanel Mademoiselle for an everyday look.
    If I’m going red there’s nothing like MAC Russian Red.

  33. Amanda

    Estee Lauder Crystal Baby is my every day favorite!

  34. Magda

    NARS little darling!

  35. Jessica

    For everyday I use Lipstick Queen Pink Sinner. For special occasions I use Lipstick Queen Medieval or Benefit Full Finish in Lady’s Choice (it depends on how done my eyes are and if my hair is up or down).

  36. Dianna

    Chanel Rouge Allure in Darling

  37. Annick Chantal L. H.

    Chanel hydrabase desinvolte (n°85) discontinued. I love this peachy nude. anyway, I love mac siss, loverlon and freckleton (a bit light than chanel hydrabase desinvolte). For special occasions: it depends on the mu, smokey —> chanel désinvolte, mac siss, lancôme rouge absolu in rose précieux (discontinued, but it seems absolu rouge in rose nu has replaced this beautiful vintage version), or if I opt for a natural eyes, YSL Le fuschsia or mac Girl about town.

  38. Henry

    My go-to is the Magenta Pencil with Violetta over it. :D

  39. claire

    Nars cruising :-)

  40. Ashley

    Hue or way to love. (:

  41. ann

    NARS Dolce Vita

  42. Eileen

    Lily Rose from Lancôme’s Ultra Lavande collection has become a staple in my purse. I love how it gives a perfectly natural, smooth, silken look to my medium rose lips. When I want a more “done” lip, I have too many favorites to count! It just depends on what colors I’m wearing and what kind of eye look I’m planning to wear.

  43. WAY TO LOVE Lipstick from A Rose Romance is a MLBB fav. of mine <3

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    For red it’s Illamasqua “Box” and for nude it’s Mac “Velvet Teddy.”

  45. Naz

    MAC Mehr at the moment,…and NARS Velvet Lip pencil in Dolce Vita

  46. Profile wp-user-avatar wp-user-avatar-60 alignnone photo of Rachael Eileen

    MAC Retro – pretty much suites any occasion, day or night.

  47. Iliana

    Regular day – MAC Cosmo or Twig

    Special occasion – depends on the clothes but it’s usually a darker/brighter lip like Rebel or Revlon Kiss Me Coral :)

  48. Svetlana

    Viva Glam Gaga!:)

  49. Dorna

    NARS scarlett empress for drama, Clinique in Sweet Honey for natural.

  50. Profile wp-user-avatar wp-user-avatar-60 alignnone photo of Kayla Kayla

    NARS Roman Holiday.

  51. Ann

    Anything brown, or brick red (MAC: 0, Polished up)

  52. marcela

    MAC Modesty for a flattering MLBB look, or MAC Plumful for a bit more color. Looove them both!

  53. Profile wp-user-avatar wp-user-avatar-60 alignnone photo of Sofia Vermicelli

    Mac Full Fushia! i always ALWAYS carry it with me, never know when i want the extra kick, and this one always works! :D

  54. anonymous

    Awesome question!

    Special: Estee Lauder Black Wine
    Daily: Estee Lauder rich currant or Buxom Brooklyn

    I am more of a lipstick junky than shadow/liner/gloss combined by I own the fewest lipsticks because I am so picky about the consistency, color, wear, feel, scent, taste, etc. I love the EL ones but I like the feel of Buxom & especially that I can use the one item to outline & fill–if I have time I line with the Buxom to get the tingle & shape then go over with the EL for color & finish. Had to hit ebay to replace original BW after lost original/DC’d.

  55. Lucie

    Wow, as a total high-end lipstick whore I can’t believe I’m saying this, but for everyday wear Bare Escentual’s Big and Healthy lipstick in ‘Barcelona’ really takes the cake. The pigmentation is intense; a bright slightly blue red. It moisturizes wonderfully and lasts hours and hours! Plus, as decidedly un-luxerious as it may look, the pencil format is so easy to slip in a small make up bag.

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

    Everyday: MAC Hue. Unbeatable!
    Special Occasion: YSL Rouge Volupte #17 (bright red)

  57. Kathrina

    I like to use MAC’s Modesty or Blankety for daytime.
    For special occasions I often go for pink lips, e.g. MAC’s Magenta Lipliner + Clear Gloss on top or MAC’s Girl about Town lipstick.

  58. Profile wp-user-avatar wp-user-avatar-60 alignnone photo of Laura Laura

    MAC Marquise D’ – it goes with everything.

  59. Profile wp-user-avatar wp-user-avatar-60 alignnone photo of Alexis Alexis

    Wow this is hard for me, since I go through phases. Before it was VG VI, but now I’m into my reds again, so probably Dubonnet, Del Rio, or Revlon Crimson. If I’m in a nude mood, the slimshine in Bare (which is almost finished!!) For something brighter, Funshine!

  60. Wendy

    Revlons soft nude or NARS barbarella

  61. Profile wp-user-avatar wp-user-avatar-60 alignnone photo of Selena Selena

    Nars Little Darling……perfect nude on me.

  62. Jadyn

    Everyday: MAC creme cup
    Special occasion: MAC ruby woo

  63. Special occasion: MAC Cockney.
    Everyday: MAC Crosswires for color, Viva Glam V for neutral.

  64. CeeBee

    Estee Lauder Dune Rose, the perfect MLBB shade for me and I adore the formula.

    But I think my most favourite was Chanel Hydrabase in Rose Drop – it mysteriously disappeared from my stash about 18 months ago and I miss it dreadfully :(

    • anonymous

      must check out dune rose.

      when my fav lipsticks go missing they often turn up in evening bags I rarely use & forgot to check all pockets

  65. Profile wp-user-avatar wp-user-avatar-60 alignnone photo of Mandy bxboricua

    MAC Viva Glam V! It’s my favorite :)

  66. Sophie

    Urban Decay Naked and MAC Party Line.

  67. pinksoda

    NARS cruising

    PLZ IS THERE A DUPE? IT’S A LE :(

  68. Amy

    I cannot WAIT to read all the replies. Its how I do research for my next ‘haul’! I have three go-to’s…in no specific order: Viva Glam V and Hug me by MAC. In the summer its NARS ‘Belle de Jour”with ‘turkish delight’ on top. I’ll do that in the winter as well, but obv, only with a smokey eye….

  69. It depends on my makeup, but either UD Naked or Morgana Cryptoria Azalea Blue.

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    Mac Ever Hip

  71. Karla

    Mac`s Nude Rose (from d square)

  72. Ruth

    Guerlain rouge G in 62 Georgia

  73. Leslie

    Right now I’m loving Revlon’s Colorburst lipstick in Lilac. I’m a huge fan of purples and it’s the perfect gentle purple for everyday wear. I’m not a big nude lipstick girl, but I’ve also been digging Rimmel’s Moisture Renew in Spotlight Beige. The formula is like buttah.

    For special occasions, MAC Violetta or Covergirl Lip Perfection Divine. Holy purpleness.

  74. heidi

    Clinique Rose Aglow. its the perfect rosy lip color. I have extremely pigmented lips and this is just beautiful! Its like my lips only better I love love love it!

  75. Profile wp-user-avatar wp-user-avatar-60 alignnone photo of Leticia Leticia

    MAC’s Viva Glam VI or Clinique’s Twilight Nude!

  76. Dianna*

    Lancome Stylista (warmer-toned blush) and MAC Viva Glam VI Special Edition (cooler-toned blush).

  77. Amy

    Urban Decay Wanted is my all-time favourite, followed by MAC Sinister and MAC Viva Glam V

  78. Kathy

    Everyday: Either MAC’s Shy Girl or Maybelline’s Born With It

    Special Occasion: Viva Glam Cyndi

  79. Ms. Jimmi

    Angel MAC

  80. Lisa

    At the moment it’s MAC Creme D’Nude.

  81. Isabela

    Brave by MAC!

  82. emily

    Everyday: MAC Blankety/Creme d’nude, NARS Barbarella lol
    Special Occasions: MAC Fan Fare, MAC On Hold

  83. Becca

    MAC syrup or angel

  84. Mariel

    I love Cosmo-by MAC and Chikita Mokita- by Vincent Longo.

  85. Romina

    Natural colours: MAC Hue and MAC Angel
    Brighter or darker: MAC Russian Red and my favourite for the summer MAC Morange!

  86. P

    Everyday: MAC’s Twig or Mocha
    Special occasion: MAC’s Diva or Viva Glam I

  87. Profile wp-user-avatar wp-user-avatar-60 alignnone photo of Alicia Alicia

    Plink or Viva Glam Gaga

  88. Daily wear… Burt’s Bees, haha. If I have to wear lipstick, I go for MAC Festivity. Old shade is old.

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    L’Oreal In The Buff.

  90. Chrystal

    Mines would be MAC Viva Glam V :)

  91. Hannah

    Everyday: Marquise’D or Viva Glam V
    Special Occasion: Girl About Town

  92. Meghan

    MAC Creme Cup:) my favorite

  93. Jeanie

    Benefit silky finish lipstick in Good-to-Go.

  94. Tish

    MAC Crosswires, MUFE Rouge Artist Intense in #38 and #39 and Chanel RA in Coquette on days when I don’t wear a lot of eye makeup. Otherwise, my lipstick choice varies depending on the look that I’m going for.

  95. MAC Marquise ‘D. Its LE though, so I need to buy a backup!

  96. Mel

    NARS Señorita for a nude and MAC Rebel for a fun bright.