5 Favorites: Lipglosses for Layering


01. Amethyste Surratt Beauty

Surratt Beauty

PPermanent. $32.00/0.2 oz.


03. Rags to Riches MAC


LELimited Edition. $20.00/0.06 oz.


Rags to Riches is a light-medium pink with warm undertones and multi-colored sparkle. It added mostly warmth to my natural lip color and a medium...

Rags to Riches is a light-medium pink with warm undertones and multi-colored sparkle. It added mostly warmth to my natural lip color and a medium...

I love a glossy, sparkly lip, so I often top a go-to lipstick with a shimmery lip gloss to get that effect! Here’s a list of five I really like layering with 🙂

  1. Surratt Beauty Amethyste — A Cool Sheer with a Sparkle finish.
  2. Giorgio Armani #701 — A Cool Blue with a Frost finish.
  3. MAC Rags to Riches — A Warm Pink with a Sparkle finish.
  4. Bobbi Brown Naked Plum — A Cool Plum with a Glitter finish.
  5. Bobbi Brown Canary — A Warm Gold with a Glitter finish.

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Oh, gosh, almost anything, haha! I love it over plums and rosy pinks – like MAC Rebel, Estee Lauder Decadent, Guerlain Bee, Guerlain Gillian!

I feel like that abt the Nars glosses. I had a hard time justifying the hefty YSL & Guerlain $’s at times for the lip products & especially for a gloss but noticed they’re the 1’s I reach for the most… and the YSL 3pk’s they sometime make thru the yr are gr8 & have colors I can use on their own or layer so totally makes it worth it.

The link to look at side by side swatches isn’t working. I love the armani one but a little expensive. Sephora has holographic lip gels! They are limited edition and they are gorgeous. I love a sparkling lip too 🙂

I noted that already in the post – we are going to fix the code on Monday, but it’s too minor to make my brother-in-law come on to fix 🙂 I try to only call in after-hours help when it’s an emergency.

These are stunning picks! Especially loving the Surratt and Giorgio Armani ones to brighten up Heroine or a similar purple shade of lipstick, like Men Love Mystery!
Of the sparkly ones I own, I really love MAC Courtly Coral Dazzleglass, VG Rihanna 2 Lipglass, and also Domestic Diva as well.

Now there’s an experiment I am dying to try: a verrry cool tone gloss over a warm tone lipstick! I honestly never thought of doing that before, and it sounds like a fun look!

I’m not much of a lipgloss person but they have their uses in my stash. Especially if there’s glitter and sparkle involved!

For layering I like MAC Luminary for its beautiful pearlescent effect. I get the most use out of that one despite my dislike for layering lipstick and lipgloss in general.

For me lipglosses redeem themselves in my book if they are utterly glittery and gorgeous! Case in point: Bobbi Brown High Shimmer lipgloss and some of the Dior Addict lipglosses. I only have one Bobbi Brown lipgloss in the shade Hot and it’s completely stunning! Of the Dior lipglosses I have the ones I love are Paradise and Fancy Purple (Diablotine is lovely too). Pure love! Maybe I should try layering these over lipstick but see the last sentence of the above paragraph. 😛

Lastly I have two lipgloss reserved solely for tweaking my lip colour. They are reasonably sheer and have no shimmer at all. They are ADDICTION Pure lipglosses in Girl on Fire (orange) and Purple Rain (well…purple of course). And I literally just found out that they’ve discontinued them. 🙁

I’m trying to get myself back into lipgloss but I’m such a lipstick girl that I don’t know if my mind set will ever change. I just don’t want to waste the lipglosses that I have. Oh well….

These are fun! I’m not a lipgloss fan usually, but I love it when you can layer them over a lipstick and totally change the whole look!

I cant imagine my life without Naked Plum …
and , ask me whom to thank ???

Aaahhh … this is the only thing which was absent in my vanity for eons and that too after repeated recommendations and appearances on my mentor’s site 🙁
I should say sorry to myself for not picking these up as soon as it appeared in her good books ..
anyways , nevertheless its here and getting all my love and getting me compliments too 😀 😀
I love it over
Estee lauder Rebellious Rose , Bobbi Brown brown and practically on each and everything 😀 😀

So far I have 5 and 1 in transit 😀 😀 I wish they include more shades
This is not a thank you speech ….
wait for a mail where I will sing more praises for this 😀 😀

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