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The Spring Season: Urban Decay Peroxide Lipstick

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The Spring Season: Urban Decay Peroxide Lipstick

Urban Decay Peroxide Lipstick

The Spring Season: Urban Decay Peroxide Lipstick

Urban Decay Peroxide Lipstick ($22.00 for 0.13 oz.) is an icy champagne shimmered yellow pink. When I swatched it on my arm, it had a glossy look to it, but on my lips, it looked less glossy and more shimmery/frosty. ...

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The Spring Season: Temptalia’s Favorites

The Spring Season: Temptalia’s Favorites

The Spring Season: Temptalia's Favorites

After many, many months of swatching and testing, these are my favorites--a whopping eighteen of them! During the Spring Season, we featured cooler nudes (9), cooler pinks (8), soft corals (8), lipglosses (15), warmer nudes (15), and warmer pinks (17) for...

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The Spring Season: Coral Lipstick Wrap-up

The Spring Season: Coral Lipstick Wrap-up

The Spring Season: Coral Lipstick Wrap-up

Though a smaller part of our Spring Season, we featured several softer shades of coral (don't worry, brighter corals are coming!).  If there's anything these measly eight coral shades have told me... it's that I need to start hunting for some non-Guerlain...

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The Spring Season: Shiseido PK 327 Perfect Rouge Sheer Lip Color

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The Spring Season: Shiseido PK 327 Perfect Rouge Sheer Lip Color

Shiseido PK 327 Perfect Rouge Sheer Lip Color

The Spring Season: Shiseido PK 327 Perfect Rouge Sheer Lip Color

Shiseido PK 327 Perfect Rouge Sheer Lip Color ($25.00) is a soft, sheered rosy pink with a very glossy finish and subtle color. On me, it really enhances the natural rosiness of my lips...

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The Spring Season: Lipgloss Wrap-up

The Spring Season: Lipgloss Wrap-up

The Spring Season: Lipgloss Wrap-up

Did you know that it's easier to swatch multiple lipsticks at once than lipglosses? Who knew! Let's take a look back at the lipglosses featured in the Spring Season...

The closest dupe to #4 (Cle de Peau #2) is #3 (Chanel Pin-up), but it's not quite as...

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The Spring Season: Shiseido Pop Life (PK 406) Lipgloss

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The Spring Season: Shiseido Pop Life (PK 406) Lipgloss

Shiseido Pop Life Lipgloss

The Spring Season: Shiseido Pop Life (PK 406) Lipgloss

Shiseido Pop Life (PK 406) Luminizing Lip Gloss ($22.00 for 0.25 oz.) is a very milky, creamy pale blue-pink that applies with some color coverage, but it has the translucent look of milkier lipglosses. It has a...

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The Spring Season: Warmer Pinks Lipstick Wrap-up

The Spring Season: Warmer Pinks Lipstick Wrap-up

The Spring Season: Warmer Pinks Lipstick Wrap-up

I'm actually surprised by the volume of warmer-toned pinks featured in the Spring Season. I always thought finding the right warm pink was difficult, but perhaps not!

Similarities...

  • #1 (Benefit Candy Store) is a more pigmented, slightly more coral...

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The Spring Season: Cooler Pinks Lipstick Wrap-up

The Spring Season: Cooler Pinks Lipstick Wrap-up

The Spring Season: Cooler Pinks Lipstick Wrap-up

For our next visual recap of the Spring Season, we're showcasing all of the cooler-toned pink lipsticks.

  • #1 (Benefit Jing-a-ling) is like a lighter, cooler version of #8 (Urban Decay Rush).
  • #6 (MAC Hue) and #7 (Maybelline Born With It) seem awfully...

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The Spring Season: Guerlain Garance Rouge G Lipstick

Guerlain Garance (06) Rouge G Lipstick ($45.00 for 0.12 oz.) is this mix of coral and pink with a hint of beige/nude. It's not quite a coral, but it's not a true pink... and it's muted by an almost pinky-nude shade. I wasn't even sure if this was better classified as a...

Guerlain Garance (06) Rouge G Lipstick ($45.00 for 0.12 oz.) is this mix of coral and pink with a hint of beige/nude. It's not quite a coral, but...

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The Spring Season: Warmer Nudes Lipstick Wrap-up

The Spring Season: Warmer Nudes Lipstick Wrap-up

The Spring Season: Warmer Nudes Lipstick Wrap-up

I'm partial to warmer nudes myself, and I discovered several new favorites through the Spring Season--I hope you did, too!  One reason I love doing end-of-series roundups is because it gives me an opportunity to see if there are good dupes for...

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