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The Spring Season: Shiseido PK 224 “Sugar Babe” Lipstick

Shiseido PK 224 Lipstick
Shiseido Sugar Babe PK 224 Lipstick

The Spring Season: Shiseido PK 224 “Sugar Babe” Lipstick

Shiseido PK224 Perfect Rouge Glowing Matte Lip Color ($25.00) is a softened pink with a yellow undertone. It has a very glossy look to it in the light–completely the opposite of matte, despite the product name–and is incredibly creamy. In more natural/darker lighting, it has a semi-matte appearance. It’s moisturizing and fairly long-wearing, too–I get about three to four hours of wear in this particular shade.

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.

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Shiseido PK 224 Lipstick

Shiseido PK 224 Lipstick

Shiseido PK 224 Lipstick

Shiseido PK 224 Lipstick

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About the Reviewer

Christine has normal-to-dry skin with areas of dryness (cheeks, nose, and under the eyes). She has a light-medium skintone with subtle, warmer yellow undertones. Her best foundation matches include: Tarte Rainforest of the Sea in Light-Medium Neutral (best match), Estee Lauder Double Wear Stay-in-Place Makeup in Desert Beige 2N1, Giorgio Armani Maestro Glow in 4.0, Hourglass Warm Ivory Vanish Seamless Finish, Laura Mercier Candleglow Soft Luminous in Dusk, MAC NC20/NC25, Make Up For Ever Ultra HD Liquid in Y305 (140). (For more information, please check the FAQ.)

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Very cute on you. You have light lips though. The color was nice on me too, but it lightened my lips and made then less pink, so I got the light mauve-gray color instead, as it changed my look more.

could you doll and tell how you ‘prepped’ your lips for this lipstick? i have this and it comes off so matte on my lips!! i was set on returning it, but seeing how it looked on your lips, i may have a change of heart!!

i tried this on today and I loved it.! im glad to see u have a good review for it!! only thing bad: it makes ur chapped lips look even worse!! i need some lush lip scrub before this 🙂

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