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I’ve been wanting to pick up Dead Roses because I love the name and I think it would be a flattering color on me! I take it the fact that it’s one of your most-worn colors this year, it wears well?

MAC Craving, UD Rapture (the old “Revolution” one – I will miss it when it’s gone) and Smashbox Red Rage Be Legendary lipstick. Those are my 3 “reliables”.

I’m not really sure…I bounce around so much, especially with my brights and unconventional lip colors. My guesses are…

*MAC Halsey (LE) — my go-to gray; I tend to wear it more than nudes when I want a neutral
*UD Sheer Rapture (MLBB shade)
*UD 1993/Wet n Wild Fergie Lipstick in Bebot Love (DC) — Perfect dupes for each other
*Wet n Wild x Fergie Lipstick in Fergie Daily (DC)
*UD x Kristen Leanne Vice Lipstick in Bun Bun (LE)
*ABH Matte Lipstick in Dead Roses
*Kat von D Studded Kiss Lipstick in Divine (LE)
*Too Faced La Creme Lipstick in Nude Beach

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*MAC Future Emotions Jeremy Scott Lip x 9 Palette (LE) — perfect size for travel/keep in my handbag; I used a few of the shades as cream blush, too.
*MAC Lipstick in Von Teese (LE)
*BH Cosmetics Waterproof Lipliner in Retro
*UD x Pulp Fiction Revolution Lipstick and 24/7 Lip Pencil in Mrs. Mia Wallace
*NARS Full Vinyl Lip Lacquer in Abruzzo (LE) — so beautiful and my husband’s favorite, so I often wore it when we went out together.
*Fenty Iridescent Lip Luminizer glosses from Summer Nights (LE) and Summer Daze ( LE) sets.
*Apocalyptic Beauty Lipgloss in Hellmouth (LE; reddish, coppery plum with copper sparkles)
*Bite Beuty Crème Lip Gloss in Peacock Pearl and Lavender Pearl
*Too Faced La Creme Lipstick in Unicorn Tears (original ) — alone and over just about everything lol
*Ciate Glitter Flips and Kat von D Everlasting Glimmer Veils
*Bite Beauty Amuse Bouche Lipstick in Spiced Plum (LE)
*MAC Lipstick in Kling It On (LE)

Maybelline Matte Ink Liquid Lip in Seductress

Limecrime Velvetine Liquid Lip in Bleached

Bobbi Brown Lip Color in Sandwash Pink

Clinique Different Lipstick in Tenderheart

Morphe lip gloss in Frose

Bare Minerals Gen Nude Lip Gloss in Sugar

MAC Hug Me, Jubilee, Midimauve and Spirit

The og Fenty Glow gloss, and lots of pink toned bullet lipsticks. I have a weakness for them. MAC Brave is my most used simply because I’ve had it for the longest and it was the only pink lipstick I had for a while. MAC Pink Nouveau is new to my collection and I’m loving it. My Fenty gloss is like 1/3 of the way gone and it’s definitely my most used gloss. I love the glass like shine it gives. I feel like it makes my lips look beautiful and juicy and healthy. Over a lipstick, I feel like it makes my lips look incredibly full which I love lol. Also, the formula is more moisturizing/effective than most lip balms I own. I absolutely cannot wait to try the paler pink one that just came out.

Pink Nouveau!!?

I’m almost out of it so thanks for the reminder. I like to keep it in my bag to put on top of super matte reds and various pinks. It really is adorable even though I don’t want to buy from companies that aren’t cruelty free.

NYX Butter Gloss in “Tiramisu”; while I do love the formula, I’m not crazy about this particular shade. I don’t hate it, but I have other “nudes” I prefer, so I’ve spent the last 6 months trying to finish it. I still have quite a bit left, as I didn’t wear it daily, but I’m ready to toss it… It was somehow tossed into a NYX order, which was fairly large, so I think they just tossed it in as a “freebie”…

If I own it and it’s red, burgundy, deep vampy brown or plum shades, or nude, it got worn quite a bit probably! As for specific shades, I’m not 100% sure what ones saw the most usage.

The lip colours I go through the most are those in the russet brown family – I have lots of them from different brands: Clarins, Milani, Maybelline, Colour Pop, Elizabeth Arden etc.
Next favourite would be a tie between ginger shades (in summer) and berry/red shades.

Colourpop Cami & Lumiere lippie stix (and I’m gonna wear the everlasting out of Belle & Scorpio Moon Lux lipsticks this coming year as well!)

Colourpop Dopey and Take Five (freebie gift but it’s a hella great shade) Ultra Satin

Shiseido Red Queen Rouge Rouge Lipstick

Jordana Twist & Shine balm stain in Terra Crave & Cranberry Crush

NYX Soft Matte lip cream in Rome

Nivea Colour & Shine lip balm in Blackberry

2018 started out with these then went back to my old ways…

•Melt Cosmetics ROC Liquid Set lipstick with deep burnt reddish lip liners because I tried hard to wear flattering colors that aren’t bright and loud (neon reds, oranges, pinks).
•Melt Cosmetics Sidni Liquid Set lipstick with •Jinx liner: similar to MAC Process Magenta liner. Woah this made my lips look bigger!
•Melt Cosmetics Stepford matte lipstick which is dark and grey on my fair skin. Way out of my comfort zone but I tried.
•Dose Of Colors Black Rose (LE) liquid matte because I may as well enjoy it before it totally dries out.
•Melt Cosmetics Santeria lipliner.
•IT Cosmetics Vitality Lip Flush: Love Story and Je Ne Sais Quoi. They’re easy. They stain so nicely when I have NO time and bugs don’t want to bite my face in hot weather because there’s no sweet fragrance.
•Melt Cosmetics Metal Gloss in Seance and in Lurk.
•Melt Cosmetics Bellastona Liquid Set lipstick so right back to my old bright red ways!

Probably Kat Von D Studded Kiss-Hexagram, Backstage Bambi, Crush, and (apparently discontinued/rotated out of the line) Underage Red. My CoverGirl Katy Kat lipsticks-Cat Call (matte), Magenta Minx (matte), Crimson Cat (matte), and Red-y to Pounce (pearl)-also got a fair bit of use.

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