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Mariella Avatar

MAC Lovers Only is lovely for this time of year and I’ve really enjoyed Sephora’s Lipstories Hong Kong by Night in the autumn (hand waving at Genevieve). MAC Dallas was another winner I purchased this year but, as always, my favourite (not from this year…this year is the year it was guillotined!) is MAC Craving.

Deborah S. Avatar

YSL: Candy Glazes what a great formula and so easy to wear.
Chanel: I love all of the Chanel lip formula’s and I have purchased several new shades this year. My favorite being Inattendu
Dior: Like Chanel, I do love Dior’s lipstick formula. My favorite shades are 999 and 647 Forever Feminine
Pat McGrath: MatteTrance and Satin Allure formula, too many shades to mention!!
Lisa Eldridge: I love all her formulas and am slowly completing a set of all the shades that appeal to me.
Gucci: Satin Lip Formula
Hermes: Satin and Matte lip formula’s, # 78 Rose Velours
Charlotte Tilbury: Although I am not a huge fan of most of her makeup, I do love her lipstick formula’s and in particular, if I am looking for a matte formula, CT is generally the formula that I choose.

Nancy T Avatar

This past year, I think that I have gone more subdued with my lips and have done smokier, more intense eye makeup? So, here goes: PMG Labs Omi and Deep Orchid MatteTrance Lipsticks along with Nude Venus Divinyl, Hourglass Satin Cream in Cypress, UD Broken and the new version of Uptight, MAC Paramount and VG I, Fenty Gloss Bombs in Fenty Glow and ChocoLit, Tower 28 Seseme gloss, and Rare Beauty Nearly Neutral Balm gloss.

Erica Avatar

FLORTTE LIP MUDS! Blows Kaleidos out of the water. My gosh, I absolutely adore mine. Aside from that: the Joocyee lipsticks I’ve gotten, the Hermès and Guerlain bullet I got, and surprisingly, Too Faced’s Lady Balls.

Genevieve Avatar

My Best Lipsticks from 2023 were the CP ones of Party Mix, Trending and Drama Much – that I have used quite a lot this year.
Thanks to Ozsale (an online Aus retailer that offers great discounts on beauty products) I purchased (new to me) Shiseido’s Disrobed for my DIL (who loves it); a Givenchy lipstick, a YSL one and a Sisley one – I don’t recall the exact colours/shades now and they have been sensational as well.
The newer CP ones were, as I recall, quite disappointing – a theme for this year’s makeup releases.

Pearl Avatar

I bought quite a few lip glosses this year to put over mattes, but ended up wearing them alone and I like MAC’s (newly formulated or at least new to me) Lipglass and Cremesheen formulas and Sephora’s glosses. I’m using up the rest of my Pat McGrath’s which I also like, but probably won’t repurchase. I gave lip oils a try and….meh.

Cara Avatar

Purchased in 2023 – Nabla Beyond Jelly lipstick Nocturna, Ami Cole lip oil Romance, Nars Afterglow lip balm Turbo (perfect sheer red), Laneige lip mask Pink Lemonade
Older favorites – Lisa Eldridge gloss Blush, Clinique Black Honey, Fenty lip oil, Haus lip oil Hue

LK Avatar

The Givenchy Rose perfecto liquid balm in 011 Black Pink has been by far my most used this year, and what’s not to love: it makes my lip look plump, my lips stay hydrated for a good amount of time even afer the product wears off, the color stains my lips nicely so it’s incredibly long lasting for a liquid balm, it feels good on the lips and it is easy to swipe on/touch up even without a mirror. The only downside is the price point.

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