Purple Lipstick Craze

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Hello beauties!!

I actually just recently (within the lats couple of years) have gotten into really loving lipsticks. Most of the time I was strictly a gloss/balm kind of girl and was content with that. I always thought my lips were too big to wear lipstick but I soon found out that was a lie and I embrace these kissers!

I always loved purple but didn’t know just how pretty a purple lipstick could look on! I still have yet to fine the perfect nude lippie but that’s a whole different story. I wanted to share with you guys my fave purple lipsticks and I want you to share your faves with me as well…I might need a shade you have! 😉

SWATCHES:

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LIPPIE TYPES:

Medusa – Glossy, almost like a MAC Amplified lipstick

Violet – A creamy satin matte

Pure Heroine – A MAC Amplified finish

Landinski – Matte Finish

Kooky- Matte Finish w/ a somewhat creamy texture (very long lasting)

**Medusa and Pure Heroine look very similar in photos!! Also, Landinski looks like a dupe for Pure Heroine in a Matte**

I know these all look similar but they look a bit different when worn. Also, the above shades work great with my skin tone so they are my go to’s at the moment! What do you  guys think? Leave a comment and tell me what your favorite purple shades are!!

Until Next Time…

♥ Kai

NYX Macaron Lippie Swatches

Hello again beautiful people!! So yesterday I went shopping with a friend of mine + we decided to stop by Ulta. I haven’t been to Ulta in months so I was extra excited to stop by + see what they had. I was on the search for a really fluffy powder brush but I couldn’t find what I was looking for however, what I did find was the NYX Macaron Lippies!!

I am dark skinned so I am iffy about wearing colors that are too bright so I decided at this time I will only buy two + once I hunt down some complimentary lip pencils, then I will buy other colors. The two I bought were VioletChambord.  Here are the swatches for the two lippies…

SWATCHES:

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I really like the colors in the collection + I will buy more. They are $5.99 at Ulta + the texture is very creamy + smooth. The product kind of gets splotchy if you keep applying but I think wearing a lip primer before applying these will take care of that problem. Below I have included photos of me wearing both shades.

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Have you guys tried out the lippies? If so, what do you think? Leave me a comment + tell me what was your experience!!

Until Next Time…

♥ Kai