Monday, October 16, 2017

Avon X Project Runway: Wine-Stained Lips

I was so excited when my friends at Avon sent me a package of goodies, on how to create one of the looks they did on Project Runway for wine-stained lips. I'm not typically a dark lips girl, but it was really fun to try this look out for something new!

They sent two eyeshadow singles, in Beige and Black Brown, and a great felt-tipped liquid liner in black.

For the wine-stained lips they sent me a glimmersticks lip liner in chocolate, and two lipsticks - oxford wine and cherry jubilee. The name "glimmersticks" is a bit misleading - chocolate is a gorgeous matte lip liner, that is super flattering and goes with tons of lippies.

Like I said, wine-stained lips isn't my typical look, but I really liked it and got quite a few compliments when I was wearing it. In this look I'm wearing the beige eye shadow in my crease, with a shimmery pale white eye shadow, and the black liquid liner. These products all wore beautifully!

Would you go for a look like this?

Thanks, Avon!

Friday, October 13, 2017

Zoya Lippies

Zoya has long been one of my favorite nail polish brands, because they have never included any of the nasty chemicals prevalent in so many other brands, but lately they've become one of my favorite lipstick brands as well. The colors are highly pigmented, super creamy, and relatively long-lasting (for not being a longwear specific product.) Recently they sent me their new lipstick colors, that correspond with their Sophisticates collection. They are all just perfection!

My girls had a lot of fun helping me swatch these colors! In fact, their lip marks are what you will see in the following pictures, and here is a behind the scenes pic that Tony snapped:

My personal favorite from this collection is Layne - the most beautiful warm, rosy color. Perfect for everyday. For a more kicked up look I'm in love with Bristol - which is almost the color of cabernet wine. Coco's favorite was the bluish purple, Tommy. It looked really fun on her for dress up! And Leila's favorite is Lucky - a pretty hot pink!

Have you tried Zoya's lipsticks yet?! I can't recommend them enough!

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