e.l.f. Liquid Matte Lipstick

e.l.f. Liquid Matte – Top Drugstore Lipstick?

I’ve tried quite a few drugstore lipsticks but el.f. wasn’t one of them.

My usual purchases from e.l.f include brushes, contour and blush set as well as their lip balms and lip exfoliators so yeah, I have to admit that to me it’s a decent drugstore brand as I frequently purchase their products.

New to my list of e.l.f products is their liquid matte lipsticks. They come in eleven different shades and I purchased four of them online from Ulta.

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KKW Beauty Creme Lipstick Set

I tried KKW Beauty Nude Creme Lipsticks

If there’s anyone who can  pull off the ultimate nude look, it’s Kim Kardashian.

No one does it better!

Every time I think about finding the perfect nude lipstick it drives me crazy because the chances of you finding one is like zero to none, for me at least!

KKW Beauty Creme Lipstick Set
KKW Beauty Creme Lipstick Set

So I figured that if I get the set, I might actually find a shade that works. Let’s find out…

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Wet n Wild Liquid Catsuit Metallic Lipstick

Metallic Madness | Wet n Wild Liquid Catsuit Metallic Lipsticks

One drugstore brand that cannot be shook and has continued to change the makeup game is Wet n Wild. Some of my all time favorite lipsticks are from wet n wild, like the shade Nudist Peach.

Their liquid catsuit collection has been a favorite among many makeup lovers that they had since release the same shades in a metallic version and those have also been very popular.

I’m telling you it’s hard not to love them. It’s like a revamped version of the already stunning shades but a little more fun and flirty.

1Wet n Wild Liquid Catsuit Metallic Lipstick
Wet n Wild Liquid Catsuit Metallic Lipstick

I purchased six shades of the metallic versions and they’re on fire! Keep on reading to see the swatch!

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Huda Beauty Liquid Matte Minis - Red Edition

Huda Beauty Liquid Matte Lipstick Swatch

There are times when I get that feeling that I need to try something new, more often than I would like, but I have been itching lately to try Huda Beauty and so it began…

You’ve probably noticed that like mine, your Instagram feed is probably flooded with Huda Beauty makeup pictures from beauty gurus so yes, I’ve been thinking about Huda Beauty lately.

I finally realized that it was probably a sign from the gods for me to get the lipsticks and Huda Beauty walked into my life!

 Huda Beauty Liquid Matte Minis - Red Edition
Huda Beauty Liquid Matte Minis – Red Edition

So of course, I want to share my swatching experience with my lovely readers!

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Anastasia Beverly Hills Matte Lipstick Set

NEW Anastasia Beverly Hills Lipstick Set

The story goes that ABH is on top of the list when it comes to makeup so of course I wanted to investigate for myself.

I have actually tried ABH in the past and I have to admit that their makeup is a force to be reckoned with. I tried their summer lip gloss set and I was very happy with them. The colors were absolutely gorgeous and I still frequently wear them to this day.

I recently picked up the Mini Matte Lipstick Set at Sephora a few weeks back because I wanted to see if they were as good as the lip gloss.

Anastasia Beverly Hills Matte Lipstick Set
Soft Pink, Kiss, Spice, Dead Roses

So here we go …

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Shayla X Colourpop Collab

Shayla X Colourpop Collab Lip Swatch

There’s something I want to yell you! If you guys haven’t found out already Colourpop’s latest collab is with beauty blogger Makeup Shayla and it’s definitely looking like it’s worth reviewing.

I also did a review on the recent Ellarie Colourpop collection that you can check out.

They teamed up to do a makeup collection that included an eyeshadow palette, two highlighters, three Lux Lipsticks and a Lip Gloss.

Shayla X Colourpop Collab
L-R Oouuuu!, Quickie, C’Mon Sis and Neat Freak

And of course, the part of the collection that I was mostly interested in is the lip products because I’m a lipstick junkie!

I purchased all three of her Lux Lipsticks and the Lip Gloss and well…you’ll have to keep reading to find out my thoughts on these…..

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Smashbox Fully Nude Lip Trio

Get Nude With Me | Smashbox Fully Nude Lip Trio

I tried that looking at your nipple thing to find your perfect nude shade and that didn’t do it for me so I’m back to doing things the old fashioned way.

Trying on a million and one nude lipstick until I find a winner.

I wish I had that super power of knowing if a nude lipstick would work for me without trying them first because as of late, I’ve been through several nude lipsticks that I purchased that I had to kick to the curb.

Not really! I’m not wasting my money like that.

Smashbox Fully Nude Lip Trio
Smashbox Fully Nude Lip Trio

You best believe that I will do everything in my power to make that nude lipstick that’s ten shades lighter than me work before I resort to throwing it out.

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Go Bold or Go Bare | Bare Minerals Swatch and Review

It’s been a hot minute since I actually purchased a product from Bare Minerals.

As a matter of fact, the only thing I usually purchase from them is their mineral powder foundation because my skin seems to love that stuff.

Bare Minerals Go Bold or Go Home Mini Lip Trio
Bare Minerals Go Bold or Go Home Mini Lip Trio

Now that I’ve been trying to expand my horizon, I’ve ventured into their lipstick category and of course I was a sucker for their gorgeous colors and gave in.

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Ulta Fan Favorites Lipsticks

ULTA Fan Faves | Lip Products customers are Raving About!

This is one Ulta Haul that I felt really great and confident about because these are the products that all the beauty gurus are buying and I wanted to find out what was so special about them.

Ulta Fan Favorite Lipsticks | May 2018
Ulta Fan Favorite Lipsticks | May 2018

Left to Right:

Stila Stay All Day Liquid Lipstick – Caramello
ABH – Stripped Liquid Lipstick
Buxom Lip Polish – Dolly
Too Faced Melted Matte – Cool Girl
Revlon Super-lustrous Lipstick – Cherries in the Snow
Smashbox Always on Liquid Lipstick – Bawse

There are definitely some products on here that will be on my holy grail and others that I will never buy again, okay maybe never is a strong word so let’s just say less inclined to buy.

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The Magical Lipsticks that were Chosen for Hollywood’s Elite!

This year’s Academy Awards nominees will be gifted with lipsticks from Blush and Whimsy,  a New Mexico based company that’s known for making lipsticks with real flowers and flakes of gold! Yes, you read that right!

The company focuses on creating experiences for their team as well as their customer base. What’s even more amazing is that the packages are made by elderly and people with disabilities like Down syndrome which makes them even more magical as it’s for a good cause.

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