Wednesday, May 1, 2013

Weekend Wear: Lips


If you know me, you will know I have quite a bit of a make up buy addiction, but you will also know I don't tend to use alot of my collection. It's quite rare for me to buy something and rip the packaging open to use right away. I usually buy something for the long run and put it away for months before it ever get's any use. Now sometimes, just sometimes, I come across a product, that just has to used, right now, every day if I could, but for this new obsession, weekend obsessed and routine it has become.


NARS Velvet Matte Lip Pencil in Red Square
I own a few of these little guys and this is the only one I've ever taken out of it's box, ha!
My random splurge purchase during the Sephora chicweek haul period. I said 
"No, don't go back into that store this week. You don't need anything." - This was after my first few visits...
I somehow ended up in the store, I ran across NARS, and left with this baby.

The shade is a red orange, the pigmentation is intense, the lasting power is decent, and the impact is high.
When I tried this on in the store I was wearing my brown framed glasses and it was a winning combination. I doubt I'd ever wear my specks with this but it's always nice for that book look I suppose.


It doesn't matter how you wear it or when you wear, sometimes you just gotta smack on some red lips and call it a beautiful day.

Fun Fact: This is my 500th post!
For those of you who have read and stayed with me all this time, let me say: THANK YOU!




18 comments:

  1. 500 posts! That's quite the accomplishment! Congratulations :) You're right, sometimes the day *does* call for red lips and then it is definitely a beautiful day. Red Square looks lovely and despite my already-too-large collection of reds, this one would fit in nicely!

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  2. Hi J, I have not tried Red Square yet, but you can't go wrong with a NARS Red!

    Congratulations on 500!!!!!! :)

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  3. That is a really pretty shade, I'm curious to see what other shades from the line you have now!
    Congratulations on 500 posts, keep 'em coming!

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  4. Grats on your 500th post!! And the color looks lovely on you =)

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  5. Wow 500 posts!! Congrats! :) This orange-red looks very good on you! Are these lip pencil drying?

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  6. Congratulations on the big 5-0-0!

    I'm a huge fan. Keep up the great work!

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  7. Beautiful, and yes I totally know how those "you dont need anything" visits go! It's okay though, look at that beautiful colour! ;)

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  8. I think that colour really compliments your skin tone :) And I also love wearing reds for just a casual day.
    My latest addition has been Revlon Strawberry Suede, but maybe... I'll also pick NARS Dragon Girl this month (There's a tempting discount in the store which retails NARS in my city!).
    I've been trying to restrain myself from buying more red lipsticks, but it's been a long long time! hahaha

    Congratulations for those 500 posts! I don't usually leave a comment, but always read all your updates! <3

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  9. i also own damned and cruella! both kinda wintery shades so maybe in a few months expect a post? hehe

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  10. i apply lip balm first and this is no where near as dying as other matte lip products ive tried!

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  11. i always see you comment! means so much to me, thanks for all the support!

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  12. thank you for commenting!!!
    and THANK YOU for reading! all you supporters are beyond amazing in my mind

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  13. congrats on hitting it 500th!! ^_~

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  14. Wow, 500th post is so impressive! I have definitely just added this to my wish list, its gorgeous! xo

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