My Top 5 Spring / Summer Pink Lipsticks

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When the weather transitions into the warmer months I always feel a strong aversion to dark lips, seriously I don’t know what it is but I can’t bring myself to wear a red or burgundy when the sun is out.  I find that pink is such an easy colour to wear during the Spring and Summer, whether you’re going to school, work or out and about for the day and there really is a shade for everyone. These are a pick of my current favourite pink lipsticks.

DSC00173 1) Stila Stay All Day Liquid Lipstick in Patina. I spoke about this lipstick in a recent post. This lipstick is your very on-trend, Kylie Jenner, mauve-pink matte shade, perfect for the daytime, lasts all day and looks gorgeous on practically everyone I’ve seen.

2) Yves Saint Laurent Rouge Volupte Lipstick in Rose Culte. This is the most expensive lipstick that I own and it was worth every penny. This lipstick is a bright, bold fuchsia pink and is definitely not for those who want to hide in the shadows. The formula glides on smoothly and keeps my lips hydrated. The finish is shiny and as it causes a tingling sensation it makes my lips look even bigger and plump.

3) Bobbi Brown Lip Color in Rose. This is one of my all time favourite lipsticks. It is described as a medium rose which is a perfect brown-pink on my skin tone. I wear this if I’m pairing it with heavier eye make-up as it is a muted shade that doesn’t compete with the eyes. The finish isn’t quite matte and it is the best nude colour for my skin tone.

4) Kiko Milano Smart Lipstick in 913 Rosewood. This creamy, pigmented and affordable lipstick is one of my favourites to wear during the daytime. I feel like this colour would look good on all skin tones and in comparison it’s slightly darker than the Bobbi Brown lipstick. I love the  buttery application of this lipstick and the shine finish. It isn’t the longest lasting but it doesn’t cause any dryness which is a big plus.

5) Etude House Color Lips Fit in Perfect Fit Red. Don’t be fooled by the name, this lip tint is not red. It is a very dark pink and is perfect to wear opaque or as a light wash of colour on the lips with a matte finish. It also fades really nicely to leave a “just bitten” effect on your lips.

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Swatches of my favourite pink lipsticks in natural light and flash photography

Obviously I own a couple more pink lippies that didn’t make the cut and I’m always on the hunt for some more so comment below with your personal favourites!

Jay x

100 Followers & INTERNATIONAL GIVEAWAY (theBalm, Clinique, Etude House)

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Hey guys! This week I hit 100+ followers on WordPress. It’s a small milestone, but a milestone nonetheless and I am so grateful for all the followers who take time to read and comment on my posts and all the wonderful people I have met via this blog. I am loving being part of a community of wonderful women (and some men) who share a like interest.

To celebrate I have created a WordPress giveaway where you can win four make-up and skin care products with a total value of just over £50! This post has not been sponsored, I bought all of these with my own money. I am giving away the following:

theBalm Nude ‘Tude Eyeshadow Palette x 1

Clinique Power Lashes Gift Set (Power Mascara Black Onyx, Cream Shaper for Eyes Black Diamond, All About Eyes Serum De-Puffing Eye Massage, Purple Zipped Pouch) x 1

Etude House Skin Note Deep Moisturizing Hydrogel Mask x 1

Etude House Collagen Eye Gel Patch x 1

The rules and how to enter:

– Click on THIS Rafflecopter link a Rafflecopter giveaway

Follow me on WordPress (MANDATORY).

-Like this post and Reblog (MANDATORY).

– Comment below with your FAVOURITE LIPSTICK (MANDATORY)

– You have to complete the three above steps to complete entry into the giveaway. You can make extra entries by following me on Instagram , Twitter or visiting my Facebook page.

– The giveaway will run from 5th April 2015 to 26th April 2015 so be QUICK!

– If I deem an entrant to have made multiple or fake applications to enter, the entrant shall be excluded from the giveaway and consequently ineligible to win.

– The winner will be notified via email within 1 day of the giveaway ending. They will have 5 days to reply to my email after which the entry will be forfeited for a new winner. The winner will be announced on the blog on 3rd May 2015.

– For the full terms and conditions see the Rafflecopter link.

I will be doing future giveaways for non-Wordpress followers so keep your eyes peeled on my social media links. Good luck and much love!

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Jay x