Things I'm Loving Right Now - Summer Brights

četrtek, junij 28, 2012

With Summer finally here, I started reaching for some brighter shades of lipstick. I purchased four more in the past weeks (having a bit of a lipstick craze at the moment), mostly Catrice which turned out to be very good lipsticks.

My choices for this summer are (coloured text is a link to previous review and swatches):

1st row from left to right in the first picture and on swatches:
- Revlon Matte 004 Pink About it
- Beauty UK 10 Passion
- Shiseido Glowing Matte PK 224 (a new one, I tried taking swatches but they turned out horribly. But in short, it's a great mix of light coral and pink, a nice everyday shade)

2nd row:
- Catrice Ultimate Colour 210 Pinkadilly Circus
- Catrice Ultimate Colour 100 Lobster Love
- Catrice Ultimate Shine 210 Kiss Kiss Hibiskus
3rd row:
 - Essence 55 Coralize Me!
 - IsaDora Jelly Kiss 47 Coral Punch
 - Maybelline ColorSensational Popstick 020 Tropical Pink
As I said before I purchased four new lipsticks - in the 2nd row from left to right are all from Catrice: Ultimate Colour 210 Pinkadilly Circus, Ultimate Colour 100 Lobster Love and Ultimate Shine 210 Kiss Kiss Hibiskus; and in the 3rd row is Maybelline ColorSensational Popstick 020 Tropical Pink.
All three Catrice lippies are very pigmented. Ultimate Colours have a satin finish and last very well on the lips (survive eating and drinking quite well actually, another shade I own is Frozen Rose). Ultimate Shine one is also very pigmented but has a more glossy finish. Pinkadilly Circus is a medium pink shade. Lobster Love is a bright coral red shade. Kiss Kiss Hibiskus is a bright watermellon dark pink shade (supposedly a dupe for Mac's Impassioned). Catrice lippies cost 4,19 € in our drugstore and I highly recommend checking them out, the quality is really impressive.

Maybelline ColorSensational Popstick 020 Tropical Pink is one of their new ''see-through/transparent '' type of lipsticks. My pictures of the lipstick in the tube are horrible (my camera hates corals it seems), in real life it's not that orange, it's more of a coral pink shade (this is a much better picture click). It's more of a stain and looks very transparent on the lips. It smells amazing, sort of tropical fruity and moisturises very well. It costs around 10 €.

In other news, I got a package from Korea yesterday with my new BB cream. I purchased Holika Holika Peach Girl BB cream SPF37 PA++ in shade #2, which is still a very light shade (actually almost identical to Skin79 Pink Label). It comes with a very cute coral cream blush and a mirror in the lid. So far I've worn it once and I like it a lot. It has a bit of a dewy finish and more coverage than Skin79 Pink Label. A more detailed review and swatches will follow as soon as I test it properly.

Thanks for reading!

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  1. i love maybelline popsticks <3 i have pink lollipop one and it's awesome.

    new in♥mfashionfreak

  2. Skrajni čas, da si tudi jaz kupim kakšno Catrice šminko, Lobster Love mi izgleda fantastično na tebi
    Nova BB cream? In praviš da je še bolj prekrivna? Komaj čakam na cel review

    1. Catrice šminke so res kvalitetne, še posebej za tako ceno. Milje boljše od Essence, pa le kakšen euro dražje.

      Nova je. Je veliko bolj prekrivna, nekje srednja prekrivnost, primerljiva s Healthy Mix. Že prva plast je kar prekrivna, naprimer prekrije blažje podočnjake in manjše nepravilnosti. Za kakšne hujše podočnjake in večje mozolje je druga plast že polno prekrivna. Tako da kakšne potrebe po korektorjih s to BB ravno ni. Review bo kmalu, bi rada dobro testirala vsaj 1 teden.