The Only Lipsticks I've Been Using Lately

Saturday, July 25, 2020


Throughout this whole period of lockdown, I noticed that when wearing makeup, I've really only gravitated towards three lipsticks in my collection. I'm having a moment for bullet, rather than liquid, lipsticks; I'm definitely enjoying something much more hydrating and I know that is going to continue while masks are in full force. They're all very neutral shades, because there's definitely no occasion for a bolder lip right now, so perfect staples in any makeup collection.

Charlotte Tilbury - Very Victoria

Very Victoria has become a staple in my everyday makeup kit, and definitely the lipstick I reach for the most. The shade is just ever so slightly more pink than my own lip colour, so it's very neutral and matches with anything. The reason I love it so much has to be the formula - a lovely non-sticky, but hydrating and moisturising finish. It's from the 'Matte Revolution' range; I wouldn't say it's the most matte lipstick I own, but still it's definitely pigmented and long-lasting enough for me!


MAC - Velvet Teddy

I am almost embarrassed of my photos of my Velvet Teddy because it only has the tiniest stub left - yes, I definitely need a new one! MAC's classic matte lipstick has been one of my favourite lipsticks for years, and probably the only lipstick I will ever be rebuying. It's a lovely, flattering neutral shade, slightly brown toned. It's also very long-lasting and the perfect matte formula, without being drying at all. There are quite a few MAC lipsticks I love, Whirl, Taupe and Honey Love included, but Velvet Teddy is always the one I return to, and the only one I am finding myself constantly using right now.


Tarte - Colada

I bought my Tarte Color Splash lipstick in the shade Colada two years ago now, when I was in America and desperate to get my hands on at least one Tarte product, but somehow it never became one I really used until now. The shade has a gorgeous orange tone to it, which I'm loving this time of year because I weirdly think it makes me look slightly more tanned and glowing. It might be random to mention, but the lipstick itself is such a lovely shape, it makes it so easy that I can apply it without a mirror - don't know why that's handy, but maybe if you're on the go, you know?! It is a 'creamy matte' finish, so it has plenty of colour, but is also designed to hydrate, so it's a super comfortable lip option. I'm now dying for another shade!


What lip products are you loving right now?

EG x

8 comments

  1. I haven't tried Very Victorica, the colour looks gorgeous. I'm loving CT's Between the sheets at the moment!

    Zoey | www.zoeyolivia.com

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    1. Ooh I need to try that one! Charlotte Tilbury lipsticks are amazing x

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  2. These are such gorgeous shades! I need to show Velvet Teddy more love! xx

    Danielle's Beauty Blog 

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  3. All of these are such pretty shades. I love the packaging for the Tarte lipstick, so pretty!

    emjbarker.blogspot.co.uk

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    1. It's such unique packaging and so pretty! x

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  4. I love the Charlotte Tilbury matte lipsticks, they are so luxe and easy to wear!
    Grace xx
    gracexkate.com

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  5. Haha that titchy velvet teddy just goes to show how much you love it! I really like the sound of that Tarte lippie, the fact that it's creamy matte but has a hydrating formula sounds lovely.
    Charlotte / Charlotte's Picks

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