Add Some Glitz To Your Lips

December 8, 2016

Welcome to day two of #GlitterWeek! I’ve been so excited to share this one with you! It’s probably my absolutely favourite way to rock the NYX Face & Body Glitter, and also the easiest. We’re talking about GLITTER LIPS!!!!

Just simply pat some of the sparkling pigment over wet liquid lipstick and watch it transform! In the spirit of Christmas, I used the Sephora Mini Cream Lip Stain in Always Red and applied a copper glitter over the top, creating a super shimmery, somewhat metallic-like finish.

The best part is it’s fairly long wearing! I went about eight hours and it even survived salad and pasta (both of which were pretty oily) and a glass of wine! It is definitely not kiss proof though, so just be cautious of who you smooch under the mistletoe or when the clock strikes midnight on New Years.

I have found it works best if you do one lip at a time, so the product underneath doesn’t dry before you have time to apply the sparkles. You really want to make sure the pigment has something to grab onto so it stays in place. The most effective way to apply the glitter is with a clean finger, which seems to pick up and distribute the product evenly, without losing any colour intensity.

I’m absolutely obsessed with the ruby red slippers effect! I wish it were acceptable to wear this lip every day, but unfortunately I don’t think it is overly office appropriate. And in my case, I’m not sure my dog would really care about my glitter lips during the four days I work from home. Regardless, I think it’s super festive and perfect to wear during the holidays.

All Products Used:

Face

Dr. Brandt Skincare pores no more pore refiner primer
L’Oreal True Match Lumi Foundation in Porcelain/Light Ivory
Sigma F80 Flat Kabuki Brush
Maybelline Fit Me Concealer in Light
Covergirl Ready Set Gorgeous Concealer in Fair
beautyblender micro.mini
NYC Smooth Skin Loose Face Powder in Translucent
Physicians Formula Butter Bronzer
Laura Mercier Matte Radiance Baked Powder Compact in Highlight 01
BH Cosmetics Glamorous Blush Palette
Wet n Wild PhotoFocus Setting Spray

Eyes

Wet n Wild PhotoFocus Eyeshadow Primer
LORAC PRO Palette

White (under browbone)
Cream (all over lid)
Taupe (crease)

Maybelline Lash Sensational Mascara
NYX Cosmetics Slim Eye Pencil in White
L’Oreal Brow Stylist Definer in Brunette
Benefit Cosmetics Gimme Brow Volumizing Fiber Gel

Lips

Sephora Cream Lip Stain in Always Red
NYX Face & Body Glitter in Copper

Would you wear a glitter lip? Leave me a comment below if you’ve tried this trick before.

xxx

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