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I have found the best lipstick ever <gavel>

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Keztrel Tue 25-Jun-13 15:44:41

Mac Plumful. It's a pinky red with a hint of plum, really good on pale, cool-toned skin - but reckon it would suit lots of people. It makes your lips look really plump and perfect, kind of like they've been airbrushed...

Similar texture to the Revlon Butter stuff, but with more pigment and not a melty pile of shite <bitter>

oreoaddict Sun 21-Jul-13 20:03:43

Thanks Aa. Will do

AaDB Sun 21-Jul-13 19:37:31

Oreo, the Guerlain one goes on wet and dries matt. Go and ask for a try.

Keztrel Sun 21-Jul-13 18:52:39

Since I started this thread I've discovered Mac Diva - also the best lipstick ever grin It's a very deep, vampy, matte red, but applies brilliantly as a light stain for day time and lasts much longer than Plumful. Probably one for winters/cool, dark colouring.

Branleuse Sun 21-Jul-13 16:10:12

ruby woo all the way!

Allthingspretty Sun 21-Jul-13 15:51:56

I bought one of those Guerlaine lipsticks when they were in clerance. They are pure luxury!

oreoaddict Sun 21-Jul-13 11:37:47

I've got stuck in a bit of a lipstick colour rut. I usually tend to go with shimmery, plumby tones, not so much cos I like the shimmer, but because those kind of lipsticks tend to have the colours I like. Tbh I'd prefer a matt finish, or a long lasting one, but I have dry lips and I've yet to find one which doesn't make my lips go all scaley and cracked confused

I'm pale, green eyes, very dark brown hair, anyone got any suggestions? I want to come out my safety zone of plumby nude tones, but I can never find one which does me any favours. I can't seem to take a lot of colour for some reason. I was trying to find the perfect red, but gave up that quest as every shade I tried, made me look slightly deranged.

AaDB Sun 21-Jul-13 11:04:33

Not bonne. THANK YOU VIBBE thanks

AaDB Sun 21-Jul-13 11:03:45

Thanks Bonnethanks thanks thanks

I bought Furrowing Rouge in Avarice. It dies matt, lasts, mirror/container are beautiful. The best lipstick I've ever used. I'm going back for another shade. Pricey and could do with being refillable (I'll have to ask).

KikeriFreedomCastle Fri 05-Jul-13 09:20:05

I looked for this to buy yesterday, but would like to test it really so am going wait. I'm really pale with fair hair and blue eyes (but have no idea which season I am) and my usual lipstick is Bobbi Brown nude, and lately Revlon candy apple.

Keztrel Fri 05-Jul-13 08:41:49

I want to try Syrup cherry, it looks really nice. I don't find Plumful purpley and I'm v pale - it looks dark pink on me. Its weird how different lipsticks look on different people. I guess it makes lipstick threads a bit pointless!

cherrybath Thu 04-Jul-13 16:26:46

I've had plumful for a couple of years - it IS a bit dark (purpley) for daytime for really pale skinned people like me, but fine at night. Syrup is softer for day.

AlwaysSleepingBeauty Wed 26-Jun-13 20:21:23

That's such a pretty looking colour. I have Burberry Pink Azalea which is similar to the photograph on those reviews, and it's stunning. It might be an option for those who don't like MAC lipstick.

Keztrel Wed 26-Jun-13 15:47:37

YY 3hens it's a 'my lips but much better' shade on me smile Weird, seeing as I'm really pale, but there you go - I guess that's why the whole seasons thing works!

LizzyDay Wed 26-Jun-13 15:44:02

I do like that Plumful shade - may give it a go.

HATE the Mac website though, it's like peering into a dark cave full of tiny words that are too small and pale to read. <gimmer>

3hens Wed 26-Jun-13 15:33:24

Aw thanks Keztrel!
Funnyhow lipsticks look so different on different people. Like, Plumful isn't my nude, it's my 'add a bit of subtle colour', and it's a nude colour for the winters above.

Keztrel Wed 26-Jun-13 14:09:40

Oh I have Rimmel Vintage Pink too 3hens - I love it in the tube and on my hand, but on my lips it makes me look like a zombie! It's too violet and dead-looking on my face somehow - it must be better on Summers! I think I threw it away or I'd have sent it to you smile

3hens Wed 26-Jun-13 11:29:18

Ooh! I have Mac Plumful too. Fab shade. I'm a summer, sallow skin, fair hair, blue eyes, and I have the palest lips in the universe. Plumful, isn't overly colourful on me IYKWIM, I look alive with it! It has taken me years to find it. I wear it when I want to add a bit of gentle colour and energy.

Traditional nude lipsticks are too blah for me, too brown, too nothing, too worn out. I'm even more colourless with them. But after years, I found one in Rimmel call Vintage Pink, that's my perfect nude lipstick.

QueenCadbury Tue 25-Jun-13 22:27:14

I may have to try it out then!

Maraki Tue 25-Jun-13 22:10:58

Another winter here. Mac plumfull is my go to lipstick!! Just perfect for everyday wear when the HoC winter lipsticks feel OTT for everyday wear.

Keztrel Tue 25-Jun-13 22:06:54

Yes I am queen smile One of the pale, dark hair, dark eyes ones. Think I'm a jewel winter but can't remember now!

QueenCadbury Tue 25-Jun-13 22:03:47

ketzrel am I right in thinking you're a winter too?

Keztrel Tue 25-Jun-13 20:45:06

I love the taste of Mac lipsticks vibbe, it reminds me of mini eggs smile Clinique and Chantecaille dry my lips out, but never Mac. Think I need to check out Guerlain now!

Vibbe Tue 25-Jun-13 17:18:49

It's a lovely colour, but MAC lipsticks dry my lips out like nothing else. And I don't like the vanilla smell/taste.

Guerlain Rouge Automatique are much better at not drying my lips out. The Rouge G are lovely, but so incredibly heavy and expensive.
I absolutely love the smell/taste of Guerlains products.

I got a Laura Mercier lipstick the other day - I've never tried anything from that brand, and to be fair, the lipstick is better than most other brands I've used (and I've used a lot!) And it doesn't taste or smell of anything at all, which is nice.

noddyholder Tue 25-Jun-13 17:10:03

Nearly as nice as calvin Klein first kiss it is like a perfect lip colour

mignonette Tue 25-Jun-13 17:04:52

They've changed the design a bit and now the mirror is sideways on but they still smell of parma violets- another reason to love Guerlain and they have a few here on Amazon.

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