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Really lovely posh lipstick for a special treat

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stoplickingthetelly Wed 05-Apr-17 19:24:47

Hi ladies,

After a few very busy weeks at work and home I fancy treating myself to a posh lipstick. I want something fairly neutral/ pink. Not too beige because my lips are quite pink naturally so beige lipsticks make me look a bit ill. Would prefer a neutral kind of colour because if I'm going to spend £££ on a lipstick I want to be able to wear it loads and I'm a bit scared of bright lipstick (although I always think they look fantastic on other peopl). Also I have dry lips so need something actively moisturing. Definitely not matte. Been thinking about the YSL shine one in the gorgeous packaging, but not sure whether to go for it or not. What would you lovely ladies recommended? 😀

TitaniasCloset Wed 05-Apr-17 20:08:59

I spent ages once picking out the perfect bright pink YSL one and it was worth every penny. I wore that lipstick down to the nub.

Other suggestion for beautiful packaging and a high end product, Charlotte Tilbury for nudes especially and a little known brand called Besame that does vintage style make up in shades of red and pink. If I was flashing the cash I would be looking at these three brands.

ShoutOutToMyEx Wed 05-Apr-17 20:10:43

Any of the Charlotte Tilbury Matte Revolution lipsticks. Worth every penny - the best lipstick I've ever used.

Sounds like you might like Super Cindy or Pillow Talk.

ShoutOutToMyEx Wed 05-Apr-17 20:11:30

And they're matte yes but not traditional matte - I've got horribly dry lips and I don't even need balm with them.

Terfinator Wed 05-Apr-17 20:12:08

Personally, I find no7 to be the best quality!

wrapsuperstar Wed 05-Apr-17 20:13:24

Tom Ford are wonderfully luxurious and feel like a proper cosmetic treat. I have recently purchased a lipstick from the Marc Jacobs cosmetics range too which I was very impressed by!

Theconifers25 Wed 05-Apr-17 20:13:34

If it's about a treat that's mega ££££££ , delicando shade is a natural pink but stunning

m.sephora.com/product/P400556?skuId=1749910

MrsT2007 Wed 05-Apr-17 20:14:05

Love MAC their cream sheen lippies are fab. They have a myriad of neutrals. I'm a 'mete' girl

MrsT2007 Wed 05-Apr-17 20:14:24

Mehr that should say!

MrsT2007 Wed 05-Apr-17 20:16:59

But mehr is matte....worth a trip to the counter for a match appointment

sleephypnosiszzz Wed 05-Apr-17 20:17:17

i got a neutral pink chanel lipstick for my granny's 90th - it was something she'd never treat herself to but she did have chanel perfume. it was beautifully wrapped, you should tell them it's a gift to get a nice gift bag with tissue paper and a ribbon!

Mungobungo Wed 05-Apr-17 20:17:24

I was scared of bright lipstick too until I did the no 7 colour match. Now I've got loads of brights that actually look good with my pasty blue-toned skin. Worth a try, even if it's just to build confidence with trying different colours. I've got a lovely neutral berry shade which I get lots of complements on and it doesn't make me look like the living dead/a goth.

stoplickingthetelly Wed 05-Apr-17 20:21:52

Ooh thanks ladies.

Titania - Have never heard of Besame, going to Google them now and have a look. Pleased to hear you loved the ysl lipstick though.

Shoutout - Interesting about the Charlotte Tilbury lipsticks, I've never been able to wear matte lipstick really so might go and have a look at them. Also, maybe wrongly, assumed that Charlotte Tilbury was more style over substance.

Terfinator - I agree number 7 lipsticks are lovely, but I just fancied something a bit more special as a treat.

Thanks everyone

TitaniasCloset Wed 05-Apr-17 20:24:19

They don't always have all tgeir products in stock in the UK though so that's a bit of a pain.
They have two sites one for US and one for Europe.
Oooh I want to go make up shopping now!!!

stoplickingthetelly Wed 05-Apr-17 20:31:18

The conifers that lipstick is gorgeous, but the price!!! 😭 want a treat but was thinking more around £30-40.
Mungo - Hadn't really considered getting colour matched for a lipstick. Thought it was just something people did for foundation. Might give it a go.
MrsT - do you find the mac lipstick drying at all? I want to be able to wear it everyday.

I've got sandwash pink from Bobbi Brown which is a lovely colour, but I can only wear it for limited periods of time because I find it drys my lips out.

Great suggestions everyone, thank you x

stoplickingthetelly Wed 05-Apr-17 20:34:35

Titanias sorry didn't mean to be an enabler 😃 (whispers do it, do it, do it)

TitaniasCloset Wed 05-Apr-17 20:35:32

Try Cult beauty online also for the Besame or Charlotte Tilbury, Besame main site seems to be down.and they had an offer on CT products last week, dunno if its still on.

Ysl also do a really nice pressed powder in a compact if you want to do the whole pull out your glam shiny compact touch up your lipstick thing.

TitaniasCloset Wed 05-Apr-17 20:36:19

I'm looking online now!!!! grin

coffeecakemum Wed 05-Apr-17 20:37:33

Estée Lauder pure color in rose tea is a perfect combo of pink and nude. Have a look at swatches online

stoplickingthetelly Wed 05-Apr-17 20:39:51

Titanias 😃😃😃😃

Coffee just off to look at rose tea swatches, thanks.

MrsT2007 Wed 05-Apr-17 20:40:27

I wear mine every day and it's not drying at all. It's matte but it's not a 'flat' matte like some are. It last well and had become my go to lippy

Judydreamsofhorses Wed 05-Apr-17 20:41:43

If you want something really treaty, what about a Guerlain Rouge G? The packaging is absolutely the best out there.

babybarrister Wed 05-Apr-17 20:45:25

Chantecaille good as are Armani lipsticks and lipstick queen

stoplickingthetelly Wed 05-Apr-17 20:47:25

Bloody hell just had a look at my lipsticks and just realised I've got Estate Lauder rose tea. It came as part of a freebie gift set. Maybe I don't actually need a new lipstick 🤔🤔🤔🤔 but I want one!

MidnightVelvetthe7th Wed 05-Apr-17 20:49:34

Mac syrup is a natural pink on me and my pale skin smile I also like velvet teddy which is more beige but doesn't give me that corpse look. Patisserie is lovely and natural for a my lips but better look.

Lipstick Queen are also nice, have a look at Frog Prince smile

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