Lipstick Haul…My lipstick ban didn’t last long!

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I have majorly failed on my lipstick ban and in one single shop bought three new lipsticks!  Fortunately they are all very affordable and I love them all!

Nude lipsticks are definitely ‘in’ right now however all of my nude purchases to date have been strongly brown tinted.  After seeing so many true nudes I went in search of a more pinky true nude and bought two!  Both are from Soap & Glory’s Sexy Mother Pucker Nudes Collection and I have to say I love them.

The packaging of the lipstick meets what I have grown to expect from Soap & Glory…classy and first class.  The rich gold colour looks perfect with the nude collection and overall gives the impression of a much more expensive product.

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Beautiful Packaging!

The first is a matte slightly pinky nude called 5th Avenue.  On the lips this colour is so pretty and gives my lips a healthy look.  As this is a cream lipstick it doesn’t last all day but is nourishing on the lips and lasts nicely.

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5th Avenue

My second nude purchase is called Love & O-Beige – a paler pink sheen lipstick.  On its own this gives a ‘my lips but better’ look however my favourite way to wear it is with 5th avenue, simply placed in the centre of the bottom lip to give the lip a fuller look against the matte 5th avenue.

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Love & O-Beige

Both of theses lipsticks can be purchased in boots for £9 here.  Currently you can buy one and get the second Soap & Glory cosmetic half price from boots.

My final purchase is the much talked about Maybelline Color Drama Intense Lip Paint in 610 Stripped Down.

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This appears to be the most sought after colour in this new exciting range and it truly is beautiful as you can see.  It is a great transition colour into Autumn.  The formula is smooth and heavily pigmented while being very moisturising.  The packaging is a tube with a velvet feel applicator, while I was slightly unsure about this it actually applies the product perfectly.

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610 Stripped Down

The only con to this lipstick is due to the creamy formula I find that it can smudge a little however this isn’t really an issue; in fact I have just purchased 110 Never Bare to try also.

This really affordable lipstick can be purchased at boots (and other shops) for £4.99 or online here.

This is all I have for now but I am currently testing some autumn coloured NYX lipsticks for a review so keep an eye out!

Have you tired any of these lipsticks?  Or do you have any other recommendations for me?

I hope you all have a lovely weekend.

Being Graceful xx


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