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Currently Coveting – Glitter Lips

PSA – funny story before I get into my actual PSA, I was reading an op-ed not terribly long ago and the author used PSA (Public Service Announcement) prior to just asking a general question. It cracked me up – was it just hyperbole to grab the reader’s attention? I didn’t get it, I am unsure if the author is aware of what the acronym stands for?

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The second one has literally nothing to do with anything but it made me cackle. Speaking of cackling, how close are we to Halloween, people?! So close. Anyway, PSA – glitter is back in a big way. I will take my glitter pretty much anyway that I can get it, I enjoy shimmery lotions and glittery eye-shadows but haven’t dabbled in glittery lip products. With a few recent releases though, it looks like this trend is here to stay and here are a few products that I would love to try.

To start, we have Lime Crime – the brand that we all love to hate. When I first saw their line of Diamond Crushers I didn’t think that they would be very wearable and in all honesty, they probably aren’t but they have released a few new shades that I think could work. There are currently 15 shades that retail for $18 each – these are described as a lip topper on the site but you can also wear them on bare lips as they do have pigment. I am intrigued. Also, the names are super weird…

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The next glittery lip goodness is from Kat Von D and I actually had the opportunity to purchase these before the launch date and I passed because I thought that they weren’t for me! The Everlasting Glimmer Veil Liquid Lipstick comes in the most stunning tube, it looks as though there are 9 shades and these retail at $22 each. I think they look simply gorgeous but Thundersturck is probably the most wearable. These will be available on sephora.com on 8/22 – stay strong.

Ciate London just released a line of Glitter Flips which are transforming glitter liquid lipstick in metallic matte hues. There are 7 shades and these retail for $19 each, they are currently available on sephora.com. Glitter and matte seem like two completely opposite finishes, I am interested to see exactly how they dry down.

Kevyn Aucoin released their Molten Lip Color awhile ago and I skipped on those but am interested in their new Molten Lip Color Top Coats. There are two shimmer shades and in the spirit of this brand, they are expensive at $30 each. Can we talk about how much I adore Kevyn Aucoin though? He was such a classy guy, his cameo in Sex in the City still gets me a little weepy 🙁

Anyway, glitter lips for fall sounds like a trend that I want to get on board with. I think that glitter on a matte lip that may be too dry on its own could work, I can’t wait to give this a whirl!

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4 Comments

  • lipstickcocktails

    The Urban Decay Vice Special Effects top coat is pretty awesome. A couple of the colors look great over matte lipsticks (wasn’t too terrible if I wore a lip mask the night after) and I have one that I wear alone that has just enough glitter for a punch but I can still wear to the office.

    • Stella

      I have been curious about those, glad to hear that they are good. I’d love something that is suitable for daytime wear, thanks for the tip!!

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