Well I was supposed to post my January Empties today, but I totally forgot to upload the pictures, and now I’m at work with nothing to do. Lucky for me I had already uploaded some pictures for the last of my Drugstore Spotlight series. Today, we have lips. And damn drugstore lips are good! You can find any color and any formula, as long as you don’t mind looking through A LOT. Here are my faves!
Revlon Lip Butters
I feel bad, I never dedicated an entire post to the beloved Revlon Lip Butters! That’s probably because I started using them before my blogging days, and I thought it was too much ‘after the fact’. Well, if you’re reading a make up blog, you probably have a Revlon Lip Butter, so why are you reading this? Maybe you need to be reminded. Beautiful colors, creamy formula, non drying, glossy finish. My favorite shade is Berry Smoothie.
Another goodie from Revlon, and probably my favorite pick from the drugstore. The Revlon Balm Stains are all I could really ask for in a lip product. Easy to apply, smooth formula, long lasting….and easy color options. I have a few shades but my most used is in the shade Honey. The stick applicator makes these easy to apply. The color fades, but there is still a bit of a lingering stain to the lips that lasts the rest of the day or until reapplication.
On my lips as I speak. Maybelline really hit it out of the park with this one. The Elixirs are a super creamy gloss. Not really sticky, but somehow they last so long (at least for a gloss). There are a lot of natural looking shades to choose from, but my favorite is Captivating Carnation. The wide applicator means you can swipe it on with ease. There’s something about the formula that gives the lips the perfect pout too…
Because it’s that important, first I want to say how yummy the NYX Butter Glosses smell. It’s like cake! Amazing. This NYX range has so many colors, you will definitely find what you are looking for. The colors are a bit more opaque than most glosses, so color pay off is great. My favorite shades are all pinky, purpley pastel shades great for the spring and summer. Also, compared to the NYX Mega Shine Glosses, these are shiny, but a thicker formula so they stay in place.
I’m not a huge bold lipstick wearer. Don’t get me wrong, I love it. But for everday? I need something easy, and the Maybelline Color Whispers are PERFECT. The formula is so smooth, I love how it feels on the lips. The colors are amazing, but don’t have a huge color pay off just a …whisper….These are great for everyday and on the go use because you can really just swipe them on.
What is your favorite lip product from the drugstore?