lipstick of the day

Shade of the Day- Bachelorette

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TGIF!

Today’s Shade of the Day is another Kat Von D Liquid Lipstick. It’s in the shade called Bachelorette. This color is described as a “dark reddish fuchsia.” It’s a vibrant hot pink with a red undertone. I love to wear this when I’m not in the mood to wear a bright pink or a red. It’s a perfect in between color.

Left- Bachelorette, Right- All Fired Up

Left- Bachelorette, Right- All Fired Up

I first applied my usual Make Up For Ever Lip Line Perfector. This is my go-to lip pencil when it comes to liquid lipsticks. If your not a fan of liquid lipsticks, a good alternative is MAC All Fired up. Bachelorette is slightly darker.

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Foundation: Dior Skin Nude Air,  UD Naked Skin Concealer, Kat Von D Shade + Light Palette

Bronzer: Hourglass Ambient Bronzer in Radiant Bronze

Highlight: Laura Mercier

Eyes: KVD Shade + Light Eye, MUG Foiled Eyeshadow in Grandstand, KVD Tattoo Liner, ABH Brow Wiz

I’m off to explore downtown Seattle with my husband and little brother and sister.

Happy weekend!

-Diana

Shade of the Day- African Violet

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Ok so maybe I am over deep reds and plums. I am sooooooooo ready for spring! The weather here in Seattle has been beautiful lately so I decided to try out the Sephora Cream Lip Stain I mentioned in this post. This one is in the shade 12 African Violet. This color is so gorgeous, it screams spring and summer. It’s a beautiful pink violet.

IMG_0044Sephora reformulated and came out with new shades not long ago. I have a couple of the old formula and I wasn’t really impressed. I felt they transferred a lot and became quite clumpy after a while. I was a little nervous how this one was going to wear but I ended up being SUPER impressed. I had it on my lips for about 7 to 8 hours and it was perfect! These are a little more moisturizing than the older formula and they do not clump AT ALL! I ate twice and the color held up very well. It did transfer a little but nothing too serious. I went to Sephora and they finally had Marvelous Mauve in stock so I purchased it. I would recommend a lip liner to prevent any feathering. I wore Make Up For Ever’s Lip Liner Perfector. It’s a colorless lip liner so it’s perfect for any lipstick!

These lipsticks are a must have. So go get chu some!

Happy Sunday!

-Diana

Shade of the Day- Poppy Nude 

IMG_0363Stop what you’re doing, go to Target, and buy this lipstick! Ok, go after you read this post.

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*Beauty products listed down below

Today I am wearing Sonia Kashuk’s Velvety Matte Lip Crayon in Poppy Nude. These instantly reminded me of the NARS Velvet Matte Lip Pencils. This shade is a bright red orange. It does have a velvet texture and applies very easy on the lips. It lasted all day so I am super impressed! This color is beautiful and for less than $8 it’s a must have! I definitely want to buy more. They have 8 other shades. If you like these then you’ll love the NARS.

*Face: Giorgio Armani Luminous Silk Foundation, NARS Radiant Creamy Concealer, Kat Von D Shade and Light Palette, Becca Wild Honey Blush

Eyes: Makeup Geek Eyeshadows– Grandstand (Foiled), Mesmerized (Foiled), Shimma Shimma, and Peach Smoothie, Tarteist Eye Liner, Dior Iconic Overcurl Mascara, ABH Dip Brow

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Shameless OOTD selfie

Jacket: Forever 21 (Similar)

Jeans: Forever 21 

T-Shirt: Target

Bag: Tory Burch

Necklace: Forever 21

Watch: Kate Spade (Nordstrom)

Shoes (old): Just Fab

-Diana

Shade of the Day- Charlotte

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Today’s lipstick of the day is the NARS Audacious lipstick in Charlotte. I’m soooooo ready for Spring but I’m not ready to say goodbye to my dark red and berry lipsticks! This color is described as an “oxblood burgundy.” I don’t really have anything else like it. It’s a nice deep red with a blue undertone.

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These lipsticks have a satin, semi-matte finish. They feel nice on the lips and aren’t drying at all. They are so opaque all you need is one swipe! This color lasts a good 5-6 hours and leaves a good stain. Even though the price tag is a bit hefty ($32), I’d say they are worth it! I also suggest trying out Anita.

Oh and no liner needed with this baby!

Happy Sunday!

Diana