June 03, 2013

TRENDS| PLUMS AND BERRIES



The cold season is always a great time to experiment with dark, rich colours, especially on your lips. Plum and berry lips are the way to go if you are looking to add some edge to your normal make-up look. Here are some of my favourite plum/berry lip products that I own.


Lipsticks
Lipsticks L to R: Revlon Black Cherry, Yardley Burnt Plum, Rimmel Cutting Edge
Lipgloss, Stain, Lipliner
L to R: Sleek lipgloss in Black Cherry, Revlon Balm Stain in Crush, beaute lipliner in Bordeaux (03)

 Swatches

Swatches L to R: Revlon Black Cherry, Yardley Burnt Plum, Rimmel Cutting Edge, Revlon Crush, Sleek Black Cherry, Beaute Bordeaux
Revlon Super Lustrous Lipstick in Black Cherry: deep burgundy shade, creme sheen
Yardley Supermoist Lipstick in Burnt Plum: sheer plum shade, sheer creme sheen
Rimmel lasting Finish Lipstick in Cutting Edge: deep fuschia berry shade, very long-lasting, creme sheen (Dupe for MAC Rebel)
Revlon Just Bitten Kissable Balm Stain in 005 Crush: sheer balm stain, very moisturizing, menthol 'after-effect'
Sleek Fruit Glaze in 150 Black Cherry: high-shine sheer lipgloss (Available at Foschini)
Beaute Lipliner Pencil in Bordeaux: deep burgundy shade, highly-pigmented, soft and matte sheen (Available at Clicks)
Celebs wearing plum/berry lips Top to bottom, L to R: Kerry Washington, Chanel Iman, Kim K, Lana Del Rey, Jennifer Hudson, Rihanna (Images sourced from Google)

Although it may be a bit intimidating to wear such bold and dark colours on your lips, there is definitely a berry/plum colour out there to compliment your skintone. Allure.com has some good advice on how to pick your berry lip colour, but I think you must just go out and sample a few colours to see which suits you the best!

Have you tried any great berry or plum colours lately? I'd love to know...

Much love,
Vuyelwa

8 comments:

  1. I am into the berry lips trend its perfect for the colder season , awesome post V .

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  2. I also love rockin berry lip colours in the colder weather. Cant wait for your next post.

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    1. Thank you Natalie! New post coming soon...

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  3. These colours suit you beautifully!

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    1. Thank you Charlie! They are such lovely colours...

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  4. I love the colours. They are awesome. So glad I found your blog;-) Xxx

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    1. Thank you Desle! Happy you found it too ;-D and thank you for following on Bloglovin...following right back!

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