Barbara Daly – Stay Pout NEW Long Lasting Lipsticks

Posted by Lipglossiping On August - 16 - 2010

Stay Pout… Stay Put… get it?

I didn’t… It took Mr. L almost 3 minutes of explaining to make me realise that there was a play on words in effect here.  In the end… to save face, I told him to shut up and stop playing with my lipsticks.  He shut up.

I received samples of the new Barbara Daly range last week and have been putting their claims of longevity to the test.  But first, let me show you a few shades…

Diva is a slightly cool-toned red that I’m finding very wearable.  It’s not OHMYGODYOU’REWEARINGREDLIPSTICK red.  More, OOHLALAYOUHASREDLIPS red.  Subtle nuances are really crucial.  On my lips, In The Pink is a warm-toned creamy medium pink.  Very nice.

Perfect is a dark nude… a light swipe gives a ‘my lips but better’ appearance.  Finally, Autumn is a medium brown toned shade which leans slightly more to rose than bronze.  It’s a good shade if you fancy dipping your toes into the whole ‘brown lipstick’ thing which seems to be a bit of an Autumn trend.

I know I look tired, that’s ‘cos I’m wearing no makeup from the lips up!  Got home yesterday, took it all off and then remembered that I hadn’t lip swatched any of the shades!  Above, I’m wearing In The Pink and I’m surprised at how much deeper it looks on my lips than it does in the swatch.  I think it would be worth making use of those instore testers on the back of your hands ladies!

Longevity is pretty impressive… I munched my way through a bowl of ice cream and a cup of tea.  Despite leaving some lipstick stains on the spoon, I still had plenty of coverage on my lips.  The texture is a little varied throughout the shades I tried.  Diva is quite hard and drags when applying but Perfect is really very creamy indeed.  They smell pretty cheap, that old lady lipstick smell that makes you grateful for MAC’s vanilla scented offerings.  Still… you can’t smell them once they’re applied.

As a long-lasting lipstick… these aren’t hydrating and after a couple of hours will accentuate the furrows on your lips.  I’ve tried applying over a thin layer of balm and that makes all the difference to negating any dryness.

My final criticism of these is that they don’t wear so evenly.  On most shades, it’s not a problem… but wearing Diva began to leave me with a heavier outline of red after a few hours.  Easily remedied by smooshing my lips together to redistribute… but kinda uncool if someone else catches you before you get the chance to notice.  I’m gonna nickname this phenomenon, the RROD (Red Ring of Death)… Xbox fans take cover.  Having said that, the last time I wore my True Red Revlon Colorburst, I was so embarrassed to realise that half of it had transferred to my gnashers.  I had absolutely no transfer to my big bunny-like front teeth with any of these lipsticks.

Competitively priced at £5 each and available from Tesco, the Barbara Daly Stay Pout lipsticks should be available instore now.  My pick of the bunch is Perfect.


9 Responses to “Barbara Daly – Stay Pout NEW Long Lasting Lipsticks”

  1. rhamnousia says:

    I need to stop commenting on your posts and actually do some work else I’ll have nothing to do BUT comment. I blame you for this though, your posts always make me say things.

    After you mentioned the eyeshadow pens from this range, I made a point of loitering down the aisle for an age so I’d be able to have a good old beauty blogger swatch (you know when you swatch it enough so you can see it under shop light and then when you get outside? That may only be me though *ahem*..moving on!)

    The pens were a bit of a state but the colours were nice enough for me to buy two of the goldeny colours. I didn’t fancy giving the lip stuff a whirl because I saw someone actually USE THEM ON THE LIPS..EWWWWWWWWWWW.

    However, I’m liking the look of perfect and I need a my lips but better shade as my current one has turned orange.

  2. Oooh, I like. Do you know, or know where to find out, the list of stores that stock this range? I’ve only ever found one, but it’s far away from me. I absolutely love Barbara Daly make-up but it’s so hard to find and it pisses me off, man!

    Any help would be gladly received.

    xxx

  3. neeta says:

    Beautiful colours!! Need to take a look during my next Tesco trip :)

  4. Sophie says:

    ah these are so lovely, and after a year of working at Game I’m proud to say I understand the RROD reference! xx

  5. redtiger21 says:

    I like the look of these, especially Perfect and In The Pink. A fiver is such an amazing price!

  6. nicoletta says:

    these look lovely cute packaging too x

  7. Jan says:

    Wish I looked that good with just lipstick and little sleep – jealous moi?

  8. Lillian says:

    Ooh Diva is very pretty (i’m a sucker for a red lippie). And you look amazing with no makeup! I’m very jealous!

  9. Her logo/packaging reminds me of the Paula Dorf line!

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