The Lipstick League – Week of 18.07.11

Posted by Lipglossiping On July - 24 - 2011

Question of the Week: – In some sort of cruel twist of fate, it’s ruled that you can only wear one brand for the rest of your life – which do you choose?

Answer: – If I had a perfect face and didn’t NEED my Lancome foundation…. maybe Chanel ‘cos I could live in their eyeshadows/blushes/lipsticks/eyeliners quite comfortably for the rest of my life.  But what about mascara?  And my Guerlain Meteorites?  No, I can’t do it… don’t make me do it.


Nouveau Cheap – gives you an in-depth review of the new Salma Hayek Nuance Beautiful Blends Eye Quad, and it’s unlike anything you’ve ever seen before (no, really).

Orange to LA – Continues her Color Inspiration & Coordination series. This time her inspiration is a cute orange Birkin inspired tote bag. See which orange products she loves this season.

Pink Sith – is just one “Bye” short of an ’N Sync Reference when she tells you how much she loves the It Cosmetics Bye Bye Under Eye Concealer!

Phyrra – swoons over the new Too Faced Exotic Color Intense Eye Shadows.

Vampy Varnish – loves some of the new colors in the China Glaze Metro Collection Which ones do you like?

we heart this – Our Kitchen Cosmetician experiments with exfoliation, using ingredients that cost pennies per use!


C’mon, I gave it a lame shot – spill, name the one brand you’d turn to in the face of cosmetic Armageddon.

10 Responses to “The Lipstick League – Week of 18.07.11”

  1. Mimi says:

    I would use Ben Nye. Because it’s fun to make fake bruises and burns. And they’re making more and more “normal” makeup too now.

  2. Hollie says:

    I’d have to go with Estee Lauder, mainly because I love their foundations, but they do a decent amout of bright lip colours too

  3. Rina says:

    Oohhh… Clinique v safe for skincare but I wouldn’t want to sacrifice my bright shadows and liners… Urban Decay lovely but I’m not convinced they’re with me on the neutrals (or skincare for that matter). Any suggestions for a brand that does both colour groups well? x

  4. Jamilla says:

    I am a Guerlain girl!

  5. Katherine says:

    Mm.. MAC..Benefit…no Clinique, no, MAC, no Benefit…

  6. Chelsea says:

    Easy one for me: Illamasqua. They’re the only brand I’ve found that does my skin tone, and all of their other cosmetics suit my needs too so that’d be mine. :)

  7. Sue says:

    I’d go with Jane Iredale. Love the PurePressed base, and I’ve had good luck with the rest of the line, too.

  8. Shortiee31 says:

    MAC hands down! Not too keen on their mascaras but you made me choooose!

  9. Nero says:

    Oh my that would be cruel.. i’d say MAC for the great range of eyes/lips shades, also i like their foundations!

  10. Erica says:

    Bobbi Brown because I CANNOT LIVE without their corrector and concealor! Not to mention I like the eyeliners and lipsticks and everything else…

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