Butter London Lippy – The Swatches…

Posted by Lipglossiping On December - 6 - 2012

..at the risk of this being the most photo-heavy post in the history of the internet, I haven’t done the nail/lippy comparisons but totally can if anyone’s interested.  I ran out of light toward the end and now my lips are sore.

I talked about the formula of these lipglosses from Butter London a few days ago, if you need reminding – the post is here. Overall, I’m quite torn on them… I’m not a lipgloss fan, so we’re off to a bad start but I can’t deny their longevity is decent and the pigmentation on some of them, impressive.

Butter London Lippy Swatches

Now that I’ve worn them all, I can safely say that the scent is pretty cloying on some of the shades and a few of them (particularly the pale ones) apply more like pva glue than gloss. I’m pleased that the range has recently been reformulated into more of a liquid lipstick style – I think that the potential for Butter London to release nail/lip combos is massive.  For me, this release ultimately just misses the mark but I’ve asterisked the ones that I did really enjoy wearing.

Butter London Lippy Disco Biscuit Swatch

Butter London Lippy Primrose Hill Picnic Swatch

Butter London Lippy Snog Swatch

Butter London Lippy Queen Vic Swatch

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Butter London Lippy Come To Bed Red Swatch

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Butter London Lippy Teddy Girl Swatch

Butter London Lippy Trout Pout Swatch

Butter London Lippy Toff Swatch

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Butter London Lippy Tea With The Queen Swatch

Butter London Lippy Yummy Mummy Swatch

Butter London Lippy Hen Party Swatch

Butter London Lippy La Moss Swatch

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Butter London Lippy’s are available to buy online from powderrooms.com, priced at £13.95 each.

Have you tried any of Butter London’s Lippys?  From the swatches, are any of them catching your eye?

* press sample


9 Responses to “Butter London Lippy – The Swatches…”

  1. Janie says:

    Primrose and La Moss are my favourites :-)

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  2. Celine says:

    All great shots :) “Snog” and “Come to bed red” seemed like they really suited you.

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  3. gio says:

    I really love the look of Queen Vic! So pretty!

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  4. Trona says:

    Come to Bed Red is my favourite and not a jizz lip in sight 😉

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  5. This is such a lovely, well-edited color selection. Such classic, wearable shades (definitely my favorite type)

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  6. I can only imagine how long it took you to take all the photos, great job! I have and love La Moss :) x

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  7. Toff looks really beautiful.

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  8. […] Lipglossiping gets a little Lippy [Lipglossiping] […]

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  9. Jen W says:

    Surprising that La Moss is so light in comparison to it’s nail polish counterpart! A bit disappointing about the smell and texture.

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