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


Butter London Lippy Come To Bed Red Swatch


Butter London Lippy Teddy Girl Swatch

Butter London Lippy Trout Pout Swatch

Butter London Lippy Toff Swatch


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


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 :-)

  2. Celine says:

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

  3. gio says:

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

  4. Trona says:

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

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

  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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  8. 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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