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Sunday, May 31, 2015

The Lipstick League - Week of 5.25.15

The Lipstick League Question of the Week

The makeup gods have granted you the power to put ONE brand on sale (a one-day-only 75% off sitewide sale + free shipping on all orders). Which brand do you choose?

G's answer: Oh I'm so conflicted! Do I choose a luxury cosmetics brand that I have yet to try (such as Charlotte Tilbury, Rouge Bunny Rouge, Armani, Marc Jacobs or Tom Ford)? Or a luxury brand that I've tried, but want to try more from (such as YSL, Chantecaille or Paul & Joe)? Or maybe pick a high/mid-level brand like LORAC, Urban Decay or MAC and get back-ups of my favorites and also try new things? OR, do I pick a drugstore brand like Milani or Jordana, and basically buy doubles of every single item on their websites? I don't know...I do not know. This is too much pressure! OK, well I hate it when people don't answer these types of questions, so I'm going to go ahead and say....MAC. That way, I could buy everything I've always wanted, and I'd be able to swatch like a madwoman and see for myself exactly how close all those popular drugstore dupes truly are (and then of course share that with you!).

The Lipstick League Links of the Week

Clumps of Mascara - officially has a favorite nail polish brand.

Gouldylox Reviews - It's time to glow! If you want an ethereal look or need to be a bronzed beauty,  these are the products you won't want to live without.

Love for Lacquer - Are you an Elf Cosmetics fan?! Love For Lacquer has a HUGE GIVEAWAY up on her blog right now! You don’t want to miss out! (It’s also open worldwide!)

My Newest Addiction - Laura is obsessed with the new MAC Wash and Dry collection and she shared her review, swatches and a makeup look!

Nouveau Cheap - I am no longer a depotting virgin! If you’re new to the world of depotting, here’s a nice way to try it without any commitments (seriously, it’s under $5).

Prime Beauty - gets cheeky with the Aussie hair care brand evo. Great products and great humor make this line a gem for Sheila's from not only OZ but the world!

Phyrra - Love pigmented eyeshadows that blend with ease? I've got the Makeup Geek Summer Eyeshadows to share!

we heart this - have you seen the Jordana Cat Eye Liner swatches? Ok, have you seen how you can wear 2 or 3 of them at the same time? You should look...

(Wondering what the Lipstick League is? Find out here.)


  1. Wow. That's tough! I would have to say Clinique. I love quite a few of their products but rarely ever purchase as my budget doesn't allow it. There are still things I have yet to try that I've heard great reviews on.

  2. I'd have to go with Tom Ford. That's the only way I could ever try the brand and boy do I want to!

  3. Lipstick Queen. I have a couple of their products, thanks to a gift card, and I'd love to see them knocked down in price.

  4. I would buy a high end foundation I swatched at Sephora (YSL) and really take it for a spin. Or get the Luna everyone raves about. I can't justify the coat bc I already have a Clairsonic

  5. Today my answer would be Lorac. Tomorrow it might be something else!

  6. I would definitely choose Lancome!


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