Trending #grunge lipstick for Autumn 2015


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The grunge lipstick was so trendy in the ’90 but I was way too little back then to wear it… Actually, to wear lipstick in general! And to be honest, I would’ve definitely lacked the courage to wear it anyway! Even as a grown up! Haha!…

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If you followed my blog for a while, you’re aware that I have a little obsession with dark lipsticks at the moment, and to discover now that it’s an actual trend sure makes me feel ahead of times! Anyway, I’m happy I can wear all of them now.

There are so many lipstick options to create a grunge lip. The majority of them are dark, with brown or deep purple undertones, or even with grey undertones for the most audacious/badass of us. Here you have some of the lipsticks in my collection that fit into this description, more or less… And I’ll be starting with the more dramatic ones and slowly go for the most wearable that still give away that grunge vibe.

Tom Ford Lips & Boys Alasdhair was one of the best selling lipsticks in this collection! It’s such a particular colour, a deep purple with grey-ish undertones! See swatches and read more about it and all my “Boys” here.

Revlon Va Va Violet is the only high-street lipstick in this post! Surprised, right?! I was drawn by the colour of it and the cream finish! But, unfortunately it was a pain to apply and to wear as well! It was all patchy and went all-over the place ( fine lines, teeth, I found some even on my tongue!… ).

Next is NARS Ingrid, that I just wrote a review on last week so make sure you check it out ( link here )! Again a deep, dark, bold lipstick perfect for this kind of look.

Another NARS Audacious option would be Deborah, a true dark chocolate brown you’ll see on my blog soon! It’s not exactly a proper grunge shade, but for me it just does the job! Can’t wait for you to see it and share your opinions on it!

And the most wearable of them all and the most versatile at he same time is another one from Tom Ford, a Matte this time, Pussycat ( review ) – a purple, lavender shade with grey undertones!

If for the other options I’ve mentioned above I’d keep the rest of my makeup rather simple – soft colours on the eyes, a beautiful feline flick and obviously lots of mascara, with Pussycat I’s go straight for a deep smokey eye on an evening out. For a day look with Pussycat on my lips, a soft smokey eye works the best though!

As you can see, my dark lipstick obsession went to another level! Here I’m wearing the Revlon Super Lustrous Lipstick #663 Va Va Violet, close to a true grunge but not close enough for me!

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But let me tell you how grunge I would love my lipstick to be… I would want a mix of dark purple and grey, ashy undertones on a brown base!

Do you know a lipstick that looks like that? Please let me know!

Thank you so much for reading and as always see you soon, Beautiful!

xx, Annie



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Home Scents: BURBERRY Smokey Embers Fragranced Candle


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Today, as you can see, I decided to take a break from reviewing all those magnificent dark, bold, sultry lipsticks… And since Miss Winter is just around the corner, I thought what better time than now to talk about one of my favourite home scents. It comes in the form of a fragranced candle, it’s from Burberry and it’s called Smokey Embers.

*Yes! Besides those iconic trenches, shawls, makeup and perfume, Burberry does home scents as well! And you have no idea what you’ve missed on!*

My absolute favourite candle to burn around the holidays has been for the past couple of years was Bibliothèque from Byredo, which I can’t wait to burn this year as well. It smells like smoke and old books and old, used leather… Delicious!

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I discovered Smoked Embers last year while I was writing my “Last minute gift guide for Christmas”. Of course I was blindly ordering it from their website as I usually do! But I wasn’t disappointed this time either…

It’s perfect candle to recreate “the mood of an English fireside afternoon”, filled with relaxation and quality time spent with the family. The warm cozy notes of patchouli, birch tar and guiac wood compliment each other in the most harmonious way and they’ll fill your whole house with the most peaceful atmosphere.

This is a single wicked candle, with a white beeswax base, presented in a transparent glass holder “with honey-coloured twill paper inspired by the unique gabardine texture of the Burberry Heritage Trench. The candle’s label references the inner label of the iconic coat.”

To prolong it’s freshness you can top it with this gold metal lid it comes with. It contains 200g of product which is set to burn for 40-50 hours. Since I had several other options, I still have a generous amout to burn this year as well.


The presentation is amazing, as Burberry had us used with! So this would make an excellent, luxurious gift.

This particular scent is not available on their website at the moment, but I’m sure they will restock it soon. But if you’re on a hunt for a woody, cosy, warm scented candle there is another option – the Fire Embers Fragranced Candle.


I’m still waiting for another candle in the mail, from a brand I’ve always wanted to try, NEOM. Fingers crossed it will be as awesome as all m candle picks this far!

What’s your favourite candle to burn in the Winter time? Please let me know in the comments below! I’m taking notes, as always!

See you soon, Beautiful!

xx, Annie



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NARS Audacious Lipstick Ingrid – How dark will I go?!…


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I keep surprising myself how irremediably fascinated I am lately by the look of a dark lip!

I keep posting and posting, one after another reviews featuring the most amazing bold, vampy, dark shades of lipstick… But don’t fool yourself! I’ve never been the “audacious” type… I was always that lipstick wearer that cited Tom Ford Pink Dusk as my most worn-down product ( well, it still is! ) and it took me a good couple of years to even muster up the courage to don a red lip during the day…

But no! Oh, no! Not anymore! Now the darker the lipstick, the better I feel…

As Mister François Nars said, it seems like…

I have a real love affair with lipstick. It gives me more power!

Until now “my power” came from: a wine colour: the YSL Rouge Pure Couture #206 Grenat Satisfaction, a dark chocolate-brown Estée Lauder Pure Color Envy Matte 130 Desirous but then I went even darker with Charlotte Tilbury’s Glastonberry MATTE Revolution Lipstick

Now the only reasonable question that I can hear in the back of my mind is:

How far will I go? How close to black I’m I going to choose my lipstick shades and still feel comfortable wearing them?!…

Today, the answer to this question comes again from NARS, with another Audacious Lipstick called Ingrid, the most “audacious” of all the girls that I own ( check them all here! ), the most true grunge lipstick shade in my collection!

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Ingrid is best described as a “merlot”. What’s lovely about this shade is that if you look  – at it in the tube – and I hope you can actually see it as well – it looks like a very deep-toned, almost black, berry. But when you go on and apply it on the lips, it shows a beautiful burgundy-red base with some interesting warm undertones. Such a complex colour!

As all the lipsticks in this line, Ingrid is intensely pigmented, seriously creamy and ridiculously opaque! Just one swipe straight from the tube it’s enough for a full coverage, well defined pout! Being a creamy-matte formula ( can you see that beautiful glossy-shine finish?! ) it’s not an absolute necessity the usage of a lip pencil with it, but pre-defining the lips with a lip liner in the same colour, should help it stay longer on the lips, fade evenly and not slipping and sliding all-over. My recommendation: Charlotte Tilbury Lip Cheat Lip Liner in Berry Naughty.

Here you have a close-up too!

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Now over to you, Beautiful! How dark would you allow yourself to go with your lipstick choices?

See you soon!

xx, Annie



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NARS Eyeshadow Duo in Mélusine – review


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Confession time. I think I just grew some sort of attachement towards NARS Eyeshadow Duos.

Everything started with Alhambra, probably my most used NARS eyeshadow and one of my absolute favourites in my collection, then it switched a while ago to an exquisite Autumnal Duo – Cordura and now I’m really enjoying Mélusine.

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Mélusine came out on the market for the first time in 2010, with their Christmas Collection with a L.E. status. Luckily now it’s still part of the permanent line, therefore at your discretion! 

Two gorgeous colours define Mélusine: a frosted silvered lilac with grey metallic undertones and a deep purple with a matte finish. It looks almost similar to the colour of the eggplants, just a bit brighter than that!

The shimmer-y shade has that distinctive NARS texture with the same bit of a fallout I was telling you about when I reviewed Cordura. Nothing too bad again, but I just wanted to remind you that! Otherwise, great colour payoff, very butter-y and with more of a metallic sheen than an actual sparkle.

The darker colour is the one that had me dreaming about Mélusine in the first place! A very deep purple with a true matte, it’s the perfect shade to use to smoke out any eye look. 

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But as with some true matte, this darker shade in Mélusine can be rather difficult to work with. You might find it patchy and uneven at a first application, but if you take your time to pat the colour on, placing it basically where you need it with a flat fluffy brush, then put some more effort into blending everything with a good blending brush, then everything will look flawless. 

My favourite brushes to use with it: Hakuhodo J5523, Tom Ford #11 Eyeshadow Brush and the Sephora #22 All Over Shadow Brush. For blending… well, I have A LOT of blending brushes here


As all NARS eyeshadows, these are no exception to the uasual description: very pigmented, butter-y soft texture, blendable, they have multiple uses: shading, lining and highlighting and can be used wet or dry according to the intensity you want to give your eye look.

But, as all NARS eyeshadows, they’re also no exception to that bit of a fallout and with this one – the little extra-effort you need to put into properly blending it.

This is it for now! As always thank you so much for reading!

See you soon, Beautiful!

xx, Annie



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LM Sensual & Decadent Perfume Launch Event at Madison Luxury Perfumery Bucharest


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A week ago, I had the pleasure of a marvellous sensorial encounter.

Guilty of that the lovely parfumeur Laurent Mazzone and his incredibly sensual, warm, spicy, boozy, hugable and unique creations!

First impression. Laurent Mazzone has that particular typology of the bohemian artist, chic and full of paradoxes! A very sensitive artist, which transfers into his creations emotions, experiences and feelings with the same nonchalance of the French from Le Marrais… An exceptional “maître parfumeur”!


It’s been a while since we have his creations in Madison, but I’ve never had the time to focus my whole attention on them! Well, this was the night I just did that and I was left wondering what was I doing all this time!? Why haven’t I discovered LM fragrances earlier?!…

I do know the answer… I’m the worst creature of habit! But thank goodness I have all the good reasons to change!

16 good reasons to be more precise… all made of eau de parfum, extrait de parfum, and two gorgeous body elixirs! Plus an array of candles following the same sensual olfactory notes!

My absolute favourites have to be the darkest, most sensual ones like Ambre Muscadin ( with ambre and vanilla notes but not that artificial, overpowering vanilla extract… I’m talking the glorious Bourbon vanille  ), Black Oud ( a fragrance recommended for Men that I would gladly wear myself since it has oud in it ) and of course, Hard Leather ( another manly fragrance – the perfect mix of leather, oud, rum and vanillla – all my favourite scents in one place! ) an excellent winter scent, which will probably be my next purchase!

Yes, I’m guilty of loving strong, oriental scents!

But the star of the night was Monsieur Laurent’s most recent release: Sensual & Decadent – the scent that “goes beyond the search for conventions, the embodiment of all the luxury and glamour” ( LM ).

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Lisylang, Rhubarh, Heliotrop, Labadanum, Oud, Vanilla Infusion – this is Sensual & Decadent. What else can I say about a perfume that speaks for itself!?

Nahh! Maybe I should add just one thing…The nose who worked on the fragrances is Jerome Epinette – as in the man behind Byredo and Atelier Cologne – Jerome Epinette, of course!… As in the creator of Oribe and NEST perfumes! Got it?!

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But the highlight of my night was definitely meeting Monsieur Laurent himself, having the opportunity to ask him a few questions – like a mini-interview about his creations and fooling around taking a couple of pictures, silly selfies included!

Next, you have some of the answers that resume the whole philosophy of the House of Perfume Laurent Mazzone, from the man himself:

A: I admit, I know way too little about LM Perfumes! What should I know about them? What’s the whole philosophy of the brand?

LM: I create perfumes that evoke memories! To create memories you need to have lived! If you have lived, you will never forget! So, Life lived in Intimacy is the whole philosophy here. And my perfumes inspire Intimacy! 

A: What made you create your first perfume?

LM: My love for perfume, of course! Working in the fashion industry for so many years, I was able to observe young people expressing themselves throughout the outfits they created. So it only came naturally for me to try to create perfumes that express my feelings, emotions… All that I think all that I feel and all that I have lived this far is encapsulated in my perfumes.

A: Which one of your fragrances do you think it would suit me best?

LM: […] the new Sensual & Decadent, my latest creation of course!

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… All in that cozy atmosphere I already used you with!

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Je vous remercie pour cette soirée, Monsieur Laurent! Il était un vrai honneur vous connaître!

Thank you so much Alexandra and Madison Luxury Perfumery for another amazing night spent with you!

*Feel free to call for an appointment at any time here, my lovelies!*

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… and for this lovely and thoughtful gift!

I hope you spent a lovely night with me at the launch of this amazing perfume, Beautiful!

See you soon!

xx, Annie





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Wine lips courtesy of YSL Rouge Pure Couture the Mats #206 Grenat Satisfaction


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The YSL Rouge Pure Couture the Mates in #206 Grenat Satisfaction is an oldie but a goldie! I always tend to bust it out from the depths of my makeup drawers at this time of the year and it always gets the job done! It’s an excellent alternative to all those deep berry, purple shades and dark chocolate browns that seem to be my absolute favourites at the moment.

Grenat Satisfaction is a beautiful brown based burgundy red with a finish that has more dimension than your typical flat matte lipstick ( somewhere along the lines of a Tom Ford Matte Lip Color, Charlotte Tilbury MATTE Revolution Lipstick or even Estée Lauder‘s newest Pure Color Envy Matte… Less creamy than the NARS Audacious Lipsticks though! ). Like all the dark lipsticks that I’ve tried on lately, this is also one that can be applied lightly for just a hint of color on the lips or full-on for truly attention-getting results… Definitely, Grenat Satisfaction is another attention-seeker, like Desirous.

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It is another one of those lightweight formulas ( which I really appreciate, thank you very much YSL! ) that applies evenly in a single swipe despite of the denser, very pigmented, matte consistency, being amazingly hydrating and comfortable to wear throughout the day. And when it fades, it does it in such a beautiful way leaving an even stain behind – as expected!

For those interested, it does not contain parabens or mineral oils in its formulation, but you might want to be aware that it is loaded with silicones, which are the ones being “guilty” for the remarkable application.

That I clearly have a tremendous weakness for dark lipsticks that’s no secret anymore, right!?… That is actually turning into a proper obsession – most likely! Definitely expect more in my upcoming blog posts!

As always thank you o much for reading! Make sure you share with me your favourite dark lipstick finds and until next time…

See you soon, Beautiful!

xx, Annie




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5 Lipsticks you absolutely MUST wear this Autumn – the 2015 Edit


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Don’t worry lovelies, you’re not having sight issues! In the picture above there are 3 times 5 lipsticks… Well, almost! These are all the lipsticks that I will definitely wear all Autumn long. But especially for you, I narrowed everything down to an Edit of 5 Shades that you have absolutely no excuse not to wear! A selection of everyday nudes and some gorgeous vampy, deep berries, dark chocolates and wine shades to go with any occasion.

Here you have THE MUSTs:

  1. CHARLOTTE TILBURY MATTE Revolution Lipstick in Glastonberry – a gorgeous deep berry shade with an extremely comfortable formulation. I will recommend wearing this one with the lip liner Berry Naughty, again from Charlotte Tilbury. ( see full review and swatches here )
  2. NARS Audacious Lipstick in Deborah – this is unlike any lipstick in my collection and a colour I would’ve sworn I’d never wear. Not the biggest fan of chocolate lipsticks, mainly because I lived through the ’90 and I saw so many browns worn so badly that it would be enough for me to go ewww! in front of any brown variation… But this one.. Oh, this NARS one is… Well you’ll see my thoughts on it in an upcoming review! Soon, I promise! This is another one I like to wear over a Charlotte Tilbury Lip Cheat Lip LinerHollywood Honey.
  3. YSL Rouge Pure Couture The Mats #206 Grenat Satisfaction – a gorgeous wine rusty red with warm undertones and no visible blues in it. I guess this one will suit so many skin tones so I definitely recommend it! ( review and swatches first thing next week )
  4. for an everyday/work appropriate/easy-to-apply-when-you’re-on-the-go lipstick I  definitely recommend one of the CHANEL Rouge Coco Shines from the Les Automnales 2015 Collection #99 Mélancolie. ( full review on my picks from this collection here )
  5. and another nude-ish pick, I had to dig out from my collection, the TOM FORD MATTE Lipstick in #04 Pussycat – a gorgeous creamy matte purple-brown shade so easy to wear, so long lasting and so comfortable on the lips. ( full review here )

So yeah! Since I had to narrow everything down to 5 lipsticks – for the sake of this post obviously, otherwise we’d still be here at Christmas!, these would be my recommendations for the Autumn of 2015.

So over to you now! What are your recommendations?

See you soon, Beautiful!

xx, Annie


PS: Let’s play a little game! Can you guess which lipstick is which in the picture above? Let’s see you in action!


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FOTD October 2015 – Happy Halloween kids!


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Happy Halloween my children from your Dracula’s Wife for the day!

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We’re not traditionally celebrating Halloween here in Romania; it’s one of the holidays imported from other parts of the world, as one always does! Any excuse to throw a party is more than welcome, right!?

Anyway, it’s my second Halloween as a beauty blogger so I thought I’d create this vampire inspired look! What else to expect from a descendant of the Prince of Darkness?!

Well, it looks classier and more approachable than my original “husband”‘s appearance – if you ask me! But I hope you like it as well!



  • DIOR Diorskin Star Foundation, shade 010
  • NARS Creamy Concealer, shade Light2 Vanilla
  • HOURGLASS Ambient Lighting Powder Palette shades Dim Light to give my face some dimension and Incandescent Light for highlighting purposes
  • HOURGLASS Ambient Lighting Blush in Mood Exposure


  • BURBERRY Effortless Eyebrow Definer shade Sepia No.2


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  • TOM FORD Cream and Powder Eye Color 03 Golden Peach as a base
  • MAC Coppering Eyeshadow
  • MAC Wedge as a transition colour
  • CHARLOTTE TILBURY Colour Chameleon in Bronzed Garnet and BURBERRY Effortless Kohl in shade Stone No.2 to line my waterline
  • TOM FORD Eye Defining Pen 01 Deeper
  • CHANEL Le Volume de Chanel Mascara Waterproof 10 Black


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  • ESTÉE LAUDER Pure Color Envy Matte Lipstick 130 Desirous


  • Beauty Blender
  • NARS Yachio brush
  • Hakuhodo J142 blending brush
  • Tom Ford #11 Eyeshadow brush and #Smokey Eye brush
  • Shu Uemura S Lash Curler

That would be all for now! But before you leave, please let me know what will your Halloween costume be like this year? What about your makeup?

See you soon, Beautiful!

Happy Halloween! 

xx, Annie



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CHANEL 2015 Collection “Les Autumnales” Rouge Coco Shines: Mélancolie & Téméraire


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Inspired by the beautiful Autumn foliage, Chanel came out this year on the market with an extremely rich tapestry of shades that dress the eyes, the cheeks and the lips with the most exquisite earthy neutrals and copper tones – eyes and cheeks and a blaze of deep reds for the lips… All falling under the name of Les Automnales 2015 Collection.

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My picks: two of the new lipstick releases, the Rouge Coco Shines #99 Mélancolie and #112 Téméraire. I obviously had to pick the Rouge Coco Shines because it’s simply my favourite lipstick formulation of all the sheers that I have ever tried, right there with my Tom Ford correspondents ( see review/comparison between the two here ).

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The Chanel Rouge Coco Shine #99 Mélancolie is on the nude side. A very rich, warm caramel brown, with visible shimmers in it. On my pigmented lips tends to disappear due to its sheer finish, as expected from all the Coco Shines. It’s an excellent everyday/any occasion lip colour, very hydrating, very natural on the lips. But if your lips are less pigmented than mine, then I guess you’ll be able to enjoy even more this spectacular Autumnal colour.

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The Chanel Rouge Coco Shine #112 Téméraire on the other hand, surpassed all my expectations. A very deep, very pigmented, almost blazing red, Téméraire transfers on my lips with an unexpected pigmentation and coverage. With this one what you see in the tube you’ll have on the lips as well! And with the same beautiful formulation and glossy/sparkly finish.

They’re both two very well balanced lip colours that I’m sure I’ll wear a lot this season. Especially because of the formulation and not because of the actual shades which, let’s be completely honest here!, they’re not particularly unique!… Which also makes me think that they’re going to be good all year rounders as well! Not must haves though… Unless you’re not as mad as I am about this formula! Haha!…

What  I would definitely recommend from the Chanel Les Automnales 2015 Makeup Collection would be their Limited Edition items ( which I wasn’t able to get my hands on for the life of me! sighs ), starting with that amazing Les 5 Ombre de Chanel Eyeshadow Paette, called Entrelacs, a way more approachable version of the one from last year and definitely the Illusion d’Ombre in #111 Rouge-Gorge – as its name suggests, a “gorgeous” copper creamy-mousse eyeshadow.

Check all the items of the collection on Chanel’s website!

What do you think about this makeup collection Chanel proposed for the Autumn of 2015? Have you tried anything yet? Which items are your favourites?

See you soon, Beautiful!

xx, Annie








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ESTÉE LAUDER Pure Color Envy Matte Lipstick 130 Desirous


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Half throughout this year, Estée Lauder came out with these new Pure Color Envy Matte Lipsticks. The teaser was the KJXEL Restless – a gorgeous red colour in an unique matte packaging, with Kendall Jenner’s autograph on it! A true collector’s item!

I really like the Pure Colour Envy lipsticks and you might have seen them a lot on my blog! One of the best formulation I have tried ever since I really got into makeup ( bold statement, right?! ) and decided to be serious about it – translation: blogging… I really like this lipstick line – period!… So you can imagine my excitement when I discovered they were going to launch a full line of Mattes as well!

I have one personal observation though! I wanted to read more reviews about the Estée Lauder lipsticks, but it was rather difficult to find them online! I’m not sure why, but I have a feeling that a lot of people still think about Estée Lauder products, lipsticks in particular, that they are so old fashioned and obsolete, and they mainly associate them with what their mothers and grandmothers used to carry in their makeup bags, with that old formula and a rather difficult strong fig scent to deal with…

But with these Pure Color Envy Lipsticks which are indeed very nice, I really think the the whole brand finally upped their game and definitely deserve more attention! 

They’ve ditched the old scent for a gourmet vanillary one, like those delicious cupcakes. The packaging was also completely revamped having that lovely magnetic closure, very satisfactory for us beauty addicts for the sense of luxury it provides. The colour combination is lovely as well navy and gold, modern but with a hint of retro given by the gold accents and the somewhat bulky shape of the tube.

The formulation of these Matte Estée Lauder lipsticks is so… so lovely! Creamy, matte, intense it glides on the lips effortlessly, covering them evenly in a single swipe. They are very opaque, daring matte colours ( at least the ones that I own: Restless and Desirous ), and they last very well on the lips throughout the day. Once they fade, they do it with dignity and they won’t make you look like an unintentional  Halloween character!

I hope you get to see through my limited 2D pictures how creamy and beautifully matte this formulation is! And extremely moisturizing for being a matte! And when I say “matte”, I really mean it! This is definitely a matte finish… Not a creamy matte like the NARS Audacious lipsticks, no traces of shimmer or glossiness at all! Lately, I prefer lipsticks that they really “can do” matte… almost like the drying matte finish of a MAC lipstick, except for the actually drying part!…

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Desiroussuch a lovely, meaningful namedesirousadjective de·sir·ous \di-ˈzī(-ə)r-əs\ :wanting or wishing for something very much : feeling desire for something”, from the Merriam-Webster Dictionary ) is definitely an Autumnal shade. A deep, chocolate brown with red undertones, as matte in finish as it can get… I was telling you that I prefer this kind of vamp-y, deep, daring, statement lip colours, formulation and finish lately… It’s maybe because I think that I wore enough glitz, glam and glossiness on my lips last Summer… Therefore, a true matte finish and a dark lip colour capture the smokiness and the depth of this “sad” season…

I could babble and babble about the ESTÉE LAUDER Pure Color Envy Matte Lipsticks for hours and hours, so I might just stop now and ask for your opinion on these… Have you tried them yet? Are you as impressed as I am? Would you give them a go?… There are plenty of shades for you to choose from… check here!

Thanks for reading and as always…

See you soon, Beautiful!

xx, Annie




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