Lipstick Challenge | Week 2


I got caught up with way too many things and didn't manage to post this up over the weekend, but these are the lipsticks I used during week two of the Lipstick Challenge! Here were the prompts and the colors I used:


  • December 5: "I heard it through the grapevine" - I used MUA lipstick in 'Shade 1' for this prompt because this particular shade is a sort of wine color that reminded me of grapes. It is a great color for the holidays, for sure!
  • December 6: "California Dreaming" - On this day I used Revlon Lip Butter in 'Sweet Tart.' This line of lip butters are discontinued by Revlon, I believe, but I bought quite a few shades before hand, including this bubblegum-like color! Something about the word "California" makes me think of happy, bright colors which is why I reached for this shade. 
  • Dececember 7: "Only Sometimes" - I thought of colors I wear "only sometimes" like the prompt said, so I grabbed this Revlon Lip Butter in 'Tutti Frutti.' This is a bright orange shade that is usually a great color in the spring but I had to get a bit creative when wearing it in December so I kept the rest of my makeup and outfit neutral. It was fun to wear this!
  • December 8: "Unicorn" - I associate unicorns and other fantastical creatures with soft, pastel colors so I wore this Revlon Lip Butter in 'Cotton Candy.' It's a soft pinky-pink that I actually wear as blush sometimes! 
  • December 9 - "Love in the Afternoon" - In my mind, "love = red" so I used this NYX Matte Lipstick in 'Perfect Red.' It's a great true red that looks classic and beautiful! 

Thanks for reading!

6 comments

  1. OOh what a fun challenge! It sounds like a great way to shop your stash :) That's so cool that you wear that Revlon lipstick as a blush too!

    Mili | Sharmtoaster

    ReplyDelete
  2. These are such pretty colors! It is a shame they discontinued the lip butter collection because I really loved it!

    www.rdsobsessions.com

    ReplyDelete
  3. You are so on top of this challenge, Deborah!! I also associate Unicorns with pastels and everything "cotton candy land" hahah. Great picks!!!

    Much Love!!

    ReplyDelete
  4. I completely forgot how much I loved those Revlon Lip Butters! I think mine were all too old so I tossed them at some point, but that's so sad they discontinued them!

    ReplyDelete
  5. Interesting post! I would love to see the colors swatched on you or what they looked like on you.

    ReplyDelete
  6. The packaging on those Revlon lipsticks is so cute!

    ReplyDelete

Thank you for your comments! I read every single one :]