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Vampy Lips

Recently on the What's Up In Makeup App I captioned a post: "Gimme all the vampy lips!". That day I realised something; I am drawn to nude or vampy lips. Rarely am in love with something bright...now why do I have so many pink lipsticks :/

Our North American peeps are gearing up for Fall/Autumn so I'm sure you've seen a lot of seasonally inspired posts/pics/videos. In the Caribbean we don't experience that so while these shades are applicable Imma just call this series 'Vampy Lips'.

Milani Color Statement 'Uptown Mauve'

While I'm not a fan of the scent of these, the awesomeness of this formula and shade in particular can not be denied. This isn't the darkest of shades but it's a suitable gateway drug.

Milani Color Statement 'Uptown Mauve' swatch www.modenmakeup.com


Dark and shiny! 

Cargo 'Napa' swatch www.modenmakeup.com

M.A.C Giambattista Valli 'Eugenie' LE

Sigh.

M.A.C Giambattista Valli 'Eugenie' LE swatch www.modenmakeup.com

Nicka K Ultra Slick 'NFA16 Smart'

Although this is branded as a Nicka K lipstick it's actually on the Absolute New York website. In any case, it's a great pigmented, inexpensive vampy option.

Nicka K Ultra Slick 'NFA16 Smart' swatch www.modenmakeup.com


Anastasia Beverly Hills Liquid Lipstick 'Vamp' swatch www.modenmakeup.com


I blotted this swatch to show the versatility of this product. The mousey texture allows you to manipulate how vampy you want the shade to appear. That said, it does take a few layers to reach full opacity.

NYX Soft Matte Lip Cream 'Copenhagen' swatch www.modenmakeup.com

What are you favourite dark vampy shades? Let me know in the comments.

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