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Worth The Hype #LipSwatchWeek

Lasonta said she wanted to see the lip version to this post so here goes.

Wet n Wild Mega Last Lip Color

Though the packaging leaves a lot to be desired, the quality of these lipsticks can not be denied. Impeccable pigment which also lends to longevity and they're comfortable to wear. These receive a lot of YouTube hype also because they're very affordable.


Wet n Wild Mega Last Lip Color 'Wine Room' swatch www.modenmakeup.com


MrsLolaLynn and LipglossLeslie were singing the praises of this line from the time it was launched; but it was when my #HaulHero Tarababyz said that this formula compared to the Tom Ford mattes that I was truly impressed. As with the aforementioned lipsticks, these too won't break the bank.

Maybelline Color Sensational Creamy Matte 'Divine Wine' swatch www.modenmakeup.com
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Bite Beauty Matte Creme Lip Crayon

Another YouTube darling. "Bite is beauty for lips that’s good enough to eat. With highly pigmented, trend-forward color palettes, Bite’s hydrating formulas are infused with food-grade ingredients—so your lips feel as gorgeous as they look". These crayon styled lippies are easy to apply and are available in gorgeous shades. Though I like all the Bite Beauty products I've tried thus far, their Luminous Creme lipsticks and this Barbadian heat doan add up; but the Matte Creme formula appears to be less prone to melting and breaking. Maybe it's just the packaging?

 Bite Beauty Matte Creme Lip Crayon 'Cognac' swatch www.modenmakeup.com


Clarins Instant Light Natural Lip Perfector

Natalie, Lisa and Marnie are the culprits this toss. I always took a look at these in Cave Shepherd but those rave reviews encouraged me to pull the trigger. I currently have 'Nude Shimmer' and I really want the other five shades. This formula is so moisturizing I often catch myself putting it on before bed. Loooooooooooooooooooooooove.


Clarins Instant Light Natural Lip Perfector 'Nude Shimmer'- www.modenmakeup.com
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M.A.C Lipsticks (especially in limited edition packaging)

This is part 'pride of ownership', part collector nuance. I wish M.A.C would stop raising their prices but alas, I still purchase these damn things. In Barbados, M.A.C is well known and loved due to their extensive shade options for our complexion. Their lipsticks are especially well loved because of the scent, mid range price, variety of finishes and limited edition packaging.

M.A.C Lipsticks in limited edition packaging www.modenmakeup.com
M.A.C x Giambattista Valli Collection packaging www.modenmakeup.com
M.A.C matte lipstick 'Pander Me' swatch www.modenmakeup.com

Before you ask: yes, I do keep the exterior packaging.

M.A.C limited edition lipstick packaging - www.modenmakeup.com

Did I miss something you would have included? Let me know in the comments.

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