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Flashback Friday: Current Top Five Lipsticks (Updated)

Apparently in August 2013 I couldn't count. I mean, the post is clearly labelled Top Five yet they're only three products mentioned :/ I promised to get my math right this time around.

Favourite Nude: M.A.C 'Pander Me' from The Matte Lip Collection

I realised this year that I have so many nude lip products that it's actually kindda ridiculous. So much so that I had to separate them by undertone to do swatch posts for y'all. Trust me, that series isn't even finished. M.A.C describes this as a matte formula but I agree with Christine from Temptalia that it has "too much of a sheen for it to really be matte". I find myself reaching for this every time I'm going out.

M.A.C 'Pander Me' + L.A. Colors Lipliner Pencil 'Sienna'

If you prefer a more mauve toned nude, Estee Lauder Pure Color Envy 'Irresistible' is absolutely gorgeous and readily available.

 Estee Lauder Pure Color Envy 'Irresistible' + Jordana lipliner 'Sexy Mauve'

Favourite pink: Ardency Inn Modster Long Play Supercharged Lip Color 'Twist'

My wife introduced me to this brand two years ago. A few months later I saw quite a few YouTube beauty vloggers raving about their eyeshadows when the Sephora started carrying the line. While I don't wear pink lips often - and when I do I prefer the softer shades - I can not deny the amazing pigmentation and longevity of this product (read: it stains something serious).

Ardency Inn Modster 'Twist' + Milani Anti-feathering Lipliner 'Transparent'

Favourite purple: Nars Audacious Lipstick 'Liv'

Vampy shades have to be my all time/hands down/bar none favourite type of lip colour. I do not know how they do it but they automatically make me feel some type o' way.  'Liv' is described as a "deep aubergine" and is the darkest shade in the 40 colours that Nars offers in this range. While preparing for this post I discovered that 'Liv' is exactly the same colour as M.A.C Lip Pencil 'Nightmoth' which M.A.C lost their damn minds and discontinued *growl*

Nars Audacious Lipstick 'Liv' + M.A.C Lip Pencil 'Nightmoth'

Honourable vampy shade mention: Bite Matte Creme Lip Crayon 'Aubergine'.


Favourite red: M.A.C 'Deeply Adored' from the Marilyn Monroe Collection. Still!

I have tried a few reds since then but this has my heart.

Corey's big day! Moment captured by Daylight Photography
Heidi did my makeup :)

Let us know your current favourites in the comments. Have a great weekend!

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