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Wednesday, August 17, 2011

Collection: NYC Lipsticks

Back in April, I did a mini haul post of some lipsticks that I bought at Wal-Mart. I purchased 4 NYC lippies and 1 Wet n Wild lippie. And the best thing was that these lipsticks were only $0.93 each!

The original blog entry was posted on Saturday, April 23, 2011 and you can check it out HERE. Originally, I had just posted pics of the lipsticks and swatches on my forearm.

But today, to show off my complete collection of NYC lipsticks, which consists of just these 4 lipsticks I purchased at the same time, I am going to show you the swatches on my lips. It's just funner this way.

NYC Ultra Moisture Lip Wear Lipsticks
Net wt 0.11 oz (3.4g)
$0.93
Left to Right:
301 Cafe, 309 Sheer Red, 316 Blossom & 319 Violet Shine

301 Cafe
Cafe is really pretty. It's a very wearable, neutral shade. It is shimmery, though. There are tiny gold reflects all through out this lipstick. I think this would go very well with a smoky eye. It's understated.
309 Sheer Red
Ah, one of my favorites! And I'm not a red lipstick wearer. I did apply this lipstick heavily but you can get a very sexy sheer red, hence the name, out of this one. It's a classic red, perfect for a pin up look. It's creamy and sans shimmer. I love this one. I love it applied lightly too which gives me that sheer look.
316 Blossom
Blossom is hot. It's such a hot pink! This lipstick is so cool because it has purple reflects that sparkle! It's so girly and Barbie like to me.
319 Violet Shine
I would name Violet Shine as my other favorite. It's a more wearable pink than Blossom. It's on the creamy side too. Not too much shimmer here but it does have some. I am new to wearing pink lipstick so I think this one is a good start for me. It's not bold and it's not pale, you can definitely tell you are wearing pink. So pretty.

OK, dollies, this is something new that I thought of doing. Showing you some of my little collections one collection at a time. Did you all like this one?

I have several other small collections I would like to share with you all so if you are interested, let me know!

Luv & Luk,
--L.

10 comments:

  1. that sounds like a good idea, i want to see the collections :D i'm surprised, i like cafe the most! usually not gaga over neutral type shades, but it's very pretty


    Vonnie of Socialitedreams.com

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  2. Love that red color Im looking for that perfect red Im going to give that color a try thankyou for sharing doll!
    ~Jazmin

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  3. It looks very pretty on you! I like Violet Shine and Blossom <3

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  4. @socialitedreams, thanks! I'll look through all my stuff and see what other little collection I can showcase next. Thanks for your interest!

    @Hunter87, yes, I recommend this red! Try it, I think you will like it. I have used this red sheered out and it's so pretty. I just apply less. Either lightly or heavily applied, this is a fantastic red.

    @Miss Tapia, it is, huh! I like it a lot. I think it is very wearable and would look good on all of us. Good one to have in the collection.

    @KawaiiBarbie, thank you! I love Violet Shine and I can see you totally rocking Blossom :)

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  5. I love all the colors on you! My fav on you is the red lippie!! Dude you have awesome lips! lol

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  6. @Priscilla, LOL, I love you. Only you have told me that I have nice lips. You're the best! And thank you, lovely!

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  7. all the colors are gorgeous! I think Violet Shine is my favorite =)

    http://makeupmajesty.blogspot.com/

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  8. #309 Sheer Red is beautiful TY for sharing- i love red lipstick xOXo

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  9. @Makeup Majesty, yes, I think I will have to agree with you on that one! Violet Shine is really great :)

    @Chelly, I bet Sheer Red would look fab on you. You have amazing lips, girl!

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