Friday, 6 May 2011

Swatcharama - Revlon Lipsticks

I really really love Revlon lipsticks and would buy a tonne more if I didn't already own basically every colour of lipstick available (and if I had any income boo hoo) . As it is I only have 5. They all apply smoothly and easily, are really pigmented, last a super long time and not even the matte shades are in the least bit drying.

Matte 006 Really Red - a lovely matte 'true' red that hints slightly towards the blue side of the spectrum.



More after the cut :)





Matte 005 Strawberry Suede - a lovely soft pinkish warm red



750 Kiss Me Coral - a very orange coral



440 Cherries in the Snow - this just looks like a fuschia in the photo. In real life it's redder. it's like a very blue, very pinkish red if that makes any sense.



457 Wild Orchid - Lovely fuschiaish pink with a blue sheen


20 comments:

  1. I looove that 'cherries in the snow', it's just the perfect lipstick shade to me! I need to get it c: x

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  2. These look great on you - not sure I can pull off such bold lipcolours!

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  3. You are so lucky to be able to wear these colours. My skin looks terrible with most reds. :(

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  4. Thanks for the swatches, all of these are awesome! Wild Orchid is my favorite, going to keep my out for it.

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  5. ive never used these but i think i might need to try them even tho i have about 10 red lipsticks already! i love the matte red.

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  6. Bah. You have the best lips in the blogosphere.

    Yes. I said blogosphere. Haha.

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  7. I have Really Red, Strawberry Suede (LOVE THIS ONE), Cherries in the Snow and I may have Wild Orchid (can't remember). Your lip swatches are FANTASTIC!

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  8. Cherries in the Snow looks really pink on you! I agree, it is much redder in real life! I should try out a few more of these, they look fantastic! Also I agree with Miss Bekka: best lips in the blogosphere!!!

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  9. I love Revlon lipstick. It's really the first brand I used as soon as I could wear makeup. My girlfriend uses Cherries in the Snow and looks gorgeous in it. On me it just doesn't look as good so I don't own it. You have gorgeous full lips. I sadly have a thin upper lip but I do make it larger. Lipstick is my first love and then nail polish.

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  10. I love it when you do lip swatchies! Yay! I love Cherries in the Snow, I've been meaning to get it for ages.

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  11. Coral and Matte Red for me. But I aspire to own every Lip Tar so my spondoolicks are reserved for that.

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  12. I have a love for Revlon too, I love cherries in the snow, fire and ice and ive been lemming wild fushcia

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  13. I have cherries in the snow nail polish. I may want the lipstick now to complete the set. Aw.

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  14. Niamh Buckley Make-Up:
    Thank you! They're a pain to photo but lovely and easy to write :P

    Rai:
    It's actually nicer in real life! It's this fab unique pink blue red colour.

    sepia_raven:
    :) I can't pull off nude or sheer lippies!

    Skulda:
    Aww that's a shame! Maybe you just haven't found the right one yet :)

    Lemon Bunny/Mandy:
    You're welcome! It's a very pretty colour and very shiny too!

    Kirsty B:
    Oh God yeah I probably have about 20 red lippies :P But the matte red is fantastic!

    Miss Bekka:
    Aww you flatterer! <3

    Phyrra:
    Aww thank you! We share taste in Revlon it would seem! :D

    Vulcan_Butterfly:
    I know it's weird! It was the best photo I could get but it doesn't look like a red at all! :/ And thank you too!

    Lucy:
    I actually 'borrowed' (i.e. Stole) a mini Cherries in the Snow lipstick from my Mum when I was about ten, the first red lippie I ever 'owned' :P Thank you so much, I have quite a tiny mouth in proportion with my face but I do think my lips are quite a nice shape. And I'm with you, lipsticks are my favourite ever item of makeup.

    Robyn:
    Aww you're so nice! It's one of my favourite lippies :)

    jaljen:
    Ha ha I have a tonne of Lip Tars already but I 'need' some of the new ones. And I always just want more and more lipsticks! The matte red is one of my favourite ever lipsticks.

    Rach:
    I really really wanted the Fire and Ice but I think it's not abvailable any more :( Boo hoo!

    Ruthy:
    I need the nail polish myself! :D

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  15. Ooh, these look great. I swatched Cherries in the Snow once and thought it looked really pink, might just be the dodgy Superdrug lighting though, and I'd like to have it regardless.

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  16. Awesome swatches! I'm really liking how cherries in the snow and wild orchid look

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  17. Julianne: It's definately red, but it's a very pinky red. It's a really lovely and unusual colour :)

    Pang: Thank you! They're all lovely.

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  18. Ugh I need all of these now. Curse you! :P

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  19. SilhouetteScreams:
    Don't curse me, it's impolite! Besides I show you nice lipsticks :P

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