I can gab about makeup all day long, but lipstick has never been one of my go-to cosmetic items. Unfortunately as I get older, I’ve noticed my lips have gotten much duller too and I can’t just run out of the house without a bit of color anymore. (I know, cue the violins…)
Needless to say, I’ve been sampling quite a few lipsticks these days. These three are some of my current lippy favorites for fall.
Creamy Lip Color Favorite: Boots No. 7 Sheer Temptation Lipstick
For something sheer and creamy that I can just swipe on at any point and run out the door, I love Boots No. 7 Sheer Temptation Lipstick. They don’t add a ton of color, just a hint, but sometimes that’s all I really need. I love how moisturizing the formula is so I don’t have to prep with tons of chapstick beforehand. Plus, it’s super cheap. You can find Boots No. 7 at Target and your local Walgreens! If you pop by Walgreens actually, you can sample the colors beforehand just like a department store makeup counter. Win!
Matte Lip Color Favorite: Lorac Pro Matte Lip Color
The new Lorac Pro Matte Lip Colors are just beautiful. Even though the finish is matte, they glide on smooth and I love the 12 colors they have for fall. Sometimes I’ll layer a bit of gloss on top for a bit of extra shine.
Shiny Lip Gloss Favorite: Yves Saint Laurent Glossy Stains
The Yves Saint Laurent Glossy Stains are really, really glossy. But, that’s what you want in a good lip gloss, right? The texture itself is a bit tacky but the colors are beautiful, vibrant and have good staying power. Sometimes I layer these over the Lorac Pro Matte Lip Colors if I want more shine and to blend some new shades.
What are some of your favorite lipstick brands this fall? Any suggestions on new ones I should try?
Happy November, friends! I know the rest of the country has been in fall fashion mode for quite awhile but here in AZ, the weather is just now starting to dip (yay!). My boots are excited.
To get ready for the new season, I’ve got a few things on my Fall Fashion prep checklist I always must do. And a few new favorites, too! Here’s my Fall Fashion Checklist.
1. Get my boots ready
There’s nothing worse than waiting until the day you can finally wear your boots to realize that they’re chipped, dirty and generally need a little love. Get them in tip-top shape now, ladies, so they’re primed and ready for when you need them!
2. Pucker up with new lipstick
It’s out with the peaches and in with the berrys and reds! Right now, I’m loving the creamy lipsticks from Boots No. 7 Sheer Temptation Lipstick, the longwear power of Lorac Pro Matte Lipcolor and the shiny glaze of Yves Saint Laurent Glossy Stain.
3. Inventory my wardrobe
Do I need new leggings? How are my cardigans holding up? Did any of them shrink or are in need of new buttons? I like to inventory my wardrobe right before the next season so I know exactly what to toss and what new things I need replaced.
4. Get my hair did
It really is so fun to update your hair color and/or style to fit the season. I’m a big fan of deeper colors for fall and winter and then lightening things up again come summer.
5. Buy a treat
Because, why not? It’s a new season so a little shopping is in order! I’m currently crushing on these Frye boots, this cashmere sweater (a fall essential) and this pretty but simple Kate Spade pendant necklace.
How do you get ready for the fall season?