Feeling Blue

Thursday, December 6, 2018

Feeling Blue

During the holiday season, most of us grab our brightest red lipstick and metallic glitter. This year, have you thought about going blue?

It's a bold and bright alternative to the usual Christmas party makeup. It's an easy way to standout in a sea of red lipped party-goers. 

"Less is more" has never been more true than when it comes to blue. I think it looks best when it is the focal-point of your makeup look. 
Clean skin, nude lips and bright blue shadow. 

There's so many way to add blue too. You can use it as a liner, a pop of color or an all over shade.
I gave it a try and had a bit of fun with it!

If you want to give it a go, there's plenty to chose from this holiday season. Huda Beauty has released Obsessions palettes which comes in an array of colors (obviously including blue). Violette and Estee Lauder has launched the Blue Dahlia palette and Stila has a stunning set of jewel tone duo-shadows.

Violette has tons of  blue-eyed inspiration, but here are a few you should check out!

Images via Pinterest

Lipstick Launches

Wednesday, December 5, 2018

Lipstick Launches

It's the holiday season and every party look can really be elevated with a pop of color on the lips!
Not one but three brands have had lipstick launches this season and no matter what your budget is, there's a lipstick out there for you! 


Rouje is a clothing brand started by model Jeanne Damas and has now expanded into the beauty industry. Jeanne is known for her Parisian red lips so of course she had to make her own so that we can all feel just as French. The collection has 4 lipstick shades and a compact that store each shade inside. The packaging is gorgeous and vintage inspired while the colors are suitable for day and night! Lipsticks retail for $29 and the lip palette is $45. 

2. Lisa Eldridge

The queen of Youtube, Lisa Eldridge, has finally launched her own line of True Velvet Lipsticks! As a professional makeup artist and Lancome's global creative director, Lisa knows a thing or two about makeup. Unfortunately all three shades have sold out but as we wait for the re-stock let's take a look at the shades:

Velvet Morning, a “hot and fiery bright orange/red.”
Velvet Ribbon, a “vibrant, universal, classic neutral blue/red.”
Velvet Jazz, a “muted, earthy brick red inspired by 1930s red lipsticks.”

The lipsticks look absolutely stunning and they retail for $33.


It seems that out of nowhere Zara has decided to also dabble in the makeup industry by bringing out liquid and matte lipsticks. They are super affordable and come in a variety of shades. The lipsticks retail for $13 and the liquid lip retails at $10.

All images via the brands mentioned! x