Weekly Highlights #14

I love a bold lip. My boyfriend? Not so much…

Which is why I don’t wear them that often. Like, he won’t kiss me if I’m wearing a bolder lipstick, or any lipstick in general. Unless it’s one of those long lasting non-transferring ones, and even then he is skeptical.

But this post is not about my boyfriend, it’s about the lipstick. As soon as autumn comes I want all the deep dark lipsticks in the world, I love that look in the colder months. And so this week’s highlight is my new favourite darker lip combination!

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These two pretties are the Hema long lasting lipstick in 25 “Muddy Mood” (I hate that name) and the Hema long lasting lip liner in 05 “Bordeaux”. The liner is a bit more deep and purple-ish, whereas the lipstick is a dark neutral red-brown, if there is such a thing. Together they are dark lip goodness. I’ve been wearing this not every day (my boyfriend would kill me if I did that) but a lot still. I actually love it for work, I feel like it is just bold enough to where it is interesting but still neutral enough to have it on for work. I can wear this with a super simple eye look and feel so very put-together and fancy. It is comfortable to wear (especially with a lip balm underneath) and last a pretty good time. Not super long, although that might be because of the above-mentioned lip balm, but well enough to where I don’t have to worry about it until after lunch. This does not pass the kiss test though, it definitely leaves a mark on my mugs (everyone at work knows which one’s mine, which is great, haha!) and so like I said my boyfriend won’t come near me with it on. But I feel amazing in this lip, and very autumnal (and it’ll work for Christmas too!) and I love it.
A simple camel coloured sweater, dark jeans, a sweep of gold on the eye and this lip? YES, please!!!

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