My Name is Ayesha, and I’m A Lipstick Hoarder

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So yeah, I have a lipstick hoarding problem… Actually, if I’m being completely honest, I have a makeup hoarding problem! I go through my makeup every 6 months or so, but for some reason, my lippies have been getting overlooked. I guess since I had so many of them, it seemed too overwhelming to go through. About a week or two ago, I decided to bite the bullet and get rid of a lot of my lip products. What you see in the above picture is about 3/4 of the lip products that I started with (lipsticks, liners, glosses, and chapsticks included). Keep scrolling down to see what I’m working with now!

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NARS Powermatte Lip Pigment | Review & Swatches

NARS has been one of my favorite brands for awhile now, so when I saw that they were coming out with new liquid lipsticks (finally!), I had to try them! The NARS Powermatte Lip Pigments launched a little over a month ago with 20 shades ranging from nudes to black! There were so many colors that I wanted to try, but I narrowed it down to 5. If you want to know what I thought of them, keep reading!

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ColourPop Ultra Matte Liquid Lipstick Overview & Swatches

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Colourpop recently added a new product to their line, the Ultra Matte Liquid Lipsticks. These lipsticks are right on trend with the rest of the beauty industry right now. They go on as a liquid, but dry to a very matte opaque lip. They are also cheaper than most of their counterparts at only $6 each. I picked up 10 of these to test out for you all. Keep reading to see how they fared!

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Sephora + Pantone Universe Marsala Layering Lip Collection Review

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Every year, Sephora teams up with the color experts, Pantone, to create beauty products featuring the Color of the Year. The Color of the Year for 2015 is Marsala, “an earthy red wine”. When I saw the collection they were coming out with, I was immediately drawn to the nude lip collection pictured above. Keep reading to see if the Marsala Layering Lip Collection lived up to my expectations.

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Are the NARS Audacious Lipsticks Worth It?

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NARS recently released a huge line of lipsticks with a brand new formulation that has been getting a lot of buzz in the beauty community. This range boasts 40 shades that promise long lasting, full impact color all while giving a luxurious feel to the lips. Sounds great, but for $32 each, are they worth it? I purchased 3 shades to test out so that I could let you know!

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Weekly Hit or Miss: Dior Addict Fluid Stick + Lip Product Addict Tag

***This post was supposed to go up last Friday, but I was out of town and didn’t get a chance to post it until today. I still wanted to share this with you because I think it is a product that a lot of people want to know more about. Sorry that it is late, but I hope you enjoy. Also, check out the Lip Product Addict Tag Video that I did below the review on the Dior Fluid Sticks.***

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Isn’t she a beauty? If nothing else, Dior never fails to impress in the packaging department! The new Dior Addict Fluid Sticks are described as being between a gloss and a lipstick. I purchased the shade Rieuse (373).

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Loreal LaLaque & LeMatte Lip Color

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Loreal recently released 2 new types of lipstick, the LaLaque and the LeMatte. These new lip products are thinner than the average jumbo lip pencil and are pretty much the size of a crayon. The LaLaque range is a shiny, pigmented lip color. While the LeMatte range is a matte version. They released a total of 8 shades (4 of each), and I purchased 6 of them. Keep reading for my thoughts and lip swatches!

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Tip Tuesday #16: Daytime Casual Red Lip using RiRi Woo

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Who says you can’t wear red lips during the day? Don’t listen to them. Red lipstick can make otherwise boring makeup pop. If you would like to know my tips on how to keep it casual and rock a red lip, then keep reading!

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My Top Spring/Summer Lipstick Picks

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It’s that time of the year when I get hyped to pull out all my bright colors! This goes for clothing, accessories, and of course makeup! Today’s post is just to showcase the bright lippies that I’m so excited to wear in the upcoming seasons! Keep scrolling for pictures!
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Nude Lip Combos for Brown Skin & Beyond!

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Finding the right nude lipstick can be a very daunting task for any woman. It can be even harder to find the right shade if you are of a deeper complexion because too light of a shade may make you look very scary! Please don’t walk out of the house looking like Tyrone Biggums (see above)!  In this post I will be sharing some of my go-to nude lipsticks that will work for many different skin tones. Keep reading if you are interested!

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