Like the majority of women out there, I’ve coveted the ‘nude lip’ since before I can remember. It’s been my signature look, meaning I now own well over 30 nude lipsticks!
They’ve always been one of those beauty products that I couldn’t stop myself from buying. Every time I entered a beauty hall or Sephora, a new hue/formula would be purchased.
As a fan of natural looking makeup, I always felt that nude complimented that image I endeavored to achieve every morning.
Having a darker complexion and an extremely dark natural lip tone, I often found I struggled to enjoy nude lipstick. It had to be very heavy to cover my red lips, which often left me looking like I was all ‘lipstick’, against the rest of my natural looking makeup.
Over the last two months I’ve found a lipstick color that not only suits my complexion but also my style (at long last). Even though it’s darker than nude, it compliments my natural makeup look like a dream.
That shade is ‘mauve’.
Since moving to the States, Milani has grown to become a makeup brand I literally obsess over. Their matte lipsticks are super moisturizing, they actually feel like chap stick! Their colors are rich and pigmented and of course, cost $7. What more could a girl ask for?!
Over the last year my style and makeup has evolved to where I cannot bear to look like/resemble anyone else. It’s gotten to the point where even if I LOVE something, if I see anyone else wearing it, I go off it immediately. This is one of the reasons I adore my new go-to lipsticks so much, I don’t know anyone who wears these shades.