Wednesday, February 24, 2010

Lipstick Lemmings

Sometime I admire myself for my ability to look into the future (and disregard the presence): While my room is flooded with lipsticks and glosses, I am still on the look out for perspective member to my (huge) lip product family...
First, there is finally a fun collection from Lancome: 10 year anniversary juicy tube (seems like a Europe-only collection though...) My only concern would be the seemly smaller tubes and...these glosses are natural? (You see? The cosmetics chemist/whatever you call them are employed for a reason...) If you have signed up for Obsessive Compulsive Cosmetics mailing list, you would know that they are coming up with 4 new lip tars for the upcoming LA makeup show. I have been wanting these (not these, but the existing ones) but I still haven't found a way to get them at a remotely reasonable price as each piece costs 12.5 dollars and the shipping is like 6.5 dollars... (I might as well just get a Kanebo Coffret d'Or one that costs 21 bucks...and the packaging is so much prettier.)
Chanel Pop art collection- I know I was going ohh-and-ahh over the coral one called Genial but my inner pole dancer told me to go for the trashy-fuchsia instead (It doesn't even look trashy from the picture though...)

I think I will wait a few years since I still feel a bit too young for it (not that it gives me a grandma vibe like Estee Lauder or Lancome, it's just Chanel was one of my mom's favorite lipstick brand...when she was in her 30s.) at the moment I could just have fun with my ghetto Milani instead...

P.S. Can't wait to check out (and see how ugly does it get) the Liberty of London lipstick...I mean, I would totally get it just for the heck of the packaging...

Do you have any lip lemming? (I think I seriously need to stop buying lip gloss since most of the look the same on lips anyway...But I haven't gotten many lipstick so I can work on that a bit, hehe...)

10 comments:

  1. I saw a picture of MAC's Hang-Up the other day, and I've been lemming it ever since.

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  2. I've promised myself I'm going to use up some of what I have before buying any new lip stuff.

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  3. (Uh... except for Water Shiny. But after that I'll try and use up what I have, I swear.) :D

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  4. I am not purchasing any lip products too, I should stop purchasing makeup overall! :)

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  5. I like that juicy tube packaging! I've been considering the lip tars as well, and I'm amused by the MAC packaging with the evil bird!

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  6. LOL "my inner pole dancer told me to go for the trashy-fuchsia instead"

    Love your blog!!

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  7. Jean:
    Hang up looks pretty cool from those pictures online...it reminds me of those flappers from the 1920s.
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    Asami:
    Haha, I have been telling myself to stop buying lip product for more than a year and the plan didn't go very far...Now I just give up...
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    Nikki:
    Let's see how well you plan will go,I guess most people have better self-control than I do...
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    Pixie:
    I have been considering for quite a while (for those lip tar) as well but my conclusion was "20 bucks is too much for a lip gloss, especially the packaging isn't that pretty."

    And I just went back to temptalia to look at the bird, it doesn't look that evil to me, just choked...
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    Kitty:
    Yeah, for some reason I am gravitated toward trashy pink that I can never wear to school/work...

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  8. Ahh, thank you for sending me that link! I'm so, so tempted, but I promised myself I'd stop buying things for a while, especially since I killed my cell phone yesterday and now have to figure out how to pay for what the insurance isn't covering for a new phone. I might have to break my no-buy..again..though. I just love how that lipstick looks.

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  9. Jean:
    If I were you, I would have caved in already (but dark lips make me look like Ursula from little mermaid...)sometime I wish I kill my phone, I only had 2 phone in my life, one was a freebie (that I used for 5 years before losing it)another one was a 2nd hand from stepmom...At least it has a mp3 player...

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  10. Ha, I definitely caved today and bought Hang-Up at my local MAC counter. I mean, it was only a three or four dollar savings on the ACW website. I really prefer to buy cosmetics in person, anyway. And my phone decided to start working perfectly again yesterday, so I now don't have to spend the money on a new one!

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