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Three Beautiful Berry Lips To Inspire You

‘Tis the season for berry lips, wouldn’t you agree?  My usual lip color generally falls more into the nude-ish pink color scheme but as soon as the leaves start to fall, I’ve got to have a berry lip!  And judging from the number of makeup tutorials I’ve recently seen about berry lips, I’d say that most of us are craving a darker lip right now.

So if you’re in the market for a lippie in this beautiful hue, here’re 3 to consider:

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Revlon Colorburst Balm Stain in Crush, NYX in Doll & MAC in Plumful.  They’re all beautiful lipsticks but each a bit different.  Let me tell you about them and show you some swatches.

First up is NYX in Doll:

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Doll is a beautiful berry that tends toward red as well.  It’s a creamy formula that feels great on the lips.  It tends to feather out but a lip liner can prevent that.  It needs to be reapplied throughout the day so I wouldn’t consider it long wear.  I love to wear it when I’m wearing black.  It has a very 1940s makeup vibe I can’t get enough of.

Next we have Revlon Colorburst in Crush:

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Crush is one I fell in love with last fall and got a lot of wear out of.  It’s a deep burgundy that’s just right for fall.  It’s definitely a long wearing formula.  When I know I have a busy day ahead and won’t have time to constantly recheck my makeup, I reach for this one.  I can apply it and go, without giving any more thought to my lipstick throughout the day.

Lastly, here’s Plumful:

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Plumful is a berry that also leans into pink.  I would almost say it’s a raspberry. MAC’s description of it is “blossoming rose-plum.” It’s a Lustre finish, meaning it’s got a fabulous glossy finish.  It does need to be reapplied often but it’s a MAC so it’s so worth it.  Feels good, looks good and smells good.  You cannot go wrong with MAC lipsticks!  I had this shade on my wish list for 6 months and finally broke down and bought it.  It’s a perfect pop of color and one I think would be a gorgeous choice for Valentine’s Day.  (My beauty junkie is showing; I’m already planning my makeup for St. Valentine’s!)

And all three of them swatched together… going from the top down, MAC in Plumful, Revlon Colorburst in Crush and NYX in Doll.

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I also thought it might be helpful to share a lipliner I wear with all three of these shades.  It’s Epic by Rimmel and it works equally well with all the shades shown.  I really like Rimmel lip liners.  They prevent feathering, help accentuate your lip shape and are less than $5.  You can’t lose with them.

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Do any of these catch your eye?  What’s on your lips right now?  I’m always up for new suggestions when it comes to lipstick shades so please share with me!

 

 

 

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