Beauty

My Drugstore Lipstick Collection

Fun fact: I own five lipsticks and all of them are from drugstore brands.

I used to have countless lipsticks, lip liners, liquid lipsticks, matte lipsticks – the full works but as snazzy as they are all look for photos and the ol’ gram, I barely used any of them and so, I did a huge clear out and left myself with only five.

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The first two lipsticks within my collection are from Rimmel.

Rimmel are a brand who have a lot of selection when it comes to lipsticks:

**All prices shared are as stated from the Rimmel website.

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Not only do Rimmel have a lot of choice, but the value for money is absolutely superb. My personal favourite from their selection is the Moisture Renew lipsticks and I would happily purchase more as the finish is gorgeous and needs hardly any touch ups throughout the day.

The moisturising formula contains vitamins A, C and E which enables your lips to be soft throughout the entire day as well as allowing the colour to last for a long period of time.

The two shades which I own are 220 Heather Shimmer (out of stock) and 150 Piccadilly Pink (also out of stock). I haven’t owned these lipsticks long but Heather Shimmer is my perfect Autumnal shade which goes perfectly with my mustard jumper and pinafores. As for Piccadilly Pink, I bought this shade towards the back end of the summer and despite not getting a lot of wear out of it, I can’t wait to continue wearing it next year.

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Max Factor are a brand who I adore and I’ve been very lucky to have worked with the team in previous collaborations. A few years ago, I was gifted a few of their Lipfinity Long Lasting Lipsticks and even though I enjoyed a few of their other shades, the only that really stood out for me was So Luxuriant which is another one of my go-to shades for Autumn.

The Lipfinity Long Lasting Lipsticks (£8.99) give eight hours of colour, allows your lips to remain moist throughout the day and the formula gives off an incredible creamy finish.

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The final two lipsticks within my collection are from Collection Cosmetics who are a brand that I discovered through blogging and I’m so glad I did because my all time favourite lipstick is from their counter.

The lasting colour lipsticks (£2.99) are my favourite – they’re long lasting, they keep your lips moist (ugh at that word), the price is insane and the variation of colours draws me in every single time.

The two shades that I have are China Rose (aka. the absolute favourite) and Red Carpet which is the perfect shade to wear throughout December, nights out, New Year and date night.

I much prefer to have a smaller lipstick collection than have a ridiculous amount when I know that I’m not going to get a lot of wear out of them all.

Less is more. Yup, I’m going with that.

EL xx
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