Since I had brain surgery in late January, I’ve been even more housebound than usual. I’m managed two short outings with my family since then and on both occasions I test drove this Lip Kit in the shade #TBT from Lottie London cosmetics. It has been waiting patiently for it’s moment for quite some time so I figure it deserves it’s own ‘first impressions’ post.
The first thing to note is that the shade of the liquid lipstick is considerably darkened (based on what you’d expect from looking at the tube) when the lipliner is used underneath. This surprised me but wasn’t a bad thing as such. Here’s how both products swatch separately and how it looked when they were both worn together:
Having tried wearing both products together and then just the liquid lipstick alone, I prefer the former. The lip look lasts beautifully through eating/drinking when both products have been used on the entire lips; no transfer and minimal fading. The liquid lipstick alone created a shade that was closer to the shade in the tube but the longetivity wasn’t nearly as good. The lipliner is nice and creamy and without it, the liquid lipstick felt and looked considerably drier.
I’ll definitely get more use out of these products and recommend wearing them together for the best finish. At £8.99 for the pair, they are reasonably priced and perform beautifully when both products are used on the whole of the lips. While this shade looks pretty dark against my super pale skin, I think it would suit quite a wide range of skin tones. While the darkness was a surprise, I really like the richness of the shade.
These lip kits are available from ASOS and I think they are well worth checking out.
Do you like lip kits or do you prefer liquid lipsticks on their own ?
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Note: this is not a sponsored post. The products discussed were purchased with my own money.