Posts Tagged: lip stain

Reader Request: My Makeup Routine


Reader Lydia e-mailed me this request:

Since you’ve been posting about the use of cosmetics recently, is there any chance you’d do a post on a gentle beginner intro to starting to wear make-up as an adult?

I’ve been back through the beauty tag and looked at the individual posts on cosmetics, especially the one about falling down the rabbit hole, but was hoping that you might do one that draws all the threads together. You made such a great transition from not wearing make-up to really understanding how to use it for the effect you want, and your posts on individual products have been really detailed and clear. read more

Lovely Lips

I own maybe three actual lipsticks. Although I love the look on others, I tend to stick to glosses and balms for myself unless I’m getting dolled up for a fancy event. My lips are sensitive and dry easily, and I’m yet to find a true lipstick that works for me.¬†But I adore lip STUFF, and thought I’d share a few of my picks for lip color and lip care products:

Burt’s Bees Lip Shimmer in Raisin– $7.35

Wax-based balms don’t do much to moisturize my lips, but this guy isn’t quite as drying as others. This line of lip shimmers comes in an array of gorgeous colors, but Raisin is my fave. I wear this color in most of my outfit shots, though I’ll often layer a gloss over it, too. read more