Lo’s Lippie Review — Colourpop Ultra Matte Lip

  Price: $6.00 Shade Tested: Tulle, Midi, Pacific, More Better (pictured) Prep: There’s not much you can do to prep your lips for this nightmare. Application: The sponge applicator on this lipstick isn’t bad. I was able to get a nice defined line without resorting to a lip brush. This particular shade went on opaque in one swipe, but … More Lo’s Lippie Review — Colourpop Ultra Matte Lip

Lo’s Lippie Review — Too Faced Melted Matte Lipstick

  Price: $21.00 Shade Tested: Queen Bee, Lady Balls (pictured) Prep: As with all matte lipsticks, it’s best to exfoliate and moisturize your lips prior to application. Application: The sponge applicator on this lipstick is definitely a winner. I can get a fantastically defined line — although I do use a lip brush around the edges just to … More Lo’s Lippie Review — Too Faced Melted Matte Lipstick

Lo’s Lippie Review — OFRA Long Lasting Liquid Lipstick

  Price: $19.90 Shade Tested: Napa Valley, Aries, Hypno (pictured) Prep: As with all matte lipsticks, it’s best to exfoliate and moisturize your lips prior to application. Application: I’m loving the sponge applicator on this lipstick as it’s very similar to the one on Kat Von D’s Everlasting Liquid Lipstick. It’s easy to get a clearly defined line … More Lo’s Lippie Review — OFRA Long Lasting Liquid Lipstick

Foundation Face-Off

Since my gradual switch to cruelty-free makeup, I’ve now tried two different types of foundation: Kat Von D Lock-it Foundation and bareMinerals Complexion Rescue. I currently go back and forth and wear both at different times during the week and I’ll highlight the differences in my impressions of both.