Revlon Lip Butter Obsession

Wednesday, 31 December 2014

Left to right: Pink Lemonade, Sweet Tart, Wild Watermelon, Tutti Frutti, Red Velvet and Juicy Papaya
My name is Lily, and I'm a Revlon Lip Butter addict. 
Revlon never fail to bring it all to the table with their lip products, but their lip butters are a whole new level of perfection. I've been loving these all year round, so it made sense to talk about them on my final post for 2014. Let's begin. 
I am not a matte lipstick kind of girl, which is why I think these work so well for me, as they have a nice sheen to them and are really moisturising, which is what I normally look for in a lipstick. They are highly pigmented, but can easily be blended so you can opt for the more toned down look if you want too. The only negative I can find is their lasting power, as it is only around 1-2 hours at most on me (cue shocked expressions), so if you don't like having to reapply, these won't be the best option for you. 
My favourite is Juicy Papaya, a peachy pink which is perfect to throw on in the day, and compliments gold/shimmery eye makeup amazingly. I have also been loving Red Velvet, which can be built up to be a really dark, arguably daring shade. 
I am absolutely obsessed with these lip butters, and have been for the whole of 2014, bravo Revlon, you've come out on top, again. 

Unlikely Style Icon

Friday, 5 December 2014

Wednesday Addams - Unlikely style icon

Wednesday Addams is my icon in both style and life in general. I know, you wouldn't necessarily think to look at Wednesday for inspiration when you're stuck for an outfit, but i've found that you can actually take a lot of fashion tips from her.
1) First of all, it is always okay to wear black head to toe- I am a serious advocate of the black on black look and Wednesday absolutely rocks it. If there is one thing we have to take from her, it is without a doubt this. After all she is famous for saying "I'll stop wearing black, when they make a darker colour".
2) Collars. Although they're seemingly very simple, I think they actually look really cute and just add something extra to your outfit. I've found that collared tops are especially well suited for winter, as you can layer them under a big wooly jumper to stay warm. If you want to tone it down, wear a peter pan collar instead of her big standout version. 
3) Finally, lace up boots. In all the pictures i've found of her, she seems to be sporting a simple pair of all black lace up boots. These are a staple item, especially for this time of the year. I think they look really cute with jeans, or a dress just like Wednesday!
I hope you enjoyed this post, and maybe even take a little inspiration from Wednesday Addams when you're next stuck for an outfit! And why not go all out and throw your hair in plaits to complete the whole look!
I hope you have a merry christmas,
lots of love Lily Mint xx