Monday 26 January 2015

A/W | The Berry Lipstick Edit

As the season changes, so does the colour on my lips. During the Winter, I find that I can dare to wear a dark shade on my lips, without the risk of humidity or sweat (attractive I know) ruining my perfectly lined, filled and polished lip. In Autumn and Winter I tend to go for more vampy, berry shades in order to try and inject some colour. I've collected quite a few berry shades over the years, but 2014/2015 has definitely been the year I discovered my perfect shades. 

Maybelline Color Drama Lipstick | Berry Much | Link
I originally bought this as a lip liner for MAC Diva, but after one application I was impressed with the velvet finish and bold finish that it gave me. Maybelline Color Drama Lipsticks are a brilliant dupe for the Nars Velvet Matte Lip Pencils. With just one swipe, you can effortlessly build up a colour that is rich and opaque. For £4.99, I will definitely be buying more from this range and am pleased to add this to my berry shade collection. 

Topshop Lip Bullet | Wine Gum | Link
I did a full review of this product a while back (Here) and I have been loving it ever since. Even though the packaging is no longer looking pristine, I still swear by this shade when wanting a lipstick to be suitable for when I want to switch between day and night looks. I have been finding the darker the lip shade, the more drying the formula is, however I never find that my lips are pinning for moisture after I apply this. 

MAC Lipstick | Diva | Diva
This was the shade that changed my opinion on MAC lipsticks as a whole. Previously I have spoken about never getting along with the super drying, badly pigmented shades that I had picked, however once I got my hands on Diva I was totally enlightened. This versitile shade is both great for day and night. I have written a review about MAC Diva (Here)

What are your favourite A/W berry shades? 



  1. ah I would love to own all of these! especially the maybelline colour drama lipstick, cant believe I havent picked one up yet!

    Eilidh from Velvet-Winter

  2. I'm definitely going to have to add Berry Much and Wine Gum to my collection!!
    Alice xo

  3. Gotta love MAC Diva :) I really like the formula of the Maybelline Colour Drama but I'm never sure if it's too bright and bold on me! xx

    Magpie Jasmine || Palette Giveaway: Urban Decay, Nars, Charlotte Tilbury, Too Faced

  4. Love MAC Diva! Rimmel 107 is really similar too :)

    Erin | Erin and Katherine Talk Beauty

  5. MAC lipstick in Diva has been on my wishlist for ages!! May need to add it on to my birthday wishlist now! (Guaranteed to get it then ;)) lol xxx

  6. I never tryd topshop make-up! ;c
    this product looks beautiful, I really want to give it a go!

  7. Lovely shades! I love wearing berry shades during the winter x //

  8. I love the diva shade of MAC but it's too dark for me. I'm to pale to pull it off. :(
    So I bought the Red Russian instead.

    The Maybeline colour als looks very nice.

    x Joy

  9. Well thanks for making me fall in LOVE with your blog! Some amazing tips & reviews you have on this blog. Btw these lip shades are SOO me - love them too.

    Zaineb - Blogging Gals Founder | ❤

  10. Who doesn't love a good berry lip? I really need to try the Maybelline drama and Topshop lip bullets! I love MAC Diva, I'll just never be able to afford it.

    Beka. xo

  11. Berry lips are a classic! MAC diva is definitely my favorite though!!


  12. I'm in love with this shade, I definitely need to buy one of these three.
    x Julia from

  13. I'm a little obsessed with any MAC product in general but I get the comment you made on their "dry" lipsticks. I try to combine it with a lipliner and that way, oddly enough, they feel less dry! But the color from the diva one is so so pretty too


  14. They are all such gorgeous colours, I love dark lips in the winter.

  15. Love the maybelline colour drama! May have to give this a go!

    Eden x

  16. Love the maybelline colour drama! May have to give this a go!

    Eden x


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