There is something about red lipstick that can add instant glamour to any outfit! I don’t know about you but when I think ‘glamour’, red lips is one of the first things that always comes to mind! … they just seem to go hand in hand! Which is why I truly believe every girl should have the perfect red lipstick for those days when you want an instant pick me up and/or to ‘wow’ all those who come in sight of you. I actually found this one a few weeks ago and have been addicted to it ever since! It’s the Smashbox ‘Be Legendary’ lipstick in the colour ‘Legendary’ … and let’s just say the name sums it up pretty well!
One of the hottest makeup trends of the season is wearing a vampy matte plum shade of lipstick … And I just realised that I love it! Although dark, vampy colours like this have a reputation to look ‘goth-ish’, if it’s worn right it doesn’t have to look gothic at all! I didn’t really get into the trend until now because it’s currently summer here in South Africa and plum lipsticks are more of a fall/winter trend … But then I did my Skyfall Bond Girl Makeup Tutorial and I realized that the colour is perfect for a hot evening look whether it’s winter or not! … Which also makes it perfect for the holidays!
Although Spring has officially started here in South Africa, the weather in Cape Town doesn’t seem to be reflecting it quite yet… Which means wearing spring clothing is not really working for me (I hate feeling cold!). But I’m so tired of the dreary, cold, dull weather and the wardrobe that goes along with it, so I thought what better way to spruce up my look and to at least make myself feel a little more ‘Spring-ish’ than to try a hot spring/summer makeup trend! The trend of choice: neon lipstick!Continue reading