Summer is the perfect time to wear a pop of colour on your lips. When the temperature is rising and you don’t want too much make-up on your face, a bright lip can be brilliant. Team it with a BB cream and shades 🙂
Bright colour and organic have never really been words that go hand in hand, especially when it comes to lipsticks. However you can now have a lipstick that is good for your lips and your style. The Absolution lipsticks are not completely organic – they are a mix of natural and organic ingredients such as carnauba wax, shea butter, sweet almond oil and calendula extract. The colour is mineral and a small amount of synthetic – lets face it you wouldn’t get these colours without a little bit of help. The texture of these 6 colours is semi-matte (there are more shades that have more of a sheen) which is also welcome in the natural world. Completely matt textures can be quite drying for the lips, however these lipsticks are nourishing and leave lips hydrated. They go on nice and smooth and the colour comes easily. Apply from the bullet and then sharpen edges with a brush.
Starting from top row left to right –
Rose Petale #7 is a fresh pink. When I initially put it on I thought it was too candy pink but it really grew on me. It is a very wearable pink that will brighten your complexion, perfect for spring.
Rouge Bordeaux #1 is your classic deep wine red with blue, almost purple undertones. I really liked this shade on me which surprised me as I’ve never worn a dark colour before. I think it looks deeper and richer in real life.
Rouge Coquellcot #16 is a bright poppy red. It’s an orange red, I love the colour but it didn’t quite love me. I’m very yellow toned but have a lot of red in my face so the colour didn’t sit quite right. It would look amazing on an olive skin. I felt like it has slightly less pigment than the other two reds. Orange reds can make teeth look more yellow…
Rose Franc #19 is a bright fuschia pink with blue undertones. Perfect for making a statement.
Bois de Rose #11 is a really great everyday pink. It is a great colour for enhancing natural lip colours.
Rouge Theatre #8 is a deeper blue red. I love this one, a good strong bold classic red.
Swatches and description taken from loudartfordgreenbeauty
Ingredients – ricinus communis (castor) seed oil, caprylic/capric triglyceride, cera alba (beeswax), ci 77891 (titanium dioxide), c10-18 triglycerides, copernicia cerifera cera (carnauba wax), hydroxystearic/linolenic/oleic polyglycerides, disteardimonium hectorite, butyrospermum parkii (shea) butter*, hydrogenated castor oil, helianthus annuus (sunflower) seed oil*, ci 19140 (fd&c yellow n°5 al lake), prunus armeniaca (apricot) kernel oil*, prunus amygdalus dulcis (sweet almond) oil*, calendula officinalis flower extract*, centella asiatica flower/leaf/stem extract, ci 15850 (d&c red n°7), ci 45410 (d&c red n°27 al lake), ci 45410 (d&c red n°28 al lake), ci 77491 (iron oxide), ci 77492 (iron oxide), ci 77499 (iron oxide), helianthus annuus (sunflower) seed oil, parfum (fragrance), tocopherol, citronellol, geraniol, linalool
Have you tried these lipsticks? What do you wear on your lips in the summer?