A Journey Through Purge-atory, Part 3: Lipsticks and Nail Polishes

"A Journey Through Purge-atory" is my ongoing, if not exactly regular, destashing series; here are my first and second posts. Today, let's get rid of some lipstick and polish! Lipsticks, left to right: YSL Glossy Stain in Rouge Gouache, Revlon Super Lustrous Lipstick in Mauvy Night, Revlon Colorstay Ultimate Suede Lipstick in Supermodel, Maybelline Colorsensational … Continue reading A Journey Through Purge-atory, Part 3: Lipsticks and Nail Polishes

Lipstick Chronology #19: YSL Glossy Stain in #11 Rouge Gouache

Name: YSL Rouge Pur Couture Vernis à Lèvres Glossy Stain #11 (Rouge Gouache) (TL;DR) Date Purchased: November 2012 Grade: A Notes: This, my friends, is the business. This is my favorite red of all time. It's not the most wearable or versatile or low-maintenance red, but I still feel that thrill of shiny newness every … Continue reading Lipstick Chronology #19: YSL Glossy Stain in #11 Rouge Gouache

Lipstick Chronology #4: A Tale of Two Undertones, Part 1 (Revlon Colorburst Fuchsia)

Name: Revlon Colorburst Lipstick in Fuchsia Date of Purchase: May 2011 Grade: A Notes: Just over a year ago, I went into town for some post-Thanksgiving shopping. I was wearing one of my first high-end beauty purchases: YSL Glossy Stain in Rouge Gouache, a bright pink-based red. A middle-aged saleswoman with a Jersey accent complimented … Continue reading Lipstick Chronology #4: A Tale of Two Undertones, Part 1 (Revlon Colorburst Fuchsia)