I saw this lipstick collection post over at Passing Fancy and decided to give it a go! I thought I had a lot more, but I’m actually relieved to see that I don’t! Twelve isn’t terrible… for an addict.
I arranged the swatches below in order of favorite to least favorite, but to be honest, I don’t dislike a single color I own. Whenever I don’t like a color I always try to give it to someone so it won’t go to waste.
How many lipsticks do you have?
When you were a child, did you use your mother’s lipsticks?
I think so, but she doesn’t much anymore.
How old were you when you bought your first lipstick and what was it?
I couldn’t say for sure. Maybe 11 or 12? As a kid I always bought those cheapo makeup kits from JCPenney. The first individual lipstick I remember buying was when I was 16 for a homecoming dance. It was Maybelline Moisture Extreme (now discontinued) in “Nude Blush.”
What is your newest lipstick?
Revlon Lip Butter in “Pink Truffle.”
The most expensive lipstick I have ever bought?
MAC is the most expensive brand of lipstick I own at $14.50 a pop.
And the cheapest one?
I used to buy the Maybelline Moisture Extreme lipsticks at the Dollar Tree before they were discontinued.
What’s the most bizzare thing you have ever done with a lipstick?
I did a makeover of two different guy friends for the “Look Good, Feel Better” pageant at Relay for Life.
If you had to recommend a lipstick, which brand and why?
My favorite is MAC. There are so many different finishes (satin, matte, creme) that there is bound to be one that works for you. Plus, they don’t taste like plastic.
Pink or red lipstick?
Pink. I love wearing red when I get the chance, but it’s just not something I’m comfortable wearing on a daily basis.
MAC Viva Glam V
Favorite unusual shade?
MAC Sunsational is a peachy-gold glaze from the Style Warriors collection, and I think it’s something a little different from the norm.
Favorite dark shade?
I really love MAC Sequin and Aveda Sun. Sequin is a plum-pink with a little shimmer — It was my very first MAC lipstick. Sun is a deep peachy-bronze and it tastes like mint.
Your biggest lipstick lemming?
I want to try another Revlon Lip Butter. The one I have is nice, but just so-so. Not worth all the hype I’m hearing. Other than that, I’m on the hunt for a good nude color.