Wednesday, 4 June 2014

Beauty: Revlon - Kiss Me Coral

I know I'm a few months late on the coral lipstick trend but here's my take on the phenomenon... This trend was something I was a little nervous about at first & that's probably why it took me so long to jump on the bandwagon. I'm all for a bold lip however I waiver more towards the deeper plums & auburn shades, that's my comfort zone - the complete opposite of this punchy orange/red colour.
I wanted to try something new & had originally looked at MAC's 'Lady Danger' but I was wary about paying the £15.00 price tag if I didn't like/suit the shade. So after months of searching for the perfect shade, i finally found it in Revlons' 'Kiss Me Coral'

I paid £7.99 for this little tube of loveliness which I thought was pretty reasonable as far as lipstick goes. Obviously you can spend small fortunes on the stuff, and as much as I didn't want to do that, I didn't want to scrimp either. For me £7.99 is pretty middle of the road price wise & was exactly what I was looking to pay.
It's packaged in a sleek little black tube and is a pretty simplistic yet polished look, this is heightened with a shiny gold interior.
I wouldn't say it was the most pigmented lipstick I own however for me this is just perfect, with it being quite a bright colour I'm able to build it up to achieve the right look. For example today I have worn this lipstick for work so I didn't want it at 100% but as you can see from the last image it's still pretty bold & punchy. I received quite a few compliments today about this colour too which makes my day at work a little bit better!
It's a very moisturising lipstick & instantly makes my lips feel super fresh, it lasts for ages too which is normally a big problem for me. Through the day I only had to reapply once and it wasn't even because it was bad, the colour just needed a freshen up. I'd probably go as far as say this could be the longest lasting lipstick I own - Pretty good going!
And lastly!... Isn't the colour just amazing! Not to sound weird but I think it matches my eyes quite well. I really don't know why I was so scared of this trend! I'm even considering trying something a bit more orange!

Have any of you guys been scared of a trend then ended up totally loving it?

Thanks for taking a look. Lots of love.

Lipstick - Boots



  1. Kiss Me Coral is one of my all time favourite lipsticks :) I can never justify buying Mac lipsticks either, especially not when there are so many great shades in Boots and Superdrug for a fraction of the price. The colour does look lovely with your eyes :)

    Claire x |

    1. I do like mac lipsticks but it seems daft sometimes when there's similar colours in other ranges. I'm really impressed with this range. Aw thank you!! X

  2. Such a lovely color. It looks hydrating rather than sticky or dry. :] // ☼

    1. Thank you. It definitely is. Will defs go back to Revlon! X

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    1. Thank youu :-) So glad i plucked up the courage to try this colour! X

  4. I love your photography, so eye-catching! I wore this very same lipstick to my 6th form prom and love it too! It looks gorgeous on you, you should deffo try going even more orange! xo

    1. Aw thank you! That's lovely to say. I will do! It's a fab colour isn't it - I feel a lot braver now definitely! X


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