Types of Lip Products


Here is a list of six different lip products.

  1. Lip stains are long lasting and designed to tint or dye your lips a certain shade of your choice. They are often matte so if you want a little sheen to the look, apply lip balm first before applying the lip stain. There are lip stain products that work as a cheek stain as well. Some popular brands for lip stain: Sephora, Anastasia Beverley Hills, Kat Von D, Becca Beach.
  2. Tinted lip balms are moisturizing and hydrate your lips. They only show a hint of color and are great alone or combined with a lip stick. Some popular brands for tinted lip balms: Benefit Cosmetics, Laura Mercier, Stila, Tarte.
  3. There are a few subcategories for lipsticks including moisturizing, sheer, matte, cream and so on. Let’s start with moisturizing lipsticks, they may have ingredients such as vitamin E, glycerin and aloe. They are perfect if you have dry lips. Sheer lipsticks have oil components that make your lips glossy and the color does not show as well as matte lipsticks. Matte lipsticks are my personal favorite because they are pigmented. They are not shiny and the shade shows well on your lips. Cream lipsticks contain more wax for a smooth effect and to protect your lips. Some popular brands for lipsticks: Mac, YSL, Lancome, Makeup Forever.
  4. Lip balms help moisturize and nourish lips from drying effects of different seasons. Some lip balms have SPF to protect your lips from the sun. They come in different shapes, sizes and flavors. Some popular brands for lip balms: EOS, Maybelline Baby Lips, Burt’s Bees, Nivea.
  5. Lip gloss adds shine to your lips and sometimes an additional feature such as color, glitter, or flavor. The color lip glosses are not as opaque as lipsticks or lip stains could offer. Some popular brands for lip gloss: Lancome, Revlon Color Stay, NYX.
  6. Lip liner pencils are for outlining your lips or for coloring on your lips for a matte finish look. They are either long and skinny or short and stubby. There are lip pencils that needs to be sharpened from time to time or the ones that you twist once the exposed part of the product becomes dull or breaks off. Some popular brands for lip liners: Mac, Nars, NYX.

2015 S/S Nail Polish Color Trend


The long awaited spring season is almost here! We have gathered our top picks from B.lush’s 2015 S/S collection to go with matching nail polish colors. Take a look at the list below (in order from left to right):

  1. 150290 KL – Lime with O.P.I Nail Lacquer in NLH66 (Hawaii Collection)
  2. 150292 KL – Orange with Essie in meet me at sunset
  3. 150293 KL – Turquoise with Deborah Lippman in bombdiggity blue
  4. 150287 KL – Lemon with Maybelline Color Show in Fierce N Tangy 230
  5. 150288 KL – Pink with Sally Hansen Insta-Dri in Sonic Bloom 11

Types of Eyeliner


There are different types of eyeliner and we have listed a few down below:
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1. Liquid Eyeliner: The lid has a felt-tip that is great for drawing a bold line or a defined feline flick. Many are affordable liquid eyeliners at drugstores and it is good for beginners.

2. Liquid Eyeliner Pen: This also has a felt marker tip and it is very easy to draw different type of eyeliner styles from thin to dramatic strokes. The waterproof eyeliner pen usually lasts longer and smudge-proof.

3. Pencil Eyeliner: They apply on smoothly and amazing to blend with especially underneath the eyes for a smoky look.

4. Gel Eyeliner: It glides on easy and sets quickly to wear all day. There are many different eyeliner brushes that can be used to get the precision of a liquid liner.
a) Skinny eyeliner brush is excellent for thinly lining the eyes for a natural look.
b) Fine flick eyeliner brush is perfect for a flirty flick style.
c) Fine eyeliner brush is good for a flawless clean natural line.
d) Push eyeliner brush is used for tight and smooth lining.
e) Angled eyeliner brush is ultimate in creating precision especially for cat eyes.