MAC Twig Dupes and Swatches

I am at a point where all my makeup sparks joy. But I am in the process of moving to a much smaller space, which means, I have to find a more restrictive destashing criterion. I’m considering the nitpicking method, where I would literally nitpick over negligible details to determine which stuff I’d let go of. Here’s what I’m dealing with–four lipsticks of the same color (a muted neutral brown pink, or is it pink brown?). Do they spark joy? Most definitely, YES. (I guess that’s why I have more than one of them.) I went crazy trying to decide…

Lipstick Colors I Wouldn’t Wear in Public

Day 8 – 20-Day Lipstick Challenge I call these colors, modifiers. They’re not the most flattering shades when worn alone, but I keep them because they expand my lipstick collection. I keep two types of colors as modifiers. A cool-toned purple, like Inglot 422, and the other is a concealer-like shade, like Happy Skin Too Cool. I use Inglot 422 to mauve-ify or berry-fy neutral-toned lipsticks. Sometimes, I use it to create unique shades. Who knew Inglot 422 and a terracotta orange could work. On the other hand, I use Too Cool to mute down bright colors, or slightly lift dark lipsticks. Here’s an…

MAC D for Danger, Inglot 412

My New Favorite Red – Inglot Matte Lipstick in 412

I had no idea what to expect when I first checked out Inglot matte lipsticks. I was pleasantly surprised that the texture and consistency is very similar to MAC Retro Matte lipsticks. It tugs as you swipe it on and it doesn’t have any shine at all.  If you’re a matte lipstick lover, you’d love this. If you hate MAC retro matte lipsticks, this is not for you. I checked out the Bright ‘n Matte Lipstick Collection and my eyes gravitated towards the burgundy-ish plum and the bright purple. I stopped myself because I already have those colors and I…