The New Lip of Spring

Things are warming up outside and we are finally seeing blue sky and exchanging our faux fur for a lighter leather jacket.  I couldn’t be happier- even though it is tough for me to hang up the faux fur until next season.  There is something magic that comes when spring starts- a new beginning, a new awakening.  Your mind hits the restart button, you start making changes in your beauty routine, your eating routine, and your weekend routine.  As we start this new season, I want to keep you up to date on what you need to introduce (or re-introduce) back into your beauty regimen.  This fall/winter, I was crazy about the matte lip.  I couldn’t get enough of it.  Literally.  Like any trend I get obsessed with, I didn’t think it was possible to ever wear any other style lip.  The thought of lipgloss or shine made me laugh- there was no way these lips were going to gloss!

Then, as the days started to be longer and the sky started to show blue, I started to find that the products most worn on all of the spring campaigns, magazines, and launches were the long wear glossy lip.  I was first introduced to it by YSL- then noticed Loreal, Maybelline, and other brands had their version.  Trust me- I’m still warming up to the idea- being that I had such a strong love affair with the matte lip, but I’m also enjoying the feeling of change and newness.  What is impressive is now the fomulas for these products are long wearing- so you can get the benefits of a gloss, the color of a lipstick, but the longevity of a stain.  Here are a few favorites-

YSL Rouge Pur Couture


Loreal Infallible 8 HR le Gloss


Hourglass Extreme Sheen High Shine Lip Gloss


Maybelline Super Stay 10 hr Stain Gloss


So retire your matte (for the moment) if you feel like updating your look for Spring….or add it into the mix of your beauty looks- Xx and Happy Spring!!