Orange Lipstick, Makeup blog

Look of the day showcasing one of Milanis Color Statement lipsticks in Sweet Nectar, a rich orange. I think this color is beautiful but I probably should have put it on first before I did my eyes since it was the one product I knew for sure I wanted to use that day because while I think the colors coordinate I feel there is just a bit of a style clash with the eyes. C'est la Vie. My lips also happened to be a bit dehydrated, they were texturally smooth but were winkled and a bit pinched which doesn't do the color any favors I tried adding a gloss to smooth them over in appearance but....it gave me clown mouth. Needless to say I won't be posting those pics.

I definitely want to try this lip out again where it really is the main focus because I'm not sold that orange is as flattering as I hoped it would be on my skintone. I see a lot of other dark women wear it and I think it looks gorgeous but I feel it just looks a bit off on me and currently I would not feel comfortable wearing it around.

I really liked how my eyes turned out I think with a nude lip this could be a favorite eye look for myself. The eye shadow colors really made my eyes stand out and 'glow' in my opinion.

Dermablend Smooth Indulgence Caramel Beige
L'oreal True Match W7
NYX Cream Blush Glow
Milani Baked Blush Coralina
theBalm Mary-Lou Manizer 
theBalm Bahama Mama Bronzer
NYX Concealer in a Jar Yellow

Sugarpill Cosmetics Afterparty, Flamepoint
theBalm Mary-Lou Manizer

Milani Color Statement Sweet Nectar