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Quick Review: M&S Autograph Lipstick in Mulberry


The lovely girls people over at M&S have been working their magic again and have come up with a few ideas for this Autumns hottest colour: Purple. And with purple being my favourite colour to wear make-up wise I jumped at the chance to sample their wears. The following 2 posts are my view on the subject.

DESIGN: Simple, sleek packaging in standard black. The bullet is shaped to provide maximum contact with your lips. Nothing strange or startling from packaging but who wants strange or startling from  lipstick? The little coloured stripe you see on the left is actually a sticker which carries on to the lid so when shopping you'll be instantly able to tell if you're lifting an unused product! (NB: How annoying is it when other shoppers don't use the testers provided? So Annoying!)

USE: This is an Ultimate Shine lipstick so as you would expect its quite glossy, but not overly opaque. It takes quite a bit of build up to achieve the colour I have above but once its on it feels great! Is it just me that finds it hard to stop rubbing your lips together when they feel yummy & smooth? It took a lot not to do that with this but in the science of testing I resisted. As with most high shine lipsticks its not the most long lasting and wouldn't survive a decent feed (tried and tested theory right here lol) but that really doesn't detract from wanting to wear it.

apologies for bareface lol
VERDICT: I was a bit surprised that this was sent under the guise of "Purple is the hot colour this season" because it's quite obviously not purple in any way. Its a voluptuous Red on application and makes no apologies for this. I uploaded a quick Instagram when trying it out as I felt "proper sexy" sitting in my jammies after work trying make up on (we are Generation Over-share after all aren't we?) and got an extremely positive reaction with exclamations of "ooh what is this?!" Always a good sign in my book.
I definitely feel the need to check out other colours in the Autograph range & at £8.50 I only feel a little bit guilty doing so.



*This Sample was sent for review but all thoughts are my own*

Comments

  1. lovely colour despite it not being purple.lol. You've gorgeous shaped lips x

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    1. Aw Thankyou lol glad I'm not going crazy in thinking its red. Still beaut though.

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