3 Lipglosses To Add To Your Drawer...

I'm not the biggest advocate of lipgloss, mostly because I always find them sticky, but as you can probably recall from many of my past posts, the Clarins Instant Light Natural Lip Perfectors are my absolute addiction. That being said, the past few months I've been venturing into the world of gloss more and have found 3 formulations that are actually pretty great! Wanna see my picks?

1. Maybelline Color Elixirs
These made quite the impact when people started talking about them, and I of course, fell into the hype but I think these are a good gloss! Essie Button loves them so you know you have to try it, right? I went a little crazy when there was a sale so I have a total of four (Rose Redefined, Petal Plush, Mandarin Rapture and Breathtaking Apricot). These aren't my favourite gloss to put on just on their own (I find that they sit kinda weird on my lips) but I do love them for layering! I think the colour comes out more true when I pat a small layer of nude lipstick on and then apply the gloss. Overall, they beat out a lot of the other glosses out there on the market. What are your thoughts on these?

2. L'Oreal Extraordinaire by Colour Riche
I absolutely love this gloss. I feel like I should've definitely bought more of these than the Maybelline Elixirs. The new technology that incorporates micro-oils into the formula makes for a super smooth gloss that glides on with ease and is completely non sticky! The colour I have is in Rose Symphony and I think it's the perfect shade for a more subtle take on a bright pink lip for Spring/Summer. It has nice opacity and amazing shine but without that gloopy feel. These are definitely winners! 

3. NYX Butter Glosses
Last, but actually my favourite, are these glosses by NYX that I finally managed to get my hands on! (Backstory: After a questionable job interview experience, buying these lip glosses just seemed right..). I have to say in terms of texture and feel, these are the most similar to my beloved Clarins glosses. In my stash I added the shades Maple Blondie and Apple Strudel, which are very "me" hues! They're creamy and absolutely gorgeous, they aren't sticky and the shades are really beautiful. These are completely worth giving a try and they have my seal of approval. Do you own any shades you think I'd like?

So, what's your take on lip glosses? Love 'em, hate 'em? If you have any formulations you just love, please share them in the comments. I'm always looking to go out and swatch everything I can find ;)

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  1. I absolutely love me a good gloss , I also have the NYX butter gloss and it is so pretty and perfect, darling I love your blog its so pretty I am officially following you GFC #13.
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  2. I am obsessed with the NYX butter glosses!! Every time I'm in Target I find myself buying a new one :)

    1. It was love at first swipe, so glad I finally caved haha! Your Target has these?! I wish mine did :(

  3. I used to be a complete gloss collector - it started when I was 7 when my Mum let me buy a gorgeous deep red gloss from Zara (which I still own!). I've gone a bit more to the lipstick side now however I want to again start my collection! That NYX butter gloss looks great, I keep hearing about it - must be a sign xxx



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