Tuesday, December 4, 2012

IMATS Spotlight: NYX Slim Lip Pencil

Happy Tuesday!

While I was organizing my makeup drawer earlier today, it suddenly dawned on me that IMATS Los Angeles 2013 is just around the corner... and I still have items from the last one to review for you guys, haha! Let's get started on that now, shall we? ;)

My absolute favorite part of my daily makeup routine is putting on lipstick/ lip gloss.
I always get excited planning which lip color I will wear for the day -- I love love love it! ;)

When wearing lipstick, I cannot emphasize enough how important it is to use a lip liner... that's why I will definitely stock up on them again when I go to IMATS in January. ;)

To give a flirty pink color more staying power, fill in lips with a matching liner before applying lipstick.

That gorgeous Chanel lip liner costs $29, and while I would love to own one, it's just too expensive for me.
My go-to lip liner? NYX Slim Lip Pencil! :)

Slim, trim but never prim, our lip pencils come in 60 dashing shades—from auburn to orange and traffic-stopping red.
The buttery, long-wearing lip liner formula goes on easily and resists bleeding.
Available in 60 shades.

I bought three of them:
Hot Red (817), Bloom (836), and Pumpkin (852).

Lip liner really helps keep lip color last longer.
It also helps make the color and your lips look fuller.

These lip liners from NYX are creamy and they go on very easily.

The pigmentation is fantastic and the color doesn't bleed.
It also stays on for hours -- from afar you can't even tell that I need to retouch my actual lipstick, haha! ;)

Hot Red:
It matches my Revlon True Red lipstick perfectly -- I have to get more of this, a girl can never have enough red lip liners, haha!

I bought this shade to wear with my CoverGirl Blast Flipstick... it's a bit darker, but it still works.
I'm still hoping to find a lipstick that will match it perfectly, though. In the mean time, I'm thinking I can use this to rock the ombré lip trend.

I got this one because I bought a NYX lipstick in almost the same orange shade (it's called Sunflower)... it's a perfect match!

Price: $3.50
Excellent quality at an even more excellent price! :)

There are 60 shades to choose from -- how amazing is that?!
Here are some of the colors I want to get next time:

Cabaret, Pinky, Deep Red

To check out the other shades available, please click here.

What do you guys think? Have you tried NYX's Slim Lip Pencils before?
Do you have a favorite brand of lip liner?

I hope you are all having a great week! :D


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  1. pumpkin is such a great color,
    i don't know if it will
    look good on me though.



  2. Great post !

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  3. THe pumpkin colour looks really nice!

  4. wow super great!

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  5. Ah, so jealous! I seriously need to get myself to IMATS one of these years!

  6. NYX is just so awesome!!! You got really pretty colors. I like bloom the best. :D


    1. i totally agree with you, nyx is awesome! :)

  7. Lovely post!


  8. I love their jumbo lip liners so I'm pretty sure I will love this too! :]

    1. i also want to try their jumbo lip liners! :)

  9. you know it's funny i've never ever ever used lip liner before!! i love lipstick and lipgloss but i've never used lip liner after your post i feel compelled to run out and get some NYX lip liner hahahahah!!

  10. I bet Deep Red would be so beautiful!

    1. i totally agree, that's gonna look so gorgeous! :D

  11. i really need to start wearing lip stick or any color on my lips!

  12. Gorgeous!! I need to get a few lip liners!

    Jayme @ Her Late Night Cravings

    1. i think you'll definitely love these! :)

  13. These sound great I might have to snag 'em!
    Great review Mimi, Thx for sharing!