Kat Von D Everlasting Liquid Lipstick

Continuing on my love of liquid lipsticks…

Kat Von D is an American Tattoo artist who turned her attention to makeup a few years ago, and thank goodness she did.

I first bought a Kat Von D Everlasting Liquid Lipstick when I was in Florida last year, and I bought the shade Armageddon, which is a bright pink, not dissimilar to ABH’s Unicorn.

The shade is bright, stands out, and wears incredibly well. 

Since then, I’ve bought Lolita, Mother and Lovesick (while I was in Barcelona in January this year)!

L-R: Armageddon, Mother, Lovesick, Lolita
from bottom to top: Lolita, Lovesick, Mother and Armageddon

You’ve probably heard everyone rave about Lolita, and can I just say, it is so worth the hype! I ended up buying 2 because I loved the shade so much (at the time, I wasn’t sure when I would be able to buy KvD products again since Spain and America were my only options)!

Lolita is the perfect every day shade, a nudey chestnut colour that suits a wide variety of skin colours. Not only is it great to wear every day, you can pair it with a extravagant eye look too, so it’s the perfect shade to transition from morning to night.

Mother and Lovesick are stunning pinks, both very different as you can see from the swatches. I love wearing them when I have soft makeup on, just to add a little kick! 

The Kat Von D liquid lipsticks don’t have a smell (or none that I can detect!) and they wear well. The applicator is very long and thin, which can make it awkward to apply and easy to mess up. If you do mess up, it’s essential to wipe the mistake away before it dries as it can stain, especially the darker or brighter the colour. 

The shades wear well, though not as long lasting through eating etc as Jeffree Star.

You lucky Americans and Australians can buy these liquid lipsticks from Sephora, or directly from the  Official Kat Von D site (US only).

Fellow Europeans, if you’re in Spain, you’re so lucky, you can buy them from Sephora Spain. I’ve heard a few rumors that KvD will be coming to Sephora France soon, but there isn’t a concrete date yet.

The liquid lipsticks cost around $20 or €19.90, so are in the same price range as ABH or Jeffree Star. 

With such a wide variety of colours that can be worn with practically any look you can imagine, as well as their stay power, it’s definitely a great purchase and a great brand.

Oh! And for the animal conscious makeup lovers out there, Kat Von D is a cruelty free brand, with many vegan products. Not all the products are vegan however, but if you check the official Kat Von D website, the info is all there on which products are/are not vegan.

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Jeffree Star Velour Liquid Lipsticks Review

So I love liquid lipsticks, love, love, love them.
One of the first liquid lipsticks I tried out was Jeffree Star- in particular, Redrum.
Jeffree Star is an affordable makeup brand with absolutely amazing liquid lipsticks, with a wide variety of shades, from reds and nudes, to bright colours you wouldn’t see normally.

I own Redrum- a true red, which suits all skin colours; Masochist- a bright dark pink, great for making your look organized and put together when you’ve only had 5mins to get ready; and I have two of the previously Limited Edition shades, Androgyny and Doll Parts. Androgyny is a perfect nude that isn’t quite a nude, along the lines of Kat Von D’s Lolita. It does look slightly different on everyone depending on the natural colour of your lips, but it really is a stunning shade. Doll Parts is a sweet pink, everyday shade and is great for any look. 

The JS liquid lipsticks have next to no scent, and they apply evenly and smoothly. Like most liquid lipsticks, you can’t reapply the JS shades later in the day on top of the previous lipstick as it can flake and look grim. 

But, the colours stay on amazingly. They’re great at staying on throughout meals, regardless of the shade. Masochist can stain your lips, but it’s worth it for the colour pay off!

JS charges around $18 per liquid lipstick, which is slightly cheaper than Anastasia Beverly Hills, but dearer than Colourpop for example.

For anyone in the US, JS is a available from the official Jeffree Star website, the Morphe website, or Beautylish.

If like me, you’re in the UK, you can order from the above sites (JS and  

Jeffree Star Velvour Lipstick in Redrum, Masochist, Doll Parts and Androgyny

  

From bottom to top: Androgyny, Doll Parts, Masochist, Redrum

 Morphe have extra shipping/handling fees after you’ve paid on the website. Beautylish includes all fees in the price at the checkout, so they’re are no “hidden” or unexpected fees. You can also order from Cocktail Cosmetics, which has great service.

Jeffree Star is an amazing brand and if you love liquid lipsticks, it’s well worth checking out the products- and you will fall in love with them! 

Plus a little bonus: Jeffree Star is entirely cruelty free, none of their products are tested on animals, and they’ve even ensured all their manufacturers are cruelty free too. So you can look hot AND know that no cute animals were hurt to test out your makeup!
Follow me on Instagram for more swatches: @kirstieee_29

YSL Touche Éclat Blur Primer Review

For someone who loves makeup so much, I’ve only recently really got into my primers.

The only two I currently own are MAC’s Fix Plus (which can be used as a primer before makeup, or as a setting spray after makeup is applied) and this YSL Blur Primer, although sometimes I do use my hydrating La Roche Posay mist spray as a primer.

Let me just say, I love this YSL primer, which is worth every penny. Continue reading