Thursday, January 13, 2011

Orange You Glad Its Mac Cosmetics!!

While I've been seeing orange lips everywhere these days I didn't think it was for me until I was inspired by The Glitter Geek who was rave tweeting about Mac Pro's Neon Orange lipstick. It motivated me to finally give in to my curiosity and so while putting in my online Mac order online I might have snuck in a Neon Orange lipstick (PRO shade).

I was so excited when it came in that I swatched it right away, now keep in mind I'm the girl that LOVES the idea and look of lipstick but that rarely wears it. Neon Orange is indeed neon orange but with a slight hot pink added into the mix which makes it super hot! Although I feel its way too bright for even an occasional lipstick (for me) I would most def whip this baby out for those random nights out where a sexy look is required ;)

Once I tried an orange shade on my lips I was hooked and in search of the perfect shade that wasn't too over powering and that's when I came across a stunning orangy gold also by Mac called CB 96 (created for designer Christian Blanken in 1996.Thanks Lucky for the correction). Now this is an orange I DO feel comfortable wearing for a fun dinner or a flirty night out. The gold undertones will work year round and look even hotter in summer ;)
Orange lips are definitely a hot trend and when you find a shade that works for you it can compliment any skin tone!
Do you own any orange lipsticks? Whats your fav??

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7 comments:

Chibu74 on January 13, 2011 at 12:06 PM said...

Oh my, you can pull off orange l/s so well. I can never dare to wear one. I feel its only for light skin tones. Won't look good on me (NC44).

Farah on January 13, 2011 at 12:08 PM said...

Of course it will you just need to find the right shade! I say go out and visit a mac counter and try try try Im certain there will be one that suits your skin tone ;)

April on January 13, 2011 at 12:19 PM said...

CB 96 is really pretty ... not loving the neon though. I have Mac's Sandy B and I love it ... it is a peachy color and the closest that I would get to a shade of orange. Ha ha!

Tracy@mybestbeautybuys on January 13, 2011 at 1:03 PM said...

CB 96 = yes, Neon Orange = self conscious :) You wear both well I have to say, you have nothing to worry about with pulling off the orange.

socialitedreams on January 13, 2011 at 1:21 PM said...

the neon orange looks amazing on you, loads better than the other one. it's gorgeous!

Farah on January 13, 2011 at 6:18 PM said...

Thanks ladies :)

Saimese on January 14, 2011 at 2:01 AM said...

CB 96 looks great on you. The closest that I've come to anything orange that's lip related is Victoria's Secret Beauty Rush lipgloss in Peach Buzz, which would look like a joke in front of these orange lipsticks. Not sure if I have the courage to pull off orange lips.. yet!

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