Lipsticks have a special place in my heart and in my makeup collection. Though I’m not one to wear a bold lip every day, I love displaying my favourites lipsticks on my dressing table, picking a shade that matches my dress before a special night out, and I’ve also been known to wear particularly striking lip colours when I’m doing nothing more than watching Netflix or sitting at my desk working all day.
I got my second Teeez Cosmetics box in the mail a few weeks ago, and in the spirit of Valentine’s Day, I received two bold pink shades to try out.
I feel like my bright pink lipstick days are behind me for the most part, but there’s something about a classic bubblegum shade of pink that draws my attention over any other colour in a lipstick display. I wouldn’t necessarily wear a bright pink lipstick, but I’m not opposed to owning one or two. Or you know, twenty.
Eve’s Ready To Wear Lipstick
The Teeez Cosmetics Eve’s Ready to Wear lipstick range is formulated with wild mango extract to nourish and moisturize. It helps soothe cracked lips and repair the damage. The lipstick is creamy and glides on the lips easily. I tried the shade Awesome Orchid* ($23), a vivid pink with an intense (almost metallic) shine. There’s a lot of transfer with this shade, but it’s fairly long-lasting and extremely comfortable to wear. It comes in a gorgeous rose gold bullet with a fun collage-style cap. I have to say this shade was not at all for me – too shiny, too pink, just…too much.
Material Girl Lipstick
The Teeez Cosmetics Material Girl lipstick in Deceiving Desire* ($29) is incredibly creamy and ultra pigmented. It goes on smoothly and gives dimension to the lips without the metallic shine of the Ready to Wear range. This one comes in a white, rose gold and collage-printed packaging, which is very cute but has a slightly more grown-up vibe to it than the other range.
Deceiving Desire is a bright fuchsia shade, the kind of colour I don’t really have an occasion to wear much. I love how comfortable and pigmented the Material Girl lipsticks are, so I think I might have to pick up a dark red (Tainted Love, I have my eye on you!) instead. I don’t need more lipsticks, but I am seriously impressed by the Material Girl formula. It’s a step up from my usual drugstore faves.
These lipsticks are more expensive than drugstore options, but they’re so beautifully creamy and comfortable that they are worth the investment if you can afford them, especially Material Girl. I absolutely love the formula of the Eve’s Ready to Wear and Material Girl lipstick ranges, but I can’t see myself wearing the shades I currently have. Shopping trip, anyone?
Teeez Cosmetics is sold at Hudson’s Bay.
*PR samples featured