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An everyday bright lipstick

Fuschia flash

We all need one – a bright, almost garish, lipstick that we can bust out when we want to turn a few heads, or to make ourselves look less knackered in my case! When I want to feel classic and a little bit retro I lean towards a deep red lipstick but when I’m feeling a bit like I haven’t slept in ten years then IĀ  go for something a bit mad, as my mother would say.

The mad in this case, is Fuschia Flash by Maybelline. I have been informed that it is an exact dupe of Candy Yum Yum by MAC for those of you that might be interested! It’s a deliciously smooth, super pigmented shade that applies as bright as it looks in the tube. It doesn’t dry out the lips but it’s a little bit weak in terms of wear, unless you really work it in as a stain when you first apply it. It’s not too hard on the wallet at Dhs52 and the texture of it is so pleasing that I’m planning to have a closer look at Maybelline lippies.

What’s your favourite uber bright lipstick? Share and care! šŸ™‚

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5 Comments

  • Reply Emily Schaber

    I also love Fuschia Flash and Vibrant Mandarin from the same range. MAC Virgin Isle cream color base us also brilliant. And Nars Schiap. Rimmel Kate 90 and 110!

    August 25, 2013 at 10:30 pm
  • Reply Belle

    This shade is stunning and works so well with your skin tone and hair colour. Being blonde though there is no way I can pull this off, but I totally agree we all need a garish lipstick shade in our makeup bags. Makeup would be very boring otherwise!

    Belle x
    Mascara & Maltesers

    August 26, 2013 at 12:42 am
  • Reply Makeup Monster

    Beautiful shade on you!

    August 26, 2013 at 1:53 pm
  • Reply Amy

    This looks gorgeous on you šŸ™‚ I’m 99.9% certain I would not be able to get away with this colour, however on you it is amazing.

    Amy x
    A Little Boat Sailing

    August 28, 2013 at 12:33 am
  • Reply Simone

    Thanks ladies, I’m wearing it to death at the moment! šŸ™‚

    September 22, 2013 at 2:52 pm
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