Stepping Out Of Your Lipstick Comfort Zone + Flomar Cherry Revolt Lipstick Review

Have you ever looked through your lipstick and lipgloss collection and wondered why you always see the same colours over and over again? Well that's my problem. I always seem to be drawn to reds, nudes, corals and pink shades. I admire women who rock bold colours like purples, dark red and black even. However I always thought these colours didn't do much for my skintone. I always wear colours that I feel make me look brighter rather than dull. 

So on a recent trip to Amsterdam, I ventured into a makeup shop (I love checking out new international makeup brands that I have never heard of) called Flomar - an Italian beauty brand. I went on a swatching escapade and stumbled across this shade "Cherry Revolt". I would describe the shade as a mix of plum and magenta. Bare in mind though that when you take pictures of products, the camera always add it's own hue (as you will see below). The lipstick is extremely pigmented and has a rich creamy texture once applied but leaves a nice matte finish. It is also non drying which is great. I usually apply a bit of lip balm prior to adding any lipstick anyway, just to reduce drying.

This first picture was taken with flash and other lighting.



Both pictures below where taken in natural light with nio flash.


As I mentioned earlier, this isn't the usual colour I would ever wear, but I thought it might be good to try something new. When I did it wear it, my friends were full of compliments, so I guess it didn't look as bad as I initially thought it would. I mean I don't think I will be running out to buy the latest black or brown lipstick, but I am gradually easing myself into pastures new.

This lipstick retails at just under 7EUR which isn't a bad price at all. For all of us here in the UK, this brand isn't stocked here but it is definitely worth trying out if you get the opportunity. I also picked up a couple of nail polishes  from this brand which I will be sharing on here soon.

So what are your "go-to" colours?

Thanks for reading!

Victoria x


2 comments:

  1. Looks fab on you. I've not heard of this brand before.

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