[Sephora Haul] – Lorac “First Kiss” Co-Stars Lip Stain and YSL “Rose Libertin” #26 Rouge Pur Couture Lipstick
Here is a look at my most recent online purchase from Sephora. Two brand new lip products!
1 – LORAC “First Kiss” Co-Stars Lip Stain:
I have always wanted to try Lorac’s “Co-Stars” 8 hour long-wearing lip stains and picked up the shade, “First Kiss” which is a gorgeous light pearly baby pink with a slight peachy/coral undertone. OMG it’s beautiful. This is totally the type of color I like to wear on an everyday basis as it is understated, but still pops. Also would look great with a smokey eye. The color might as well be called, “Meli” at this point! ;)
The concept of this lip product reminds me of MAC’s Prolong Wear, also a double-ended all day lip stain. (Where you apply the color, let it dry on the lip and then apply a gloss coat over it). Since I already own almost all of the MAC prolong wears at this point, it’s time for me to venture out and find other companies who make the same thing.
It’s a shame that Lorac doesn’t make that many shades of these! The “French Kiss” is also pretty.
2- YSL “Rose Libertin” #26 Rouge Pur Couture Lipstick:
Okay I have been lusting for this lipstick for quite awhile now. I have probably walked into Sephora and tried it on at the store at least three times and admire it every time I put the lipstick on. It’s a bright pink with blue undertone. I probably own at least ten other shades like this one, but there is never anything exactly alike, now is there?
Recently, I got an e-mail from YSL on Cyber Monday that everything was 20% off. I was excited to FINALLY order the lipstick through YSL directly only to find that this specific shade was out of stock (can we say, BUMMER!). Out of all the lipsticks on their website, of course this happens! (At this point, this makes me want it even more!) Which is why I finally just ordered it on Sephora!
I LOVE the color although it’s not always the most wearable thing in the world although I somehow make it work. It actually looks best by itself minus lip liner and lipgloss. The only drawback is the texture of this specific lipstick doesn’t seem to go on as smoothly. Not quite sure why, just an observation. (Hey, if I’m going to spend $30 on a lipstick, it better be up to my beauty par. Just saying!) Regardless, I like it and happy to finally own it!
Along with my package came a “Mystery Bag” of deluxe samples as you can see below:
The reason I prefer to order my products from Sephora (rather than purchasing them directly from the store) is that usually there is free shipping and they allow you to pick up to three samples with your order. They also ALWAYS have some other specials going on just for placing an order.
They advertised a “Mystery Bag” of deluxe samples with any $25 purchase. This included samples from: Clinique, Murad, Ole Henriksen, Shiseido, and L’Occitane. I was MOST excited about the Ole Henriksen “Red Tea See the Difference Serum” and the L’Occitane Shea Butter Hand Cream. I am still looking for a good serum so these samples are always GREAT (I use them) and I LOVE L’Occitane products. The hand cream will be great to use before I go to bed!
[Anyone familiar with these products? If not, what would you most be interested in trying?]