(I hear it is the first day of spring..? As I'm writing this, it is snowing again in the city!)
You've seen this Paul & Joe Sheer Lipstick Pink Balloon in my recent haul post. This is like a replacement for my long lost Cupids Kiss (which was quite a similar shade in the same sheer formula). I also got the same plastick lipstick case for practical reasons since this one was also meant to be carried in my makeup bag to perform as "an all occasion pink lipstick". (I am always tempted to get one of those beautifully illustrarated paper cases, though.)
Paul & Joe Sheer Lipstick #108 Pink Balloon
But is the Pink Balloon fairest of all? Probably.
Pink Balloon is a bright pink for sure, but it is quite tame and wearable having some plum undertones.
The formula feels more comfortable on lips than I remembered about the Cupids Kiss, which means it doesn't end up peeling my lips, which makes reapplications much easier.
The initial glossy finish quickly disappears leaving an attractive stain behind. I think I actually like the stained look better.
An overall look with Paul & Joe Pink Balloon
(Hey, I am not wearing black!)
*Other makeup items used for this look*
L'Oreal Infallible Pro-matte 24 hour foundation Classic Ivory (101)
L'Oreal Infallible Eyeshadow Black Star
NARS Powder Blush Unlawful
This season, I am consciously buying more coral and orange-y lip colors hoping to venture into a new color realm, but I cannot completely ditch the cool pink ones. What can I say? They are just easy and comforting, like the old friends.
Hope everyone has a beautiful weekend.