Topshop Lips Rio Rio*

Thursday, 16 January 2014


Ugh, I really haven't got the hang of this working full time + being a blogger business. I didn't quite realise how much time I spent on  my blog until I have no time left! Anyway, another makeup review today, and this time it's on one of the lipsticks by topshop.....Lips in Rio Rio*

I won this in a blog giveaway a while ago, over at ellaboobeauty and have loved wearing it ever since. This is my first topshop lipstick and I didn't have high hopes. I've bought my fair share of lipsticks over the past years week so have sussed out exactly what I want in a lippy... and I won't settle for anything less! This lipstick has not only made it into my collection but has seriously impressed me! I was always a bit sceptical about the topshop makeup range as...well... how good can a makeup range from a clothing brand be? Apparently the answer is better than you'd think!

The colour is a lovely orange-based red and has a perfectly matte finish without being drying on the lips.  It's a bold colour with great staying power. This formula is pretty stubborn and doesn't budge for hours meaning that it's really low-maintenance for a red lip. 

After I've discovered a new found love for the topshop lipsticks, (and in fact the whole makeup range!) I can't wait to try some more shades...any recommendations?

7 comments :

  1. This is such a gorgeous shade :) I wish I was brave enough to wear brighter shades like this! x

    Jordan-Alice

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  2. I've always been a little bit unsure about Topshop make-up but now I really want to give one of their lipsticks a go. This shade is soooo lovely x
    thegirlsnextdooruk.blogspot.co.uk

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  4. beautiful shade, i love colours like this for spring/summer perfect with a bronzy eye and dewy skin :)

    www.beckysbeautique.co.uk

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  5. This colour is beautiful! I'm really into the tomato based shades at the moment!
    Also struggling to balance full time work and a blog!
    x
    http://laurastanley-bratley.blogspot.co.uk/

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  6. I LOVE this lipstick, Topshop do some amazing shades!
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    x

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