Marsala Week: The Lipsticks

As we all know, Pantone proclaimed that Marsala was the color of the year 2015 few weeks back. I don't know about you guys but for me, I found this color very stunning. The deep-reddish brown color looks great on a variety of skin color and translates well into a wide range of wearable makeup products for the eyes, cheeks, lips and nails. Anyway, to get you guys started off on the right page of the Pantone book this new year I've decided to dedicate this whole first week of January to some of the best Marsala colored makeup. From lipsticks to lip liners, blush and even nail polish — I've got you covered.

"The impactful, full-bodied qualities of Marsala make for an elegant, grounded statement color when used on its own or as a strong accent to many other colors.Much like the fortified wine that gives Marsala its name, this tasteful hue embodies the satisfying richness of a fulfilling meal while its grounding red-brown roots emanate a sophisticated, natural earthiness.

This hearty, yet stylish tone is universally appealing and translates easily to fashion, beauty, industrial design, home furnishings and interiors." — Pantone

BareMinerals Marvelous Moxie Lipstick in Finish First ($18.00) - Make an impact with rich color that glides on like butter to make lips look fuller and more voluptuous. An infusion of minerals revitalizes lips for a healthy-looking pout, while a moisture-loaded hydrating complex helps to nourish and condition with abyssinian oil and omega fatty acids for supple, baby-soft smoothness. All the while, an encapsulated vitamin A, C, and E complex helps to deliver antioxidant defense, so you’re ready for anything and everything.

Obsessive Compulsive Cosmetics Dune Generation in Nomad ($18.00) - Inspired by stained glass and lighting gels, Obsessive Compulsive Cosmetic’s innovative Dune Generation Stained Glosses deliver a more translucent lip look while still letting you reap the benefits of highly-pigmented color. Layer them with a glint of your favorite Lip Tar Matte and Metallic shades for added shine and color-transformative lip looks.

Kat Von D Studded Kiss Lipstick in Cathedral ($21.00) - Drench your lips with bold color and unstoppable femininity. Designed to look as rock ‘n roll as its wearer, this revolutionary, hybrid lipstick is formulated with Color Cushion Technology that combines 10-hour wear, one-swipe payoff, and velvet touch comfort. This color-true lipstick leaves lips supple, and its wide color spectrum offers stunning shades, including red for every skintone, statement-making colors, and classic, everyday neutrals.

Hourglass Femme Rouge Velvet Crème Lipstick in Vintage ($30.00) - A lustrous, cream formula lipstick that hydrates and softens lips.The richly pigmented formula of Femme Rouge adds fullness and luster, immediately shaping and softening lips for a plush, cushiony effect. Femme Rouge is refillable with lipstick refill cartridges that are sold separately. Firmly pull existing cartridge from base and replace with new. The sound of the snap indicates cartridge is secure.

Guerlain KissKiss Shaping Cream Lip Colour in Beige Booster ($37.00) - A lipstick for every style that leaves lips with a satin finish while allowing them to regain their fullness and softness. This lipstick leaves lips with covetable color and ultra-comfortable texture. It is enriched with hydrating mango butter and hyaluronic acid spheres, which plump lips, while its balanced hue and radiance offers a satiny, vibrant finish that’s budge-proof.

Sephora Collection Color Lip Last in Cocoa Passion ($13.00) - A radiant lipstick that lasts up to 10 hours with an incredibly comfortable feel. This exclusive, multitasking formula locks in color and provides comfortable wear for a beautiful pout that lasts. The high-coverage pigments distribute intense color and are mixed with a setting agent that acts as a base for the lips. The ultra-thin texture feels light and the waterproof formula makes it refreshingly smudge-proof.

Laura Mercier Crème Smooth Lip Colour in Dulce De Leche ($27.00) - This cream formula envelops lips in rich color with a semi-lustrous finish that lasts six to eight hours. The cushiony, lightweight texture feels comfortable, while pure olive oil and vitamin E nourish lips. Color glides evenly onto lips without skipping, dragging, feathering, or setting into fine lines. You’ll have the appearance of visibly fuller- and younger-looking lips in just one swipe.

Lancome L'Absolu Rouge Lipcolor in Lacewood (S30.00) - Pamper your lips with this creamy and luscious formula. It contains Pro-Xylane™, a complete and powerful replenishing molecule that creates visibly fuller and smoother lips. The SPF 12 sunscreen protects against environmental damage and UV rays. The satiny, saturated color wraps lips in luxury — so they are left absolutely replenished, feel softer and moist for hours.

MAKE UP FOR EVER Aqua Rouge in Pink Brown ($24.00) - Formulated with a combination of high molecular weight polymers and volatile oils, Aqua Rouge locks color on the lips for a waterproof, smudge-proof result that will not transfer or fade. Its intensely pigmented formula provides immediate, opaque color with a matte texture and its non-sticky, clear top coat adds an extreme, lacquered finish. Aqua Rouge’s double-ended packaging allows for a simple, two-step application.

Givenchy Le Rouge in Nude Guipure ($36.00) - A semimatte lipstick encased in genuine leather. Enjoy perfectly defined lips that last as long as you do — and a genuine leather goods item. This lipstick-as-accessory delivers intense colors and a semimatte finish all in one stroke, and as the first lipstick to come in real leather, it imparts a soft, supple touch and sensual feeling.


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  1. i like this color...
    i want to buy a lipstick

  2. So going to give this lip color a try

  3. wow, lovely lipstick! :)

  4. This color is gorgeous! Amazing lipstick selection! Happy New Year! =D


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  5. Gorgeous post!! Love all those shades <3

  6. Fantastic!
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  7. vow that is nice u mentioned options in lipsticks.. happy new year to u xoxo

  8. This colour is so chic and timeless! I must find a lipstich in that shade!

  9. one of my favorite shades of lipstick!!

  10. Such a great variety of cool lipstick. Cool colour for 2015!

  11. Hello from Spain: great lipstick color. Keep in touch

  12. Great post!

  13. This is lovely! Great post :)
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  14. I love this color!!!!Perfect on lips!!!
    Hope your new year is going fantastic!
    Happy new week!
    Kisses, Paola.


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  15. I love this color!

  16. great post dear!
    i'm follow u :-)

  17. Produtos maravilhoso amei.
    tenha uma semana abençoada Curta e siga o meu canal

  18. You are absolutely right! Especially for this winter season, this colour fits really well! :)
    Wonderful products!

    Have a wonderful day!