Monday, 17 December 2012

Costa Chic | New Mac Lipstick


I've been wanting to blog about my new lipstick for days now but haven't been able to get any decent pictures of it - I've been trying every single day for about a week but there's just no daylight. I've never noticed lighting before as much as I do now that I blog and try to take product pictures! In December it never really does get properly light at all throughout the day, but by half 3 in the afternoon if you've not taken your snaps yet then you can wave goodbye to the chance of posting on that day! Damn winter and it's early dark nights!! But I can't hold off any longer and I am going to make the best of what I have got, so here we go:
 
A couple of weeks ago I was a very lucky girl and I won Becca's 100 follower giveaway over at Becca Talks Beauty (go and follow - link!!) and her prize was any Mac lipstick of your choice, so I chose 'Costa Chic' after having it on my wish list for months and months!! When it arrived I could not have been happier with my chosen shade and thank you very much Becca for running this giveaway and allowing me to find a new lipstick love!
 
Costa Chic is a frosted finish lipstick and at first looks a very light coral shade but comes out quite differently once swatched and on the lips and is in fact a lot brighter and bolder than expected and it also a lot more on the pink side too. Bright corals are classically a shade for summer, but I'm going against the grain and wearing this now because I love it so much. I tend to stick to bright pinky/purple shades so wasn't sure at all if this would suit me when I saw how pale it looked, but it really is beautiful and I love how the vibrant colour instantly perks up my face!
 

10 comments:

  1. Wow well done for winning the giveaway, what a gorgeous colour. I know what you mean about lighting, it drives me absolutely INSANE!

    Sophierosehearts x

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  2. Costa Chic has been on my want list for ages, I'd definitely like to have it for next summer. I haaate the lighting at the mo too, it means you have to plan way more if you want to have regular posts xx

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  3. I'm actually wearing this shade right now! It looks a like pale pastel orange on me.

    http://wanischas.blogspot.co.uk/
    xx

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  4. this looks so pretty and congrats on winning the giveaway!i will have to keep my eye out for it,thanks for sharing :)
    http://allthingsbeautybytiarni.blogspot.com.au/

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