Urban Decay Feisty Kitten Lip Palette

Looking for holiday gifts? Here is a unique one!

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How cute is this? The Urban Decay Feisty Kitten Credit Card icon (above) contains six lip shades in a credit card type case, complete with a little brush. At only $10, it is a great budget gift. Although I might order this one just for myself!

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Great Holiday Lip Gifts from DuWop

DuWop Venom Rocks! icon Is a set of three limited edition shades of DuWops popular Venom lip plumper. This is a great, under $25 gift for a lip gloss aficionado.

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The DuWop Kiss Case in Pink contains the following products in coordinating, complimentary shades:

  • Liplingo (Pink): a sleek palette with satin matte lipstick and four gorgeous gloss options
  • Mini Venom Gloss (Lantana): a tingly lip gloss with the feel of DuWop’s famous Lip Venom
  • Duet Gloss Highlighter (Flora): gorgeous shimmery lip gloss on one end, an all-over face highlighter on the other
  • Liptone (Melody): smooth, creamy retractable lip pencil

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The Kiss Case is also available in Nude iconicon

Update: Beauty Addict looked at the DuWop Venom Rocks kit in the store and reports that it is rather tiny. I had not seen it in person.

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Cargo Blu_ray Lip Gloss, A New Favorite!

I may have found my perfect shade of lip gloss. Awhile back I got a sample of Cargo Blu-ray gloss from a Cargo Blu_ray Lip Gloss Quad. The Blu_ray line is promoted as “high definition makeup” that was designed for make-up artists to use for high definition filming. Of course, Cargo promotes and sells it to the everyday buyer too.

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Anyway, according to the literature that came with the sample, the lip gloss contains hyaluronic acid (moisturizing) and peptides (anti-aging) to plump and fill fine lines. It also has transparent pearl pigments to  provide an even color.

The gloss is packaged in a four color palette, but I received a sample of only the rosy pink shade. That shade turned out to be absolutely perfect for me.  You will often read that for a natural, lightly tinted lip, look for a shade that matches the skin on the inside of your lip. The cargo shade was a perfect match for me. The gloss itself is pretty well pigmented and a bit thick, but not sticky. I’m always impressed with high tint that avoids stickiness, it is a hard combination to find sometimes.  The gloss also has a very light and pleasant peppermint scent and flavor.

The look of the gloss is fabulous. It is not too shiny, but not totally matte either. Basically it is a nice even and natural looking color that feels great.

I liked this one so much that I ordered the quad online the same day that I tried the sample. I’ll swatch it when it arrives and post up the picture. Cargo Blu_ray gloss will also be making my best of 2008 list.

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