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Vegan Inika Lipsticks

Mission: Natural Bright Red Lip

Following on from my review of my favourite natural and vegan lip salves and the perfect dark vampish vegan lipstick, I have made it my mission to find the 'holy grail' bright red lipstick that is of course sourced from completely natural ingredients and carmine free (that's the hard part). Here are three natural and non-crushed-up-insect lipsticks I have bought and tested over the past month... Left, Inika Rosebud; right, Inika Electric Red Inika Rosebud I'll start with the least sharp red-shade of the three. Whilst I quite like this lipstick for a more earthy-pinky tone, it definitely isn't categorically red. What [...]
All-Natural Winter Lip Salves

3 Top Natural Lip Salves

It's finally starting to get wintery and the cosy warm clothes have been dug out of the back of my wardrobe. The bad news: we're now officially in dry lips season. My poor lips really suffer during these months and even though they are dry all year round, they are completely horrible at winter. In preparation, I have been on the look out for some balms and salves that can rescue my lips whilst also adding a lovely red hue - wearable for any day of the week whether you are at school or work. Winter SOS Hurraw! Black Cherry [...]
Lily Lolo Berry Crush natural lipstick

The Perfect Autumn/Winter Dark Lip

Having over-hauled my beauty and cosmetics products only less than a year ago, I am still building-up my natural make-up collection. This autumn I was determined to find a beautiful dark red lipstick to wear through the colder months just in time for Hallowe'en, Bonfire Night and Christmas. Lily Lolo's Berry Crush is just what I was looking for! A deep cranberry shade, it has a lovely dark pigmentation and applies smoothly over the lips. Before buying, I checked the ingredients carefully to make sure it didn't contain any carmine (personally not a fan of coating my lips with crushed-up [...]