Thursday, March 22, 2012

Birchbox Find: Tarte Lip Stain Pencil

I have another confession. I'm in a long term love affair with several lip glosses. I am constantly buying them because I'm constantly "losing them" aka they end up at my desk at work and then I forget about them... For example.


Yah. I know. I have more at work than I do at home though.

They also live in my purse, where they seem to multiply.

and my car.

and my vanity (where they're supposed to live).

But I have new love who I want to introduce you to. 


This is the Tarte Lip Stain Pencil with LipSurgence. This baby came to me via my march Birchbox. If you've never heard of Birchbox you need to get on it ASAP. My bff LoPro aka the Lawfully Wedded Wife  gave me a subscription last year for my birthday and it's one of the best presents I've ever gotten (that wasn't jewelry or a car). I've been on it for almost a year now, and my Teen Vogue box this March was quite possibly the best one to date. I got a full size Essie sparkly pink polish, a set of oil blotting papers (LOVE), some fun hair ties by, a perfume sample and a full size Tarte Lip Stain Pencil with LipSurgence in joy.
I was a little hesitant about the color, because it looks VERY corally orange. I'm not a huge fan of orange lips, but it goes on beautifully and is a perfect bright pinky-coral. The texture is amazing, so soft and smooth and it smells good too :)

It goes on shiny, so you don't need any gloss. But I think the best part is it is actually a Lip stain so the color stays on for hours once the shine disappears.

It does need to be re applied after a meal, but what lip color doesn't? The color definitely makes it through a cup of coffee though, and that's a HUGE deal to me. Its a tad on the pricey side, but I promise I really think its worth it.

Have you tried the Tarte LipStain line yet? What do you think?

8 comments:

Miss Southern Prep said...

I've never tried that, but it sounds awesome! Thanks for sharing!

P.S. Thanks for the computer tip!

Lauren @ Lawfully Wedded Wife said...

Birchbox is so amazing! And I'm so glad you've enjoyed having it! I haven't tried this lipstain before but considering my love of the Revlon Lip Butters I'm sure I would love this too!

Caitlin C. said...

I have not tried this!! But it looks amazing, I definitely will have to get it :)

Wil Harris said...

Thanks for sharing this, I just found me a new blog(lawfullyweddedwife)to follow and a new website to browse through!

Anastasia from Natbeesfashion said...

Nice colours!

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