Over the summer, one of my sisters sweetly surprised me with a tube of Buxom Lip Polish in "Claire", a pretty mauve color with tiny sparkles. I've been hooked ever since. Buxom Lip Polishes are extremely moisturizing, shiny, and have great staying power. Unlike some glosses, these aren't sticky or tacky.
When I started running low, I tried the Michelle Phan gloss saving trick. (Check it out if you haven't seen it! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=poBgTkYsUvl) Sadly, there was so little to salvage that I decided to toss it. I replaced "Claire" with "Katie". Before you start thinking I'm narcissistic, know that I picked this gloss simply because I liked the color. Okay, and maaaaybe because of the name. LOL!
"Katie" is a shimmery, milky pink that is perfect to layer over lipstick. I wouldn't wear it on its own as it's very sheer. As far as plumping goes, the gloss has a cooling effect when applied and gives my lips a subtle boost.
Check out my before and after pictures...
[photo courtesy of: www.babble.com]
Ha ha ha! I wish! Unfortunately, I didn't like the way the pictures of me wearing the gloss turned out, so I've got a swatch for y'all instead.
Have a great day, everyone!