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I’m really excited about OCC’s new Unknown Pleasures collection.  There are six all new lip tars for the Fall/Winter season! I also have two new Cosmetic Colour Pencils to share with you!

occ unknown pleasures collection

Lament– neutral rose beige

Covet– golden buff neutral

Manhunter– red orange with gold shimmer (metallic)

Pagan– blackened purple

Technopagan– blackened purple with blue pearl (metallic)

Vain– deep dark indigo

occ lip tar swatches unknown pleasuresL-R: Manhunter, Technopagan, Covet, Pagan, Vain, Lament

I love that these shades all come in their own little plastic pouch with mini lip brushes. It makes it so convenient for travel or stowing in your purse for touch ups!occ packaging

 Truthfully, at first glance NONE of these shades really flatter me when worn by themselves and none of them are really shades I can picture myself wearing regularly alone. Both of the nude shades are ever so slightly off of what I would normally wear in a nude lip, and I’m totally not a dark lipstick person. But honestly, that’s why they excite me. There are so many times when I wish I could lighten a lip shade a little bit to make it a little more flattering for day time, and for those instances, I would add Covet or Lament. Alternately, I often wish I could take an awesome pink or berry lippie and keep it in that color family, but have a much deeper version. Now I have three darker shades to play with to achieve that goal. I especially like the idea of using Vain to add a deeper, bluer tone to something. Shades with blue undertones are much more flattering to my skin tone and make my teeth look whiter. occ sebastian and lydia

occ sebastian and lydia swatchesL-R: Sebastian (plum-toned taupe), Lydia (darkroom plum)

I’ve been holding on to this post for a little while- I’ve actually had these products for several weeks but I wanted to get a chance to play with them a little bit before posting on them. In the springtime, I had purchased the OCC All Star Lip Tar Minis and I’ve loved using them to mix and match other shades. I may not have taken chemistry, but I feel like I can mix like Bill Nye himself when I get in front of my Lip Tars!

mixing lip tarslip tar mixologyMy camera is in the shop this week, so you will have to excuse the iPhone selfies. I just wanted to share how easy it is to create something wearable out of something you may not have tried otherwise!

On rotation, you can see Lydia lip liner lightened with the Lament Lip Tar, Manhunter all by itself, and Mahunter layered with Pagan and Covet to make a deeper vampy purple.

occ lip tarsI’m kind of loving the GIFs lately! Maybe I will incorporate them more in future blog posts! 

Anything you can’t wait to get your hands on? Click the links below for more info on each! 





28 Comments on OCC Unknown Pleasures Collection for Fall/Winter 2014

  1. Kat Dinges
    October 22, 2014 at 9:59 am (3 years ago)

    Ever since I discovered lip tars I’ve been obsessed. I wish my wallet agreed with my brain for getting them ALL, haha.

  2. Kim
    October 22, 2014 at 10:01 am (3 years ago)

    Technopagan and pagan are gorgeous

  3. Jessica T
    October 22, 2014 at 11:37 am (3 years ago)

    I love GIF at the end, you really made these colors work for you. I wouldn’t wear these alone so it’s good to know you can create some gorgeous shades with them.

    • justina
      October 22, 2014 at 3:20 pm (3 years ago)

      Thank you! I totally agree!

  4. Never Say Die Beauty
    October 22, 2014 at 12:21 pm (3 years ago)

    From the swatches, I love Technopagan and Lament, but the shades are on your lips are gorgeous and muh more wearable than I thought. They look great on you! PS How did you get the photos to changes? Brilliant!

    • justina
      October 22, 2014 at 3:21 pm (3 years ago)

      Thanks, I really had to play with them to get them to work for me, but it was worth it! I am using an iPhone app to get the pics to change, fun huh?

  5. Sheila
    October 22, 2014 at 1:24 pm (3 years ago)

    It’s so much fun to play around with OCC Lip Tars – gorgeous collection.

  6. Phyrra
    October 22, 2014 at 1:35 pm (3 years ago)

    Technopagan and Pagan are my favs

    • justina
      October 22, 2014 at 3:20 pm (3 years ago)

      I totally think of you with this collection!

  7. Jess Scull
    October 22, 2014 at 4:11 pm (3 years ago)

    These shades are beautiful!! Technopagan is calling my name

  8. Leelo R
    October 22, 2014 at 4:23 pm (3 years ago)

    These look cool and I love how they look on you.

  9. Ange
    October 22, 2014 at 5:51 pm (3 years ago)

    loving Lament!

  10. Kath Thefabzilla
    October 22, 2014 at 6:16 pm (3 years ago)

    You look fabulous in bold and dark lipsticks….AND I MEAN IT. So wear more of those!

    • justina
      October 22, 2014 at 11:43 pm (3 years ago)

      You are the lipstick queen, so if you say so, I better!! 🙂

  11. Nidia - Lit From Within
    October 22, 2014 at 11:51 pm (3 years ago)

    I need so many from this collection. I love Lydia, too! Great mixing and matching, you mad makeup scientist!

  12. Kimmi @ The Plastic Diaries
    October 23, 2014 at 1:34 am (3 years ago)

    I love the little mixing suggestions you gave. I often forget that you can actually mix the shades to create something completely unique.

    • justina
      October 24, 2014 at 12:30 am (3 years ago)

      I love the look you created with yours!

  13. Honeygirlk
    October 23, 2014 at 1:53 am (3 years ago)

    The shades look fabulous on you. I really want to get me more OCC lip tars, I only own one.

  14. Anastasia
    October 23, 2014 at 7:06 am (3 years ago)

    I like those pencils! they would go with most of my lippies 🙂

  15. Ashley
    October 23, 2014 at 9:01 am (3 years ago)

    Gorgeous and I totally loved that you touched on mixing and creating with the OCC Liptars which is what they are really meant to do. Brings out the artiste in all of us!

    • justina
      October 24, 2014 at 12:28 am (3 years ago)

      Thanks lady! They are fun if you have time to play!

    • justina
      October 24, 2014 at 12:28 am (3 years ago)

      I need to! I will have to organize my stash better this weekend so I have a chance to play more with the vamp.

  16. betzy carmona
    October 23, 2014 at 9:02 pm (3 years ago)

    They have such pretty shades ! They are perfect for Halloween tutorials as well.


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