What’s your favorite high end lipstick?Perfect Pink Kiss Lip Trio Charlotte Tilbury 4Lipstick is my favorite splurge item these days since it’s so easy to apply and it can change my entire look in just a few seconds. Truthfully, I think long and hard about adding new makeup items to my collection these days because I have SO MUCH of it. The last several times I went makeup shopping I went in with a huge wish list and left with nothing despite really liking everything I tried!

Recently, I got my hands on the Perfect Pink Kiss Lip Trio by Charlotte Tilbury, and it’s really checking every box for me! I love that I am able to add some dimension to my lips when I use the three products together. It’s not often that I take the time to line, lipstick, and gloss up my lips all in the same sitting but it’s worth the tiny bit of extra effort involved. The fact that these three come packaged together also takes the guesswork out of which shade I should buy to line vs. lipstick to fill in my lips. 

This set comes with Lip Cheat liner in Pink Venus. It’s a matte pinky nude shade that I have worn on its own and layered. I remember lip liner being somewhat popular in the early 2000s when I was in high school but they’re increasingly popular lately because of Instagram and the Kylie Jenner craze. A lot of people are using a liner like this one to over line their lips and make them look plumper, but that just looks silly on me. I’m using this to line and lightly fill my lips in so the lipstick sticks better!

Perfect Pink Kiss Lip Trio Charlotte Tilbury 3K.I.S.S.I.N.G lipstick in Coachella Coral is the next step. This will be an easy splurge buy for most people because coral looks good on everyone. I find this particular shade to be a perfect coral for me because it’s not too electric, not too orange, and not too pink. It is lightly scented with vanilla and goes on just creamy enough that it leaves my lips feeling soft but not so creamy that it feathers everywhere. It’s pretty long wearing (especially when worn as a trio) and the color is super flattering!

On the center of my lips I am using Lip Lustre Lip Lacquer in Portobello Girl. I like the way wearing this just in the center of my lips makes them look a little more full. Of course when I eat, drink, and talk throughout the day the gloss distributes a little bit but I like the way it catches the light when it’s first applied. This is a milky light pink that doesn’t have as much pigment as the lipstick but it’s very complementary. 

Perfect Pink Kiss Lip Trio Charlotte Tilbury 1The Perfect Pink Kiss has been so much fun to use recently, it’s definitely taken the cake for my favorite high end lipstick recently. I’ve been eyeing some of Charlotte Tilbury’s palettes as items I’d love to spring for next time I have a reason to treat myself. Everything in her line is so pretty and high class!



Charlotte Tilbury Lip TrioDo you have a favorite high end lipstick that you turn towards? Now that I pose the question I am already wondering what my next high end lipstick purchase will be. I was eyeing some Marc Jacobs lipsticks and glosses the other day at Sephora and couldn’t quite pull the trigger but that might be my next lipstick purchase! Stay tuned 🙂

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11 Comments on What’s your favorite high end lipstick?

  1. Never Say Die Beauty
    July 25, 2016 at 10:49 am (1 year ago)

    Very pretty. I love that pinky/peachy/nude shade. I still haven’t tried Charlotte Tilbury lipsticks but I’d love to. I want to take a look at the new collection that just came out

  2. MarciaF
    July 25, 2016 at 4:59 pm (1 year ago)

    That looks beautiful. I have just one CT lipstick and liner and they get a lot of use so it was worth pulling the trigger on them.

  3. Heather
    July 25, 2016 at 5:04 pm (1 year ago)

    I love a good high end lipstick. These shades are so pretty! I might have to force myself to buy them hehe

  4. CosmetopiaDigest
    July 25, 2016 at 6:42 pm (1 year ago)

    Coachella Coral is a beauty! I have Stoned Rose in the KISSING range and adore it.

  5. Erika
    July 25, 2016 at 7:25 pm (1 year ago)

    Dude, get the Marc Jacobs lippie. They are so good. I have a handful of CT lippies on my wishlist. One day… I’ll get one or two.

    • justina
      July 25, 2016 at 9:25 pm (1 year ago)

      Which of the MJ lippies do you have? I want to try one so much!

  6. Phyrra
    July 25, 2016 at 8:44 pm (1 year ago)

    I’m in love with the Urban Decay Vice formula, to be honest!

  7. Cindy (Prime Beauty)
    July 25, 2016 at 10:16 pm (1 year ago)

    I have Coachella Coral and love it too. I also have CT Bitch Perfect which would look great on you!

  8. Lisa Heath
    July 25, 2016 at 10:56 pm (1 year ago)

    My Giorgio Armani lipstick in Incognito is my coveted lipstick!

  9. Anastasia
    July 26, 2016 at 4:49 am (1 year ago)

    I have the KISSING lipstick in Bitch Perfect and I really like it. However, I’m just not a fan of CT glosses, the formula doesn’t work well for me.

  10. Kathleen
    July 26, 2016 at 1:24 pm (1 year ago)

    Toofaced in lady balls. Beautiful red!!


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