Personal Shopper Lip Stain Kellie K

Personal Shopper: Wine-kissed lip stain for Kellie K.

Kellie K. writes: "Hello, hello, outblush deities! Long time reader, first time personal shopper-requester...this has been plaguing me for a while. I need a great lipstain; I know there are great brands out there, but I just can't find the right shade! I am looking for a dark one, to mimic wine stained lips-- not too orange, not fuchsia, and no purple teeth! I'm so overwhelmed when I look online. Can you help me find a some shades to choose from so I don't keep buying them and never using them? I have fair skin, blue eyes, and am blonde (for the moment). Cheap is great, but if the lipstain is awesome I can go into the higher-end price zone. Thanks in advance! :) Kellie"

Dearest Kellie! Carlota here. I'm a fair blue-eyed blonde as well that LOVES lip stains so I can definitely help you. I wear lip stain almost every day. My personal favorite is Benetint from Benefit Cosmetics. It gives a great "was sipping Pinot Noir all night" look. I've only picked 4 for you to try because these are truly the best....and I'm a self-professed beauty junkie. Hope this helps and you find one that looks fab on your smackers! xoxo

1 - Sephora Lush Flush Cheek and Lip Stain in Pinot $12
2 - Benefit Cosmetics Benetint in Rose $29
3 - DuWop Twilight Venom in Red $16
4 - Stila Acai Crush Lip and Cheek Stain $24

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Posted on 09.12.11 at 2:07 PM

I have Clinique's Black Honey lipstick, which is the closest thing I can get to a wine stained lip. I'm also pretty pale, blonde and blue eyed. You can layer it up (it'll get a little more glossy) for a darker look, or just do one swipe for a little bit of color.


Posted on 09.16.11 at 12:34 AM

Yay! I feel so special--I can't wait to go try these :) Thanks so much!

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