New lipsticks make me so happy. Like, irrationally, skipping down the street with a smile on my face happy. So you can imagine how big the grin was when I found out that bareMinerals has come out with a new collection of lip products called Marvelous Moxie Lips. There are three different sets of products in the collection - Lipstick, Lipgloss and Lipliner - with a total of a whopping 42 new shades in all. That's a lot of playing around to do!
I tried out a few of each and kudos to bareMinerals because the entire collection is awesome. I'm not much of a lipliner girl (I think my fear stems from college where there was a girl who used to walk around with the most ridiculously drawn on lipliner - she seriously made herself look like a clown. How did none of her friends tell her? It used to boggle our minds. We called her "Lipliner Girl." Clearly, we were super inventive with nicknames) so I probably won't use these a ton, but with 10 different shades available, lipliner fans will have a field day picking their favorites.
The lipsticks come in really inventive packaging. It has sort of a little knob (for lack of a better word) on the side that you slide down to pop the lipstick out of the top. Neat! The formula on these is great - the lipsticks are really moisturizing and very pigmented, plus they don't seem to have any weird taste or smell to them. I'm kind of obsessed with Risk It All (a hot pink) and Lead the Way (a dark wine). I might have to go pick up a few more shades just to round out my collection. (There are 18 total).
I'm also really enjoying the lipglosses. They have a minty tingle to them that I love (a slight plumper maybe?) and a great wash of color. My favorite is Trail Blazer - a nude gold that's absolutely perfect with a smoky eye. Again, they're very moisturizing and seem to last a good couple of hours on me, which for a gloss I'm very satisifed with. I need to get my hands on Game Change, a deep red. I'm perpetually on the hunt for the perfect red gloss and at least online, this one looks like it could be a contender.
Also, I kind of love the word moxie. I have no idea why, but it just makes me giggle. It always makes me picture some man in the '40's asking a woman out by telling her, "You've got moxie!" We really need to bring that word back in a big way. Who's with me?
Note: A sample of this item was sent to me by a PR representative working with bareMinerals