There's one makeup product that I will consistently splurge on, and that's a lippie. You really can get a much better lip product if you're willing to spend more money. One of my favorite formulas has always been the Yves Saint Laurent Rouge Volupte Shine Tinted Balms. They're super hydrating, wear for a few hours, and have just the right amount of tint. The colors have always been amazing, they seem to last forever (I've haven't come close to finishing one yet despite a ton of use), and there's obviously something very luxe and satisfying about clicking one of these heavy, metallic YSL lippie tubes closed.
Recently I lost one of my favorite shades (only for about a day, I found it later), and in the middle of my freak out (which was also related to going on vacation a few days later, I needed that lippie to go with me on vacation), I looked on the Nordstrom website to order a replacement. Where I discovered that YSL had released a bunch of new lip colors that are exclusive to Nordstrom, and I needed some. Yes.
left to right, 50 Fuschia Stilettos, 51 Rose Saharienne, 52 Trapeze Pink
I bought 3 of the new Nordstrom Exclusive YSL Rouge Volupte Shine Lippies, and when they arrived I wish I had bought more. They are all kinds of amazing. The pinks are fun and bright and just enough color for my face.
YSL made a total of 12 (!) Rouge Voluptes for Nordstrom. I think I need a few more.
50 Fuschia Stilettos
51 Rose Saharienne
52 Trapeze Pink
Here's where you can find the YSL Rouge Volupte Shine Lippies Exclusive to Nordstroms
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