I have not bought a liquid lipstick for nearly 2 months. I honestly do not know what’s wrong with me. Actually, I do. I’ve been waiting patiently to see if there was going to be any Christmas limited editions from Anastasia Beverly Hills, but all I’ve seen is Strawberry as a new shade, so it’s on the list as well as Alison. And the Mario Dedivanovic palette. I’m digressing. They will be mine though. After the slightly negative review of Anastasia Beverly Hills Liquid Lipstick in Sugarplum, I have decided that now is the time for the brand to redeem itself. I picked Anastasia Beverly Hills Liquid Lipstick in Kathryn up when I purchased Sugarplum, and the difference between the two is unbelievable.
In keeping with the autumnal shades, Anastasia Beverly Hills Liquid Lipstick in Kathryn is a deep brown berry shade that applies as a light berry shade, but dries into a deep, rich and warm red toned hue. As the formulation dries down into a fully matte finish, it wears so much better than Sugarplum did. It sets in place and when I use minimal swipes to apply, it holds well for up to 7 hours. I also find that with Kathryn, it wears down evenly without leaving that ring of colour around the lips or any sporadic patches.
I do love just how comfortable the Anastasia Beverly Hills Liquid Lipsticks are to wear. I don’t find them to be tight or drying on the lips, and the consistency is great when it comes to applying them. Not too watery or thin, I have cracked an even application in the fewest swipes of the doe foot applicator. Comparing the ABH Cosmetics to a more recent liquid lipstick purchase, the Kat Von D Everlasting Lipstick, I still haven’t made my mind us as to which formulation fares better. What I do know is that I am a little bit obsessed with this colour, and I can’t stop myself from wanting to wear it. It’s just the most perfect shade for the season.
I’ve been buying my liquid lipsticks from Macy’s, but Sephora does ship to the UK and the full range is available to order on their site. Roll on payday for some new additions!