Friday, July 10, 2015

#30DayLipChallenge | Week 1 Overview


You must know by now that I am trying to challenge myself by wearing a lip product (often along with a full face of make up - but definitely not every day) for 30 days! It was quite a big challenge, especially with the heatwave that bothered us folks in West-Europe, which was pretty killing. Luckily, I started right away, which meant I had some less sweaty looks too! Take a look.

You will notice a funny decrease in prettiness or quality of my face and photos throughout this challenge, because I am wearing less and less foundation, ha! Especially in this heat. What was I thinking?! It was becoming too much for my face and too bothersome for me to wear several make up products every day, so.... be prepared for the coming weeks, I say! For now, though, you can check out my first - might I say - successful week! 


DAY 1: I was excited about putting on make up on this day, because I combined it with a photo shoot of a summery but classy outfit. I was wearing a long black dress, so I decided to keep my eyes smokey grey and my lips cool red! This is definitely one of my favorite truly red lipsticks: Mon Rouge by Lolita Lempicka
DAY 2: another favorite lipstick is Von Dutch by MDMflow! If you want unique and handmade lipsticks then you should be reading up on this brand. I wore the orange quite softly (by not over-applying) and I paired it up with golden eyes and lots of eyeliner. 
DAY 3: This lipstick has not been mentioned on my blog yet, but I have had it for a while now. It is a soft but cool pink shade called Rouge Dior by Dior! Not sure what I was thinking with my clothing. As I was taking the picture for this day I started to get really hot. At least I got one good shot before my face started melting off! 
DAY 4: The Rouge Edition Velvet collection by Bourjois Paris is one I am really enjoying. I have actually tried a new lippie from this collection during this challenge and now want it (oh-oh, that was not the idea behind the challenge). This shade is called Grand Cru (#08). It is a deep and classy red color that I love. 
DAY 5: Can you notice I am feeling hot on this picture? Well, I certainly was. Despite the heat I tried to wear some simple make up. I wanted a bit of a change from my regular black eyeliner, so I went for purple eyeliner from my Urban Decay Ocho Loco 2 24/7 eye liner set! A simple and soft change. I wore Purple Dream (#11) a Cien lipstick found at the Lidl supermarket, because I liked the different shades of purple!
DAY 6: Speaking of a soft change... I also wanted to wear a softer lip color on my lips, so I wore my Jordana Twist & Shine Rouge (lip crayon) in #07 Rock n Rouge. I got this lip balm from my New York Beauty Swap with my cousin.. and will publish my review... you know, someday soon :-)
DAY 7: I have already noticed that I have a tendency to wear bright colors, so I wanted to finish the last day of my week with a nude lip product. I am wearing a Radiant Crayon Lips in Sablé Doré by Yves Rocher. My review is coming up in a couple of weeks! Pinky promise. 

What have I noticed from my first week in the #30DayLipChallenge? Well, I am wearing loads of bright or pigmented colors. Three of my lip looks are in a red shade, one in orange, one in pink and one in brown! I have been mainly using lipstick, but on day 6 and day 7 I used lip crayons instead of a lipstick! The textures I have chosen were usually shiny, though there are one or two matte/creamy ones in there too. I am excited to see what the following weeks will bring.. and how badly I will deal with the heat! Oh-oh. Did you join the challenge too? Have you noticed some of your own tendencies? On to week 2 and 3! In the mean time... check out how Jana and Marjolein are doing?! I'm so curious :-)




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  1. Wow de lippenstift van dag 4 is mijn favoriet! Hij lijkt fel op Pirate van Chanell!

    x Karen
    http://dressinginlabels.blogspot.com

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  2. I didnt ge around to join, but the concept is great. There is a similar challenge with eyeshadows I have seen on Instagram, I guess shopping your stash is in fashion right now.
    These bold lips look great on you, no surprise you are drawn towards them.

    Linda, Libra, Loca: Beauty, Baby and Backpacking

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    1. Thanks! I've been trying some softer colors lately. It's not the wearing of lipsticks that's really challenging, though... More the taking of pictures everyday. Such a hassle :p

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  3. Oeh, da's al een mooie eerste week van de challenge! Tof om te zien dat je zo graag felle lipstick draagt. Kleurtje/look 2 staat je zó leuk!

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    1. Dank je wel! Het motiveert me eend minder felle kleuren te dragen :p

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  4. oooeh leuk zeg!
    mijn favoriete kleurtje van deze week is de tweede
    felle lipstick staat je goed

    liefs
    Karlien

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  5. Ha, bij mij is het net omgekeerd, ik ging deze week voor heel veel neutrale kleurtjes. Het kleurtje van dag 6 staat je echt super!

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    1. Dank je! Ik ben al benieuwd hoe de andere weken eruit zien bij jou!

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  6. Oh super mooie kleurtjes allemaal. Ik heb het allemaal wat lichter gehouden, maar zo'n felle kleurtjes staan jou echt geweldig! Ik geloof dat Dag 6 mijn favo is ;)

    Liefs,
    Marlies - Golden Mirrors & Pink Bows

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    1. Dank je, Marlies! Bij jou zaten er gave roze kleurtjes tussen!

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