The latest lip shades from Face Stockholm are gorgeous, no-fuss shades just right for that journey from the last dog days of summer to the first crisp and cool days of fall.
There are a total of 156 Lipstick ($22) shades available at Face Stockholm (a makeup artist’s dream!!) with three different formulas: Matte, color-saturated coverage with no shine; Cream, perfect, rich cream coverage; and Veil, a sheer wash of moisturizing color. Face Stockholm recently sent the BIZ two shades to try, and here is what we found.
While my shade preference in lipsticks has definitely expanded over the years – I remember wearing nothing but frosted pink all through high school – I still gravitate towards cooler colors. The shade Summer happens to be right up my alley.
Summer is a bright berry shade in the cream formula. This is PIGMENTED, capital letters intended, and totally earned by this lippie. If you have thicker lips, you will want to wear this full force for an absolutely gorgeous pop of berry-liciousness. If you have thinner lips like me, you will want to gently press this on for the most fantastic berry stain that really lasts. Sometimes I wear a clear shimmery gloss over it, but usually I just wear the color alone and wish my lips naturally looked that way all the time.
Lisa and I could have been twins in our taste in lipstick when we were younger. The thought of anything other than a light pink (and preferably frosty) was frightening. Luckily we’ve both become more sophisticated in our taste. Once faced with the list of 12 lipsticks from that gorgeous collection from FACE Stockholm I knew that frosty pink was out and a light citrus was in.
Citrus Lipstick caught my eye instantly. It was different than my normal picks and it looked so pretty. When it arrived I was thrilled with my choice. The description of Citrus on the FACE Stockholm website is “a sheer pommelo” which I promptly googled. I knew what a pomelo/pommelo was but I need to see why it would be used this way. From What’s Cooking America I learned that: The skin is green to yellow and slightly bumpy; flesh color ranges from pink to rose.
As you can see by my swatch and lips this fits pretty well, it’s definitely a citrus shade but with a lot of pink in it. It’s a perfect lipstick to wear with my warmer eyes and cheeks. Lately I’ve been enamored with shades of green, khaki and antique golds on my eyes therefore I need a lipstick that’s going to look good with types of shades. Citrus to the rescue.
This is an extremely easy lipstick to wear for me. It has no fragrance and it glides on. I can wear a lipliner to make the color more intense or I can put it on quickly and know that I’m good to go.
Whether you go with a cream like Summer or a sheer shade like Citrus, you can’t go wrong. FACE Stockholm is coming out of hiding and it’s time you discovered the wonderfulness of their lipsticks along with Beauty Info Zone.