The Makeup: Natural to Neon

Let’s start by saying, I don’t wear pink – very rarely anyway. Do I like pink? Mostly no. Its definitely that one colour that doesn’t quite suit my skin tone, so pink lipsticks are usually a no-go area. That was until Monday, when I realised I had left the house sans lipstick and, with the tempterature rapidly dipping outside, I was beginning to look like a member of The Walking Dead. Again – and you guys know I’ve been desperately trying to get anyway from that look.

So I nipped into boots in search of something that would give a something to my face, and when I picked up the Rimmel Kate Moss Lipstick in 110, I definitely found that – an almost neon red/pink. Strangely, it suits my skin tone really well, probably because it’s seriously lacking in the blue tones. I then saw Lisa Eldridge’s video where she recommends mixing nudes and brights to create a natural look. Best. Tip. Ever. I mixed my Revlon lip balm in Creme BrΓ»lΓ©e as the creamy nude and it works a treat. This now works as the perfect day to night combo for me – perfect for this Saturday when I have both daytime and evening plans!

When I say Saturday plans, that’s all weather permitting unfortunately, the snow has finally hit the coast, and we don’t deal too well with it. I’ll be the one at the party with neon pink lips and snow boots…


  1. 18 Jan 2013 / 3:49 pm

    This lipstick looks beautiful on you!
    I love her tip too! I've been trying to use MAC's Cut A Caper which doesn't doesn't suit my skin tone but with a nude it looks much better!x

  2. 18 Jan 2013 / 3:59 pm

    The lipstick looks beautiful, I love Lisa Eldridge too! Hope you can make it to the party! xxx

  3. 18 Jan 2013 / 4:02 pm

    i'm still scared by bright lipsticks, think i need to try lisa's tip!

    chloe @chlowitty blogs

  4. 18 Jan 2013 / 4:18 pm

    I adore that Rimmel lipstick, I couldn't decide which one I wanted to buy but now I think this one is the way forward.
    It looks lovely on you!

    georgia, x

  5. 18 Jan 2013 / 4:38 pm

    The mixture of the two looks fab! I have a really nude lipstick that I love in the packaging but hate on me so I might give this a go!

  6. 18 Jan 2013 / 4:52 pm

    That's such a good tip, I've never really thought about doing it before! The lipstick looks great, snow has finally hit us too. Wasn't well handled today!


  7. 18 Jan 2013 / 5:21 pm

    That looks so lovely, the two lipsticks together work really well!

  8. 18 Jan 2013 / 5:41 pm

    gorgeous colours and i love the idea of mixing neons and naturals πŸ˜€

  9. 18 Jan 2013 / 5:44 pm

    I love this colour but never know what to wear it with. Maybe next night out I'll brave it? It looks lovely on you Suzie! X

  10. 18 Jan 2013 / 6:30 pm

    This color suits you so well! I would love to get my hands on this, but I'm pretty sure the colors available in the US are a little different! Stay warm in the snow πŸ™‚

    Ellie | EllalogyΒ 

  11. 18 Jan 2013 / 7:12 pm

    Love both lipsticks! The colours are gorgeeous!! πŸ™‚ β™₯

  12. 18 Jan 2013 / 9:04 pm

    Gorgeous lips! Definitely going to try both of these πŸ™‚

    Angela @ The Lovely Cup

  13. 18 Jan 2013 / 9:07 pm

    Both suit you nicely but the pink is really fun and not too bold, I think πŸ™‚
    Have fun this weekend- hopefully the weather is kind to you!

  14. 18 Jan 2013 / 9:10 pm

    You are so beautiful and you can really pull off a bright lip! πŸ˜‰ I've been following your blog for a while now and I hope you never stop blogging, I really enjoy it. πŸ™‚

    Anna Elisabeth

  15. 18 Jan 2013 / 9:51 pm

    You really can wear this lippie! I think it suits you really well . I know what you mean about the pinks. I thought I couldnt wear them very well either but now im finding different shades!
    gorgeous girl.

  16. 18 Jan 2013 / 10:08 pm

    I'm exactly the same when it comes to pinks, they just don't seem to suit me! This looks gorgeous on you though, I love the Kate Moss lippies x

  17. 18 Jan 2013 / 10:11 pm

    looks lovely both ways! x

  18. 18 Jan 2013 / 10:40 pm

    It looks gorgeous either way! You're so pretty Suzie xx


  19. 18 Jan 2013 / 11:18 pm

    I've been deliberating over this lipstick for so long! I can't decide if I want it or not!

  20. 18 Jan 2013 / 11:29 pm

    This colour really suits you, it looks lovely (:


  21. 18 Jan 2013 / 11:41 pm

    I cannot wear pink lipstick but it looks fab on you!

  22. 19 Jan 2013 / 1:15 pm

    This looks beautiful! I'm not a fan of pinks on myself but must try Lisa's tip. Hope you make it to the party πŸ™‚

  23. 19 Jan 2013 / 5:58 pm

    This colour actually looks really good on you!, Great tip! There seem to be some pretty good Kate Moss lipsticks out there. XxxX

  24. 20 Jan 2013 / 11:58 am

    I have just come across your blog (were both on the bloglovin 'up & coming page) and I absolutely ADORE it! You are gorgeous πŸ™‚ love the Kate Moss lipstick too!! Xx

  25. 20 Jan 2013 / 1:26 pm

    I really want to try the Kate Moss lipsticks, they sound amazing! You look so pretty


  26. 20 Jan 2013 / 4:46 pm

    I have this lipstick and find it is way to neon some time! This is such a great tip I'm going to wear it with nars cruising to tone it down πŸ™‚ looks great on you! xo

  27. 20 Jan 2013 / 5:51 pm

    You are literally stunning! Just discovered your blog, definitely following now! Great posts.


  28. 21 Jan 2013 / 3:03 pm

    I love this lipstick on you, in both varieties! Your eyebrows are perfect btw! xx

    Lucy Loves To Blog

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