Swatches: Too Faced Lip of Luxury Champagne Essence Lipstick "Celebrity Meltdown"11:04 AM
Too Faced is one of the first higher end brands I had when I was younger . I think I had the original packaging in some of their eyeshadows and maybe a lipgloss of some variety. I have heard great things about their lipsticks, and for my birthday I was lucky enough to receive one of their Lip of Luxury Champagne Essence Lipsticks in Celebrity Meltdown.
The packaging is really cute - the top is bedazzled with a big rhinestone on the cap.
Celebrity Meltdown is a rose base with golden shimmer. The picture above is taken under a light, without flash. It appears darker in the tube compared to how it applies.
The picture below, with flash, really brings out the true color of the lipstick. This is a deeper rose, almost raspberry shimmer base, with golden shimmer infused as well. The pigmentation is wonderful, it's moisturizing, long lasting but doesn't dry out your lips, and I did not experience any feathering of the base pigmentation after long use. Celebrity Meltdown its self is a really beautiful shade. It would be perfect in the summer, but the gold helps it transition into these colder months when I find I tend to wear more dark blacks and browns.
Swatched on the lips below. The golden shimmer really comes out upon application. The lipstick itself also has a nice shine - not quite like a lipgloss, but definitely more than most lipsticks have.
There are a lot of colors to choose from, mostly ranging in the pinks to warmer red shades. I took a snippit of the Sephora website so you could see the options. I've also seen these at Beauty First, if you have one in your area. Retail is $20.
Have you tried Too Faced Lipsticks before? Which is your go-to shade?