Urban Luxe Beauty...
My fave beauty look from the Narrow Arrow SS18 editorial photoshoot was model Simi’s bold, blue lip against the cleanness of bare looking skin. Created by MUA, genius and long standing member of the Narrow Arrow girl squad, Katy Smart, this head turning catwalk look is easily recreated using Kiko Cosmetics Lip Liquid.
I discovered Kiko Cosmetics only recently as I walked past their new store in Merry Hill Shopping Centre, UK and as every product junkie knows… you can’t just walk past a cosmetics store. I ended up buying a highlighter and a tinted lip balm for under a tenner, but rather than sit in my drawers of unused makeup and cosmetics, they ended up surpassing my usual MAC counterparts!
The best part about it? Kiko is not only impressively high quality and insanely affordable, it's also a cruelty free brand - none of their makeup, cosmetics or accessories are tested on animals.
Get long lasting matte lips by first applying the Nude Blur Lip Base (£7.90) as a smoothing base, to minimise lipstick smudges, then the Instant Colour Matte Liquid Lip Colour 12 – Teal Blue (£7.90). This ultra-matte liquid lipstick is available in an array of colours and has a velvety texture; enriched with vegetable oils it’s comfortable to wear all day. I was surprised by how highly pigmented this lip colour was, giving a high intensity, statement lip colour.
Available at – www.kikocosmetics.com
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