Barely a week into summer, and I’m already distracted by fall! The fall makeup releases launching lately (did you catch the new Urban Decay stuff yesterday?) are trying to steal the spotlight from summer, but glittery hot pink Dolce & Gabbana Classic Cream Lipstick in Shocking aims to put the spotlight back where it belongs.
Yes, the $30 price hurts almost as much as that time Vampire Eric bit your neck in the basement at Fangtasia, but this bit of glittery goodness is like summer sunbeams on lips. It’s one of 32 permanent shades in the Dolce & Gabbana Classic Creams line of lipsticks (they remind me of Chanel Aqualumieres).
Hot pink glittery lipsticks sometimes venture into trashy territory, but Dolce & Gabbana handles Shocking with class. The color’s bright, but not *too* bright to actually wear around town, while its little flecks of glitter add a touch of fun yet sophisticated sparkle.
One layer delivers a good three hours of full coverage color, and like the other Classic Creams I’ve seen, the texture feels light, smooth and has a faint rosy fragrance and flavor that dissipate faster than Ryan Philippe’s shirt!
Is that a cape??
I wear bright pink lipsticks all year ’round, but I think they feel *extra* appropriate when it’s hot outside. In this pic I’m wearing Shocking with a gray top, but I can’t wait to see it paired with crisp summer whites and gold jewelry. 🙂
Shocking’s giving me an ’80s vibe (big surprise). Can you picture the big-haired, shoulder-padded ladies of Dynasty rocking it while they weave their tangled webs of deceit? 🙂 It’s a lipstick worthy of BIG drama like that, and I love it! Makeup and Beauty Blog Rating: A+
Whoa-oh, we’re halfway there…
And how was your Wednesday, miss? Anything good to report? I think I’m gonna go for a quick run, something I haven’t done in eons. My body’s all achy and out of whack, which I take to mean it’s time to get my sweat on!
Hello, old friend!
Are you watching anything good on TV tonight or doing anything fun?
Your friendly neighborhood beauty addict,