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I've been (Lip Stick) Tagged!

This is my very first tag since blogging- Alicia from Gloss and Sticks tagged me... She has an amazing beauty blog that features her beautiful face of the days. Please check out her blog when you get the opportunity!

1. When you were a child, did you use your mother's lipsticks?

No, I didn't. I really wasn't in to makeup when I was little. Contrary to what people think, I wasn't one of these little girls that had the play makeup sets. I would always watch my mother apply makeup and I remember it was always calming to watch her apply it and the colors always intrigued me. I played with her nail polish more than I did makeup.

2. How old were you when you bought your first lipstick?

I was 18 when I bought my first lipstick. It was "O" by Mac. I'm ashamed that I still have it. I had a love-hate relationship with lipstick and didn't wear it for the longest time. It didn't matter what the color was, I didn't think it looked good on me. As you can see from my pics above, my thinking has changed :)

3. Pink or red lipstick?

Both! Both colors look good on everyone. I like pink lipstick because it makes you look youthful and red lipstick because it's classic glamorous! Red is a feel good color for me, whenever I'm depressed- I wear red.

4. The most expensive lipstick you have ever bought?

Mac lipstick for $14 and that was before I got my Mac Pro card.. I love Mac lipstick. I'm trying to broaden my horizons and try other lipsticks.

5. And the cheapest?

Wet n Wild lipstick for .99 cent each.

6. What's the most bizarre thing you have ever done with a lipstick?

I have wrote on my arms with lipstick, used it as eyeshadow and blush and I drew lipstick on my face like I was Indian. The most bizarre thing is... I wrote a 4 page fan letter to Nokio from the R'B singing group Dru Hill back in the day (I love Dru Hill!) and I had to spray the letter with perfume and I put on some lipstick and kissed the paper, leaving my lipstick print on the letter. I was so sprung! After all that, I never mailed the letter off- my cousin told me Nokio wasn't going to read it... (rolls eyes).

Nokio, this was before he started getting crazy with his hair!
7. If you had to recommend a lipstick, which brand would you recommend and why?

I would recommend Iman, Mac and Wet n Wild, all of those brands have lipsticks that are definitely affordable and they offer a wide range of colors. Their lipsticks are also moisturizing and long wearing.

I would like to tag Cocoa from Gettin Cazhmerred, The Brown Girl from Beauty and the Brown Girl, Girl Rates WorldThe Glamorous Gleam, Andrea from Andrea's Beauty Blog,  Answering the Call of Beauty and Sher from 871sher.

Do you prefer lip stick, gloss, both or neither? Vote in my poll on the top right!


Mz More said…
OMG I love MAC O, it is 1 of my faves! I will do this tag ASAP! :)
Ms. Viva Glam said…
Thanks! I'm almost finished with Mac "O", after all this time.

I can't wait to read your lipstick tag, I've been admiring your collection.
QT said…
How cool! Loved reading this and thanks for the tag!

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