As previously mentioned on this blog (and every other beauty publication, be it digital or print) a strong, purple lip is a must-try for fall. Shades of deep eggplant and blackberry wowed at shows like Peter Som, Antonio Berardi, and Missoni back in February, causing a host of cosmetics companies to add the dramatic hue to their seasonal color offerings. There are so many bullets to sort through, in fact, I thought I'd take the liberty of test-driving seven choice selections during fashion week-a new lipstick every day-to help you better choose your perfect pigment and maybe even be crowned "that dark-haired girl with the purple lipstick" by next Friday (fingers crossed!). Here, part one of the great purple-lip experiment of 2010.
The Lipstick: Illamasqua Lipstick in Growl
The Application: While this color looks like a blackened aubergine in its tube, it actually applies with a slight burgundy tint. That being said, it's incredibly dark, so a liner is a must. I like MAC'sRead More »from Seven Days of Purple Lipstick: Part 1