Rimmel London- Stay Matte Liquid Lip Color – Review Aplus1Shimmer

Who doesn’t like to have lipstick which stays all day long? Stay Matte Liquid Lip color is what we are going to talk about. No more frequent touch ups. Yes!!

To be true I am bit lazy mommy who does not like to do touch-ups at all. And you know why?. So I prefer something that stays for long time and its easy my lips.

After testing it for few days, I would like to share my take on this lip colors.



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LANCÔME JUICY SHAKER- Product review by Aplus1shimmer.

Lancome Juicy Shaker is game changer. Leaving behind old lip gloss, which is nothing but sticky and annoying most of the time :).

This Lancome juicy shaker stands out different from other lip-gloss because of its bi- phased formula. i.e Nourishing oils and shot of  beautiful pigments. They are sitting separately in the bottle (looking like Cocktail shaker). And like cocktail shaker you have to shake it hard before use, to blend in beautiful color and oils together.



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Perfect Lipstick.

“Give a woman the right lipstick and she can conquer the world”- Marilyn Monroe

Make-up is an Art. Every stroke counts. Every color defines you.  Over decades, lip color have been highly used, it the one thing that gives a straight statement.

Many of you have doubt, why does lipstick bleed? , Lip color uneven? , flaky application, lipstick running all over? Oh God! Well, i quick break down and you can easily Master the art of Lipstick application

As I always tell my clients to get perfect lipstick on, keep your lips clean, hydrate and moisturized. “ShimmerHack” – Apply genrous amount of lip balm before starting your make- up.

  1. Prepare Lip– Prepping is the key‼Just like your skin, you need to exfoliate your lips with lip-scrub and generously apply lip balm for healthy looking lips. You may apply lip primer after to make color stay for longer and to stop color bleeding.
  2. Base– Apply left over foundation from your brush, it is important to conceal the uneven lip-tone or discoloration on your lips. This will help in building the color evenly creating a flawless base.


  1. Lip-liner– To achieves a polished well-defined lip, it’s really important to use good and sharp lip pencil. Drawing “X” on upper lip, just below cupid bow following the natural lip-line and two lines creating “V” at the inner corner. And then connect out-lines. Fill in the color with the lip liner.


  1. Lipstick– Choose the lipstick of your choice, take some product on the brush and start apply evenly from the inner corner. Layer your lipstick to intensify the color, or to reach desired color.
  2. Give definition– Quickly run the concealer brush on the edges to clean and correct any mistakes and Voila! your define lips are ready to pout.



Wish you, happy lip!! Post your pictures with lovely pout!!
*This post is not sponsored. All opinions are my own.
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A Smile Is The Prettiest Thing You Can Wear

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DIY- Lip Scrubber

Lip Scrubber‼ Hot new trend but not something new. Say bye-bye to chapped lips and hi! to beautiful smile.

A change in season means your skin needs care and so does your lips. No one likes chap lips and lipstick application makes it hard. Ask me! I face it all the time with my clients.

Just a lip balm will never solve your problem of chapped lips and what you need is to exfoliate. Yes! you are read that right. Even your lips has layer of dead skin that needs to be removed and moisturised.

Different lips scrubber are available in market with price ranging from moderate to expensive. But I find it easy to make at home, with ingredients usually available in every household.
So what all do you need? 🙂

Well – Brown sugar, Olive oil, essential oil and that’s it! Optionally, you can also add food color like the red color shown in pic.

Take a small bowl and add – 1tbs Brown Sugar, ½  tbs Olive oil, 1/2 drops of essential oil and few drops of color. Mix it together and apply slowly in circular motion on lips. You can treat your lips for few min and wash & pat it dry.






Now apply your lip balm to keep your lip soft and moisturized. I prefer Elizabeth Arden 8-hour cream lip balm, its very good and favourite of most makeup artist. Saves the day 🙂

Benefits of the Ingredient

  1. Brown Sugar– Brown sugar contains glycolic acid (Alpha-hydroxyl acid), which fight against bacteria and keeps the skin vivacious & healthy. It helps to improve on sun damage and skin aging. It is again natural humectant, keeps in moisture locked and guards from destructive toxins.
  1. Olive oilIt adds antioxidant properties and locks the moisture. It is also a rich source of vitamins, including A, D, K and E.
  2. Essential oil– combats aging of the skin and heal it. Lavender and sandalwood oil works best for me! 🙂

All the best‼ And don’t forget to share your experience.

*This post is not sponsored. All opinions are my own.