The orange lip trend. Or, re-visiting Annabelle’s Volumelip glosses.

Monday, April 4, 2011

The product: Annabelle Volumelip lip gloss in So Sanguine

The shade: So Sanguine is a gorgeous orange/orange-red gloss with medium pigmentation and no shimmer. It’s amazingly on-trend, and really wearable (especially for something so orange)! Not exactly my shade of choice, but nonetheless gorgeous.

It’s super, super cute on Arianne, though, who totally rocks the orange lip ;)

The formula: We’ve reviewed these in the past, so feel free to head on over there if you’re interested! Here are a few key points –

  • All VolumeLip glosses are paraben- and scent-free, which is awesome.
  • They’re not super moisturizing, but they’re also not stripping,
  • The pigmentation ranges to very sheer (usually the light, almost-nude shades) to medium-sheer (usually the vivid shades, like this one),
  • And above all: they’re not sticky!

The packaging: I should probably mention one more thing – that the packaging has been fixed! My first two VolumeLip glosses, Cherryoké and Sweet Tweet, feature the original, hard tubes… which means that I haven’t been able to use either in months, what with my hands and all. (Breaks my heart; Cherryoké is gorgeous!)

This tube, however, is blissfully soft in comparison :)

The verdict? It’s the same as it was last time: without a doubt, you must try these! So Sanguine is the perfect choice if you’re looking to try out the orange lip trend without going all-out, but the line has enough options that I think everyone will be able to find at least one shade that they adore.

(just a touch, so you can see the amount of pigment!)

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13 Responses to “The orange lip trend. Or, re-visiting Annabelle’s Volumelip glosses.”

  1. glittergeek, on April 4th, 2011 at 7:19 am said:

    Thanks for the link love, Rae! :) I do love my orange lips, as long as my teeth doesn't get too yellow. :S
    My recent post Still Scared of Orange Lips Here are 3 More Tamer Ways to Wear the Trendy Colour for Spring and Summer

  2. I love how this looks almost like a stain!
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  3. herroyalbleakness, on April 4th, 2011 at 8:18 am said:

    The color pay-off is grade A, Rae. As always, a good review from you :)

    And oh, I saw your comment just now. I am soooo ecstatic that you dropped by my page, LOL. I commented back (on my post) crazily and all I did was gush. Even wrote about it in tumblr, LOL.

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  4. i cannot believe how pigmented this is, that's amazing!

    oh, and thanks for reminding me about cherryoké! i should definitely start wearing that :)
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  5. Ohh I have these! Time to dig them out of the beauty closet:) Darling what camera do you use? These pics are amazing!!
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  6. I love the look of So Sanguine! I adore the orange lip trend.

    Btw your lips are so pretty!

  7. […] the reviews by shade: Cherryoké and Sweet Tweet (post includes a full review of the formula), So Sanguine, and […]

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