lilac and anise

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Citrouille Cosmetics is inspired by nature. Their ultra silky liquid lipstick formula is infused with castor oil, coconut oil, and vitamin E, but you'll have to make sure to mix well before applying. It is lightweight and glides on readily. It's also very comfortable and moisturizing, without ever cracking. My lips are much darker at the edges and I found

cider

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A rubescent bronze for the new year, Cider is a metallic matte liquid lipstick from Spectrum Cosmetic. Not all their products are vegan as per their universal ingredient list, but I was told that Cider DOES NOT contain carmine. Their formula goes on smooth with good consistency. Only one layer is needed. It doesn't feel too dry, but prior moisturizing

yule moon

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Here are some shabby holiday shades from Black Moon Cosmetics. Grave is reddened dirt. Grim is cool mud. Both are sister shades from the Dearly Departed Duo bundle, and I suppose they look like the same shade on me. The difference is pretty slight but more noticeable in person. These were taken in bright natural light. Grave is a bolder,

dusky willow

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Black Moon Cosmetics are a vegan and cruelty-free brand. Their formula is thick and creamy like butter. You won't need to apply a lot because it's very opaque, and my lips feel quite soft with Black Moon lipsticks. Willow and Dusk are their terracotta sister shades. Willow is the dark mauve tinge on bark. Dusk is wet earthen clay. My

candy planet

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Lonely Planet makes vegan and cruelty-free lipsticks by hand. Here are Showdown, Foxy, and Hey Mister from their gold-shimmery Disco Lips collection. The consistency is great but sometimes chunky, but my lips do feel soft and pretty moisturized. It does dry slowly and lasts for several hours, then fades actually quite prettily. While I do like the old name much