1/50 Shades: Pink Cashmere.

Yes, I drew the heart.
Yes, I drew the heart.

If you’re learning anything about me, it’s that I LOVE a blog series. So why not start another one? This series is all about lip color, because I don’t wear enough of it, and I’m really trying to branch out.

Pink Cashmere
Pink Cashmere

So in the spirit of people’s obsession with Fifty Shades of Grey and the movie coming out (at some point), I’m doing my own version of Fifty Shades… of pink lip color. I’ve already showed you the ins and outs of rockin’ the red lip, so I’m going back to one of my favorite lip shades, and that’s pink (I love dark purple gloss, too).

And, as of now, I’m purchasing all of these colors myself — so I will be honest. Now, onto the lip color! Shade one is “Pink Cashmere,” by L’Oreal Paris. It’s #171 in the L’Oreal Colour Riche selection, also categorized as Colour Caresse Lipstick.

According to Amazon:

  • L’Oreal Paris #1 best-selling lipstick
  • Formulated with revolutionary Lightfeel System to deliver a feather-light finish without being sticky or heavy
  • Vibrantly sheer color and conditioned lips

I will agree that it’s light, and smooth. However, I don’t think it’s “sheer.” The color is vibrant. One of the reviewers on Amazon described it as “Barbie pink,” and I’d agree with that.

It is easy to apply, and I like that the color on the outside of the tube is very similar to the actual color that ends up on your lip. I purchased this tube at Big Lots for $4, and it looks like the average price is around $7.

Truthfully, I’m not if this shade looks great on me. I’m not going to ditch it, but it might be too bright to be my favorite. This is why we keep on searching!


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