A few weeks ago, there was a crazy article on my feed about how EOS lip balms were causing all sorts of allergies (read about it here and here). The hot topic got me and Cosmo’s resident beauty girl, Retty Contreras, talking about our lip balm issues. And guess what? She told me that the EOS thing actually happened to her! Fortunately, she was able to cure her skin dilemma with the help of her derma + an OTC hydrocortisone cream.
Phew! So after the shock of the EOS scandal wore off, our convo switched to all the fab lipstick colors she was wearing on IG (follow her via @rettyacon). Other women inspire me to be braver about my lippie shades, so I asked if she’d share her top picks on the blog—and she agreed! Yay! Check them out below:
Retty says: “If I could live on one lipstick alone, it would be Twig. I think I’ve convinced at least 10 people to get their own tube!”
Retty says: “I wanted to see what the hype was about Tom Ford lippies. Aside from the pretty packaging, the formulation is really something I’ve never seen for. Also, I’m not sure why, but my lips look bigger when I use it. Lols.”
Are you loving Retty’s picks so far? You have to see the last one—it’s from MAC’s new retro matte line and the bloody red shade looks uh-ma-zing. Continue reading