November 4, 2015
Brand Name: Gold by Giles Beauty at New Look
Lipcote Rating: 4.0 / 5
Gold by Giles is fashion designer Giles Deacon’s beauty range for New Look. Having teamed up with them before on clothing lines, we’re glad he’s finally forayed into the world of beauty, with some pretty glamorous results!
The range includes nail wraps, polishes, eye shadows, bronzers and more, all in suitably glam packaging, and to be honest we’d expect nothing less! We chose the lipstick in the shade Vixen – a lovely, vibrant, cerise mid-pink, with blue undertones. The cool pink tone gives the impression of whiter teeth – always a plus – and the lippie is smooth and very well pigmented especially for a budget offering, although it could come across ever so slightly chalky, but this is remedied with a tiny bit of lip balm applied to the lips beforehand. The packaging is very sleek, in black and gold with gold lettering. It does have a slightly plastic-y lightweight feel to it, and we wouldn’t want to chuck it in the bottom of our handbags just in case we came over it cracked and with pink lippie mashed everywhere a couple of hours later! But overall it looks classy and chic. And a brilliant little bonus – the colour cube in the top of the casing not only shows you what colour you’re choosing when you’re rooting around in your makeup, it actually clips off the top and contains a little extra dollop of the lipstick, perfect for dipping a finger into to create a stain!
Overall we are happily impressed by this lippie! At only £2.99 they’ve really done a great job of perfecting the balance between a great product and pretty packaging. And don’t forget to enter our lipstick draw on Facebook this week to win it!
Love, Lipcote x
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