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  1. People stop me in the street when I wear this lip gloss

    When I wear this lipgloss I always get stopped in the street. And it looks great on everyone. Amazing. via we-are-scout.com. Photo: Lisa Tilse for We Are Scout

    I know. I sound stupidly full of myself. But it worked: I got your attention. Most days I feel pretty invisible walking down the street. I haven’t lost the weight I’ve put on since having a baby, and that was four years ago. I really need a haircut. I dress for comfort over style. And I wander around in a constant state of distraction, trying to remember the next thing on my to-do list. So when someone (always another woman) stops me in the street or in a shop to ask for the name of my lipgloss, I take notice. Of the lipgloss.

    People stop me in the street when I wear this lip gloss. via We-Are-Scout.com. Photo: Lisa Tilse for We Are Scout

    Introducing L’Oreal Paris Shine Caresse in 200 Princess, an absolute ripper of a lipgloss and my go-to colour for the past two years. It’s a juicy yellow-toned coral, which is incredibly flattering on a variety of skin tones. Coral has been trending for around eight years now, and while we’re seeing nudes coming back in a BIG way for lips, I’ll be wearing my coral gloss for a little while yet.

    The one lipgloss that gets me stopped in the street: L'Oreal Glam Shine Caresse in Princess, via We-Are-Scout.com.

    Clockwise from left, Barbara Palvin; A Brimful of Tasha; Maria from Glam Radar; and Elia Chaba all wear L’Oreal Glam Shine Caresse in 200 Princess.

    It’s also a great option for those who are are bit scared of wearing a full-on red. This packs the same visual punch as a red lip, but the subtle shine and stain of the pigment makes it softer and somehow more wearable. I really love the feel of this gloss on my lips too, which is super-moisturising without being sticky. This is down to the formula comprised of 30% water and 60% oil.

    You can find L’Oreal Paris Shine Caresse in 200 Princess at Priceline and pharmacies for $23.95.

    Tell me: do you have a lipstick or lipgloss that people always notice?

    Please note that this is an honest, independent review about a product I really love. It’s not a paid or sponsored review, and I was not gifted any product. I pay for my lip gloss myself.

    Photography and styling (top two images) by Lisa Tilse for We Are Scout.
    This post was originally published on We Are Scout.

    • Alexandra

      Yes, i have a shiny red (origins) and a matte orangy-red (nars) that people compliment me on and always add that it looks good because of my skin tone… Anyway, your comment about the postpartum weight, my son was seven when i decided to let it be and life has taken care of that plus a bit of swimming and lots of regular mom activities… Comfort is key, the fab gloss is the cherry on top!!! Thanks for the recommendation, Alexandra