Totally Beauty Network challenged me to try their new COLOUR range of lipsticks and dared me to find better value for $2.50. Yes, $2.50 for a lipstick! The new COLOUR by TBN collection has 20 shades, all with the added benefit of Aloe Vera and Vitamin E to help care for our lips.
My first impression was that the packaging was rather fun. Each case reflects the color, so it would be handy knowing which lipstick you are grabbing without needing to check the bottom for the name. The bullet is silver and the logo is embossed on the black bottom. The cases are very lightweight and the lipstick had a nice fragrance, not a nasty one like you would expect from a cheap lipstick.
Each color swatched very smoothly and evenly in 2 swipes. The swatches are from left to right:
Our First Kiss 870 which is a Dusty Pink.
Pucker Up 872 which is a Flamingo Pink.
Lovers Smooch 876 is a Bold Pink and
Lip Attitude 877 is a Plum.
Hurry Up and Kiss Me 879 is a Ruby Red.
Pout Those Lips Girl! 888 is a Plum.
And Kiss and Make Up is an Orange.
As you can see, all the colors are very pigmented after 2 swipes. I kept Hurry Up and Kiss Me on for several hours and it stayed magnificently. I was surprised that a $2.50 lipstick could *surprise* me and I am glad that TBN gave me the chance to try something I normally would never would have purchased. The range also includes colors such as Magenta and a Gold, which I am interested in seeing....maybe I should go seek out a stockist? To find one near you go to the Total Beauty Network website or call 1300 765 332.