Monday, 7 January 2013


topshop lip crayons

Topshop Lip Crayon in Arcade Secret Party Royal review Lipstick review swatch photo
Topshop Lip Crayon in Arcade Secret Party Royal review Lipstick review swatch photo
Topshop Lip Crayon in Arcade Secret Party Royal review Lipstick review swatch photo
Topshop Lip Crayon in Arcade Secret Party Royal review Lipstick review swatch photo
Topshop Lip Crayon in Arcade review Lipstick swatch photo
Topshop Lip Crayon in Arcade
Topshop Lip Crayon in Secret Party Lipstick review swatch photo
Topshop Lip Crayon in Secret Party
Topshop Lip Crayon in Royal Lipstick review swatch photo
Topshop Lip Crayon in Royal
new finishes

As I mentioned in my last Topshop Lips review, I noticed Topshop has reformulated and relaunched a few of their Topshop Lip Crayons. I've done individual shade reviews but popped it all in one post for ease! Overall I do like them, apart from the shimmer finish one as I just cant see them being that wearable. However they are nice, deeper darker additions to the Topshop Makeup line. I really like the new glossier pencils too but I find them on the whole to be a lot more messier and end up a melted smooched mess even under normal temperatures.


Topshop Lip Crayon in Arcade: This is a super glossy darkened plum shade, A perfect addition to the Topshop lipstick line which was really lacking darker and deeper shades. It's quite sheer but can be built up in layers. The formula is of a gloss compared to the usual matte formula of these Topshop Lip Sticks. I find the formula to be slightly unworkable as it sits too much on the surface of my lips and tends to gather around my lip line and in the corners on my mouth. This also melts at the first sign of heat so be VERY careful. My tube is currently smothered in glossy plum lipstick and I've only tested it a few times.

Topshop Lip Crayon in Secret Party: I'm not keen on this shade at all. Although it looks quite red in the tube once applied it looks fairly dark pink. The formula is odd, quite sheer, but build able but it has a cherry red glitter going through it which I just cant warm too. The finish reminds me of something that a little girl would get as a gift for Christmas. I just don't think it's that flattering or pretty on the lips thanks to the shimmer. It just screams childish and it's just not that wearable as the holographic metallic look isn't for everyone

Topshop Lip Crayon in Royal: Royal is my favourite of this bunch of lip pencils. It's a neutral cherry red lip crayon with a matte finish. For a red I think I actually quite like it on me, it's striking without being too much and the matte finish makes it wearable on a daily basis. Unlike previous Topshop Lip crayons I didn't find it very drying on the lips and overall felt much creamier and less chalky compared to the previous shades. It feels smooth and soft on the lips and doesn't enhance any dry patches at all. Absolutely gorgeous formula and I cant recommend it enough! I'd love if some of the chalkier Lip Stick shades (I'm looking at you Powder Room!) to be made more like this.

55 comments:

  1. I love all three of these shades, especially "Royal" I have never tried these, but I have a Topshop voucher left over from Christmas, so I deffo think I will get a couple of these! xx

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  2. Ooh I must try these out! Royal looks so lovely on you, I really like the matte finish :)
    xxx
    summerhollyday.com

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  3. These look amazing, the formulas seem so much better than the old ones. The plum shade look beautiful on you.

    Sophie
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  4. your so lucky you can pull off any lip colour! they all suit you so well x

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  5. I love royal it looks amazing on you! x

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  6. I love 'Arcade'! Just a shame that it's so difficult to work with :(

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  7. I love arcade, it is my absolute favourite xxx

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  8. arcade definitley my favourite !

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  9. Arcade is such a nice colour, too bad that it didn't seems to work well

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  10. Absolutely love love love all these colours on you! You definitely suit reds/plums, you should wear these colours more! I know you have said you prefer peachy pinks but these shades look fab on you :)

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    x

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  11. Arcade looks absolutely stunning on you. Shame it didn't work so well as the others. Would have been lovely if they just kept it matte like the others!

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    xx

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  12. I think they all look gorgeous on you, especially Arcade 'cause it's quite strange seeing you in a darker colour. Love the red too! xo

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  13. ooh the plum is looking gorgeous on you! you definitely rock the vampy look ;-). x

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  14. They look gorgeous, have wanted to try these for ageees! xx

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  16. Wow, you look like a beautiful princess Lily, Royal is beautiful..thank you very much for sharing this...

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  17. WHAT CAN YOU NOT PULL OFF!!? You seriously look great in all lip colors! How jealous I am. I can never pull most dark colored lippies you put on up there. You look so good!

    ♥,
    Shari
    The Misty Mom

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  18. All three colours look amazing on you! Especially the last one, Royal!

    xx
    - Keeley

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  19. Royal looks amazing on you! Catherine xo

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  20. I like the look of the Royal shade! I received the Ted Baker lip crayon tin for Christmas, so currently stocked up! xo

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  21. Royal is stunning! The orange version of this that you blogged about a while back is on my 'to buy' list the minute I get back to the UK so going to have to add Royal to that as well. These look more wearable during the day rather than the lipsticks
    xxx
    Nina from little nomad

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  22. I love the look of Arcade, but wish it had a matte finish.. Glossy darks don't suit me!

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  23. I love the colour of arcade, although I hate lipsticks which rip of and your only end up with colour around the edge of your lips and in the corners, so I'd probably stay clear of this one, although I love the matte finish of royal, I'm a massive fan of matte finish lipsticks and I can't seem to get enough of them at the minute! Love your blog as always :)

    Alexandra Lauren Rose

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  24. Such gorgeous colours! Royal is lovely! :) ♥
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  25. Definitely going to be purchasing some of these!
    They look so lovely! x

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  26. I'm in love with all three shades! Not a fan of Topshops actual lipsticks but I may have to purchase these! xx

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  27. I'm a massive fan of the Topshop lipsticks, the shades are amazing! I'm always fussy when it comes to trying new products but I guess that's how I discovered what I love now, may have to go in and do a few cheeky swatches of these :)

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  28. wow I love royal! I only recently got my first topshop lipstick and I love it, I will have to look out for these I have never tried a lip crayon before :) x

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  29. wow! love these colours! Xx

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  30. I thought Arcade and Royal look great on you! you should wear more vampy colours they suit you and not many people can pull them off :).
    Royal's pretty different too, i've only ever bought the lipsticks i'm definitely going to have to try the lip-sticks :)

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    x

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  31. These are so beautiful especially the red one!
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  32. I really like the last shade, Arcade, looks like it's very flattering and would suit most people
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  33. they're all so pretty! I'd love to try arcade, I've had quite the obsession with plum lips lately.. x

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  34. I hope the arcade isn't too glossy, it has been on ly list to try ever since i saw the tutorial on the website. Although after seeing RoyalI am slightly more swayed x

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  35. Arcade is a beautiful shade - it would probably make me look like a vampire but I love darker shades like that x

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  36. Arcade looks stunning on you and is different to your usual. You should try out Mac's 'Rebel' x

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  37. I really like these lipstick, have quite a few colours including secret party which I like very much but I think it that sort of pink works best on pale/blonde people. Royal looks lovely, might have to go and pick that one up next

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  38. Oh god I wish they sold Topshop make up here in Iceland!
    I would love to try some of these out, they look lovely.

    xoxo elín
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  39. Beautiful colours!! The pink one suits you so well :)

    Anna xx
    a-hint-of-glitter.blogspot.co.uk

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  40. I love the topshop lipsticks, but I wish COY was not so dry!
    Charli @ Charli-dot-dot-dot.blogspot.com
    x

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  41. they all suit you so perfectly but the arcade is the best! It goes with your hair and skin colour. I own arcade too but its a little bit annoying when i have to moisturize my lips and when applying it it makes it all messy :/

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  42. Arcade looks amazing on you, very vampish! x

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  43. I really want to try these!
    They look lovely, I really like the plum one on you :)

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  44. they all look gorgeous on you! :) Its a pity about the arcade formulation.
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  45. Arcade and secret party are amazing and look great on you ! I just found your blog and absolutely love it ! You have amazing reviews and great pictures , i'm so happy i came across your blog , i'm a new follower !

    x Liyana
    LiyanasAdvice.blogspot.com

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  46. royal looks so good. would have probably bought arcade but after reading the review, i doubt i will. have plenty of darker shades already anyway!

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  47. royal looks perfect, definitely wanna get it! x

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  48. I love the royal one and for £7, its a bargain!

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  49. They're all gorgeous <3 I wish my local topshop stored the make up, but they don't even store any jewellery let alone make up -_-

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  50. These look lovely especially the red-ish one! Want all of them, hah! <3 xo

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  51. :o these look fab!

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  52. Brilliant lip crayons! Best way of applying lipstick and feels so smooth. Collection is on going
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  53. They are very pretty colours, I will have to check them out.

    Laura
    www.whitewintersblog.com

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  54. Lovely shades, I'm definitely checking these out :)

    Katie xo
    http://sugarfixxbeauty.blogspot.com

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  55. I love Topshop makeup! Definitely need to try these! They look amazing on you especially the plum on!
    Jess xo
    http://eat-love-shop.blogspot.co.uk

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