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Sunday, 22 December 2013

topshop gloss ink in cruel

topshop gloss ink in cruel review swatch photo
topshop gloss ink in cruel review swatch photo
topshop gloss ink in cruel review swatch photo


Topshop Gloss Ink's are high shine glosses combined with a stain. Think YSL Glossy stains with a much more reasonable price tag. I have the Gloss Ink in the shade Cruel which is a deep dark glossy berry red. As I'm one to shy away from glosses, I thought that I wouldn't like this so much. Yet this Topshop Glossy Ink has grown on me, and in all I really love the look it gives. A really sexy juicy pout which is perfect for winter nights on the town. My only niggle is that its SO easy to over apply these and make them look a bit too overdone (as per first photo). I had to blot my lips and reapply before getting even application, it looked like I'd applied way too much gloss. I also felt they were a teeny bit prone to bleeding, but my lips are terrible for this (hence why I generally wear matte lipsticks!), but a clear lipliner should keep this at bay.

The Skinny- Great budget dupe for the YSL Glossy stains! Other shades from the range include Sloe Gin, Sugar Rush, Smitten & Relentless
Have you tried the Topshop Gloss Inks?

57 comments

  1. Gorgeous shade, so pigmented too! Reminds me of the nyx glosses actually,
    Liza | Glambeautys | YouTube

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  2. This is such a gorgeous colour for winter!
    Sophie x

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  3. ooh these look gorgeous! xx

    a-little-treat.blogspot.com

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  4. Gorgeous colour & the pigmentation looks fab! :) xx

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  5. Really like the colour, perfect for this time of year. Will have to check these out next time I'm in topshop :-)

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  6. Stunning colour, it really suits you Lily, I'm not normally a gloss fan but these could be right up my street :)
    http://wwwclairabelle.blogspot.co.uk/

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  7. Such a great colour and finish :)

    sentimental-wink.blogspot.com

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  8. Wow these look awesome, love Topshop make up!

    Tiny Alis.

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  9. Absolutely stunning! This color looks amazing on you :)x

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  10. Such a pretty color! I need to get my hands on a few of these. Xx

    Emily | emcolli.blogspot.com

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  11. Love the packaging, Imagine wearing this colour on a windy day hahah

    Emma from http://www.masqueradebelle.co.uk

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  12. such a gorgeous shade, dark colours really suit you!

    http://andthislittlepiggybeauty.blogspot.co.uk/

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  13. I love Cruel on you Lily. It's stunning. For only £8, I think I should pop into my local Topshop and have a nosy at the other shades available. I love my bold but glossy lip products. :)

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  14. Love this shade, it's so pigmented too! x

    lamourjosie.com

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  15. this looks great, i really love the colour - and the packaging! xxx
    mollyox.blogspot.com

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  16. Bloody gorgeous! Think I may have to go out and buy this. You look stunning and flawless xx

    http://mascaraandcakes.blogspot.co.uk/

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  17. Love that colour, not sure if I could pull it off though! x

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  18. I don't think I'd like the texture of this gloss, but the colour is gorgeous!

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  19. I'm not a big gloss fan but the color looks lovely on you (:
    http://www.bloglovin.com/stefaniemarie233

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  20. Gorgeous shade, it looks lovely on you :)xo

    http://901lovely.blogspot.co.uk/

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  21. wow! You look like a doll in last picture. A vampy doll :)

    http://exquisiteelixir.com/

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  22. That shade looks stunning on you, so gorgeous! x

    holljc.blogspot.co.uk

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  23. ahh so glam for this time of year! gorgeous colour on you. x

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  24. I haven't seen anything about these, they look perfect! Love this shade.

    www.northoflondonblog.com

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  25. Ooh I've never seen these but I'm so intrigued! Love the glossy stain look, and this color is gorgeous on you. So festive!
    xx
    Stephanie | Love, August

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  26. That colour is gorgeous, Topshop are bringing out some lovely shades lately x
    RosalieJayne

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  27. I love this, it looks so perfect for winter!

    http://paleandpainted.blogspot.co.uk/

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  28. wow this lipgloss looks amazing on you!

    Rachel x
    Style Soup

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  29. This is such a lovely colour and suits you so much!

    http://laurenslittleblogs.blogspot.co.uk/
    xx

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  30. Love the look of this, the colour is gorgeous! x

    Maddy from UNSTITCHEDD

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  31. This colour is stunning and it looks so super glossy and chic!

    beautyandtheb1.blogspot.co.uk

    B xx

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  32. This looks so nice!

    jessssicahart.blogspot.co.uk

    (i am also running a chanel giveaway on my blog)

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  33. beautiful gloss
    xx
    daniella
    simplybeautifulelegant.blogspot.com

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  34. Looks amazing!

    www.georginaclare.com
    .Georgian Clare.

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  35. I really love this shade, but I'm not too fussed on the glossy formula. I'd prefer a bit less shine and a bit more even-ness.

    lillies and lipbalm

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  36. WOW I can't believe how glossy they are!

    Emily
    www.beautybyemily.co.uk

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  37. This colour is incredible! It suits you very well :)

    Valérie // scribblesofvalerie.com

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  38. the color is amazing!!! but for my taste its too glossy...its just a bit too much gloss. but its just my opinion.

    pssshhht.blogspot.com

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  39. WOW! your gloss is AMAZING!!
    Do you want we follow each other? let me know :)
    xoxo
    alohafromvogue.blogspot.com.es/

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  40. Wow!Beautiful color!Nice blog) Would you like to follow each other? Just let me know in my blog. xoxo
    http://www.elationofcreation.com/

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  41. Gorgeous colour but I'm not sure I'd be brave enough for it !
    WWW.beautybyageek.blogspot.com

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  42. love this colour and glossy finish! looks really great on you, Lily! x

    morerebe.com

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  43. Wow this looks gorgeous on you Lily... what an amazing shade! xx

    Gem // Miss Makeup Magpie

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  44. Ohh i love this colour, i would definitely always end up applying too much though!

    http://whaticallbeautiful.blogspot.co.uk/

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  45. Loooove the shade, was thinking about getting the Sugar Rush one but i prefer this one now
    Thanks
    Xx

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