Topshop Coy lipstick

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Topshop Coy lipstick Β£7

Despite owning a plethora of Topshop’s conventional lipsticks, this recent purchase is my first venture into their lip-crayon-type territory. Coy is a milky yet bright pinky-coral lip colour with a very matte finish and amazing pigmentation. I was instantly drawn to this lively pastel shade and knew it would sit neatly amongst all my other pink and peach toned lipsticks…of which there are a fair few! The texture and consistency of Coy is definitely more like a lip pencil rather than a lipstick and it doesn’t have that smooth, glossy application you get with the normal Topshop lipsticks. Without a quick slick of balm on your lips, the application of this lip crayon is pretty horrid. It feels dry, unforgiving and will magnify any dry or chapped skin to the nth degree. However with some well-prepped lips it will smooth on like a dream and give you a vibrant peachy-pink pop to your lips which I think is lovely as we slowly approach Springtime makeup.

Have you tried any of the Topshop lip crayons? Are they all as dry and tricky to apply?

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40 Comments

  1. 28th January 2013 / 11:27 pm

    Oh i was going to try these lip crayons but not a big fan , i prefer lipsticks. Its a lovely colour though! Also you jumper looks lovely!! Gorg colour also xox

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    x

  2. 28th January 2013 / 11:33 pm

    this is such a pretty color! and it looks fab on you its a shame that its more dry than the actual lipsticks though πŸ™ iwonder if that makes it last longer

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  3. 28th January 2013 / 11:41 pm

    gorgeous colour…I must give it a try! xx

    Shannen | shann-mariee-dee.blogspot.ie

  4. 29th January 2013 / 12:45 am

    this is ridiculously pretty on you!
    i love the topshop sticks when i swatch them, i just need to pluck u the courage to buy one.. i dont know if they'll suit me :/

    xoXo
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  5. 29th January 2013 / 1:36 am

    I'm loving Topshop lipsticks,I need to buy some more. Never tried the crayons yet. This shade looks amazing with your skin tone!

    Janelle @Β GlamorousMama

  6. 29th January 2013 / 5:42 am

    Pretty! Love such natural and nude shades! <3
    xx

  7. 29th January 2013 / 7:31 am

    Beautiful colour, when I saw the lipstick I expected it to be less lighter then it looks like on your lips, but I absolutely love it!

    Sanne
    Confessions of a blonde

  8. 29th January 2013 / 8:08 am

    So pretty! It really suits you well! xx

  9. 29th January 2013 / 8:13 am

    Gorgeous shade, i've been meaning to try these but had a feeling they would be dry! xx

  10. 29th January 2013 / 10:11 am

    It's a gorgeous colour but I personally prefer their lipsticks x

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  11. 29th January 2013 / 12:01 pm

    Love the colour! And could you do a post on your favourite skincare products? It always looks so flawless!

  12. 29th January 2013 / 12:17 pm

    Great post lovely, the colour looks really pretty on you and suits your skin tone perfectly. I've never purchased the lip crayon because of the way I thought they may apply. I'm a lipstick lover…just not in the crayon form!

    Eda x

  13. 29th January 2013 / 1:02 pm

    I haven't tried the crayons yet. Been far too worried that they were going to be very drying on. Love the colour though x

  14. 29th January 2013 / 1:02 pm

    I haven't tried the crayons yet. Been far too worried that they were going to be very drying on. Love the colour though x

  15. 29th January 2013 / 1:04 pm

    I'd love to know what mascara you're wearing in this! I looks amazing!

    Laura xx – Black & Gold

  16. 29th January 2013 / 1:12 pm

    I have this lip crayon and think the same about the application, I thought it was really drying and a bit disappointing, but I love the colour so much I'm going to do my best to work with it!
    Eleanor x

  17. 29th January 2013 / 1:43 pm

    Oh that colour is so lovely! Great for spring!

  18. 29th January 2013 / 2:48 pm

    So pretty! πŸ™‚
    Sucha gorgeous colour!!

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    xo

  19. 29th January 2013 / 3:13 pm

    I bought Coy way back last year and really hated it πŸ™ theyre just not for me, too dry x

  20. 29th January 2013 / 4:01 pm

    Milly, this looks gorgeous on you, I can't seem to pull it off so well and find it a bit chalky!

    Are those your real eyelashes or lash extensions? They look beaut! x

  21. 29th January 2013 / 5:47 pm

    Such a gorgeous colour and it looks lovely on you. Craving one of these so badly right now! xx

  22. 29th January 2013 / 8:43 pm

    The colour really suits you.
    I also love your jumper.
    I haven't actually tried any of the Top shop make, i must be the only one not to have tried it but I'm going to try it this year πŸ™‚

    Shauni x

    http://shaunibrown.blogspot.co.uk/

  23. 31st January 2013 / 1:18 pm

    I own this but have to admit, I applied it once and haven't used it since. It's just far too drying which is such a shame as it's such a beautiful colour! xx

  24. 1st February 2013 / 3:21 pm

    I have one of these pens/pencils and I've never been so disappointed in a product ever before! It's sooooo bad!
    Gem β™₯ | Miss Makeup Magpie

  25. 2nd February 2013 / 12:20 pm

    Gorgeous shade but I don't think it'll work on my Asian skin tone.

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