creme de la femme

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On Friday I went to the new Westfield Shopping Centre at Stratford on the premise that I was to start my Christmas shopping. Well, unsurprisingly I failed on all accounts and didn’t buy any presents; the temptation of Forever 21 and MAC was far too strong! I had six mac empties so took my chance whilst I was there to back to mac and get myself a brand new lippie. I had previously thought I would choose a dark vampy colour like Rebel or Up the Amp but I was rather taken with Creme de la Femme, a frosty pinky-purple laced with gold shimmer.

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Creme de la Femme, with its berry pink colour, golden flecks and frosted finish is so pretty, but also quite underrated. I certainly hadn’t really given it much consideration before now. In the tube it looked a little too ‘mature’ for me, but actually, I am rather smitten with my choice, so much so that creme de la femme could be the creme de la creme of my lipstick collection!
I hope you have all had lovely weekends.
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37 Comments

  1. 27th November 2011 / 7:32 pm

    That is a really gorgeous colour, I might have to keep an eye out for that!

    xxx

  2. 27th November 2011 / 7:33 pm

    Oooh I like this lipstick! The colour is fab, may have to invest in some 🙂 loving the chanel coco rouge shades at the moment too! Doing a post on them this week 🙂 xx

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  3. 27th November 2011 / 7:34 pm

    Ooh that's lush! Reminds me of Fabby but in a more vibrant shade!

    T x

  4. 27th November 2011 / 7:41 pm

    such a lovely colour on you! i really want russian red, may have to treat myself on payday xx

  5. 27th November 2011 / 7:48 pm

    Looks nice against your skin tone. I still haven't been to Stratford Westfield yet …one day. Meh.

    I'm sure I have six MAC empties somewhere or a couple of MAC items I no longer want. Time for another visit.

  6. 27th November 2011 / 7:49 pm

    Absolutely love this! Definitely an underrated MAC lippie. Going to check it out next time I find myself at a MAC counter… tomorrow…

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  7. 27th November 2011 / 7:55 pm

    I bought a lipstick yesterday through back 2 mac too and posted about it too… honestly a coincidence! You really suit a frost… but frosts look awful on me shame as this is such a pretty colour! I'm off to Westfields next tuesday but didn't realise there was a forever 21, so excited now!!! xxx

  8. 27th November 2011 / 8:00 pm

    I've never heard of this colour before!
    It looks gorgeous, I love your lipstick swatches x

  9. 27th November 2011 / 8:01 pm

    Oooh, that is a lovely colour! Not sure how it'd look on me, though, dark coloured lipsticks seem to be the only ones that suit my skin tone! I think this one's pretty festive.

    x Michelle | thefeatherden.net

  10. 27th November 2011 / 8:22 pm

    It's a gorgeous colour, I'm too pale to pull off shimmer lipsticks 🙁

    xoxo.

  11. 27th November 2011 / 8:37 pm

    That is such a pretty colour x

  12. 27th November 2011 / 8:37 pm

    That is such a pretty colour x

  13. 27th November 2011 / 8:42 pm

    Love the colour – I don't really own many shimmer lipsticks, but might have to give this one a go 🙂

    Xxx

  14. 27th November 2011 / 9:05 pm

    this colour is really underloved in the blogger community. this was one of the first mac lipsticks i ever bought and i love it xx

  15. 27th November 2011 / 9:13 pm

    It looks so pretty and girly, yet so elegant! I'll have it on my list next time I visit MAC. Thanks for sharing Millie!It looks gorgeous on you!
    xx

  16. 27th November 2011 / 9:35 pm

    gorgeous!! xx

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  17. 27th November 2011 / 9:39 pm

    Such a nice colour! X

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  18. 27th November 2011 / 9:56 pm

    beautiful colour! I'm getting a mac lipstick from my sister for christmas and i'm so undecided about which one to choose. x

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  19. 27th November 2011 / 10:01 pm

    This is really gorgeous!
    love,
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  20. 27th November 2011 / 10:03 pm

    Oh wow that is gorgeous!
    x

  21. 27th November 2011 / 10:30 pm

    I really like this. I know this sounds stupid, but it looks really frosty and christmassy!
    x

  22. 27th November 2011 / 10:49 pm

    Woah that colour is absolutely beautiful! xx

  23. 28th November 2011 / 9:47 am

    Lovely colour 🙂

    Holli x
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  24. 28th November 2011 / 10:51 am

    I NEED this colour, it is stunning. great pair of lips byu the way, wish mine were fuller.

    think i may have to get this!

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  25. 28th November 2011 / 11:53 am

    This is such a gorgeous colour! Frost finishes don't really suit me otherwise I'd be out buying this right now !

  26. 28th November 2011 / 1:06 pm

    So beautiful! Never seen this around before either. Reminds me of something Cameron Diaz would wear for some reason! xx

  27. 28th November 2011 / 8:00 pm

    The colour looks nice on you. XOXO

  28. 28th November 2011 / 8:38 pm

    such a pretty cool. i normally go for really dark coloured lipsticks but i may have to give this one a try

    Much Love ♡

    Jess †

  29. 29th November 2011 / 10:30 pm

    This looks gorgeous, I've never even swatched this shade X

  30. 29th November 2011 / 10:42 pm

    This looks lovely! I have some empties for a back 2 mac, think I may put this on my list too! xx

  31. 2nd January 2012 / 7:13 pm

    love your blog!
    you are so beautiful ♥