I’m absolutely loving the glowy no-makeup look for skin, and obviously I’m not the only one. Maybelline have just extended their rather wonderful Baby Lips line to include a balm which can be used on both lips and cheeks to create a super cute makeup look. They’re also packaged like little sweeties which is just too adorable!
Probably the brightest of the four available shades is Blooming Ruby. It’s a stunning pink-toned red which adds a much need pop of colour to my winter-pale skin. I tend to use it when I’m feeling a little blah as the colour is just so pretty!
On the lips it gives a really beautiful just-bitten kind of a look, and the colour can be built up. It’s a great choice if you’re looking for an easy wear to wear red lips, or if you’re after a summer-appropriate version. Rolled across the tops of my cheek bones and blended in, Blooming Ruby gives a perfect pop of rosy colour.
Shimmering Bronze is probably the shade I was most nervous of trying since I tend to stick powder blush formulas. I shouldn’t have worried though, as the formula is so sheer and gives such a believable wash of colour, it’s absolutely fool proof to use.
Although Shimmering Bronze looks quite dark in colour, it melts into skin leaving behind a really believable tan. Swiped over my nose, cheek bones and brow bones, with a touch on my forehead and chin, the Baby Lips Balm & Blush makes me feel like I’ve just come in from the beach. The tiny golden shimmers in the formula makes skin look flawless. It’s also beautiful worn on the eyelids as a subtle eye gloss – it gives definition without looking heavy.
I cannot wait until I have a bit of a tan to fully enjoy Innocent Peach. As you can imagine, it’s a lovely peachy shade which just screams summer.
I’ve been mostly using it on my lips as it’s such a flattering colour. It makes me feel super spring-y. It’s also a nice way to change up my regular nude-lip.
Flirty Pink is the shade that I reached for first when the four popped through the door. In a word it’s stunning. I absolutely love how it looks like it should be almost neon, but instead it’s the perfect flirty pink that’s as pretty on cheeks as it is on lips.
On the lips it gives an absolutely stunning wash of pink, and it is a perfect blush colour. Whenever I’ve been looking a little pale, a quick slick of the stuff makes me look and feel far perkier.
Baby Lips Balm and Blush are priced at £4.99 each, and they’re available here (UK) and here (US).