Besame Cosmetics Lipsticks

Besame Cosmetics is an absolutely stunning brand that mimics makeup of the past both in style and colour. Each lipstick shade represents a shade that was popular during the year it was named after (e.g. 1930 Noir Red, etc.) What I love about these lipsticks is that they’re just a solid, trustworthy lipstick. You know that the colour you purchase is going to show up on your face exactly as the tube itself looks. I particularly like the flat, square tip for application. You can use the pointed ends to line it, and the flat top to fill the lips in consistently.

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As you can see from this pic, I definitely need a mani, and my Besame lipsticks are definitely well loved! This particular shade is Carmine, one of my go-to’s.

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Another favourite is 1930 Noir Red. It’s a lush, plum red that I particularly enjoy for winter.


I fell in love with these lipsticks a little while after I’d stopped working as an actor/tour guide at The Tunnels of Moose Jaw. The first summer that I worked there I had absolutely loved dressing up and dolling up as a flapper and travelling time while leading tours for the day. When I saw Besame lipsticks featured in a video on Facebook, I was instantly hit with this nostalgic pang both for the retro-styled makeup and for the lipsticks that reminded me of my flapper job. If my bank account was limitless, I’d own every single one of them to be honest!


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