"Just look at all of this," she said as each fresh tube marked the back of her hand in random streaks of color. My eyes were on the road as I weaved my way home, dinner and children were waiting and we were hungry, but I still caught a glimpse of Champange and Rose, Berry and Plum, Peach Shimmer and Coral... all colors in the bottom of her purse, barely touched. Hardly used.
"I buy these with high hopes for myself, and then never use them."
I think this about sums up most of us, tubes of lipstick rolling around the bathroom drawer, hidden in the cabinet and among the mess of crayons, coins and tissue in the bottom of our purses. Colors we've maybe never even used or hardly tried.
And I think it's time for a solution.
So this weekend, round up your stockpile of sticks, creams and glosses... clean out your handbags, rifle through those messy drawers, whip up an easy batch of this DIY lip scrub to prep your pout and get ready for #PROJECTlipstick!
Starting on Monday, July 30, Bri and I will post a photo each day, a self portrait, while wearing one of our rarely used, need to be seen lip colors. A tube or pot of pigment we rounded up from the dark corner where it was hiding and we'll hashtag the photos on Instagram and Twitter with #PROJECTlipstick... and we invite you to do the same!
Together we'll all find new colors to fall in love with and others that totally bombed. We'll clean up, slim down and perk up our arsenal of lip shades. And another bonus? It'll actually help me to wear make-up this week, because I think this past week I made-up myself about a total of two times.
Next Friday, we'll share some of our new faves and the colors we're happy to part ways with, as well as share some of our favorite photos by YOU (with links). And on top of it all, we're putting together a sweet giveaway, a totally rad bundle of our favorite lip loves for our favorite photo of YOURS shared on either Instagram or Twitter with the hashtag #PROJECTlipstick.
Get ready girls and be prepared for lots of compliments all day on the fun colors you'll be sporting! We hope you'll give this a go.