Blue Lipstick-Could This Be A Trend?

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While walking the streets of Portland, I noticed a girl decked out in the cutest trendy ensemble wearing a midnight blue lipstick. This of course caused me to do that peripheral view thing that no one is good at being discreet about, men are especially bad at this. Then, the next day, in perfect timing, I saw that Lime Crime had a blue lipstick called, “No She Didn’t” in their collection.¬† While feeling a bit out the loop on the latest “makeup trend,” Obsessive Compulsive Cosmetics (of course) launches their Pretty Boy Lip Tar collection which also has a blue shade called “Butch.” Okay- something is going on here…blue must be the latest rage.

But you know something has a potential for being a serious trend when you see it on the runway. One of my favorite designers from the spring 2012 Mercedez-Benz Fashion week was Richard Chai, who had a few of his models rocking beautiful, blue lips. I am not exactly sure if I would be confident enough to wear this trend. It kind of reminds me of what someone would look like if they were drowning in the ocean, experiencing hypothermia, or was having difficulty breathing. So what do you think, is this the latest trend, or the latest fail? I would love your feedback…

 

 

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