Wednesday, 19 February 2014

Topshop Gloss Ink: Cruel

Have you ever had one of those times, when you've seen a product on someone else's blog and immediately thought, I have to have that? Well this was one of those times for me. I was browsing through my Bloglovin feed and came across Fleur de Force's post on these Gloss Ink's from Topshop. I was instantly drawn in by the amount of pigmentation there was and the colour payoff on her lips was amazing. She had mentioned several different shades in her post but I have a soft spot for deep berry colours so I knew the shade Cruel would be perfect for me.

Next time I went to my local shopping centre I browsed the make up stand in Topshop and found the only sealed Cruel colour gloss and paraded down to the till with a smug satisfied look on my face and handed over my £8.

When I got home (after taking photos of course) I popped it on my lips. My immediate reaction was relief as I was worried that it would be sticky and if there's one thing I hate about lipglosses its getting my hair stuck on my lips. However, this one is a stain so after applying it stains your lips rather than resting on them, the colour payoff is AM-A-ZING and lasts for several hours before you need a touch up. You can build up the colour too to get your desired shade.

Obviously, I realise we are heading into spring so there are plenty of other brighter shades to suit everyone's taste but I'm pretty happy with my choice.

Also, hurray for me, I have now also purchased something off one of my wishlists in the same month I posted it! Usually all my money is swallowed up in the first week after payday!

Have you tried any of the Gloss Ink Stains from Topshop? What do you think?


  1. I really need to try some TopShop make up! This colour looks gorg and the packaging is rather swish too! :)
    LouLovesbeauty xxx

  2. This is a pretty shade & the black packaging looks sleek too

  3. I've heard a lot of hype about these- definitely need to go and pick one up for myself!xx

    Sharlotte //

  4. ooow I have never tried these from topshop but I think I am going to give them a go, I love the packaging and it's such a gorgeous colour! x

  5. I'm so getting this lipstick! Thank you for sharing it hun! x


  6. Arr, such a pretty, beautiful dark colour! :D
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