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Jouer and Colourpop

I love Colorpop's lipstick, especially their Ultra Matte Liquid Lipsticks! I love how they manage to stay put for hours and what I love the most? The price! These liquid lipsticks are only $6!

My absolute favorite shade is Times Square. And I'm not just talking my favorite shade in the Colourpop line. I'm talking my favorite shade of all time!

Colourpop's Times Square
Colourpop Times Square

It's the perfect pinky toned nude with just a hint of brown, making it extremely flattering on my skin tone. However, there's one gripe I have with these lipsticks. They tend to crumble at the corners of my mouth in a white, flaky, highly unattractive, and extremely embarrassing way.

In comes Jouer lip balm. I first received a sample of it wayyy back in my birchbox and fell in love with it until my cat got his hands on it and destroyed it.

I purchased the full sized one and used it under all my Colourpop lippies and voila! No more crusty lips. Now I know what you're thinking..."I can do this with any 'ole lip balm"...negative. I have tried.

What I like about Jouer is that it's not just a lip moisturizer. It has plumping properties as well. Not plumping ala Kylie Jenner or even bee stung lips, but just enough to fill in the wrinkles of your lips preventing the lip color from settling in there and crusting up. I have naturally large lips and I love how this balm makes them look juicer and fuller.

Totally suck at taking selfies but here's how it looks on me:

Moi

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