Annabelle’s #24Days of TwistUp!

The past year or so I’ve been getting bolder with playing up my lips and applying some colour to them.

Exhibit A:

Exhibit B:

Both photos shown above are in the colour Monroe by Annabelle TwistUp that I reviewed. I instagram’ed the first image and the response I received from everyone was great. They loved the colour on me!

Well, I’m daring to be colourful with the launch of twelve new shades of Annabelle TwistUp Retractable Lipstick Crayon. Annabelle’s product has now doubled, with 24 shades available in some amazing hues. Here are the 12 newest shades, which launched during the summer. I know it’s a tiny picture, but click to enlarge it:12newtwistups

They’re basically everywhere. Even Target carries them which I spotted, and snapped a few shots of.  Annabelle TwistUps at Target Canada

Pointing, in case you couldn’t tell exactly where they were. Heh.Annabelle at Target Canada

The lip crayon is in a twist up tube and requires no sharpening. Since it’s creamy yet lightweight formula, it literally glides onto your lips like butter. Not that I’ve ever applied a stick of butter to my lips, but you get the gist.Annabelle-TwistUps

Starting tomorrow October 1, I will be participating in the #24Days challenge of wearing all 24 different shades of TwistUp  lip products by Annabelle throughout the next 24 days. All 24 colours baby, get ready for some colourful lips within the next few weeks. Hooo boy. Again, you can click to enlarge to view them better.Annabelle TwistUp

I’ve had some fun swatching the colours on myself before starting the challenge tomorrow, and all of the lipstick crayons are very pigmented but have this nice glossy finish to them. So there’s no drying feeling at all. And since I’m a lip-licker, that matters to me. Hate the feeling of dry lips.

A new shade will be featured as a “Shade Of The Day” each day between October 1 — October 24.

24days-with-annabelleAt the end of the 24 days I’ll be filling out this calendar that I somewhat copied from Annabelle, but my FACE will be inside each of these little boxes. Cute right? I thought so. However, if you want to see me capture a different colour on my lips for the next 24 days, I’ll be posting them all on my personal Instagram & Twitter, so be sure to get your follow on!

BLAM. My face, 24 times. Get ready for it. Er, you won’t have to be getting ready — I’ll be the one getting ready. Apologies for the mixed message. Just sit back and watch it all unveil. ;) Annabelle-TwistUp

Join the great Canadian swatch fest happening through social media channels. Anyone and everyone is invited to participate in the #24Days with Annabelle.

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Red lip ladies

Boom. Those red lips stand out, don’t they?bold-red-lips

Who knew I’d be bold enough to pull off a red lip?

Want to know where to get it? Shoppers Drug Mart, my Canadian friends. It’s the Fall 2013 launch from Annabelle Cosmetics.

Gotta say, I’m kind of enjoying how it looks on me. It even makes my teeth look whiter. You can see for yourself in the short outfit of the day video I filmed over the weekend.

Below is a photo of the Annabelle Retractable Eyeliner in the beautiful violet purple shade caled Twilight. Since I don’t wear much eye makeup often, I’ve only worn this twice. So far so good, it lasts a while and it’s not a very stark shade like black would be. It definitely brought out those blue eyes of mine ;) You can pick up this shade or any of the 6 in the collection from Shoppers Drug Mart. Retails for $9.95.annabelle-liner

Get this. The end of the retractable eyeliner POPS OFF, and has a tiny little sharpener on the end. Always have a point to do precise lines!annabelle-eyeliner

Next up is my favorite, clearly since I filmed a video and took a ton of photos of me wearing it. monroe-red-lip-crayon

A lip crayon in the color Monroe. All I need is a little mole by my lips and then you can call me Marilyn. It’s such a fun color to wear, especially in the summer. I have my self tanner on, and I also just recently dyed my hair darker. So the color really pops! Excuse the weird lip pose. I was trying something new. I won’t do it again ;) pop-of-red

There’s 12 brand new shades to choose from. All the way from bold, to pinks and of course neutrals. It wasn’t drying on my lips and had a bit of sheen so it wasn’t completely matte on my lips, thus not drying them out which was a bonus.monroe-red

I’m going to use this twist up lip crayon up in no time. Good thing they’re only $10.99 from Shoppers Drug Mart!annabelle-fall-2013

Included in the Fall 2013 Annabelle launch are some great eyeshadows. A quad with some beauty purples and pinks, and then a few trios to choose from. You can see a more in depth review of all the Annabelle Fall 2013 collection from a fellow blog friend, Aleeza from Toronto. 

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