Recap of Annabelle Cosmetics #24Days Challenge

I just got back from the mall. Two nights in a row after not going for months on end. Then again, last night’s excursion wasn’t for me. I dropped $200 at H&M, on 3 pairs of pants and 1 black velvet blazer. Everything looked great, and I couldn’t decide! I’m somewhat having buyers remorse. I’ll have to go through my closet to see if I really need the pants and blazer, and then go from there. Oops.

Today I uploaded the last image for the #24Days challenge with Annabelle Cosmetics. It was such a fun swatch fest for the past 3+ weeks. I tried lips shades I thought I’d never wear, hated the look of some until I put it on my lips and they became all-time favs. Kinda crazy that I’m really into the bright colours though! I thought I’d be more of neutral pink fan, turns out — not so much!

Here are all 24 colours swatched from October 1 — 24. Remember if you like these colours, you can win them here on my blog! The giveaway is open until October 29 and is eligible for people in the USA and Canada. Yay you!

Click to enlarge image: 24days-with-annabelle-final

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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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