May 30


Starry Starry Lips

Plain pink gloss? So last millennium! Now you can sport lips with stars and more – I’ve seen this on more than one model in Japanese magazines! I thought I’d discovered the source at Tokyu Hands…

… but on closer inspection, I think the lips on these packages are the work of a master hair-make stylist. As tempting as it was to take these home, I had second thoughts about chancing the blue lizard lips look, just in case it turned out to be, er, rather more permanent than anticipated…

The starry lips photo above is from Ranzuki magazine.

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