Friday, November 15, 2013
Hi beautiful! So I had this review all planned out for Wednesday but then my camera died. Whomp, whomp, whomp. So today I have a review for you on my other purchase from Sephora: the OCC Lip Tar All Star Mini x 4 Set, a holiday exclusive to Sephora! 

The set comes in this really cute (and handy) plastic pouch! Perfect for on-the-go!

The OCC Lip Tar All Star Mini x 4 Set comes with four mini lip tars of their most popular shades - Memento, NSFW, Anime and Black Dahlia - plus a short handler precision lip brush. It retails for $20 but has a value of $34. This is perfect for someone who's wanted to try Lip Tars but couldn't settle on which one (IE: me!). Besides being cruelty-free and vegan, they contain organic peppermint, hemp oils and vitamin E.

First up is Memento, a pink/plum neutral. This is definitely going to be my go-to nude lip from now on. As much as I love the pale nude lip, I think this is more flattering.

NSFW is a true, balanced red. 
I would describe this as basically candy apple coating for your lips in the best way possible. It's just the perfect, most flattering red I've come across.

Anime is a vibrant neon pink. 
Unfortunately, I had some bleeding with this but it didn't bother me. Honestly, I wouldn't have even noticed if it weren't for macro. This is a HOT pink. My camera couldn't even catch how neon it really is.

Black Dahlia is a blackened red. 
Again, there was some slight bleeding into the lines above my lips but wasn't noticeable in person. I absolutely loved this color. If this isn't "fall", I don't know what is. It's so gorgeous!

Overall, I LOVED these little guys and highly recommend buying this set if you have yet to try OCC Lip Tars or just can't settle on one. These are highly pigmented and a little (and I mean LITTLE) goes a long way. I used about half a pea sized amount and that was more enough. I loved the precision brush and recommend using it to apply Lip Tars with (I really don't see another way). After swatching these, I did read on the back that you should prep your lips with "Clear" Lip Tar (or a super thick clear lipgloss which I didn't have) for best application. I completely agree with that and think that would've ex-nayed the bleeding. You live and learn!

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