Day: 12 Oct, 2014

Are You Giving Me Lip?

For the record, I find lip stains and lip glosses rather intimidating, frightening even. I can’t quite put a finger on it but I am a little afraid. Lipsticks? Regular lipsticks? Those are alright. I can deal. Wikipedia defines lip stains as cosmetic products that colour by virtue of (duh) staining. As being drying and non conducive for use during Winter. Red flag moment. A blob of colour, smudged upon my mouth. A harsh blob of colour, no less. Virtually impossible to remove (I know, I’ve succumbed to their wily ways in the past and purchased several), leaving one with a post-apocalyptic victim look. Lip stains are like the Teflon of lippies. Not very attractive at all, is it? I know the fear is not all that irrational but then again, aren’t phobias founded on a complete absence of logic or rational thought? That and the fact that I really do believe lip stains and I aren’t destined to bond. Really, really. I begin my case by explaining how I’m not your traditional Asian female …