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Max Factor Flipstick! It’s Play Time!

Sunday, 18th Mar 2012
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Max Factor Flipstick in Gipsy Red
This isn’t lipstick. This is Flipstick!! The latest news from Max Factor is that Flipsticking is the way to go. We have all gone mad for Nail Art but this is all about Lip Art. 

Max Factor Flipsticks are fab double ended lipsticks that allow you to play with colour. One end has a block colour, you ‘flip’ it and the other end has a coordinating iridescent shade. Fun! You can wear them alone, blend them, or create two tone effects.
Here is Max Factor’s Flipstick in Gipsy Red. I have lined the lips in the darker block shade and highlighted the centre of the lips with the sheerer iridescent gold shade.
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Max Factor Flipstick in Gipsy Red  
Next up is  Max Factor’s Flipstick in Salsa Red…
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Max Factor’s Flipstick in Salsa Red
Here I have used the block colour on the top lip and the iridescent colour on the bottom lip! 
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Max Factor’s Flipstick in Salsa Red  
And check out these pinks. First is Folky Pink
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Max Factor Flipstick in Folky Pink  
I concentrated the darker colour around the lip line and applied the lighter colour to the centre of the lips.
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Max Factor Flipstick in Folky Pink 
Then Bloomy Pink!
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Max Factor Flipstick in Bloomy Pink  
I went for the top and bottom approach again here!
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Max Factor Flipstick in Bloomy Pink  
The last Flipstick I tried was Swingy Brown… loving all the names!
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Max Factor Flipstick in Swingy Brown 
This darker on outside and lighter in the centre again. Excuse the lipstick on the tooth. Whooooops!
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Max Factor Flipstick in Swingy Brown 
The Max Factor Flipsticks will be available  in April 2012 and will be RRP £8.49. I love them!

UPDATE: Thanks to Charlotte (@cevanslondon86 on twitter) I can tell you that Superdrug are selling theses already. Click here to take a look!

They are pretty and fun and imaginative….everything I want from makeup!
What do you think to my efforts at lip art? Do you have a favourite?
Ree
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9 Responses to Max Factor Flipstick! It’s Play Time!

  1. BeautyBecca March 18, 2012 at 9:15 pm #

    love the first colour, such a good idea :D

  2. Jayne March 18, 2012 at 9:17 pm #

    Ooo those are a nice idea. I really like the Salsa Red one.

  3. India March 18, 2012 at 9:59 pm #

    I really like the two-tone idea but not sure I’d have the guts! xx

  4. Livia March 18, 2012 at 10:58 pm #

    Wow, I love Salsa Red! You’re so lucky to get hold of these early! xx

  5. Hannah March 18, 2012 at 11:31 pm #

    I saw a post on these yesterday – they look amazing! Love the first one; it’s like a more affordable MAC CB96. The iridescent shade on Salsa red is probably my fave, though.

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  6. Ree ReallyRee March 19, 2012 at 8:05 am #

    emmskibeatz has left a new comment on your post “Max Factor Flipstick! It’s Play Time!”:

    Love them all!

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  8. Marina March 24, 2012 at 9:48 am #

    It’s so nice to see the effects in natural lighting without all the air brushing. Gypsy red seems closest to the pr shots.

  9. BethDoesBeauty March 28, 2013 at 11:24 pm #

    Love salsa red and Bloomy pink :)

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