Lipsticks of Luxe | Stila Stay All Day Lipstick – Amore

Apologies for the lack of brows and eye make up, but it’s exam time and my life is slowly falling apart (send help, lots of it). I thought I would start a new beauty series to show you all my lipstick collection which, apart from my hair, is what I get asked about the most. Thus “Lipsticks of Luxe” was born, and expect to see a variety of mostly matte, nude and red shades that I seriously can’t get enough of!

So me and my boyfriend were browsing for gifts in M&S a few weeks before Christmas, and I felt a sudden urge to venture into the beauty department (which is something I never do in M&S). To my complete amazement I found out that they sold the Stila Stay All Day Lipsticks (£16.00/3mland they actually had all the colours in stock. Absolute madness. After attempting to buy this product numerous times in Boots, and experiencing disappointment in the lack of stock, I was unbelievably excited.

TIP – It actually retails for cheaper in Boots at £15.00/3ml if you can find them in stock!

The three shades that I was interested in getting the most were: Dolce, Amore, and Fiery. However after swatching in store, I realised that I pretty much have dupe versions of Dolce and Fiery from the Sleek Matte Me Range – so I settled for Amore. And I am so, so glad that I did.

This deep, berry-toned nude is oh-so flattering and the small amount of shimmer in the formula does give some depth to the colour. Stila claims that this lip product provides “Long-lasting colour and stays in place for up to 6 hours of continuous wear” – and it definitely does last a very long timeIt also claims that it has a “weightless” texture and will not bleed or transfer upon application I find that it somehow always leaves a tiny speckle of residue on my teeth, but a quick wipe and it’s gone – so it doesn’t bother me that much. The application itself is even and opaque, so only one or possibly 2 coats are needed for that full colour lip.

Would I recommend it? 100% – it’s definitely worth the splurge.

I also wore this in my Winter Wedding Edit, check it out for some ideas on how to wear it.

Have you tried any Stila products before? What did you think?

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24 Comments

  1. Montse Holloway
    January 10, 2016 / 10:44 AM

    I absolutely love the Stila Liquid Lipsticks! I recently did a post on them too! <3 I always buy them in M&S, I didn't know Boots did them! :O Do they sell Stila in Cardiff? :O This shade looks awesome tho! <3Montse ¦ BEAUTEUR

    • Holly Ah-Thion
      January 10, 2016 / 12:18 PM

      I'll have to check that out hehe, yes they do in Boots and M&S! Thank you! xo

  2. Tiffany Legg
    January 10, 2016 / 11:24 AM

    I've never tried anything from Stila, but the brand has intrigued me for a while! Gorgeous shade. Tiffany Tales – A British Beauty & Lifestyle Blog

    • Holly Ah-Thion
      January 10, 2016 / 12:18 PM

      This was sefinitely a great purchase for me! Thank you for reading lovely x

  3. Gemma
    January 10, 2016 / 1:25 PM

    OMG they sell them in M&S who would have guessed! I love Stila, I use the one step correct primer fairly often! Gemma 🙂 XX

    • Holly Ah-Thion
      January 10, 2016 / 1:37 PM

      I know right, my mind was blown! That sounds ideal, might have to treat myself to that one soon hehe xx

  4. Jenny
    January 10, 2016 / 2:01 PM

    Wow this shade is so flattering on you! I was actually looking at these lipsticks last night on lookfantastic and they only had 1 shade left in stock 🙁 I really need to get my hands on some of these as I absolutely adore the matte finish and it reminds me of the Anastasia Beverly Hills lipsticks xxJenny | Krystel Couture ♥

    • Holly Ah-Thion
      January 10, 2016 / 4:47 PM

      Thank you, Jenny! I love this shade – definitely check out M&S and Boots for more stock! xx

  5. Maria P.
    January 10, 2016 / 3:49 PM

    This lip color suits you really well! I love love your hair! Thanks for sharing! xclumsyagenda.blogspot.com

    • Holly Ah-Thion
      January 10, 2016 / 4:47 PM

      Thank you, Maria! xo

  6. Kathryn O'Connor
    January 11, 2016 / 2:36 AM

    I'm becoming a bit of a liquid lipstick addict lately, another one to add to my ever growing list!The colour looks gorgeous on you too xKathryn | Chapters of Kat ❤

    • Holly Ah-Thion
      January 11, 2016 / 6:45 AM

      Thank you, Kat! xo

  7. Liyana M. Hidhir
    January 11, 2016 / 10:03 AM

    That is such a pretty colour! I haven't tried any Stla products before – I think it's time for me to take that step :-)http://rougeandruche.com

    • Holly Ah-Thion
      January 11, 2016 / 1:31 PM

      It's worth it! xo

  8. Tegan Seymour
    January 11, 2016 / 10:06 AM

    Totally looking this up right now!Tegan xx – Permanent Procrastination

    • Holly Ah-Thion
      January 11, 2016 / 1:31 PM

      Yaaay, I hope you like it as much as I do! xo

  9. Claire Cavanagh
    January 11, 2016 / 8:50 PM

    Am I really stupid for not even realising M&S had a beauty department? Will definitely be venturing in for a browse if I can find amazing products like these!Claire | Stylingo.co.uk xx

    • Holly Ah-Thion
      January 11, 2016 / 9:55 PM

      I know right, I didn't have a clue! xo

  10. Raquel Radenbaugh
    January 11, 2016 / 11:33 PM

    Beautiful color on you. Looks like such an amazing product, great review :)XO Raquelwww.lincolnparksharp.com

    • Holly Ah-Thion
      January 12, 2016 / 8:50 AM

      Thank you, Raquel! xo

    • Holly Ah-Thion
      January 12, 2016 / 8:51 AM

      I'll have to track that one down! xo

  11. May Cho
    January 12, 2016 / 12:16 PM

    I've definitely been hearing about these Stila lippies; they sound wonderful, and ahh, good luck for your exams, Holly!May | THE MAYDEN | bloglovin'

    • Holly Ah-Thion
      January 12, 2016 / 5:33 PM

      Thank you lovely! xo

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