I rarely wear makeup and after expressing interest in wanting to start wearing more, my sister recommended Kester Black lipsticks to me, as they’re the best she’s ever tried and tick all the ethical box choices both her and I make.
My role requires me to deal with the public and due to these past two years I’ve experienced strong anxiety, to the point I find it difficult to be around people outside of work, and am now at the point of desperately wanting to remove myself from all customer interaction, which is all I’ve done for 30+ years now.
I decided to wear Beauty Sleep lipstick under my mask during my 7+ hour shift to test its durability. The lipstick rubbed onto the inside of the mask a little, but mostly stayed on my lips and I only needed to reapply for the last couple of hours of my shift. I was impressed.
However, what was more impactful was how I felt whilst wearing it. Powerful.
No one can see I’m wearing this lipstick, yet I feel more confident and have less anxiety when I do. One could say I could attain this feeling from wearing any old lipstick but I don’t feel that’s true.
The lipstick itself is powerful.
It’s not tested on animals.
It’s B-Corp certified.
The ingredients are ethically sourced.
It’s light on the lips, defying the dark richness of the colour itself.
It stays in place all day, only requiring a minor touch-up after eating a meal, or after long hours under a mask. It doesn’t dry out the lips or bleed.
It's versatile by being buildable, I can…