So Susan Lip Love Beauty Bag April 2015 review, unboxing, swatches, code

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So Susan Lip Love Beauty Bag April 2015 review, unboxing, swatches, code

The April 2015 Lip Love beauty bag from So Susan Cosmetics is their best effort so far! It contains less lip-love than other months but the products are all amazing.
For those who came in late, the Lip Love beauty bag is a cruelty-free makeup subscription from UK-based So Susan Cosmetics. Each bag costs $20.95 and they ship worldwide. You are sent a preview of each month's bag and you can sit a month out if you don't like what you see. All products are full-sized and there will be about four or five products each month. Go here to subscribe.

Scroll down for the unboxing of the April 2015 Lip Love beauty bag from So Susan Cosmetics.



This month's bag is as cute as ever and features a quote from Henri Matisse. The theme is "I love flowers in Spring."
So Susan Lip Love Beauty Bag April 2015 review, unboxing, swatches, code

I received:
  1. Jelly Pong Pong Caribbean Sun bronzer duo
  2. 8-hour Cheek Stain
  3. Wonderlight Base + Illuminator
  4. Colour Hybrid Lip and Cheek colour
  5. Happy Daisies Flower Grips - Bonus
So Susan Lip Love Beauty Bag April 2015 review, unboxing, swatches, code

The Jelly Pong Pong Caribbean Sun duo is gorgeous and perfect for the Summer - it says bronzer duo but one of the shades is so peachy that it has to be a blush. This is a great choice for travelling. I have swatches of all products for you at the end of this post.


The 8-hour Cheek Stain is pink; I am a peach-blush person. I know someone who will love this. I wish I had received a peachy colour because this is the first blush I'm getting in this packaging and I love it. 
So Susan Lip Love Beauty Bag April 2015 review, unboxing, swatches, code

The Wonderlight duo contains a luminiser/highlighter end and a "brightening base" end. The latter is a stick concealer which is yellow enough to look decent on my skintone. I'm hooked by So Susan's concealers and hope to see more in future beauty bags!
So Susan Lip Love Beauty Bag April 2015 review, unboxing, swatches, code

Colour Hybrid is a long-lasting, non-drying deep fuchsia lip colour. It dries creamy matte and Stays. On. Seriously. The pigmentation is 100% opaque. I *know* where this tube is going if my Mum sees this post. You need a brush to apply it from the tube, but fingers work just as well.
The formula is mousse-like, lightweight and glides on so smoothly that I want a dozen lip mousses. Wait till you see the swatch below!
So Susan Lip Love Beauty Bag April 2015 review, unboxing, swatches, code

The hair grips are fun and will go out to my niece as soon as I see her. She wanted to go out to a movie with me and ended up sobbing in the cinema because there was some shooting on screen. Poor thing. I hope she enjoys every second of her childhood.
So Susan Lip Love Beauty Bag April 2015 review, unboxing, swatches, code

Swatches - From left: 8-hour Cheek Stain, Wonderlight concealer end, Colour Hybrid lip colour, Caribbean Sun bronzer duo. 
Taken under artificial neon light because I don't have a life during daylight these days. Sorry!
So Susan Lip Love Beauty Bag April 2015 review, unboxing, swatches, code

Verdict

This is the best Lip Love beauty bag I have received from So Susan Cosmetics so far. I love that there is a mix of non-lip products despite the obvious moniker, since I am a bit lipsticked-out right now. The products are all great and work well for me. The Colour Hybrid lip colour is fabulous and I am in love with that mousse feel and the long-wearing formula. I would love to see different shades of this product, as well as the cheek stain. I would also love to see the bags in different colours. I wonder what the May bag will be like, since they haven't sent out previews yet.
To subscribe, go here - you can skip a month anytime you like, so there isn't a cut-and-dried contract.
You can use discount code R8BOkHTT - not that the bag breaks the bank at $20.95 - and they ship worldwide.

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