Therefore to whittle it down to 5 favourites was no mean feat but here is what I came up with...
MOR LIP DELIGHT - PASSION FLOWER
Oh my days, this is potentially my favourite product in the world. Yes, big claim there! I received this as a present for Christmas from Space NK but before that I had never heard of the brand. From a little bit of internet research it turns out it is an Aussie brand and this little pot (10g) is around the £12 mark. Space NK unfortunately don't seem to stock it anymore though. Sad face.
However, I have used this every day since Christmas day and the pot still has over half left. It is the most delicious smelling balm I own that makes my lips feel butter soft instantly and provides the perfect base for lipsticks and glosses. It is also a slightly opaque balm so can be used to tone down a bright lipstick when used over the top.
PRESTIGE LIP LINER - SILK
My lip line is naturally not perfectly even so I love using a natural coloured lip liner to even the edges out and make my lips slightly fuller.
This liner fits the bill perfectly as it is pretty much the same colour as my natural lips. It gives me a perfectly symmetrical pout and when used all over, makes my lipstick of choice stay put longer than usual.
Out of all the lipsticks I own, this has been getting the most love recently. It's a gorgeous corally/peachy pink that is slightly brighter than my usual nudes and therefore perfect for the Summer months. It's also as cheap as chips, readily available and I do love the matte black packaging.
BARRY M #4 GLOSSY TUBE
I'm just going to say it - I love this and could not live without it! I would recommend this product to everyone and anyone - it is just a gorgeous, glossy matte pink gloss that I'm sure would suit nearly all skin tones. It's pretty, light, easily applied and smells delicious - strawberries and cream spring to mind...
On it's own it is pigmented enough to tone down my naturally quite red lips or over the top of a lipstick it provides a beautiful glossy finish.
In this picture from Saturday night I have it applied over the 147 lip paint - pretty much a match in lip-combo heaven ♥
GOSH DARLING VELVET TOUCH LIPSTICK
No surprises here...! I know everyone raves about this and it's not very original but it honestly is such a fave! It's just a beautiful, versatile lipstick that I can wear everyday. It goes with basically every make up look and has just enough colour to ensure you don't look like a corpse/chav rocking concealer lips. If you haven't tried this yet, what are you waiting for?!!!