If eyes are the windows to the soul, then lips must be its golden door (ahh, it sounded good when I said it aloud ha!)


- CLINIQUE 'black honey': What a name, and what a lipstick. Universally perfect for all shades/complexions -- and without a doubt, my day-to-day staple if I'm ever without lipstick (rare, but can happen).

- MAC VIVA GLAM "V": all Viva Glam versions are great quality (nice moisture w/out drying), but the 'V' version feels like the color was made for me. My weekend choice.

- NARS Lip Lacquer: All options are FAB, the colors are nude, brown, red, sheer -- the gloss is a perfect blend of shine without overdoing it. And the pot lasts forever! Sexy, subtle shine if you can imagine.

- NARS "Jungle Red": This is my favorite classic 'RED' lipstick. Saturday night/date night/all dressed up night. It's the perfect red to doll-up any look.

- MAC Lip Pencil 'chestnut' & 'vino': I have tried others, and I keep coming back to MAC. No other lip liner stays as long, goes on as smooth, and offers just the right color as MAC. I buy 2 of each color whenever I replace (1 for the purse, 1 for the house) -- it's that good