My Fav Fall Lipsticks From The Drugstore

Hi everyone! I’m so sorry for the lack of new content- it’s been a really hectic and super stressful since Zora broke her leg.

I also have a announcement I’ve been DYING to tell you all about for MONTHS! I’ve alluded to it a few times, so here it is: We’re moving to Merced in the beginning of October! (Central California) The Bay Area is SO expensive and hard to live in unless you’re making lots of dough! So not only have I been taking care of Zora, but slowly packing up the house too. We’re moving on the 4th, and Andrew’s last day is the 26th so we’ll have a week to really get everything packed up. I packed up my beauty desk and background already, so if I film a video in the next week or so it will probably be on my couch haha.

Anyways, I’ve been drying to you all and figured a simple swatch on lips of all my fall colored lipsticks would be fun! These are just the ones I already own and have been wearing lately; do you  want me to do a follow up post on the best fall colors from the drugstore as a whole? Let me know!

Fall Drugstore Lipstick Colors

L-R: (All are Wet n Wild) Black Orchid, Dark Wine, Spiked with Rum, Ravin’ Rasin, Sugar Plum Fairy, Vamp It Up, Don’t Blink Pink, Smokin’ Hot Pink, Cherry Picking, Stoplight Red

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Wet N Wild Black Orchid- $.99

I have a love/hate relationship with WnW’s $.99 lipsticks. They are NOT long wearing at all, and if you’re not careful they will feather. But, they are creamy and shiny and super pigmented. I’ve been wearing this one A LOT lately and think it’s the perfect dark berry for fall.

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Wet N Wild Dark Wine- $.99

Another $.99 one that I couldn’t live without is Dark Wine. Nice and deep like Black Cherry, but I’d say a little more red.


Wet N Wild Spiked with Rum – $1.99

This one is honestly been my everyday fall lip. I am OBSESSED. Rusty red. Or something like that.

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Wet N Wild Ravin’ Raisin – $1.99

Way more purple than it showed up on camera here for some reason, but not too purple. If you look at the swatch on my arm at the top you can see what I mean.

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Wet N Wild Sugar Plum Fairy – $1.99

Oneof my absolute FAVORITE drugstore lipsticks of all time, but especially for fall, is Sugar Plum Fairy. It’s an extremely good dupe for MAC’s Rebel. A purple berry with just a hint of fuchsia.

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Wet N Wild Vamp It Up – $1.99

Ok, so we can all see that this is not my color. But I still love wearing it sometimes! Vamp It Up is a great dupe for MAC’s Cyber, and it’s such a fun deep purple-y black to rock every now and again. I like to mix this with other shades to vamp them up.

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Wet N Wild Don’t Blink Pink – $1.99

I know a lot of you will probably say this is more of a summer color, but it all depends on your outfit! If you’re wearing all charcoal greys/blacks then I like to liven up the look with a bright pink lip. The thing I love about Don’t Blink Pink is that it is very bright, but it’s not a ‘baby doll’ pink at all, it’s quite a dark bright pink.

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Wet N Wild Smokin Hot Pink – $1.99

Speaking of dark, bright pinks- Smokin’ Hot Pink is one of my favorites year round. It’s actually a My Lips But Better color for me because my lips are so pigmented. (And hey, for the record, I’m not complaining about that!)

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Wet N Wild Cherry Picking – $1.99

How to describe Cherry Picking? It’s a very pink toned red that I can’t imagine living without.

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Wet N Wild Stoplight Red – $1.99

OK, look to the end of the post for the same color but a different formula. I didn’t even realize the other of my favorite lipsticks was actually the same color as this until I was swatching them for this post…

BUT! This is literially my favorite shade of red to date. While it is still a very bright classic red, it’s also just a tad darker and not orange toned at all.

Favorite Fall Lipsticks

L-R: Elf Matte Rich Red, Rimmel Kate Moss 103, Elf Mineral Rich Raspberry, Elf Essential Posh, Elf Essential Fearless, Elf Essential Voodoo


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Elf Matte Rich Red – $3.00

This is the aforementioned same color… which I’ve been wearing daily since buying in June without realizing is the same color at Stoplight Red. (Which is also VERY similar to Elf Essential in Fearless, but I wouldn’t recommend wearing Fearless for more than an hour or two because it doesn’t wear very long at all.)

I love this for all the same reasons as the above reasons lol.

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Kate Moss for Rimmel #103  – $5.99

This is another color that I wear in Spring, but I leave it alone all Summer so that by the time Fall comes around I’m excited to wear it again. Kind of a pinky mauve color.

A pretty close dupe for MAC Twig, btw.

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Elf Mineral Rich Raspberry  – $3.00

This shade I am guilty of not giving up after wearing it all summer long, because it is the perfect my lips but better color for me! I don’t think I will ever give it up. Also, it’s an amazing color on everyone I’ve ever seen wear it and just looks like a very easy to wear, daily fall color that you can wear with 90-95% of your outfits.

Dupe for MAC Craving

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Elf Essential Posh – $1.00

This one is simply gorgeous! I love how deep of a color Posh is without being heavy on your lips.

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Elf Essential Fearless $1.00

Again, it seems I am so attracted to this color that I have 3 of the exact same shade in my collection without even realizing it.

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Elf Essential Voodoo – $1.00

I don’t even know how to describe this color.  It’s a little more brown than others, but not really brown at all. Idk. I love it tho!

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Extra dupes/swatches!! (L-R) Elf Essential Fearless, Elf Matte Rich Red, and Wet N Wild Stoplight Red are all the EXACT same shade!

What are you favorite fall lipsticks?

elf Essential Lipstick Swatches (On Lips)

I promised I’d do a collection video of all the elf Essential Lipsticks and swatches on lips for you from my recent elf haul, so here they are!

I had an amazing birthday week (almost 2 weeks ago now lol) and will have a video up soon where I talk all about it! We went out of town and had a lot of fun, and now I’m working my butt off to get ready to move! I can’t talk much about that yet, but I promise soon I’ll be able to talk about it more.

They are only $1 and you can order them online or go to Target. The 11 shades are:

Classy: Dupe for MAC Angel

 Link to these lipsticks on


Other fun posts and dupes:

elf lipstick Dupes:
elf Dupes Part 1:
elf Dupes Part 2:…
5 MAC Lipstick Dupes:…

elf Blush Dupes:………

Other fun videos:
elf Haul & Mini Reviews:…

Other Fun Posts:
10 Primer Dupes:

Summer Empties!

How many of you love going through other people’s bathrooms when you go to their house? This is kind of like that, but less creepy! I go through all of the products I’ve used up lately!


Aussie Instant Freeze Hair Spray

Dove Body wash- White Peach and Ginger

Sonia Kashuk Remove

Hask Keratin Protein Mask

L’Oreal Total Repair 5 Damage Erasing Balm

Boots No 7 Foaming Oil Cleaner

Neutrogena Ultra Sheer Dry Touch Sunscreen SPF 55

Rimmel Stay Matte Transparent

Yes To Cucumbers Face Wipes

Equate Pink Grapefruit Face Wipes (Garnier)

Equate Eye Makeup Remover Wipes (Neutrogena)

Bath & Body Works Lufa

Wet n Wild Nail Polish- White

Maybelline Color Show Nail Polish- Green With Envy

Pixi Lash Booster Mascara

Dollar Shave Club $6 Package

BeautyBlender Beauty Cleanser

Garnier Shine Control Cleansing Gel

Rimmel Stay Matte- 004 Sandstorm


Do you LOVE watching Empties videos?! Leave me a comment if you’re as obsessed with them as I am!

Freeman Beauty Pineapple Enzyme Mask- #FaceMaskFriday No. 1

Hey ladies! I’m so excited to finally start my #FaceMaskFriday series! I’ve been thinking about doing it for so long now, and I can’t be happier that I finally started!

I don’t know about you, but nothing relaxes me more from the long week than stripping out of my work clothes by the time I’m up the stairs, throwing on my oldest and most comforatable pajamas, pouring a (big) glass of wine, and slapping on a face mask! TBH, it’s usually accompanied by a obsessive amount of YouTube videos in front of my computer or on my phone while in the bath tub. My boyfriend plays his video games, I catch up on all my favorite YouTubers… it’s a win win.

This is the same mask I’ve been using for a minimum of 10 years, but probably closer to 15 years. My sister brought home a Christmas 3-pack from Rite Aid that had this one, the peel off cucumber one, and the mint clay one. We loved pulling the peel off ones off each other’s face, and used to try to cheat by applying the clay mask and blow drying our faces so we didn’t have to wait as long! (Don’t try that at home!)

Freeman makes a whole range of amazing masks, and I’ll be covering most (if not all) of them in the upcoming weeks.

You can buy the full size for $3.99, or a sample pack for $1.99. I see them go BOGO at Ulta about 3 times a year and take advantage of the sale to stock up and try new ones. You can also order from their website.

Pineapple Enzyme Mask- from their website:

This enzyme-activated exfoliating mask revitalizes and reveals your most radiant skin. Pineapple Extract and exfoliating AHAs clear away dulling skin cells and stimulate skin renewal. Skin is revived and refreshed. Perfect for normal to combination skin.

Directions: Massage gently onto damp skin. Rinse well. Use three or four times a week.”

Alpha hydroxy acid (AHA) helps remove dead skin cells, assists skin tone and skin texture. When you’re using an AHA, it’s really important to remember your sunscreen for the next few days!

Onto the video!

(SOOOOOOooo Sorry that this wasn’t able to be posted on Friday! I tried for the last 3 days to get YouTube to process my upload, but something was wrong with my Java plugin and it wouldn’t finish uploading!)

Next Friday (the 15th) is my birthday! Send me photos of you with a face mask on to make my day! @sarahlovescoffee on Instagram or @LipstickDupe everywhere else!

July Favorites 2014

Holy crap it’s August 5th already! I’m sorry I’m almost a week late on these, hope you don’t mind too much!

But first, HAPPY 2 YEAR ANNIVERSARY TO MY BEST FRIEND! I can’t believe it’s been 2 years since you got married in the redwoods! Congratulations dear! 

This month was a month of discovery for me. I bought a crap-ton of new things, and to my surprise loved A LOT of them! I’m a super picky person, and even more so when it comes to makeup. When something works for me, I’ll do/wear the same thing over and over and over and over again.  My boyfriend calls it my ability to loop- and I do it with songs to. I can easily listen to the same song on repeat all day.

ANYWAYS- July Favorites! I’m in an ultra peppy mood today! Woo!

List of products below, with 5 bonus favs at the bottom!

Maybelline Color Whisper- Cherry on top
Rimmel Show Off- Apocaliptic
elf Matte Lipstick- Rich Red
Jordana Easyliner for lips- Rock n’ Rose
elf Mineral Lipstick- Rich Raspberry
Naked Basics Palette
Wet n Wild Comfort Zone Palette
ecoTools Eyebrushes
elf Eyebrow kit- Ash
elf Studio Blush- Mellow Mauve
NYC Smooth Skin Matte Bronzer- Sunny
elf Studio HD Powder
elf Studio Complexion Brush
elf Studio Small Precision Brush
elf Studio Small Stipple Brush
Jordana Best Lash Extreme Volumizing Mascara
Jordana 12 Hour Made to Last Eyeliner- Black
Jordana Fabuliner BOLD- Black
elf Studio HD Lifting Concealer- Brightening (yellow)
NYC Smooth Skin Concealer- Medium
Revlon Brilliant Strength- 220 Provoke
St. Ives Timeless Skin Collagen Elastin Moisturizer
Freeman Feeling Beautiful Pineapple Enzyme Mask
Papermate Inkjoy Quattro 1.0 M
Cambridge Daily Planner from WalMart-
Game of Thrones

Extra 5 Favs!

1) THIS article for featuring LipstickDupe and marking the MOST traffic in a single day thus far! (Over 9,000 people came to LisptickDupe! ahhh!) If you were one of those people, HI! I’m Sarah and I love you! Stick around!

22 Drugstore Beauty Products that work

2) You guys! Thank you all for your love, support, shares, likes, & comments! I LOVE hearing from you!

3) This wine glass tumbler!

4) Zora, my ultra-sweet German Shepherd

5) These AMAZING chips from Fresh&Easy


Muah! Hugs & kisses & I’ll talk to you soon!


Makeup Graveyard- Makeup I’m Tossing

Hello & Happy Monday! This weekend I FINALLY sat down and filmed a video I’ve been trying to get around to filming for SO LONG!

This was inspired by a) moving a year ago and b) PinkSoFoxy’s Declutter Your Life series. My boyfriend and I went through a crazy decluttering of our own two years ago after reading Clutter Busting by Brooks Palmer and let so much of our stuff go to better homes. But the one thing I never got around to cleaning out was my makeup.

So when we moved last October, I sat down and pulled out all the old, expired, or never used products. I’m ashamed to admit I think I only saved about half of what I threw away back then for this video, but I think this is a pretty good sum anyways.

They’ve been sitting in a drawer waiting for me to blog or film about, and Tati of GlamLifeGuru started doing her Makeup Graveyard videos, and then Allison Anderson just did a post on her blog about clearing out her lipstick drawer… and I just needed to sit down and film it for you! (links to those at the end if you want to watch/read them)

So, what’s in your makeup graveyard?

If you do a post or a video, leave a link in the comments! I can’t wait to see them!

I know some of the swatches didn’t show up very will on camera, so here’s some more up close photos! (I didn’t edit any of the photos so hopefully the colors come across as true as possible!)


Makeup Graveyard- Wnw Lipsticks Makeup Graveyard- Wnw Lipsticks Makeup Graveyard- Wnw Lipsticks Makeup Graveyard- Lipglosses Makeup Graveyard- Lipglosses Makeup Graveyard- Lipglosses Elf Eyeshadow- Nudes Elf Eyeshadows- Brights Elf Eyeshadows LA Colors Eyeshadows LA Colors Eyeshadow Swatches Elf Cream Eyeliner- Dried Up NYC Eyeshadow Jordana Eyeshadow Primer Physicians Formula Baked Eyeshadow Elf Eye Brightening Eyeshadow Makeup Graveyard- Eye stuff Editor's Pick Eyeshadow Trio Wet n Wild Bronzer Nail Polishes

& Here’s the links to the video & blogs….

PinkSoFoxy’s Declutter Your Life series 

Tati’s videos

Allison’s blog  post

Muah! Hugs and kisses! Love you all!

How To Shave Your Legs

Are you just learning how to shave, but not sure where to start? Never fear, I’m here to teach you how to shave your legs and armpits! Here’s almost 15 years of shaving tips in 20 mins!

Let me be your sister for the day and teach you all the tricks I know, okay? I’ll also answer questions like “When should I start shaving? How far up my legs should I shave? Can everyone see my hair growing out? Does shaving make my hair grow back faster?”

Let me know if you have any questions!


1) Exfoliate! Let your skin soak while you’re in the shower for 5-10 mins before you start shaving so it has time to soften the hairs.
2) Shave! SLOWLY until you learn your body! Then you can go a little faster. Rinse your razor every swipe!
3) Moisturize! Lotion up!

Products I recommend:
A good razor! (Like a Gilette Venus, Bic Soleil, or Dollar Shave Club. Buy the Venus at Costco for the best price! 1 pack will last about 6-12 months!)
Shave Gel! (I like the Aveeno for Sensitive Skin)
St. Ives Apricot Scrub (generic versions are great!)
A natural loofa!
If you want to try out the Dollar Shave Club, click here for their site or click this link to help get me free razors! (Not affiliate, they’re just an awesome company that gives rewards to their customers for recommending new people!)

Summer Drugstore Haul

Hey ladies! What products have you picked up recently? What have you been loving or hating?

Summer Drugstore Haul!
Products Mentioned:
Yes To Carrots Super Rich Body Butter ($2)
Yes To Grapefruit Daily Facial Scrub ($2)
Super Dry Top Coat ($1)
Pure Ice Nail Polish in Home Run ($1)
Sally Hansen Hard As Nails Nail Polish in Firm Fig ($2)
Wet N Wild Megalast Nail Polish in I Red A Good Book ($3)
Wet N Wild Megalast Lipstick in Don’t Blink Pink ($2)
Wet N Wild Megalast Lipstick in Stoplight Red ($2)
Wet N Wild Megaliner Liquid Liner in 861 Black ($3)
Maybelline Fit Me Foundation in 120 ($9)
Maybelline Color Whisper in Cherry on Top ($8)
Rimmel London Show Off Lip Laquer in Big Bang ($6)
Rimmel London Show Off Lip Laquer in Apocaliptic ($6)
Jordana Best Lash Extreme Volumizing Mascara in 301 Black ($3)
Jordana Fabuliner BOLD in 01 Black ($4)
Jordana 12 Hour Made to Last Liquid Eyeliner Pencil in 01 Black Point ($3)
Jordana Easy Liner for Lips Lipliner in Rock n Rose ($2? $3?) DUPE FOR MAC SPICE
Jordana Easy Liner for Lips Lipliner in Tawny ($2? $3?) DUPE FOR MAC SUBCULTURE
Jordana Easy Liner for Lips Lipliner in Sedona Red ($2? $3?) DUPE FOR MAC REDD

Where else to find me:

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I won a giveaway! Adore Cosmetics

Hi all! I just wanted to quickly share something exciting: I won my first prize EVER! I entered on Twitter or Rafflecopter…. I don’t really remember. I was so surprised when they told me I won a few weeks later!

I’m one of those people who just have bad luck with winning prizes; raffles, giveaways, claw machines, carnival games… Whereas my older brother wins every single thing he enters. He’s won a year of ice cream, a wind surfing board, teddy bears the size of Mars, and more wacky stuff. I guess you could say he has all the luck.

Anyways, Adore Organic Innovation (or just Adore Organics) was hosting a giveaway and I entered and won! When I was giving them my address I mentioned that this was the first time I’d ever won anything, and they added some extra samples too!

I am in love with the lotion! It’s been about a week since I shot this video, and I loveeee the lotion! It’s amazing and I will probably buy it from their website once I run out.

Muah! Thank you Adore!

I’m loving the shining/buffing block too! My hands are loving you!

I’ll let you know on Twitter or Instagram when I use the samples. I can’t to use the 24K gold one!

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Hask Keratin Protein Deep Conditioner

Hello beautiful!

Yes, you. Sitting there with your left hand on your face and one leg tucked up under you. :) (Was I right?)

I discovered a super cheap hair mask that I am now OBSESSED with, and I want you to know about it too. My hair has been super soft, un-frizzy, and manageable since I did the mask on Saturday morning and I can’t wait to use the other half of the package! My hair is shortish right now so I didn’t need to use the whole packet, but if my hair was still long I could see myself applying the whole thing no problem. It smells really nice and you let it sit for about 10 mins. I let mine sit in for about 15, and then rinsed it out. I was really scared that it would be hard to get it all out of my hair, but it only took marginally longer to rinse it out vs a normal conditioner.

So, have you tried anything from Hask? Is there something else from the line I should try?

What’s your HOLY GRAIL hair mask/treatment? My top favs are the Hayashi System 911 Emergency Pak, the L’Oreal Total Repair 5 Damage-Erasing Balm (the yellow one), coconut oil, and then the Hask Keratin Protein Deep Conditioner

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