This is mostly based on Rawrglicious's post yesterday about the much-anticipated NYX Macaron lipsticks. I realized I own a handful of NYX's Jumbo Eye Pencils which look exactly like their Jumbo Lip Pencils, apart from the colors. So I gave them a shot.
I tried to the Jumbo Eye Pencil is the ever-imaginative color of "Green" which is actually a really pretty green/gold:
(picture not mine)
I drew some on my mouth and kind of liked the effect. The Cardinal did not.
But can you really see making "alternative color" lipstick work without looking like you're doing cosplay or are part of some other kind of sub-culture?
I just want green lips, man.