Lipstick Queen Saint Eden Review


Living in a country which is deprived of most of the best selling makeup brands of the world has its advantages (read- save money big time!) and disadvantages (well! thats obvious). I have had the lucky happenstance of having a boyfriend placed firmly in the States, which meant everytime he visited I had a suitcase full of goodies to pounce upon! πŸ˜€ I cannot even begin to divulge the obscene amount of money I may have spent on stuff!

Now that we are settled in India for atleast the next few months, I no longer enjoy access to all those amazing things which are hands down the cheapest in the US and have to rely on websites which are generous enough to ship to India!

One of such gems is CultBeauty, my newest wallet foe, which graciously shipped me the Queen of lipsticks! Yeah I am talking about Lipstick Queen! If you have been following my silly splurges over the web, you might have noticed I recently spent a pretty penny on Cult Beauty and one of my purchases was the Lipstick Queen Saint lipstick in Eden.

Now, purchasing something without trying it on ever before and “adding to cart” based on someone’s lip swatches you looked up on Google-baba isn’t the smartest thing to do, but this girl had no choice! This is my very first Lipstick Queen purchase and ever since I read Poppy King’s Top Shelf I was adamant to bite the bullet (quite literally).

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Eden is the most stunning, gorgeous, outstanding, juicy, plush, hydrating, comfortable and luxurious pinky-bright-red I have ever seen on myself! phew! I bought it forΒ Β£16.66 after discount and it usually goes forΒ Β£20 on Cult Beauty.

fell in love with it from the first swipe! This is just about the best sheer (such a misnomer as this packs a great deal of pigment) lipstick out there and the best in its price range! I have tried things from Dior, Chanel, Givenchy, Tom Ford, MAC, Lancome almost everything out there and nothing has left me as wide-eyed and elated as this!

It does not enhance any dryness or lip imperfections and stays pretty long. Even after a couple of hours of wear this leaves a lovely Clinique-chubby-stick-esque stain on the lips which is very natural and pretty. That could also be because its a bright color, but I am expecting great things from the paler colors as well!

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I love it on myself and I can imagine it to be super duper pretty on any and every body! Lipstick Queen calls these sheer with just 10% pigment, but as you can spot in my pictures, these are way more than sheer. Sheer for me is Chanel’s Rouge Coco Shines and this is more than double the pigment of those! I cannot imagine what the Sinner line (the more pigmented version) of lipsticks would be like!

Lipstick Queen is my new favorite line for lipsticks and its going to make a huge hole in my wallet soon! is someone reading this? πŸ˜€

Eden, sadly seems to be a very exclusive color which I have only spotted at CultBeauty. You can buy other shades from this line at various retailers like,, Lookfantastic, Lipstick Queen and Nordstrom among others. I highly recommend the brighter hues from the Saint line and I feel a little flutter inside for the Rose and Natural shades! Oh no!

Thanks for reading! Can’t believe its Friday already! this week just vanished before it properly started for me! I am watching the X-Men tonight and I am totally gawking at James McAvoy to my hearts content! πŸ˜›

Have you tried Lipstick Queen lipsticks? What are your favorite hues? I need recommendations! Can’t see myself wearing anything but this for a long time to come! πŸ˜€


  1. D

    Hey, I just came across your review of the same lipstick I bought… and I KNOW HOW YOU FEEL!! Hahaha I’m not sure of your exact circumstances for suddenly moving to India, but, having to move oceans away where shipping isn’t as convenient as it is in the States.. HARD!! I can relate to it, and really appreciate the links to where we can buy it :) I think the colour looks beautiful on you, and as others said, you have gorgeous lashes too! I hope you keep writing, because it’s really funny to read. Thanks!

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  3. Evie

    Hi Divya, just came across your blog…this lipstick is beautiful on you, I’m totally inspired to buy it without trying it on (same problem as you basically). Just wondering what other makeup you’re wearing here (if any)…blush/bronzer, eyeshadow (?), mascara? Whatever it is, it looks totally natural!

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  7. shayne

    hi divya! im new here, found your blog via fromhead2toe :) im not familiar with this brand but i can relate with you on having such a hard time getting good products from us/eur brands (i live in asia). so when i shop online i tend to go overboard cause shipping fee is insane. ps. your cheekbones are sooo nice i wanna be friends with them!

    • Divya

      Hey Shayne! So good to have you here! The shipping fee is aserious pain.. it always makes sense to shop with a friends and split the fee :-)

  8. Miss Louise

    you are too pretty! Seriously staaaaahhhp! I am a lipstick junkie, so this was the last post I should be looking at….but now I’m heading over to the lipstick queen website…..

    • Divya

      Would you believe I never wore a red lip thinking it wouldn’t look good! πŸ˜› I am a convert now! Thanks a lot for the compliment!

      • anuradhaforever

        lol before I tried a red lipstick I never thought I would but it ended up looking good πŸ˜€ but yours is gutsy XD I mean honestly I cant pull it off πŸ˜› stick to it i am sure people are going gaga over you now XD

  9. Kerstin wears (@Kerstinwears)

    the shade looks amazing! i love …i’ve been ordering stuff from there for years now and think they’re great! they have the anastasia beverly hills brow products as well (think it was a recent addition) and it made me so happy :)
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  10. Vanessa {Citron and Guavaberry)

    I’m sorry I couldn’t focus on reading the post because YOU ARE GORGEOUS ;-;
    The colour is this is stunning, and even though I shy away from bold lip colours, you’re seriously making me want to purchase a red lippie. I definitely want to check out Lipstick Queen when I head over to the UK later this year.

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  12. rashmi

    i wonder you know or not :) but you are on Temptalia :) and i so wanted to come on your blog earlier and tell you how stunninggg you look dear XOXO :) and you know tom i have to show my mom your necklace ( aaahhhhhh i wanttttt )

    • Divya

      Hey Rashmi! Thank you for the compliment! Yeah I was utterly surprised to see my link on Christine’s blog! She is amazing.. Really glad! πŸ˜€

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    • Divya

      Hey Ella I just saw your youtube channel.. you are so pretty! loved your videos someone is going to busy watching all of them! πŸ˜€

  14. Faiza

    I have pinkish red from mac i.e., hot tahiti…however your one is more beautiful than mine one…I usually blot the hot tahiti to sheer out the color which turns into beautiful stain on my lips which i really love..

    • Divya

      Oh yes You do! I don’t really like to promote shopping to people.. but honestly if you ever wear lipstick make it this one! πŸ˜€

  15. Sunny

    Hey Divya, OMG this is so stunning on you!!! I’ve wanted to try Lipstick Queen for a long time, but I haven’t so far. Now I am sorely tempted!The formula for sure sounds like something I’d love!

  16. Kiss & Make-up

    You look so sultry in that last shot, gorgeous! That lip color really works on you. And I feel your pain, I don’t have access to many of my favorite brands here either…

  17. suzzane

    Hey Divya!! I just love the shade <3 It looks so juicy. Yummm!! In colors i have Rouge, Wine and Red from the Saints lipstick collection. But now i am Feeling a little more adventurous.. now will matte finish lipstick from the Sinner as well as the one you own πŸ˜€ Lucky you to have such a lovely husband. Mine would never do that :(

    • Divya

      Oh yes *touch wood*! I have an amazing husband! :-) I want to get the nudes from LQ but that has to wait.. I am saving up for our trip to Spain in July and then I am going to go overboard with shopping! hehawhaw! πŸ˜€

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