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OCC Strumpet Lip Tar – A Perfect Fall Lip Color

Today I’ve got a video and written review for you on OCC Strumpet Lip Tar. In my book, it’s the perfect fall lip color! I think it’s flattering on a variety of skintones from dark to light. It looks great on its own, as well as layered underneath a sheer gold lipstick or gold gloss.

The Website Claims:
A high-opacity lipstick concentrate with unprecedented longevity. Flash a fabulous smile and a stunning splash of color with this lip formula that combines the longevity of a lipstick with the breezy application of a gloss. The rich pigment will drench your pout and the blend of essential oils, including hemp and peppermint, will soothe and soften the skin for a supremely comfortable finish.

  • No Parabens
  • No petroleum
  • No silicone
  • Hemp Oil: Rich in omega and gamma-lineolic essential fatty acids; extraordinarily moisturizing.
  • Peppermint Oil: A natural antibacterial and antimicrobial agent that allows OCC to create a product free of parabens and other synthetic preservatives.
  • Tocopherol Acetate: Rich in antioxidants; highly moisturizing.
  • 100 % vegan and cruelty-free

Ricinus Communis (Castor) Seed Oil, Cannabis Sativa (Hemp) Oil, Mentha X Peprita (Peppermint) Oil, Tocopherol Acetate (Vitamin E), Stearalkonium Hectorite, Propylene Carbonate
May Contain: Silica Dimethyl Silylate, D&C Red #6, D&C Red #7, D&C Red #27, D&C Red #30, FD&C Blue #1, FD&C Yellow #5, FD&C Yellow #6, Iron Oxides, Titanium Dioxide, Mica.

$15.00 for .33 oz from OCCMakeup.com
Some of the older shades in discontinued packaging are available for $8 for .27 oz from Suite7Beauty
They will soon be available from Sephora.com for $15 or $16 (not sure which, as Nylon was $16, but elsewhere OCC is $15).

Does it live up to its claims?
Yes! It is very very important to use the TINIEST amount available. When I originally tried lip tars, I tried to apply it like a lip gloss out of the tube. Big mistake! Lots of feathering… coming off on my teeth… a huge mess! Yuck! Now that I know how to apply it, it’s great.

You open the lip tar and squeeze it very gently, to get the smallest bead of product out. I apply that to the bottom lip first with a lip brush, and then work my way outwards around the lip line. I blot my lips together, then work on the top lip. I very sparingly fill in any spots as necessary.

OCC Lip Tars can be worn on their own, or mixed with other lip tars to make unique colors.

Would I purchase again?
Yes! If I ever run out, I will be purchasing another Strumpet. I’ve continued to purchase lip tars now that I’ve got the hang of how to use them and I have quite a collection! I recently brought them to the Cult Nails Deceptive Photoshoot where we played with them. I think they’re a nice product, especially for the price and amount of product that you get. I did take off half a star for the learning curve.


Here’s my video talking about OCC Strumpet. If you like it, don’t forget to give it a thumbs up :)

OCC is cruelty-free. Product purchased by me. All opinions are my own.

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    • http://spicedropkisses.blogspot.com/ Adeline

      Beautiful! A little on the cool side for me though. =(

      • Phyrra

        Try and swatch it, because I think it is one of those colors that will work with a lot of skintones.

    • http://cinseven13.blogspot.com/ cinseven13

      It’s a gorgeous color, definitely perfect for autumn!

      • Phyrra

        Thanks Cin!

    • http://liquirizia.over-blog.com Lutrinaë

      It’s a gorgeous color!! Nice raspberry shade :o)

      And it looks great on you!

      • Phyrra

        Thanks Lutrinaë :)

    • http://beautyjones.blogspot.com Margaret McGlynn

      Unless you’ve done this already, I’d love to see a video on how to use the OCC Lip tars. Have you tried doing an ombre lip with them?


      • Phyrra

        I’ll make a video on it soon. I haven’t done it yet :)

    • http://orangelipstickblog.blogspot.com/ OrangeLipstickBlog

      I so desperately want some Lip Tars! I’ve never picked any up but the shades are always gorgeous. This looks so nice on you!

      • Phyrra

        Thank you! you should pick up some of the discontinued packaging ones from Suite7Beauty.

    • http://shelld79.blogspot.com Michelle

      This was the first lip tar I ever purchased and it took me a good 5 or 6 applications to get it right without any bleeding. I was like you and used it as a gloss straight from the tube the first time and I swear my entire face ended up covered in it! Now I know how to apply it properly with a small lip brush love it! It makes a gorgeous stain too if you blot it with a tissue :-)

      • Phyrra

        I feel like this one looks really good on me, but you have to use the teeniest tiniest amount ever!

    • http://www.beautydebutante.com Alyssa

      This color is AMAZE! Thanks for sharing, I’m anxious to try it out!

      • Phyrra

        Yay thanks Alyssa!

    • http://www.lillianfunnyface.blogspot.com Lillian

      I love Lip Tars. That colour is beautiful on you.

      • Phyrra

        Thank you Lillian! What’s your favorite?

    • misfitgirlie

      Thanks for the application tips (you responded to me in a previous post, as well)…I’ve got to work on not having these feather because I think there is MASSIVE potential!

      • Phyrra

        Yay! I’m glad I could help.