In some unspecified time in the future although, I forgot about Black Honey, probably transferring on to the matte formulations that started to dominate the lipstick market. I believe I wore MAC’s Ruby Woo for 4 years straight. Quick-forward to Could of this yr, nevertheless, when, in an try and hold myself busy whereas being housebound, I took to cleansing out my magnificence archives—merchandise I might packaged up throughout my 2019 transfer from London to Edinburgh that hadn’t seen the sunshine of day since.
After sorting by way of two plastic containers, I lastly reached the bottom of the third the place nestled within the lip edge surrounding the bottom, was an extended, silver wand; a forgotten tube of Black Honey. Immediately overcome with overwhelming nostalgia, I instantly slicked it throughout my lips. After all, this wasn’t the precise Black Honey lipstick I might bought in 2001 however, upon making use of it, I could not keep in mind after I would have purchased it. The balmy consistency was simply as I might remembered it, and the color equally divine. Nonetheless, erring on the aspect of warning, I proceeded to sit down myself down at my laptop computer to order a recent tube. And because it arrived, I’ve refused to put on the rest.