Thanks to my endless makeup addiction, I recently became a VIB (Very Important Beauty Insider) in Sephora's rewards program. That little silver card comes with its fair share of perks, mostly in the form of free goodies. For my birthday month, I received two of Nars' lip pencils. I'm obsessed with the matte deep red shade "Cruella" which I'm wearing in my birthday post. Not only is the color bold, but it stays put all day long, even after meals! I also love the pencil design since it's easier to control the application - I line the outside edge of my lips first, then fill them in so the color is even. See my other fave Nars velvet matte lip pencil shade here.