Tuesday, May 21, 2013

Red Lipstick: Best Pick-Me-Up

There is just something magical about how red lipstick can just perk up your spirits!

I know many out these think that it isn't for them or that it draws too much attention to their lips. But if that's the case you just need to find your perfect version of a red lipstick. Trust me its out there!

Here are some different options in texture, finish and opacity. This will at least get your search started, but the best way to find your perfect red is by trying them on! 

True Reds:
Rouge Dior in 999 (Ara Red) : this has a cream finish and is extremely smooth on the lips
Lancome's L'Absolu Rouge in Caprice (similar here): also a cream finish 
Blue Reds:
Rouge Dior in 743 (Zinnia Red): cream finish and ultra smooth texture
Make Up For Ever Rouge Artist Intense in Moulin Rouge: velvet cream finish( not as high shine as a regular cream finish)
Kat von D Painted Love Lipstick in Underage Red: matte finish
L'Oreal Infallible Rouge in Refined Ruby: semi-matte finish and long-wear
Lancome's Color Design in Red Stiletto: cream finish
Jean-Michelle Infinite Lipcolor in Tres Rouge (similar here): long-wear and slight sheen 
Tinted Red:
Lancome's Color Design in Retro Rouge: shimmer finish and slight pink tint 
Orange Red:
Rouge Dior in 638 (Blazing Red): cream finish and ultra smooth texture
Deep Reds:
Revlon's Just Bitten in Gothic: lip-stain with clear balm to put on top
Shiseido's Perfect Rouge in 305 (Salon): semi-cream finish
Revlon's Colorburst Lip Butter in Red Velvet: super creamy and moisturizing texture with great color
Sheer Red Tints:
Clinique Chubby Stick in Chunky Cherry: sheer balm finish and moisturizing

Dior Addict Gloss in 853: sheer gloss, moisturizing and not super sticky

Good Luck!

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p.s. what is your favorite red lipstick to wear?


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