Tuesday, December 4, 2012


I have always loved the look of red lipstick but whenever I attempt to wear it I feel like it's too much. I'm determined to get over my red lipstick fear this holiday season and find the perfect red lipstick for my holiday makeup look. So far I've picked up three red NARS lipsticks that alternate from a bright bold red to a deep burgundy. My main goal is to get a deep, dramatic red (I want a blue red rather than an orange red and would love to try a dark oxblood shade). I haven't tried Tom Ford's Black Orchid yet but I've heard that it's a universally flattering aubergine (I really want to pick it up). I've also picked up Dior's Universal Contour Lipliner which has no colour but lines the lips to prevent bleeding. When going with such a dramatic lip I'm going to keep the rest of my makeup neutral with bronzer and my go-to champagne eyeshadow. 


  1. I'm too afraid to try! You will have to post photos of your red lips!!!

  2. I have the Nars matte lipstick that you posted. I've worn it a couple of times. As an act of solidarity, I'll try to go red with you. I always want to but don't have the courage (or confidence?!).

  3. I have the same fear. I bought MAC Ruby Foo and Givenchy Elegant Rouge but I have yet to wear them much. I like the Givenchy better because it lasts longer.

    1. I've haven't tried any Givenchy makeup products before...I'll have to try their lipstick! Thanks for the tip. And I think you should go for the red lip!



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