Perfect red lipstick?
I'm looking for the perfect red lip stick! I've heard MAC's Russian Red is amazing, but I've been interested in YSL's amazing lip sticks, too. I can't decide! What do you think is the perfect red lipstick?
Just in case...
I'm fair but I've been using fake tanner, warmed toned skin, blue eyes, and blonde hair.
My two favorite red lipsticks are the Lancome Color Design in Red Stiletto which is a gorgeous , blue toned red lipstick
and the Yves Saint Laurent Rouge Pur Couture SPF 15 in #1 Le Rouge
Something to look to are these wonderful tones:
Dior Dior Addict Extreme Lipstick:
Rouge Dior Lip Color:
~ Blazing Red
~ Ara Red
~ Jungle Red
~ Lady Danger
I remember when I was growing up, I always wanted the perfect red lipstick until I found Chanel Lipsticks. I love how their reds! I have been using Chanel Rouge Allure in Passion #14.
What I love about this color is that it gives you that Hollywood Glam Look.
Also if you want something a little brighter, try Chanel's Rouge Coco lipstick in Gabrielle.
Both of these lipsticks are blue-based.
Chanel Rouge Allure goes on matte and Coco goes on silky with shine.
Remember don't forget to use a red lipliner!
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MAC's Russian Red is undeniably iconic. It is my go-to red. A warning though: since it's matte, it can be very drying.
I also love Lipstick Queen's Rouge, in both sinner (90% pigment, opaque, matte) and saint (10% pigment, sheerer, satin) formulas. As with Russian Red, the sinner formulation can be a bit dry. The saint formulation is wonderfully smooth and glossy and luxurious, but it won't stay put quite as well. Sometimes I like to layer the saint lipsticks over a matte stain for more depth and wearing power.
Laura Mercier's Lip Stain in Scarlet is incredibly wearable/day appropriate, but still has the oomf of a full on red lip.
I haven't tried YSL's Le Rouge, but I aboslutely adore Le Orange. I suspect Le Rouge is equally fabulous.