Monday, February 9, 2015

Reds That Turn Heads :: My Top 5 Red Lipsticks

Top Red Lipstick, Tom Ford Lip Color Matte Ruby Rush, Marc Jacobs So Rouge, YSL Rouge in Danger, Burberry Lip Cover Ruby, Givenchy Rouge D'Exception, Red Must-Have, How to Wear Red Lipstick
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Feeling sick? wear red lipstick. Bad hair day? wear red lipstick. Need to boost confidence? wear red lipstick. Stuck in a makeup rut? wear red lipstick. Not to sound so echolalic but red lipstick is the jack-of-all-trade in a woman's world. It clearly solves any dilemma, big or small, by leaps and bounds. Trust this zilla, there is that PERFECT red made for you. Here are my top five favorites to-date:

Top Red Lipstick, Tom Ford Lip Color Matte Ruby Rush, Marc Jacobs So Rouge, YSL Rouge in Danger, Burberry Lip Cover Ruby, Givenchy Rouge D'Exception, Red Must-Have, How to Wear Red Lipstick

A Sephora VIB Rouge Exclusive, Marc Jacobs 240 So Rouge (reviewed here) is femme fatale in a tube. Packaged in a feisty red case, tell me this ain't for the average woman. It's a true red shade with semi-matte finish. 

Stylish in gunmetal plaid, Burberry Lip Cover Ruby No.18 (reviewed here) is blue-based red with satin finish. The magnetic case is uber chic and mesmerizing to say the least.

I'm a sucker for mattes (90s rule!) so hands down my ultimate top choice happens to be Tom Ford Lip Color Matte 07 Ruby Rush (reviewed here). When strangers randomly compliment you and ask what lipstick you are wearing, you know what you have on is legit! Ruby Rush is another true red I adore to the nth degree! 

Coy yet ethereal, YSL Rouge Volupte Shine 4 Rouge in Danger (reviewed here) is true red with glossy finish and enviable pigmentation. The iconic gold and YSL logo make this lippy a staple in any high-end stash.

Still one of my go-to when it comes to superb color payoff, finish and packaging, Givenchy Le Rouge 308 Rouge D'Exception (reviewed here) is brick red like no other. It compliments my medium skin tone with the right amount of warmth. A classic shade I don't mind repurchasing over and over.

Top Red Lipstick, Tom Ford Lip Color Matte Ruby Rush, Marc Jacobs So Rouge, YSL Rouge in Danger, Burberry Lip Cover Ruby, Givenchy Rouge D'Exception, Red Must-Have, How to Wear Red Lipstick

Here are my swatches for color comparison:

Top Red Lipstick, Tom Ford Lip Color Matte Ruby Rush, Marc Jacobs So Rouge, YSL Rouge in Danger, Burberry Lip Cover Ruby, Givenchy Rouge D'Exception, Review, Swatch,Red Must-Have, How to Wear Red Lipstick

Finally, how they look on my lips:

Top Red Lipstick, Tom Ford Lip Color Matte Ruby Rush, Marc Jacobs So Rouge, YSL Rouge in Danger, Burberry Lip Cover Ruby, Givenchy Rouge D'Exception, Review, Swatch,Red Must-Have, How to Wear Red Lipstick

Top Red Lipstick, Tom Ford Lip Color Matte Ruby Rush, Marc Jacobs So Rouge, YSL Rouge in Danger, Burberry Lip Cover Ruby, Givenchy Rouge D'Exception, Review, Swatch,Red Must-Have, How to Wear Red Lipstick

Top Red Lipstick, Tom Ford Lip Color Matte Ruby Rush, Marc Jacobs So Rouge, YSL Rouge in Danger, Burberry Lip Cover Ruby, Givenchy Rouge D'Exception, Review, Swatch,Red Must-Have, How to Wear Red Lipstick

Top Red Lipstick, Tom Ford Lip Color Matte Ruby Rush, Marc Jacobs So Rouge, YSL Rouge in Danger, Burberry Lip Cover Ruby, Givenchy Rouge D'Exception, Review, Swatch,Red Must-Have, How to Wear Red Lipstick

Top Red Lipstick, Tom Ford Lip Color Matte Ruby Rush, Marc Jacobs So Rouge, YSL Rouge in Danger, Burberry Lip Cover Ruby, Givenchy Rouge D'Exception, Review, Swatch,Red Must-Have, How to Wear Red Lipstick

What's your favorite red lippy? enable me again...


27 comments:

  1. You look gorgeous in all the shades (as always), but the Marc Jacobs one is my favorite!

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  2. These are all such gorgeous red lipsticks, Kath! I love them photographed in front of your gorgeous Chloe bag!

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    1. Oh thanks for noticing how I staged these beauties. xoxo

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  3. I love how the Marc Jacobs looks on you! I agree that there is nothing better than a good bright lipstick to cheer you up, and my mama always said so, so it must be true, right? :)

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  4. I love it! I had a red matte by Kat Von D that I'd layer with a lip gloss that I loved. I don't even know if it's still made because I've been hoarding it.

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  5. They are all stunning! And the packaging! My fave in my collection is Urban Decay Revolution F-Bomb

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  6. You look good in ALL colors! So beautiful! <3

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  7. Gorgeous photos of you wearing all the lippies! <3

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  8. You look gorgeous in red. Love the Burberry and the YSL.

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  9. I really like the Marc Jacobs So Rouge on you

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  10. Ooooh, these fancy reds are giving me LIFE! I've never tried any of these brands but man, that Tom Ford looks gorgeous on you. I don't think I can pull off such an orange'y red.

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  11. I don't think I can pull off the brick red like you do, but the rest of these are gorgeous! I love a red lip.

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  12. These all look so great on you. I think that I need the YSL. Soon. Yep.

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  13. I need that Marc Jacobs lipstick! Beautiful!

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  14. these are all lovly shades but just give me mac ruby woo and i'm happy!

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    1. Easy to please Miss. Thanks for stopping by.xo

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  15. I am so jealous of your gorgeous lipstick stash. For realz.

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    1. haha, and I am envious of your eyeshadows collection :-)

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  16. Gorgeous shades! The Givenchy tube is stunning too.

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    1. Givenchy is least heralded in the blogging community but it's a great lippy designer brand

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    1. Consider yourself warned.... it's addicting lol

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  18. I love the Marc Jacobs! And your Paraty grabbed my attention right away. I have it in black. <3

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    1. Yes! Purseaholic has good eyes :-) I like it a lot

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