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My favourite red lipsticks

Happy Monday, lovelies! I know, I know. Monday is not always the happiest day of the week. So let’s talk about something that can cheer up the mood a bit. I am thinking red lipsticks. πŸ™‚

I was reorganising my makeup drawer during the weekend. You know the drill. Some must go, and some can stay. We should always do a regular clean-up of our makeup/skincare drawers because you don’t want to use expired products on your skin. They will only do more harm than good. Β Here are my favourite red lipsticks.

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1.Lancome L’Absolu Rouge Lipstick – 132 Caprice

This one is reasonable new. I got it about three weeks ago. Very hydrating, pigmented, creamy and long lasting. I love the texture on my dry lips. The colour is a gorgeous blue toned red with a satin finish. Love the packaging too.

2. Nars Velvet Lip Glide – Le Palace

I have done a review about this one. You can find itΒ here. Very light texture, non-sticky and smooth. The colour payoff is super good. It has a shiny finish and will leave a pretty stain after few hours. The colour is a classic red with slightly cool undertone.

3. Christian Dior Rouge Dior – 999

How should I describe this one? Nothing is more classic than this one. It’s my first favourite red lipstick. The colour looks blue toned in the tube. However, when I apply it on my lips, it’s like a bright neutral red, not too orange or too blue. The texture is creamy and non-drying. I think it’s more like satin finish, not too glossy. I always put this one on at New Year’s Eve.

4. Stila Color Balm Lipstick – Natasha

First of all, I love Stila Color balm, creamy and pigmented. I have at least three colours. The lipstick contains peppermint. I think you either love it or hate it. I certainly love it, especially for summer. Natasha is a blue toned dark red, but not too dark though. It brightens up the whole face whenever I put it on. The packaging has a little mirror on top. Very handy. The finish is quite glossy since it’s a lip balm as well.

5. Models Prefer Infinite Colour Lipstick -Scarlet Hussy

This one actually will have to go after I publish this post. I am pretty sure I have had it for more than three years. I probably will get a new one when I stop at Priceline next time. It’s long wearing with matte finish. Their packaging is quite smart. The lipstick colour matches its packaging colour. It’s a warm toned red. The texture is smooth to apply. It doesn’t dry my lips.

6.Β Estee Lauder Β Pure Color Envy – 340 Envious

This one is described as a warm undertone bright poppy red. Somehow, it looks a bit cool toned on my lips. It’s soft and smooth when applying on the lips with a satin finish. The colour payoff is great. It’s long lasting and hydrating at the same time.

Here are all the swatches. I hope you enjoy the post. What is your favourite red lipstick? Β Let me know in the comments. xx

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16 Comments

  1. So interesting to see what red lipsticks other people love. It’s interesting that the ones you go for are all kind of hydrating but I only ever go for extremely matte red lips haha. Loved reading this x

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    • Thank you for stopping by. Yeah, I got dry lips. Matte lipsticks can drive me crazy. So normally I go for the hydrating one. 😘😘

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  2. tyna2299 says

    Gorgeous pictures! Such informative post too πŸ™‚
    Especially love the Stila one πŸ™‚
    I also made a top 5 Β£1 lipsticks, would appreciate some reviews x

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  3. Your favorite red lipsticks are lovely. I personally cannot go out of the house without lipstick or lip tint on. I think I can go out without my eyebrows done but not without any lip color!

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