Top 5 Red Lipsticks

At this time of year I find myself reaching for red lipstick more often than any other colour. I also have to wear red everyday for work so I consider myself a bit of an expert when it comes to choosing a good red.

I find reds with a blue or a pink undertone work best with my skintone, I love an orangey red but they take some work to look right on me so I tend to avoid them for everyday and stick with the following five:

As you can see they’re all pretty well loved!

One of my most worn reds is this sephora liquid lipstick. I wear it to work a lot because it’s not too expensive, stays on all day and it’s the perfect shade for my skintone.

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The next one on the list is MAC ruby woo. It is very similar to the sephora lipstick, very dry and very blue toned. This was the first red lipstick I ever bought and it’s still one of my favourites.

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You can see from the picture that this one is slightly bluer than the sephora one.

Next is dubbonet, again by MAC. I think this one is my favourite for Christmas, it’s a dark brown toned red. I find this one a lot easier to wear day to day as it is more comfortable on the lips than the other two and not as bright.

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The fourth lipstick on my list is unfortunately no longer available to buy, which breaks my heart. It is the viva glam lipstick that Cyndi Lauper created with MAc a few years ago. It is a sheer but buildable colour and it’s perfect for those days when you want a hint of colour without a bold red lip. If anyone knows of anything similar I’d love to know because I’ll be devastated when mine runs out.

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Please excuse the fact that I seem to have smeared this one all over my face!

The last lipstick is the newest one I own and it’s a little bit different. Again it’s by MAC, I like their reds it seems! Relentlessly red is another matte red but it has a pink tone and it is very bright. This is definitely a statement lip so I like to keep my eyes very neutral when I wear this.

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So as you can see they’re all quite similar, but I different enough for me to justify owning them all! I’m on the hunt now for the perfect orangey red, I love lady danger but it’s just that bit too orange for me to pull off. Again if anyone has any suggestions then I’m all ears.

 

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