Because I’ve found three of the most perfect reds, perfect for Valentine’s Day…
Truth be told, I’m still a little intimdated by red lipstick, mostly because it can be just so jarring, you know? I’m also a little insecure about my thin upper lip and I sometimes feel like the red accentuates the thinness of it. But after trying dozens (literally, DOZENS) of red lipsticks, I found three that I really love – they all have fab pigment, stay on all day AND don’t dry my lips out.
Gwen Stefani x Urban Decay lipstick in Bright Red Mega Matte: It’s not shocking the queen of the red lip, miss Gwen Stefani, created this amazing (seriously, it’s amazing) shade of matte red. This stuff goes on THICK, just be warned, so you want to go light with the hand and you probably only need one coat.
Lipstick Queen Saint & Sinner Lip Tint in Deep Red: This lip tint really surprised me; it’s super light in texture and melts right onto your lips, but the color is really pigmented and gorgeous. The tint is actually made with the brand’s innovative lip repair lipid, black soybean extract and omega 3-rich Algomega, which makes the product super silky and smooth when applied. LOVE.
It Cosmetics Blurred Lines Smooth-Fill Lipstick in Brave: I LOOOVE the idea of an anti-aging lipstick (yes, always). Out of my three favorites I have to say this version is definitely the most hydrating and I love that its infused with anti-aging ingredients like collagen, peptides and hyaluronic acid. WIN, trust me.
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