I went out last week and wore RED lipstick. For the first time in my life. It was just dinner and drinks at a friends house and it was all girls, but still. I wore RED lipstick in public.
Its another Kate Moss for Rimmel shade. Tonight its #01 and its gorgeous(!!!!) when swatched.
|#01 is the first swatch on the left|
Never, ever thought I could wear red, but trying this, I was comfortable enough to go to my friends house and spend time in the company of others (not just my computer screen) and socialise.
I even got a nod of approval from the hubs before leaving the house
I did feel a bit self conscious. But I got over it.
As with the other Kate Moss lippies I have tried so far, it is incredibly comfortable to wear. Glossy with great colour pay off. I was a little scared at first, but I thought, ah bugger it and lashed it on. In hindsight, I should have been more careful and used a brush to get nice straight lines. Ah well, next time.
I got a lot of transfer onto my glass, but it lasted about 3 hours before I had to touch up. The colour wore off fairly evenly, I wasn't left with a weird red line around my natural lip line. It didn't dry my lips out as I expected it to, but it did leave a faint stain on my lips that I only noticed when I got home and took of my make-up. Nothing that a few hours of sleep couldn't get rid of.
I paired it with a neutral eye (Bring me frosted cake by Catrice, with Avon Gel Shock eyeliner in Plumful, and Black Avon Super curlascious Mascara) and a teensy bit of Nars Orgasm Blush. Foundation is also by Catrice and its the photo-ready one.
So what do you think?
Am I crazy to attempt this colour?
Is my skin tone too sallow for this?
Or does it look as Okay as I think it does?