MAKEUP MONDAY | KEEP CALM & WEAR RED

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Hello lovelies, welcome back to another week of theluxchronicles!

Today on Makeup Monday, I wanted to talk about red lipsticks. Since today is the 4th of July, I’m sure lots of people out there are going to choose a red lippie to go with their patriotic outfits. To be honest, I’m not really into dressing up in 4th of July outfits, but I do love a good red lip.

So today, I’m going to talk about the red lipsticks I currently have in my makeup collection and show how there’s definitely a red lip out there for you if you’re currently on the lookout for one or are searching for a new one to add to your collection!

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This is Bordeaux from Revlon’s Colorburst collection. I’m not sure if this is still sold because I got mine quite a long time ago, but it’s one of my favorite shades that I come back to and rediscover from time to time.

It’s a deep red on my lips and works perfectly for the fall and wintertime. However, if you take the time to smooth it out with your fingers, it transforms into a lighter pink-red shade and looks super nice for the spring and summer. I love wearing this gloss when I need a pigmented lip that isn’t too strong with a bit of shine. It has a pink undertone and I think it would look good on most skin tones.

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This is Heartbreaker from Rimmel and it’s one of their Provocalips. This lip product is not only pigmented, but also is super long-wearing because of the “lock & shine” step on the other side of the tube which basically mattifies your lips and keeps the product from budging all day.

It’s even kiss-proof; I tried kissing my hand (not another person, okay) and it doesn’t come off. It does wear off eventually, so I find myself reapplying around midday or after eating, but that’s a lot better than other lip products out there, although lipsticks have become more and more long-wearing these days.

This has an orange undertone and I think this would work well for a summer night since it’s bright enough for the summer, but the matte look makes it suitable for nighttime.

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This is my favorite red lipstick for the fall, but don’t let that stop you from rocking it all year long. I was so obsessed with this lipstick at one point that I did wear it during the summer and into the fall days. This is one of Rimmel’s Kate Moss lipsticks in the shade 107. I think this is also one of Zoella’s favorite red lipsticks.

It’s more of a berry red color and I think a lot of different skin tones could wear this and have it look good on them. In real life, it’s a little dark for the daytime, but in photographs, this tends to show up lighter. But if you love a good darker red lip, go ahead and try it out and see if you like it!

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I saved the lipstick that packs the biggest punch for last; this is Certainly Red from Revlon’s Super Lustrous lipstick collection and it’s the brightest red I own. It’s hard for me to wear this color sometimes since it’s so bright. But it’s the truest red I have, so if that’s what you’re looking for, then I would recommend checking this one out! Personally, I find this looks good on my skin tone, but I think it’s probably too brightย for deeper skin tones.

The best part about all these lippies? They’re affordable; I picked all of these up at the drugstore! Even though red lips make quite the statement, I would say that my red lippies have been quite loved through the months. So I hope you make your own statement today with a powerful red lip and have fun with it!

Thanks so much for reading and happy 4th of July!

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