The Best Red Lipsticks for Everyone… Seriously

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As I’ve written before, red lips are something that I think everyone should at least try once. There are a couple of different ways that you can go about achieving this whether it being a more classic red lip with a matching red lip liner, or a more modern ombre effect red lip with a darker lip liner.

If you would like to achieve any kind of red lip, here are a few options for you to choose from. There is everything from more orange-reds, to blue toned reds, and multiple finishes from mattes, to creams and for many different price ranges including drugstore and high end options. I hope you can find your perfect red lip!

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Matte Lipstick: 101

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Today we are going to talk about my absolute favorite lipstick finish: matte! I absolutely love a matte lip; it’s just something about it that makes me like it a little more than crème or lustre finishes. I love the coverage, all of the color options, and the fact that I don’t have to touch up super often. They look perfect anywhere at any time of the day whether its going to work, school, or out on the town. Wearing matte lipstick changed the way I felt about lipsticks in general. To some, matte lipsticks can be very intimidating, but to day I’m going to teach you the best way to wear matte lipsticks.

 Definition- The definition of “matte” is something that is dull, flat and without shine. Matte lipsticks are exactly the same, meaning they don’t have any shine or shimmer. From experience, they have a lot better staying power in comparison to other glossier finishes. Matte lipsticks tend to be more pigmented and have better staying power and coverage.

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