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Best Red Lipsticks for Valentine’s Day

February 14, 2013

Looking for the best red lipsticks to celebrate this Valentine’s Day?  Take a peek at some of our favorites.  From matte lacquer to sheer gloss, there are a variety of finishes to choose from.

Best Red Lipsticks

Clockwise from Top Left:

Sephora Collection Rouge Shine Lipstick in Candy Apple Red
L’Oreal Colour Riche Caresse Aqua Lip Lacquer in Endless Red
NARS Semi-Matte Full Powered Red in Red Lizard
NYC Smooch Proof 16 hour Lip Stain in Unstoppable Red

For some helpful hints on how to make your color stay, we turned to in-house Makeup Specialist Kai. He’s done lips for every occasion, from brides to red carpet.

For lasting color, layer either a long-wear lip liner or lipstain on lips before applying your lipstick (trying to match the color as close as possible).

The biggest no-no women do to sabatogue their lip color? “Pursing your lips after you apply lipstick! I see it all the time, and it’s the biggest culprit for fading color. All you’re doing is breaking up the color, causing it to pool around the edge of your lips!” says Kai. “Apply lipstick to bottom and top lips, and leave it alone!”

NARS and Sephora available at
L’Oreal and NYC brands available at drugstores nationwide. 


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