Thursday, August 20, 2009

{Blood} Red Lips

So, what do you guys think of them?
Any of you lovely ladies {or guys, I don't judge} fans of the classic red lip look?

My boyfriend took a pic of me yesterday that made me rethink red. Perhaps it's the lighting, or the fact that it was before noon, but I'm feeling that it's a bit much. Perhaps I should stick to wearing reds under the veil of evening.

{Nice hair, Pipes}
Next question...if you are a red lipstick fan, what's your go-to colour?

Now, I'm off to swipe on some Rita Beige, my favourite nude lipstick. Sigh.

23 comments:

Shaina said...

I don't have the balls to pull off fabulous red lipstick...but you look amazing! I love it!

Southern Belle said...

I think red looks good on you! I'm so J, I wish I had your blonde hair. Ah, to be blonde again, *sigh*. I'm digging the red lipstick though. That would be perfect for a night out!!!

jlc said...

You look fab a la Christina Aguilera or Gwen... love RED!!!

MG said...

I like the idea of red, but like you go for the nude colored lipstick. I'm sure for the right event and with the right look, red would be perfect!

down and out chic said...

i think it looks great on you! i don't wear lipstick at all (umm, i'd look like clown, i'm not kidding, thank you puerto rican lips).

PinkSass said...

It is red but I totally think you can pull it off.

I'm so not a lipstick girl though.

Oh and I love your hair silly!

The Cottage Cheese said...

I think you look beautiful! I'm a wallflower and don't usually wear bright lipstick, but if I go blonde that's totally going to change. I'll definitely wear more makeup so I won't looked washed out.

P.S. I noticed your Mac display in the background. My husband has this same monitor (one size larger), and I still think it's best looking monitor ever made. Mac really does have the best designers. Oh geez, I just realized what a total nerd I sound like!

Jennifer said...

That red looks really good on you! I think we are just too hard on our own photos. I always second guess my choices when I see them photographed. I need good friends to tell the truth. I really like the red, but I can see what you are saying about the whole it's before 12 thing. I would definitely wear it, but maybe only in the evening.

The Pink Tutu said...

I think it looks great on you! Very pretty!

Summer Wind said...

The red looks great on you! I don't think I can pull it off, I've tried but then I always go back to my pinks and deeper colors.

...Mrs. Southern Bride... said...

Looks lovely! And classy!

AHarbin88 said...

I think you look fab! I agree with you and everyone else who said that it might be best for evening, though. I think only people like Christina and Gwen and pull it off 24/7.

As for favorite red colors, I used to wear one from Clinique called Dubbonet. I don't know if they even make it anymore, but I always got a lot of compliments on it!

Summer @ B is for Brown said...

I think you look delightful. I was fearful of doing red too until I walked into Sephora. My husband hates red lips. HATES THEM. BOOO on him.

Lacey said...

You look GORGEOUS with red lips!! You definitely have the skintone and hair color to pull off red any time of day. Maybe it just seemed a little much since you are used to nudes? When I get stuck in a nude rut and then put on serious color I'm always a little unsure about it at first. I bet a pretty orangey-mango red like MAC's Sashimi Mimi would look fab on you too. My fave red is Clinique's Red Red Red. I caved into the fall trend and bought a deep burgandy red, but I'm not sure if I'll ever have the guts to actually wear it for fear of looking too goth =/

Christina said...

Personally, I like the color on you. You look hot mama!!

The Pink Chick said...

I think you are rockin' the red lips look! You look great!

Fifi Flowers said...

YOU look GOOD in RED!!!

Gabby said...

The red looks HOT on you! I think it's just something you have to get used to.

Pink Maple said...

Looks great on you, it goes well with your blonde hair! Definitely wear it day or night :)

In this wonderful life... said...

Pretty hair, Piper! and lipstick :) I love red!

Andie said...

you have beautiful eyes!

I think you look great. a few months ago, I did a breakdown of my daily makeup routine with hopes to see what other's routine was.

Red Lipstick Style said...

I think you look incredible. Red is 'your color'. I actually love red lipstick (haha)

right now I like 2 of the Sephora brand reds, and I'm sorry, but the names have worn off - one is a cubby pencil, the other is a lipstick, but they are both 'really red', Sephora bronzed beauty is great - its a gloss, a little lighter; Christian Dior and Chanel also have great red shades.

Jessica Cangiano said...

You look positively fantastic! I'm a die-hard fan of red lips and find them to the colour I'm most confident wearing. I alternate between brands and shades, but two all-time faves are Covergirl's Outlast Lipstain in red (ooohhh, off the top of my head I think it's #440 or #430) and MAC's gorgeous classic, Russian Red. I layer both over red lip liner which I colour my whole lips in with. I often top either the stain or lipstick with a red, berry, or clear gloss, too. Any way you look at it, red lipstick is a fashion must-have in my books!

Wishing you a gorgeous Monday and week ahead!
♥ Jessica