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help... how do i know which red lipstick suits me?
Get to a MAC counter if you can. I had never worn red or never felt brave enough to. The girls were brilliant and I swap between RUSSIAN RED and RUBY WOO. I have an Asian/olive skin colouring hazel eyes and dark blue/black hair and was told RUBY WOO suits all types. And I know blue based reds are meant to suit me or so I have read.
sorry MamaPingu but I don't recall, they tend to last a long time and TBH I don't buy a lot of makeup but will spend on quality products if its going on my face, but I am sure they are no more then £15.
I love Russian Red and Ruby Woo too! I'm pale with dark hair. Russian red makes my teeth look pearly white too. I find Ruby Woo very dry though, is there a secret to application? What liner do you use with either/both if these colours?
Ask the girls on the make up counters to pick one for you and apply it (with a full make up job if you have time), then go off for a couple of hours, looking in all the mirrors you can find to see what you think of it! Don't buy before you're sure.
I have gotten mac ruby woo and Russian red from debenhams online, think they are about 15 quid but you could check on debenhams website. I also find them a bit drying? Colour is good but most of the time I just amn't brave enough to wear it during the daytime. I'm pale with red/brown hair by the way
I second Clinique chubby sticks. I have a red called '2 ton tomato'. It's quite sheer and easy to wear. I've had lots of compliments when wearing it. For me it was a good starting point for wearing red lipstick.
Mabel Stark I agree RUBY WOO is a bit dry but I prime my lips with a serum or moisturiser before I apply any lipstick then I blot. then reapply and off you go. I just love the colour The RUBY WOO is one of their matt lippys but the textures do vary depending on the colour. AMOROUS is fab and a good one I use allot on days I don't feel up to a strong red.