Sunday, November 25th, 2012

5 Holiday Red Lipglosses to Try

I can’t decide if I love red gloss or lipstick more.  I just love the juicy glossiness of a gloss, which is why I don’t often wear a matte lip by choice.  Do you have a preference?

What’s your favorite red lipgloss to wear during the holidays?

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21 thoughts on “5 Holiday Red Lipglosses to Try

  1. Stacey

    UD gloss pencils looks nice to this answer though I never tried it…and how about Clinique chubby sticks.

    • Profile wp-user-avatar wp-user-avatar-60 alignnone photo of Carla Carla N.

      When I want to do red lips, I’m more likely to go for a lipstick than a gloss; red glosses tend to “read” pink on me.
      My favorite red of the moment is Ellis Faas L101 “Ellis Red,” a liquid lipstick formula.
      I’m not crazy about the formula, which tends to be messy, but I’m madly in love with the color!

  2. J.

    What a great idea for a post! And I love the choices too!

  3. Sarah

    I really love the Rimmel Vinyl Max gloss in Passion, a nice deep red. The brush is impractically large, but once you get the hang of it, it isn’t that bad. It has a nice vanilla mint smell, and it’s full-coverage and pretty long lasting for a gloss. I rarely have major problems with Rimmel lip products.

  4. S.

    I have very cool-toned skin. Do you have any suggestions for glosses that would compliment it? I especially love Bobbi Brown’s High Shimmer glosses :)

  5. Profile wp-user-avatar wp-user-avatar-60 alignnone photo of Amy xamyx

    I haven’t tried many “colored” glosses, but I really love L’Oreal Infallible in Rebel Red.

    If I wear a gloss alone, I prefer a pale shade, so if I want color, I just apply a clear gloss over a lipstick. This way, it’s *alot* cheaper, and I don’t end up with a box filled with gloss I rarely wear, since it can go bad sooner than lipstick.

  6. Absolutely love Black Ruby for a festive look! One of my favourite night out shades!

  7. I really like red lip glosses, I think it’s such a nice way to do red lips. They can give bold color, but they still look healthy and youthful. There’s no lip-shrinking effect that matte red can have. I think the Illamasqua looks particularly stunning.

  8. I literally want every single one of those now! I have been eyeballing the hourglass one for a long time now, as well as Illamasqua Succubus…Ouch my wallet hurts.

  9. Profile wp-user-avatar wp-user-avatar-60 alignnone photo of Quinctia Quinctia

    I guess Smashbox Lust, the only one I have? XD

  10. Profile wp-user-avatar wp-user-avatar-60 alignnone photo of LRW LRW

    Chanel – Rouge Allure Extrait de Gloss – Fatale (61)

  11. No question about it, for me it’s MAC Cult of Cherry! Soooo pretty!

  12. Profile wp-user-avatar wp-user-avatar-60 alignnone photo of Jenny Jen

    Bobbi Brown Black Ruby is phenomenal! I like to wear it alone and also over Mufe lip liner 11c which is a plum-burgundy.

  13. Vivian

    Because of the review you did on the Hourglass Siren, I went out and got it earlier this month during the VIB sale! It’s amazing!

  14. Chanel Extrait De Gloss’s Exces is also great!! Top it up over any matte or creamy red, and you will get the TRUE red tint that is just PERFECT for your skin tone. ANY skintone, and I am a Mac NC45… with yellow undertone to boot too!!!

  15. I would wear Illamasqua’s Succubus for a daytime look, and MAC Driven by love for a night time look :)

  16. Sabine

    Christine I have a question – I never get red lip gloss to look anything other than sloppy on me. I tried Chanel’s extrait de gloss the other day and the pigment seems to go straight into the creases of my lips and gloss seems sheer everywhere else. What am I doing wrong? Is red lip gloss only worn over lipstick?

  17. Zoe

    I’d wear Burberry’s Military red for the day, and Mac’s lady danger at evening party.

  18. Mandi

    I especially love the Mac ones, they are very classy :)