Sunday, September 27th, 2009

Choose or Lose

Do you like red lipstick/gloss?

  • Sometimes, depends on the person/occasion (44%, 488 Votes)
  • Yes, love it! (41%, 448 Votes)
  • No way! (13%, 147 Votes)
  • Other - I'll tell you in the comments! (2%, 14 Votes)

Total Voters: 1,097

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31 thoughts on “Choose or Lose: Do you like red lipstick/gloss?

  1. Giannina

    I love red lipstick, my favorite one is Opium Red from YSL

  2. Yes! Loves it! I don’t wear it often, but it’s totally in style right now! I wore Russian Red the other day and POW! So hot!

  3. Yes, I love reds! Probably over half of my lip collection is red. MAC’s Fanplastico, Cult of Cherry, Venetian, Boundless, Russian Red, they’re all great. I also love Maybelline’s Red Revival and Very Cherry. Morgana Minerals makes a great vegan red color called Metallic Maiden, which is red with some pinkish tones, it’s very flattering.

  4. Profile wp-user-avatar wp-user-avatar-60 alignnone photo of Torie torie

    I like the look of red lip stains but that’s about it(on me)

  5. Avery

    I like red lipglosses- they add that pop of color, but you can pull them off so much easier!

  6. Avery

    My favorite one btw is by bare escentuals!

  7. amy

    I love the look of red lipstick for certain occasions for myself, but I love the look on fair skinned brunette girls because I think it really suits them.

  8. I love red lipstick, but most of the time on other people. I always feel too ‘done up’ when I wear it! But, for the right occasion, I think it looks amazing and really makes you stand out.

  9. Profile wp-user-avatar wp-user-avatar-60 alignnone photo of superqueen Terry

    I always wear red lipstick, because I love the colour so much. My favourite red lip product of the moment is NARS lip matte velvet pencil in Cruella, but I love all NARS red lipsticks.

  10. Nic

    Love red lips! Russian Red is my favorite bright red. I got Amorous dazzleglass creme the other day. It feels a bit gritty to me (which was a little disappointing), but it looks gorgeous over Kirsch mattene.

  11. KatoAto

    Love it – I love Lipstick Queen (used to be Poppy). Really good glosses.

  12. CeeBee

    Red rocks.
    I don’t wear it super often (though I am today!:-) because I tend to to be pretty lazy about re-applying lipstick through the day and red definitely needs proper attention to the application and maintenance to keep it looking hot. No wonky lines allowed!
    The first red gloss I fell in love with was the Fraise Juicy Tube, though Groseille is also fab. The reddest, metallicist (OK, I know that isn’t an actual word!) glossiest red gloss I have ever used is DiorKiss Caramel Apple. Clinique Long Last in Vintage Red is a totally POW! colour and Fig from Estee Lauder is a gorgeous brick shade. I like to layer it with Chi Chi Viva la Diva in Talk Of The Town, which adds a touch of gold shimmer and more dimension.

    Christine, LOVED the Dragon look you did for your birthday!

  13. Jennifer

    I like Red Lipstick, especially if I am wearing a black shirt or dress. I think red looks killer with black.

    I’ve been trying reds lately… All of these work for me, but work best with my mood (if I am feeling fierce) or outfit color choice.

    I own : Mac: Russian Red, Viva Glam 1, Ruby Woo, Resolutely Red, and Brick O La. Estee Lauder : Crystal pure color in Red Apple. I think my faves are Red apple and Ruby Woo.

  14. I look hedious with red on my lips. There.

  15. silvana

    i love it but not on me… my face cannot take that much color

  16. LOVE red lipstick. VG1 and Russian Red are my favorites. I think everyone looks amazing in red lips. It gives off the feel of PASSION. I don’t know why so many people are afraid of red lips, even my grandma rocks red lipstick.

  17. Jasmine

    I really like the way a red lipstick can make ur whole look pop. Any good reccomendations for an NC25?

  18. alicia

    I have one red gloss I’ll wear on occasion, but I don’t shop for reds. They say there’s a red for everyone, but red is not everyone’s best color. Also, I find red lipstick aging in real life, especially on 40+ women.

  19. I love the old-Hollywood glamour of red lipstick. I’m not always to pull it off, but it’s still fabulous!

  20. Tina

    i love red lipstick..on other people. hahaha. my lips are naturally really pigmented and quite red, and i don’t like it very much. it just enhances the redness in my complexion. :/

  21. Bettina

    I love it, but only for special occassions :)

  22. Sushi Flower

    I love the way it looks on other people, especially when it’s paired with black liner for a retro look. I still haven’t found a red that works with my complexion, I always look like a clown. I think it’s because I’m so pale so it overwhelms my face; I have the same problem with smoky eyes or dark eyeliner.

  23. Profile wp-user-avatar wp-user-avatar-60 alignnone photo of Kristi Kristi

    I don’t like red lipstick or lipgloss on me because I have really pigmented red lips naturally, and I have very fair skin so I put stuff on my lips to take the red out. But on other people, I think it looks nice, just not on me! :)

  24. I would love to wear red lipsticks or lipglosses, but unfortunately I haven’t found my shade of red yet. Pardon my french, but red lips makes me look like a prostitute, and that’s no look that I desire.

  25. Profile wp-user-avatar wp-user-avatar-60 alignnone photo of Cindy Cindy

    I love red lipsticks – I was introduced to MAC when Madonna was so vocal about her love for Russian Red in the 80’s!! It’s the only red I’ve ever used up and repurchased, although I love the Rapturous Mattene from last fall. More of a fancy, dressed up look than everyday, but balanced with the right eye, it’s awesome.

    I don’t like red glosses though. I find they tend to look too sheer and washed out, or else they travel too much. Of course, it could be that I just haven’t found ‘the one’ yet.

  26. I’ve worn a red lipstick once and I don’t think it was the right shade for me – kind of scared me, haha.

  27. Profile wp-user-avatar wp-user-avatar-60 alignnone photo of Vesna Almost black.

    I love red lipsticks! Glosses not that much, but lipsticks – yes!
    I don’t wear them often now that I’m redhead :D but when I had black hair I used to wear it pretty often. :)
    I think it really suits me well. :)

  28. Profile wp-user-avatar wp-user-avatar-60 alignnone photo of Sarah SarahT

    I love red on other people (like Chanel Dragon on you, Christine! *drools* lol) But I always feel overdone wearing red :D

  29. I love red lipstick! There are so many different shades of red that anyone can find the one that suit them best. I don’t wear it often because it looks very sophisticated, but for a night out or a party, I like wearing it.