Friday, August 1st, 2008

Red Flame/Orange Flicker Pro Longwear Lustre Lip Colour is beyond gorgeous. BEYOND! This is such a rich, vibrant red. I honestly didn’t think it would be a color I could pull off, but it’s no more bold than other popular reds like Russian Red. Finally, a red PLW that I can wear!

You can see just the color side (Red Flame) before I added the top coat (Orange Flicker)…

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64 thoughts on “Lip Lust – Red Flame/Orange Flicker Pro Longwear

  1. Traci

    SO HOT! i love it!

  2. Milan

    That color is GORGEOUS! Have you noticed any drying or flaking with these? That is my pet peeve when it comes to longwear lipsticks and glosses.

  3. jenn


  4. reesa

    Now that IS a hot color. I’m looking forward to getting this one!

    Thanks, Christine.

  5. Tekoa

    I actually did a coin toss between this one and Alta Moda. *lol* Red Flame won! so happy with it.

  6. Oh my goodness it’s so pretty! I would never have the confidence to pull off a bright red lip…sigh. Did you have a chance to try Ripe and Ready/Soft and Lush? I’m currently lusting after that lustre twin :)

  7. Jennifer

    That’s utterly gorgeous! Maybe a bit much for everyday wear, but gorgeous all the same!

    • Hi Jennifer,

      It’s probably not an everyday color, but it’s definitely a pretty one for a night out — and since it’s longwearing… it’s actually quite perfect for nights out!

  8. rubi

    I am half crazy but I am getting this and I am wearing during the day, lol.

  9. Supriya

    I got boss brown and love it!! I love this one you are wearing, please post the other colors on you!! 😉

  10. Supriya

    oh, and do you ever use liners with mac’s PLWs?

  11. The top coat adds such dimension to the red, it’s lovely! I’m very interested in these.. long wear is so appealing for day and night!

    • Yes, it definitely does! What makes me a bit sad is the gloss tends to run out way before the lip color does… and well, once you’re out, you can only get clear or mirror gloss :(

      • redlips

        Are you using two coats of the lip color? I just bought this fabulous color and that’s what the MAC lady told me to do.

  12. Heather

    I got this one but haven’t tried it yet. What other PLW’s did you get, Christine? What ended up being your haul from these two collections?

    • Hi Heather,

      I hope you like it when you get it!

      I got Custom Rose, Gypsy Rose, Red Reflection, Red Flame, Ripe & Ready for PLWs. I got all of the shadows except Grand Entrance, Top Hat, Star By Night, and the pink one (blanking on the name).

  13. Monica

    Wow.. its a great color! I’m going today to the MAC store near me (Starflash Baby!!!) and I’ll have to get one of the lustre twins to try it!
    Did you use moisturizer before putting in color?

    • Nice! I hope you get one or two or five 😉

      I had on regular chapstick beforehand, but I always have chapstick on if I don’t have lipstick on!

  14. Kate

    Oh, Christine, why did you have to show us this?! I thought I was going to get away without buying anything from this collection, but after seeing this on you, I can’t resist. It’s gorgeous on you.

  15. Brenda

    Gah I just bought another red lipstick too, I should have waited… It’s so pretty…

  16. Ariele

    Absolutely stunning! Orange Flicker really gives it some pizzazz too, I love it :)

    How are you liking Ripe & Ready? (I’m pretty sure you said you planned to pikc that one up…)

    • Hi Ariele,

      Yes, Orange Flicker really makes it pop :) Will be sad when it runs out, LOL.

      Ripe & Ready is gorgeous, love it! Totally a me color.

  17. Rosie

    I luv this color!!!! Do you think this would complement women w/ darker skintones?

  18. lala

    wow!!! so pretty!! w/ your skin..I just got a “red” lip varnish in “warning” …it’s amazing!!! thats the type of red I can pull..deep red apple red :)

  19. Kensie

    i feel like this would be too orange for me but it’s still GORGEOUS!!!

  20. Daantje

    WOW! This is absolutely beyond what I had expected. Your lips look HOT Christine! I really thought I could easily pass on this collection, but now I will go and check them out for sure. Thank you for this.

    • Hi Daantje,

      I know, right? I didn’t think this would look good on me whatsoever. It just seemed UNwearable! But so not. I hope you find a few to take home!

  21. Carrie

    OK so after my icky experience with PLW before (which apparently was just ‘cuz I didn’t know to moisturize beforehand, lol) I tried these and…:D The MA recommended this color to me, it is really a super fun red. More wearable than my other reds (Dubonnet, You Say Tomato and PS Kiss). As long as I can apply it neatly, I’d totally wear it during the day.

  22. WOW, gorgeous color and most of all gorgeous lips! Beautiful!

  23. lovekills

    enough said!

  24. Aziajs

    That is beautiful. It looks just like a regular lipstick. I really like it.

  25. Shmo

    It only flakes when you put on lip balm under it.

  26. LOVING this! I was all set to not get any and then I see this lip! Off to call my MAC girl to save me one until I get there..

  27. GAAH that is among the hottest things I’ve ever seen! My fave right now is Check, please, but this can be just as good, I think! Any thoughts? Too bad we don’t get Lustre Twins to our counter! Gosh!

    • LOL! I love Check, Please 😀 Such a gorgeous deep red! I think this is just as pretty, though it’s a bit brighter and has more shimmer.

  28. Jan

    The colors are gorgeous but they are not nice to one’s lips. I have three and will probably throw them out! They truly dry one’s lips and cause flaking. This is the first MAC product that I have disliked.

    • It’s terrible that you’ve had such a bad experience with them :( I’ve never had any of that happen to me. The product itself flakes off a bit towards the end of the day, depending on how whether or not you’ve reapplied the gloss, but definitely doesn’t dry out or make my lips themselves flake!

  29. maryam

    good but see the hair down her lips

  30. Totally LOVE IT! Have to get it! My oh my…

  31. Judy

    love this ♥