Saturday, May 3rd, 2008

If you were using MAC’s Port Red lipstick?, what look would you create with it? What shadows would you use? What would you use on cheeks? Anything added to the lips?

Create a look using whatever you want, as long as you include Port Red! Feel free to share links to photos of your look(s) using it in the comments.

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26 thoughts on “Look Book – What would you pair MAC’s Port Red lipstick with?

  1. I adore Port Red and wore it yesterday! I did Laura Mercier Tinted Moisturizer on my face to tone down some of the rosiness in my skin. I wanted the look to be all about the lips, so I did Shore Leave and Nanogold on my eyes to give them a wash of pale gold to complement the gold in Port Red, finished with Plushlash mascara and brow grooming/filling in with Laura Mercier products. On my cheeks I did a light sweep of Fafi Iridescent Powder in Sassed Up because it is a nice peachy-pink with gold shimmer. I lined my lips with a red pencil (can’t remember the color!) and filled in with Port Red. Simple, but really let Port Red stand out.

  2. Shefali

    OMG I just bought this color yesterday…it’s gorgeous. I would do a really simple eye – Laura Mercier’s Solid Gold eye colour duo (from summer Gold Digger collection) all over lid, then Patina in the crease. I would use Nighthawk eye pencil on waterline and Front Row pencil on outer lower lash line. A dash of MAC bronzer on cheeks (can’t remember color name). Cover Girl LashBlast mascara in black. MAC Cremestick liner in Red Enriched and Port Red lipstick to pop! the whole look.

  3. Tonee

    I haven’t tried this out yet, but here’s what I would wear with Port Red:

    Eyes – pigment in Naked as a base (see – I’m trying to start using pigments now!), Retrospeck, Amber Lights, Blacktrack to line the eyes, brown mascara

    Cheeks – Sunbasque

    Lip liner – Redd

  4. Sanayhs

    Shore Leave on the lid, illegal cargo in the crease, a light touch of indian ink in the outer crease, nightfish fluidline, lots of black mascara. Light flush on the cheeks. Port Red with Love Knot over it.

  5. Lindsay

    Thanks for this!! I just bought port red today, I could not pass on it, it was soo pretty. I just have no idea what to do with it!!

    Keep great ideas coming!

  6. Julia

    Yay! Like Lindsay, I just bought it today, so I can’t wait to try some of these looks out. Thanks for the suggestions!

  7. Tanya M

    I wore it today with a bit of black slightly winged eyeliner, and very simple, neutral eyes (Vanilla e/s and Naked Lunch e/s). I used Eversun as a bit of a bronzer, and Dame as blush lightly just on the apples of my cheeks. Then tiny bit of Brick l/l and Russian Red l/g over the Port Red for part of the day, and Glamour OD on top later in the day.

    But, I’ve worn Love Alert l/g on top of Port Red, and WOW, totally different look. It makes it a dark magenta color. Love it!

  8. Port Red is just the red shade what I want for a glamourus look, so I will combine it with a pearly, pastel, glamourus green-light turquoise eyeshadow with a good glitery yellow shade on bones.

    For skin, I will use a whitener powder for a sheer and bright skin, and apply a blush gives a red hue-EM Chit Chat maybe.

    A high pigmented mascara-maybe Lancome’s glittery mascara- and a clear lipgloss maximizer-Lipchic lipsealant- completes look well.

  9. I’d have to go with painterly as a base, omega in the crease, vanilla pigment as a highlight, blacktrack in a wing ONLY on to the top… #7 lashes (or ardell #102 cuz i’m broke! LOL)

    Cheeks just with a light dusting of mocha blush and a gentle contour with harmony blush.

    then have mega lips steal the show! my most recent post was about red lips too… one of my favorite looks :)

  10. DaniMae

    I would definitely pair Port Red lipstick with a neutral eye; sort of a pin-up look with the winged liner.

    It could be in homage to the Naughty Nauticals theme, you know, the sailors and their pictures of pin up girls on the walls in their bunkers!

  11. To a soft brown/grey smokey eye.

  12. gail

    I love PR. There isn’t another red like it I wish it was permanent! I wear it in the NN stylised way (yes I know, fashion victim) with a dark blue eye. Iwear blanc type on lid and plummage blended in crease and upwards, and a bit ovelaid on lid too. And some black eyeliner

    xx great blog. its my first comment but visited regularly THANKS!!