Thursday, October 15th, 2009

The Hit List

Worst Red Lipstick…

What brand/product wins this category? Any particular reason it wins?

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11 thoughts on “The Hit List: Worst Red Lipstick

  1. Paige

    NYC in Retro Red.
    It becomes a lipliner after talking for 5 minutes.

  2. Ruth

    For me, it’s an easy pick, Revlon Red !

  3. Yeah, the Revlon ones are pretty bad. I think I got either British Red or Target Red (at Target, obviously). Whichever it was, it was lousy. It did not go on or stay smooth.

  4. Macaddict

    Some of the Aveda ones. I like the fact that they are mostly plant based and organic and all that but they dry out so fast after purchase that I had to throw away 4 or 5 of them (having barely used them). The application on my lips felt so rough and no color was showing at all (even when I tried on a piece of paper!). It just hurt my lips dragging the “stick” of lipstick. So not worth it!

  5. rowan

    rimmel red diva…it smells like soap and it’s too sheer and shiny – kind of pathetic. used to use it all the time, oh dear. in fact, i really don’t recommend any cheap lipstick.

  6. Desiree

    mmm…anything that my mom wears! She likes the stuff that is burnt and orangey AKA a hot mess! And they’re all cheapo brands like Jordana and St Tropez or whatever else she likes to pick up at the hair store on her lunch break LOL… I gave her MAC Brick-O-La and she lurved it! I tell her to stop being so cheap and care about the stuff she wears LOL…

    another bad red was a halloween lipstick I got from walmart the other day. It was a dollar so I shouldn’t have expected too much LOL…

  7. Leah

    A really horrible red lipstick is Wet n Wild, or those really cheap $1 brands. I love Russian Red and Ruby Woo by MAC. They go well with my porcelain skin.

  8. Beth

    I like the rimmel “alarm” except for the taste. It’s a good mostly true red with maybe a small touch if blue, but it doesn’t turn pink or into lipliner.

  9. Montrese

    Im looking for a perfect red…outside of Russian Red…I love Russian Red! The 1st time I wore it was to my senior prom in 2007 & I have been wearing it ever since. I didnt think black girls could pull off a red lip! But I was pleasantly surprised!!

  10. Helena

    The only red I’ve tried (and didn’t like) was by Maybelline; I think it was called Cherry Red or something. It wasn’t long-lasting, and it was a bit too shiny for my taste. I have only been “into” lipstick recently, though, so I can’t tell you for sure, ha ha ha. That Aveda one sounds terrible, though!

  11. Oh man, I think I tried some L’Oreal lipstick that was just terrible. I’ve also tried NYC & it was way too orangey. I stick with MAC Dubonnet & Rocker–I’m pale & have a neutral-cool undertone to my skin so anything with too much red/orange/yellow in it makes me look gross.