Sunday, February 19th, 2012

This or That

Red lipstick or red lipgloss?

  • Red lipstick (75%, 3,322 Votes)
  • Red lipgloss (25%, 1,091 Votes)

Total Voters: 4,414

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12 thoughts on “This or That: Would you rather wear red lipstick or red lipgloss?

  1. This really depends! There are sheerer red lipsticks and opaque lipglosses, so I guess as long as it’s sheer (because I’m just starting out) I don’t really care if it’s a lipstick or a lipgloss.

  2. Red lipstick any day! It just lasts longer, with a gloss I would have to worry about it moving or my hair getting stuck in it.

  3. Esther

    I wear both pretty often, but if forced to choose, lipgloss is easier to apply than lipstick, and I’m all for ease.

  4. frckls

    Why would you want to keep it low when you can make a statement? And a beautiful one it is. :)

  5. I hate red lipgloss because it is wayyyy messier than red lipstick. Also I don’t really like glossy lips that are bright, I much prefer a matte red lipstick

  6. Dinitchka

    A matte red lipstick!!! I tend to think red lipstick and the roaring 20’s, which is one of my fav eras. I do like red lipgloss but it tends to not look as crisp and sharp as an actuall lipstick, on me.

  7. Miss J

    I’m much more of a lipstick girl, and I also don’t really like the way glossy red lips look as much as a matte or slightly creamy looking red lipstick. Lipstick is also less messy/sticky. Just much prefer the lipsticks over a gloss.

  8. I do prefer matte red lipstick these days – when I go out, it needs minimal touch ups and don’t smear all over my glass. I used to wear lipgloss but it’s too much effort what with all the reapplying!

  9. Veronica

    I actually prefer a semi-matte appearance for my lips, so my use of lipgloss is sparing. Additionally, red lipstick is already high maintenance to begin with, so lipgloss just makes it even messier.

  10. Definitely lipstick. I don’t particularly like opaque lipglosses.

  11. Devin

    I am now finding that I prefer gloss. This is actually a recent change. I don’t wear my Russian Red often because Its drying and needs to be touched up and I usually don’t have a moment during work then I’ve got that lip-line when I finally take a break.