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Scarlet Season: Temptalia’s Favorite Red Lipsticks & Glosses

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Scarlet Season: Temptalia’s Favorite Red Lipsticks & Glosses

Scarlet Season:  Temptalia's Favorite Red Lipsticks & Glosses

I'm sure some of you are interested in what my favorites were--and to be sure, I included some that just had flat-out spectacular formulas and wear, even if the color wasn't what I'd normally go...

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Scarlet Season: Orange -Based Reds Round-up

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Scarlet Season: Orange -Based Reds Round-up

Scarlet Season:  Orange -Based Reds Round-up

I'm surprised (and quite happy about it!) that we covered nearly as many orange-based reds as blue-based reds.  I just feel like we ended up with a very well-rounded bunch of reds we were able to feature over...

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Scarlet Season: Blue-Based Reds Round-up

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Scarlet Season: Blue-Based Reds Round-up

Scarlet Season: Blue-Based Reds Round-up

Lots of cool, more blue-based reds... Of course, it'll come as no surprise, but Chanel's Dragon is definitely one of my favorite reds.  It's almost neutral, but I'd still say it runs just a wee bit cool (and it's...

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The Scarlet Season: Dolce & Gabbana Sheer Lipstick

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The Scarlet Season: Dolce & Gabbana Sheer Lipstick

Dolce & Gabbana Sheer Shine Lipstick

The Scarlet Season: Dolce & Gabbana Sheer Lipstick

Dolce & Gabbana Sheer Shine Lipstick ($30.00) is a glossy, orange-based red. It's smooth, feels moisturizing, and is richly pigmented. Even though the Shine formula is designed to deliver semi-sheer color,...

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The Scarlet Season: Round-Up

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The Scarlet Season: Round-Up

The Scarlet Season: Round-Up

Oh, many, many lipsticks and glosses have been highlighted over the past three months (roughly 55 in sum).  Here's a general summary and link round-up of all of the reds from the series.   I also included a list by price point, in case you're looking for a...

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The Scarlet Season: Lancome Red Stiletto Lipstick

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The Scarlet Season: Lancome Red Stiletto Lipstick

Lancome Red Stiletto Lipstick

The Scarlet Season: Lancome Red Stiletto Lipstick

Lancome Red Stiletto Color Deseign Lipstick ($22.00) is a bold, ruby red with a very faint sheen with an otherwise played down, creamy finish. It's bright and bold and yet not stop sign red, either. It feels creamy,...

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The Scarlet Season: Rimmel Temptation Lipstick

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The Scarlet Season: Rimmel Temptation Lipstick

The Scarlet Season: Rimmel Temptation Lipstick

Rimmel Temptation Lasting Finish Lipstick ($5.19) is a bold, ruby red with subtle red shimmer (very fine!). It's creamy, opaque, and wears for a good four or five hours. Even when it does fade, it leaves behind a nice stain...

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The Scarlet Season: MAC New York Apple Lipstick

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The Scarlet Season: MAC New York Apple Lipstick

The Scarlet Season: MAC New York Apple Lipstick

MAC New York Apple Lipstick ($14.00) is a classic berry-based red. It's a deep raspberry red with lots of lighter raspberry shimmer. This has always been one of my favorite MAC lipstick shades, red or not, and it's...

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The Scarlet Season: Rimmel Alarm Lipstick

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The Scarlet Season: Rimmel Alarm Lipstick

The Scarlet Season: Rimmel Alarm Lipstick

Rimmel Alarm Lasting Finish Lipstick ($5.19) is a bright cherry red with a frosty sheen. It feels fairly creamy, goes on opaque in just a layer, and it is (obviously) quite pigmented. Rimmel describes this lipstick as giving the...

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