Clinique Red Hot & Red-Handed Pop Reds Lipstick Review & Swatches

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Clinique Red Hot Pop Lip Colour + Primer Lipstick
Clinique Red Hot Pop Lip Colour + Primer Lipstick
Clinique Red Hot Pop Lip Colour + Primer Lipstick
Clinique Red Hot Pop Lip Colour + Primer Lipstick
Clinique Red Hot Pop Lip Colour + Primer Lipstick
Clinique Red Hot Pop Lip Colour + Primer Lipstick
Clinique Red Hot Pop Lip Colour + Primer Lipstick
Clinique Red Hot Pop Lip Colour + Primer Lipstick
Clinique Red Hot Pop Lip Colour + Primer Lipstick
Clinique Red Hot Pop Lip Colour + Primer Lipstick
Clinique Red Hot Pop Lip Colour + Primer Lipstick
Clinique Red Hot Pop Lip Colour + Primer Lipstick
Clinique Red Hot Pop Lip Colour + Primer Lipstick
Clinique Red Hot Pop Lip Colour + Primer Lipstick
Clinique Red Hot Pop Lip Colour + Primer Lipstick
Clinique Red Hot Pop Lip Colour + Primer Lipstick
Clinique Red Hot Pop Lip Colour + Primer Lipstick
Clinique Red Hot Pop Lip Colour + Primer Lipstick

Red Hot

Clinique Red Hot Pop Lip Colour + Primer Lipstick ($19.50 for 0.13 oz.) is a bright, medium red with neutral-to-warm undertones and a cream finish. It had nearly opaque color coverage that applied well to my lips with even color that softened my lip lines, so it was quite flattering to wear.

The texture was lightweight, thin, and comfortable with light slip but not enough to feel like it was moving around while worn. It wore nicely for five hours and felt moisturizing over time.

FURTHER READING: Formula Overview for details on general performance and characteristics (like scent).

Formula Overview

$19.50/0.13 oz. - $150.00 Per Ounce

The formula is described as having "rich color" with a "smoothing primer" that "keeps lips comfortably moisturized." Most of the shades had semi-opaque to opaque color coverage in a single layer, and the shades that were a bit weaker were somewhat buildable. The deeper shades tended to perform the best, while a few of the lighter shades settled slightly into lip lines (not too noticeable, or not at all, in person).

Some shades were more smoothing than others, so I think the "smoothing primer" claim was the weakest and wasn't always met. The texture was lightweight, lightly creamy without being heavy or too slippery, and didn't tug during application. The formula was comfortable and hydrating while worn, and they lasted between four and six hours. There didn't seem to be any scent or taste.

Browse all of our Clinique Pop Lip Colour + Primer Lipstick swatches.

Ingredients

Diisopropyl Dimer Dilinoleate, Trimethylolpropane Triisostearate, Petrolatum, Hydrogenated Polyisobutene, Microcrystalline WaxCera MicrocristallinaCire Microcristalline, Polyethylene, Octyldodecanol, Dipentaerythrityl Tri-Polyhydroxystearate, Polyglyceryl-3 Diisostearate, Squalane, Lauroyl Lysine, Punica Granatum (Pomegranate) Sterols, Hdi/Trimethylol Hexyllactone Crosspolymer, Tocopheryl Acetate, Palmitoyl Tripeptide-1, Ethylhexyl Palmitate, Coffea Arabica (Coffee) Seed Oil, Astrocaryum Murumuru Seed Butter, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Lauryl Pca, Tribehenin, Diethylhexyl Syringylidenemalonate, Cholesterol, Sorbitan Isostearate, Silica, Calcium Sodium Borosilicate, Calcium Aluminum Borosilicate, Barium Sulfate, Alumina, Synthetic Fluorphlogopite, Tin Oxide, Phenoxyethanol, [+/- Mica, Titanium Dioxide (Ci 77891), Iron Oxides (Ci 77491), Iron Oxides (Ci 77492), Iron Oxides (Ci 77499), Red 28 Lake (Ci 45410), Red 33 Lake (Ci 17200), Blue 1 Lake (Ci 42090), Yellow 6 Lake (Ci 15985), Bismuth Oxychloride (Ci 77163), Carmine (Ci 75470), Red 6 (Ci 15850), Yellow 5 Lake (Ci 19140), Red 30 Lake (Ci 73360), Red 22 Lake (Ci 45380), Red 7 Lake (Ci 15850)]

Disclaimer: Ingredient lists are as available by the brand (or retailer) at the time of publishing. Please always check product packaging, if it exists, for the ingredient list applicable to the product you're purchasing, or the brand or retailer's website for the most up-to-date ingredient list.

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Clinique Red-Handed Pop Lip Colour + Primer Lipstick
Clinique Red-Handed Pop Lip Colour + Primer Lipstick
Clinique Red-Handed Pop Lip Colour + Primer Lipstick
Clinique Red-Handed Pop Lip Colour + Primer Lipstick
Clinique Red-Handed Pop Lip Colour + Primer Lipstick
Clinique Red-Handed Pop Lip Colour + Primer Lipstick
Clinique Red-Handed Pop Lip Colour + Primer Lipstick
Clinique Red-Handed Pop Lip Colour + Primer Lipstick
Clinique Red-Handed Pop Lip Colour + Primer Lipstick
Clinique Red-Handed Pop Lip Colour + Primer Lipstick
Clinique Red-Handed Pop Lip Colour + Primer Lipstick
Clinique Red-Handed Pop Lip Colour + Primer Lipstick
Clinique Red-Handed Pop Lip Colour + Primer Lipstick
Clinique Red-Handed Pop Lip Colour + Primer Lipstick
Clinique Red-Handed Pop Lip Colour + Primer Lipstick
Clinique Red-Handed Pop Lip Colour + Primer Lipstick
Clinique Red-Handed Pop Lip Colour + Primer Lipstick
Clinique Red-Handed Pop Lip Colour + Primer Lipstick

Red-Handed

Clinique Red-Handed Pop Lip Colour + Primer Lipstick ($19.50 for 0.13 oz.) is a brighter, medium red with soft, warm undertones and a cream finish. It had semi-opaque color payoff that applied evenly across my lips and seemed to soften/smooth out my lip lines.

The texture was lightweight, thinner but not clingy, and comfortable to apply in a fluid motion, though it was a little firmer than the average lipstick but warmed up against my lips. It stayed on well for five hours and felt hydrating while worn.

FURTHER READING: Formula Overview for details on general performance and characteristics (like scent).

Formula Overview

$19.50/0.13 oz. - $150.00 Per Ounce

The formula is described as having "rich color" with a "smoothing primer" that "keeps lips comfortably moisturized." Most of the shades had semi-opaque to opaque color coverage in a single layer, and the shades that were a bit weaker were somewhat buildable. The deeper shades tended to perform the best, while a few of the lighter shades settled slightly into lip lines (not too noticeable, or not at all, in person).

Some shades were more smoothing than others, so I think the "smoothing primer" claim was the weakest and wasn't always met. The texture was lightweight, lightly creamy without being heavy or too slippery, and didn't tug during application. The formula was comfortable and hydrating while worn, and they lasted between four and six hours. There didn't seem to be any scent or taste.

Browse all of our Clinique Pop Lip Colour + Primer Lipstick swatches.

Ingredients

Diisopropyl Dimer Dilinoleate, Trimethylolpropane Triisostearate, Petrolatum, Hydrogenated Polyisobutene, Microcrystalline WaxCera MicrocristallinaCire Microcristalline, Polyethylene, Octyldodecanol, Dipentaerythrityl Tri-Polyhydroxystearate, Polyglyceryl-3 Diisostearate, Squalane, Lauroyl Lysine, Punica Granatum (Pomegranate) Sterols, Hdi/Trimethylol Hexyllactone Crosspolymer, Tocopheryl Acetate, Palmitoyl Tripeptide-1, Ethylhexyl Palmitate, Coffea Arabica (Coffee) Seed Oil, Astrocaryum Murumuru Seed Butter, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Lauryl Pca, Tribehenin, Diethylhexyl Syringylidenemalonate, Cholesterol, Sorbitan Isostearate, Silica, Calcium Sodium Borosilicate, Calcium Aluminum Borosilicate, Barium Sulfate, Alumina, Synthetic Fluorphlogopite, Tin Oxide, Phenoxyethanol, [+/- Mica, Titanium Dioxide (Ci 77891), Iron Oxides (Ci 77491), Iron Oxides (Ci 77492), Iron Oxides (Ci 77499), Red 28 Lake (Ci 45410), Red 33 Lake (Ci 17200), Blue 1 Lake (Ci 42090), Yellow 6 Lake (Ci 15985), Bismuth Oxychloride (Ci 77163), Carmine (Ci 75470), Red 6 (Ci 15850), Yellow 5 Lake (Ci 19140), Red 30 Lake (Ci 73360), Red 22 Lake (Ci 45380), Red 7 Lake (Ci 15850)]

Disclaimer: Ingredient lists are as available by the brand (or retailer) at the time of publishing. Please always check product packaging, if it exists, for the ingredient list applicable to the product you're purchasing, or the brand or retailer's website for the most up-to-date ingredient list.

We hope you'll consider supporting Temptalia by shopping through our links below. Thanks!
We hope you'll consider supporting Temptalia by shopping through our links below. Thanks!
We hope you'll consider supporting Temptalia by shopping through our links below. Thanks!

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What can I say, I love red lipsticks. I find both beautiful, I don’t have any really close dupes, odd as I have so many reds in my stash.
I’m not going to buy any new lipsticks for the rest of the year, honestly I need to finish a few before even thinking of buying.

I think I might end up with all of this Red collection. These are the first Clinique lipsticks that I am truly impressed with. They are as good as pretty much any other, more expensive, lipsticks in my collection. I already purchased Red-Y to Party and Red-Y to Wear after seeing your reviews and both deserve the high rating you gave them, in my opinion.

We try to approve comments within 24 hours (and reply to them within 72 hours) but can sometimes get behind and appreciate your patience! 🙂 If you have general feedback, product review requests, off-topic questions, or need technical support, please contact us directly. Thank you for your patience!