MAC Ruffian Gold Layered Over Ruffian Red Lipstick

MAC Ruffian Gold layered over Ruffian Red Lipstick
MAC Ruffian Gold layered over Ruffian Red Lipstick

MAC Ruffian Gold Layered Over Ruffian Red Lipstick

If we weren’t absolutely positive whether Ruffian Red was warm or not, you’ll definitely turn it into a warm red by layering Ruffian Gold on top of it.  Red and gold is a very popular combination, and while it might not read summer (or even fall), it’s certainly a go-to layering for the holidays.  The small sized particles in Ruffian Gold make it ideal for layering, because it really mixes and blends with the underlying lipstick, rather than just sitting on top, like a gloss might. The effect between this and a gold-shimmered gloss is still very close, so if you already have a gold gloss, try layering it over your favorite red lipstick.

When layering, it’s best to use a separate lip brush to apply Ruffian Gold over Ruffian Red, but if you’re pressed for time or are on-the-go, you could try applying Ruffian Gold first, and then applying Ruffian Red–you’ll get some particles on the tube of red lipstick, but you won’t turn your gold lipstick all red.  With gloss, I like using a fingertip to really blend the colors together after the initial application.

MAC Ruffian Gold layered over Ruffian Red Lipstick
MAC Ruffian Gold layered over Ruffian Red Lipstick

MAC Ruffian Gold layered over Ruffian Red Lipstick
MAC Ruffian Gold layered over Ruffian Red Lipstick

MAC Ruffian Gold layered over Ruffian Red Lipstick
MAC Ruffian Gold layered over Ruffian Red Lipstick

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you cant even see the gold! the maxfactor flipsticks are much better quality!! mac is seriously going down the toilet in my opinon!

I think it looks great!For the really un-shy, Kryolan (I think; it’s one of those theatrical makeup lines) makes a lipstick called “Gold Ice,” that looks very similar to Ruffian Gold, but may be a bit more opaque.A light dab in the center of the lower lip, over a deep lipstick, gives an “ombre” effect.The Kryolan is an option for those who miss out on Ruffian Gold.

I think it was pointless doing it over the gold, i’m pretty sure people want to see how the ruffian looks by itself, but you’re still gorgeous as always

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