Scarlet Season: Blue-Based Reds Round-up


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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 definitely not orange-y–that’s Coromandel!).  I also really enjoyed Dolce & Gabbana’s Ruby, Guerlain’s Greta, and MAC Russian Red.

I don’t think you can really go wrong with any of the reds featured throughout the Scarlet Season, just because none of them were bad.  They’re all respectable shades of red.  I think it’s really about what kind of red you’re looking for (the finish, the hue, the brightness, the undertone!).  So…

Which have you been your favorites?

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Wow! Thanks for posting these all next to each other! You can really see how they all compare with one another – I LOVE that Chanel’s Dragon is the one that really stands out from the croud too! (I spotted it RIGHT away!)

Christine – Not that you need even MORE to do (LOL), but I would love to see similar charts like this one for purples, corals, etc. I love your “Must Haves” (I actually have them printed out in a folder) but this side-by-side comparison is really a great idea! So helpful!!!

Thanks (again!)
Dusty

No problem! 🙂

I’ll be doing The Spring Season, which is light/soft nudes, pinks, and corals. For summer, brighter corals, bold pinks, and a few other bright shades. For fall, I’ll be doing plums and berries. Don’t know if I’ll be doing squat-diddly for holiday next year, lol!

Thx Christine for compiling everything for us! Now i have no excuse to not try a red lipstick for the holidays… but we’ll c if i’m brave enough 😛

Hey! Two questions.

Out of all the lipsticks here, which one is the most matte?

Also, are you going to group the ones that are more neutral together? Thank you!

I just picked up Chanel’s Dragon and I am very impressed. The formula is great and the feel on my lips is wonderful; and then there’s the staying power and the no cracking or drying out. Perfection!

I was at South Coast Plaza tonight and treated myself to Dragon as my birthday gift, well that and the Flip Mino HD :). I was wondering though what lipliner you use with it? They applied it and used one of their lipliners but I didn’t purchase it…

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