The Scarlet Season: Dolce & Gabbana Sheer Lipstick

Dolce & Gabbana Ruby 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, this particular shade definitely gives lips plenty of color. I’d personally consider it an opaque shade that gives full color coverage. It’s like a redder, slightly more tamed version of Fire. Since it’s a Shine lipstick, it doesn’t have the same richness or creamy feeling as The Classic Cream formula, but on the other hand, it has a glossier finish and feels more hydrating once on lips.

What about you? Would you wear this red?

The Scarlet Season is a series of posts showcasing and featuring my favorite shades of red lips–from glosses to lipsticks that runs through December 2009. You can sure expect to see a lot of red this holiday season!

See photos and swatches…

Dolce & Gabbana Ruby Lipstick
Dolce & Gabbana Sheer Lipstick

Dolce & Gabbana Ruby Lipstick
Dolce & Gabbana Sheer Lipstick

Dolce & Gabbana Ruby Lipstick
Dolce & Gabbana Sheer Lipstick

Dolce & Gabbana Ruby Lipstick
Dolce & Gabbana Sheer Lipstick

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Christine Mielke is the editor-in-chief and has been reviewing products for over 14 years.

She has normal-to-dry skin with occasional dryness on cheeks and nose. She has a light plus skintone with subtle, warmer yellow undertones (view her foundation matches here).

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all these red lipsticks you’re posting are killing me, Christine. I want them ALL. This one is definitely one of the best ones for those who want a florescent kind of red but nothing too bright! Thanks for the swatches.

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