What’s your go to lip combo for a night out?


What’s your go to lip combo for a night out? Share your favorites!

I love Chanel Dragon Rouge Allure Laque (bold, shimmering red) with a shimmery plum gloss (like Bobbi Brown Plum Gold or Black Ruby) on top.

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I don’t know if I have a go to combo. Usually I go with something that complements my shirt *g* If I’m wearing a bright red shirt, or a shirt in some shade of red, I’ll go with a sheerer gloss, maybe Bobbi Brown Citrus (I love this one) or Pink Sequin. If I’m wearing a more neutral shirt, I’ll wear a brighter lipstick or gloss. I used to wear Guerlain Garance for all social events, back when I had maybe two high end lipsticks. Now I have, um, more options, so I’ll go with whatever strikes my fancy and matches my clothes.

I go for the opposite at night as I usually wear a darker smokier eye and then dig into my pale champagne, or neutral shimmery shades: MAC Frou, OCC Pris. I also find it more forgiving when my evening involves eating and drinking. My lower lip curls under and I frequently end up with lipstick in the freaking crease of my chin. So charming! ٩(×̯×)۶

This happens to me to!! Especially when I eat a sandwich or something because my lower lip will touch my chin. This is also why I tend to play up my eyes when I know I’ll be going out to dinner or the like.

I don’t have a specific “go-to” lip… I guess if I had to pick one, it would be something like L’Oreal Pink Nude & LORAC Vintage gloss, if I’m doing a heavier eye. If I’m doing a lighter, more neutral eye, I’ll go with a deep red or plum lipstick, no gloss. I’ve been loving Revlon Black Cherry, for the time being.

NARS red lizard for special occasions, OCC rx mixed with chlorophyll if i know i’ll be able to touch up, or Covergirl (some brown color, idk the name! choco-something)

Oh, oh, pick me, pick me!

If I’m doing a smoky eye – Carbon reverse liner with Mac Myth and Mac Budding Love Lioglass
If I’m keeping the eyes neutral (or not, and want to go all out!) – Mac Nightmoth Pencil with Mac Cyber and a bit of Mac Dark as Night Lipglass. . . BOOM.

I will lipline my lips and would use my favorite lipstick, Chanel Legende, it´s a deep pink shade on me, with gold mixed in it aswell, by far the shade that I have found to be the most flattering on me. If I´m going to eat dinner I wouldn´t use lipgloss since I find it fades much faster and easier after a meal, while lipstick generally doesn´t fade on me at all. If however I´m just going to have drinks or very light food like finger food I would top my Legende lipstick with glossimer Mirage, for sparkle and better color 🙂 .

For me it depends on the season and what I’m wearing as well some of my favorite night time lips are- MAC Girl About Town w MAC Magenta lip liner, YSL Rouge Volupte Forbidden Burgundy w MAC Currant lip liner, MAC Red w MAC Cherry lip liner and Lancome 322B lipstick, I haven’t found a good coral lip liner (open to recommendations). Love pairing a lip liner with a bold lip makes it last that much longer!

If I go out. I like to switch it up by sometimes wearing a natural pink lip color (maybelline-forgot the name) if I have smokey eyes or if neutral I love to pop on either blood red or a plum color (Vino from Victoria’s Secret).

I’m just sad I can’t find my favorite blood red lippy! (it was missha, moisturizing lipstick)

I mainly like to wear Hot Spot (Victoria’s Secret) when I go to work or hang out with friends. Its kind of like a fuchsia-but not as bright as MAC Candy Yum Yum/

I have so many lipsticks that I’d feel guilty having one as my “special event” go-to. I will say that Guerlain Gigolo, Chanel Dragon and YSL Pourpre Carmin do always make me feel very dressy, though. I rarely ever combine lipstick and gloss. I always opt for one or the other.

I actually don’t have a lip combo… I’m pretty low maintenance when it comes to my lips and because I prefer to go bold on my eye make-up most of the time, my lips don’t get to wear much. They are very pigmented naturally and I’ll either just use clear lip balm, a gloss or a low maintenance lipstick (I never wear red or any dark colored lipstick), but on their own. I have no exciting combos to talk about :).

I don’t have an actual combo because I only wear gloss, but I usually reach for my MAC Girl About Town Lipglass for a special night out. If I’m in the mood for a more striking look, then MAC Driven by Love is the way to go for me.

I’m almost always with my husband for night’s out and he likes a soft, subtle look on the lips. Lately, my favorite combination is Lancome Rouge in Love Sweet Embrace topped with Too Faced Barely Legal Glamour Gloss. It’s a really pretty and natural light pink look. It’s fun reading everyone else’s responses.

I *never* layer gloss over lipstick cos I can’t stand something that high-maintenance, but for a night out I generally wear either a bright or dark matte lipstick, almost always Nars. In summer I love Schiap and Heat Wave, and in winter I like Trans Europe Express (criminally underrated!) or Red Lizard.

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