Wednesday, 26 January 2011

Rouge.

So a few days I posted about my love for the only red lip product that I have ever liked. I've attempted to wear red lips before and always wiped it off before leaving the house. I just always thought it looked over the top, and just didn't suit me at all.


This week when I was given the Illamasqua Intense Lip Gloss in Succubus, I really didn't think I would like it. How wrong can one person be. This lip gloss has been released with the Throb Collection, and I can hand on heart say that this is the first red lip product that I have really really loved. I'm so glad I was given this because honestly, I wouldn't have bought it otherwise. I will most definitely be repurchasing it too, I love it that much.



The gloss itself is also a gorgeous formulation, not sticky at all, easy to work with, and its definitely buildable. You can either apply a small amount and dab it into your lips with your fingers, or really go for it to create that rich, glossy, intense look.


I do think it looks better because I'm (fake) tanned, and I'm not sure how much I could rock this if I went back to my pale ways. I kept my make up pretty simple, and didn't wear any liquid liner as I did wear the red lips out during the day. In an evening though I'd definitely be adding a winged eyeliner to mix and channel my inner Hollywood Starlet!
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8 comments

  1. i love this on you! i never wear red either for the same reasons!

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  2. This looks lovely on you! Really suits your blue eyes x

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  3. Love the red lip with simple make-up look for the day, may have to try! Looking gorgeous Kelly xx

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  4. It is a lovely shade and really suits you! Red can be so hard to wear xx

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  5. you look gorgeous Kelly, the red really compliments you xx

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  6. This is such a gorgeous colour! It's a really classic, subtle shade that's not too in-your-face red.

    I'm always hesitant about wearing red lipstick as well, especially during the day, because I'm so pale so I think it'll either make me look washed out or completely vamped up. This looks like it'd suit pale skin as well as tanned skin though!

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  7. Wow your lip colour is gorgeous! Your hair looks really nice too. Have u tried the red eyeko lip pencil? It's a lovely red and applies really easily too Xxx

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  8. lovely colour! Found your blog whilst googling for this lipgloss! x

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