December 2, 2013

MAC Russian Red Lipstick.


MAC Russian Red

Two things I've always stood clear of on my lips are: shimmers, and mattes. The first because I thought it made my lips look huge and obnoxious. The second because my lips tend to be dry on their own, and I don't want a desert on my mouth. I've owned maybe one matte lipstick, and I got that one by accident.

MAC Russian Red

However, I've been in the market for a true red for a while. I was going back and forth between Ruby Woo and Russian Red. I picked up Russian Red because it seemed to not look as orange on me as Ruby Woo did. 

MAC Russian Red

Surprinsgly the matte formula was not as drying as I feared it would be - it was quite comfortable all six hours I wore it. Yes, six freaking hours of wear, without having to touch up at all. While I did put on MAC's Current lipliner with it, I almost didn't bother wearing a liner at all - that's a damn first for me. 

I really do love this color. Somehow it's easier for me to just throw on whenever I don't feel like doing too much.

What are your favorite matte shades?




2 comments:

  1. welcome back! i'm glad you're posting again! :) russian red is a fave of mine as well, and this is so much more manageable than it's sister, ruby woo.

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    1. thank you my dear! russian red is just perfect for me...i wore it yet AGAIN yesterday.

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