There is something about red lipstick that can add instant glamour to any outfit! I don’t know about you but when I think ‘glamour’, red lips is one of the first things that always comes to mind! … they just seem to go hand in hand! Which is why I truly believe every girl should have the perfect red lipstick for those days when you want an instant pick me up and/or to ‘wow’ all those who come in sight of you. I actually found this one a few weeks ago and have been addicted to it ever since! It’s the Smashbox ‘Be Legendary’ lipstick in the colour ‘Legendary’ … and let’s just say the name sums it up pretty well!
I absolutely love bold red lipstick and I love the new bold lip colour trends that are in this season … like the rich burgundies, and deep reds! (See ‘Fall/Winter 2012 Makeup Trends to try in South Africa Now!’ for more about the lipstick trends of the season). Bold lip colours are so alluring and can take a simple day time make up look to a glamorous evening look! However,when wearing a bold lip colour there are so many glitches that can occur; ie. cracked, bleeding colour, colour not staying, and the worst – wearing a colour that doesn’t flatter your skin tone! Not what you want when you are wearing a bold lipstick and you can be sure that all eyes are on your lips! So to make sure that you don’t end up with any type of embarrassing ‘malfunctions’, here are some tips to making sure you’re lipstick application is perfect!