{style inspiration | how-to : red lips for the holidays}

by joey bailey for {this is glamorous} | editing & image compilation by roséline | view previous articles


. . . and how could not feel festive in red lipstick? and so, for upcoming dinner invitations and holiday soirées, a guide to the achieving the perfect red . . .


how-to | the perfect red lip :

1. Prep It -- gently exfoliate lips with a lip scrub to ensure a perfectly smooth base
2. Hydrate It -- moisturize lips with a lip balm or milk
3. Prime It -- prime lips for a silky smooth application
4. Apply It -- for precision application, use a lip brush
5. Blot It -- for longevity, blot and reapply (facial blotting papers work wonderfully)


lipstick colours as featured above : chanel in passion /// nars in jungle red [& here] /// yves saint laurent in le rogue [& here] /// tom ford in cherry lush /// dior in warm red







[image sources : one /// two - product layout by joey bailey for {this is glamrous} /// three /// four /// five /// six /// seven /// collage : one /// two /// three /// four /// five /// eight]

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November 19, 2012  
Blogger GlamorousGirl said...

wow,love the red lipstick!!!

November 19, 2012  
Blogger Nomadic D. said...

So lovely! I usually go with a more orange-y red (Nars Heat Wave, the BEST) but I think for the holidays I am going to go bluer to a true red. I've got Revlon's Red Revival and it's a pretty amazing color as well.

November 20, 2012  
Blogger Ivana said...

This is such a perfect and inspiring tutorial! I can't wait to try it on my own! The photos are simply breathtaking!

xx Ivana
Macarons and Pearls

November 20, 2012  
Anonymous beUenjoyLife said...

nice post. love red lipsticks!!


November 20, 2012  
Anonymous Anonymous said...


Just wondering what the lipstick is that the model is applying, (below how to: the perfect red lip tutorial? It looks like a NARS?


November 26, 2012  
Blogger {this is glamorous} said...

kari -- yes, nars -- good eye :) the two colours are:

http://bit.ly/TrCid9 + http://bit.ly/V3E7tU


November 27, 2012  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Hi again,

I'm so sorry to bug you, but the link didn't work!!
If you get this message, I'd still love to know the colors!!

Thank you!

December 01, 2012  
Blogger {this is glamorous} said...

anonymous -- hello! yes, there are two links -- one before the "+" and one after -- just copy and paste them in your browser and you should be able to shop from both links x

December 06, 2012  

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