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Hollywood Red

02 March, 2015


Red, the classiest lip color in our makeup stash. If I ever feel confident enough to wear a bright lip, it must be red. A few days ago I wore a very similar makeup but used Rebel instead. Now with the weather warming up a little more, I felt like I needed to add more life to the lips. The inspiration to the whole look was Bobbi Brown's Hollywood Red, a new favorite of mine. 

Rojo, lo más classy de labiales en nuestro escondite de maquillaje. Si acaso llego a sentirme lo suficientemente confiada para llevar labios brillantes, entonces debe ser rojo. Hace unos días me hice un look muy similar pero usé Rebel. Ahora con el clima calentándose un poco más, sentí que tenía que agregar algo de vida a los labios. La inspiración para el look fue Hollywood Red de Bobbi Brown, un nuevo favorito para mí.





The lipstick has a sheer formula but a great color payoff, I only used a little bit of lip pencil to shape the edges. For the eyes, I used warm toned eyeshadows first as a base and then went over the same areas with a similar color with a cool tone. This is more noticeable in the crease where the brown eyeshadow extends more to the outside and the cool tone is used to add deepness. I kept the rest of the face really fresh and just bronzed to add color and highlight to the cheeks without looking like a disco ball. 

El labial tiene una fórmula muy fina pero con un color intenso, sólo usé un poco de lápiz de labios para darle forma a las orillas. Para los ojos, usé primero sombras con tonos cálidos como base y luego pasé por encima con un color similar de tono frío. Esto es más notorio en las cuencas donde la sombra café se extiende más hacia afuera y el tono frío se usa para agregar profundidad. Mantuve el resto de la cara muy fresca y sólo usé bronceador para dar color e iluminar las mejillas sin parecer bola de disco.




Face/Rostro
- L'Oréal True Match Foundation.
MAC Pro Longwear Concealer.
- Rimmel Stay Matte Powder. 
- Anastasia Beverly Hills Contour Kit. 
- The Body Shop Honey Bronzing Powder. 

Eyes/Ojos
- MAC Omega + Mystery eyeshadows (brows/cejas). 
- Rimmel ScandalEyes Eyeshadow Stick in Bulletproof Beige (lids and lower area/párpados y área de abajo). 
- theBalm Meet Matt(e) Nude Palette: Matt Rosen (crease/cuenca), Matt Abdul (outer third of crease/tercio exterior de la cuenca), Matt Malloy (brow bone/hueso de la ceja), Matt Wood (outer part of lower lash line/exterior de la parte de abajo). 
- Lorac PRO Palette: Cream and White (brow bone/hueso de la ceja), Champagne (inner corners/orillas internas), Taupe (lower lash line/parte de abajo). 
- MAC Honeylust + Retrospeck (lids and inner lower lash line/párpados e interior de la parte de abajo). 
- ZanZusi Liquid Liner in Black. 
- Rimmel ScandalEyes Show Off Mascara. 

Lips/Labios:
- MAC Lip Pencil in Brick. 
- Bobbi Brown Sheer Lip Color in Hollywood Red. 







 What's your favorite red lipstick to wear on spring? 

¿Cuál es el labial rojo que más te gusta para primavera?









17 comments

  1. I can see why you feel confident wearing red because it suits you so well. This shade in particular looks stunning! I don't really wear reds but will definitely be swatching this shade in store soon x

    Beauty with charm

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  2. Beautiful! I wore a red lipstick for the very first time yesterday! I must say, I never realized how hard it is to apply a red lip!


    www.losetheroad.blogspot.ca

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  3. Girl you look amazing, and I think the sheerer red is so pretty for Spring! :)

    https://cherieedle.blogspot.com

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  4. Precioso ese color!!


    Elena | glowingfair.wordpress.com

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  5. Great colour
    p.s you are gorgeous, you could be a Kardashian
    www.populairelife.co.uk

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  6. That eyes and lips look gorgeous, glamorous, but subtle enough for daytime. And I love the liner!

    I tend to go for more orangey-reds during spring/summer, and I love "Sizzle", which is actually a lipgloss by Revlon at the moment.

    LindaLibraLoca:
    Beauty, Baby and Backpacking

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  7. You have serious eyeliner skills! Beautiful look, my favourite red to wear in Spring is probably the red Maybelline Sensational Gloss's! Love your blog by the way and your Instagram!
    Bea
    www.thebeacollective.blogspot.co.uk

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  8. Thank you dear! It's funny to remember back when I was afraid of red and now I'm all over it haha X

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  9. It is, right? I'm sure you looked beautiful! X

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  10. Thanks babe, I'm really looking forward to use this lipstick a lot :) x

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  11. Haha thanks hun, not a fan though X

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  12. Thank you dear! I'm looking for a more orangey shade in a lipstick form, any suggestions would be welcome <3 x

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  13. Your makeup skills is so dreamy Siham. Xx

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  14. You're always so sweet hun, thanks! x

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  15. I browsed my stash, but all my orangey products that I would recommend are glosses. But everyone raves about that MAC one.

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