The Perfect Glam Yet Minimal Red Lipstick Look

There’s nothing I love more than a classic red lip. It’s so versatile, makes you look put together and it’s so blimin’ easy to do. It can be worn everyday, for a night out or even with no makeup on and freckled skin. (I want freckles so bad and am forever drawing them on – if this is something you’d like a tutorial on, please let me know, I’d love to create one for you).

Today I thought I’d share with you one of my favourite ways to wear red lipstick that’s glam, yet quite minimal with all the focus being on the amazing colour I’ve got on my lips. I’ve used a gorgeous shimmery gold on the eyes – personally, I think gold and red go perfectly together, with just a touch of definition at the lash line.

So without further ado, if you’d like to see how I created my perfect, all year round, red lipstick look, look no further.

Childs Farm Baby Moisturiser (£3.99, Boots) as a moisturising primer base
Born to Glow NYX liquid highlighter in Gleam (£8, Cult Beauty)
L’Oreal Infalliable Matte Foundation in Honey (£8.99, Superdrug)
Applied with the Zoeva Silk Finish Rose Golden brush (£13, Beauty Bay)
L.A. Girl Pro Conceal in Natural (£5, Beauty Bay)
Applied with the same brush to the under eyes, nose, chin and centre of forehead
L.A. Girl Pro Conceal in Toast (£5, Beauty Bay) to contour the perimeters of the face
Blended in with the Real Techniques Stippling Brush (£10.99, Superdrug)
RCMA Translucent Powder (£13, Beauty Bay)
Applied to set the concealer with the same Zoeva brush used for foundation

MAC Cream Colour Base in Dusk (£16, MAC Cosmetics)
Applied with fingers all over the lid and into the crease
Makeup Geek eyeshadow in Glamorous (£4.95, Beauty Bay)
Applied over the cream colour base with the synthetic fluffy brush from the Morphe 12 Piece Sable set (£14, Beauty Bay)
MAC Mineralize Skinfinish in Give Me Sun! (£25.50, MAC Cosmetics) used as an eyeshadow under the eye and in the crease
Applied with the Zoeva Soft Definer (£9, Beauty Bay)
MAC Eyeshadow in Nylon (£14, MAC Cosmetics)
Applied with the pencil brush from the Storybook Cosmetics Wand Collection brush set (£40, Beauty Bay) into the centre of the eye
Makeup Geek eyeshadow in Carbon (£4.95, Beauty Bay)
Applied with the Zoeva Wing Liner brush (£8, Beauty Bay) along the lash line to define it
NYX Worth The Hype Mascara (£8, Cult Beauty) on the upper and lower lashes
Ciate Fierce Flicks Liquid Liner (£15, Birchbox) on the upper waterline – trust me it works

MAC Mineralize Skinfinish in Give Me Sun! (£25.50, MAC Cosmetics)
Applied with a duo-fibre brush similar to the Morphe G22 brush (£14.50, Beauty Bay)
The Balm Instain blush in Swiss Dot (£20.49, Superdrug)
Applied using the Real Techniques Blush brush (£9.99, Superdrug)
The Balm Mary-Loumanizer highlighter (£20, Look Fantastic)
Applied with a small fluffy brush similar to Zoeva Luxe Face Focus brush (£13, Beauty Bay)

WunderBrow 1-Step Gel in Black/Brown (£19.95, Boots)
Applied with the Zoeva Brow Line brush (£8, Beauty Bay)

Rimmel 1000 Kisses Lipliner in Wine (£2.99, Boots)
Jeffree Star Cosmetics Velour Liquid Lipstick in Wifey (£16, Beauty Bay)

Love, always






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12 thoughts on “The Perfect Glam Yet Minimal Red Lipstick Look

    1. Thanks Rebecca. I definitely think I’m going to do one, especially now the weathers so nice. I love nothing more than some freckles and orange lipstick x

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      1. Ooooo yes, that sounds like such a good combo!! This weather is definitely putting me in the mood to use a bright lip colour ☺️ x

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