L'Oreal's Colour Riche Anti-Aging Serum Lipstick: What I'm Lovin' Right Now
Posted Oct 04 2009 11:14pm
"Ahh...Now I can start my day," my friend says as she puts the cap on her red lipstick.
What is it about lipstick that makes women feel "put together"? Most of the time I wear lip gloss because I like how gloss just slides on my lips.
I do have lipstick that I wear when I'm in a sassy mood. The problem I have with most lipsticks, though, is that they don't go on smooth enough. I usually have to put on chapstick first before I can apply any lipstick.
I got to sample L'Oreal's new Colour Riche Anti-Aging Serum lipstick and I LOVE, LOVE, LOVE it. It's creamy and has this inner core of conditioning including Omega 3 and Vitamin E. When I put on this lipstick, it just glides on. My favorite color out of all the ones I sampled is "Compelling Coral", although I do like "Robust Raisin" as well. I've never been excited about lipstick before. Crap, am I going to turn into a lipstick junkie?!?
And speaking of lipstick, the September issue of Women's Health Magazine offers a guide to choosing the right lip shade for your skin tone. Follow these tips from celebrity make-up artist, Kimara Ahnert:
Figure out your skin’s undertones
Look at the veins in your wrists under natural light. If they appear bluish, you have cool undertones; If they’re more green, you’re warm.
Don’t test lip color on the back of your hand
Always test color on your fingertip. It more closely mimics the shade of your lips.
Pay close attention to your skin tone
Fair skin tones should avoid bright shades of pink and brown that can look too severe against light skin
Medium skin tones, stay away from nudes which can leave you looking washed out
Olive skin tones should steer clear of orange-reds and pinkish reds which will make your face look green
Dark skin tones should pass on anything remotely orange—it will bring out yellow undertones