I started with a neutral color, just to get in the habit of the act of putting lipstick on. But quickly moved on to a brighter pink, which I bought on a whim thanks to Gwen Stefani smiling at me at an end cap display. (I'm a sucker for marketing of any kind really. One of my many faults.)
|L'Oreal Infallible Le Rouge, Blushing Rose|
I loved the pink, but wanted to get just a little deeper into it. And so I went for red. Quite red. Maybe too red. I asked my nephew Danzig if he liked my lips, and he stared intently at me before saying "No." From the mouths of babes, my guy laughed when I told him the story. (Who
|Revlon Super Lustrous Matte, Really Red|
though it looks sort of pink here. Which I promise, it isn't.
So I'm not sold on the red lips thing just yet. I need to brush up on my application skills, which the Beauty Department should help out with. And I need to play with different shades. Which is why I'm buying $6 experimental tubes before committing to one color.
Nonetheless, it's been fun experimenting! What's your opinion? Am I more of a pink or red girl? (And forgive the fact that I'm wearing the same shirt in both pictures... it's just my current new fave shirt I'm "breaking in")