Being a makeup enthusiast, I buy new makeup products almost every month, sometimes multiple times a month. While I’m always on the lookout for another ‘perfect nude lipstick’ to play it safe most of the times, this red lipstick screamed out to me and I had to get my hands on this.
So, to begin with, red has never been my jam. While I do love red lips and those classic Hollywood feels that vibe with fiery red pout and classic winged cat-eye look, the bold red colour has always been intimidating for me, until now. As an early New Year’s resolution, I decided to experiment with a look I’ve always wanted to be able to pull off: red lips. My sister bought me an adorable mini lipstick set from SUGAR and there was one shade screaming to be tried on. Well to cut short the long story, I did try a new lipstick shade in 2021 (with my mask on!) and I’m amazed that how this shade has managed to strip me away from my beloved nude lippies. Well, let’s break the suspense and finally get to this mystery lipstick shade!
What is this shade all about?
I’m talking about our classic bestseller SUGAR Smudge Me Not Liquid Lipstick in a deep, ravishing dark red shade – 01 Brazen Raisin (Burgundy). It’s a beautiful dark red shade with deep brown and wine hues and you must know that this stunning shade will instantly make you feel like a diva. The moment you put this on, you’ll get the feeling of a Beyonce song playing in the background (at least I do). This mesmerizing colour demands all attention and has a 1940’s pin-up model vibe to it.
Why do I love it!
This incredibly intense lipstick formula and shade has changed my mind about deep red lipsticks and ultra-matte liquid lipstick formulas that dry out your lips and feel uncomfortable. Smudge Me Not Liquid Lipstick features a true-matte yet comfortable formula that glides on like a dream and dries down to a sleek matte finish that stays on all day! It doesn’t transfer or bleed out of the lines and stays budge proof all day.
Best way to flaunt it:
Unlike the traditional doe foot, this one has a flatter tip for one-stroke, easy application making it easier to swipe the lipstick on your lips. For best results, pair it with a red lip liner. Line your lips with a red lip pencil and apply the lipstick all over your lips. If you paint outside the lines, clean up with a Q-tip and makeup remover. And voila, you’re all set! Here’s the final look>>
- Pigmentation – 10/10
- Lasting power – 9.5/10
- Texture – 8/10
- Formulation and comfort – 8/10
- Packaging – 8/10
This lipstick features an intense matte formula, so make sure you exfoliate and prep your lips well before the lipstick application. You cannot simply wipe the lipstick by applying water, its absolutely SMUDGE-PROOF! So use a oil-based makeup remover or take a little quantity of vaseline in a cotton pad and use it as a makeup remover.