From Cautious to Confident in 7 Days - I Wore Red Lipstick Every Day For a Week
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The thought of red lipstick can often come with a thousand worries. Will it suit me? Will it clash with my outfit? Can I commit to the upkeep? I decided to spend a whole week red-lipped to suss out the key to a foolproof perfect pout.
To begin with, I wanted to ensure my lipstick was as durable as possible. I opted for Huda Beauty’s liquid matte lipstick in Cheerleader, as I find the formula is always long lasting and comfortable to wear. Paired with a liner, my lipstick lasted around 6 hours which I was definitely impressed by. Working in a bar, I knew I wouldn't get a chance to reapply so I was relieved to end my shift with my lipstick still intact.
Huda Beauty Liquid Matte in Cheerleader, £18 My main concern was the risk of the colour clashing with my eye makeup and looking a bit ‘much’ for daytime wear. To avoid this I decided to skip eyeshadow altogether and just go for some mascara and wispy false lashes. Not only did this keep the look minimal and work-appropriate, it also made me look like I’d put in far more effort than I actually had, which is definitely a win! When it came to dressier occasions, I found that going for a neutral smokey eye was the best way to keep it from looking too heavy. How to wear it
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