Face of the Day–Red Lip

I’m not sure what it is (possibly the fact that it’s summer) but I’ve really enjoyed experimenting and switching up my daily makeup look recently.  I decided to create a ‘red lip’ look for daily wear which I’ve been loving recently, so I decided to show you what I used to create the look!

faceofthe day

Products Used:
Nars Sheer Glow Foundation in Siberia
MAC Studio Finish Concealer in NC15
Rimmel Stay Matte Powder
Sleek Blusher in Natural
MAC’s Nylon Eyeshadow
Urban Decay Shadow in Desperation
Sleek Gel Liner in Dominatrix
Benefit They’re Real Mascara
Gosh Kohl Liner in Black
L’Oreal Super Liner Gelmatic in Taupe Grey
The Body Shop Lipstick in #105

After applying my base with Nars Sheer Glow Foundation, MAC’s Concealer & Rimmel Powder, I used my favourite eyeshadow (Nylon from MAC) all over my eyelid, adding a tad of Urban Decay’s Desperation in the crease of the eye.  I used my black gel liner (by Sleek) to create a flick, lined my waterline with Gosh’s black kohl and used Benefit’s They’re Real Mascara to coat my lashes.  Finally, I finished with a slick of red lipstick, a new one from The Body Shop!

Do let me know if you would like to see any other ‘looks’ on me – I’m still in the mood to experiment!

What’s your current favourite red lipstick? 



  1. August 24, 2013 / 3:00 pm

    i like the eye make-up look!
    xx Stephanie (www.stephaniesstyleblog.blogspot.com)

  2. August 24, 2013 / 3:07 pm

    Really pretty! I need to add some sleek products into my makeup collection, you and many other youtubers always use sleek and they look amazing products! Great post 🙂


  3. August 24, 2013 / 3:09 pm

    Love that lip colour!
    Could we see a deep burgundy lip look especially as Autumn is literally just around the corner!


    • August 24, 2013 / 4:34 pm

      Great idea – definitely will do! I actually have a post coming up with a dark purple Illamasqua lipstick, keep an eye out for it! xx

  4. August 24, 2013 / 3:39 pm

    Looks beautiful!! I love red lips in any season, they always look amazing and I think being a blonde makes the lipstick pop.


  5. August 24, 2013 / 3:49 pm

    I think you look great with the red lips! My favourite red lipstick is 'Heartbeat red' from Avon's colortrend collection 🙂

  6. August 24, 2013 / 3:55 pm

    I do love a nude eye and red lipstick combo. My fave red lipstick is Russian Red by MAC.

    Paula at Beauty Lover

  7. August 24, 2013 / 4:08 pm

    love the look! love how you did your eyes and given me inspiration if i wear a red lippie 🙂


  8. August 24, 2013 / 4:58 pm

    you look beautiful!



  9. August 24, 2013 / 5:21 pm

    Love red lip looks, your lipstick looks gorgeous on you!x


  10. August 24, 2013 / 6:51 pm


  11. August 24, 2013 / 8:48 pm

    This look really suits you, you look lovely 🙂 I love you're blog! xxx


  12. August 24, 2013 / 9:08 pm

    your eye makeup is flawless!! it's so shiny and smooth, i can never achieve that look (also, how do you get that perfect flick?!)
    great post (:

    Natalie | Salt & Sail

  13. August 24, 2013 / 9:45 pm

    Lovely look. Great post, Thanks for sharing!

    I'm running a giveaway on my blog at the moment, so if you haven't done already, head on over to my blog and take a look:)


    Hugs, Brittany, xx

  14. August 24, 2013 / 10:10 pm

    i think a purple look would look really gorge on you, maybe a magenta-ish lip? it's a tricky one to pull off but with your skin tone and eye colour, i think it could really work. and it's not a colour many bloggers experiment with!

    love this lippy on you, and your skin looks amazing!

  15. August 24, 2013 / 11:04 pm

    You look so lovely, Katie! Those lips are gorgeous! x

    xo Emily | Honey Loaf ✿

  16. August 25, 2013 / 12:58 am

    I love a red lip! Perfect for coming autumn and winter!


  17. August 25, 2013 / 2:07 am

    Stay Matte Powder is a staple! 🙂 Love the look. so pretty! x


  18. August 25, 2013 / 5:54 am

    My favourite redlipstick is from maybelline nr 645. It's a little darker, doesnt pop out likr yours. But still gorgeous. I love the post.. And the colour on you!

  19. August 25, 2013 / 7:44 am

    I wish I could pull of a red lip but I just havent found a shade that suits me yet! The quest continues!

    Leanne @ Leanne-Marie | Beauty, fashion & lifestyle. x x

  20. August 25, 2013 / 9:23 am

    Love the lipstick!
    Sophie xx

  21. August 25, 2013 / 10:20 am

    You are unbelievably gorgeous!

  22. August 25, 2013 / 1:12 pm

    How I love a red lip! The shade suits you well! If only I was brave enough to wear it to school haha.
    Lovely Notions

  23. August 25, 2013 / 1:13 pm

    I love the lipstick, Its such a gorgeous color! 🙂


  24. August 25, 2013 / 1:20 pm

    That lip color suits you well! I love this one red shade by Shiseido. It's super glossy and has a rosy undertone to it. It makes my teeth look really white 🙂


  25. August 25, 2013 / 1:50 pm

    Really pretty! xo

    great post,
    Zofia xo

  26. August 25, 2013 / 2:42 pm

    Absolutely love this look!

  27. August 25, 2013 / 3:02 pm

    Gorgeous look I love that lipstick, I've heard good things about these lipsticks 🙂 do you find them long wearing?


  28. August 25, 2013 / 5:02 pm

    That Nars foundation is lovely on you! Do you miss your platinum hair?

  29. August 25, 2013 / 5:56 pm

    Love the look!

    Am currently giving away MAC's Ruby Woo on my blog. Red lip lovers check it out 😉

    petitpromise.blogspot.co.uk ♥

  30. August 25, 2013 / 6:53 pm

    You look beautiful as per!! 🙂


    B xx

  31. August 25, 2013 / 7:54 pm

    flaunt your PERFECT lips gurl 🙂

    meganmaisies | UK Style & Beauty Blog

  32. August 26, 2013 / 5:32 am

    Wow! This looks absolutely amazing! I love the bold lips and the eyemake up is immaculate! xx

    Daphne | Peanut Butter and Chocolate Life | bloglovin

  33. Pammy
    August 26, 2013 / 6:51 pm

    Looks beautiful!!!!

  34. August 26, 2013 / 10:26 pm

    It's a good shade of red, has the orange without being overly so.
    My favourite red is 'New York Apple' by Mac. Love my Frosts, and it's an easy to wear red. 🙂

  35. August 27, 2013 / 11:00 am

    Really want to get the Nars sheer glow foundation it looks so lovely!


  36. August 28, 2013 / 4:39 am

    I love love love Rebel by MAC ^_^


  37. August 29, 2013 / 1:28 pm

    Love this! Going to try it soon(:


  38. September 3, 2013 / 11:04 am

    love the lip colour


  39. September 6, 2013 / 4:24 am

    Restylane Lipswow fantastic product with color combination, i like this, and i will pass it to our friends. This is a great reading. Thanks for the sharing this website.

  40. September 20, 2013 / 2:54 pm

    love this as a lipstick fanatic myself

    I also have a beauty blog if you guys would like to go check it out


  41. December 26, 2014 / 12:53 pm

    I think you look great with the red lips! My favourite red lipstick is 'Heartbeat red' from Avon's colortrend collection 🙂

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