Trendy or not I love a good bold red lip especially with a tinge of orange to it! I have three shades that are nearly identical but slightly different in their own way. I know the “orange” lip is what’s on trend right now but some people aren’t too crazy about it and I’m not a big fan either so here are some other options . . .
1. YSL Rouge Pur Couture in 13 Le Orange – This is the infamous red-orange Kourtney Kardashian uses and probably the more orange tinged out of the three here. It’s a very creamy texture which appears glossy on the lips. It’s very hydrating and rich in pigment. You’ll have to pair this with a lip liner because it will bleed and look awful without it!
2. Urban Decay Revolution Lipstick in Bang – I’ve reviewed this shade here but to summarize quickly it’s long-lasting, semi-matte, hydrating, super pigmented and a true fiery red-orange.
3. M.A.C Lady Danger – Cult classic and a must for any gal! It packs the most pigment and is a matte formula. This is very similar to Bang but I find this to be the slightest bit more red.
I think red-orange lipsticks look great with a peachy or even neutral cheek. Bronze and gold shadows also look stunning as well! I typically just reach for the cat eye, curled lashes and fresh skin. My lip liner of choice for all the shades above is M.A.C Redd which is a bit darker than them but has that similar orange undertone to it. If you’re a bit skeptical about a full on orange lip try one of these shades along with some kick ass kitten heels!