The Truth About Red Lipstick

Carolyn Diamond, professional makeup artist and medical aesthetician, wants you to SEE RED!

Red lipstick is a universal classic, never goes out of style and can be one of the most powerful weapons in any woman’s beauty arsenal. Yet, many of us assume we can’t wear it.

I, too, protested against wearing red lipstick for years. Whenever I’d gather enough courage to wear a new shade of red I’d think everyone was looking at my lips. Truth be known, they probably were. I finally learned that beautiful, red lips are striking, sexy and, an accessory! Now, I’m proud to say my lips are sporting red and, I’m loving it. (I’ve been wearing Poppy Red lip gloss from Glo Minerals).

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{Giveaway} City Lash

City Cosmetics has created an easy-to-use eyelash enhancer, which promises “longer, darker, more dramatic eyelashes in 42 days.” City Lash should last two and half months, according to the manufacturer. The extender’s active ingredient, Myristoyl Pentapeptide, helps stimulate keratin production, creating a natural growth effect that “looks better than traditional makeup.” With a twice-a-day application to the “base of your upper eyelashes,” will this become your new favorite part of your beauty regimen? 1 FOF will win.

To enter, answer the question: When did your eyelashes become dull?

P.S. The manufacturer says City Lash “can be safely used on eyebrows to increase thickness.”

1 FOF will win. (See official rules, here.) Contest closes October 8, 2013 at midnight E.S.T. Contest limited to residents of the continental U.S.