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on 5/21/2013 3:34:00 PM
More reviews by OriginalSunshine
Skin: Combination, Fair, Not Sure
Hair: Brunette, Other, Other
The lipstick is definitely matte, It does stay on the lips but I would recommend matching lip liner and possibly a tiny amount of clear lip gloss underneath sort of as a base because it is drying though.. But over all I think it's the best red Mac has.
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on 5/20/2013 1:35:00 AM
More reviews by CBNegron
Skin: Normal, Fair, Warm
Hair: Brunette, Straight, Medium
Overall, this is a really good red lipstick. This is one of MAC's only Retro Matte formulas, which is similar to their regular Matte formula, just slightly more dry. This is both good and bad. It's good because the dryness is really what helps the lipstick stick to your lips. I rarely have to reapply this, even after light eating and drinking. It's bad because without the proper priming/moisturizing, this can go on very patchy, and it kind of pulls across the lips. What I do is put on Maybelline Baby Lips (or your favorite lip conditioner/primer), and then line and fill in my lips completely with MAC's Cherry lipliner. This helps to prep my leps, and it brings down the brightness of this ever so slightly. If you want a brighter red liner, opt for Redd. If you want a slighter darker red liner, opt for Brick. The blue undertone in this lipstick helps to make your teeth appear whiter. If this red is too bright for you, maybe try MAC's Russian Red or even Viva Glam I for something slightly deeper.
on 5/20/2013 1:23:00 AM
More reviews by monaylisa
Skin: Normal, Fair, Not Sure
This is a nice shade of lipstick but you can buy one of the wet n wild lipsticks in the colour red velvet for a fraction of the price. Same colour, same consistency.
on 5/15/2013 6:04:00 AM
More reviews by Devildog4025
Skin: Sensitive, Fair-Medium, Warm
Hair: Brunette, Wavy, Fine
My 2013 New Year's resolution was to try something different every month. I am very, very boring in terms of style. So I purchased Ruby-Woo... hoping to add some pop to my style. And it worked. The color alone is too bright for my olive-yellow (part hispanic, part asian) skin tone. So I top it with Mac Lip MIx in Crimson. Not only does it make it the perfect red for me, but it makes it stay on NO MATTER WHAT. Perfect combination for me. I also use the Mac Lip Liner in Cherry. The only downside is that it can be a little drying, but I just slap my chapstick (cherry Carmex) on top once the Lip Mix is dry and it is good to go.
on 5/15/2013 3:36:00 AM
More reviews by Deannasantiago
Age: 18 & Under
Skin: Acne-prone, Tan, Cool
Hair: Brunette, Curly, Medium
I've been searching for the perfect red lipstick and this may be as close as it gets! What I love about this lipstick is that it is thick and you don't need to apply a lot for it to show. It stays on all day and there's no need to keep reapplying (unless you ate sloppily or had a make out session) I think this red compliments ALL skin tones. It does leave a stain on your lips after you remove it which I don't mind though. Best if you apply it after using lip primer
on 5/5/2013 6:08:00 AM
More reviews by vrslv
Best. Lipstick. Ever.
on 4/23/2013 3:02:00 AM
More reviews by xshado
Skin: Combination, Fair-Medium, Warm
Hair: Brown, Straight, Fine
I've been trying to look for a perfect red lip, that compliments my complexion and that has that blue undertone.I have finally found it!I thought that this lipstick would be too expensive, but it really wasn't.The "Retro-matte" description kind of intimated me because i didn't want it to dry up on my lips.So what i did to prevent that from happening, i exfoliated for at least 10 seconds (with my toothbrush), then i moisturized (with cocoa butter) , and i applied a red lip liner then applied ruby woo!It feels so good on your lips, like if it's not even there!Although, i ate, the red color was still there just not as vivid so i reapplied and it lasted throughout the whole day.The blue undertone makes you teeth look whiter, your complexion brighter, and your lips stand out!Another great thing about is that it doesn't transfer! I love this color ! I can finally have red lipstick on, not have to worry about it reapplying, and feel good about it!
on 4/16/2013 5:30:00 PM
More reviews by mzjade22
Skin: Oily, Medium Brown, Warm
Hair: Brunette, Wavy, Medium
Perfect red for any skin tone. Like everyone else has said, its incredibly drying. Exfoliate and use a heavy duty lip balm before applying, or you will regret it.
on 4/13/2013 7:42:00 PM
More reviews by Sanjibab
Skin: Acne-prone, Tan, Warm
Hair: Black, Curly, Medium
Cannot fault this colour! Its amazing and goes with any skintone!
on 4/13/2013 5:08:00 PM
More reviews by Caylinw
Skin: Oily, Fair-Medium, Not Sure
Love love love the color! Great red for many skin types it is drying but I find most matte products are just put a good lip balm under it and it creates an amazing look.
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