Revlon • Matte Lipstick - In the Red [DISCONTINUED] • Lipstick

rated 4.6(110 reviews)

Average Rating.4.6
Would buy this product again.88%

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rated 5 of 5 RixTrix on 10/30/2013 1:27:00 PM more reviews by RixTrix

Age: 25-29   Skin: Dry, Fair   Hair: Brunette   Eyes: Hazel    

My HG lipstick for over 2 years. So sad it's discontinued :(

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rated 5 of 5 hazencai on 3/20/2013 11:41:00 PM more reviews by hazencai

Age: 19-24   Skin: Oily, Medium, Warm   Hair: Brunette, Wavy, Medium   Eyes: Brown    

Most favourite lippy EVER! The perfect matte lipstick. IN LOVE!

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rated 5 of 5 *TOP REVIEWER* Klonophunk on 2/2/2013 8:25:00 PM more reviews by Klonophunk

Age: 30-35   Skin: Normal, Fair, Neutral   Hair: Brown, Wavy, Medium   Eyes: Brown    

I am asian, and one or two shades away from PPP.
Overall: texture is amazingly creamy for being truly matte without having any shine: it's my favorite matte lipstick ever in terms of formulation. The color is a pure red, mixed with a yellow-brown. This gives you a red lip that is still bright, but not in a neon way. It's a softened red for people who have yellow undertones. It might pull orange on some because of the undertone.
I love this lipstick so much, I rebought it on Amazon for under $6, including shipping! I can't find it at CVS anywhere. I can't wait to receive it in the mail and be reunited with my 007. Indeed, this lipstick lives up to its' James Bond persona: this works for cheeks and lips! (it acts as a sheer red blush when I've blended it into my cheekbones.)

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rated 5 of 5 laraxxoxo on 1/16/2013 2:30:00 AM more reviews by laraxxoxo

Age: 25-29   Skin: Sensitive, Fair-Medium   Hair: Black   Eyes: Brown    

This lipstick is a perfect retro matte red. I like the texture on my lips and the color is flattering as well. The only downside is that it kinda smudges around your lip line it's probably best if you use lip liner first before putting on In The Red. Personally, I am not a lip liner kind of girl so that annoys me a little bit. hehehe:D

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rated 4 of 5 strainglia on 12/7/2012 2:17:00 PM more reviews by strainglia

Age: 19-24   Skin: Combination, Olive   Hair: Black   Eyes: Black    

I so love this lipstick! The color looks good on my skin color. My first week of trial with this lipstick came out good. It lasts longer and when I eat the lipstick is still there unlike others that fade out really fast. However, after sometime I noticed that my lips become dry after several minutes of applying the lipstick. I know it is matte but it really does bother me to have dry lips.

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rated 2 of 5 jamster86 on 8/25/2012 4:40:00 AM more reviews by jamster86

Age: 25-29   Skin: Combination, Medium   Hair: Brunette, Wavy, Fine   Eyes: Brown    

I had read lots of reviews of this and was excited to try it. Having developed a pretty expensive lipstick habit, I thought maybe it would be worthwhile searching for a cheaper alternative to my HG reds! So when I got this for 2.49 I was pretty pleased. However, I have to say that the poorer quality is very apparent. It is not as smooth to put on as my high end lippies. Applying straight from the container gives a very messy look where it skips over lip contours and needs smudging with a finger or brush. I know it's matte, so bound to be a little drier, but this really is TOO dry. After half an hour or so wear my lips start to feel a little itchy from the dryness which is very uncomfortable, and it doesn't sit right at all. The colour isn't really as red as I was hoping. It's reddish coraly brown. I imagine on some people this would look really nice but on my medium skintone it really doesnt work at all. I can't really think of any way to describe the colour except 'flat.' Luckily, as the wear is terrible, on the two occasions I've worn it I haven't had to put up with it very long!

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rated 5 of 5 *TOP REVIEWER* JonMoss on 6/12/2012 5:40:00 PM more reviews by JonMoss

Age: 25-29   Skin: Normal, Tan, Neutral   Hair: Black, Relaxed, Coarse   Eyes: Brown    

I actually prefer this than the raved Revlon Really Red color. This red is more neutral for my complexion rather than the more orangey and bright Really Red. It is matte and last a long time on my full lips. I'm disappointed that I hear that it will be discontinued. Why does Revlon always discontinue the really great products and colors? It's annoying. They did the same thing with the awesome SPA foundation. Revlon needs to stop that. Trying to keep up with fashion colors? Come on, red never goes out of fashion! They must be kidding!

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rated 3 of 5 *TOP REVIEWER* NikitaRose on 6/9/2012 12:37:00 PM more reviews by NikitaRose

Age: 25-29   Skin: Dry, Fair, Cool   Hair: Blond, Straight, Medium   Eyes: Grey    

Don't really understand why everyone likes the Revlon Matte lipsticks so much. I got this on sale for 1 (it is getting discontinued in my country along with Really red and some other shades) and I wouldn't but it again. The color is very unflattering on my NW15 skin (but that's not really a reason to give it a low rating), it's too orange/brown, but I didn't find it very easy to apply either and it did feel dry on the lips. I guess I just prefer brighter reds and I definitely prefer the WnW Mega last matte lipstick formula. Wouldn't buy again.

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rated 5 of 5 wallycat on 2/27/2012 3:58:00 PM more reviews by wallycat

Age: 44-55   Skin: Sensitive, Fair-Medium, Warm   Hair: Grey, Wavy, Medium   Eyes: Hazel    

This is being discontinued.
LOVE this color.
Complain to Revlon to bring it back.
They emailed me that they are trying to keep up with fashion colors and this is out.

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rated 5 of 5 sofaa on 1/22/2012 2:57:00 PM more reviews by sofaa

Age: 19-24   Skin: Acne-prone, Fair-Medium   Hair: Black, Straight   Eyes: Brown    

Ladies, if you are on the lookout for the PERFECT red lipstick, I highly recommend that you try this one! This red isn't too light nor too dark, so it really is the perfect red colour. I feel like this lipstick can compliment any skin tone. I'm Chinese so I have yellow undertones with a warmer complexion and this lipstick compliments my skin tone. I also have a classmate who is Caucasian and has a very fair skin tone and this lipstick looked GORGEOUS on her! I wore this out at night one time and I got so many compliments because of how it made my teeth look extremely white! I am a matte fanatic, so I really love that the lip stick is matte because it is so wearable even for the day time. The matte finish is also really flattering for my full lips because anything with a glossy finish will just make my lips even more abnormally big! The staying power of this lipstick is amazing as well. I had a three course dinner and my lip stick still stayed on with minimal fading. So if you're hesitant about trying red lipstick, or if you're still looking for that perfect red lipstick, I say that you take the plunge and try this gorgeous (and affordable!) lipstick.

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