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Lipstick* – MAC Pro Longwear Lipcreme – ‘Good to Go’ – £16.50

I was lucky enough to be invited to a MAC makeup event last week where we were treated to a glamorous night in honour of the upcoming BAFTA awards. MAC’s senior makeup artist Cher created two red carpet worthy looks, from the subtle to the show-stopping, to give us a flavour of the techniques and products used to make sure your makeup is picture-perfect.

For Cher’s second look, she adapted the first, more natural look and focussed on key areas, adding extra glamour by smouldering the eyes and glossing the lips with a pop of colour. Swaying away from the classic red lip, Cher used MAC’s Longwear Lipcreme in Good to Go which is a stunning bright orange-red with a creamy finish. The longwear lipcremes stay true to their name so are the perfect product for lasting strong all through the night. 

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This colour is a gorgeous alternative to the traditional red lipstick, synonymous with red carpet glam. I love the warm, orange tones to it and the consistency and finish is really lovely. The only thing I dislike about the longwear lipcremes is the blunt end rather than the traditional tapered edge, meaning a lip brush is essential for precise application!

Have you got a favourite alternative to the classic red lipstick?

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28 Comments

  1. 18th May 2012 / 11:18 pm

    Topshop Infared lipstick is a great alternative to the classic red lip! And it's dirt cheap too which is always a plus! πŸ™‚ xx

  2. 18th May 2012 / 11:22 pm

    I love this shade of red! I just wish I could suit it, but unfortunately pale skin, dark hair and red lips doesn't add up. But blondes look amazing with red lipstick, you're very lucky!

    Ellie X
    http://hertheory.blogspot.co.uk/

  3. 18th May 2012 / 11:23 pm

    LOVE the colour of this! x

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  4. 18th May 2012 / 11:52 pm

    Thats a beautiful shade, I've just bought 'Send Me Sailing' from the current hey sailor collection and because it's a red gloss as opposed to lipstick I think its much more wearable! x

  5. 19th May 2012 / 12:43 am

    That color looks divine! Great pictures!
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  6. 19th May 2012 / 1:18 am

    I love red colors!

  7. 19th May 2012 / 2:59 am

    I have one of these from the Daphne Guinness collection and I really like it – I feel like you get a lot more product and since they're more long lasting than the average lipstick you end up using less each time. Win win!

  8. 19th May 2012 / 9:03 am

    Ahh! This looks gorgeous. I love how it's got that tint of orange in it. A very unique shade. x

  9. 19th May 2012 / 9:18 am

    Oh wow! This colour is stunning! I'd love to try this out, any long lasting lip products are a winner in my eyes! xx

  10. 19th May 2012 / 10:15 am

    Wow! Amazing shade <3

  11. 19th May 2012 / 12:31 pm

    Absolutely love this! Reminds me slightly of Morange! x

  12. 19th May 2012 / 2:14 pm

    Gorgeous colour! I always enjoy your lip posts! x

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  13. 19th May 2012 / 5:45 pm

    this colour is absolutely amazing! i rushed to purchase it as soon as i read this post, it's just the colour i've been looking for! thanks for a great post (: xx

  14. 19th May 2012 / 6:01 pm

    Such a pretty lipstick ! Really suits you !xx

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  15. 19th May 2012 / 6:37 pm

    i love bright reds, can't wait to buy my first mac lipstick!

    sundancehudson.blogspot.co.uk

  16. 19th May 2012 / 7:00 pm

    Stunning colour!!!

  17. 19th May 2012 / 7:34 pm

    Gosh this is stunning, you pull it off so well xo

  18. 19th May 2012 / 9:05 pm

    This colour is beautiful πŸ™‚ xx

  19. 20th May 2012 / 12:17 pm

    The colour is amazing πŸ™‚

  20. 28th May 2012 / 12:26 am

    I really want to try one of these pro longwear lipsticks! X