Sometimes red is the only lip colour that will do, and today was certainly one of those days! I did not want a statement matte lip, so today was not the day for Ruby Woo or MAC Red. Instead, I wanted a glossy soft red that was relatively easy to wear.
I decided to treat myself to the Max Factor Marilyn Berry Lipstick and Red Rush Lip Liner when out shopping yesterday. It was on offer in Boots and I simply could not resist!
The Max Factor Marilyn collection contains 4 reds that make finding your perfect shade so easy as they each are targeted to us girls with a variety of different skin tones. They include orange, blue and purple. I chose Marilyn Berry as I have cool undertones. This lipstick is so easy to wear as it is so nourishing. It contains grape seed and butters that simply melt onto my lip.
First I applied the Red Rush Lip Liner. This liner is so soft and was easy to use. I applied it by lining first and then shading in the entire lip. It has a gel like texture which was pleasantly surprising as usually lip liners are quite drying. Once I had lined my lips I applied the lipstick. I did not use a lip brush as the shape of the bullet made it easy to apply.
The lipstick lasted a couple of hours before the need for re-application. I am not sure the formula is buildable as it is so sheer and glossy, but this is what appeals to me as sometimes a statement matte lip isn’t always the look we want.
I would definitely recommend taking a look at the Max Factor Marilyn collection. I will always regret not being quick enough in snapping up the MAC Marilyn Monroe collection so I couldn’t resist investing into this one!
Boots currently have a brilliant offer on this range. The lipstick is priced at £7.99 and the lip liner £4.99, and if you buy one product you get the second half price! There has never been a better time to treat yourself!
Talk to you all soon x