Cruelty-Free Brands| Does it bother you or not?

Recently, I have noticed that a few of my lipsticks i.e. Colourpop and Coloured Raine have the cruelty-free logo on their products and I wanted to understand more about it. This is a new area for me guys, and it may be a new area for you too. If you have any additions or suggestions please feel free to leave them below. Cruelty Free products are simply products which are not tested on animals. They are different from Vegan products which do not contain any animal- derived ingredients. I knew that animal testing happened and…

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Fabulous Fridays…5 things I have learnt about myself recently

I AM NOT SUPERMUM I cannot do it all – I used to love the idea of being that woman that can juggle so many things at the same time and still look fabulous. It used to make me feel worthwhile and useful in a weird way. I never used to focus on me. I remember going back to work after my daughter was four months old, taking on a new job which had new challenges and a really steep learning curve, finding a good nursery for my daughter and generally worrying about her future. Whilst…

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Coloured Raine on dark skin | UK Stockists and Swatches

This is a review for Coloured Raine liquid lipsticks on dark skin. I will be trying out colours that I dont have in my lipstick collection at all. I have 2am, Heart of stone, Ooh La La, Spiked Punch, Cherry Blossom, and Tootsie. I tried to be brave and buy colours which I wouldn’t usually go for. Stepping out of the box and all of that good stuff.  *** Imagine my joy when I received an email last Friday from a UK company saying that they will be stocking Coloured Raine Liquid Lipsticks. I actually squealed…

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Reflections on my first month and ColourPop giveaway | The winner is….

I took a leap of faith when I started this blog. I had previously started a blog in 2014, but I got discouraged and allowed my personal insecurities to get in the way, so I closed it down after a few weeks. I started thatredlipstick.com not knowing what the outcome would be. Whether it will be useful for people or not. I just decided to go for it. DON’T BE AFRAID TO TAKE RISKS AND TO STEP OUTSIDE YOUR COMFORT ZONE Recently, I have done a 360 degree turn in my life. I have decided…

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Loving the skin you are in…

I cannot talk about makeup without talking about skin care. Lately, I have been spending more time on my skin care routine and my makeup application. As a result of this, I have been receiving a lot of compliments from women asking me what to share what I am using on my skin and makeup questions. I have realised that black does crack if you do not take care of your skin! My skin: I have eczema prone skin and I have hyper-pigmentation and eczema around my mouth. I also have oily skin on my…

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Fabulous Friday….You are a phenomenal woman

The first thing you are meant to do after leaving university is get a job right? Not just any job it must be a career enhancing job, that is well paid. After a few years of getting promotions after promotions at work, you are at the ‘right’ age now to start thinking about marriage. You have your job, your money and even managed to get on the property ladder. You need to be on your journey to marriage now right? Having your boo on your arm, both of you are well paid, and are equally…

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Brushes that take my makeup from 0 to 100 | My favourite brushes

As a beginner, I really didn’t know what brushes to go for. I could not afford MAC brushes and I didn’t even know where to start from. I started to build up my collection little by little. Real Technique brushes are affordable and great quality. If you didn’t know, now you know! As you will probably notice, most of these brushes are really affordable. I love MAC brushes but I love Real Techniques brushes more! These are the brushes that I reach for every time I do my makeup! Your makeup brushes don’t have to be…

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