City Girl in Red Lipstick, New York – Leah McCloskey, Artist

Photo Courtesy of Leah McCloskey, Artist
Photo Courtesy of Leah McCloskey, Artist

One of my favorite blogs of all-time is and when I saw the post on New York Artist, Leah McCloskey I knew I had to ask her about Red Lipstick.

Red Lipstick?

” I lived in Paris in the 80’s and was told by a french woman that if I looked tired or had a long night; that all I would need to look fabulous was red lipstick. She was right.” – Leah McCloskey, Artist
Leah is a City Girl in red Lipstick and she’s wearing Laura Mercier’s Sexy Lips.
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Rachel Weisz on The Cover of Harper’s Bazaar UK – March 2013

Via Harper's Bazaar, UK
Via Harper’s Bazaar, UK

I love Rachel Weisz, she is by far my favorite actor of all-time, that is if you don’t count Hugh Grant, Daniel Day-Lewis or Collin Firth. Although this lipstick shade may not be red, it is a berry color that could pass for red.  A sort of red-in-training-wheels shade that puts you in the mood.  This cover is gorgeous and I can’t wait to read the interview

Grammy Awards 2013: The Best in Lip

The 55th Annual GRAMMY Awards - Red Carpet

Why is it that the women who sported a red lip looked the best? Because nothing perks up the complexion like a great shade of crimson.

An orange based red works beautifully on darker and olive skin tones as shown on Rhianna.

The 55th Annual GRAMMY Awards - ArrivalsBeyonce  looks equally as stunning.  Mind you ladies, I don’t so much as look at the dresses, but I do pay attention to skin, hair and makeup application and these two are the Best-in-Show!

City Girl in Red Lipstick – Michelle Dockery of Downton Abbey


I’m not only a huge fan of Red but of Downton Abbey too.  My favorite scenes besides the view of the castle are those with Michelle Dockery & Matthew Crawley.

Here’s Michelle posing for one of many fashion magazines and I wish I knew which shade of red lipstick she was wearing….

Here’s to Michelle and Red Lipstick!

Scarlett Fever is Drop Dead Gorgeous at Senna Cosmetics

Scarlett Fever

Drop Dead Red is the description for Scarlett Fever, a gorgeous rich red with superior moisture and long-wearing properties.

This shade is more like a cranberry or burgundy that works beautifully on all skin tones, just make sure to check your pearly whites.


Senna Cosmetics is a favorite of mine, recently I’ve been carrying around their Haute Nudes Multi Makeup Palette: Mystic . The colors are perfect to wear with various crimson pouts and neutrals if that’s your thing.


City Girl in Red lipstick, London – Peony Lim

Photo Courtesy of Peony Lim
Photo Courtesy of Peony Lim

Peony Lim was first discovered outside of class, and since has been photographed for various fashion magazines, in the states and abroad.

She’s not only known for her effortless style, but for her red lipstick, combined this makes her an inspiration for women everywhere in search of that certain je ne sais quoi.

Red Lipstick:

“I love red lipstick because of its old Hollywood references and grown-up style.”   Peony Lim,

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In Love with iT Cosmetics – New Vitality Lip Flush Butters

IT Cosmetics Vitality Lip FLush Butter - In Love.- JPEGiT cosmetics isn’t just home to the world’s best eye brow pencil, but to an array of cosmetics that perform overtime so that you don’t have too.

All City Girls know that they can’t wear red all the time, or that no two shades of red are alike; this being the reason we collect them,  we never know where our moods or the climate are going to take us.

What to do when you crave your signature red but don’t want overkill? Try New Vitality Lip Flush Butters, amazing lip color infused with Hydrolyzed Collagen, Peptides, Hyaluronic Acid and Avocado, Shea Butter, Aloe and Jojoba.

You’re lips are going to love you for it!

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