Napoleon Perdis Divine Goddess Lipstick in Xenia was so smoking-hot in the packaging, these six ESSENCE.com staffers simple had to take it on a test drive! Check out their reviews, here.
Summer’s red lipstick trend shows no signs of abating for fall! Napoleon Perdis Divine Goddess Lipstick in Xenia ($22, Dillards.com) is one of the sexiest shades on shelves.
“I love long-lasting lip color – and this does the trick. This sultry red adds the perfect spice to my neutral fall look. Definitely a keeper!” — Angelique, Integrated Marketing Manager
“As someone who’s always worn berry, this red was a tad too familiar for me. No adventure here.”
— Yolanda, Entertainment Editor
“I’ve tried practically every red lipstick out there, and this is one of the best! It stays put for hours and doesn’t get all over everything. Plus, it smells good!” — Tia, Beauty Editor
“I allow myself one bold makeup statement – my lip color. This bold hue felt absolutely ravishing, rich and right! The beauty equivalent of the freakum dress.”— Zandile, fashion editor
“This red is hot hot hot! I’d totally wear it for a sexy date or a night on the town with the girls.” —Shakyna, Digital Development Coordinator
“I never was really into red, but this goes well with my complexion! I’ll definitely think of red lipstick next time I step out at night.” —Stacia, Digital Sales Planning