Universal Beauty: Red Lips

Universal Beauty: Red Lips
ESSENCE.COM Sep, 21, 2011

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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.

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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.

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“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

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“As someone who’s always worn berry, this red was a tad too familiar for me. No adventure here.”
— Yolanda, Entertainment Editor

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“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

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“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

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“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

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“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


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