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Red hair, lips and nails

Now that I’m embracing my fiery side with a bright red mop, I’ve decided to ramp up my makeup and nails to match. No nude or complimentary colours, just clashing reds all the way! Go hard or go home, right?

The nail colour is Lacquered Up by Essie, a very recent discovery. It’s the most amazing tomato coloured red with a crazy sheen that seems to be chip-free and super long-lasting. There’s a distinct possibility that this will be the nail polish I will use for the rest of my life. Dramatic I know, but it is beautiful!

On my lips is Rimmel Apocalips in Stellar. I blogged about this before and I like using it so much that I’m now on my second tube (unheard of). It’s in-your-face-bright and extremely shiny too, so there’s no chance of blending into the wallpaper.

Are you a red lips and nails person? I have to admit that red nails always make me feel quite ladylike. There’s something very classic and glamourous about them.

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10 Comments

  • Reply MakeupOverMind

    I love this!! Looks amazing on you! It all just makes so much sense! Bella!

    September 11, 2013 at 5:26 pm
  • Reply Eileen Larkin

    I freakin love the hair Simone.

    September 11, 2013 at 6:20 pm
  • Reply Louise @ Dubai-Beauty-Pages.com

    Born to be red! Love it when you find *the* nail polish – I feel that way about Essie California Coral. I could never get sick of it.

    September 11, 2013 at 6:22 pm
  • Reply Adjusting Beauty

    I absolutely love the whole look. Fan of red on red and definitely fan of red hair! 🙂

    September 11, 2013 at 7:16 pm
  • Reply Valeria

    Totally: red nails always make me feel tres chic. My *red polish is “Red Carpet” by Revlon, a kind of coolish strawberry red..amazing!
    You really rock that red hair 🙂

    September 12, 2013 at 11:14 am
  • Reply Ale

    I’m not a red nail polish kinda woman, BUT I’m currently completely in love with “Red Pumps” by China Glaze, you should definitely try it.

    September 12, 2013 at 5:26 pm
  • Reply Kate

    Love your hair! Looks great with the red lipstick too. I love MAC’s Ruby Woo for a matte finish x

    http://raincheckfortimbuktu.blogspot.com.au/

    September 13, 2013 at 10:35 am
  • Reply Zein

    I want to have red hair now. Loving the look!

    September 13, 2013 at 4:29 pm
  • Reply claire

    So pretty, I’m definitely a red lips and nail person it’s so classy and sophisticated 🙂
    http://wwwclairabelle.blogspot.co.uk/

    September 14, 2013 at 7:11 pm
  • Reply Steph

    LOVE all the red! Hair looks fabulous! Wish I was able to have the confidence to pull off a red lip…maybe one day 🙂

    September 15, 2013 at 8:01 am
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