Revlon Really Red!

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So I’ve had this lipstick for about half a year now and it’s my go-to RED as of the moment. I was contemplating on getting Russian Red or Ruby Woo but during that time, I still wasn’t convinced that red lipstick suited me so I wasn’t ready to splurge on a MAC lippy just yet. Instead, I went to PCX and looked for a drugstore brand. After a number of swatches and tests, I came across this Revlon Matte Super Lustrous in Really Red which rang the “ding-ding-ding-we-have-a-winner” bell for me. 
Consistency. I find Revlon’s matte formulation quite so-so. I would not say that it moisturizes my lips but as opposed to other lipsticks, it doesn’t suck out the natural moisture of my lips. It applies smoothly on the lip that with one swipe. It drags a wee bit, but nothing like our dear ol’ Ruby Woo.

Pigmentation. It is named aptly — really red. The redness packs a punch that with one swipe, you get great color payoff. It is a red brown shade with blue undertones. In the tube, it looks slightly browner, but once on the lips it is a true red that I feel suits a range of skin tones. Most reviews I’ve read after purchasing this state it is a dupe for MAC’s Russian Red and/or Ruby Woo, which I don’t quite see.

Lasting Power. Quite long-lasting at 5 hours! Survived two meals and a few kisses in between (haha). 

Price. Got it for Php450 in Watson’s, as compared to MAC’s Ruby Woo that retails for Php1000. The price is definitely right!
Summary
Great shade of red but very bright and not so office-friendly
Outstanding pigmentation, great color pay-off
Said to be a dupe for MAC’s Ruby Woo
Very budget friendly at P450 a tube (compared to MAC’s 1000/tube)
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48 Comments

  1. October 21, 2012 / 6:39 pm

    Your review is so good! Absolutely love this shade. Oh and your layout is awesome! Great blog 🙂 x

  2. October 22, 2012 / 12:24 am

    super gorgeous!! you made me want to get one! But I thing I won’t be able to carry the shade that well…T___T Great review ^_~

  3. October 22, 2012 / 12:45 am

    Wow, the formula is surprising thou it’s a matte lipstick it does not look like drying on lips. And vavavoom ang staying formula! parang it’s not blue undertone, hehe parang orangey ang dating nya saken, maybe because maputi ka Ms.Shari. It suits you! I think if I’ll buy mid class lippies, I think I’ll go for revlon 🙂 – Pretty Thrifty

  4. October 22, 2012 / 1:32 am

    It suits you. I think red lipstick is so classy. And a go to if you’re running out of time. Just a winged eyeliner and red lippie will do. 🙂

  5. October 22, 2012 / 2:51 am

    Another great post and very helpful review from the misty mom! Hihihi kilig naman ako dun sa kisses with hubby. Based on your reviews, I like it because unlike other matte lippies, it doesn’t lose the natural moisture in the lips, which is very important.

  6. October 22, 2012 / 3:13 am

    I love, love, love your blog. Following you now. 🙂

    xoxo
    Eva
    Whatever Eva

  7. October 22, 2012 / 11:36 am

    Sounds like a perfect lippie! 😀 I’ve been dreaming of getting MAC’s Ruby Woo but I just can’t convince myself to shell out P1000 for just a lipstick. This one looks sooo worth it. Plus, it looks great on you. Will consider this when I get my next red lippie, sana bagay rin sakin. 😀

  8. October 22, 2012 / 11:47 am

    Nice review! 🙂 I’ll try to get a hold of this. Do they have other shades? I don’t think red really suits me. Haha.

  9. October 22, 2012 / 12:09 pm

    Bright reds look nice on you! xx

  10. October 22, 2012 / 1:28 pm

    lovely colour! looks gorgeous xx

  11. October 22, 2012 / 3:50 pm

    thanks for the comment! i have followed you back 🙂

    the make-up suits you so well, you look so pretty!

    cheers,
    THE FAD MADNESS

  12. October 22, 2012 / 4:13 pm

    Thanks for the comment! ;D

    The color is really nice! But unfortunately I don’t look good with it 🙁

  13. October 22, 2012 / 4:31 pm

    That color is great though 😉

    Nice post ! Love your blog 😉

    Would be great if we followed each other, don’t you think so ? 🙂
    I’d love it 🙂

    RUNWAY JUICE

    xoxo

  14. October 22, 2012 / 9:34 pm

    this is actually one of my favorites and a must have for makeup artist kit! thanks for stopping by my blog and leaving your lovely comments! now following you and looking forward to what next! gigi. food and beauty blogger @ http://www.gigikkitchen.blogspot.com

  15. October 23, 2012 / 4:26 pm

    Red lip colour suits you so well!! I love the way red lip colour looks on other people but I haven’t found the right one for me yet. I think I need to go and have a look at this one.

    Liz
    chewylove.blogspot.com

  16. October 23, 2012 / 6:56 pm

    Stunning color <3

  17. October 23, 2012 / 7:46 pm

    Love your blog. You are so pretty <3 This shade looks gorgeous on you. Red lips really suit you!
    I’m a new follower (:

    ♥♥♥

  18. October 23, 2012 / 8:33 pm

    Ohhh, thank you so much for following back and commenting <3
    I will post a few other creative looks soon! Maybe no facepaints but other looks, hehe 😀
    I bet you could pull that off. It was my first try. (:
    Thank you so much!!

    ♥♥♥

  19. October 24, 2012 / 3:35 am

    Love your blog soo much!

    Come by my blog?

    azorazina.blogspot.ca

  20. October 24, 2012 / 8:55 am

    OMG this is crazy. I have this lipstick! I love it! It’s my sister’s but I’m not giving it back. :p

  21. October 25, 2012 / 2:36 pm

    Awww…. You look so great with this red lipstick 🙂
    Totally love it so much hehe

    Xoxo

  22. October 26, 2012 / 1:54 am

    soooo sexy on you =) I wish I have the courage to wear red lipsticks too. =)

  23. October 26, 2012 / 5:45 am

    This color looks amazing on u!

    -True

  24. October 27, 2012 / 1:09 pm

    I have this shade too! I’m in love with its opacity and lasting wear. One of my favourite red lipsticks of all time, and my only red lipstick that I own at the moment, haha. Looks great on you hun! 😀

  25. October 28, 2012 / 6:56 am

    Just doing some blog hopping then I came across your blog!:)Love it!:) Really Red is such a nice color!:) My fave red lippy is Revlon “In the Red” I’m also planning to get this shade soon!:) Anyway, just followed your blog. If you have time you might want to visit my blog too!:)

    Mitchie
    http://mitchiekyuti.blogspot.com/

  26. October 28, 2012 / 11:25 am

    Looks so great on you! i should try this one too. I bought the pink pout but the color does not suit me 🙁 Btw, great review pretty shari! Thanks for this! ^_^

  27. October 29, 2012 / 7:57 am

    This looks beautiful on you 🙂 I love rich reds!
    I’m a new follower 😀
    x

  28. October 29, 2012 / 3:04 pm

    what a perfect true red! a great way to try out reds if you’re kind of unsure like i am 😛

    x

  29. November 3, 2012 / 10:14 am

    REd lips look stunning on you!

  30. November 7, 2012 / 4:04 am

    Love the color! It’s very red! 🙂

  31. May 11, 2013 / 10:39 am

    Loving the color on you!

    I have a video on youtube on red lipstick, thought u might be interested!

    Let me know what you think! 🙂

    x
    Tania Tj

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