Red Lips Day 8: Estee Lauder Pure Color Lipstick in Extravagant Berry

Posted by Lipglossiping On January - 18 - 2011

A rich, berry red with a small amount of shimmer… I’ve worn this beautiful shade plenty of times since I received it at a press event last year but never as ‘full on’ as this.

It’s pretty vampy!

I usually apply with my fingers and blot it down to a stain but in the image above, I’ve applied with a lip brush before blotting on a piece of tissue.

I would feel far too conspicuous to wear this so bold in the daytime but I reckon I could give it a go on an evening out?

Longevity was really good on this one… 4 hours of near perfect wear despite drinking and munching on a packet of crisps.  Plus, as it fades… I think I love it more as it gives a sexier, slightly smudgy round the edges look.

Extravagant Berry is a limited edition shade that was released for Christmas 2010… it’s still around, but won’t be for much longer!


30 Responses to “Red Lips Day 8: Estee Lauder Pure Color Lipstick in Extravagant Berry”

  1. It looks so wonderful on you! Really WONDERFUL LOOKING! It suits you very well!

  2. Sarah says:

    you look very vampish and seductive!! my favourite shade i think xxx

  3. Brittany says:

    You look stunning, what a stunning shade! Red totally suits you! You could definitely get away with it during the day! But I do agree, it’s probably best suited for the night, being that it’s so beautifully vampy :)

    Love Britt xxx

  4. Alison says:

    Absolutely beautiful – like this very much on you!

  5. Charlie says:

    I have this and it doesn’t suit me. I’m jealous because its a beautiful colour and really looks fab on you.

  6. Sarah says:

    Such a lovely rich colour! Really suits you :) …Estee Lauder is a tad out of my student price range, but this looks the perfect berry red colour :) x

  7. lishlash says:

    This is definitely my favourite red so far!

  8. DalaLuz says:

    It looks gorgeous!

  9. liloo says:

    one of the most gorgeous reds i’ve seen and what a packaging. gorgeous gorgeous gorgeous, a gem to have xx

  10. Chrissy says:

    I think I’m far too nervous about a red lip to pull it off…but it’s stunning. I’d just lay in bed and stare at the bullet…

  11. Arianne says:

    Wow. This is my favourite on you by a long shot. Very glamourous!

  12. kirsty says:

    This looks PERFECT on you!

  13. This colour is beautiful. Looks gorgeous in the tube, too – that gold shimmer is lush.

  14. PinkySpanish says:

    I love this one on you! It makes you look young and fresh-faced. Your expression here too, you look naughty. All in all a winner, love.

  15. Poppy says:

    You’ve seemed to have lost more weight! great going! down to normal already luv?

  16. Phoebe says:

    My mum wears strong lips like this all the time and I think it can realy add a lot of interest to a look! xxx

  17. Lila says:

    This shade looks best on you! Really ^_^

  18. Jeneille says:

    Ok..this is my favorite on you! Wow! Absolutely stunning.

  19. redtiger21 says:

    That’s a verrrrryy nice shade!

  20. muamontreal says:

    No, no , no and no : don’t just use it for a night out….Such a waste, it looks wonderful on you…This is a fantastic color on you, FANTASMABULOUS ….

    Caro xxx

  21. Maca says:

    That looks PERFECT, wear it always, wear it to the supermarket, wear it to the friggin’ shower! My favorite red on you so far, the first red that doesn’t look orange on you.

  22. Gemx says:

    That red looks gorgeous on you! It’s lovely, even in the tube it looks fab!

  23. eRiN says:

    Oh wow, that is absolutely stunning on you!!! I have similar skintones and now really want this ^.^ Especially because of all that gorgeous gold shimmer on the bullet!

  24. Venice says:

    gorgeous gorgeous color! looks especially good on you! =)…wish we have them here in Manila.

  25. em x says:

    omg how can every single red you’ve shown us look so good

    so not fair :-)

    plaese dont leave till a night out, you rock red

    em x

  26. PlatinumV says:

    I’m perplexed… the lipstick image shows a wonderful deep dark red with golden shimmer. On lips just the so-common red that each brand has. I’m really disappointed.
    o_O
    V

  27. Elsie Barley says:

    Very old Hollywood, VERY glamorous! You look amazing.

  28. AlicatAHL says:

    As a rule I hate red lips – on me or on anyone as it looks, gosh how can I say this without being rude or insulting – common? BUT! By god this is a lovely red! I can’t wear red at all as I have olive toned skin and bright red dyed hair and red lips just clash big time, but I can honestly see myself at least trying this. It’s really lovely!

  29. Jennifer says:

    Wow, it is beautiful…. and the lipstick itself looks very very pretty!

  30. tass says:

    I think this colour looks absolutely AMAZING on you!

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