Red Lips Day 13 – Revlon Fire & Ice Superlustrous Lipstick

Posted by Lipglossiping On March - 1 - 2011

After promising myself that I would attempt the next Red Lip with a bit more complementary colour on my eyes instead of a rudimentary streak of liquid liner, I failed.

Revlon Fire & Ice is a re-release of a shade that first saw light of day in 1952… this makes it an absolute perfect option for those wanting to recreate a retro red look!  Fire & Ice has that hint of orange that places it firmly in the 50s.

I’m looking forward to doing the swatch comparisons for the last 7 offerings because this one will contrast nicely to the cool-toned reds that I favour without being in the same ‘orange’ family as shades like Chanel Coromandel.

The formula is creamy and glossy, I tend to apply and blot before slicking on another layer.  Not hugely long-wearing but it fades cleanly.  This is a great shade if you want to dip your toe into warmer reds without going all out.

Plus, at £7.49… it makes for a good budget choice!


11 Responses to “Red Lips Day 13 – Revlon Fire & Ice Superlustrous Lipstick”

  1. Holy smokes! That is one red hot lippy. Quite a head turner; fab.

  2. Nina says:

    I love that color on you!

  3. Peggy says:

    what a gorgeous colour!

    XOXO

  4. gio says:

    That’s a gorgeous red shade!

  5. redtiger21 says:

    I have to say I’mnot keenon the shade. However, I do just love the packaging- reminds me of my mum’s makeup bag!

  6. Vijaya says:

    Doubt this’d look good on me. You totally rock it, though!

  7. Stacie says:

    Oooo your lips is on fire wahhhh wahhh
    Thats what I thought of when I read your post 😀

  8. Nora says:

    Fire & Ice is my favorite red! I mainly love how it applies; most of the reds I’ve tried are so drying, and this goes on like lip balm. Plus it seems a bit more ‘wearable’ to me, IDK. It looks great on you, too! <3

  9. Lillian says:

    So pretty! I need that colour :)

  10. Ali says:

    I have got to ask because your lips look always perfect! what do you do to scrub/prime them? cause they never look flacky and the colours stay on just seemlessly! Love it!

  11. Betsy says:

    Have you tried any of the other shades in the retro line? I also picked ‘demure’ on a whim, and I’ve been wearing it constantly since. It’s sheer (and, well, *demure*) but there’s something about it; it brightens my face up, and paired with eyeliner has a low-key chicness to it.

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