Get involved with The Red Lippy Project!

Posted by Lipglossiping On June - 9 - 2013

It’s June and the mercury is soaring.  Great.  “Woohoo”, you all shout! (collectively, go on…)

But, this has put me in a quandry… you see, I don’t wear red lipstick when it’s hot.  You know how it is, your moustache sweats and the last thing you want is red lipstick smearing in a southerly direction down your chin.

And for that image?  You’re welcome.

But the thing is, it’s an important week… it’s Cervical Screening Awareness Week and that can only mean one thing…

It’s time for THE Red Lippy Project.

the-red-lippy-project

From today, until the 15th June, I’d be super-proud of you all if you grabbed your most obnoxiously beautiful red lipsticks and gave them a twirl.  Put them on rotation and give them a thorough outing.  If anyone asks why, tell them all about The Red Lippy Project and how you’re doing your bit to promote Cervical Screening Awareness Week because ladies, 20% of us still dodge our smear tests.

Let’s talk about that for a minute.  Twenty freakin’ percent.  Seriously… we’re not all immune from the big C, our bloody wonderful NHS provides us with a free screening that saves up to 5,000 lives every year, and 1 in every 5 of us aren’t actually using this opportunity to get checked out?  Madness.

572c7e46d14311e2a82b22000a9f1408_7

I’ll be wearing seven of my most impressive, in-yer-face red lipsticks this week and instagramming them as I go.  I’m not gonna pretend that wearing red lipstick is a hardship for me, and the thought of asking my family and friends to sponsor me to do so is akin to asking them to donate generously whilst I eat cake.  It’s not gonna happen.  So, instead I’m donating £10 to the cause by texting TRLP80 £10 to 70070

Men grow their silken moustaches in November in the name of charidee and you know damn well that we look far more sassy sporting a hot red lip.  Even if it does end up on our teeth.

If you’re getting involved, link me up to your blog posts, instagram pictures, facebooks and tweets below! 

And most of all, tell your friend/sister/daughter/mother/neighbour to go get her cervix scrutinised.


4 Responses to “Get involved with The Red Lippy Project!”

  1. sharnek says:

    I’m wearing YSL Rouge Pur Couture #13.

  2. Nicky says:

    So happy to hear you’re doing your bit for the world!

    Nicky
    xx

  3. Terese says:

    Wore my red today!! MAC’s Ruby Woo. Will be “Rocking the Red” all week!! Thanks for posting this!!!

    -Terese

  4. Wordbird says:

    Such a good cause to support! I dodged my smear tests for over a decade and when I did finally have one, it turned out that they’d just caught the yucky changes in time for me to dodge the bullet.
    So yes, ladies go get your smear test done. It’s a tiny bit of embarrassment and a yucky hour, (because let’s face it, it’s not as much fun as eating cake), but it can save your life. Your LIFE!

    Wearing Bourgeois Sweet Kiss 56 Rouge Sur Mesure. xxx

Leave a Reply

RANDOM

5 days on the Purifyne Beautifyne Juice Cleanse...

I’m not your classic party girl… but if I were, I’d be panicking right about now.  You see, December is the most traditional of party …

Red Lip Series: Kevyn Aucoin The Expert Lip Tint in Dantique

It’s been a while huh?  I’m thinking that the temperature has dropped enough now to kick-start the red lip series again… I’m easing myself back …

Deal Alert: Massive saving! Elemis Tri-Enzyme Set on QVC (TSV)

Fancy a new luxury skincare regime to ease you gently into the cooler months?  How about saving around 60% while you’re at it? For today …

Last Chance to win a Beauty Blender!

All aboard!  I have 3 to give away! My giveaway is closing this evening at 11pm BST – get those last minute entries in! Click …

W7 Metallic Mercury NOTD

You thought you’d seen the last of these right? Wrong. A thoroughly decent 2-coater, the duochrome effect is more apparent on this one in the …

Chanel Rouge Coco in Mademoiselle

I didn’t buy it… it was on my list, but I thought I’d better try it at the counter first.  The SA applied it on …

Cheeky Nail Paints: The Feeling's Neutral

Only a couple of months old, Cheeky Cosmetics, the sister brand of Cowshed is making waves online with their new range of 21 nail paints …

Boots No7 Beautiful Skin BB Cream (what a lovely tinted moisturiser)

So, staunchly ploughing my way through the UK available BB Creams (but slowly, very slowly)… the next on my radar was the Boots No7 Beautiful …

Butter London Poole NOTD

I’m watching the poor postman out the window in his flourescent orange windcheater. He’s got an armful of a envelopes and is being blown all …

Jemma Kidd Lip Gloss FREE with Bodyform

Now, despite fears that I may sound like your Mum… I HAVE to talk to you about sanitary wear, are you sitting comfortably?  Not fidgeting?  …

POPULAR

CLOSED: Competition Time: Givenchy Very Irresistible L'eau en Rose Perfume!

Want to really spoil Mum this Mother’s Day?  Or perhaps you just want to spoil yourself?  It’s ok… I won’t judge… there are plenty of …

CLOSED - Win it! The Body Shop Expert Brush Collection

I don’t know about you, but I woke up this morning with a distinct “Hello Monday morning, I’ve been expecting you…” kinda feeling.  Maybe it’s …

Win a gorgeous "glow" trio with prizes from Urban Decay, New CID, & Arbonne!

COMPETITION NOW CLOSED! WINNER IS: “IZABELLA” (COMMENT #96045) – WINNER HAS BEEN EMAILED!   It’s still January, the MET office have just issued yet another …

Hello? Is this thing on?

Phew, that was a little unexpected. For those of you who haven’t had the misfortune of reading my hand-wringing tweets and woe-ridden facebook updates, let …

Avoid the brush off with Oral-B Pro-Expert

There’s a new toothpaste in town. It’s lean, mean and err not very minty as it happens.  Featuring the revolutionary bacteria-busting ingredient Stabilised Stannous Flouride, …

Big savings on French Pharmacy brands, win my Escentual.com top picks!

I’m of the firm opinion that for the money, French pharmacy brands offer some of the best solutions for diffcult skin-types. Escentual.com have long been …

Win it! 3 EcoTools Bamboo Bronzer Brushes to win!

I’ve written about these before, you know I love them, I want you to love them too! So why not have a go at winning …

FOTD Busting out of the comfort zone!

You may recall my bitter moans last week about how when presented with a rare opportunity to spend an indecent amount of time playing with …

Dear Obesity...

We have been together for over 20 years, our lives so entwined that I’ve never been sure how to live without you.  I would like …

Urban Decay The Black Palette - Photos & Swatches

The soon-to-be-released Black Palette from US eyeshadow maestro’s Urban Decay is an altogether darker affair than the recent Naked set… The Black Palette includes 6, …

  • Categories

  • Archives

  • Admin

  • Ads