Ahhh, the power of a red lip! Ask most women and they’ll explain to you what happens once they throw on their favorite red lipstick. Lucky for you, we'll fill you in on the secret; trust us, you will want to know. Women who love rocking a ruby-red or cheery-looking lip can quite literally transform into a different person after putting on this ‘ready to take on the world’ hue. Psychologists and theorists believe wearing red either as an article of clothing or as a beauty enhancement boosts one’s confidence and helps one own the space that they are in. Scarlet, crimson, candy apple, rouge -- Latinas are known for empowering themselves with all the shades of the red rainbow spectrum when it comes to red lipstick. As a Latina, I remember seeing my mamá, tias, y primas' auras change completely after one swipe of the rouge-ready hue. That’s why we’re obsessing over Roselyn Sanchez's latest shimmery cherry pop red lip color.
The mother-of-two shows off her firey lip
Whether you’re a makeup junkie or a minimalist beauty girl, you have to admit the Puerto Rican actress knows how to add a modern-day twist to her Latina-approved red lippie. Recently, the Grand Hotel star hit the red carpet sporting a Pat McGrath Blitztrance Lipstick in Blood Rush, $40, looking absolutely gorgeous.
Pat McGrath Blitztrance Lipstick in Blood Rush, $40, patmcgrath.com
Her life-long makeup artist Paul Anthony was behind her couture-creme lipstick. When the MUA created this lip look, he was going for an elegant yet electrifying feel that would WOW the world. It’s safe to say this unique lipstick delivers a haute yet hi-fi glow through the lavish texture of the infused-emollient formula.
The power of a red lippie
Our advice, take your beauty look to the next level and add this glitzy red to your makeup game ASAP. We promise you won’t disappoint, and maybe you’ll take your mamá, tias, y primas a new beauty trick!
Go for it, and get ready to transform into an even more impactful woman with one touch of red and tons of glitter.