Quynh Nguyen-Dang

(Really Red is a photo project celebrating red lips and the women who love them. If you’re a red lip devotee, please visit the launch post for more info & to submit your own. Afraid to go red? I hope these photos inspire you to find your own perfect shade!)

  • Name: Quynh
  • Age: 29
  • Red of Choice: My first and last purchase was YSL Rogue Pur Couture Lipstick in #1 Le Rouge. If I want a bit of sparkle, I’ll do L’Oreal Colour Riche Lipstick in 297.
  • First red memory: My mother had an orange-based red Estée Lauder lipstick that I would play with when no one was looking.
  • Tip for finding the perfect red: DON’T LISTEN TO ANYONE! Those so-called “universal shades” like MAC’s Ruby Woo might not work for you and that’s ok.
    Use a lip primer or cover your lips with foundation/powder before testing your colour. It helps the colour stay true.
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