by kate

How lucky am I?!! I was already on the hunt for my own sizzling shade of red when M asked me to road test my favorite find for the Daily. So, I marched myself down Michigan Ave. and made my way to the Estee Lauder counter at Chicago’s Neiman Marcus.

That’s where I met Ken. (Don’t get any ideas…)

What can I do for you? He had a curious look in his eyes. So curious I wondered if he was dying to wipe off my entire face and start from square one.

Well, I’m really just looking for the perfect red lip. Anything you’d recommend that’s modern, bold and works for an on-the-go lifestyle?

His face lit up. Why of course. I’ve got just the thing. 

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And then, BAM. I blinked and suddenly had a glossy red pout that made me feel, well, pretty darn good.

My mini-transformation, came courtesy of Ken and Estee Lauder’s Hot Cherry Pure Color High Intensity Lip Lacquer. I have to admit, the color is bold, but I love it! Surprisingly, this is a lip lacquer,but has the same intensity as a lipstick, and really works like a stand-alone color. No lip liner or base is needed and best of all, it stays on all day! While Ken used a lip brush to apply the color to my lips, I don’t. I just use the wand applicator and my lips are good-to-go.

If you’re looking to update your look, try on a pair of red lips. There are literally dozens of shades, textures, and finishes to choose from in every available price point. From matte to velvet to shiny—whatever your lip-loving pleasure, you’re in luck, because you’ll find that perfect shade made just for you. I know I did!

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