A Shade of Red: One Lipstick and One Hundred Women by Alyson Fox
Alyson Fox, an illustrator & photographer, has just released the most wonderful photo book entitled, A Shade of Red: One Lipstick and One Hundred Women. As the title suggests, Alyson’s photos captured 100 different women wearing one shade of lipstick, Revlon’s Certainly Red. Not only are the photos beautiful,  they showcase the transformative power of lipstick. Applying red lipstick can immediately transform how one feels, acts, and maybe even how others respond to you. Two of my favorite images from the book are posted above. The images truly speak for themselves. You can preview more of the images on Alyson’s website.  The book is available for purchase now @ Amazon and Barnes & Noble
I also decided I should try out the classic lipstick. I must say I was an instant fan! This lipstick performed and wore well without being the least bit drying. I’ve posted images and swatches below, but it is definitely one of the best drugstore lipsticks available:
Revlon Certain Red Lipstick & Alyson Fox’s lovely book “A Shade of Red”
Comparison swatches (L to R): M.A.C. Ruby Woo lipstick, Revlon Certainly Red lipstick, M.A.C. Heartless lipstick (L.E. Venomous Villains)
Full Face Swatch, Revlon Certainly Red lipstick
*note: a copy of this book was provided to me for post consideration by the PR company, I purchased the lipstick at my local CVS for personal use.

1 Comment on A Shade of Red by Alyson Fox & Revlon’s Certainly Red lipstick

  1. John Lazarus
    April 20, 2012 at 7:07 am (6 years ago)

    My wife absolutely loves Revlon lipstick. She could hardly contain herself last Christmas when I got her the kind that stays on for practically the whole day no matter what happens.

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