I Heart RiRi Woo

8 May 2013

If you've already seen enough raves about RiRi Woo, then I suggest you look away now, because I am well and truly aboard the rave train.
MAC RiRi Woo lipstick - £14.00 - to be released again in June as part of the RiRi Hearts Mac collection

Usually when it comes to new products, I like to test them out for at least a good month before they make their way on to my blog. I've had my hands on RiRi Woo for less than twenty four hours, and already it's found its way on here, it's just that good. I made it through a plate of lasagne plus drinks with my pout intact - result.

Although I've not got the original Ruby Woo to compare with, for anyone who does, after wading through the promotional bumph, it looks like RiRi Woo is a less drying, slightly more blue version of the former. It's no big secret that Rihanna loves Ruby Woo, hence why the two are so similar.

In terms of colour, this is a proper, bold red. It's not too warm, it's not too cold, it's spot on and I can't imagine anyone it wouldn't suit. I can normally only get away with berry reds, so I have been literally jumping for joy at how well this works for me. Colour aside though, it's the formula that's blown me away with this. I've never swatched a retro matte lipstick, but I hope they release more shades in this formula, because I absolutely love it. Most 'matte' lipsticks still have an element of shine to them in order to keep them creamy, but RiRi Woo doesn't. It's a completely flat matte, which I personally think looks great combined with dewy skin. It also lasts really really well because of this. If you suffer from very dry lips this might not be so flattering on you, but I have no problem with it.

Overall, I'm super happy that I caved in to the hype and purchased RiRi Woo, and will most likely purchase a back up next time it's released. Yes, It's not in the super shiny RiRi Hearts Mac packaging, but I'm kind of glad, because I love the original MAC packaging - plus, the signature engraving is a really sweet touch.

19 comments

  1. That lipstick just gave me a chill. It looks so good.

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  2. This shade is gorgeous, I am so jealous you got one! I find it so hard to find a perfect Red, sounds like you've found yours in this!

    http://hannahrebekahcampbell.blogspot.com xx

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  3. I want this lipstick so bad it looks gorgeous and I love the packaging!
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  4. This colour is to die for! I'm oh so jealous that you have it!

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    Jamie ♥

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  5. Such an amazing colour! I wouldn't dare to wear it though :D haha
    Great post!

    XO
    scribblesofvalerie.com

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  6. This is such a pretty shade! :)

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  7. Got mine today, haven't even worn it and i already love it! :) x

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  8. OMG this color looks to good to be true!
    <3

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  9. Defiantly gonna pop into MAC tomorrow for this!! Looks so good

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    Xo

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  10. I really love this shade and tempted to buy however I have red hair and I am a sucker when it comes to lipsticks as I feel it will not suit my hair or make me look very unwell against my pale skin so I always stick to purple :( do you think it would suit or should I play safe ? xx

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  11. Good to hear the formula isn't really drying and that it lasts on your lips! I'm sure this is a stunning red that would look great on almost everyone :)

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  12. So so amazing! Wish I got my hands on one!

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  13. Ooh la la, this looks amazing!

    Brunette in Louboutins A fashion & lifestyle blog.

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  14. It looks so beautiful that I'd never use it! I wouldnt want to ruin it :)

    x

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  15. I brought my RiRi woo too although haven't worn it yet, I'm waiting for the weekend to try it out. I can't wait, it's so beautiful!! xo

    Hannah xo | Glitter and Sparkle

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  16. I am adding this to my wish list. I love Ruby Woo but sometimes feel it is a bit too drying.

    Laura
    www.whitewintersblog.com

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Thank you for all of your comments - I read and appreciate every one :)