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Red Lipstick for Beginners + How Bright Lipstick Changed my Life

I remember the first time I wore a bright lip. It was this over-the-top coral that I teamed with my bleached blonde hair and a black shirt dress.  It was almost ten years ago, so I can forgive the bad hair and outift... but that lipstick CHANGED. MY. LIFE. Now, it wasn't the product (I can only imagine the ingredients) but it was the confidence that the lipstick gave me. I felt sparkly, alive, bright, and ready to take on the world. Since that fateful lipstick choice, I've been addicted. But it wasn't without it's confusion- buying lipsticks at the store or beauty counter, only to get them home and realise that they just weren't 'me'. That I couldn't pull...

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Makeup Inspiration Lookbook May 2016

The cold weather has hit us in Melbourne; but that's not to say we can stand out from the sea of black and grey that shrouds the city! A bold lip will do it. Here's some gorgeous new season makeup looks that all feature a bold, bright lip. You can easily recreate these looks at home using your Dusk by Adele shades. Suitable for all ages, skin tones, and looks. Stunning. Bright Coral. Taupe Smoky Eyes. Big lashes. Like this look? Try 5pm __________________________________________________________ Clean base. Neutral eyes. Orange based lip. Dewy Skin. Defined brows. Bright orange based red lips. Like these looks? Try 7pm __________________________________________________________ Defined brows. Eyes that pop. Bright Fuchsia lip. Like this look? Try 9pm __________________________________________________________...

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What's in standard red lipstick? (Trust me, it's not pretty!)

A few years back, there was a whole lot of internet chit-chatter about how much lipstick a woman eats in her lifetime (one source claims its 7 pounds!). Now while those claims remain unfounded, there's no denying that what we put on our bodies is akin to what we put in our bodies- and you want to be making sure it's as close to nature as possible. So what's in a standard red lipstick (and what makes Dusk by Adele so different)? Beeswax Used to harden products, it's not necessarily an ingredient that causes harm to our bodies- but is causing environmental issues (watch The Vanishing of the Bees)and brings up ethical issues of the use of animal products. Lanolin...

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DUSK BY ADELE PHOTOGRAPHY WITH ELISE GOW

Who better to shoot red lipstick than a fellow lover of red lipstick? Elise Gow, photographer extraordinaire, friend, fellow animal lover, vegetarian and total PRO, and I have worked together on a number of projects over the past two years. We're so proud of these beautiful images, and feel they truly reflect Dusk by Adele; natural, simple, easy, everyday beauty, You can connect with Elise here  

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