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    V for Victory (Red)

     As I mentioned in the previous post, I’ve been a red lipstick lover for years. Last week I was doing a Google search for something 40s makeup related and a few of the links I went to mentioned Bésame Cosmetics. I had never heard of the brand before. Seeing as that I am a fan of all things vintage beauty I was immediately interested.   I checked out their website and was taken by the beautiful packaging and the variety of red lipsticks available. I was also interested to learn about the Agent Carter 1946 collection. Unfortunately, as commonly happens with me I was finding out about it a few…

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    I’ve never met a red lipstick I didn’t like

    Welcome to the chaos! Since it’s Valentines month I thought I would focus on red lipstick and other makeup. I’ve had a love affair with red lipstick for as long as I can remember. There’s just something about the color that makes me feel powerful whenever I wear it. There is also the aspect of history and old Hollywood glamour that appeals to a vintage fan like me. Here is just a part of my red lipstick collection. I just love trying different shades and variations on the color and different textures like matte and glossy. You can’t go wrong with a classic red lip. It goes with almost everything…