Bésame Red – True Red, cool base, not warm. Like a navy red, bright and vibrant.
Noir-A Deep Plum, originally part of our Gatsby Collection . A semi-matte finish with one coat full coverage. The highest natural pigment content for a smooth, indelible, feather-proof finish. Enriched with squalene, vitamin C and aloe. Our vintage reproduction reds are the exact shades used by your favorite Hollywood starlets.
Victory red- Our 1941 - Victory Red comes in our beloved semi-matte finish with one coat full coverage. The highest natural pigment content for a smooth, indelible, feather-proof finish. Enriched with squalene, vitamin C and aloe.This color has strong staying power for a no-fuss perfect lip. Strong, clear, cool, vibrant red. More pigmented and a touch darker than Besame Red.
During the war, the American military forces commissioned the first “Victory Red” lipstick to women in uniform. The clear, strong tone looked vibrant when worn with the standard-issue, olive-drab jacket and skirt. The caps worn by women in the armed forces often featured a brilliant red braid trim detail, and “Victory Red” also accentuated this band.
The name references the Allied Victory in World War II. We painstakingly researched our red, based upon our collection of historical samples and lots of study. Our “Victory Red” is an absolutely faithful color-match to the original from 1941.