RealHer was founded on the idea that our make-up rituals deeply affect the way we view ourselves: imbuing positivity and motivation into our makeup gives us the power we need to take on the day. RealHer is a line of cruelty-free cosmetics that feature empowering quotes on each item, celebrating the individuality and power that all girls have. RealHer wants make-up to act as a source of confidence, not insecurity. Regardless of how we look on the outside, we’re beautiful because we have the power to be impactful. Each purchase of RealHer donates $3 to the AAUW – a women’s advocacy group, donating to scholarships, legal funds, and causes central to furthering women’s advancement.
Marcia is the light-colored lipstick queen, so I happily tested the three darker shades of the five.
Women Rule the World / Pink is a beautiful matte medium pink. It’s deeper than a Barbie Doll pink, but is still bright and feminine. This has quickly become my favorite pink lippie because it’s super creamy, pretty, and I definitely do think women rule the world!!
Be Yourself Be RealHer / Deep Red is a beautiful orangey red. I didn’t think my thin lips could wear this shade, but it’s very flattering on since it has just enough shine to give it some depth.
I am Powerful / Wine is probably my least favorite of the three as it’s a tad too dark for my complexion and my thin lips. If you have slightly more lush lips you will rock I am Powerful. I think it will really be striking with very pale skin or very dark skin.
It seems that lately lipstick brands are creating beautiful shades but ones that are too dark for my personal taste. That’s not the case at all with Real Her. They’ve created 5 shades that make it easy to find one that works perfectly for everyone. I love the packaging, I love the names of the lipsticks, and I love the wear of these.
I Love Myself / Nude is a peachy nude that is definitely on the light side. I can easily throw this on and go about my life knowing I’ve added some color but not enough that makes me uncomfortable. Applying a lipliner first adds more depth and can change the color to one that’s more noticeable. The look of I Love Myself is almost metallic. It’s very satiny and glistens.
I Define Beauty Myself / Mauve has become a favorite. This beautiful pink mauve is the shade I look for when I’m going out and want a lipstick that looks like I’m wearing lipstick yet still makes me feel comfortable. I think it’s a universal shade that most women could wear.
My lip picture was taken under bathroom light but in real life, it’s looks more like my swatch. Just the right amount of pink.
I Define Beauty Myself has a totally different finish than I Love Myself. This is a true cream finish that is full bodied. I feel this covers my lips beautifully and completely. It lasts several hours on me before I have to reapply.
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