Tip #1: Exfoliate your lips on a regular basis - this will keep dry skin cells from sitting on top of your lips...which will make the lipstick color look uneven and not allow it to last as long, because your skin cells are falling off your lips, along with the lipstick.
Tip #2: Moisturize your lips with Rallye Balm after exfoliation. Massage a healthy amount into your lips to help strengthen the skin and smoothe the lines. Wipe off any excess, so there's not a layer of balm sitting on TOP of your lips.
Tip #3: Line your lips either with a pencil that matches Hibiskiss (like Roseberry) or the lipstick itself on a lip brush. With a dark color like this one, you want to make sure you draw good lines so that the color will enhance your lips and look even. Make sure to not just "draw a line" but pencil into your lips a little further, or use your finger to smudge the line into your lips. You just don't want a "ring around your mouth." Then apply straight from the tube.
Tip #4: Blot. Use a tissue, part your lips and slide the tissue in between. Roll your lips gently inward and back out, and remove tissue. Reapply lipstick from the tube.
Tip #5: Let the lipstick set. Let it dry. Don't drink anything, eat anything or touch your lips for just 5 minutes to give it a chance to set into your lip skin. You will appreciate doing this!
Tip #6: Try applying this as a stain with your finger. Using your clean ring finger, rub the slanted tip of the lipstick bullet a few times - and then dab onto your lips. This will create a lovely stain that looks like you just ate a handful of fresh picked raspberries.
.158 oz Net wt. 4.5g
FORMULATION: Instant Color
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Posted by Jo on 17th Aug 2014
I am so thankful that I was referred to Red Apple Lipstick by one of the members in a Facebook group I belong to. When I saw a photo of her wearing Hibiskiss, I knew I had to check out this company. I just received my first order, and it was like being a kid on Christmas morning! Hibiskiss on me is a deep rose pink. It is a stunning color! it feels like the most sensuous, silky balm on my lips and lasts a remarkably long time. I have so enjoyed Jay's Lipstick Tutorials! I learned so much! Jay, if these aren't on Youtube, they ought to be. I wish I had known these tips and tricks as a teenager when I first started wearing lipstick. Keep up the great work making all these super products! I am a Customer for Life!
Posted by Michelle on 10th Aug 2014
I wear several RAL shades of lipstick but this has become my favorite ! I love the color , love the feel AND the color stays on for hours ! LOVE IT !
Posted by April on 3rd Aug 2014
I own a lot of the RA lipsticks, but this is my go-to shade. It wears well and the shade is great all year round. I get compliments when I wear this. Never stop making this color! As always, thanks Jay and Andrea for your great products.
Posted by Melissa on 3rd Jul 2014
Just when I think I couldn't love another shade more than the one before! This color is absolutely amazing! The color is a lovely shade of brighter pink but not too bright. I have the same shade that I bought in GloMinerals but this formula is MUCH more soft and glides on without sticking. I get so many compliments on this color. Thank you for developing this color!
Posted by Jodi on 14th Apr 2014
Hibiskiss is *the* lip color every little girl who grew up listening to Cyndi Lauper wished her mother would let her wear. Maybe you couldn't rock it then, but now you can, and this hot pink is better than EVER. Not even the slightest hint of shimmer, this matte miracle stays put all day and brings any makeup scheme or outfit a special zing of intense color. I like to pair this with a bright but light eye look (with little liner) putting maximum focus on my superbly pink pout.
Posted by Unknown on 1st Apr 2014
This is a beautiful color on the brighter side. As the description says it looks great even when it wears down.
Posted by Fox on 27th Feb 2014
Ooh I love this colour. It's so saturated and vibrant but it isn't clownish or over done. It's this perfect fleshy colour with enough depth to add glamour.
Posted by Kerri on 20th Dec 2013
This lipstick is just gorgeous! I love the fact that it is "Gluten Free, Paraben Free, Nut/Tree Nut Free, Fragrance Free, Soy Free, and Toxin Free"!! My lips feel better when I use this and my Rallye Balm together. I've gotten lots of compliments on both! Keep adding more beautiful colors, Jay!!
Posted by Roseanne on 20th Nov 2013
I love your products.... Especially the Rallye Balm and as soon as the Hibiscus was released it became my favorite color. I have celiac and sooo appreciate clean products. I hope to market my own line of soaps and oils by next year and will try to adopt some of your marketing strategies. I think they are brilliant.
Posted by Karen on 17th Nov 2013
I'm surprised that nobody is talking about the fact that Hibisskiss and some of the other new lipsticks are fragrance-free! I loved the look and feel of previous Red Apple Lipsticks I purchased, but because of the fragrance I couldn't wear them. My body is an allergic nightmare and fragrances are near the top of the list of things I have to try to avoid. I had written to Jay about this issue, and wow! Soon there was a batch of fragrance-free colors! Thanks, Jay and Andrea! I bought several, and this one is my favorite. Fabulous!
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