Your collection embodies surfer-girl chic. I love how effortless yet glamorous the feel is. Where did you get inspiration for this fresh-faced collection?
"I thought about the women of the '50s and '60s who never considered leaving home without a full face of makeup and modernized that. I wanted to make it about having color on, but still being active like going surfing. It was about combining a glamour girl with a sporty modern girl."
I’m sure all the products in the collection feel like your babies, but if you had to choose, which one do you love most — and why?
"The Revlon Baby Stick™ for Lips & Cheeks in Pink Passion is my favorite of the three. I love them because they offer a great flush of color and are really easy to use, no mirror required. I’m also very partial to the new shades of Revlon ColorBurst™ Lip Butter — they are balmy, hydrating, and colorful. I realize you asked for just one, but it’s really hard to choose just one since I was so close to this collection. Even just now I thought about how much I love the Seashell shade of Revlon ColorStay™ LongWear Nail Enamel. It’s such a pretty blush color!"
Revlon ColorBurst™ Lip Butter, $6.49, available at Target.
Revlon ColorStay™ LongWear Nail Enamel, $8.25, available at Soap.com.
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"Definitely try the Revlon ColorStay™ Ultimate Suede Lipstick — it’s great. The lipstick is highly pigmented, longwearing, and actually comfortable! You don’t have that drying, heavy feeling that some long-wear lipsticks can have. You can wear it alone or sometimes I layer it with Revlon Just Bitten™ Kissable Balm Stain."
For the girl that is afraid of bright colors but wants to ease into them, what are some tips for incorporating a splash of brights into her everyday look?
"I suggest she try using Revlon ColorStay™ Crème Gel Liner in White Mist from The Pacific Coast Collection as an accent or highlighter — think outside the box. Also, for a bolder look, apply a little bit of wet eyeshadow to eyelashes so you get a fun emerald, baby-blue, or cobalt-blue lash while maintaining black roots, which is more flattering, kind of unexpected, and cool."
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Revlon ColorStay™ Ultimate Suede Lipstick, $9.99, available at Drugstore.com.
Revlon Just Bitten™ Kissable Balm Stain, $8.99, available at Drugstore.com.
Revlon ColorStay™ Crème Gel Liner, $9.99, available at Drugstore.com.
Photo: Courtesy of Revlon