While cosmetic companies produce more scarlets and crimsons than you can shake a (lip) stick at, we hope these classic reds will endure forever.
Chanel Rouge Hydrabase Creme Lipstick in Coco Red, $36. If red lips are all about capturing the glamour of long-past eras, there is no chicer feeling than uncapping a black lacquered, gold stamped tube of Chanel and playing Mademoiselle in her boudoir. Plus, the rich, moisturizing formula lasts and lasts.
Revlon Cherries in the Snow, $8. Certain makeup artists we know sigh with nostalgia when they bust out this bright, pinky-red and use it on their famous clients.
Shu Uemura Rouge Unlimited Lipstick in RD 165, $23. There's a reason this pretty color won a coveted spot on Allure's Best of Beauty list last year: It's a universal red that truly looks amazing with every skin tone. Yes, yours.
What's your go-to red?Why wearing red lipstick is like wearing a smile.
-- Erin Flaherty
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