Red lipstick is shorthand for "Can't touch this," which is why they're staples with cool girls like Maggie Gyllenhaal, Gwen Stefani, and Scarlett Johansson (who wore crimson with her red-hot dress to the L.A. premiere of Vicky Cristina Barcelona).
What's that you say? Red's not your color? Umm... yeah it is. Try one of these and call me in the morning:
If you're pale: Try Clinique in Angel Red. It has a blue-violet undertone and looks striking against fair skin. Or, go for Dior Replenishing Lip Color in Action Red. This is more of a brownish-red, but it's still bold.
If you're medium to dark: You can handle more intense color without it looking too garish. Vincent Longo Lipstain Lipstick in Belle Etoile is a rich, deep red with a little luster. For an even more defiant stamp, try Kat Von D's Painted Love Lipstick in Underage Red. Yeow!
Subtle? No. Gorgeous? Absolutely.Get more tips on How To Wear Red Lipstick from lipstick queen Poppy King.
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