From the runways in Paris to the red carpet in Hollywood, red lips are making on the comeback trail. Red lipstick spells allure, glamour, sophistication and oozes sex appeal. Stars recently spotted sporting the red pout include Taraji Henson , Keri Hilson and Kerry Washington. Each woman rocks the red lips with ease, yet each is wearing a different formula and shade that works for them.
Check out how you too can have them “seeing red”.
Taraji is all smiles in a matte red lipstick with an orange twist.
Try: Illamasqua Ignite $22
Keri’s red is a true cherry red, glossy with depth of color.
Try: Laura Geller Lipstick in On Stage $15.50
Kerry Washington opts for a sheer red lip.
Try: TheBalm Read My Lips Lipstick in Wanted (sheer cherry red) $17
And I can’t forget my all-time favorite red lipstick phenom – Sade. She hasn’t deviated from a classic look. I love that. I want to be like Sade when I grow up.
Try: Tarte LipSurgence™ Natural Matte Lip Stain in Fiery $24
Last tips on wearing red lipstick:
These women realize that less is more when wearing red lipstick. Keep the rest of your makeup to a minimum.
- Even skin
- Define eyes
- Subtly blush
- Line lips to keep red in place
- Wear excessive eyeshadow
- Over do blush