Red Means Go (At Least For Lips).

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Nothing rivals the strength, glamour and power of a red lip, especially in Autumn 2014.

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Angelina Jolie often wears a red lip to big events, and isn’t afraid to change the tone depending on the event and her skin and hair colour at the time. Source: Supplied

Don’t be afraid of a red lip. It’s getting the tones right for your complexion that makes it work. Here are five that will stay fast and match your complexion:

 The red shade works with: Pale skin, dark hair:

L’Oreal Infallible 2-step Longwear Lipstick has a smooth gel top coat at one end and a liquid lipstick at the other. It is bright and bold red. With no shimmer, this color matches well with pale skin, and brunette hair tones. With 24 hour colour, it goes the distance through even through the toughest workout.

L’Oreal Infallible 2-step Longwear Lipstick, Colour: 506

RRP: $29.95

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Blue-red tones of red lipstick suit pale skin.

The right red tone for: Blondes with any colour skin.

M.A.C makes great lip colours, and  Mineralize Rich Lipstick in Be A Lady is no exception. It is a matte light red coral in colour, so great for blondes or for a subtler red. The colour is long lasting and during the colder season will keep your lips looking warm all day.

M.A.C Mineralize Rich Lipstick, Colour: Be a Lady

RRP: $46

 The perfect red tone for: Pink skin and light brown or blonde hair.

The Benefit counter at Myer Sydney city  is one of the busiest in the world, and we know why. The products are great. With shea, mango butter and vitamin E, the thick and creamy texture of Hydra-Smooth Lip Colour will keep your lips looking and feeling smooth and soft all day. Try it in “juicy details”, a natural pink red, and in medium-full coverage for a long lasting colour.

Benefit Hydra-Smooth Lip Colour, Colour: Juicy Details

RRP: $28

Red Lips

Red Lips can make your teeth look whiter and enhance your complexion.

 The red lip for every complexion

Laura Mercier Crème Smooth Lip Colours enhance lips with a sultry splash. Olive Oil and Vitamin E ensure it glides on and lasts the day without leaving your lips dry. Strawberry sorbet is a subtler red with deep pink hues that matches all skin and hair tones.

Laura Mercier Crème Smooth Lip Colour in strawberry sorbet is available from April 7th.

RRP: $35

 A red for brunettes and darker skin tones

Curtis Collection by Victoria has a new “Glam” lipstick range. The texture is thick and creamy, so you only need to touch up your lips a few times a day. Try it in “Kelly”, a rich mauve red that suits darker skin and hair tones. The colour will stay on throughout your day and will transform your everyday look with style and glamour.

Curtis Collection by Victoria, Glam lipstick, Colour: Kelly

RRP: $30

By BB Intern Dominique Tait

Red Lips

We picked a red to match every skin tone, as well as lip colours that go the distance when working out.

What red lip colour works for you and why?

 

 

 

 

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