Red Lips, Four Ways

Every girl can pull off red lips. You just need to find a style the suits you.

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Every girl can pull off red lips. You just need to find a style the suits you.

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1 The Glossy Finish

If you can’t find your favourite shade of red lip gloss, dab clear lip gloss at the centre of your lips over your red lipstick. Stay away from the edges, though, as the gloss will run.

YSL Vernis à Lèvres Vinyl Cream in 413 Bourgogne Alternatif, $51

Too Faced Melted Latex Liquified High Shine Lipstick in I’m Bossy, $33

2 The Stain Effect 

Apply lipstick to the centre of your lips, patting it with your fingertip for a stained effect. Blot with a tissue then, using your fingertip, pat on a tiny bit more product just to the centre of your lips. 

Dior Rouge Dior Liquid Lip Matte in 999 Matte, $50

Lancôme L’Absolu Velours in 172 Velour d’Etincelle, $44

Mamonde Highlight Lip Tint in No 7 Main Title, $18

3 The Ombre

Gently pat concealer all over your lips as a base. Next, apply lipstick to the inner centre of the lips, then spread the colour outwards with your fingertip.

LANEIGE x YCH Two Tone Matte Lip Bar in No 3 Milk Blurring, $36

Smashbox Be Legendary Triple Tone Lipstick in Red Ombre, $42

4 The Classic

For a longer-lasting effect, fill the entire lip with a red lip liner that matches your lipstick. Next, swipe on the red lippie and blot to remove oils that may cause your lipstick to bleed. Blot again, then apply a final coat.

LANEIGE Silk Intense Lipstick in 330 Clean Effect, $36

Chanel Rouge Allure in 176 Independante, $50

Shu Uemura Rouge Rouge Unlimited in RD 170, $38 mited in 8

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