Red lips is an attribute of luxury, glamour and sophisticated style, which is peculiar to women of high society or those who want to draw attention to their beauty looks. But if we are not talking about celebrity red carpet evening style, for the most women this may be a problem. Yep, red lipstick is a weapon and a problem.
Many girls are afraid of red lips, because this type of makeup can highlight imperfections, make skin or teeth yellow and the lips thinner. In fact, red lipstick is a universal makeup tool, you just have to choose wisely the shade or red according to your own color type.
Below you will find pictures of celebrity women with different hair and eye color. That information will help you to pick up the right shade of your red lipstick.
Makeup with red lipstick for blondes
If you’ve watched old Hollywood movies or at least has seen divas of this time, you could not escape the feeling that red lipstick has been created for blondes. It’s a Hollywood glamour classic: red lips and platinum blond wavy hair.
Impossible to deny that red lipstick is always great makeup option for modern blondes, but you need to be careful while choosing the right shade. Soft honey and classic golden blonde hair need scarlet shade of lipstick. Platinum and ash blonde hair is a basic for cold shades of red. Don’t forget about coral shades for softer beauty looks.
Makeup with red lipstick for dark hair
With dark haired women it seems even more transparent than with blondes. And it’s true, because dark-haired nymph can wear different shades of red lipstick, varying from cold crimson to warmer shades of carrot/brick.
Makeup with red lipstick for brown hair
With brown hair is a bit more complicated, because brown hair is intermediate between the two described above.
If you have a color type rather cold, like Olivia Wilde (medium brown hair, grey eyes and light skin), then choose cool shades of matte red lipstick. Glossy bright red lipstick is a good option for Latina type of girls with tanned or olive skin and brown eyes (Jessica Alba, Leighton Meester).
Bold and vivid red lip color is perfect for women like supermodel Miranda Kerr with pale porcelain skin and blue eyes.
Makeup with red lipstick for redheads
And finally, the red-haired beauties. Is the red lipstick a good idea for them? To answer this question, you have to take a look at the pictures of famous women with red hair and red lips. You will not need a lot of time to make sure that red lipstick looks great for redheads.
One little nuance that will help you avoid mistakes: when choosing proper shades, opt for warmer shades of carrot, brick and terracotta, because cool shades of red may break the harmony of your beauty look.