Red lips were all the rage at last weeks New York Fashion Week and Hollywood continued the trend as A-List actresses wore crimson and classic red shades onto the Red Carpet at this years Academy Awards. From the bold, red shades worn to the sexy and subtle shades, these red lips made their mark on the evenings makeup.
“Red lipstick is easy to wear for every woman and is essential for creating this seasons sexy pout. The trick to finding the right shade of red is understanding your skin tone. For a more natural red look keep it in the same color family as your complexion,” say VINCENT who has done makeup for BET, America’s Next Top Model, and American Idol.
“Cool skin tones will be more subtle with a blue based red like rubies or crimsons, while warmer skin tones will be more minimal in an orange-based red like a vermillion or a titian red,” VINCENT explains.
To keep your red lip looking red carpet ready VINCENT who also has worked with JORDIN SPARKS and LADY GAGA suggests you blend a bit of your foundation up over your lipline to soften the impact and sharpness of the red.
Some of us Juicy ladies are worried that our lips may be to full to carry off a red lip without looking clownish, but VINCENT says don’t fret.
“For fuller lips try using a lip pencil close to your lips natural shade for a softer line and avoid red lip pencils which can appear too hard and heavy. Use a highlighting product like YSLBeaute Touche Eclat or INGLOT Cosmetics Corrective Pen is the perfect way to bring added drama and definition to your red lip.”
So know out of the hundreds of brands which does VINCENT suggest?
“Some of my favorite easy to wear red shades include MAKE UP FOR EVER Lipstick on Moulin Rouge, MAC Cosmetics Matte Lipstick in Ruby Woo and OCC Makeup Lip Tar in Stalker or NSFW.”