Red lipstick is one of the only beauty staples that never goes off trend. Gracing make-up bags and dressing tables for decades, red lips are synonymous with timeless glamour and elegance, as well as adding serious allure.
Not just for special occasions, red lipstick has filtered down into our day-to-day. Whether you want to dress up a casual look at the weekend, or make that shift from day to night, a slick of red lipstick change be a real game-changer.
The only thing standing in the way of many a woman and her perfect pout? The quest for finding a shade that suits. Whether it’s the drastic change from your usual look or the idea that it won’t suit your complexion, thanks to the rich range of reds there’s the perfect one for everyone, it’s just a matter of finding it.
Deep red tones are big for AW14, with models at Naeem Khan styled with caberet-inspired full pouts while make-up artist Tom Pecheux ran with the Little Red Riding Hood trend, giving models a stained-look with colour only in the centre of the mouth.
We've rounded up our tried and tested favourite lipsticks, from purse-friendly classics like Rimmel's Kate Moss range, to the new releases which have taken the beauty world by storm like Estee Lauder's new Color Envy collection, and the old favourites such as Mac's Ruby Woo. Check them out for the perfect red pout...