Skip Nav
Hair
Victoria's Secret Angel Sara Sampaio Did Her Own Hair For the Show
Models
7 Pharmacy Beauty Products Victoria's Secret Angels Always Buy
Healthy Eating Tips
7 Foods to Absolutely Avoid If You Want Clear, Glowing Skin
Makeup
Glamorous Beauty Gifts For the Kardashian-Jenner In Your Life

When to Wear Bold Red, Pink and Plum Lipstick

Find Your Best Dramatic Lip Colour, Whatever the Occasion

Bold lip hues can bring a normal makeup look to even greater heights. But how do you know if you should opt for a red lip look over a hot pink one, or whether or not a vampy lipstick colour is appropriate? This go-to cheat sheet will have you practicing good lipstick behaviour, whatever your needs may be.

When to Wear Hot Pink A flirty hot pink hue, like Estée Lauder Vivid Shine Lipstick in Magnetic Magenta ($45) is still a staple, even in the cooler months. Swipe it on for a sexy date night or even for brunch with your girlfriends.

When to Wear Brick Red Always a classic, a brick red lipstick, like Revlon Matte Lipstick in Really Red ($21.95), is a bright colour that adds class to any look. Pair it with your cat-eye makeup, or add it to your holiday makeup pouch to spruce up your outfit for a special event.

When to Wear Moody Plum This lipstick hue, like Mimco Garnet Lipstick ($15), works when you want to make a serious statement. Since this colour is a little edgier, reserve it for a night out with your girlfriends, and be sure to couple it with a metallic smoky eye.

Image Source: Getty
Join The Conversation
Storybook Cosmetics Harry Potter Eye Shadow Palette
Shop Caudalie, Sephora, Supergoop, Tarte Gifts
Shop Nudestix, Benefit, Becca and Tarte at Sephora Australia
17-Year-Old Boy Beauty Vlogger
SiliSponge Makeup-Blender Tool
Skincare Lessons for Your 30s
Reddit Broken Makeup Stories
Grandma Lill's Makeup Tutorials
World AIDS Day: MAC Aids Fund and Viva Glam History
Pretty Beauty Products Gift Ideas

POPSUGAR, the #1 independent media and technology company for women. Where more than 75 million women go for original, inspirational content that feeds their passions and interests.

From Our Partners
Latest Beauty
All the Latest From Ryan Reynolds