Laura Whitmore on How to Wear a Red Lip and Not End Up a Mess

The red lip. One of the most iconic looks to bestow a Hollywood face—Marilyn Monroe, Betty Davis and even Grace Kelly all toyed with it. It has the power to turn any face into that of a movie starlet (it does help that the aforementioned women all had lovely faces, I should add).

I love a red lip. I try to refrain myself from wearing it regularly and keep it for those more important occasions. I love its ability to take any day look into nighttime glamour. Within seconds you can completely transform yourself!