Red lipstick is hands-down my favorite go-to for dressing up - especially since I rarely ever change my makeup look. Even if I literally only do one thing to change my look from day-to-night, this is it. It took me a very long time to even consider wearing a color brighter than medium-pink (like, 25 years), but once I embraced the dark side (literally), it made dressing up much more fun.
Of course, this didn't come without some trial and error. I found that I look MUCH better in orange reds (much to my liking - it's my favorite color!), rather than blue or purple reds. As much as I love the idea of wearing that trendy vampy ox blood color, it's probably not in the cards for me (insert sad face emoji here). Either way, I found what works for me, and I'm sticking with it.
Check out my top 5 reds and my "Red through the Years" photos below! Of course, let me know if you have any suggestions! I'm always looking for a new one to add to my lipstick arsenal ;).