While dark lips maybe the beauty trend of the season, the classic red lip is evergreen (or ever-red?) It has the power to instantly amp up the confidence level of any outfit, alleviate a bad hair/skin/life day. But as life affirming as a perfect red pout can be, it is also very easy to get terribly, terribly wrong. The struggles that people who love wearing red lipsticks go through are too many to count, but here are 7 tweets that perfectly capture the emotions of mastering the red lip:
This beauty mantra that you need to repeat over and over again.
i need eyeliner as black as my heart, lipstick as red as the blood of my fallen enemies— Sarcasm :) (@SarcasmPage) September 28, 2016
These incredibly useful hacks you wish you had known sooner.
Life hack: Wear red lipstick to distract people from the dark circles under your eyes and the hopeless look of despair on your face.— yogiiii (@claire_gladman) September 22, 2016
The ugly truth.
hell is no chapstick on a matte red lipstick-wearing day— heeseung kim (@heeseung) November 16, 2015
Our ‘Life Goals’ list probably looks like this:
all I need in life: red lipstick and friends that don't turn into disappointments— sara (@saravanillabean) September 22, 2016
The savage reply we need to dole out the next time we hear this:
A guy tried to tell me that he doesn't like girls who wear red lipstick like 1-800-DID-I-ASK— Catherine Rosch (@CSPAN_junkie) September 22, 2016
The relationship advice that resonates deeper than any other.
Get yourself a man who can slay in red lipstick better than you pic.twitter.com/fhMaOFmdHa— ˗ˏˋʝ/studying✧ ˎˊ˗ (@contournamjoon) September 30, 2016
Want to know if your favourite lipstick has made it to our hall of fame? Stay tuned for the big reveal of the Elle Beauty Awards 2016, on 5th October.