These looks feature red lipstick. Red lipstick is like the little black dress or perfect strand of pearls, bringing sophistication or sultriness to an evening look.With so many variations in skin tone and undertones in women of color, the right shade of red can depend on a slew of factors, even the color of clothing. Don't be afraid to experiment to find the shade of red that you love.
In general, these shades tend to work:
Pale/fair and light olive skin tends to look better in cool reds, berry reds like cranberry, with blue undertones.
Medium skin tones look great in brownish-reds.
Olive skin looks best in yellow or orange-based reds.
Dark skin can handle more intense color, like deep reds and reds with blue undertones.
Take a look at these celebrities wearing red lipstick for inspiration and to give you a look at red lipstick on different skin tones.