The hottest red lips in Tinseltown

Thursday, 15 August 2013

The red lip never goes out of fashion, and just about every celeb has graced the red carpet with a fiery red pout. Here, our selection of the top red lips in Hollywood.

Celeb red lips
Pursuit of Happiness star, Thandie Newton, pulls off the red lip effortlessly thanks to her gorgeous skin tone. With a complexion like hers, pretty much any red shade will do.

Lets jump to the other end of the colour spectrum with Emma Watson and her Snow White complexion. She’s wearing a beautiful red lip with a slight blue undertone that complements her skin tone. Pair that with flushed cheeks and a subtle smokey eye, and you’ve got a pretty, feminine look.

We love how L.A.M.B creator Gwen Stefani pulls off a crimson red lip with glowing skin and peroxided hair.
Celeb red lips
If there’s ever a star that resembles a porcelain doll, it’s got to be Dita von Teese. With impeccably kept dark brows and the perfectly positioned beauty spot, the burlesque dancer adds a classic red lip and is ready to turn heads.

Who said that red heads can’t wear red lips? We’re crushing on the magnificent Jessica Chastain. Her hair, eyes and red lips are enough to make any girl jealous and any man swoon.

Who do you think wears the red lip best?

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Zoe has a bachelor’s degree in motion picture medium. She loves all things beauty and fashion. When she is not writing articles for the latest issue of Clicks Club Card magazine or BeautySouthAfrica.com, she is obsessed with gel nails, lengthening mascaras and healthy glowing skin! Zoe on Google+

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  1. Ayesh

    Love Emma and Dita’s looks. Would love to pull off the red Dita’s wearing. Absolutely stunning ladies.

    5 years ago •

  1. LayD

    Dita’s red lips and flawless complexion = stunning!

    5 years ago •

  1. Sue1N

    I love the matte look of Emma Watson. Gorgeous!

    5 years ago •

  1. Gross

    These ladies are all beautiful but Gwen Stefani’s makeup is too pale for me to carry off the colour. Such a classic and stong colour. Dita is gorgeous

    5 years ago •

  1. NicoleLom

    Not a day goes by without my YSL red lipstick.

    5 years ago •

  1. Sureshni

    I couldn’t find the perfect shade of red for my complexion but since discovering MAC ruby woo, it’s now my signature colour!

    5 years ago •

  1. Miss Kay

    Dita von Teese wears red lips like nobody else can. Classic and glamorous. Love it!

    5 years ago •

  1. Ferreira

    I am obsessed with the red lip trend at the moment! By using a lip liner in the same shade, colour in the entire lip for an all day red lip.

    5 years ago •

  1. Anni*

    Red’s a classic! it just has to be worn the right way!

    5 years ago •

  1. khumalo

    Its awesome. Maybe I must try it to get in style.

    5 years ago •

  1. Carlene

    Dita von Teese – exquisite old world glamour – love it!

    5 years ago •

  1. Queen Shai

    I too am fond of wearing red lipstick and just like Thandie I’v found the shade that compliments my shade.

    5 years ago •

  1. Pseudo_kate

    Dita is the reason why I adore a beautiful rich red lippie. Such a classic look and she carries it off so elegantly.

    5 years ago •

  1. DIVA

    Gwen Stefani is always rocking the red lips.

    5 years ago •

  1. Riana Alexander

    Gwen look stunning, maybe I must give it a try.

    5 years ago •

  1. Tasha

    I need to look for the right shade to make my teeth look whiter.

    5 years ago •

  1. AndreaM

    They all look wow but Dita is the QUEEN of red lips.

    5 years ago •

  1. fay

    I have always loved the way Dita Von Tees wears her read lip, looks amazing.

    5 years ago •

  1. akiyanna

    Gwen Stefani. She knows what works for her & she’s sticking to it. Red lips are her signature.

    5 years ago •

  1. blackrose

    I love red lips… it’s hot. It’s just hard to find the right shade of red though.

    5 years ago •

  1. me

    One has to be a bold and brave person to be able to wear these beautiful lips.

    5 years ago •

  1. Ruweida

    I love red lips, it’s sexy and feminine :)

    5 years ago •

  1. Heidi G

    Red lips are so sexy, especially when you are feeling confident to pull them off!

    5 years ago •

  1. NaturalDiva

    My favorites are Gwen Stefani and Dita von Teese.

    5 years ago •

  1. de Vos

    I’d say Gwen, she’s been rocking the red for years and it has just kind of become part of her image. She’s amazing!

    5 years ago •

  1. Sammy

    Love the different shades, especially Emma and Gwen.

    5 years ago •

  1. Cornelli

    The red lip I love the most must be Dita von Deese! She makes it look stunning!!!

    5 years ago •

  1. Pannack

    I love a good red lip but I am yet to find one that suits my complexion! Still on the hunt.

    5 years ago •

  1. Mpoyif

    Looks best on dark haired beauties with fair skin like Dita von Teese. Like Snow White.

    5 years ago •

  1. ABeauty

    Oh my, I love Emma Watson’s red lip and Thandie Newton.

    5 years ago •

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