Marilyn Monroe had one. Gwen Stefani doesn't leave the house without hers. And, Dita Von Teese is notorious for it. No, we're not talking about a sexy attitude — we're talking about an iconic red lipstick (although, we'd say, the two go hand-in-hand). These daring ladies' sumptuous pouts prove that ruby lips really can be part of our uniform.
Finding the perfect red — because there are a lot of variations out there — can be tricky. Are you more of a brick red girl or does your skin lend itself better to those in the blue-red family?If you're not sure which to go for, start here, then check out this handy-dandy slideshow to see the best shades of red in every color category. We guarantee you'll find a shade that's worthy of a total K.O.