There's a lot to love about a classic red lip. But one of our favorite reasons is that it stands out on its own, making it the ultimate in lazy-girl cosmetics — all you need is a quick curl of your eyelashes, a swipe of red lipstick, and you can waltz out the door looking polished and
cool. That's probably why we love a minimalist pairing with this makeup look the most — and we're not alone.
While there's no wrong way to wear a crimson pout, the hue looks incredibly fresh with barely-there eye makeup and full, natural brows, which is why there's no shortage of inspiration for this ultra-chic combo.
To prove that this swipe-and-go trend is a constant classic, we've rounded up a few examples of the leading ladies who wear it best. From Alexa Chung to Joan Smalls, you'll find more than enough iterations of the world's easiest (and most flattering) makeup look ahead. Now all you have to do is pick your hue
and click through to see our favorite ways to wear it. You'll be seeing red in no time...