6 New Ways To Wear Red On Your Lips & Lids

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It seems like there's nothing new to say about red lipstick, right? We all know it's a classic, an easy way to pull together an outfit that otherwise feels "meh" to you, and a makeup-bag must. But before you say you know everything about how to wear the shade and move on, you're going to want to check out the slideshow ahead.

We've compiled six bold new ways — and places — to wear the hue, and we bet you'll find at least one you haven't tried. Happy experimenting!
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Don't want to give up your classic red lip, even for a night? Then try applying it with your fingers for a lived-in, perfectly smudged look.
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The easiest way to amp up your classic cat-eye is to incorporate a thick strip of crimson right on top of it. Fierce!
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A burnt brick-red is the cool girl's alternative to bright cherry.
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Rust-red tones look amazing brushed across the eyelids and smudged out along the lower lashes. Just add lip balm and you're set.
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Why wear one red on your lips when you can wear two? Start by filling in your lips using a rich, wine-red liner, then layer over that with burgundy.
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Sparkly red lips (the beauty equivalent of Dorothy's shoes) make enough of a statement that you can skip eye makeup altogether.
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