59+ Best Red Lips Quotes: Exclusive Selection

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Famous Red Lips Quotes

I always wear my Lip Lights gloss from the Karl Lagerfeld and ModelCo line. I like this brownish pink called St. Tropez Sunset. It’s like a take on your own lip colour but not too heightened. If I’m going out, I do the red. — Stella Maxwell

As for what I might wear, my mantra is that, no matter how chic the event, I don’t want to look too prim. I like wearing short cocktail frocks to black-tie events; it just always feels more like me, and a bright red lip is always a staple. — Elisabeth von Thurn und Taxis

I envy those who can wear red lipstick or any bold lip colour, really. My top lip just doesn’t seem to take colour – there’s nothing I can do to change that, so I usually just use a nude on the bottom lip. — Laura Mvula

We were a family that made our Halloween costumes. Or, more accurately, my mother made them. She took no suggestions or advice. Halloween costumes were her territory. She was the brain behind my brother’s winning girl costume, stuffing her own bra with newspapers for him to wear under a cashmere sweater and smearing red lipstick on his lips. — Ann Hood

Keep it simple. I usually have my hair up in a ballet bun and a great pair of sunglasses for when I’m on the go. On vacation, all you need is a sexy dress and great perfume, paired with a gorgeous red lip. — Lily Aldridge

When I get home, I’m not the boss like I am at work – I slip into a more feminine role. I take everything off and put on my Stella McCartney silk robe. I’ll put on a red lip or red nails, and it lifts my mood. Sexy underwear also gives you a spark. — Miranda Kerr

I feel weird without lipstick. Even after the first time I wore a really neon pink or a really bright red, I felt really strange without it there. My lips are a main feature, so I feel naked without them. — Marina and the Diamonds

If I have on a bright red lip, you’ll rarely ever catch me with eyeshadow on. It’s one or the other for me – pick one feature for the day and really focus on that. — Solange Knowles

Red lips and fragrance always top off an outfit for me. — Christina Aguilera

What I love about Sade other than her smooth and sultry voice is her willingness to be vulnerable. As a powerful, strong and beautiful woman of color, she showed her delicate, passionate side in a world where most of us are putting on a brave face. I love how effortless her style was and how consistent that red lip was! — Wynter Gordon

Chanel makes an incredible red lip, and Tarte makes the best nude colors! I also love Giorgio Armani lipsticks – the Rouge d’Armani. — Behati Prinsloo

I will always love red lips. — Rita Ora

I definitely think prom should feel sophisticated. I’m not really into cutouts and all that. I would go for a more simple look – maybe a dark-colored dress and a red lip and long wavy hair; and for nails, a French tip is always classic and cute! — Kylie Jenner

I put on lip balm first thing in the morning and always use it before I swipe on my red lipstick. — Heather Morris

Even on vacation, Rihanna’s easy breezy chic is not complete without a red lip. — Derek Blasberg

People always say you can’t do a red lip if you have red hair but I’ve never shied away from it. I think you can absolutely do that. It’s more about hair colour and complexion. — Kate Walsh

I just tend to do things to myself that I don’t realize I’m doing. Sometimes I bite my lip so that it splits and hurts, and yet I can’t stop. And sometimes I’d play shows on the last run, I’d scratch my neck while I was singing, and I’d horrified to see these red streaks of blood after. — Fiona Apple

You really just can’t go wrong with a classic red lip. — Jeffree Star

When I walked in on ‘Drag Race’ and saw Katya, I had no idea she was gonna be funny, because she was stunning. She had this perfect red lip, I remember looking into her eyes and being like, ‘This is a woman!’ Then she was really funny. She kind of presents normal, and it’s a one-two punch with the comedy. — Trixie Mattel

On my wedding day. I didn’t want a natural, blushing-bride look – I had a full-on hairdo and red lips. I thought it would be disingenuous to do the whole virginal look, so even though I had the white dress, I had pink net underneath. — Sophie Ellis-Bextor

My mom never used to put makeup on. But one day, when I was a kid, she had a red lip, and I was like, ‘Oh my God, you look so amazing!’ She said, ‘But if I wore it all the time, you would not have noticed.’ — Bianca Balti

I like smudgy black eyes and pale lips for evening. Red lipstick looks great on other girls, but it’s too much on me. — Saffron Aldridge

Don’t save bold lashes and red lips for nighttime – do it in the day! — Tyra Banks

We are often told we can’t have brains and beauty, and I really hope that my message is that you can put on that red lip and curl your hair and put on that power dress – you don’t have to sacrifice one for the other. — Tyra Banks

I love to play with make-up. I adapt my beauty look to my outfit, so as soon as I know what I’m wearing, I know if I want to go for a red lip or a smoky eye. I usually won’t put those two together, but it all depends on what outfit I’m going for. — Winnie Harlow

I really like a red lip as my go-to when I go out. — Phoebe Robinson

I don’t feel like myself without the red lip. I feel like I’m taking a risk or something without it. — Rita Ora

My go-to is a red lip. It’s a timeless fashion statement, and I’ve loved doing it ever since I was little. My favorite classic red is CoverGirl Lip Perfection in #305 Hot. — Gracie Gold

When I don’t feel like getting ready, just a pop of colour on the lips does the trick for me. I have this fond liking for RUBY WOO from Mac. It’s a Matte red colour and makes all the difference. — Krystle D’Souza

A fresh face with a red lip is timeless. It’s supermodern and relaxed but very chic. — Francois Nars

I love putting on a red lip. I don’t do it so much for events – somehow, I don’t seem to get it right – but when I just go to the pub or to a restaurant or something, I just put a red lip on. — Lily James

Lipstick is iconic. It’s the one product that marks out an era, and a certain lip colour can define a season. It makes me feel more ‘done’. I wear a beige lip in the day, but red when I’m going somewhere – it makes that transition from day to night. I just slick it on; I don’t bother with lipliner. — Kate Moss

I mix my lipsticks a lot. Depending on how I decide to do my eyes, I’ll decide to do my lips. I’ve never really loved wearing only red or purple, and sometimes just pink isn’t enough. — Keke Palmer

I’ve been embracing the red lip and just wearing it every day, not just for going out. And I get so many compliments on it. I love the Julie Hewett Rouge Noir: it’s sort of a forties red. — Stephanie March

I try not to wear foundation unless I have a giant pimple, which sometimes I do. For the red carpet, I may add a brighter colored lip and darker eyes. But my standard is blush and mascara. — Zoe Kravitz

I put some red stuff on my mouth and cheeks so I look healthy – any old red lip pencil and a lip colour from Dr. Hauschka in a crushed berry tone. I never put anything on my eyes, or I look like Joan Crawford. — Jane Birkin

Red lipstick has always been a classic. You have seen the red lip on people from Marilyn Monroe to Marilyn Manson. The right shade of red can turn a boring look into a bold, eye-catching statement. — Jeffree Star

Just a touch of eyeliner and red lips is glamorous. — Monica Bellucci

A lip brush is really helpful when applying a red lip because it makes the lines smoother. You can see a bumpy line from really far away. — Gracie Gold

Throwing on a black dress with black tights, cute booties, a great coat and throw a scarf over it. I think simple accessories and, if you want to make a pop, a great red lip. — Meghan Markle

Lipstick doesn’t really suit me. For shoots or when I go out, I use it – but if I use it all the time, it makes me look really old, so I keep it natural with nude or a natural pink. Though I did just do a shoot where they did a big red lip, and it looked amazing. — Jess Glynne

When I was younger, I was quite scared of a red lip. But I started listening to ’60s French ye-ye pop when I was making ‘Sucker.’ I was looking at Brigitte Bardot and those kinds of girls. When they were dressed up, it was often a bold red lip. — Charli XCX

I was so terrified before an audience that I would break out in these ugly red hives, and my lips would quiver at the sight of a word or a song. — Haley Bennett

I love a red lip – red is one of my favorite colors, and I really don’t wear many other lipstick colors than red. — Kendall Jenner

I really love a red lip, especially when I am feeling tired, as it brightens my whole face. — Miranda Kerr

I love color, so it’s rare to see me without at least a pop of a hot pink or bold red, even if it’s just a lip color pop! — Brandi Rhodes

A lot of people think I’m gay. I have really red lips, so they say I wear lipstick; they say my dance is very feminine, and a lot of people think I look like a girl. But that’s fine. I take the criticism positively. — Tiger Shroff

I think if you’re going to wear a red lip, you don’t want it wearing you, so it’s about finding the right colour. — Cate Blanchett

A brown lip liner will affect a red lipstick differently than a red lip liner. — Jillian Hervey

Youth is not a time of life; it is a state of mind; it is not a matter of rosy cheeks, red lips and supple knees; it is a matter of the will, quality of the imagination, a vigor of the emotions; it is the freshness of the deep springs of life. — Samuel Ullman

I walked into this industry blond with red lips, and I will leave this industry blond with red lips. Mark my words. — Rita Ora

I went to public high school in Scottsdale, Arizona, and I certainly wore a lot of makeup in high school. I experimented with a cat eye for a semester, and then, you know, a strong red lip because Courtney Love in Hole was all the rage. — Busy Philipps

I think I look great in pretty much everything… kidding! For the red carpet, I like to do really natural eyes and a nice sleek ponytail. Sometimes I’m into a really dark rouge, purple bold lip. — Barbara Palvin

I’m not one to experiment with lip colors. I tend to go for either red or a soft pink. — Charlotte Casiraghi

I love red or deep purple lips for events. — Cara Delevingne

Red lips don’t look good on blotchy, uneven skin. — Dita Von Teese

I go back to the rock n’ roll black leather jacket, red lips, smoky eyes. I like my high heels, maybe some leather pants or ripped jeans, things that have never really gone out of style. Again, it’s very reflective of who I am as a bandmate in our band. — Lzzy Hale

As a woman, I’ve learned that having a uniform of your staples or setting your look and saying what distinguishes you – like red lips or hair or whatever – leaves so much time for the rest of the day. — Natasha Lyonne

To me, it’s really easy to feel glamorous and beautiful with red lips. It’s great because you don’t have to do anything else. I don’t have to do anything to my face. I can have cleanly washed hair and if I just put on like a matte red lip, it just makes everything seem special. — Rashida Jones

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