A red lip is all kinds of cool. A Bollywood celebrity wearing a red lip? Now that is hot! We have heard it all too often, girls saying that they have not found the right shade of red for their skin tone or that they don’t have the confidence to pull off a scarlet lip. So let us get that piece of misinformation out of the way.

There is a red for everyone. For every skin tone and every hair colour, there is a complementing shade of red. Here are some Bollywood celebrities who have worn a classic red lip, and have knocked it out of the park.

Fair skin tones
 

Fair skin tones

Fair skin tones usually have pink undertones, so complement it using cool-toned red lipsticks with blue or purple undertones. These shades will make your teeth look whiter!

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Medium skin tones
 

Medium skin tones

Medium skin tones tend to have yellow or peach-y undertones. Orange or tangerine reds will suits these complexions very well as they cancel out the green in these skin tones. You could also try yellow-based reds to complement your skin tone.

Try: Kareena Kapoor Khan Lakmé Absolute Pout Definer in Red Seductress

Deep skin tones
 

Deep skin tones

Deep skin tones are beautiful and can carry of most reds. Look for deep, true reds that do not have a light base, as these may tend to look ashy on your skin. Brown-reds, candy apple reds and burgundy reds will complement the richness of your skin tones.

Try: Lakmé Absolute Matte Melt Liquid Lip Color in Red Smoke

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