If you're attempting to rock the red lips yourself. it is important to keep these red lipstick rules in mind, lest a "Code Red" is called on a makeup disaster!
DON'T overdo the rest of your makeup
Red lipstick is a pretty bold choice - and one that should be allowed to stand out on its own! Too much blush or colorful eyeshadow will distract from the lustrous look and risk you looking like a circus clown.
DO apply carefully
Red lipstick must be applied very very carefully to avoid bleeding color all over your mouth or teeth. Make sure to use a lip liner before applying, and blot between applications!
DON'T forget to regularly check-up and reapply if necessary!
Once red lipstick starts bleeding outside of your lip line or feathering, it's time to pull out the stop signs.
Touch-up your lipstick with a reapplication or blotting when necessary, and keep an eye on your lips every once in a while. Everybody else will be looking too - and you don't want to be the spectacle of the show!
DO flash a bright smile!
Why wear red lipstick if you're not going to put your smile on spotlight? Flash those pearly whites - they're perfectly complimented with a bright bold lipcolor!
DON'T get lipstick on your teeth.
Make sure to double-check a mirror before your start your dazzling smile show. Red lipstick stains teeth and can be quite tough to get off. Try the Vaseline-on-the-teeth trick to prevent any stray color and blot carefully after applying to make sure excess color doesn't end up on your teeth.