The Best Red Lipstick Quotes
Posted on October 06 2016
The classic red lipstick look has a cultural following, and with it, a long wonderful history. In this article, we will share the best quotes concerning our favorite popular lipstick choice. From red-carpet glam to that hipster-barista, women everywhere are feeling beautiful and spirited when wearing red lipstick.
“I believe I have the perfect red lipstick for every woman”
– Julie Hewett
Be careful of the power of the red lip, as some women may find it hard to live without it after wearing it…
“If I walk outside without lipstick, I feel naked!”
– Sofia Vergara
“All I need is my Chanel dress, my Louboutins, and some red lipstick.” – Blake Lively
“Beauty to me is about being comfortable in your own skin. That, or a kick-ass red lipstick”
– Gwyneth Paltrow
Red: the Most Enchanting Color
Oscar Wilde, enchanted by the red lips of a beautiful woman, once wrote “And her sweet red lips on these lips of mine / Burned like the ruby fire set / In the swinging lamp of a crimson shrine”
His prose fills the reader’s mind with extravagant visions of two lovers surrounded by the lushness of red. He saturates the image with color by reiterating red with the words “ruby” and “crimson,” you begin to wonder if it’s the woman he loves or just the color. Whether it’s the vibrancy of the hue or the actual act of wearing it on our lips, there is something about red lipstick that bewitches the opposite sex.
“She was the kind of girl who wore dark lipstick and didn’t need to speak a word to seduce you.”
– Stephen F. Campbell
Red Means Business.
But, let’s be honest, we’re not just wearing the color to ensure our date goes well or get the attention of a crush, red lipstick is also about determination in all parts of life, not just the sex life. This particular color of lip product is known to be worn by a woman that commands attention, and, as a recent poll found, red lipstick is perceived to be a statement of confidence and competency in the workplace.
The quotes below seem to back up the poll’s findings, by suggesting that red lipstick, may be one of the missing ingredients for any woman in need of empowerment.
“She has a way with words, red lipstick, and making an entrance.”
– Kate Spade
“Heels and red lipstick will put the God into people.”
– Dita Von Teese
Red Lipstick: Power in a Tube
Its ability to entice and empower are backed up by scientific and cultural proof. There are numerous quotes from icons and celebrities saying it inspires confidence and even happiness in a woman.
Fashion industry legend, CoCo Chanel was once quoted, “If you’re sad, add more lipstick and attack.”
She knew a great lip signified a happy, confident woman. The quotes below endorse her belief.
“Resolve to worry less and rock a red lip.”
– Mary Kay Ash
“Nothing says confidence and glamour like a classic red lip.”
– Bobbi Brown
We hope you enjoyed our favorite red lipstick quotes!
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