Fashion, Lookbook

15 Reasons to start wearing blue lipstick right now

It's 2015, folks, and the era of dull red lips has come to a screeching halt.

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Let’s be real – how many of us are terrified to try wearing lipstick the shade of anything else than scarlet red? It’s 2015, folks, and the era of dull red lips has come to a screeching halt. Now, it’s all about making a statement, and looking amazing while doing it. So prepare yourself for a change of heart.

1. Maybe you’re in the mood to slay.

2. Or you’re feeling yourself.


3. Maybe your hair is the perfect shade of pastel blue.Β 

4. Or it’s red, and you just don’t care.

5. Maybe you’re just going for something simple.Β 

6. Or you’re going ALL OUT.Β 

7. Either way, you know you’re fabulous.Β 

8. Nobody will question your taste at work again.Β 

9. Because you’re not from this world.Β 

10. It works perfectly with that flower crown you’ve got lying around.Β 

11. Perhaps you’re just playing around.

12. Or you’re dead serious.Β 

13. But really, you know you look flawless.

14. Even if you pretend you aren’t really trying.Β 

15. And you know Rihanna can do no wrong – and neither can you.Β 

Laila Alawa

Laila Alawa

Laila Alawa is the CEO and Founder of The Tempest, a leading media company where the world goes to hear the stories of diverse millennial women. She is also the host for The Expose, a weekly podcast tackling tough topics with snark and wit. Her work has been mentioned in The Guardian, BuzzFeed, The Atlantic, Mashable, Color Lines, Bustle, Feministing, The Washington Post, and The Boston Globe. She's also appeared on Al-Jazeera America, BBC World News, NPR, and Huffington Post Live.

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