You Only Need This To Create A Signature Makeup Look

Time to tone it like you own it

Rihanna + fuchsia pink lips are BFFs.
18 Feb 2016

Rihanna + fuchsia pink lips are BFFs.

ELLE'S PICK: Urban Decay Sheer Revolution Lipstick in Anarchy, $33.

Taylor Swift has made this flaming red lip her signature look.
18 Feb 2016

Taylor Swift has made this flaming red lip her signature look.

ELLE'S PICK: Chanel Rouge Coco Stylo in Histoire, $49.

South Korean beauty Song Hye Kyo regularly dresses her pout in a gradient lip colour.
18 Feb 2016

South Korean beauty Song Hye Kyo regularly dresses her pout in a gradient lip colour.

ELLE'S PICK: Laneige Two Tone Lip Bar in Maxi Red, $34.

Lily Collins loves her wine tones.
18 Feb 2016

Lily Collins loves her wine tones.

ELLE'S PICK: Tom Ford Lip Lacquer in Ravageur, $80.

Actress Jennifer Lawrence has made soft pink her go-to (or should that be glow-to?) lip colour.
18 Feb 2016

Actress Jennifer Lawrence has made soft pink her go-to (or should that be glow-to?) lip colour.

ELLE'S PICK: Dior Rouge Baume in Rosebud, $48.

An unexpected shade (like this vibrant orange on model Liu Wen) totally makes a statement.
18 Feb 2016

An unexpected shade (like this vibrant orange on model Liu Wen) totally makes a statement.

ELLE'S PICK: Estée Lauder Pure Color Envy Matte Lipstick in Furious, $46.

Nude’s a colour too...just ask Angelina Jolie.
18 Feb 2016

Nude’s a colour too...just ask Angelina Jolie.

ELLE'S PICK: NARS Hot Sand Lip Gloss in Peach Champagne, $37.

So we were flipping through a bunch of celeb magazines when we realised something: The secret to the distinctive makeup looks of A-listers is down to one simple thing - a single, signature lip colour.

It totally makes sense, when you think about it. Sticking to one statement hue defines your entire look, no matter what shade of eyeshadow you go for or how you draw your eyeliner. Pick a colour that pops with your personality and it’ll be the first thing anyone sees coming.

Consistency is key, so remember to flaunt your pout in that chosen shade every chance you get.

But how to select the right colour for yourself? While there’s no shortcut to finding your perfect lippie hue except by trial and error, what you can do is get inspiration from celebs themselves.

Click through above to discover who’s rocking what, and which you can steal for yourself! 

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