Rihanna once told Elle that lipstick is her favorite beauty product because “it draws attention away from any flaws. When someone is wearing lipstick, you just assume they’re wearing a full face of makeup.” And to be honest, we can’t help but agree. When we’re on a time crunch and don’t have time to put on our other staples, like foundation and mascara, a bold lippie somehow makes our look feel complete, even if nothing else is there.
And once fall arrives, vampy shades will definitely be our go-to. Though we’ve already locked down a slew of colors to keep on the docket, a little inspo certainly doesn’t help either. Here are some standout red carpet beauty moments made all the better with bold, dark lipstick.