If you're generally wary of wearing bold shades of lipstick or gloss, it's likely that you'll make those first forays into colour for an evening look. We get it — dark nights make bright colours look a little more muted and a whole lot more formal — but we think you're cool enough to rock a bright lip during the day, too. A power pout will brighten up your complexion and class up your whole look, even if you just rolled out of bed. Check out these punchy puckers from Taraji P. Henson and Alexa Chung, for example. They look perfectly elegant (and a little bit sassy) with just one saturated swipe. Get even more inspiration when you scroll down.
These Celebrities Prove the Versatility of a Bright Lip