Lips that range from deep cherry to aubergine rocked the fall runways, and the best news is that this trend is extremely wearable. “Wine looks good on a variety of skin tones, making it one of the easiest colors to pull off,”
says Creative Makeup Director for Fashion Fair Sam Fine
. But makeup artist Kate Lee
cautions against making sure you “don’t end up looking like The Cure
’s Robert Smith” with a smudged, too-dark shade. How to get it right? “Experiment with different shades on the wine spectrum, then play with the intensity by blotting and layering,” says Lee. Whatever your skin tone and age, we’ll show you how to work your Merlot like you mean it.