Remember, you may be bold and fashion-forward, but that doesn’t mean your accountant boss will be a fan of your edgy, bold wine lips. You can maintain the wine color, but at the office, it’s best to water down the intensity by playing with the texture like Dianna Agron
's glossy berry stain. “Use the sheerest option, like a stain, tinted lip balm, or sheer gloss
,” says Quynh. If you already have a not-so-sheer lipstick you love, you can get the look by blotting until you’re just left with a hint of the original, or “soften the impact of a lipstick’s pigment by applying a clear balm to your lips beforehand
,” says Streicher.