Love the idea of a bold pout but can't quite embrace red lips? Consider a high-impact pink. "If you wear a subtle pink lipstick during the day, a brighter rose hue will blend in on top of any residual color," says makeup artist Joette Balsamo. It's easy but "totally transformative," she says.
YSL Rouge Pur Couture lipstick in No. 7, $30; sephora.com.