By Meirav Devash. Photos: Getty Images, Courtesy of Instagram, YouTube.
“Heels and red lipstick will put the fear of God into people,” Dita Von Teese once told the New York Times, and she ought to know. Red lipstick has been a staple of femininity since Cleopatra wore a paste made from crushed carmine beetles and ants, but it has been a wild ride. We rounded up the best moments in red lipstick history and the It Girls who made them happen.
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