Want to know the easiest way to look festive fast? (Of course you do.) Swipe on a statement lip color and keep the rest of your look minimal. This shade is clutch for rushed mornings, holiday parties, and when you are going straight from office to party.

By Heather Muir Maffei
November 14, 2016

Finding the perfect red lip can be exhausting (too orange, too blue, too dark), so we did the work for you by testing a sea of them on different skin tones. The winner? This creamy, metallic cranberry lip color—Colourpop 3-Way Ultra Metallic Lip ($6, colourpop.com). The metallic finish is on-trend (shout-out to the ‘90s girls) yet still sophisticated, thanks to tiny gold flecks (read: no chunky glitter here). Here’s how to nail the look in five minutes flat. 

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