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New Year's Eve Beauty: Our Favorite Red Lipsticks

Ring in 2014 with our favorite shades of red.
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There is no better time to break out a red lip than New Year's Eve, when sequins and shine reign supreme -- whether you're at a black tie affair or laying low at a friend's pad. And though the style team's 2014 ball drop agenda varies from seeing John Legend in Vegas to hitting a hillside house party in sunny SoCal, one thing is certain across the board: bold red lips for all. 

Below, the style crew shares their favorite red shades perfect for puckering up once the clock strikes 12 -- and anytime before or after. 

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Erin Weinger, style editor 

"I'm a fair-skinned redhead, so Burberry's Brick Red No. 19 Lip Cover ($30) -- which is an almost natural earthy red -- is my obsession. During the day, I layer it over Burt's Bees Lip Balm ($3.29) so it goes on sheer. But for New Year's Eve, I'll swipe it sans balm so it's dark and bold." 

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Stephanie Chan, contributing editor 

"I don't really wear red lipstick. But YSL's Rouge Pur Couture in Le Rouge 1 ($34) is the only red I own. It just makes me feel pretty."  


Ashley Lee, contributing editor 

"Chanel's Rouge Coco in Gabrielle ($34) is practically season-less, spicing up my daytime and nighttime outfits all year long. I'm definitely ringing in 2014 with the same hue that came through in 2013."



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