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We'll admit that when we think bold lip colours, berry is not the first shade to come to mind. After all, red lips are the go-to for any woman who wants to rock a fierce, statement-making lip colour, pink is the safe and sweet option, and coral screams fun and energy (or if you're curious to find out what your lipstick shade says about your personality, read this).
But if you think about it, berry, while not as in-your-face as red lipstick, still manages to make an impact and exude assertiveness.
How to keep it from looking too vampy or gothic? Our advice: Go easy on the rest of your makeup. Skip the eyeliner but accentuate your eyes with mascara. If you have to use blusher, don't go overboard with it. And always remember to pair it with well-groomed brows to frame your face, like these celebs: