With tween heartthrobs and beauty queens splashed across the pages of our favourite magazines, it comes as a huge relief to see rocker-designer-icon-mom Gwen Stefani return to the spotlight with her band, ’90s hitmakers No Doubt–along with her trademark red lip and Old Hollywood/California skater girl look.
We love: The drama of a high-intensity red lip. It’s a bold statement that easily transitions from day to night.
Get the look: For a fresh summer look, pair the red lip with minimal, natural-looking makeup, making your lips the focal point. Perfect your pout by exfoliating lips first, then use a red lip liner for definition and apply the shade of your choice. For a look like Gwen’s, try MAC’s Ruby Woo ($14.50 at MAC counters) and L’Oréal Paris Infallible Le Rouge ($11.99 at Shoppers Drug Mart).
See No Doubt’s video for the new single “Settle Down” here.
Text: Kate Murphy