How to Recreate Gwen Stefani’s Iconic Red Lipstick Look

A red lipstick look is an iconic,  classic way to elevate and brighten up any makeup look.

These six lip products are great for recreating Gwen Stefani’s iconic red lipstick look, and then personalising it.

Red lipstick is symbolic of strength, and wearing red lipstick creates a bold, feminine and powerful look.

Who is Gwen Stefani and Why is Her Red Lip Look So Iconic?

Gwen Stefani is an American singer and songwriter who became famous in the 1990s as the lead singer for a rock band before starting her solo career. 

Her red lipstick look is iconic because she swears by it and it’s her go to makeup look. Her grandmother gave her a red lipstick when she was 18 and she told In Style “I remember how it made me feel: darling.”

Gwen Stefani recently released her own makeup range called GXVE, it is sold in Sephora and features eight product categories including eyeshadow quads, gel pencil waterproof eyeliners, ultra-fine brow pencils, sculpting eyebrow pencils, a hydrating face oil, a liquid matte lipstick, a satin lipstick, and a matte lipstick.

Click HERE to check out her new makeup range.

GXVE by Gwen Stefani’s Original Me Clean High-Performance Matte Lipstick – $26

This is the lipstick that Gwen Stefani launched in March 2022 after being asked for 35 years what red lipstick she wears. This lipstick is a luxurious, high performance clean formula with high colour payoff and a velvety matte finish. It is also vegan and cruelty free, and packaged with recyclable materials. It is long lasting and comes in five different shades.

Burt’s Bees Watermelon Rush Squeezy Tinted Balm – $9.76

Perfect for a natural hint of colour, lip balm will moisturise and tint the lips all at once. For just the right amount of colour and shine, this natural origin formula is enriched with responsibly sourced beeswax and hydrating cocoa butter for a gorgeous finishing touch to a makeup look. This balm will allow for a confident makeup look with its light fruity scent and delicious watermelon flavour. 

Lük Beautifood’s Tangerine Pomegranate Lip Nourish – $29.95 and Lük Beautifood’s Rosé Lip Nourish – $29.95

These natural lip products will provide a sheer to medium coverage in a gorgeous shades. This product is perfect for a more subtle red lip look, it’s a cross between lip balm and lipstick, and works well for everyday wear and for an instant pick me up. This product comes with a luxe, velvet touch lipstick case with premium magnet technology to keep the lipstick safe and make sure the lid never falls off. The Lip Nourish goes on with an incredibly soft, soothing texture that’s not too shiny or pigmented.

Nu Skin’s Power Lips Fluid Roar – $44.00

This long wearing colour will encourage the feeling of power, its unique sueded comfort cushion technology provides a high performance, weightless feel. It won’t leave the lips feeling sticky, it’ll leave them feeling soft and comfortable due to ingredients like avocado oil and Vitamin E. 

Mellow Cosmetics Capri Matte Liquid Lip Paint – $26.00

To spice up the lips this limited edition Lip Paint is perfect. It is a glamorous dark burgundy and is 100% vegan and cruelty free.  This lip paint will create the iconic red lip look and will stay in place all day. 

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