Morticia Addams's memorable red lipstick moment

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13 Memorable Red Lipstick Moments In Movie History

A timeless lip color.

Of all the lipstick shades any beauty can own, one shade reigns supreme: a bold, rich red. Red lipstick forever conveys power and beauty. In movies it’s an even more useful tool, instantly demanding and commanding attention of the audience, often sharing the message of who is in control of the scene. Both onscreen and off, red lipstick can say so much without speaking a word.

Tap through for 13 memorable movie moments featuring a powerful red lip.

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Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1953)

Marylin Monroe and Jane Russell were known for wearing signature red lipstick—especially in this scene as Lorelei and Dorothy in Gentlemen Prefer Blondes.

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