Most Iconic Lipstick Shades Throughout the Decades & Their Modern Day Counterparts
In honor of National Lipstick Day, it's only natural to look back on the best lipsticks throughout history. Women have been stashing, swiveling, and hydrating since the beginning of the 20th century, way before Marilyn Monroe graced us with her pouty lips. No matter what style you possess, there's a lipstick (or lipgloss) for every woman. We all have our own go-to personal colors (mine's red-orange), but that doesn't mean we haven't tested, tried, and yes, even failed with the trends over the years.
From flappers to Old Hollywood glamour to '80s neons, there isn't a color in the universe that doesn't have a lipstick to go with it. Even today, every trend you will see in this slideshow is still alive and well in the aisles of Ulta, Sephora, and your local drugstore. Only a true beauty junkie, though, will dedicate themselves to collecting every iconic product in the book. Shall we begin?
Just don't forget: while we remember how far we've come in the world of modern day beauty, let us never forget frosted lipgloss, butterfly clips, nor scrunchies.